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2014-09-29 12:22:07

Source: New Auto Care Association E-Tailing Study BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In terms of dollars spent on automotive replacement parts through online purchasing or e-tailing, three categories represent half of the e-tail dollar volume in 2013, according to E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket from the Auto Care Association. The top three product categories are braking systems (primarily pads and shoes); ignition and engine (fuel pumps, alternators, ignition...

2014-09-26 23:06:27

Oasis Energy now offers discounted electricity and natural gas rates to VCOC members and is donating a portion of the proceeds to assist local vets with job placement and training. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Today Oasis Energy and the Veterans Chamber of Commerce (VCOC) introduce a new program designed to directly assist veterans and their families. The VCOC in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey has chosen Oasis Energy as their partner to offer VCOC members in PA, NJ...

2014-09-26 23:01:34

Encouraged by smart, effective public policies, more and more Maryland K-12 schools are turning to solar to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot program....

2014-09-26 23:00:32

Organizing your Warehouse is a helpful guide to anyone looking to improve their inventory tracking by moving from a paper or manual tracking to a more accurate and efficient software system. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Organizing your Warehouse is a helpful guide to anyone looking to improve their inventory tracking by moving from a paper or manual tracking to a more accurate and efficient software system. The most common question asked when the making decision to move...

2014-09-25 16:22:53

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong" or the "Company;" NYSE: HASI), a leading sustainable infrastructure investor, today announced that its President and CEO, Jeffrey Eckel, will speak at Energy 2030 On the Road presented by the Alliance to Save Energy in New York City on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The Energy 2030 campaign seeks to encourage government and private sector organizations to double U.S....

2014-09-25 12:21:06

ALTOONA, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz announced today it will close the store located at 700 Potomac Avenue in Hagerstown, Maryland on September 30, 2014. Store associates from this location will be retained and relocated to one of the other eight existing stores in the Hagerstown area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20061212/CLTU039LOGO "While the decision to close a store is never easy," says CEO Joe Sheetz, "we are continually assessing the performance of our...

2014-09-25 08:33:25

100-Gigabit Network to Provide Ultra-High Performance and Throughput Required by Research and Higher Education Communities COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX), a multi-state optical transport network operated by the University of Maryland, and BYTEGRID Holdings LLC, a provider of multi-tenant data centers, today announced a strategic partnership that will leverage the resources of both organizations to provide an advanced...

2014-09-24 23:14:20

The Board of Directors of Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County (PCC) has announced the appointment of Leslie Graham to be their next President and CEO. Ms. Graham will succeed Steve Galen, who is retiring after leading PCC since its inception in 1997. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Board of Directors of Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County (PCC) has announced the appointment of Leslie Graham to be their next President and CEO. Ms. Graham will...

2014-09-24 23:01:54

In a feat of long-distance detection, astronomers led by experts at the University of Maryland have found water vapor in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized planet nearly 729 trillion miles from Earth. This is the smallest planet for which scientists have been able to identify chemical components of its atmosphere. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Astronomers have found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet about four times bigger than Earth, in the constellation Cygnus about 124 light years...

2014-09-24 23:01:22

Dr. Greg Swistak and Active Family Chiropractic in Gaithersburg, MD are celebrating the clinic’s 10-year anniversary this month with fond reminiscences, plans for the future and a valuable promotion for patients. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Active Family Chiropractic in Gaithersburg, MD and the clinic’s founder, Dr. Greg Swistak, are celebrating the practice’s 10-year anniversary this month. To mark the occasion, Dr. Swistak recently took a moment to reflect on the...


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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