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2014-10-01 16:20:51

New dealership opened in Strathmore, Alberta STRATHMORE, Alberta, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Kazien Auto Group opened another dealership in the Strathmore-area at 1040 Westridge Road, Strathmore, Alberta, T1P 1H8. The group is excited to announce the opening of Strathmore Ford, as it marks a very significant advancement in the group's future in Alberta. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/149733 Employees at Strathmore Ford operate under the motto...

2014-10-01 12:28:32

Larry Hogan Withstands Democrat Onslaught, In Striking Distance of Brown ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland, My Maryland PAC, an Independent Expenditure entity that supports Larry Hogan's gubernatorial campaign, today released results from its recently commissioned survey. Conducted by Gonzales and Associates, the poll found Lt. Governor Anthony Brown clinging to a statistically even race with 9% of voters undecided. The poll was conducted by Gonzales Research...

2014-09-30 23:23:00

New VHB tapes, now available at Strouse, are the thinnest acrylic foam tape products offered in 3M’s VHB portfolio. Westminster, Maryland (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 3M has added four new thin VHB products to their portfolio of acrylic very high bond tapes. 3M 5906, 3M 5907, 3M 5908, and 3M 5909 are conformable VHBs which help create the strongest bond possible to a wide range of substrates. These acrylic foam tapes are used for bonding to difficult surfaces such as paints, low surface...

2014-09-30 16:28:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasly Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the world's leader in the natural way to modernize medicine, announced today the launch of Deepure. Deepure is a line of nutraceuticals developed to address men and women concerned with supporting their overall health and staying healthy and vibrant into old age while helping keep their health care cost down. The line includes three condition-specific, whole-food and herb-based formulas, namely, ProHeart...

2014-09-30 16:25:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Rewards - Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program - has been named top Hotel Loyalty Program in the first-ever Fortune and Travel + Leisure Best in Business Travel Survey, which tapped jet-setting readers for their thoughts on the best of the best brands for those on the road. The recognition comes on the heels of U.S. News & World Report awarding Marriott Rewards the Best Rewards Program for the second...

2014-09-30 16:22:25

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities are warning customers about a scam involving a telephone caller posing as a utility company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. Scams involving callers asking for utility bill payment via Green Dot cards have been reported by customers in all of FirstEnergy's service areas from Ohio to New Jersey, which include:...

2014-09-30 08:32:47

- New venture fund will provide up to $50M in early-stage equity investments to Maryland life science companies - BALTIMORE and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today that venture capitalist, Tania Fernandez, Ph.D., has joined the BHI team as a strategic...

2014-09-29 23:02:23

October 2nd Event Celebrates the Opening of An Ultra-Modern Facility Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The national leader in the minimally invasive Venefit procedure for varicose veins, Maryland Vein Professionals (MVP), is proud to announce the grand opening of their state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) on October 2nd, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. The new MVP facility offers patients leading-edge care for varicose and spider vein treatments as well as a convenient and...

2014-09-29 23:02:08

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care ultimately improve outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care and ultimately improve outcomes of patients...

2014-09-29 16:26:20

Dr. Kottilil, formerly of the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, becomes Co-Director of IHV's Clinical Research Unit BALTIMORE, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Robert C. Gallo, MD, director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today that Shyamasundaran Kottilil, MBBS, Ph.D., a world-renowned expert in infectious disease, has joined 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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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