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2014-07-29 08:39:21

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute BETHESDA, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Management, Inc. (DMI), a leading provider of mobile enterprise solutions and services, today announced it has been included in Gartner's Managed Mobility Services (MMS) Magic Quadrant (MQ) Report on top MMS providers for a second year in a row. DMI is positioned for its "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute." The report can be accessed at...

2014-07-29 08:32:03

Research goal is to identify better diagnostic, vaccine and treatment targets for chlamydia and gonorrhea BALTIMORE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health to study the causes, prevention and treatment of...

2014-07-29 08:22:52

BETHESDA, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will highlight recent innovations and achievements accomplished in support of our customers in the aviation and aerospace community during several media briefings and opportunities at the 2014 Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Aeronautics will focus on its EAA Young Eagles program, which has provided...

2014-07-28 16:22:17

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong") (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity for sustainable infrastructure projects, today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 results after the market close on Monday, August 11, 2014, to be followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/PH61447LOGO The conference...

2014-07-28 12:26:39

HAGERSTOWN, Md., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established in 1931, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in Hagerstown, Maryland, provides residents and visitors access to a permanent collection of art. The Museum also features a rotating schedule of exhibitions, musical concerts, lectures, films, art classes and special events for children and adults throughout the year. The collections include 19th & early 20th century American art, old masters, and decorative art....

2014-07-25 23:07:02

Dr. Tal Morr, a dentist in Miami of TM Prosthodontics, announces stress-free option for Dental Bridges called a Maryland Bridge, developed at the University of Maryland. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A Maryland Bridge has been around for twenty years, and since then improved. It is generally meant to replace missing front teeth. By resin wings, the fake tooth (Pontic) is fastened to the posterior of the two adjacent teeth, held securely in place. The Pontic is often dental porcelain...

2014-07-24 12:22:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Perdikis from Koons of Silver Spring was named one of Automotive News' 40 Under 40. This annual recognition program honors 40 high achievers at new-car dealerships who are under 40 years old. Automotive News evaluated nominations from across the U.S and Canada and identified the top performers in a large field of high caliber talent at dealerships. These dynamic employees were profiled in the July 14 issue of Automotive News,...

2014-07-24 12:21:33

Educators given chance to win $1,000 and a STEM classroom makeover CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and rewards for educators who encourage their students to explore the field of aerospace engineering. To enter, teachers must submit photos of their students conducting the 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD)...

2014-07-24 08:35:27

BETHESDA, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) announced today that 31 of its Training and Research Institute (TRI) courses are now listed with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) under a Federal Supply Schedule contract. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130226/DC66667LOGO The 31 courses will be included on the GSA Advantage, GSA's online shopping and ordering system https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/main/start_page.do)....

2014-07-24 08:35:12

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and UMD's Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) will launch a new Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science and Engineering at the start of the fall 2014 semester. In response to the increasing demand for engineers and technical professionals with graduate-level expertise in both regulatory science and engineering, the new...


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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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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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