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2014-04-03 20:20:07

BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received the 2014 Catalyst Award on April 2 for the corporation's initiatives that expand opportunities for women in business. The Lockheed Martin win marks the first-ever for an aerospace and defense company. Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson received the award on behalf of Lockheed Martin at a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Her remarks are below: I am deeply honored to be here to...

2014-04-03 16:22:20

Medical appointments, errands and home improvement projects top the list of tasks performed using paid time off OCEAN CITY, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted by Ocean City, Md., Americans are using their vacation days (paid time off) for activities that are a far cry from a day at the beach. The national survey of 1,500 U.S. adults ages 18 and older who have received paid time off from their employer, revealed respondents have used paid time off on at...

2014-04-03 08:37:27

Fast, simple and secure connectivity solution in one easy-to-manage, cost-effective device GERMANTOWN, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) today launched the HR4400, a new member of its HR Series Branch Gateway family that significantly lowers the cost and complexity of delivering secure, high-speed connectivity to small footprint retail organizations. The new HR4400 combines best-in-class security, routing and WAN optimization into one affordable...

2014-04-03 08:29:10

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated products, announces the launch of ZemBright Mood Plus(TM), a fast-acting natural mood enhancer supplement that also alleviates stress, boosts energy, and increases focus. BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of ZemBright Mood Plus(TM), an extra-strength mood enhancer supplement, developed by Dr. David Williams, that naturally and...

2014-04-02 23:24:27

Dr. Arthur Sagoskin Answers Questions about Infertility Treatment Options Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 On Tuesday, April 8th, potential parents from around the greater Maryland region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Arthur Sagoskin. Shady Grove Fertility, the nation’s leader in fertility treatments, is committed to providing answers to all questions would-be parents have. Dr....

2014-04-02 16:31:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanaria received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held March 25 in Washington DC during the 14th World Vaccine Congress. Vaccines from Sanofi Pasteur, GSK, and Novartis were among the 6 finalists competing with Sanaria. The awardee, Sanaria® PfSPZ Vaccine, demonstrated complete protection against malaria in all volunteers (6/6) who received high dose immunizations in a...

2014-04-02 16:23:20

- About 20,000 favorable comments filed with Maryland Public Service Commission LUSBY, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvert County elected officials, business leaders and hundreds of residents have submitted strong letters of support for the Dominion Cove Point natural gas export project with the Maryland Public Service Commission. Those comments were joined today by about 20,000 additional comments in support of the $3.6-to-$3.8 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project...

2014-04-02 04:22:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Vikram Manikonda as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2014. Dr. Manikonda is currently the President of IAI and succeeds Dr. Joseph Schwartz who served as the Company's CEO since 1997. Dr. Schwartz has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, and will succeed Dr. Leonard Haynes, founder of IAI,...

2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2014-04-01 08:33:44

New Virtual Domain Technology Now Part of HughesON(TM) Managed Services GERMANTOWN, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced at Interop 2014 an enhancement to its HughesON((TM) )Managed Security Solutions that leverages virtualization technology in its family of HR4x00 Branch Gateways....


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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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