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2015-03-25 12:23:37

LUSBY, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D), one of the nation's largest energy companies, today celebrated with its international business partners and Maryland community

2015-03-25 12:22:55

TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ERTH is proud to announce that Greenlight Energy chose ERTH's EOS (ERTH Online Services) as their preferred billing platform for customers in New York,

2015-03-25 08:32:10

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 18 piglets born recently are the result of two years of intense research by scientists in the College of Agriculture and Natural

2015-03-25 08:31:50

xG Health shares Geisinger Success and Experience COLUMBIA, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th Annual World Health Conference convenes from March 22nd to March 25th, in Washington,

2015-03-25 00:21:29

- Niemann-Pick Disease experts Drs. Paul Gissen, Marc Patterson and Forbes D. Porter, along with biopharmaceutical industry leader Dr.

2015-03-23 16:26:21

Six Cupid's Cup Finalists Will Compete for $115K in Cash Prizes BALTIMORE, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the Dingman Center for

2015-03-23 04:22:02

Will knee replacement surgery be obsolete? FREDERICK, Md., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent studies employing adult stem cells obtained from bone marrow and fat have

2015-03-20 08:24:17

Seminal designer was major influence in New Urbanism, New Classical and postmodernism worked with Maryland's David Edward on furniture, designed iconic piece. HALETHORPE, Md., March

2015-03-20 08:23:56

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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