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2014-08-14 12:28:21

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recall by McCormick & Company, Inc., Giant Food announced it removed from sale McCormick Ground Oregano due to potential Salmonella contamination. The following product is included in this recall: -- McCormick Ground Oregano,.75 oz., UPC 5210000356, with a Best By date of AUG 21 16 H or AUG 22 16 H Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause...

2014-08-14 08:35:12

Government Security News recognizes consolidated dispatch center utilizing Intergraph® technology HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airport and Intergraph® were recently recognized by Government Security News magazine's Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards program in the categories of Most Notable Airport Security Program, Large Airports and Best Physical Security Information Management System (PSIM). The...

2014-08-14 08:34:09

The company has developed a solution to bring control, efficiency, and security to cloud computing FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminal, a Maryland-based startup developing next-generation solutions for cloud operations and management, announced it has closed a $10M Series B financing round, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Previous investors, including Core Capital and the Maryland Venture Fund, also participated in the round. This brings Luminal's total...

2014-08-13 12:30:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the engineering, balance of plant procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the St. Charles Energy Center Project in Maryland by Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. ("CPV"), a leading North American electric power generation development and asset management company. CPV has projects with more than 5,000 MWs of capacity currently in development across North America, and...

2014-08-13 12:21:00

Open House Event to Feature Labor Day Weekend Traffic Forecast, Tips for Avoiding Region's Most Dangerous Roads COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Aug. 28, the University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering will host its first-ever Advanced Transportation Technologies Day open house event, during which participants will explore some of the Washington/Baltimore region's most state-of-the-art transportation labs - just ahead of one of the...

2014-08-12 12:32:46

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its global mobile strategy, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is announcing a significant expansion of the company's popular mobile check-in and checkout feature. Now, ten additional brands - The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites and Marriott Executive Apartments* - are...

2014-08-12 12:32:44

Latest Satellite Broadband Offerings to Support Home and Small Offices GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced it has been awarded a contract modification by the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to expand its offerings under the Texas Agency Network Next Generation (Tex-AN NG) Communications Technology Services program. Under the...

2014-08-12 08:30:48

- Representatives from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals Inc., Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., and Deloitte Consulting LLP Take New Board Seats - ROCKVILLE, Md. and BALTIMORE, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) announced today the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. Dave Lemus, Chief Executive Officer, Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Joel S. Marcus, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities,...

2014-08-11 20:21:42

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong") (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity financing for sustainable infrastructure projects, today announced that its President & CEO, Jeffrey Eckel, will be presenting at the upcoming Goldman Sachs and Canaccord Genuity investor conferences and that management will be available for investor meetings....

2014-08-11 16:22:08

725 MW Natural Gas Power Plant Will Bring Jobs, Environmental Efficiencies to Charles County ST. CHARLES, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Charles Companies announced today the sale of 76 acres in the Piney Reach Business Park to Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) for approximately $13 million. The Maryland-based CPV plans to construct a 725 MW natural gas power plant on the site. "This is excellent news for St. Charles and for Charles County," said Mathew M. Martin,...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'