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2014-11-13 23:01:35

Be Warm Baltimore is an opportunity to donate coats and other warm clothing for both children and adults. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 13, 2014

2014-11-12 23:17:40

Charleston, South Carolina -based law firm, Yarborough Applegate achieved a $35,940,545 verdict against Pepco in Montgomery Co.,

2014-11-12 23:15:14

Nashville Based Legacy Instruction Media Awarded Contract with The University of Maryland Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Legacy Instruction

2014-11-12 23:15:05

Rolyn is awarded the Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) “Environmental Remediation, Restoration and Repair Services” solicitation.

2014-11-12 23:00:40

Announcement of 31M Fundraising Effort for Scholarships, Infrastructure, and Technology Electrifies Guests Largo, MD (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 Prince

2014-11-12 12:30:54

Advanced Analytics & Data-Driven Intervention Platforms Support Significant Quality Outcomes Improvement BOWIE, Md., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:42:24

Lessons Learned from SuperStorm Sandy Response Activities to Aid in Future Disaster Preparedness and Response GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov.

2014-11-12 08:33:09

Meeting in Baltimore, MD, December 4-7, 2014 BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-12 08:28:33

Winning Restaurants Cover 32 States and the District of Columbia; Texas and Ohio Steakhouses Top the List SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2014-11-12 08:27:53

Fast Wi-Fi a Slam Dunk for XFINITY Center; Terp's Byrd Stadium is Next on Tap SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov.


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.