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2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-06-25 08:36:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dataprise, Inc., a leading information technology managed services provider, announced today that it has signed a new 10-year lease for its Rockville, Maryland headquarters off of Shady Grove Road in Montgomery County. The company is expanding into more than 23,000 square feet and has plans to hire an additional 30 employees to staff its state of the art remote support and cloud service center. The company's new headquarters will...

2014-06-18 12:24:37

Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation Into Job-Seeking Misconduct of Ex-Commissioner Merrifield. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After seeking and then getting an international job promoting nuclear power while serving on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Commissioner William D. Magwood is being...

2014-05-29 23:04:37

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland at the 26th Annual Industry Awards held on May 15, 2014 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT)...

2014-05-20 23:15:14

Riders will 'Make Their Mark' to salute their father and brother, who died from Multiple System Atrophy, a rare and terminal neurodegenerative disease. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Two cyclists will ride more than 850 miles this summer to raise awareness of multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare neurological disease that took the life of a loved one. Neil Versel and Malcolm Versel will bike from Neil's home in Chicago to Washington, D.C., in memory of their father and...

2014-05-20 16:24:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business IT and engineering company, and its founder and president, Ahmed R. Ali, won awards from two Maryland-based business associations for outstanding commitment to employees and continuing growth and excellence. The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development named TISTA the 2014 Veteran-Owned Company of the Year at its small business...

2014-04-28 23:11:35

UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove’s Graduate Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about the Division of Professional Studies graduate programs offered at the Shady Grove campus, including Cybersecurity, Biotechnology, and Geographic Information Systems. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 UMBC at USG’s Graduate Information Session will be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building III) at USG....

2014-04-10 23:31:03

TurningPoint Global Solutions today announced the opening of its new facility in Baltimore, Maryland, expanding its health information technology practice. Senior Vice President Healthcare IT Services Michael Edwards will lead the office and the firm’s Health IT practice. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 TurningPoint Global Solutions today announced the opening of its new facility in Baltimore, Maryland, expanding its health information technology practice. Senior Vice...

2014-02-22 23:02:14

Sport and Spine Rehab, a Washington DC area chiropractic, physical therapy, and rehab provider joins Brooks Running Shoes as 2014 sponsor of =PR=DC Elite Race Team. Tysons Corner, VA (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Saturday evening, February 8, the =PR= DC Elite Race Team held its 2014 Kick Off Party for the new race team and its sponsors at the Potomac River Running Tyson’s Corner location. The Potomac River Running DC Elite Race Team has 100 members. The twenty to thirty of those are...

2014-02-18 12:23:44

New NRC Study Shows Even a Small Reactor Pool Fire Could Displace 4.1 Million People; Make More than 9,000 Square Miles Uninhabitable. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New information from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) showing that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire could render 9,400 square miles uninhabitable and displace 4.1 million Americans on a long-term basis are among the factors causing 34 environment organizations to file a petition...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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