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Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College. This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
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Bill Burwell wants to see more Maryland firms competing globally. "We want to enable Maryland firms to win in overseas markets," said Burwell, director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore, the Commerce Department's trade promotion arm and part of...
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to allow military voters to cast ballots over the Internet. The intention of this legislation is well-meaning — Connecticut does need to improve the voting process for military voters — but...
Forward. It's more than a presidential campaign slogan. It's also a directive on the second Sunday of March — this weekend — for clocks in the United States to move forward one hour under daylight-saving time. This means more afternoon sun....
Nineteen thousand four hundred thirteen. Focus on that number. Like so many numbers in news articles, you might easily have skipped over 19,413. But this is an important number for what is happening in Maryland higher education. According to the Cyber...
Mika J. Cross, a human resources manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sometimes uses a laptop issued by the agency. But she is far more likely to check email or collaborate with colleagues on one of her two personal computers. As someone...
In what has become a depressingly familiar ritual, computer security experts revealed this week that hackers with apparent ties to a foreign government — in this case, the Chinese military — had "systematically stolen hundreds of terabytes...
Tower Federal Credit Union, University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland University College are sponsoring a Cyber Breakfast, Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Colony Ballroom at University of Maryland Stamp Student Union...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Enjoy the long weekend, if only for an extra second. On Saturday night, world atomic clocks will read 23 hours, 59 minutes and 60 seconds before ticking to midnight Greenwich Mean Time. The time adjustment, called a "leap second,"...
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Daylight saving time begins this weekend. From coast to coast, most Americans will dutifully "spring forward" by one hour early Sunday morning. We're told this helps save energy and allows us to enjoy more sunshine during the summer months. But a...
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