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Beloved teacher Cheryl Mitchell found dead inside High Point High School in Beltsville

High Point High School is mourning the loss of one of their teachers Thursday. Social Studies Teacher Cheryl Mitchell was working late Wednesday night in the school preparing for the week ahead, her principal says. It's an example of the kind of teacher she was. “A dedicated teacher, invested in the lives of the school community always wanted to make sure there was a great deal of balance and equity and inclusion,” said Principal Dr. Lori Taylor

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Beloved teacher Cheryl Mitchell found dead inside High Point High School in Beltsville

County Police, Joint Agencies Arrest Six Men for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron last week announced the unsealing of a federal complaint charging six men, including two from Silver Spring, for a drug trafficking conspiracy that allegedly distributed cocaine and other drugs in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, as well as the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

sourceofthespring.com ,  2 days ago 9
County Police, Joint Agencies Arrest Six Men for Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Montgomery County men face federal drug trafficking charges

They are accused of distributing cocaine, other drugs Three Montgomery County men are accused of taking part in a drug trafficking conspiracy in the greater Washington region for more than a year. Fabricio Alexis Rivera, 30, of Rockville and William Reyes Garcia, 31, of Silver Spring, allegedly ran a drug trafficking organization with a Prince George’s man, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Montgomery County men face federal drug trafficking charges

Six Men Facing Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Charge

Greenbelt, Maryland – A federal criminal complaint was unsealed today charging six men for a drug trafficking conspiracy which allegedly distributed cocaine and other drugs in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties as well as the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The criminal complaint was filed on January 13, 2022.

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Six Men Facing Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Charge

Showcasing VANKYO's Return in CES 2022: An Immersive Large Screen Viewing Experience

BELTSVILLE, Md., Dec. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- VANKYO will attend CES, the 4-day trade show held from January 5th to January 8th, 2022 in Las Vegas. As a global-leading innovative home entertainment projector brand, it has been committed to bringing users an immersive audiovisual experience since its establishment.

benzinga.com ,  29 days ago 1
Showcasing VANKYO's Return in CES 2022: An Immersive Large Screen Viewing Experience

Lawrence Douglas Burton, Sr.

Lawrence Douglas Burton, Sr., 78, of Warrenton, peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at his residence. He was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Silver Springs, Md., to George Washington Burton, Sr. and Laura Novella Jackson Burton.

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Lawrence Douglas Burton, Sr.

Holiday burnout: Cops bust large gathering of cars doing donuts in Prince George's Co.

We've all felt some holiday burnout at one point or another -- but on Friday night in Prince George's County, hundreds gathered to experience some together. Police eventually broke up a large gathering in a parking lot near Virginia Manor Road in Beltsville, Md. after cars, many of which decorated for the holidays, spent the better part of an hour doing donuts in front of a hoard of bystanders.

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Holiday burnout: Cops bust large gathering of cars doing donuts in Prince George's Co.

NextCure and Collaborators Provide Data on Targets in Development at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

BELTSVILLE, Md., Dec. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextCure, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today announced new data in oral and poster presentations at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, and on a virtual platform.

benzinga.com ,  3 months ago 0
NextCure and Collaborators Provide Data on Targets in Development at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Changing tastes: Rise and fall of the Beltsville Small White Turkey

Turkeys get top billing this time of year. From the silver screen to the White House to your dinner table, everyone wants to talk turkey. And while these famous birds have been integral to our Thanksgiving holiday for generations, our desires for different types of turkeys have been ever changing.

hpj.com ,  2 months ago 1
Changing tastes: Rise and fall of the Beltsville Small White Turkey

Police: Stray Bullet Hits Teen Playing Video Games in Home

BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP)- A 14-year-old boy was shot by a stray bullet while playing video games in his room at his Maryland home, police said. Prince George’s County Police said the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Thursday on Marie Street in Beltsville, news outlets report.

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Police: Stray Bullet Hits Teen Playing Video Games in Home

Astronaut farmers will watch what they eat in space

“Keeping an eye on things” will take on new meaning when farming moves into space. Researchers with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service are working with NASA to develop a new way for astronauts to watch over the fresh foods they will farm on extended space voyages.

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Astronaut farmers will watch what they eat in space

NextCure Announces Presentations on Targets in Development by Collaborators at American Society ...

BELTSVILLE, Md., Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today announced that new data from two research studies will be presented during oral and poster sessions at the 63rd annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia and in a virtual platform on December 11-14, 2021.

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NextCure Announces Presentations on Targets in Development by Collaborators at American Society ...

Dr. Young Suh Kim Honored for His Contributions to Physics

Named emeritus professor at the University of Maryland in 2007, Dr. Kim is still active in his research activities BELTSVILLE, MD, November 02, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Young Suh Kim has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value.

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Dr. Young Suh Kim Honored for His Contributions to Physics

NextCure to Host Virtual Oncology Pipeline Update Event on November 15, 2021

BELTSVILLE, Md., Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextCure, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today announced that the company will host a Virtual Oncology Pipeline Update Event at 4:30 p.m.

benzinga.com ,  2 months ago 0
NextCure to Host Virtual Oncology Pipeline Update Event on November 15, 2021

ARS, NASA join forces to monitor Earth's water supply

Scientists with the Agricultural Research Service have teamed up with NASA to use satellites to monitor the water cycle on Earth, specifically "evapotranspiration"—the amount of water that enters the atmosphere through evaporation and transpiration from plants. Transpiration occurs during photosynthesis when plants take up carbon dioxide and release oxygen.

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ARS, NASA join forces to monitor Earth's water supply

ACCO Aims to 'Give the Gift of Time' with Their Dual Giving Tuesday Campaign

BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- First comes Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Then it's Giving Tuesday, the day recognised around the world when people give back. ACCO launched the campaign in early October and asked the community to donate to 'Give the Gift of Time,' the 2021 Giving Tuesday campaign.

benzinga.com ,  3 months ago 0
ACCO Aims to 'Give the Gift of Time' with Their Dual Giving Tuesday Campaign

NextCure Announces Three New Members of its Scientific Advisory Board

BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today announced the appointments of Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., Ursula Matulonis, M.D., and Weiping Zou, M.D., Ph.D., to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

register-herald.com ,  3 months ago 0
NextCure Announces Three New Members of its Scientific Advisory Board

NextCure Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

BELTSVILLE, Md., Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering and developing novel, first-in-class immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases, today reported third quarter 2021 financial results and provided a business update.

register-herald.com ,  3 months ago 0
NextCure Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

Former Police Department Employee Sentenced for Bribery, Insurance Fraud

A former employee of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was sentenced to 78 days in jail, to be spent on weekends, for accepting more than $40,000 in bribes in exchange for providing personal identifying information of traffic crash victims and for carrying out a separate scheme involving insurance fraud.

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Former Police Department Employee Sentenced for Bribery, Insurance Fraud

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Paying Bribes in Return for Non-Public Information About Traffic Crash Victims

WASHINGTON – A Maryland businesswoman pleaded guilty today to paying cash bribes to an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in return for information contained in non-public police paperwork identifying individuals involved in traffic accidents. Raquel DePaula, 43, of Beltsville, Md., pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, to one count of bribery of a public official.

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Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Paying Bribes in Return for Non-Public Information About Traffic Crash Victims

USDA ARS Awards $100,000 to Three Winners of HeroX Challenge, Harvest for a Healthier Future

BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- , the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, today announced the winners of the crowdsourcing competition, ARSX 2021 Harvest for a Healthier Future, on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS).

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USDA ARS Awards $100,000 to Three Winners of HeroX Challenge, Harvest for a Healthier Future

Prince George’s County Proclaims September as African Heritage Month

Maryland’s jurisdiction with the largest African American population will officially pay homage to those residents’ ancestry for the first time in its history. Amid the colorful flags, clothing and bagged lunches, Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks proclaimed Friday “African Heritage Month” for the month of September.

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Prince George’s County Proclaims September as African Heritage Month

To Till or Not to Till? That is the Question

In conventional tillage (left), a winter rye cover crop has been mixed with the soil, while in strip tillage (right), the rye residue is left on the soil surface (Photo by David Bosch). Looking over fields prior to planting, a Shakespeare-in-overalls might also wonder: “Whether ’tis nobler to till and suffer the slings and arrows of soil erosion, decreased irrigation efficiency, and greater operational expense or take arms against such troubles by not tilling and run the risk of increasing pest cycles.”

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To Till or Not to Till? That is the Question

Aeroturn Turnstiles Helps Organizations Nationwide Safely Re-Open With New Integrations To The Latest Touchless Security Technology

OXFORD, Conn., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Aeroturn LLC, a leading turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in The USA turnstiles, today announced that the company has managed to adapt to these uncertain times and take the reins of emerging trends. Aeroturn has been involved in the introduction of touchless facial recognition biometric credentials at multiple locations.

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Aeroturn Turnstiles Helps Organizations Nationwide Safely Re-Open With New Integrations To The Latest Touchless Security Technology

NextCure (NASDAQ:NXTC) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

NextCure (NASDAQ:NXTC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “NextCure Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It is engaged in discovering and developing immunomedicines to treat cancer and other immune-related diseases.

modernreaders.com ,  4 months ago 0
NextCure (NASDAQ:NXTC) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

UDC’s urban farming and gardening resource program hosting a Sept. 16 listening session

UDC’s urban farming programs include a research farm in Beltsville, Maryland, a rooftop farm at its Van Ness campus – and training a small army of “Master Gardeners.” It also puts on workshops and provides resources for DC residents who wish to learn more about growing food in their own gardens, whether it’s a community plot, a space in their yard, or a few containers on a balcony.

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UDC’s urban farming and gardening resource program hosting a Sept. 16 listening session