January 27, 2015

FHA Rate Cut Offers Savings to New Borrowers


Ask Primary Residential Mortgage about the FHA cutting rates on mortgage insurance premiums, providing significant savings to new borrowers.

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RED-INC Sponsors SoMd Math Circle

Karen Garner, President of RED-INC., creates a Möbius strip with students at SoMD Math Circle.

Southern Maryland Math Circle invites students in grades 6-12 to explore some non-standard math problems, founded by a St. Mary’s College professor, a one-time MATHCOUNTS Champrion.

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TRIA Reauthorization, in Time for the Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVII

It might not have stopped the Superbowl, but it’s hard to exaggerate how important the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is to events, utilities, construction and road projects, to the business of America.

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Naval Aircraft Crashes Grew in 2014


In 2014, the Navy again reached its high of 14 Class A flight mishaps in a year. The numbers had been dropping since the last 14 mishaps in 2008.

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

METCOM - Kermit - cropped - DonDeBold

Kermit’s lament, that it’s difficult being different, is the same with METCOM.

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Dems Sponsor 3.8% Raise for Federal Workers

Connolly, Gerry Congressman D-VA

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer cosponsors FAIR Act which provides a 3.8 percent pay raise for federal workers beginning in calendar year 2016.

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Weapons Tester: JSF Software Late & Deficient

F-35s in a line

A Pentagon weapons tester finds software fails to meet the schedule to produce the JSF and will still be deficient when complete.

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$12M from USDA Headed to the Chesapeake Bay

Photo by Lorraine Brian, courtesy of The Conservation Fund.

The funds are targeted to improve water quality, part of the new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program to support wildlife habitat, improve the nation’s water quality, and enhance the environment.

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DoD Struggles to Keep Planes Flying Indefinitely

Operation Enduring Freedom Air Refueling Mission

Congress’ reluctance to abandon the A-10 has military officials wondering how to keep planes flying indefinitely.

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Park to Honor Harriet Tubman in Maryland

Harriet-Tubman - NS

The National Defense Authorization Act for 2015 established the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland.

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