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Microlog Agreement Microlog Corp., of Germantown, has licensed its uniQue suite of products with a major interactive communications software developer. UniQue captures, prioritizes, routes and reports business and customer contact interactions, independent of media channel, through a single queue, enhancing ...

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Lucent Reorganizes Optical Networking Business Under New Talent

Lucent Technologies, trying to rebound after strategic missteps and production problems hammered its stock price and forced warnings of disappointing earnings, announced plans yesterday to reorganize its optical networking group.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The Murray Hill-based provider of telecommunications equipment and services said it will split the business into separate units focusing on long-distance and metropolitan fiber optic networks. The networks carry digitized voice, Internet and data traffic at high speeds on multiple wavelengths, or channels, of light.

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Last Cross-Burning Conspirator Sentenced The final defendant in the June, 1997 Bowie High School cross-burning was sentenced on Friday to 27 months’ imprisonment without parole. Derek Schleicher, 21, of Bowie, pleaded guilty in federal court in Greenbelt last year, as ...

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Guilford Starts Phase II Study in Parkinson’s; Receipt of Patent Baltimore-based Guilford Pharmaceuticals announced today that its partner, Amgen Inc., has begun a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of neuroimmunophilin ligands in the treatment of ...

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Scientists Studying 35-Million-Year-Old Chesapeake Bay Crater

Scientists are drilling a half-mile-deep hole at NASA Langley Research Center to better understand how a crater created 35 million years ago affects the groundwater supply in Hampton Roads, Va., today and tomorrow.<br /><br />NASA Langley, which has studied craters on the moon and Mars, is sitting near the edge of a 51-mile-wide crater formed when a meteor or comet traveling 50,000 miles an hour slammed into the ocean, near what now is the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Md. Teen Convicted for Dumping Baby in TrashA Montgomery County jury yesterday found 19-year-old Tanisha Montague guilty of attempted first-degree murder for dumping her newborn daughter in a trash can last January. Montague, who faces life in prison when she ...

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