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2010-10-14 11:20:00

Mallika Sarabhai and Taslima Nasrin Examine the Intricate Relationship Between Art and Identity BRISTOL, R.I., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the intricate relationship between art and identity, Roger Williams University will host two pioneers of the international women's movement as a part of its ongoing Civil Discourse Lecture Series. This year's theme, "Artists and Writers at Risk," features Indian choreographer, dancer and activist Mallika Sarabhai, and Taslima...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK and BRISTOL, Tenn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc.(NYSE: PFE) and King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: KG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will acquire King, a diversified specialty pharmaceutical discovery and clinical development company, for $3.6 billion in cash, or $14.25 per share, which represents a premium of approximately 40% to King's closing price as of October 11, 2010,...

2010-10-07 10:25:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard will host U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy at a rally here supporting candidates for public office support who advocate a pro-worker agenda. Rep. Murphy and Gerard will discuss the major issues of this campaign and how untold millions of corporate dollars are being spent on lies and half-truths stoking fear and attacking candidates who support working families. (Logo:...

2010-10-06 01:59:00

ZURICH, October 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - In its new Brochure for 2011, EF International Language Centers Announces Four New Centers, Including Bristol and Singapore. With the new EF International Language Centers, EF Education First, the world's largest private education company, reacts to the growing demand for learning a language abroad. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/efeducationfirst/46282/ "Young...

2010-09-29 16:09:00

BRISTOL and NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group announced today they have reached an agreement on the continuation of their network arrangement. Specifically, this agreement guarantees that Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group will provide Anthem's members with continued access to the highest quality of care at a cost that is fair and reasonable. "We believe that both parties maintained an unwavering...

2010-08-31 14:20:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Delwyn Thornton of Brandon, Mississippi was crowned North American Champion of the 2010 IRWIN® Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge on Friday, August 20, 2010 during the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. IRWIN Tools, a world-class manufacturer and marketer of professional hand tools and power tool accessories, hosted Thornton and 22 other finalists at the IRWIN Tools Night Race to compete for a chance to be the North...

2010-08-03 13:39:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded its line of Fine Pitch Bump Adapters to include adapters that accommodate boards with pitches down to 0.40 mm. As part of the Correct-A-Chip series, the new Fine Pitch Bump Adapters allow customers to use higher pitch devices on smaller pitch boards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100803/PH45050 ) (Photo:...

2010-06-25 12:30:00

BRISTOL, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard and custom interconnection products, now offers a CSP test socket with a window that optically exposes 100% of the top of the DUT (device under test) for FA (failure analysis) testing for EMMI (emission microscopy) or optical sensor applications. Traditionally, a hole in the socket lid only exposes a maximum of 85% of the top of the DUT surface. (Photo:...

2010-06-24 08:10:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The 2011 Ford Mustang V-6 sets a new record by averaging 48.5 mpg on a track while completing 1,457 laps with an average speed of 43.9 mph Mustang is powered by a new 3.7-liter V-6 engine that uses advanced engineering and technology to deliver great performance and fuel economy More than 51,000 entries were received for the Mustang 1,000 Lap Challenge with 22 entries guessing the winning number of laps A team of five drivers,...

2010-06-14 07:00:00

BRISTOL, S.D., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has activated a new cell site in Bristol, which enables more customers to use their wireless phones to make calls, send and receive email and text, picture and video messages, access the Internet, view high-quality videos, and download music, games and ringtones, while enjoying clearer reception and fewer dropped calls. The cell site, located near the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and 423rd Avenue improves coverage within Bristol...


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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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