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2012-02-15 15:08:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the cable industry's leading independent cable rep firm, today announced an agreement to exclusively represent the advertising sales for two municipally owned video providers in the Tri-Cities DMA: Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES) and BVU Authority. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/CL01765LOGO) Under this agreement, Viamedia will represent the local, regional & national advertising sales for...

2012-01-20 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), Inhibitex, Inc. (Nasdaq: INHX), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VRTX) and Merck (NYSE: MRK). (Logo:...

2011-12-19 13:45:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, a US manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products used worldwide, now offers the industry's first CSP sockets that accept any area-array device for high-temperature testing up to +200 degrees C. The new AR4HT Series sockets incorporate a low-profile 0.45 mm contact structure (compressed) that is shorter than other low-profile contacts and provides excellent compliance for reliable ATE...

2011-12-07 11:38:08

Injuries in the UK are having a much greater impact on peoples' lives than previously estimated, a study has found. The research, involving academics from The University of Nottingham, used data direct from patient experiences combined with information on the number of patients treated in emergency departments and admitted to hospital to reveal that the true impact of injuries in the UK is actually 2.6 times higher than experts believed. For the study, published this week in the journal...

2011-11-18 04:56:00

LONDON, November 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Santas on the run' - the 2k sponsored fun run in aid of Children's Hospice South West, which sees 100s of Santas running the streets of Bristol - has become a much loved and anticipated annual event in the city. Today four local NatWest staff donned their santa suits to ensure this year's run - to be held on Sunday 4 December - got off to a flying start. Led by NatWest Area Quality Manager Colin Orr, the festive quartet took to...

2011-11-02 11:43:00

BRISTOL, England, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Bristol-based events company was stuck with creative ideas for a day out and (that dreaded phrase) 'bonding exercise'. They took inspiration from one of the City's best-loved artists. The sentence 'we're going on a work day out' can strike fear into the heart of the bravest soul. We've all spent a day 'team-building' (wearing the same t-shirt), 'bonding' (being shot at by a sociopath with a paintball gun), and 'thinking...

2011-08-17 10:30:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first poll of commercial fisherman in Alaska's Bristol Bay region found that an overwhelming majority - 85 percent - oppose the controversial Pebble Mine proposal. Moreover, a near unanimous 96 percent believe the headwaters of Bristol Bay should be protected for future generations. The poll, conducted by nonpartisan firm Craciun Research, surveyed 350 or over 10% of commercial fishing permit holders who live in Alaska and outside the...

2011-08-16 16:36:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For race fan John Pielock of Chicopee, Massachusetts, it's the dream of a lifetime: a trip for two to this month's NASCAR races in Bristol, Tennessee, including opportunities to meet racing legend Rusty Wallace and David Reutimann, driver of the No. 64 Aspen Dental Toyota. Pielock was randomly selected from thousands who entered a contest sponsored by Aspen Dental, a sponsor of Rusty Wallace Racing (RWR). Pielock and his guest will serve as...

2011-08-16 13:40:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bristol prepares for the upcoming IRWIN Tools Night Race, select Walmart stores in the Bristol area will host exclusive NASCAR fan events through its new Race Time program starting Aug. 23. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy real stock car racing displays, a scheduled appearance by Dale Earnhardt Jr., and racing simulator machines - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR - on Aug....

2011-07-07 09:30:00

BRISTOL, Va. July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) are taking superior cardiovascular care for Central Appalachia to greater heights with a new center for interventional cardiology at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Development of the Alpha Natural Resources Center for Interventional Cardiology, made possible by a significant financial gift from the company to Wellmont Foundation, will lead to major facility upgrades for the...


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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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