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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...

2011-08-17 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...

2011-06-09 09:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental and Rusty Wallace Racing (RWR) announced today that Sprint Cup veteran and former Coca-Cola 600 winner, David Reutimann, will take the wheel of the no. 64 Aspen Dental Toyota Camry in upcoming Nationwide Series races at Michigan (June 18), Kentucky (July 8), and the fan-favorite night race at Bristol (August 26). The move marks an extension of the relationship between RWR and Aspen Dental that began during the 2010 racing season....

2011-04-12 10:02:00

-- Ford Retail is Europe's largest dedicated Ford dealer group and will represent the Transit Connect Electric van in key markets across the UK -- Announcement made in conjunction with the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle show where dozens of journalists, prospective customers and members of UK Parliament had the opportunity to drive the van -- Transit Connect Electric manufacturing begins in UK in June,...

2011-04-11 16:10:00

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray has a huge fan base, but for NASCAR's premier event - the IRWIN® Tools Night Race at Bristol on August 27 - one particular person will have a million reasons to be his biggest fan. See video from IRWIN Tools at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/IrwinTools/Tradesman/ In celebrating the contributions of professional tradesmen, IRWIN will give away $1 million to one lucky person if...


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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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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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