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2014-09-19 00:21:50

The "Save a Life" Tour Expected to Reach More than 60 Schools This Year NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing and robust effort to prevent roadway fatalities and injuries related to distracted driving, the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office, in partnership with AT&T* Connecticut, is once again bringing the highly acclaimed "Save a Life Tour" Distracted Driving Program to Connecticut high schools for the 2014-2015 school year....

2014-09-18 08:27:06

A unique blend of entertainers to join BACK9NETWORK HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the 24/7 golf lifestyle network, announced today the addition to its talent roster of Shane Bacon, Erica Bachelor, Matty Blake, Caite Upton, Jeff Rude, John Maginnes, and Will Christien. The group of on-air personalities will headline the network's studio shows as the network debuts on DIRECTV on September 29(th). BACK9NETWORK, located on DIRECTV channel 262, will launch...

2014-09-17 20:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broader use of ultrasound in diagnosing kidney stones may be effective and result in less exposure to potentially harmful radiation, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to investigate whether ultrasound would be a suitable alternative to CT. "Our results do not suggest that patients should...

2014-09-17 08:25:34

Rock Legends Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and More Return to Jam and Record with Lucky Fantasy Campers LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky "weekend warrior" musicians and anyone who sings or has ever wanted to learn about songwriting will have the unique opportunity to meet and rock out with music legends including, Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and more during the new season of specialty camps announced today by Rock and Roll...

2014-09-16 08:38:37

Now available, the new software identifies adoption issues, inefficient and broken business processes across critical SaaS application platforms - Salesforce.com, Box and Google Apps STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applango, a new software company that collects, analyzes and reports on the usage of mission-critical SaaS applications, launched today. The company aims to solve the massive adoption issues and inefficient business processes that have plagued the...

2014-09-16 08:30:23

STAMFORD, Conn. and WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chateaux Software, a leader in transforming information into actionable insight, and Decisyon, Inc., provider of the only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced that New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) has selected both organizations to help raise the quality of patient care. Chateaux will provide its Managed BI Services offering and expertise to create...

2014-09-16 08:23:18

Partnership Creates Scalable Platform to Address Region's Natural Gas Needs by Upgrading and Expanding Existing System HOUSTON, BOSTON and HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) today announced details of the Access Northeast project, designed to reliably meet growing demand for natural gas in New England while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region. This...

2014-09-15 23:10:06

BlumShapiro announced today that it has been selected as a top-performing channel partner by cloud financial management and accounting software company, Intacct. West Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 BlumShapiro announced today that it has been selected as a top-performing channel partner by cloud financial management and accounting software company, Intacct. San Jose, California-based Intacct honored BlumShapiro as a new member of its President’s Club for...

2014-09-15 08:29:05

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that Susie Robinson, former head of human resources at Lumeris, has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/NY67262 "With her proven record of transforming organizations and building talented workforces, Susie will further strengthen Purdue's high performance culture," said Mark Timney, President and CEO of Purdue Pharma. "I'm confident...

2014-09-13 23:02:29

Acclaimed Surgeon/Sculptor Southwick, renowned Sculptor Lucchesi and spouses to be honored in Branford September 21st. Branford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 On Sept. 21, acclaimed doctor and sculptor Wayne O. Southwick, M.D., Chairman of the Board, and his mentor, world-renowned Italian sculptor Bruno Lucchesi, will be honored with their spouses at their poignant bronze sculpture crafted for the country’s first hospice, The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. in Branford, CT. The...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'