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2014-10-31 23:12:33

According to an article published Oct. 7 by the Connecticut Mirror, the number of psychiatric visits to the emergency room at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford has reached an all-time high, causing some children to wait days before being seen. The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, a litigation firm dedicated to protecting the physical and mental health of the public, says something needs to be done to address this issue. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Connecticut...

2014-10-30 23:17:52

Saugatuck Technology report highlights Cyber Security spending shortfall and what to do about it. Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Board members and senior managers need to make sure the enterprise’s IT systems are not taken over on their watch. Often, they just don’t know how much more should be spent on security, and where the more than incremental investment should be allocated. Recent research by Saugatuck Technology shows average spend on security is a pitiful one-quarter...

2014-10-30 12:32:52

Robust Ethernet Network Service Will Link Multiple Sites Across Four States in New England to Support Point of Sale Applications, Improve Loss Prevention Policies and Enhance Disaster Recovery Initiatives BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Jordan's Furniture, an iconic furniture retailer in New England, will use Comcast Business Ethernet across all of its five retail stores, warehouses, headquarters and data center locations in Massachusetts,...

2014-10-29 23:15:33

Fifty-three golfers enjoyed a fun day of golf, a lunch buffet, cocktail reception and more at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT. Proceeds from the event will help support LRA's mission to search out and support the most promising research to develop better diagnostic tests, treatments and ultimately a cure for Lyme and other debilitating tick-borne diseases. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Lyme Research Alliance, the leading private nonprofit funder of cutting-edge Lyme...

2014-10-29 12:24:11

Sungage Financial's $100 million partnership with DCU demonstrates "Green Bank" model succeeding in Connecticut ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA), also known as the Connecticut Green Bank (CT Green Bank), today announced that one of its earliest partners, Sungage Financial, has graduated from its CT Solar Loan pilot program with a $100 million partnership with Massachusetts-based Digital Federal Credit Union...

2014-10-28 23:05:34

RMACT and SMC invite single women to attend a discussion and social gathering on November 2 with three experts in single motherhood: Dr. Spencer Richlin: Jane Mattes, LCSW; and Lisa Schuman, LCSW. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), Fairfield County’s largest fertility practice and egg donation center, and Single Mothers by Choice (SMC), a community and resource for single mothers, are co-hosting an event for single women who are...

2014-10-27 23:05:20

"Fish School" event lets teachers discover the many ways they can connect their students with the Aquarium’s unique educational programs, which help to fulfill state and national science standards. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Educators are invited to a free after-hours open house on Thurs., Nov. 6 to learn how The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s programs and resources – including its unique new research vessel – will enhance lessons to their students. The event,...

2014-10-27 16:25:26

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle network, has expanded its recently formed Advisory Board with the addition of Steve Astephen, Tom DiBenedetto, Chris Lencheski, and Gregg Tryhus. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/154547LOGO BACK9NETWORK's Advisory Board, initially launched earlier this month, also includes Tony Ponturo, Fran Shea, and Seth Waugh, but will now consist of a seven-member group comprised of highly...

2014-10-27 12:29:25

Data for the co-administration of Spiriva® HandiHaler® (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder) + Striverdi® Respimat® (olodaterol) Inhalation Spray presented at CHEST 2014 RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented data from the ANHELTO(TM) 1&2 studies (NCT01694771/NCT01696058) that evaluated the co-administration of Spiriva® HandiHaler® (tiotropium bromide inhalation powder) (T) plus Striverdi® Respimat® (olodaterol) Inhalation...

2014-10-27 12:27:52

Transition from AT&T to Frontier Now Offers Locally Zoned Advertising Capabilities for Local, Regional & National Advertisers LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, and Frontier Communications announced today a multi-year agreement to represent the advertising sales for their newly acquired AT&T U-verse® markets throughout...


Latest Connecticut Reference Libraries

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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.