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2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2014-08-30 23:04:58

Nearly 4.5 million children ages 14 and under are injured in the home every year. HomeSafe provides parents with facts and tips to keep children safe after school. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Austin-based home security pioneer Protect America and interactive door lock brand Yale Locks & Hardware have initiated the HomeSafe campaign targeting “Latchkey Child” safety in observance of this year’s back-to-school period. “Latchkey Child” is a term for children who...

2014-08-30 23:04:33

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) celebrates Recovery Month by hosting its 15th annual “Recovery Walks,” in Hartford, CT on September 19. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Celebrating its 25th year, Recovery Month is a national observance that educates Americans about the fact that millions of Americans lives have been transformed by recovery, from alcohol and drug addiction and mental health disorders. Every September recovery community organizations join...

2014-08-29 12:21:23

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota (SSN-784) on time and more than $30 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st...

2014-08-27 23:14:24

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 15th annual Recovery Walks on September 19, 2014, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Bushnell Park in Hartford. CCAR expects a large turn out from participants across the state to show their support for recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction in front of Connecticut’s state capitol. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 15th annual Recovery Walks...

2014-08-26 16:27:01

Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America's fastest-growing private companies for five consecutive years and awarded at Marcum Tech Top 40 for the third consecutive year. PLAINVILLE, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EasySeat Tickets, the leading Connecticut ticket reseller announced today that it has earned a place on Inc. magazine's prestigious Inc. 5000 Honor Roll after having been recognized by the publication as one of America's fastest-growing private companies for five...

2014-08-26 12:26:13

"Unbreakable" reveals how earthquake amputees helped their country overcome stigmas and prejudice NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the Portland Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at Cinema 21 (616 NW 21st Ave.). "Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti" tells the amazing story of children who not...

2014-08-26 08:38:12

SHELTON, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP announced HealthPlanOne has been named to the Marcum Tech Top 40 (TT40) list of fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut for the fifth consecutive year. The recognition is based both on total revenue and revenue growth over the past four years. HealthPlanOne will be honored alongside 39 other companies at an awards ceremony October 2 at the Oakdale Theatre in...

2014-08-25 12:23:52

MISSION Pledges $1 Million in Cooling Gear to Help Athletes Combat Overheating NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MISSION Athletecare(TM), the world's leader in thermoregulation, today announced a partnership with the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) to advance education around the prevalent issue of exertional heat stroke, especially for athletes. With the support of KSI, MISSION has pledged its commitment and resources to heighten awareness and prevention in an effort to combat...

2014-08-25 08:27:31

Hot Line session presentations to feature renal function data from pivotal RE-LY® trial and global GLORIA(TM)-AF registry updates RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data from nine company-sponsored Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) studies will be presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, August 30 to September 3 in Barcelona, Spain. The abstracts will feature data about the use...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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