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2014-10-22 16:31:18

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, confirmed today that it will release its third quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Dial in details are as follows: -- Dial in number...

2014-10-22 16:24:53

Grand Opening Highlights Comcast's Continued Commitment to Improving the Customer Experience WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast held a special reception and ribbon-cutting event yesterday to announce the grand opening of its interactive Xfinity Customer Service Center in West Hartford. The 6,000 square foot center has been designed entirely around the needs of customers, providing them with an opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with...

2014-10-21 23:02:23

Barbara S. Miller recognized by Chambers USA Southport, Connecticut (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The law firm of Brody Wilkinson PC is pleased to announce that Barbara S. Miller was recognized as a leading environmental lawyer in Connecticut by Chambers USA in its 2014 edition. Ms. Miller has held this distinction since 2010. Chambers is an international publisher of legal profession guides and is widely respected throughout the world for its comprehensive research and review process....

2014-10-21 16:27:40

Gift will create a new Center for Genomics and Computational Biology, endow new faculty positions and boost funding for cutting-edge disease research FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) today announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically-based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory's locations in both Maine and Connecticut. The newly...

2014-10-21 08:30:14

MADISON, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposed vitaminwater class-action settlement is of little benefit to consumers who have been deceived by Coca-Cola's marketing, according to an analysis by consumer advocacy organization, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). Class members in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, and the Virgin Islands will soon be subject to this settlement that awards attorneys $1.2 million while leaving consumers empty-handed. TINA.org is urging...

2014-10-20 16:27:01

Boehringer Ingelheim launches comprehensive support resources for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules are now commercially available in the United States. OFEV was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 15, 2014 for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It is the only kinase inhibitor approved to treat...

2014-10-20 08:26:17

Fitness trainer Shaun T, creator of "INSANITY Training System," will lead an open workout Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Mohegan Sun Resort Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness Atlantic Presents Live Workout with Shaun T Open workout with Shaun T will kick off one of New England's largest fitness events.... Fitness trainer Shaun T, creator of "INSANITY Training System," will lead an open workout Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the...

2014-10-17 12:20:45

Gale Toyota offering family-friendly Toyota Models ENFIELD, Conn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gale Toyota is a family-owned Toyota dealership located in Enfield, Connecticut that has been providing quality, family-friendly new and used cars to area residents for 45 years. Three exceptional Toyota models that deliver versatility, performance and family-oriented features are the 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan, the 2015 Toyota 4Runner SUV and the three-row 2015 Toyota Highlander....

2014-10-16 12:30:15

- High-intensity Interval Fitness Franchise Now in 26 States - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced it has expanded into Connecticut, opening the state's first studio in Fairfield, Ct., approximately 50 miles outside of New York City. This announcement comes on the heels of explosive growth for the Orangetheory Fitness brand in 2014, and marks its presence in 26 states. Owned...

2014-10-16 12:27:56

New Household Survey: Support Among Parents is Strong But Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs in the State is High WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Connecticut is failing to keep pace with the rest of New England and the nation on participation in afterschool, according to a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. The 2014 edition of America After 3PM found that demand for afterschool programs in Connecticut far exceeds supply; the number of...


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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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.