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2014-03-04 12:24:10

-- A Day in Support of Judgment-Free Motherhood Encourages Moms and Moms-to-Be to Support More and Judge Less -- NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheBump.com, the fastest-growing pregnancy and parenting website, and CT Working Moms, an award-winning online resource for women balancing work and family life, today announced March 4, 2014 as Moms for Moms Day - an effort to end the mommy wars and promote judgment-free motherhood. In support of this campaign, Governor Dannel...

2014-03-04 12:23:40

HARTFORD, Conn., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that television operations and engineering executive, Harry Goldberg will join the network as Vice President of Operations and Engineering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140304/NY76035LOGO ) "In his 30 plus years in television operations and engineering, Harry has a record of accomplishments in the direct management and implementation of...

2014-03-03 08:37:17

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions announces today that the Fairfield Police Department in Connecticut used its license plate reader (LPR) data and LEARN software to solve a purse snatch case involving an assault on a pregnant woman. Deputy Chief Chris Lyddy reports on the case, "On February 21(st), we had a very bad purse snatch. A young woman, 6 months pregnant, was walking out of a local gas station when a suspect wearing a hoodie grabbed her...

2014-03-03 08:21:16

On February 28, 2014, Opus Inspection, Inc. completed its acquisition of Envirotest Systems Holdings Corp., renamed to Envirotest Corp., a leading vehicle inspection services and technology company in North America. The purchase price is approximately USD 90 million. The combined company becomes the vehicle inspection market leader in the United States. EAST GRANBY, Conn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirotest Corp., headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, USA, is a...

2014-03-01 12:20:30

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented data from Phase 3 studies of tiotropium delivered via the Respimat(®) inhaler in mild, moderate and severe asthma patients at the 2014 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting in San Diego. Tiotropium is being studied to determine its efficacy and safety in treating asthma patients and is not currently approved for this indication. The first results...

2014-02-28 23:34:17

TicketProcess.com has recently announced that they will be offering Katy Perry Concert tickets to the general public beginning today for the added Katy Perry tour stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The 2014 'Prismatic Tour' kicks off June 22nd at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC and finishes up with two shows in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center. TicketProcess announced they they will be offering fans tickets for the Katy Perry show in Uncasville, CT at the...

2014-02-28 23:23:33

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices on Katy Perry concert tickets at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code KATYPERRY2014 for added savings. Uncasville, CT (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Ticket Down announces that they have slashed prices across the board for Katy Perry tickets at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Ticket Down has floor seats, front row seats, upper...

2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...

2014-02-27 23:30:08

Advanced Hearing Healthcare's new website gives West Hartford, CT residents access to top quality hearing healthcare information and services. West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Searching for high quality information about hearing problems and hearing aids in West Hartford can be challenging. It's very common to be swamped with promotional flyers and advertisements for hearing aids; particularly if you are over age 65. Advanced Hearing Healthcare noticed there was a need...

2014-02-27 12:25:24

Expertise in Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A, Public Affairs, and Corporate Affairs bolsters Executive talent STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software and services company, today announced four strategic hires to support its future as a global leader in education. Additions to Cengage include Fernando Bleichmar, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer; Torsten Geers, Senior Vice President,...


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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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