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2014-05-30 08:22:24

GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON and HONG KONG, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve, the largest global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced that First Reserve Fund XIII had entered into a strategic cooperation with Hainan Zhenghe Industrial Group Company Limited ("Zhenghe"). The parties plan to pursue oil and gas investment opportunities in China and Central Asia. In addition, Zhenghe will act as a potential source of capital in support of...

2014-05-29 20:22:16

HARTFORD, Conn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Swing by Swing Golf. The acquisition gives the upstart golf lifestyle and entertainment network the top-ranked free golf GPS app on both iOS and Android mobile platforms as well as an engaged audience of over 2 million users. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92454 "We are excited to add Swing by Swing and its top-notch management team to the Back9...

2014-05-29 16:27:50

WINDSOR, Conn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Connecticut Working Lands Alliance, a project of American Farmland Trust, today announced the seven winners of the first-ever FFA/Agriscience/4-H Student Essay Contest. Students were asked to write a 750 word essay to answer the question, "If we, as a State, want to increase everyone's consumption of Connecticut-grown food and farm products from current levels of less than 2 percent to 10 percent, what role could farmland protection...

2014-05-28 23:01:41

"Sound Scientists" campers – ages 6 to 15 – will explore our watery world in single-day and weeklong sessions, which begin June 23. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 There’s still time to give kids a fun experience exploring our watery world this summer, through the “Sound Scientists” camp programs that start June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The Aquarium will show kids the fun side of science inquiry, with lots of hands-on activities and experiments....

2014-05-28 16:24:06

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 15 members to the Connecticut State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Alex A. Knopp of --David J. McGuire of Norwalk (chair) West Hartford -- Kashif Abdul- --Melanie S. Rausch...

2014-05-28 12:36:29

SHELTON, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The TABS Group, Inc., a leading technology-enabled analytics firm, congratulated Unilever on winning BJ's "Supply Chain Partnership Award 2014." TABS Group's innovative retail space optimization product, TABS RetailWorks(TM), was an important ingredient in Unilever's successful operations. The TABS product is the only complete solution for companies to fully realize their space potential. The system goes beyond analytics to...

2014-05-28 12:28:25

HARTFORD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all cart girls and golf pros--Back9Network is giving America's best cart girls and teaching professionals a chance to take their talents from the green to the television screen. The planned golf lifestyle cable network is launching both contests this summer to choose the first contestants for Back9Network's two upcoming original series, "America's Top Cart Girls" and "America's Coolest Pros." Logo -...

2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...

2014-05-27 23:11:49

VA misread signs media would uncover wait-time problems & should have taken corrective action Ridgefield, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 If the Veterans Administration had properly prepared for crisis, it could have fixed the massive wait-time problems that have caused public criticism about some veterans dying during waiting time to see a VA doctor, announced Crisis PR expert Brian Dobson of Dobson Communications, online at http://www.DobsonPR.com. The VA misread signs media would...

2014-05-27 16:22:49

9th Consecutive Month of News Audience Growth NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All around the clock Connecticut viewers turned to WTNH News 8 during the May sweeps period. News 8's 7% year-over-year growth in all household news ratings from 5a-12m will represent the 9(th) consecutive month of news audience growth for the station. In addition, News 8's newly launched local sports show, SportzEdge Tonight, brought the 10:45-11p time period on MyTV9 up by 17% and the...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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