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2014-06-17 12:26:14

STAMFORD, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Real Estate, Inc. (MRE), the industry's most advanced mobile solutions provider connecting real estate brokers, agents, and advertisers with local home buyers has hired technology industry veteran Kate Berg as CEO. MRE founder and chairman John Lim identified Berg as the right leader for his six-year-old company, based on her record of advancing business and valuation objectives for her own and others' businesses during her 20+...

2014-06-16 08:33:08

Industry Veteran Brings 24 Years of Global Services Industry Experience to Role STAMFORD, Conn., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, today named industry veteran Todd D. Lavieri partner and president of ISG Americas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/118222 Lavieri will oversee ISG's largest region, representing about half of the firm's revenues....

2014-06-16 08:23:15

Fund Oversubscribed; Reaches US$2.5 billion Hard Cap GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced the closing of its second energy infrastructure fund, First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II, L.P. ("FREIF II" or "the Fund"). Formally launched just eight months ago, the Fund was oversubscribed beyond its initial...

2014-06-13 23:03:32

LEO Zoological Conservation Center, Veterinarians and Dr. Mark Leondires Accomplish a Milestone Victory for Wildlife Conservation Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 After decades of trial and error by major universities and zoological institutions, a small nonprofit conservation center, LEO Zoological Conservation Center, has successfully developed a program using assisted reproduction to aid in the plight to save wild orangutans. On May 20, 2014, Maggie, a 22-year-old orangutan at...

2014-06-13 08:22:16

HARTFORD, Conn., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today two professionals from its Hartford office will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Dan Dipillo will be admitted as an assurance partner focused on the industrial products and aerospace and defense sectors. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he received a bachelor's degree in accounting. He is a Certified...

2014-06-12 23:11:14

Best in Backyards now sells Bull BBQ grill carts, grill accessories and outdoor kitchens that offer the highest quality and greatest value. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Best in Backyards, the experts in outdoor rooms, is partnering with Bull Outdoor Products to bring a new line of outdoor kitchen islands, barbecue grills and grill components to its six superstores in Connecticut and New York. After entering the outdoor kitchen market in 2013--two years after Best in Backyards...

2014-06-12 12:26:41

Makes an Unforgettable Father's Day Gift; MASHANTUCKET, Conn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Daltrey, lead singer of one of the most iconic bands, will be rocking out with campers right before his takeoff for The WHO's 50(th) Anniversary Tour! Fantasy Camp featuring Roger Daltrey will take place on Thursday October 16 - Sunday, October 19 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117255 ) This makes the perfect Father's...

2014-06-11 12:28:34

Uniquely Positioned to Provide Big Data Analytics for Over 6,800 Rare Diseases BRANFORD, Conn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioXcel Corporation, announced today its first-in-class cloud based Pharma big-data analytics platform, PharmGPS(TM) now has a dedicated Orphan Disease suite to aid in the discovery, development, licensing and commercialization of drugs for the approximately 7,000 Rare and Ultra Rare Diseases. Partners will benefit from real-time multi-factorial analytics to...

2014-06-11 12:26:31

STAMFORD, Conn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daymon Worldwide, global leader in consumables retailing and Private Brand development pioneer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzette Recinos as Chief Legal Officer. She is also a member of Daymon's executive leadership team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116602 "Our legal team is a key business partner at Daymon in helping us to understand the global landscape of risks and opportunities so we can balance...

2014-06-11 08:21:44

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Connecticut. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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