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2014-06-28 08:21:22

HARTFORD, Conn., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the Lightning Safety Alliance (LSA) are sponsoring a "Building Lightning Safe Communities Campaign" as a continuation of its recent initiative to provide lightning protection resources to the public and the fire safety community. LPI-certified master installer firms are participating in the campaign to provide complimentary lightning protection systems for designated fire stations...

2014-06-27 12:24:30

A National Championship in Soccer helps the Fighting Irish overtake Oregon and Florida MCLEAN, Va., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ACC's new kids on the block have just earned one of the highest honors in college sports - the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The men's athletics program at the University of Notre Dame finished first in the final Capital One Cup men's standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup...

2014-06-26 23:08:00

Ann Olson, healthcare executive and former president and CEO of Interim HealthCare of Hartford, Inc., will serve Qualidigm’s Board of Directors for a three-year term. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national healthcare consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, has appointed Ann Olson, RN, BSN, healthcare executive and former president and CEO of Interim HealthCare of Hartford, Inc. to its board. Effective immediately, Olson will serve...

2014-06-26 23:01:37

Recognized for technology that integrates its computer-aided design software and manufacturing systems to accelerate apparel manufacturing. TOLLAND, Conn., USA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Gerber Technology was presented with a Gold level award for product innovation from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) Partnership, Inc., an affiliate of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The company was recognized for technology that integrates its computer-aided design software and...

2014-06-26 16:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force's rescue mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract...

2014-06-26 08:28:27

Idarucizumab being evaluated to specifically reverse the anticoagulant effect of PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to idarucizumab*, an investigational fully humanized antibody fragment, or Fab, being studied as a specific antidote for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). "Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased that the...

2014-06-25 23:06:10

Company recognized for its revolutionary all-in-one approach to integrated commerce. Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 GoECart, a leading provider of fully integrated multichannel commerce solutions, today announced that it has won the prestigious 2014 Gold Innovation Prize presented by the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA). This is the sixth year in a row the company has received the CQIA's Innovation Award, and the third consecutive year it has been recognized as a...

2014-06-25 23:00:47

Eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents to find a cure. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over 300 volunteers from across Connecticut and beyond came together on Saturday, June 21 at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, raising over $300,000 to benefit Stamford’s Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) in the fight against cancer. Participants spent the morning swimming half-mile, 1.5-mile or three-mile courses in the...

2014-06-25 08:20:53

"Drive the Future Now: The All-Electric BMW i3 Event & Launch Party" will be held Friday June 27, 2014 at BMW of North Haven NORTH HAVEN, Conn., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This Friday, "Drive the Future Now: The All-Electric BMW i3 Event & Launch Party" will be held at BMW of North Haven, and residents in the North Haven, Conn. area interested in learning more about, and testing the capabilities of the newest BMW offering are encouraged to sign up for the event....

2014-06-24 23:15:15

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is proud to announce the launch of its new website. Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 PhysicianOne Urgent Care is proud to announce the launch of its new website, PhysicianOneUrgentCare.com, which will serve as a valuable resource for patients who need convenient, affordable medical care from experienced doctors. Formerly Urgent Care of Connecticut, PhysicianOne recently changed its name to better exemplify the professionalism and experience of the doctors and...


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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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