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2014-08-19 08:27:30

Firm Among Connecticut's Fastest-Growing Technology Companies For Second Consecutive Year STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, has been named to the Marcum Tech Top 40 list of the fastest-growing technology companies in Connecticut, the second year in a row ISG has achieved this honor, the company said today. ISG was named a top technology...

2014-08-18 08:33:35

iSend Listed on Tech Top 40 in Media/Internet/Telecom Category for the Third Year in a Row MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSend has been named to the Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual compilation of the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut as determined by The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP. Selection was based on growth of at least $3 million in annual revenue as well growth in each of the preceding four years. This is the third...

2014-08-15 23:06:33

Three prizes--including a wooden playset--will be given out, while the funds go to support childhood cancer awareness and research. Mahopac, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Best in Backyards of Connecticut and New York is excited to announce that the swing set raffle for pediatric cancer research they co-hosted with the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation was a great success! The Massey family of Mahopac, New York was the first-place winner in the raffle. Their prize is a Dream wooden swing...

2014-08-15 12:20:46

Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra are flawless on the trail ENFIELD, Conn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When many consumers think Toyota, eco-friendly hybrids like the the 2014 Toyota Prius often come to mind as well as ultra-reliable economy sedans like the 2014 Toyota Corolla. Gale Toyota wants to keep drivers in the Enfield, Conn. area informed of the rough and tumble, off-road element of the Toyota lineup. Toyota models like the 4Runner, Tacoma and Tundra...

2014-08-14 23:10:55

The free family event at the Maltby Lakes Recreation Area will take place Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Remember being told to go outside and play? That turns out to be great advice. Opie’s World: Tap Into Nature, a feature of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority’s Recreation program, helps children and adults reconnect with the natural world and each other. On Wednesday, August 20, from noon until 4:00 p.m.,...

2014-08-14 16:28:58

Project undertaken by The NHP Foundation in partnership with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, PNC Bank, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, CL&P and the City of Stamford NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4), a key congressional supporter of affordable housing initiatives, served as the master of ceremonies for an August 12 ribbon cutting ceremony at Bayview Towers Apartments ("Bayview Towers") in Stamford,...

2014-08-14 16:27:26

Committee Voted Based on Clinical Data from Eight Efficacy Trials RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) voted [10 yes, 3 no] that existing data supports approval of Boehringer Ingelheim's investigational tiotropium bromide inhalation spray for long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated...

2014-08-14 12:23:00

Solar power, onsite bike accommodations, greenhouse, electric vehicles, and high efficiency lighting and equipment among features to be included in Mohegan Sun Massachusetts REVERE, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohegan Sun Massachusetts is expected to be the greenest resort casino in the nation, with one of the highest LEED scores of any such facility in the industry. This is according to points earned from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental...

2014-08-13 23:10:19

The next discovery that could change the world of Lyme disease could come from the inquiring mind of a high school or undergraduate college student. Already, students in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, New York and elsewhere have managed to make valuable contributions to Lyme research and are being saluted by Lyme Research Alliance for taking part in the effort to put an end to the disease. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The next discovery that could change the world of Lyme...

2014-08-12 23:04:19

Members to Receive $25 Promotional Offer MASHANTUCKET, CT (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Foxwoods Resort Casino is today announcing its partnership with Grandparents.com (GPCM), the Trusted Resource for Grandparents™, and premier online destination for the growing and economically powerful age 50-plus demographic. As part of the partnership, all premium members of Grandparents.com’s membership organization, the American Grandparents Association (AGA), who join the Foxwoods Rewards Program,...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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