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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...

2014-06-10 20:22:07

HARTFORD, Conn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that it has partnered with industry leading retailer, Carl's Golfland (Bloomfield Hills, MI), to create an exclusive video series featuring reviews of the hottest new gear in golf. The video series will be published twice a week across multiple media platforms during the core golf season and will provide golfers with exclusive access to Carl's Golfland product...

2014-06-10 08:30:14

SOMERS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce Surgical Center of Connecticut ("SCC") has relocated and opened at its new location. In November 2013 Merritt partnered with 18 leading spine, orthopedic, urology, GI, general, bariatric, hand and plastic surgeons to purchase an interest in SCC. The Facility was subsequently relocated, opening in April 2014 on 4920 Main Street in Bridgeport, Connecticut. SCC is State licensed, Medicare Certified, and Accredited...

2014-06-09 16:20:47

PHOENIX, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The horrible tragedy involving Nancy Barry and Sarah Short has finally reached some closure. The parties resolved the matter as it pertains to U-Haul and the claims against the U-Haul entities have been withdrawn. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b "This was a terrible tragedy that affected many people and entire communities. U-Haul mourns the loss of Nancy Barry and hopes for Sarah Short's continuing recovery from her...

2014-06-09 12:27:11

Connecticut priest -- under consideration for sainthood -- founded Knights of Columbus in 1882 NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of the young Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus is now available on DVD. The film previously aired on several PBS affiliates throughout the United States. Father Michael McGivney chronicles the life and times of the founder of what has become the world's largest Catholic fraternal group,...

2014-06-09 12:22:13

STRATFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is giving kids, ages 9-16, a chance to compete for a $1,000 scholarship through the Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The national program, which challenges kids to design a Helicopter of the Future, kicked off June 1 and will run through September 30, 2014....

2014-06-09 08:29:57

· Data for investigational compounds LY2963016, empagliflozin and empagliflozin/linagliptin combination tablet highlight robust alliance pipeline RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 posters, abstracts and oral presentations will demonstrate the breadth and depth of the Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) diabetes portfolio at the 74(th) American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions® in San Francisco, June 13-17....

2014-06-06 12:20:34

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award (ML Award) in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. Pratt & Whitney received the honor last night at the Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Florida. The Next Generation Robotics...

2014-06-06 08:25:19

Premier US based supplier of HCG Injections and B12 Shots posts guest article that dives into some of the common questions and concerns about the use of human chorionic gonadotropin. HARTFORD, Conn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US HCG Shots is not just a site that users can go to visit in order to find inexpensive vitamin injection blends, b12 and hcg. It is a site that provides numerous articles, often contributed by guest authors, that dive into different fitness programs or...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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