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Con

A prefix meaning with or together. A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through Fraud or trickery after winning the person's confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated. An abbreviation for contra, which means against. To show the pros and cons of a particular issue means to present arguments or evidence on both sides.

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Elected to serve on the CTYIP board of directors are: Crystal Cathcart of MarketStance in New Haven, Conn.; Kathleen Bailey, ACSR, CLCS, of The Russell Agency, in Southport, Conn., Brad Barcusky of Philadelphia Insurance Co., in East Hartford, Conn.; Scott Burns of XS Brokers in Hartford, Conn.; Anthony DeSalva of Georgetown Financial Group in Georgetown, Conn.; Michelle Hinckley of Insurance Provider Group in Wethersfield, Conn.; Ryan Keating of Michael J.
Conn was the legendary Bill Nicholson's last signing and scored a hat-trick on his debut.
The 120-year-old Conn's in many ways follows that model with its "Yes Money" consumer financing, a program Trahan said is accomplished through the retailer's ownership of a financing arm.
If you are interested in having Doug Conn perform at an event, fair, festival, corporate function, please contact him as soon as possible.
Everywhere he went and with everyone he met, Conn talked about Christ.
Although the main theme of the novel is conflict between Conn's life in America and his newly recalled life as a young man, the novel is also a reflection on life and family, and how we each must ultimately face ourselves.
The officer warned he would fire his Taser again, at which point Conn complied.
* The Children's Museum has leased 10,135 s/f at 2285 Reservoir Avenue, Trumbull, Conn. David S.
Conn is survived by his wife, Jane, and three children.
TECHNOLOGIES: Conn and Company recognized the need for blending blades and dispersion blades that provided true pumping action instead of plowing action.
Before the IPO of 4 million shares of common stock, which began trading last Tuesday, the Stephens family and related business interests owned well over 70 percent of Conn's.