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2010-07-15 15:30:00

Independent analysis of House passed bill (H.R. 2868) concludes bill will create 8,000 jobs and leverage nearly $2 billion in economic stimulus Legislation to secure U.S. chemical plants and prevent catastrophic chemical disasters that put millions of American at risk is threatened by unsubstantiated claims by opponents that disaster prevention standards will eliminate jobs and hurt the economy WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenpeace contracted Management Information...

2010-07-01 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Social networking site FormSpring.me creates opportunities for cyber bullying and the anonymous use of derogatory, threatening, and profane language. It is impossible to identify users should they choose to remain anonymous. Users, especially children, posting on FormSpring are often unaware that their comments can be viewed by virtually anyone. Be aware of what your children are posting on the Internet and what others are posting in reply....

2010-05-28 15:19:00

Awards Presented at Children's Health Fund Benefit to Raise Urgently Needed Funds for Kids NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, Joan Baez, James L. Dolan, and Jane Pauley will be honored by the Children's Health Fund (CHF) for their exceptional support of CHF--the nation's leading pediatric provider of mobile-based health care to homeless and low-income children and their families--and for efforts advocating for the health and well-being of children in...

2010-04-06 06:14:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony MASTERWORKS announces the signing of 4TROOPS. Their debut self-titled CD will be available on May 11th with a portion of the proceeds from the sales to benefit veteran-related organizations. Sony chose to release the album during Armed Forces Week (May 8-May 15) which honors Americans serving in all five services - Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard. 4TROOPS are United States combat veterans - three young men and one woman who served...

2010-03-21 22:51:00

A New Congress Is Needed to Restore Abortion Funding Neutrality WASHINGTON, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the House of Representatives passed the Senate health care bill with a multitude of abortion funding provisions and passed the reconciliation bill to increase funding for one abortion funding program. Neither contained conscience protections previously approved by the House. Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins responded with the following comments:...

2010-03-21 16:04:00

Catholics Must Send a Message in November WASHINGTON, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Advocate's leadership provided the following comments on the health care bill. "Today's vote will go down in history as one of the greatest expansions of abortion since Roe v. Wade," said Catholic Advocate President Deal Hudson. "On November 2, American Catholics need to hold members of the House accountable for this betrayal." "History has shown no executive order can trump the law of the...

2010-03-08 11:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Building on its Elevate America program to provide technology training to help prepare people for 21st-century jobs, Microsoft Corp. today announced an initiative to bring together a coalition of public, private and nonprofit organizations to give veterans and their spouses the skills and resources they need to be successful in today's civilian work force. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Microsoft will...

2010-02-19 15:03:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)--the nation's largest nonpartisan individual membership association of state legislators--congratulates Idaho State Representatives Jim Clark, Lynn Luker, and Raul Labrador for their successful sponsorship of HB 391, the Idaho Health Freedom Act, which was passed by the Idaho House of Representatives by a vote of 52 to 18 last week. This fast moving bill has already passed the Idaho Senate State...

2010-02-16 17:49:00

Cite Evidence of Explosive Demolition at WTC When: 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 19th, 2010 Where: Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel, 609 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA Live stream feed: Via webinar at www.ae911truth.org SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Gage, AIA, architect and founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, will announce that more than 1,000 architects and engineers now support the call for a new independent investigation into the...

2010-02-11 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite two storms that crippled the Capital District, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the nation's first and largest non-partisan, nonprofit organization representing veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, pushed through the snow and have been triumphant during their annual Storm the Hill week. See the inspiring photo and video content from the week here (http://stormthehill2010.tumblr.com/tagged/bestof). IAVA Founder and...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.