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2014-05-15 12:30:37

~ Takei's Take Hits over 100,000 subscribers and Honored with Webby Award WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will launch season two of its award winning original web series, Takei's Take, on June 5, 2014 on YouTube, where it has already amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers. Hosted by the ever-popular social media phenomenon, George Takei, the second season of Takei's Take steps outside of the studio with Takei traveling the world and meeting leading...

2014-05-09 12:23:00

Natural Gas Shortage to Impact Summer Electric Bills & Cooling Costs in NY as Scorcher Expected NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Yorkers expecting to catch a break on their utility bills in warmer weather after an unrelenting winter that saw some heating bills soar as high as 55 percent can think again, warns a new AARP analysis. With the Farmer's Almanac predicting a scorching New York summer, AARP says state residents will get a reminder from the Polar Vortex every time...

2014-05-08 16:30:04

As Potential Increase to Already Sky-High Rates Looms, LI AARP Members Push Their State Senators for Independent Watchdog UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a brutal winter that saw Long Islanders' utility bills soar, more rate hikes on the horizon coupled with PSEG scoring its lowest-ever customer satisfaction rating level proved enough for Long Islanders. Today a group of fed up consumers gathered outside the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA)...

2014-05-05 12:25:28

AARP Ambassadors Dan Marino, James "JB" Brown, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Kick-Off Events Supporting Volunteer Projects Across the City BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Americans 50+ have geared up to donate their time as AARP hosts a multitude of volunteer opportunities at its biannual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, from May 8-10. Attendees will discover real possibilities by contributing to community service activities including the packing of 50,000...

2014-05-01 12:37:26

Free "AARP TEK" Education Workshops to Roll-Out in Seven Markets in 2014; Online Technology Education Platform Also In Development WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All across America, people 50+ have a hunger for plain language, user friendly information on how to best use their personal technology. To address this need and help close the technology gap, AARP today announced it has launched AARP TEK (which stands for Technology Education and Knowledge), a...

2014-04-28 12:28:10

Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell, Luis Tiant, Others to Discuss Lives and Sports at AARP'S Life@ 50+ National Event and Expo BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New England sports legends Mike Eruzione, Steve Grogan, Bill Russell and Luis Tiant, will speak on a panel moderated by James "JB" Brown at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm as part of AARP's bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo taking...

2014-04-22 12:26:42

MRS. LAURA BUSH, BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JAY LENO, MOODY BLUES, THE SPINNERS, MARY WILSON, LINDA RONSTADT, LUIS TIANT, BILL RUSSELL, STEVE GROGAN, MIKE ERUZIONE, THE KITCHEN COUSINS, JAMES "JB" BROWN, DAN MARINO, EMILIO ESTEFAN, CHRIS GARDNER AND SAMANTHA BROWN AMONG THOSE HEADLINING AARP'S LIFE @ 50+ NATIONAL EVENT AND EXPO BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is set to host its bi-annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston, Massachusetts,...

2014-04-09 12:31:07

Independent, Non-Partisan Redistricting Effort Aims to Give Voters Back a Say CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Illinois being the worst state in the nation regarding trust in government according to a recent Gallup poll, it is urgent that voters get their voice back in a system that has been broken by gerrymandering and that no longer holds elected officials accountable to their constituents. This is a critical issue to AARP members, who have the highest voter...

2014-04-07 08:27:44

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first female morning show cohost, creator of "The View," master interviewer--Barbara Walters has a list of accomplishments and accolades a mile long. As the trailblazing journalist prepares for her final months in front of the camera, she takes a turn as the interviewee in the latest issue of AARP The Magazine. The 84-year-old speaks candidly about paving the way for other women and what's next on her agenda - including...

2014-03-29 16:20:07

New Budget Rejects Utility Watchdog for Consumers; Most Other States Offer Consumers an Advocate to Fight for Reasonable Rates ALBANY, N.Y., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: "AARP is disappointed and extremely concerned for our 2.6 million members and all New Yorkers that the new state budget does too little to combat soaring utility rates. "New Yorkers pay among the highest residential electric rates in...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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