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2014-03-27 08:30:40

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commanding actor, vocal activist and social media sensation, Sir Patrick Stewart is a force of light-but that hasn't always been the case. After a harsh childhood marked by poverty and abuse, Patrick Stewart is finally ready to conquer the shadows of his early years. Set to reprise the role of Professor Charles Xavier in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" this May, the thespian sat down with AARP The Magazine to discuss how he banished...

2014-03-26 16:22:25

AARP Details Expenses by Utility; Says Tab Underscores Need for Independent Utility Rate Watchdog in Final State Budget ALBANY, N.Y., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York's utilities, including international energy companies, charge state consumers some of the highest residential electric rates in the nation - more than twice the national average for many - and bill their own customers for the cost of trying to push those rates even higher. With those same utility companies now...

2014-03-26 08:22:01

AARP Members and Registered Users of AARP.org Now Have Access to Guaranteed Savings SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, and AARP, the largest organization and interest group for people age 50 and over, have entered into an exclusive relationship. Through the new AARP Auto Buying Program powered by TrueCar, AARP members and registered AARP.org users now have access to upfront pricing information, special incentives,...

2014-03-17 12:29:06

Users can seamlessly dream, plan, book and share trips with tailored content and interactive tools WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP Travel (travel.aarp.org/welcome), a new travel website launching today, offers a one-stop online experience that helps users take their travel ideas from dream to destination. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/66070-aarp-new-travel-website/...

2014-03-12 16:22:24

Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster ALBANY, N.Y., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel: "AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz for taking a major step toward protecting New York's overburdened residential utility ratepayers by including a strong and independent...

2014-03-06 12:32:40

Internet Schemes Cost State Residents $28 Million A Year - AARP Report Reveals Why So Many Are Falling Prey to Online Fraudsters NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tech savvy New York adults are getting an "F" when it comes to spotting online scams, according to an AARP study, and it's costing them - to the tune of $28 million a year. Based on the study, AARP knows why so many of the 8.1 million New Yorkers who received an online fraud offer took the scammer up on it. The...

2014-03-05 12:29:46

Innovative Incentive-Driven Points Program to Reward Active Users of AARP.org with Virtual Currency Good Towards Products, Savings and More WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today announced the launch of "Rewards for Good," a first-of-its-kind loyalty program that rewards users of AARP.org for engaging with exclusive online tools and information that deliver meaningful impact to their lives. In support of AARP's social mission of improving the lives of people...

2014-03-05 12:25:37

Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei's Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CDT WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before-- SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be sharing his take on the social and digital universe at what is known as the ultimate social and...

2014-03-05 08:33:23

In the news release, AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud, issued 05-Mar-2014 by AARP New York over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the link to the study should be http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2014/internet-fraud-victimization-attitudes-behavior-new-york.html. The complete, corrected release follows: AARP Report: Feelings of Winter Isolation Putting Millions of NYers at Risk for Online Fraud New...

2014-03-05 08:33:18

New Yorkers at Higher Risk Based on How They Feel Coupled With Key Behavior Traits, New AARP Report Finds NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cabin fever from the winter cold setting in? Scam artists are banking on it - a new AARP report finds that the more isolated you feel, the more susceptible you are to online fraud. The first-of-its-kind AARP study takes an in-depth look at what feelings and behaviors millions of New Yorkers are exhibiting that puts them at an increased...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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