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2014-04-14 00:21:43

Trends show that libraries continue to transform to meet demand, but school libraries feel the pain of tight budgets CHICAGO, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Libraries continue to transform to meet society's changing needs, and more than 90 percent of the respondents in an independent national survey said that libraries are important to the community. But school libraries continue to feel the combined pressures of recession-driven financial tightening and federal neglect, according...

2013-07-30 23:32:22

“Scrabble is essentially an Anagram game, and if you like Scrabble, you will probably love 21 Word Play,” said Anant Goel. Word Play game can provide endless hours of enjoyment and helps learn new words and definitions, it can improve memory, enhance language skills, and exercise mind muscles for long-term learning and retention. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Anant Goel, Developer at RKNet stated: “Intelligence game 21 Word Play is unique in the mobile games market─ a...

2013-06-06 23:38:16

The #1 Weight Loss and Fitness Platform in North America, the Body By Vi Challenge, has seen incredible success in the UK in a very short time. This historic UK pre-launch event in Birmingham will train the first promoters of the Vi UK Challenge for the fight against the obesity epidemic in the UK. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 More than 15,000 people in the UK have taken on the Body by Vi UK Challenge to meet their weight loss or fitness goals since the first shipments began on the...

2012-04-09 02:22:13

ALA releases Top Ten List of Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2011 CHICAGO, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Publishers limiting library ebook lending, budget cuts and book challenges are just a few library trends of the past year that are placing free access to information in jeopardy. These trends as well as other are detailed in the 2012 State of America's Libraries Report released today by the American Library Association (ALA) in conjunction with National Library Week...

2012-04-05 06:23:52

DALLAS, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, is being honored with a National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation Service to America Community Award for its support of Rachel's Challenge, a non-profit organization promoting kindness and compassion that was established following the Columbine High School tragedy. Rachel Joy Scott was a student attending Columbine High School in...

2011-09-30 13:16:00

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EVENT: The New Jersey Institute of Technology School of Management will present its 2011 Executive MBA Conference, entitled, "The World Economy at a Crossroads: Risks and Opportunities," on Thursday, October 6, 2011. Bringing together an elite group of New Jersey-New York Metro based strategists, acclaimed journalists and business leaders, the conference addresses the challenges facing business today from emerging risk as generated by...

2009-11-02 11:42:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With health care legislation pending in Congress, Americans are anxious to see how the government will respond to the nation's biggest obstacle to wellness: obesity. Even with reform and advances in medicine on the horizon, nearly 1.5 million citizens have taken matters into their own hands, joining Dr. Ian Smith's 50 Million Pound Challenge, which announced this week the loss of its 5 millionth pound - a watershed moment for the members of The Challenge...

2009-04-23 19:00:00

Bayer Corporation, Carnegie Science Center's Regional SciTech Initiative and Pittsburgh Filmmakers Mark Anniversary with Special Guest and "Partners Choice" Awards PITTSBURGH, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Thoughts: The Environment and Me," a film by Brashear High School senior Christopher Boehm was awarded with the top honor - the Grand Prize - in tonight's fifth annual C.A.U.S.E. Challenge(TM) High School Film Festival, presented by Bayer Corporation, Carnegie Science Center's...

2008-11-30 11:36:00

"How to Fix the World" (p. 34). Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria argues that before last week's terror attacks in India, the subject of foreign policy had disappeared, overshadowed by the economic crisis. For foreign policy to receive the appropriate attention, we must hope that President Obama "does more than select a good team, delegate well and react intelligently to the problems that he will confront. He must have his administration build a broader framework through...

2008-07-22 00:00:28

By Cary Darling The Japanese long have been known for their torturous game shows that test not only physical endurance but sanity. Now this approach is finding a home on American TV. Why suffer the stolid bookishness of "Jeopardy!" -- and run the risk of actually learning something -- when you can watch "Hurl!" and savor the sight of guys revisiting their previous meal? And this being the networks' "off-season," when viewers' brain cells are fried from the sun and summer-TV reality...