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2010-05-06 15:10:00

But National Commander urges lawmakers to "not forget" veterans of previous eras WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an American Legion official standing behind him Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama signed into law the long-awaited Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act.

2010-05-04 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp.

2010-04-19 06:40:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of announcements of a second season at Seaside Heights, UNICO National President Andre' DiMino promised a renewed battle against MTV's "Jersey Shore," which stereotyped and degraded Italian Americans. "If MTV continues to degrade and stereotype Italian Americans, then we'll fight back," DiMino said, noting that UNICO, the nation's largest Italian American service organization, received thousands of calls, letters and emails of support, and...

2010-03-08 06:40:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino today fired off a letter and email to returning Tonight Show host Jay Leno questioning his judgment for featuring the cast of the ethnic bashing, stereotyping show "Jersey Shore" on his show during his first week back. "As President of the largest Italian American service organization in America and as a proud first-generation Italian American, I am extremely disappointed and upset that upon your return to the...

2010-03-04 10:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Gene A.

2010-02-01 12:35:00

Proposed projects will combat global diseases INDIANAPOLIS, Feb.

2010-01-25 14:29:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Onancock Elks will provide fresh produce to families that are clients of the Foodbank on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

2010-01-25 14:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Mid-Westchester Elks will host and plan social events for teens and young adults with disabilities.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.