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2010-05-18 02:00:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Always first with the latest technology, department store John Lewis was the first to market with the much-anticipated 3D television revolution. Launched on the 22nd April, the new Samsung UE40C7000 3D TV, 1,799 pounds Sterling allows customers to experience 3D TV from the comfort of their own homes. The first 40-inch TVs is available from John Lewis' flagship store on Oxford Street, the largest electrical department in Europe, as well as Peter Jones and...

2009-03-02 16:49:58

Paranormal investigators said they encountered what appeared to be the spirit of a young child at Pennsylvania's Slippery Rock University. John Lewis, owner of Baelfire Paranormal Investigation in Titusville, Pa., said his team of 10 investigators sought evidence of ghostly activity in university buildings using infrared cameras, digital and analog audio recorders, digital and 35-mm still cameras, electromagnetic field meters, computers and other equipment, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...

2009-02-08 16:00:00

Blind Persons Return to Work Act of 2009 Introduced by Congressman Lewis WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has introduced legislation designed to help blind persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to return to work. The Blind Persons Return to Work Act of 2009 (H.R. 886), will eliminate penalties that prevent blind persons from reentering the workforce and will facilitate their transition to employment. Dr. Marc Maurer,...

2008-10-31 18:00:19

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by Pastor John Lewis, Junior, Emmanuel Christian Assembly will hold its first church service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, at Regal Cinemas Jack London Stadium 9 in Oakland, Calif., with free on-site parking. The mission of the new church is to empower people to know and fulfill their unique God-given purpose in life. With a centralized location that allows for a diverse audience and unique worship experience, the non- denominational church...

2008-09-12 18:00:26

By Peter McCusker CONTRASTING figures from two major supermarkets revealed the current pressure on the sector as hard-pressed shoppers look to slash food bills. Morrisons, the UK's fourth biggest chain, said demand for cheaper value ranges had driven comparative sales 7.6% higher in the six months to August. Fierce price-cutting and promotions - including slashing a host of everyday items to 50p - tempted in around half a million extra customers a week. But at the same time...

2008-08-29 06:00:29

By Oren Dorell The children of Martin Luther King Jr. and a man who was there for his "I Have a Dream" speech 45 years ago said Thursday at the Democratic National Convention that Sen. Barack Obama's nomination for president is one realization of King's dream. "We are making a major down payment on the fulfillment of that dream," said Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, a former civil rights activist. Lewis was there as a speaker when King made his speech before 250,000 people at the...

2008-07-20 06:00:00

By Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune Jul. 20--ATLANTA -- What if this happened almost every time you traveled? You finally make it through the long airport security line, shedding your shoes, your belt and unpacking your laptop only to be stopped by a security guard who says that a notation on your boarding pass requires you to go through a second screening. For five years, this has happened to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who can't seem to get the airlines to realize that he is the 11-term...

2007-01-02 09:00:44

By Marilyn Brown, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jan. 2--TAMPA -- A for-profit Nashville company is on the fast track -- with state help -- to manage a charter school for children with autism, serving six counties. The Florida Autism Center of Excellence would be governed by a local board but run by Educational Services of America, which bills itself as "the nation's leading provider of special and alternative educational programs for children." Armed with $700,000 in state seed money and...


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