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2011-07-13 12:10:00

Join Girl Scouts of the USA to Support Media Literacy and Positive Images of Women WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D- WI), and Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actor and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, campaigned in support of the Healthy Media for Youth Act. Joined by teen Girl Scouts, the group outlined the bill, introduced by Hagan and Baldwin, which would improve media literacy...

2010-06-29 11:54:00

Senator Hagan's legislation would help pharmacists help patients, prevent more costly forms of care ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the passage of pharmacy-specific provisions in the new healthcare reform law, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced their strong endorsement of the Medication Therapy Management Expanded Benefits Act of 2010, authored and introduced by U.S. Senator...

2009-01-15 14:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse coalition of clergy and lay members from faith organizations throughout North Carolina held a press conference today to call on Senator Richard Burr to end his opposition to legislation that would grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products. The legislation would protect kids from tobacco and save lives. Senator Burr has publicly threatened to filibuster the legislation if it was brought to the...

2008-08-11 12:01:05

By MARK BINKER BEECH MOUNTAIN -- The wind raking over a flat, grassy acre near the top of this mountain community stroked the blades of eight small windmills, each of which purred louder as gusts reached up from the valley below. "I actually expected these to be bigger," said state Sen. Kay Hagan, peering up at the turbines on her visit to the N.C. Small Wind Initiative demonstration site maintained by Appalachian State University. The turbines tested there are marketed for individual...

2008-07-29 09:00:00

By Barbara Barrett and Ryan Teague Beckwith, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 29--U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole will be a no-show at her party's big bash in St. Paul, Minn. Dole spokeswoman Katie Hallaway confirmed Monday that Dole won't be at the Republican National Convention in September. "She's got a busy week scheduled in North Carolina," Hallaway said. "When there are breaks in the Senate schedule, she spends as much time as possible in North Carolina." Hallaway said...

2008-06-27 12:03:03

The Associated Press RALEIGH Sen. Elizabeth Dole said North Carolina should have the option of allowing oil exploration off the state's coast, backing away from her long-held support of a federal moratorium on Atlantic drilling. In a statement Wednesday , Dole said she supports lifting a 27- year-old moratorium that has prohibited exploration off the North Carolina coast. "Now, more than ever, responsible and practical steps are needed to increase our energy independence and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.