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2011-05-31 19:51:00

Greenhouse gas emissions and analysis of climate change actions across over 40 megacities is reported for the first time SAO PAULO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) released two landmark reports today that emphasize the critical role of measurement and transparency in tackling climate change in megacities. The reports, released during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo (May 31 - June 2), demonstrate the current and potential...

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2011-05-24 05:50:00

New York City's outdoor smoking ban went into effect on Monday, adding the city's parks and beaches to the list of places where smoking is prohibited as part of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign to promote healthy lifestyles. The ban augments the city's 2003 prohibition on smoking cigarettes in bars and restaurants. The new law will not be enforced by police, but by staff who oversee the city's 29,000 acres of park land and beaches.  Violators face a $50 fine. "We don't think that...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PrecisionIR Group and Bloomberg Markets magazine are partnering on a new integrated media platform targeting institutional investors, Bloomberg Markets Spotlight, which will launch September 1, 2011. Combining the unsurpassed reach of Bloomberg Markets among institutional investors with PrecisionIR's multi-media investor outreach assets, Bloomberg Markets Spotlight is an investor relations showcase for public companies, providing an...

2011-05-12 13:22:00

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Tippett, Verizon's vice president of industry solutions and security practices, will participate in the Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit on May 17. The summit will highlight the impact of new technologies on the financial services sector as well as its effect on chief technology officers and chief information officers across all industries. WHEN: Tuesday, May 17 WHERE: New World Stages...

2011-04-04 10:09:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced eMeter as a 2011 New Energy Pioneer. In its second year, the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer program named nine other companies at the fourth annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York. "eMeter is thrilled to be recognized by Bloomberg New Energy Finance as one of today's energy industry pioneers," said eMeter Chief Executive Officer Gary Bloom. "Arming our customers with the information...

2011-03-24 11:32:00

DAYTON, Ohio, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Dayton's R.I.S.E. XI Global Investment Forum will be heard around the world when Kathleen Hays of Bloomberg Radio broadcasts live from the event. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110103/DC23496LOGO) Hays will broadcast her show, "The Hays Advantage" from noon to 3 p.m. ET Thursday, March 31, on the opening day of the forum at the University of Dayton Arena. When not broadcasting, Hays will serve as...

2011-03-09 17:57:00

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Laying the smackdown in a video broadcast on YouTube.com/ThePeoplesGames, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa challenged New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to compete in The People's Games tournament beginning with NYC playing L.A. in a best of three basketball competition. Announcing The People's Games with a Los Angeles vs. New York basketball series pitting the best players from each city in a battle for bragging rights,...

2011-03-07 09:33:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aiCIO today posted Can New York City's Most Celebrated Citizen Revolutionize its Pension System?, an inside look at controversial moves by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to revamp and further "professionalize" New York's pensions. aiCIO's Joe Flood, Paula Vasan and Kip McDaniel report that Bloomberg's goal to reform the City's pensions operation is not universally applauded. According to Flood, "Bloomberg's pincer assault to alter benefits and upgrade how...

2011-03-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tina Brown editor in chief of Newsweek and The Daily Beast today announced that President Bill Clinton and Melinda Gates will join the dynamic mix on the opening night of the second annual Women in the World summit. The invitation-only event takes place in New York City from March 10th -12th, 2011 and can be watched via live stream at www.thedailybeast.com. New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will provide the welcoming address to the summit. On...

2011-02-26 04:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms will be visiting Chicago to counter billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign of fear against Prairie State firearms owners. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 through FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011 Bloomberg has teamed up with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to send a moving billboard truck around the country claiming that 34 Americans are "murdered with guns every day." CCRKBA...


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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