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2011-02-23 09:50:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation on Tuesday banning smoking in the city's parks, beaches, boardwalks, pedestrian plazas and other public spaces. The New York City Council voted 36 to 12 in favor of the smoking restrictions earlier this month and extends the city's existing ban on smoking in restaurants and bars despite complaints about excessive meddling by government in people's private lives, Reuters is reporting. Joining Chicago, Salt Lake City and San Francisco,...

2011-02-23 08:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Massar of Bloomberg Television will be broadcasting live from the site of the 2011 Annual Distressed Investing Summit and Turnaround Awards to be held at The Colony in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 6-7, 2011. Now in its 5th year, the Distressed Investing Summit and Turnaround Awards will bring together the world's leading dealmakers for an exclusive symposium and honor the accomplishments of the top distressed investing, restructuring and...

2011-02-22 10:08:00

On a Call to Action To Expand Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities in Flu Vaccinations WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), the National Medical Association (NMA), Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr, and the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg will hold an Invitational Leadership Forum "Protecting All From Flu," on Friday, February 25, 2011 at the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 234 East 149th Street in...

2011-02-17 16:19:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While anti-gun New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is sending a moving billboard truck around the country claiming that 34 Americans are "murdered with guns every day," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms says the mayor is selectively ignoring the hundreds of lives saved every day because firearms are there when needed. CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, citing research that places the number of lives saved annually...

2011-01-27 11:14:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a keynote speech yesterday at the New York State Bar Association, calling for legal reform including the creation of special health courts. Philip K. Howard, Chair of Common Good, the nonpartisan legal reform coalition that has developed and championed the concept of special health courts, today issued the following statement: "Mayor Bloomberg asked a crucial question for New York and the...

2011-01-25 12:20:00

Members of Congress, Kennedy Family Members and Others Join Daniel Hernandez in Supporting Mayors' Plan to Fix the National Gun Background Check System Full Plan Available at www.FixGunChecks.org NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced that Daniel Hernandez, the hero intern who first cared for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot, supports the mayors' proposal to fix the national gun background check system. Mr. Hernandez...

2010-12-21 23:01:00

85% Say Nation In Decline, 48% Want Nonpartisan President; What GOP Voters Want In A Nominee EMBARGO FOR REPORTING IN ANY MEDIA 6 AM WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010 WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a year-end nationwide poll conducted by the nonpartisan Clarus Research Group assessing the mood of the country and the next presidential election, a whopping 85 percent of voters say they agree with the statement, "In many ways America is in decline and we need strong,...

2010-12-15 08:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global technology innovator LG Electronics announced today support for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and Grow to Learn NYC, the City's school gardening initiative. LG's support will help create new school gardens and green spaces through improved online information sharing and communication with the teachers, parents, and leaders who play a crucial role in ensuring that more young New Yorkers have access to a garden. "The Mayor's Fund...

2010-12-07 03:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Data Solutions and Information Mosaic executives today announced a strategic partnership to provide a new service that will streamline corporate actions processing and reduce operational risks and costs. For the first time, financial institutions will be able to use the same Bloomberg corporate actions data for investment decisions in the front-office, as well as in the middle- and back-office. Under the partnership,...

2010-11-22 17:19:00

NEW YORK Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GQ magazine announces its 15th Men of the Year issue featuring this year's outstanding achievers, leaders, and renegades: cultural icons who have impacted our society, from entertainment and music to sports and politics. The 2010 Men of the Year are profiled in the December issue, on newsstands November 23, accompanied by a fashion portfolio shot by famed photographers Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin. The issue came to life last week as GQ...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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