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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...

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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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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