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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...

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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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