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2010-11-07 06:55:00

NY City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters on Saturday that he vows to promote the use of electric taxis as he becomes head of a global coalition of major cities.

2010-10-29 09:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is lending his name to an effort to increase voter turnout by making it easier for voters to get to the polls.

2010-10-12 15:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc., today joined Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to announce a partnership with the City of New York to provide car sharing memberships to Department of Transportation (DOT) employees as a part of a pilot program.

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2010-10-08 05:46:01

Governor David Paterson and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have proposed that New Yorkers in the food stamps program should not be allowed to spend them on sugar-sweetened drinks.

2010-10-07 17:18:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg News reported today that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Alaska Air Group Chairman and CEO Bill Ayer and Donald Smith & Co. in connection with trading activity in Puget Energy, a Washington state utility.

2010-09-15 12:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Benjamin Wey, China expert on Wall Street and the President of New York Global Group, has been invited by Bloomberg to speak at the "Bloomberg Hedge Funds Summit Asia 2010" conference in Hong Kong on October 19, 2010.

2010-09-15 12:18:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Sept.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.