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2010-04-08 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the United States image abroad through American art, announced today that it will honor the Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, with the second annual Leonore and Walter Annenberg Award for Diplomacy through the Arts. Artist Ellsworth Kelly, who designed the official award, will present it to Mayor Bloomberg at...

2010-03-17 11:37:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Carol Massar of Bloomberg Television will serve as master of ceremonies of the M&A Advisor's 4th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala in at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday, March 22. "We are delighted to have Carol as the master of ceremonies for our 4th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala," said Roger Aguinaldo, CEO, The M&A Advisor. "Her winning personality and business acumen will truly help make it a memorable evening." Ms. Massar is the...

2010-03-02 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- At a special ceremony exactly one hundred years after the founding of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presented the Association's Board of Directors with a proclamation announcing February 24, 2010 as 'Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association Day'. The presentation took place in the Blue Room at City Hall. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100302/NY63773) Mayor Bloomberg...

2010-01-25 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Bike New York announced today that Kenneth J. Podziba has been appointed president and CEO. Podziba, who served as New York City Sports Commissioner since 1998, replaces Pam Tice, the executive director of Bike New York since its establishment as a non-profit organization in 2000. The organization's premier event is the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour; Podziba is joining the staff in the ramp-up to the 33rd annual ride on Sunday, May 2. "I couldn't be...

2010-01-20 15:22:00

Group Says a 10-Year Phase Out is Enough Time for Buildings to Convert NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised Mayor Bloomberg for addressing the pressing issue of toxic heating oil in New York City during his State of the City speech this afternoon. The mayor pledged that his administration will be "greening the heating fuels used in our schools and big buildings." The mayor's announcement follows an EDF report last month showing that...

2009-12-21 06:10:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), a leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the entertainment and advertising industries, today announced the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® network has chosen Rentrak's TV Essentials service to gain detailed insights into viewer consumption of its flagship television service. The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION network, the only global 24-hour business and financial television service, provides...

2009-12-11 11:52:00

U.S. Conference of Mayors to Honor Copenhagen Mayor WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Seattle (WA) Mayor Greg Nickels, a delegation of U.S. Mayors including the organization's Vice President Burnsville (MN) Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, Second Vice President Los Angeles (CA) Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and Past President Trenton (NJ) Mayor Douglas Palmer, will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) and deliver remarks...

2009-12-09 23:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg L.P., the world's most trusted source of data, news, analytic and trading tools for businesses and financial professionals, has acquired New Energy Finance, a global leader in providing news, data and analysis on renewable energy, carbon markets, energy efficiency, biofuels, carbon capture and storage, and nuclear power. "This acquisition is the next step in Bloomberg's initiative to develop and promote the carbon and clean energy...

2009-12-09 17:38:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans want the government to create jobs through additional spending though they are pessimistic about the results, according to the Bloomberg National Poll, a quarterly survey of Americans. Two-thirds of Americans surveyed back additional spending on infrastructure and six of 10 support more spending on alternative energy to stimulate job growth. A tax credit for businesses that hire new workers also gains backing from 7 of 10 Americans. This...

2009-12-08 17:39:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama receives high marks for his foreign policy while most Americans disagree with his handling of health care and the budget deficit, according to the Bloomberg National Poll, a quarterly survey of Americans. While most Americans polled generally support Obama with a job-approval rating of 54 percent, he receives negative marks on many domestic issues. More than 50 percent of respondents say they disapprove of his plan to overhaul the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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