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2013-02-28 08:28:58

Money to support final push for polio eradication NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael R. Bloomberg today announced a $100 million donation to support polio eradication efforts through Bloomberg Philanthropies. The donation will help fund the Global Polio Eradication Initiative's (GPEI) six year plan to eradicate polio. Polio is a vaccine-preventable disease that can lead to paralysis or death. Due to tremendous advances in 2012, there are today the fewest number...

2013-02-25 12:23:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We are delighted that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver the commencement address at The Cooper Union's 154(th) graduation ceremony, said Jamshed Bharucha, President of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. At the May 29(th) commencement, Mayor Bloomberg will receive the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary). "Mayor Bloomberg's transformational leadership to improve education, the cityscape and the built...

2013-02-20 12:25:51

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of the Mayors Challenge Fan Favorite selection. The selection, launched in partnership with The Huffington Post, allows citizens to learn more about the bold and innovative ideas of the 20 Mayors Challenge finalists and vote for their favorite. Each finalist city will showcase its idea through an original video and a blog post from its mayor. "This first-of-its-kind competition has generated some very...

2013-02-14 16:21:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today its support for New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, and his continued efforts to promote environmental initiatives. Included in his final State of the City Address today, Mayor Bloomberg revealed various new programs intended to improve the environment, including creating up to 10,000 parking...

2013-01-18 08:20:32

Bloomberg Philanthropies Releases Midway Status Report; Evaluates Global Road Safety Program Interventions NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking Global Road Safety Program in ten countries funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies produced results showing that 1.6 billion people are now covered by strengthened road safety laws, Mayor and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg announced today. The initiatives include increased seat-belt and helmet usage, reduced speed...

Google To Launch Free Wi-Fi In NYC’s Chelsea Neighborhood
2013-01-09 05:01:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google announced on Tuesday that it would begin offering free public Wi-Fi service to people in the western portion of New York City´s Chelsea neighborhood, where the company has its local headquarters. The 13-block coverage zone includes areas between Gansevoort Street and West 19th Street, from 8th Avenue to 10th Avenue. Google CIO Ben Fried made the announcement in Manhattan, alongside New York City Mayor Michael...

2012-12-23 05:02:47

Relationship expert Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says a rush of horrifying events has brought the need for smarter gun control front and center. Dr. Bonnie believes we can reduce gun violence by including family members in the background screening process and addressing mental illness, degenerative brain disease, seasonal stress, and gun control loopholes. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 As the nation and the world mourn the senseless tragedy of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre,...

2012-11-20 08:24:15

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inviting Americans to "Meet the Mayors" who have been involved in the anti-gun-rights Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Second Amendment Foundation is launching a campaign in newspapers, magazines and on the Internet that exposes the criminal and ethical wrongdoings of many members of that organization. The "Meet the Mayors" ad can be seen at: http://saf.org/images/maig.pdf "Michael Bloomberg created this group to further his personal...

2012-11-14 08:36:52

GRENOBLE, France, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Risk Analytics software gains access to financial market community RaisePartner today announced that its Risk Analytics application Wall Risk is available via the Bloomberg Professional service, as a new feature called the Bloomberg App Portal. Bloomberg Professional service subscribers globally can instantly access the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS<GO>} to where they can search for dozens of...

2012-10-31 15:24:37

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looting in Brooklyn, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy moved out underscores the importance of the right to keep and bear arms, especially in an emergency, the Second Amendment Foundation said today. "A story in today's Huffington Post tells about a pharmacy worker who could only watch as people started walking down the street robbing stores," said SAF Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb. "But so many shopkeepers are defenseless to...