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2011-01-04 09:37:00

The CyberTipline Serves as the Nation's 911 Reporting Mechanism For Sex Crimes Involving Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan.

2010-11-16 09:13:00

"The Mentalist" Actor Tim Kang Tells Parents What To Do and What Not To Do ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents need to be careful not to let their guard down or become distracted while traveling or attending public functions during the 2010 holiday season.

2010-08-27 12:02:00

Five Years Ago 5,192 Children Were Separated from Their Parents in the Midst of What Became the Largest Natural Disaster in U.S. History ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug.

2010-08-18 09:13:00

Actor Tim Kang from CBS' 'The Mentalist' Heads Campaign to Help Parents Keep Their Children Safe ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents prepare for the start of a new school year, teaching children how to be safe needs to be at the top of their list of things to do.

2010-06-21 09:13:00

Popular Website www.NSTeens.org for Kids Ages 8 to 12 Adds Two New Items that Are Fun and Teach Online Safety ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new items are now available for kids between the ages of 8 and 12 that are not only fun but also teach them how to stay safe while on the Internet.

2010-06-16 09:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC), brought teens together from across the country to discuss the behavior of young people online at the National Teen Summit on Internet Safety in Washington, D.C.

2010-06-15 18:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today held their 5th Annual National Teen Summit on Internet Safety and released findings from a new survey on how teens behave online and what they think of the potential reputational consequences stemming from information and photos they share.

2010-06-14 08:53:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will hold their 5th National Teen Summit On Internet Safety on June 15 in Washington, D.C., bringing together teens from across the country to discuss a wide range of online safety issues including cyberbullying, sexting and the potential long-term impact of social media posts on the teen's digital reputation. "America's Most Wanted" host and children's advocate John Walsh...

2010-06-10 06:00:00

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will hold their 5(th) National Teen Summit On Internet Safety on June 15 in Washington, D.C., gathering teens from across the country to discuss online safety issues including cyberbullying, sexting and the potential long-term impact of social media posts on digital reputation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100610/CL18789 ) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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