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2010-09-29 13:34:00

On Friday Thousands of Print-Disabled Michigan Residents May Lose Free, Independent Access to Newspapers and Magazines DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept.

2010-09-29 09:41:00

System Certified as Equally Accessible to Blind and Sighted Users BALTIMORE, Sept.

2010-08-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc.

2010-08-09 15:53:00

Calls for Equal Access to Information and Technology in America's Universities BALTIMORE, Aug.

2010-08-02 08:23:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blind Driver Challenge of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is one of the new technological innovations that will be featured at this year's NIWeek, held August 3-5.

2010-07-29 11:30:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today commended Amazon on the unveiling of a new, accessible Kindle.

2010-07-27 16:16:00

National Federation of the Blind Commends Copyright Ruling BALTIMORE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest nationwide organization of blind Americans and the leading advocate for access to digital information by the blind, commented today on the renewal of a ruling from the Librarian of Congress that allows the circumvention of digital rights management (DRM) technology by blind people seeking equal access to e-books.

2010-07-22 08:15:00

Family Reunited After Wrongful Seizure of Child INDEPENDENCE, Mo., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and its Missouri affiliate announced today that they have succeeded in a legal fight to bring a two-month-old infant, Mikaela Sinnett, home to her parents, Blake Sinnett and Erika Johnson of Independence.

2010-07-06 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, is proud to announce it has entered into an agreement with Quayside Publishing Group to provide rich, highly-formatted content on Blio.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.