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2014-04-24 00:20:53

Bob Simon of CBS News-60 Minutes Receives President's Award; Kate O'Brian of Al Jazeera America and Kathleen Carroll from The Associated Press will light the Press Freedom candle in memory of the Journalists Killed and Missing in Action NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 news stories included a military crackdown in Egypt, a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya, the death of a beauty queen in Mexico, as well as stories on the environment and iPhones. This year's...

2013-09-05 23:03:54

Company Promotes Inclusion Through Center for Professional Development Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 PlayCore is honored to have participated in the creation of a new inclusive playground database with National Public Radio (NPR.) NPR reached out to PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development to ask for assistance in identifying the address of inclusive play spaces throughout the US. The company responded enthusiastically with information on hundreds of inclusive spaces...

2013-07-12 23:30:27

NPR speaks with Jason Schauble about intelligent firearms and the future of the weapons industry. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Firearms and the technology behind them has been a major topic of discussion for media in 2013. As one of the most prolific voices in the debate, TrackingPoint™ has pioneered the idea that "smart" firearms doesn't mean just "safer". TrackingPoint CEO Jason Schauble entered the broader discussion of technology and firearms on air...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.