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2011-07-29 16:30:00

NEW YORK, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Most kids today don't have first-hand recollections of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, because they were too young, or weren't born yet. For many of them, there is confusion about what happened, and why. As the 10th anniversary of the attacks approaches, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee will give kids their own forum to talk about the events of that day, address some of their misconceptions and answer their questions, in "What Happened?: The Story of...

2011-03-10 15:59:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During its upfront presentation held today at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, Nickelodeon underscored its leadership position by unveiling plans for brand-new content, more of its top-rated hits and big events that span its entire kids and family portfolio. Punctuated by celebrity appearances and exclusive music performances, Nick's upfront event opened with Victoria Justice, star of the hit Victorious, debuting her brand-new single,...

2011-02-01 09:47:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said he had a dream of racial equality. But Dr. King had more than one dream, and his message went well beyond a plea for racial equality. In recognition of Black History Month, and in honor of the 25th year we've celebrated Dr. King's birthday as a national holiday, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee focuses on what else the man said -- and dreamed -- and what it might mean to kids in this, the second...

2010-12-20 10:39:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon marks the first anniversary of the devastating Haitian earthquake with the premiere of Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: "Haiti Rising? Life in the Ruins," on Sunday, Jan. 9, at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). With nearly half the population under 18, and more than half the homeless being kids, everything that happens in Haiti is a kid-related issue. The half-hour special follows the stories of kids living in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western...

2010-02-22 09:31:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheating in school is easier and more popular than ever. According to recent studies, 64 percent of high school students admit they cheated on a test within the last year. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee's Cheaters Never Win: True or False? premiering Sunday, March 7, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon, explores today's reality of kids and cheating. "Who doesn't cheat?" says Andrea, 15: "We have politicians that have cheated, and look where they are today."...

2009-01-15 12:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Culminating its unprecedented year-long Kids Pick the President (KPP) campaign--which encompassed a first-ever "Kids' Primary"; coverage of the political conventions; and the biggest "Kids Vote" in the network's history--Nickelodeon, in another first, will feature coverage of the historic presidential inauguration starting Monday, Jan. 19, at 4 p.m. ET/PT. KPP Election Connection Team correspondents -- Lily Collins, JJ and Pick Boy -- will report on the...

2008-10-10 15:00:21

By TIM CUPRISIN A 10-year-old Milwaukee girl gets her question for John McCain and Barack Obama answered Sunday night on Linda Ellerbee's latest "Nick News" special, "Kids Pick the President." Kelly Anderson's query is one on the minds of Americans far older than she is: "I think life is short, and yet many people in this country do not have health insurance. What is your plan to help those in this country who do not have health insurance?" The candidates offer their answers on 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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