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2009-03-24 07:03:00

Phishing, Vishing and Unscrupulous Tax Preparers Pose a Threat NORWALK, Conn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax time will unfortunately bring more than a refund check to many taxpayers this year. Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection, detection and resolution services, recently conducted a survey of 1,000 adults to determine the level of awareness and concern that exists for tax- and employment-related identity theft. Overall, the findings revealed that...

2009-03-10 05:00:00

New Strategy Deters Terrorists By Monitoring for Dirty Bomb Materials Enhancing The Trend Toward Comprehensive Self Storage Security NORWALK, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LifeStorage announced today that it will install Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH.OB) threat awareness solutions including its GT2(TM) gamma radiation sensors and DM3(TM) threat awareness software to extend existing security solutions at their ten suburban Chicago self storage facilities. The system will...

2009-02-27 07:00:00

2008 FTC Fraud and Identity Theft Complaint Data Documents Highest Ever Number of Identity Theft Complaints; Jump in Tax Return Fraud Complaints NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Federal Trade Commission documented the most cases of identity theft ever in one year in the 2008 Fraud and Identity Theft Complaint Data. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090227/NY76402 ) Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection services, has also...

2009-02-24 04:20:00

Dallas-area resident fills-up with 20 years worth of gas NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- An Arlington, Texas, resident doesn't have to worry about gas prices for the next 20 years. (Photo http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090224/NY74364) Thanks to AutoVantage, a leading national auto club, Donald Hilgeman, a 44-year-old American Airlines flight attendant, has won the 20th Anniversary Great Gas Giveaway sweepstakes, filling his tank with free gas for two decades. AutoVantage...

2009-02-23 08:00:00

Feb. 26 event shares tips on gaining new deposits, home equity loans, lines of credit & more NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, a leading global affinity marketer, will host an informative webinar that explores winning strategies that can help financial institutions recession-proof their bottom lines. The webcast will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern on Feb. 26. Register by visiting http://www.affinion.com. The webinar, "Looking For Winning Strategies To...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual HealthSaver Caffeinated Cities Survey, commissioned by HealthSaver, a national emerging health care discount service, found that the most caffeinated city in the country is Tampa, followed by Seattle, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090113/NY58247 ) The least caffeinated cities are Riverside/San Bernardino, followed closely by Atlanta, San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Dallas. The...

2009-01-12 04:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Just because you are traveling or on holiday doesn't mean you have to throw out all of your good health habits. In fact, it is an easier time to be healthy. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071212/NYWFNS2) Many Americans take to the highways and skyways for some sort of trip each year -- be it business or pleasure, and they often fall prey to the "ease" of fast food drive-thrus and prepackaged snacks, or extravagant and...

2008-12-18 04:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The focus on living green or becoming more "eco-friendly" in the way we go about our everyday lives is becoming more and more common all across the world. But we sometimes find it hard to practice these same activities - recycling, conserving and reusing - when we travel. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071212/NYWFNS2 ) "Traveling eco-friendly is not about giving up luxury, it's about traveling more thoughtfully," said actress...

2008-12-17 04:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa's helpers at Shoppers Advantage -- a leading national online discount shopping service -- are at it again, busily making their list and checking it twice for the weekly Elf Alert, a ranking of the hottest gifts of the holiday season. Tops on this week's list: the iPod Nano, which knocks off the Wii Fit. In light of the economy, more cash-strapped consumers are comparison shopping and deal hunting, searching online to find the lowest...

2008-10-13 03:00:29

By Mike Sprague NORWALK - Two years ago, Richard Rhaburn Jr. of Norwalk was struggling in school as a sophomore. He was getting D's and F's because he was too interested in basketball and not worried enough about studying. That changed for Rhaburn, 17, after entering the Southeast Academy Military and Law Enforcement High School. Instead of getting D's and F's, Rhaburn is on the honor roll. "When I came here, I changed a lot," he said. "I'm in leadership. I see how my friends are....


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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