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2011-08-16 10:10:00

THIRTEEN Arts offers users a free, curated guide to the best cultural events and exhibitions in and around New York City NEW YORK, Aug.

2011-08-04 17:16:00

Milestone Season Of Nature Leads Primetime Wednesdays On PBS Exclusive content and streaming videos available at pbs.org/nature NEW YORK, Aug.

2011-07-19 12:10:00

Parties sign Memorandum of Understanding; Will Share Board Members NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Media NJ (PMNJ), the newly-formed nonprofit company that manages NJTV, and The Foundation for New Jersey Public Broadcasting, which raised more than one hundred million dollars for NJTV's predecessor over the past two decades, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together for the good of the citizens of New Jersey.

2011-07-11 09:23:00

MetroFocus begins online, with broadcast and mobile application to follow NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 11th, WNET New York Public Media launched the MetroFocus website (http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus) marking the first phase of a multiplatform initiative to bring local news and culture coverage to the tri-state region.

2011-06-06 10:57:00

Recommendation to be reviewed and voted on by NJ state legislature within 15 days TRENTON, N.J., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, Governor Chris Christie announced his recommendation that WNET, parent company of award-winning public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, be selected to provide programming and services to New Jersey Network (NJN). The Governor's office began looking for alternative operating models for the state's only public television...

2011-03-24 10:57:00

Event Will Benefit Parent Company Of New York Public Broadcasters THIRTEEN and WLIW21 WNET Life Trustee Ralph M.

2011-03-17 14:34:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent months, the nation has turned a spotlight on education and the issues the U.S. faces in order to ensure a quality education for every student. These dialogues will determine our country's future and at times have been divisive.

2010-11-11 11:31:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOW on PBS Host David Brancaccio and guest panelists kick off a discussion on measuring prosperity in the new economy and the future of jobs.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.