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2009-11-23 11:29:00

World Champions Venus Williams and Lauryn Williams, MLB star Curtis Granderson, NBA All-Stars Dwight Howard and Dirk Nowitzki, NFL star Justin Tuck form core "Dream Team For Public Service" for prestigious Jefferson Award SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Famer and founder of All Stars Helping Kids, today announced the ten "Dream Team For Public Service" winners from 53 nominees selected for the Jefferson Awards for Public Service, which will...

2009-10-14 08:00:00

Steve Nash (NBA), Venus Williams (WTA), Ray Lewis (NFL), Kerri Walsh (AVP), and More Compete for Prestigious Community Service Award SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Famer and founder of All Stars Helping Kids, is pleased to announce a landmark partnership with the Jefferson Awards for Public Service to recognize top athletes who have given back to their community. Past recipients of Jefferson Awards for Public Service include, Oprah Winfrey,...

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2009-07-22 10:50:00

A private study on cyber security found that federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, The Associated Press reported.It showed that the federal cyber force was lacking and even reported instances where no one is in charge of overall planning."Government agencies are on their own and sometimes working at cross purposes or in competition with one...

2009-06-29 11:18:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Former N.C. State Auditor Les Merritt has teamed up with Dr. Frank L. Perry, a veteran FBI agent who worked for both the N.C. Ethics Commission and the N.C. State Auditor's office, to launch the Foundation for Ethics in Public Service and its Web site, http://www.ReportPublicCorruption.org. The Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization which will educate citizens and public officials about the nature, causes and remedies of public corruption...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Federal Hiring Crisis and Opportunity - A Call to Public Service RESTON, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Horne Creative Group (HORNE) and Pamela Foss, FAA Senior Executive (Ret.) and President of Pamela Foss Consulting, today released their white paper "A Call to Public Service - A Historic Opportunity to Build a Smarter Government," which examines our current federal hiring crisis and recommends several critical actions including a rebranding of the federal government to make it...

2009-05-13 07:00:00

- Communications Awards recognizes Print, Direct Mail, Radio, Poster and Billboard mediums, as well as the NEW Strategic Communications/ Public Relations medium - NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Awards, one of the world's most prestigious international advertising and design competitions honoring creative excellence and innovation in the industry, today announced the winners for the Communications Awards, which recognize Print, Direct Mail, Radio, Poster and Billboard mediums, as...

2009-04-30 09:49:00

Software & Information Industry Association Recognizes the Free File Program: A Unique Public-Private Partnership that Aides Low Income Tax Filers WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced it has awarded the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Free File Program with its Special Award for Innovation in Public Service. The Award, which exemplifies public service initiatives that utilize information technology in...

2009-03-31 15:25:00

"In recent decades, we have allowed the quality of public service in America to deteriorate badly and we are all paying the price. Bilmes and Gould have written exactly the right book at exactly the right time - a thoughtful, wise plan for overhauling government that will inspire a new generation of men and women to serve their country." - David Gergen, Professor of Public Service and director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School   "Ultimately our...

2009-01-17 23:52:00

Hosted by Gabrielle Union, the Second Annual "BET HONORS" Features Appearances by Stevie Wonder, Diddy, Terrence Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Queen Latifah, Anthony Hamilton, Anita Baker, Ne-Yo, Keyshia Cole, Hill Harper, Monica, Joss Stone, Yolanda Adams and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater "THE BET HONORS" Premieres Monday, February 9 at 9:00 P.M.* WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With powerful performances, inspirational speeches and a multitude of messages...

2008-10-05 15:00:19

By KEVIN G. DeMARRAIS, STAFF WRITER Gas-heat customers will be paying 14.3 percent more this winter under a rate increase granted Friday to Public Service Electric and Gas Co. Under the plan approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, a typical PSE&G customer will pay $41 more per month during the winter heating season, raising the annual bill to $1,981 from $1,783. That is based on using 200 therms a month from December to March and 1,210 annually. The increase in the...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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