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2012-08-22 22:20:32

William J. Craig, First Operative to Die in the Line of Duty, to Be Recognized during Theodore Roosevelt Association's 93(rd) Annual Meeting CHICAGO, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) will pay tribute to Chicago native William J. Craig, the first Secret Service agent to die in the line of duty while protecting America's top elected leader, during the TRA's 93(rd) annual meeting. The four-day conference will be held October 25-28 at the...

2012-08-12 06:20:03

McCain, others blast sequestration while proposing their own arbitrary Defense cuts LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Senate Armed Services Committee Republicans, led by Senator John McCain (AZ), are touring the nation, mourning the impact of sequestration on defense spending. On Monday, they will bring their act to the world's entertainment capitol. However, what Senator McCain and his Senate GOP colleagues Lindsay Graham (SC) and Kelly Ayotte (NH) will say...

2012-07-27 10:20:22

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At his July 29 concert at Cleveland Browns Stadium, Tim McGraw will congratulate U.S. Army Specialist Frank DeLorenzo on being awarded a mortgage-free home in North Royalton, Ohio. Country music superstar Tim McGraw recently launched a nationwide program called HomeFront, in partnership with Operation Homefront and Chase, to award mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and servicemembers at each concert of his summer tour. (Logo:...

2012-07-19 23:01:34

This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7- city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water...

2012-07-10 06:25:27

Discussions on the Hot Topics of Our Times with Opinion Leaders, including CYRUS AMIR-MOKRI, LEYMAH GBOWEE, SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, PAUL GOLDBERGER, EMIL HENRY, KATI MARTON, JOE NOCERA, FRANCIS V. O'CONNOR, and DINA POWELL EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guild Hall of East Hampton (June 12) - The Hamptons Institute returns with a weekend symposium consisting of five (5) sessions over Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Conversations feature...

2012-07-06 02:21:15

LONDON, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Let the Good Times Roll With the McCain Summer Giveaway To help you enjoy this great British summer with friends and family, McCain Foods is giving away 100 free party packs containing balloons, party hats, face paints, streamers and party blowers, every day for 30 days from 3rd July, and is also offering you the chance to win the ultimate party for your family and friends. Included in this fabulous prize is your...

2012-06-07 23:01:01

Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch in Billings County, North Dakota to its 2012 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Washinton DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation´s architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. More than 230 sites have been on the list over its 25-year history, and in that time, only a handful...

2012-05-14 02:26:38

NEW YORK, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced further steps to establish the new, independent company, McGraw-Hill Education, by the end of this year. The process of creating this new entity requires multiple changes across operating and support functions to both separate the education segment from The McGraw-Hill Companies and to stand up McGraw-Hill Education as an independent, digital learning and education services organization....

2012-05-01 02:21:51

AUSTIN, Texas, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market announces the online premiere of "WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West," the second film in this year's Do Something Reel Film Festival. Produced by James Redford, narrated by his father, Robert Redford, and directed by award-winning filmmaker, Mark Decena, "WATERSHED" will be available to online audiences for one month, beginning May 1, at www.dosomethingreel.com for $5.99. "WATERSHED" tells the story of the...

2012-04-17 10:22:41

CHICAGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert R. McCormick Foundation announced that Eli Williamson is joining the organization as Director of the Veterans Program. In this position, Williamson will work with the Foundation's partners and grantees to assist veterans and their families in making a successful transition from military to civilian life, with particular emphasis on veterans' employment, education and continued strong commitment to serving their communities. "Eli...