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2011-07-14 00:00:28

Strike Interactive was awarded four Communicator Awards in the highly competitive restaurant, philanthropy, cosmetics, and shopping categories for their ambitious and creative website designs. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Strike Interactive wins four awards at the 17th Annual Communicator Awards in recognition of the website designs for Urban Decay Cosmetics, ReachNYC, and The Oak Room. The Oak Room website received a Gold Award of Excellence in the restaurants category for its...

2011-05-25 19:13:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xantrion Inc., a leading provider of personalized IT services for small and midsized companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been named to the 2011 Inner City 100 list recognizing the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. Run by Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine, the Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city companies and their CEOs as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative...

2011-05-10 06:05:00

Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America looks at awarding titles, upgrading CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today one out of four urban residents in Latin America lives in a dwelling that does not have a legal title, or lacks urban services such as water and sanitation, or is constructed in a precarious location. Improving conditions in existing informal settlements and shantytowns in Latin American cities is a necessary and worthy goal, but the...

2011-04-13 19:47:43

Crime Victims' Institute study looks at gangs and victimization Gang members are twice as likely to be crime victims than non-gang members and are more frequently subject to simple assault, aggravated assault and drive by shootings, according to a recently study by the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University. In addition, gang members report their neighborhoods are more dangerous, are of lower quality, and have greater problems with drugs compared to non-gang members. While...

2011-02-24 19:12:28

Many studies have suggested that males tend to be more physically and verbally aggressive than females. According to a new study, to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, it may not be the case that women are less competitive than men"”they may just be using a different strategy to come out ahead. Specifically, women may rely more on indirect forms of aggression, such as social exclusion. To investigate how men and women respond...

2011-02-22 16:49:02

In the past 20 years, Martin Luther King's dream of the day when "little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls" through school desegregation has not been realized for most, according to research by an Iowa State University economist. David Frankel, associate professor of economics, looked at public school enrollments from every school district in the country and found that school segregation between blacks and whites has improved only...

2011-02-09 06:57:00

**America's Wire Stories Now Available to Associated Press Member Newspapers** WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Wire today released a story documenting that African-Americans and Hispanics received significantly fewer mortgages than whites between 2004 and 2009, citing a study by ComplianceTech that was obtained exclusively by America's Wire. ComplianceTech analyzes mortgage data for government, non-profit organizations and financial institutions....

2011-01-25 00:02:22

Senior housing will join multi-family housing in Memphis Development Shoreview, MN (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Senior independent housing, assisted living and memory care will be featured among Memphis' new multi-generational "Irene Woods" community development. Ecumen, a leading provider of senior housing and services, has penned an agreement with Edward Rose, an industry leader in apartment development, to develop and manage the 140 senior housing apartments in the Irene Woods project....

2010-12-23 10:33:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announces the publication of the Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey, Volumes I and II. These volumes are published by BNA Books, a division of BNA, in cooperation with the International Labor and Employment Law Committee of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Section of Labor and Employment Law. (Logo:...

2010-12-09 18:35:38

Older people who live in racially segregated neighborhoods with high crime rates have a much higher chance of developing cancer than do older people with similar health histories and income levels who live in safer, less segregated neighborhoods. That is one of the key findings of a new study forthcoming in the January 2011 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The study was conducted by Vicki Freedman, an epidemiologist at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.