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2014-08-15 08:23:43

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Curry today announced it is transforming Kansas City's Black on Burlington into a 1920s-style speakeasy for one of the biggest parties of the year, all to benefit Hope House, which provides shelter and services to survivors of domestic violence. The Club Curry party will feature live entertainment by DJ Nick Ayler and emcee Michael Mackey. Guests will be treated to Aerialists, Flappers, M2, Blackjack, cigar rolling and plenty of...

2014-08-13 16:23:58

Estelle will Perform at the Face Forward Gala Sept. 13 Raising Money and Awareness to Provide Reconstructive Surgery to Domestic Violence Victims LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning artist, Estelle will perform at Face Forward Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala, "A Venetian Masquerade" September 13, at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. When Estelle first burst onto the scene in 2008 with the #1, double-platinum hit song "American Boy"...

2014-08-12 12:35:28

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M’s National Poll on Children’s Health Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. In the poll’s annual...

2014-08-12 08:31:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Youth Day on Aug. 12, Creative Associates International recognizes those who are working to provide opportunities and hope to young people, particularly those in conflict and post-conflict environments. (www.CreativeAssociatesInternational.com) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135298 "Today's youth are incredibly capable and resilient, and want to be part of positive change in their families and...

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the...

2014-08-10 23:00:22

The innovative "Salto AMOK escutcheon" System was added to Omega Security Solutions’ suite of services to ensure schools are secure in cases of emergencies. The "Salto AMOK escutcheon" System is designed specifically for educational system use, enabling quick building & facility lock down. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Omega Security Solutions are pleased to announce the launch of the pioneer “Salto AMOK escutcheon" System to their suite of...

2014-08-08 23:03:50

The mental health watchdog, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), calls upon the FDA to ban the electrical stimulation device being used to administer electric shocks to children at the Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 With its use of electroshock used as punishment for misbehaving youth, the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) has been dubbed “the school of shock,” by Mother Jones Magazine, and its practices likened to...

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

John Cramer, Dartmouth College Previous studies show that violent video games increase adolescent aggressiveness, but new Dartmouth research finds for the first time that teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex. More generally, such games—especially character-based games with anti-social protagonists—appear...

pueblo mesa verda violence
2014-08-05 12:38:56

Eric Sorensen, Washington State University It’s a given that, in numbers terms, the 20th century was the most violent in world history, with civil wars, purges and two world wars killing as many as 200 million people. But on a per-capita basis, Washington State University archaeologist Tim Kohler has documented a particularly bloody period more than eight centuries ago on what is now American soil. Between 1140 and 1180, in the central Mesa Verde of southwest Colorado, four relatively...

2014-08-03 23:00:12

Goldman & Associates Announce New Complimentary Consultation On Chicago Domestic Violence Crimes (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 Goldman & Associates, the premier Chicago criminal defense law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation for Chicago domestic violence cases. Individuals accused of domestic violence, are encouraged to call:773-484-3131. Domestic violence is an issue that millions of Americans have to cope with every year. Domestic violence accusations may...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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