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2014-10-22 12:30:57

-Award to be given at White House Ceremony on November 20- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fogarty Institute for Innovation, a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit announced that Dr. Thomas Fogarty, the nationally renowned inventor of the balloon catheter, has been awarded the Presidential National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Dr. Fogarty will...

2014-10-20 12:35:26

Are you unhappy with the current administration? Or are you simply interested in staying informed with current White House events. The new White House Poop app can help. CANONSBURG, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Global App Company today announced the release of White House Poop for iPhone users. "Users find the app to be very entertaining and educational at the same time. Everyone has wondered what it would be like to fly like a bird. Put the app in fly mode and...

2014-10-17 16:23:09

URGE VOTE NOV 4 TO COUNTER RIGHT-WING TAKEOVER OF THE SENATE AND MASSIVE PROGRESSIVE LOSES IN THE HOUSE WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Democratic Strategist and former White House spokesman Bob Weiner, along with Joseph Abay, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Policy Analyst and Author, have published an op-ed in this week's Michigan Chronicle, "VOTE NOV. 4: Defeat Suppression of Minorities, Youth, Workers," a message to voters to show up at the polls...

2014-10-11 23:02:50

Spencer E. Geissinger joins Showcall, will direct global business development efforts and lead Showcall’s recently launched Dallas Office Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Leading event management firm, Showcall, Inc. announced today that international event executive and former White House and US State Department official Spencer E. Geissinger has joined the company as a Director for Global Business Development. Most recently in government, Mr. Geissinger served as Deputy...

2014-10-10 08:20:30

Column in San Diego Union-Tribune today by Weiner and Sherman WASHINGTON and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drones reduce the number of American soldiers that need to be sent into combat zones, save the lives of American troops, reduce unwarranted civilian casualties because of greater accuracy than traditional warfare, and should therefore be advocated by liberals and conservatives alike, former Clinton White House spokesman and communications director for the...

2014-10-09 08:28:16

ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marion Bunch of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody was honored by Rotary on Oct. 7 as one of Rotary's 'Women of Action' for her exemplary dedication to improving the lives of others. Bunch was one of 10 Rotary 'Women of Action' who were recognized for donating their time, talents and expertise to help thousands of people in need. The White House invited the humanitarian service organization to visit, as part of the annual Rotary Day in Washington D.C....

2014-10-06 16:25:42

Vice President Joe Biden Scheduled to Attend Oct. 10 Ceremony WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m., the Newseum will host a memorial service for James S. Brady, former White House press secretary for President Ronald Reagan. Vice President Joe Biden will be joined by former presidential press secretaries and members of the press corps as speakers at the ceremony celebrating Brady's life and legacy. The service will be held in the...

2014-10-05 16:21:22

ASSERT FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT "TWISTED INTO PRETZEL" OVER ISSUE; Article In South Florida Sun-Sentinel WASHINGTON and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former chief of staff of the House Committee on Aging and Subcommittee on Health under Rep. Claude Pepper (D-FL) and former White House National Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner, along with Evan Baumel, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Economic Policy Analyst have published an op-ed in the South...

2014-10-01 12:26:45

- Discovery to Serve as Exclusive Media Partner for National US2020 Initiative Committed to Matching One Million STEM Mentors with Students by 2020 - SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing "Connect the Dots" STEM education initiative, Discovery Communications announced today it has begun airing a cross-channel public service announcement promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and mentorship. The PSA, a component...

2014-09-30 23:02:01

New Law helps prevent Sexual Assualt Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Jill Campbell, CEO and Founder of Safety Alert Apps, Inc., the White House award-winning Smartphone Safety App technology development company, announced its support today of the newly signed California State Law ‘Yes Means Yes’. In making the announcement, Campbell said, “We applaud California for being the first state in the nation to require all of its state colleges to makes affirmative consent...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin