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2013-08-05 16:24:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Bob Weiner, who helped create the World and US Anti-Doping Agencies, today said, "Baseball is full of sound and fury signifying nothing, to use the Shakespeare phrase. The Mitchell report--commissioned by MLB itself--said that HALF of all players are dirty and use performance enhancing drugs. Because of the intransigence of the union, Baseball refuses to regularly test all players and now is...

2013-08-05 16:22:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement regarding the White House Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) The President's "Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security", released last week highlights essential elements in the field of safety and security, namely...

2013-07-31 23:34:48

Individuals work to increase participation of girls and women in technology and computing Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is pleased to announce that its Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ruthe Farmer, will be among 11 individuals honored at the White House as “Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion” on Wednesday, July 31st. The event will recognize these individuals for their extraordinary work around...

2013-07-31 23:28:37

Sproglit unveils a back-to-school app that boosts math scores by 8-11% in just one hour of play. Kyle Counts is based on the Math Arrow, a reinvention of the number line that has been featured by the Mathematical Association of America and was invented by Todd Buchholz, winner of Harvard's annual teaching prize and a former White House economic adviser. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Back-to-School App Boosts Math Scores by 11% in an Hour Winner of Harvard's Teaching...

2013-07-27 12:20:11

NATION SHOULD LEARN FROM ENACTMENT AND REPEAL OF CLAUDE PEPPER'S MEDICARE CATASTROPHIC COVERAGE ACT THAT REPEALS AND CUTS ONLY RECREATE NEED TO ENACT HEALTH CARE AGAIN, SAY WEINER AND GLADDEN WASHINGTON, July 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National issues strategist Robert Weiner, former White House spokesman and chief of staff of the U.S. House Aging Committee and Health Subcommittee under Rep. Claude Pepper (D-Fla.), and policy and research analyst Nakia Gladden are...

2013-07-12 23:37:24

In an exclusive one-hour sit-down with the host of The Costa Report, Rebecca Costa, Linda Tripp ended her self-imposed ban on speaking to the press. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Linda Tripp – a career civil servant who was hounded by the media during the 1998 Clinton-Lewinsky scandal - is in the news again. In an exclusive one-hour sit-down with the host of The Costa Report, Rebecca Costa, Tripp ended her self-imposed ban on speaking to the press. When asked why she...

2013-07-10 20:22:21

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty local elected officials from across the country joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the National League of Cities (NLC) at the White House today to celebrate the success of Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). The elected officials joined the First Lady in marking the program's achievements to date, including engaging 330 cities, towns and counties who have already pledged their commitment to achieving the...

2013-07-06 23:03:58

Celebrity Business Analyst announces the release of its weekly box office report. The weekend analysis comes following a June 27 piece in the Box Office Mojo entitled “Forecast: ‘White House Down,’ ‘The Heat’ in Race for Second This Weekend.” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Celebrity Business Analyst released its weekly box office report today, analyzing total weekend grosses for movies currently showing in theaters. In a June 27 weekend forecast Box Office Mojo...

2013-07-05 23:00:41

Gary Cohen; Jeff Thompson, MD; and Laura Anderko, PhD, RN; Recognized for Efforts Linking Climate and Health Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Health Care Without Harm is pleased to announce that its President and Founder, Gary Cohen, has been named a Champion of Change in the category of Climate and Health by the White House. The honor is bestowed on Cohen and others who are leaders in making the link between climate and health, and helping the health sector lead the effort to...

2013-07-03 08:23:08

Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, and Other Exhibitors To Participate in Special Tribute to Troops CULVER CITY, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Independence Day, to thank America's troops for their sacrifice and service, active military personnel and veterans will be admitted with one guest to see Columbia Pictures' White House Down for free at any Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, or other...