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Published: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 04:58:12 EDT

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Family Research Council Urges Senate to Hold Firm on Pro-life Protections Within Any Obamacare Replacement Bill

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Senate rejected by a vote of 50 to 50 a procedural vote to allow consideration of Sen. Luther Strange's (R-AL) Amendment #389 to the Senate health care bill (H.R. 1628). Sixty senators voting in the affirmative were...

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The Ivey's Hotel Celebrates Official Grand Opening

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:35:00 EDT

(image) CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The luxury, boutique hotel brand, the MRK Hotel Collection, along with 5Church Charlotte, Sophia's Lounge and several local non-profits have partnered to celebrate the The Ivey's Hotel's official grand opening this month with a week full of...

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Cloud Security Alliance Announces Upcoming Launch of CCSK v4

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:52:00 EDT

(image) LAS VEGAS, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black Hat 2017, Booth BB5 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced that i...

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AARP Voices Objections to Senators on So-Called "Skinny" Health Care Bill

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:08:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Senate plans to vote on the so-called "skinny" health care repeal bill, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond sent a letter to all 100 U.S. Senators opposing the bill and released the following statement:   "AA...

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Miami Beach FitFest announces its 2nd annual event to promote a culture of sports, health and wellness as a positive district image

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:15:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami Beach FitFest 2017 gets ready to heat up the city and present its 2nd annual two-day multi-sport and lifestyle participation event on August 12th and 13th (8:30 AM - 5:30 PM) at the North Beach Bandshell (7275 Collins Ave, Miami...

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Civic Engagement App 'Hear My Voice' Partners With New Environmental Advocacy Group 'Resiliency Florida'

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:07:00 EDT

(image) ORLANDO, Fla., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Civic engagement platform and mobile app Hear My Voice (HMV) was selected as one of the founding partners of new environmental non-profit Resiliency Florida. Hear My Voice will work with Resiliency Florida to help Florida communities plan for...

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BSA Takes STEM Out Of The Lab And Into Nature's Biggest Classroom At The 2017 National Jamboree

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:56:00 EDT

(image) MOUNT HOPE, W.Va., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is giving more than 40,000 Scouts, Venturers and Explorers a classroom encompassing 14,000 acres by offering unique STEM experiences at the 2017 National Jamboree. Taking place through July 28, the National...

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Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty receives funding for pediatric cancer research

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:22:00 EDT

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the United States, more children are lost to cancer than any other disease, and one in 285 children will be diagnosed before they turn 20. As one of the nation's leading pediatric cancer researchers, Alex Huang, MD, PhD, professor of...

Administration's attempt to allow discrimination against workers, military must be rejected, union leader says

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:56:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement: "As the largest union representing federal employees, nearly one-third of whom are veterans, we reject President...

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Knights of Columbus to Hold Annual Convention in St. Louis

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:48:00 EDT

ST. LOUIS, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 members of the Catholic hierarchy, including cardinals, archbishops and bishops, will gather in St. Louis in August for the 135th international convention of the Knights of Columbus. The bishops and cardinals will be...

Sponsor of Bill to Repeal D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Fails Fact Check Test

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act released a fact check video showing the sponsor of an amendment the House Appropriations Committee recently approved to repeal the D.C. law made numerous false claims about the law. The House...

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Family Research Council Praises Nomination of Governor Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:34:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised President Trump's decision yesterday to nominate Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to the post of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom at the State Department. Created in 1998, the...

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212NYC Announces Multi-platinum recording artist Tip "T.I." Harris and Messiah to Perform at the 9th Annual Summer Party

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 212NYC, New York's leading organization for the digital advertising industry, announced talent lineup for the 9th Annual Summer Party to take place Thursday, August 10th, 2017 on Pier 16 at New York's South Street Seaport...

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With BAT Off the Table, Retailers Ready to Advocate for Tax Reform

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:50:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) praised the decision of the White House and Congressional Leadership to remove the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) from consideration as it announced an outline for comprehensive tax...

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Experts Applaud Blacklisting of IRGC, Underscore Need for Policy to Support Regime Change by Iranian People

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:42:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a panel discussion at the United States Senate, foreign policy experts welcomed the congressional passage of H.R. 3364, which includes a title on "Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017," and subjects the Islamic...

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U.S. Air Force Stalling, Withholding Information About Assault Of Veteran, First Liberty Lawsuit Alleges

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:16:00 EDT

(image) PLANO, Texas, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, First Liberty Institute filed a lawsuit against Department of the Air Force alleging violations of the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) for wrongfully withholding the results of an investigation from First Liberty and the...

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The Latest Developments in Employee Benefit Plans of Tax-Exempt and Government Employers to Be Examined at Upcoming ALI CLE Conference

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:01:00 EDT

(image) PHILADELPHIA, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) has announced that Employee Benefit Plans of Tax-Exempt and Governmental Employers will be held on October 5-6, 2017, in Washington, DC. This national conference will provide...

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Sunrise Day Camp S.T.E.A.M. Shack Builds Children's Future Beyond Cancer

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

(image) OCEANSIDE, N.Y., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a child has cancer, they fall behind their peers due to prolonged stays in the hospital and time away from school due to their compromised immune system.   In 2006, Sunrise Day Camp-Long Island became the first day camp in the...

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Carolinas HealthCare System Names National Leader as President of Children's Services

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:30:00 EDT

(image) CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System announced that H. Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH has been named President of the children's service line for the health care system as well as the Sara H. Bissell and Howard C. Bissell Endowed Chair in...

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Consumer Watchdog Warns Bill Pre-empting State Robot Car Laws Approved by House Commerce Committee Would Leave Dangerous Regulatory Void Threatening Highway Safety

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:48:00 EDT

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog warned that a bill approved today by the House Commerce Committee that would pre-empt state autonomous vehicle safety regulations would leave a regulatory void without meaningful safety protections....

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