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Winner of National Constitution & Bill of Rights Competition Announced.

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:29:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After three days of simulated congressional hearings that tested their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, three schools took top honors at the 30th Annual We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution National...

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Most Crash Reports Do Not Capture Drowsy, Drunk, Drugged and Distracted Driving, According to National Safety Council

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image)  ITASCA, Ill., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A National Safety Council review of motor vehicle crash reports from across the United States found no state fully captures critical data needed to address and understand the rise in roadway fatalities. Crash reports from all 50 stat...

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A panel of business leaders to discuss, "Diversity in the C-Suite: Leaders Championing Change"

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:33:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, corporate leaders worldwide have put an emphasis on creating a more diverse and inclusive work environment for their employees. On April 25, hear from three leaders who have been successful in championing change which has enhanced...

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Why I volunteer: Brooklyn resident George Valentin gives back to the Alzheimer's Association

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:29:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following article was written by George Valentin, a volunteer for the Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter, working with care and support staff on Hispanic outreach programs in the community. He is a former caregiver for his mother...

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Red Cross Blood Workers Choose Teamsters

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:28:00 EDT

(image) FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fort Wayne-area Red Cross workers in the mobile and fixed site blood collection units have selected to be represented by Teamsters Local 414 in a card-check agreement. The count, tallied today, means that the local union has...

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New Guideline Published on Uncommon Risk of Death in Epilepsy

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is an uncommon risk of death that people with epilepsy and their loved ones may not know about. The risk is called sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, or SUDEP. Now the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American...

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CAIR Says Holocaust Remembrance Day is a Reminder of the Evil of Bigotry and Injustice

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:52:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic-Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, said today's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day should serve as a reminder of the evil of bigotry and injustice. In a...

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AJC Delegation Meets Austrian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defense

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:17:00 EDT

(image) VIENNA, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A senior AJC delegation just concluded a two-day visit to Vienna.  The 11-member group, led by AJC CEO David Harris and Co-Chair of the AJC Berlin Institute Advisory Board Allan Reich, met with Sebastian Kurz, Minister of Foreign Affair...

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EcoHealth Alliance Will Honor L'Oréal At Annual Spring Benefit

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:45:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, announced today that it will honor L'Oréal at the organization's upcoming annual benefit – "Investigate. Educate. Eradicate. – an Evening to Bene...

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National Press Club Headliner Event With Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Singer Patti Austin Pays Tribute to 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jazz Legend Ella Fitzgerald, 5 p.m., April 27

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:08:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin, who has won acclaim for her interpretation of the music of Ella Fitzgerald, will discuss the importance of jazz to American culture and diplomacy and perform some of Fitzgerald's music at...

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Nearly 20,000 High School Students Gather to Close the Nation's "Skills Gap"

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) ANAHEIM, Calif., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The #DECAICDC will spotlight DECA's top student performers from the United States, Canada, China, Korea and Spain. It will also highlight innovative business partnerships that empower these emerging business leaders and future entr...

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Armenian Assembly of America Reacts to President Trump's Statement

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:31:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian issued the following in response to President Trump's statement on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: "President Trump's statement today...

Family Research Council Announces a Score in Favor of Latest GOP Health Care Bill

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) announced today it will score in favor of the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) which may come up for a vote as soon as this week in the House of Representatives. This is the first time FRC has...

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Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Colin Jost Unite at Hilarity for Charity's Third Annual New York City Variety Show on June 8!

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:10:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen's Hilarity For Charity® (HFC), a movement founded as a resource for the millennial generation with a focus on supporting Alzheimer's care and support, today announced that Amy...

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St. Baldrick's Foundation Honors Outstanding Volunteers during National Volunteer Week

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:04:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's National Volunteer Week and the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteered-powered charity dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, thanks its thousands of committed volunteers from across the U.S. and around the world,...

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PCMA: The Independent Drugstore Lobby Agenda Leads to Higher Drug Prices, Fewer Choices in Medicare

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:35:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the independent drugstore lobby descends on Capitol Hill this week to promote costly new government health mandates, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is launching the next phase of its national...

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ETC Accelerate Baltimore's Additional $100,000 in Funding to be awarded to Baltimore Based Chord

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:33:00 EDT

(image) BALTIMORE, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore City's leading technology and innovation centers, announced Wednesday the winner of the Accelerate Baltimore program's additional funding of $100,000 was Baltimore based company Barttron...

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IRLI Files Brief in 2nd Federal Appeals Court Defending President Trump's National Security Executive Order

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in an appeal of a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's March 6th Executive Order (EO) temporarily freezing the issuance of visas to certain...

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MSOE expands artificial intelligence options beyond classroom

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:13:00 EDT

(image) MILWAUKEE, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You've heard of self-driving cars and computers that can diagnose cancer. You can ask your phone what song is playing on the radio. Have you wondered what makes those things possible? The technology behind it is called deep...

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Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in El Sheik and Wajel,...

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