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Gulf News
Prices of 188 innovative medicines to be reducedBy January 1, 2016, the prices of 188 innovative medicines will be reduced in a
Prices of 188 innovative medicines to be reduced
Gulf News / Posted 13 hours ago
By January 1, 2016, the prices of 188 innovative medicines will be reduced in an attempt to bring prices on a par with other GCC countries By Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter Dubai: The price of 188 innovative drugs being produced by 27... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blind Ondangwa Woman Runs KindergartenWhen Julian Samuels lost her eyesight in 2009 aged 34, this did not stop her fr
Blind Ondangwa Woman Runs Kindergarten
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
When Julian Samuels lost her eyesight in 2009 aged 34, this did not stop her from pursuing her dream of running a kindergarten. Four years later, Samuels is not only successfully running Smiley Kids kindergarten at her home at Omwandi in Ondangwa,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for th
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
WEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River Community College, 283 College Drive, Orange Park. Includes an entertainment and information stage, music, health screenings and more than 70... Read more
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EuroNews
Mobile phone firm targets older users with simple to use handsetsMobile phone technology is constantly becoming faster, smarter and more complex
Mobile phone firm targets older users with simple to use handsets
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
Mobile phone technology is constantly becoming faster, smarter and more complex, but for some sections of society that’s not always a good thing. Now one mobile phone maker in London is attempting to address the problem of older people who find new... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for th
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
WEDNESDAY Clay County Senior Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River Community College, 283 College Drive, Orange Park. Includes an entertainment and information stage, music, health screenings and more than 70... Read more
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Entrpreneur
This Video Doorbell Lets You Answer Your Door With Your SmartphoneTwo years ago, Jamie Siminoff did the walk of shame off the set of Shark Tank.
This Video Doorbell Lets You Answer Your Door With Your Smartphone
Entrpreneur / Posted 4 days ago
Two years ago, Jamie Siminoff did the walk of shame off the set of Shark Tank. Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary rudely told the serial entrepreneur-inventor that he was dead to him for not accepting his offer. His pitch on the popular show yielded zero... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Henry Butler presses on after Katrina and a bout with cancerTen years ago this week, the colossal New Orleans singer-pianist Henry Butler s
Henry Butler presses on after Katrina and a bout with cancer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Ten years ago this week, the colossal New Orleans singer-pianist Henry Butler saw his life very nearly wrecked by Hurricane Katrina and its disastrous aftermath. Butler's New Orleans house was deluged in six feet of water, most of its precious... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Displays Work Of Wood Sculptor Ron DavidsonPOUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Blind wood sculptor Ron Davidson will bring his unique and
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Displays Work Of Wood Sculptor Ron Davidson
The Daily Voice - Pound Ridge / Posted 4 days ago
POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Blind wood sculptor Ron Davidson will bring his unique and inventive art style to the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation this fall. “Blind Ambition: Carving Out a Niche” will open with a reception from 1-4 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTUESDAY JTA Design Charrette, through Friday, Gateway Town Center, 5100-15 Nor
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
TUESDAY JTA Design Charrette, through Friday, Gateway Town Center, 5100-15 Norwood Ave. (904) 630-3153 or jtafla.com. ■ Tuesday-Thursday — Open design session, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ■ Wednesday — Open House, 4-6 p.m. ■ Friday — Work in-progress... Read more
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Denver Post
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dogTrevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. H
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dog
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
Trevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. He recently hiked the Colorado Trail — 489 miles from Denver to Durango. Alone and blind. The lengthy, rugged terrain that crosses eight mountain ranges and six national... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-e News: Apartheid of the abledMakhosi Ndabambi watches helplessly as her classmates perform their daily ritua
Health-e News: Apartheid of the abled
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
Makhosi Ndabambi watches helplessly as her classmates perform their daily ritual, methodically stacking chairs and desks, and dragging out and arranging the mattresses they’ll be sleeping on later. Her best friend picks her up from her wheelchair and... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dogTrevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. H
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dog
Colorado Daily / Posted 6 days ago
Trevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. He recently hiked the Colorado Trail — 489 miles from Denver to Durango. Alone and blind. The lengthy, rugged terrain that crosses eight mountain ranges and six national... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The art project filling MacArthur Park Lake with thousands of painted spheresIf all goes according to plan, by the time Tuesday morning rolls around, the la
The art project filling MacArthur Park Lake with thousands of painted spheres
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
If all goes according to plan, by the time Tuesday morning rolls around, the lake at MacArthur Park will be bursting with an estimated 2,500 colorful spheres. Hand-painted by roughly 10,000 volunteers around the Los Angeles area — principally... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dogTrevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. H
Blind CU grad hikes entire Colorado Trail — thanks to a special dog
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
Trevor Thomas called it the world's highest-stakes game of connect-the-dots. He recently hiked the Colorado Trail — 489 miles from Denver to Durango. Alone and blind. The lengthy, rugged terrain that crosses eight mountain ranges and six national... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bookmarks: Releases, events, signings“Brown Girl Dreaming,” Jacqueline Woodson’s poetic memoir about her experience
Bookmarks: Releases, events, signings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
“Brown Girl Dreaming,” Jacqueline Woodson’s poetic memoir about her experience growing up as an African-American in the 1960s and 1970s, has been selected for this year’s Jax Reads. The program begins Sept. 1 with book discussions and programs for... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
A Cast of BluesBlues music was born in Mississippi, came of age in Chicago, and went on to ins
A Cast of Blues
The Helena Daily World / Posted 7 days ago
Blues music was born in Mississippi, came of age in Chicago, and went on to inspire generations of rock and rollers, ranging from the British invasion of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones to contemporary groups, such as The Black Keys. As one of... Read more
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Casino City Times
Deck Estimations in BlackjackWhen it comes to card counting in blackjack you must be able to judge the corre
Deck Estimations in Blackjack
Casino City Times / Posted 7 days ago
When it comes to card counting in blackjack you must be able to judge the correct number of decks remaining in a shoe to help determine the True Count. To accomplish this skill you need to recognize the correct size in the discount tray, study the... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Deck Estimations in BlackjackWhen it comes to card counting in blackjack you must be able to judge the corre
Deck Estimations in Blackjack
Rolling Good Times / Posted 7 days ago
When it comes to card counting in blackjack you must be able to judge the correct number of decks remaining in a shoe to help determine the True Count. To accomplish this skill you need to recognize the correct size in the discount tray, study the... Read more
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ECMConnection
Crawford Technologies Hosting Document Accessibility Workshop At GRAPH EXPO 2015Attendees will learn how to integrate accessible formats into customer communic
Crawford Technologies Hosting Document Accessibility Workshop At GRAPH EXPO 2015
ECMConnection / Posted 8 days ago
Attendees will learn how to integrate accessible formats into customer communications to ensure they are meeting current legislation. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) - Crawford Technologies announced today it will be hosting a free educational workshop at GRAPH... Read more
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News 3 Las Vegas
VIDEO VAULT: The tragic death and positive legacy of Debra AndersonLAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) -- Today's Video Vault is about something very sad tha
VIDEO VAULT: The tragic death and positive legacy of Debra Anderson
News 3 Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) -- Today's Video Vault is about something very sad that happened back in 1980, but does have a positive legacy. It was a shock to just about every student at UNLV. I was in my second year there. And like many, I did not know... Read more
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The Columbian
School of Piano Technology purchases Braille notebook with grantHudson's Bay — The School of Piano Technology for the Blind received a $3,500 g
School of Piano Technology purchases Braille notebook with grant
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
Hudson's Bay — The School of Piano Technology for the Blind received a $3,500 grant from the Northwest Lions Foundation to purchase a Braille Sense U-2 Mini 18-cell Braille Notebook for Don Mitchell, the school's director of instruction. The device... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Paralympic hero Kelly Gallagher in African visit as she champions kids' charity project By Heather McGarrigle Kelly Gallagher visited schools in Dakar, SenegalKelly
Paralympic hero Kelly Gallagher in African visit as she champions kids' charity project
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
By Heather McGarrigle Kelly Gallagher visited schools in Dakar, SenegalKelly Gallagher visited schools in Dakar, SenegalKelly Gallagher visited schools in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Count, don't run: New timers let Sydney pedestrians know how long they've got to crossI noted these devices in Tokyo some years ago, but instead of a downwards numbe
Count, don't run: New timers let Sydney pedestrians know how long they've got to cross
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
I noted these devices in Tokyo some years ago, but instead of a downwards number count they showed horizontal lines flashing which were just as effective. Typical of NSW to try something well after other countries have been using them. Two other... Read more
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The Post-Journal
What Does A Library Offer?Recently Myers Memorial Library Director Diane G. Crandall and Chautauqua-Catta
What Does A Library Offer?
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Recently Myers Memorial Library Director Diane G. Crandall and Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System Outreach Coordinator/Librarian Thomas S. Vitale provided a most interesting and informative program regarding material, events and community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Basic Education On Strides Made At Addressing the Plight of Disabled LearnersThe Department of Basic Education has noted the report released today by Human
Basic Education On Strides Made At Addressing the Plight of Disabled Learners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of Basic Education has noted the report released today by Human Rights Watch on various issues regarding inclusive education. It is disappointing to note that Human Rights Watch researchers approached the Department of Basic Education... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Guiding Eyes For The Blind Honors Curt LandtroopWESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Guiding Eyes for the Blind, known around the globe
Guiding Eyes For The Blind Honors Curt Landtroop
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 11 days ago
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Guiding Eyes for the Blind, known around the globe as one of the foremost guide dog schools, is pleased to recognize Curt J. Landtroop as the recipient of the organization’s 2015 President’s Leadership Award. Presented by... Read more
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guardian-series
Mother launches crowd fund to help blind son learn basic literacy skillsA mother has launched a crowd fund appeal to help her blind son learn how to re
Mother launches crowd fund to help blind son learn basic literacy skills
guardian-series / Posted 11 days ago
A mother has launched a crowd fund appeal to help her blind son learn how to read and write. Unbeknown to his family, Reece Williams was born blind. At nine months old, he was diagnosed with optic-nerve hypoplasia and septo-optic dysplasia, both... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Labels of generosityUser touches and feels the embossed symbol to identify the type of medicine. P
Labels of generosity
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
User touches and feels the embossed symbol to identify the type of medicine. People with visual disability usually have difficulty living together in society alongside the sighted. One of the reasons for this is the fact that facilities and services... Read more
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TechCrunch
Aipoly Puts Machine Vision In The Hands Of The Visually Impairedt’s 3:30 am in the featureless Singularity University meeting room I’m peering
Aipoly Puts Machine Vision In The Hands Of The Visually Impaired
TechCrunch / Posted 12 days ago
t’s 3:30 am in the featureless Singularity University meeting room I’m peering into via Skype and I’ve just asked Marita Cheng to take a photo of the buttons on her co-founder, Alberto Rizzoli’s, shirt. It’s definitely one of the stranger requests... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impairedRuben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, h
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impaired
Inside Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
Ruben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, has used a specialized screen-reading program for years to write and run spreadsheets on his desktop computer. But just this month, he figuratively cut the cord to his... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impairedRuben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, h
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impaired
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
Ruben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, has used a specialized screen-reading program for years to write and run spreadsheets on his desktop computer. But just this month, he figuratively cut the cord to his... Read more
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TribLIVE
Yough River Park fundraiser to aid girl’s fight against vision lossFinley Pletcher, 9, is losing her vision to a rare genetic disease. The only w
Yough River Park fundraiser to aid girl’s fight against vision loss
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Finley Pletcher, 9, is losing her vision to a rare genetic disease. The only way to stop the progression to blindness is through research, which is very expensive. Time is not on Finley's side. Every day that passes brings her closer to complete... Read more
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Investopedia
20 Medical Expenses You Didn't Know You Could DeductIf youitemize​ your personal deductions at tax time instead of claiming the sta
20 Medical Expenses You Didn't Know You Could Deduct
Investopedia / Posted 13 days ago
If youitemize​ your personal deductions at tax time instead of claiming the standard deduction, you can deduct medical expenses that total more than 10% of your adjusted gross income (7.5% of AGI if you’ll be at least 65 years old by year-end). Tally... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bookmarks: Awards, appearances, releasesBest-selling Jacksonville author Charles Martin discusses his latest novel, “Wa
Bookmarks: Awards, appearances, releases
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
Best-selling Jacksonville author Charles Martin discusses his latest novel, “Water from My Heart,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Adult Summer Learning Series at the Mandarin branch library, 3330 Kori Road. Central Florida author Jeanne Moon Farmer... Read more
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MLive.com
Google used this Michigan-made toy to tell its big Alphabet newsGRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Google used a Michigan made toy to spell out its big news t
Google used this Michigan-made toy to tell its big Alphabet news
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Google used a Michigan made toy to spell out its big news this week. Uncle Goose blocks provided the simple visual that accompanied Google co-founder Larry Page's Monday, Aug. 10 announcement this week that the tech giant is... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impairedRuben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, h
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impaired
Silicon Valley / Posted 15 days ago
Ruben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, has used a specialized screen reading program for years to write and run spreadsheets on his desktop computer. But just this month, he figuratively cut the cord to his... Read more
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The Mercury News
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impairedRuben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, h
Smartphones, apps are liberating the blind and visually impaired
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Ruben Morales, a blind 59-year-old retired engineer who lives in Morgan Hill, has used a specialized screen reading program for years to write and run spreadsheets on his desktop computer. But just this month, he figuratively cut the cord to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Persons With Disabilities Tasks INEC on Office, Election MaterialsPersons with disabilities (PWDs) under the Joint National Association of Person
Persons With Disabilities Tasks INEC on Office, Election Materials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Persons with disabilities (PWDs) under the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately employ qualified PWDs at its national, state and local offices... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lynn Manning, blind poet and athlete who founded Watts theater group, dies at 60LOS ANGELES — After a stranger blinded him with a gunshot to the face at a Holl
Lynn Manning, blind poet and athlete who founded Watts theater group, dies at 60
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
LOS ANGELES — After a stranger blinded him with a gunshot to the face at a Hollywood bar, Lynn Manning never thirsted for revenge. He had a life, after all. At 23, he had to learn how to get around by himself. To stay fit, he took up martial arts... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Walk a mile in these shoes"When you are born," she announced, "you do not choose your disability." With
Walk a mile in these shoes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
"When you are born," she announced, "you do not choose your disability." With those dreaded words we senior leaders were assigned a disability - two of us were "blind", eyes covered in dark glasses or a blindfold. Two were deaf and not allowed to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Tiger Finishes 3-Over Pay After Round 1Tiger Woods failed to take advantage of early birdie chances before his play to
Tiger Finishes 3-Over Pay After Round 1
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
Tiger Woods failed to take advantage of early birdie chances before his play took a turn for the worse during Thursday's first round of the 2015 PGA Championship. The end result was a three-over 75, leaving him in a tie for 94th place as he walked... Read more
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J Weekly
Closing our eyes to seethe bigger picturethat lies beyond usDeuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Rosh Chodesh Elul, Numbers 28:9-15, Isaiah 66:1-24 T
Closing our eyes to seethe bigger picturethat lies beyond us
J Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Rosh Chodesh Elul, Numbers 28:9-15, Isaiah 66:1-24 The opening verse of this week’s Torah portion urges us to open our eyes and see blessings and curses placed before of us. “See, I present before you today a blessing and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Beach Shorts: Community news in briefMARIA MARK TO OFFER UPDATE ON ATLANTIC BEACH TO KIWANIS CLUB The Kiwanis Club
Beach Shorts: Community news in brief
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
MARIA MARK TO OFFER UPDATE ON ATLANTIC BEACH TO KIWANIS CLUB The Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville Beaches will meet at noon Thursday, Aug. 27, at North Beach Bistro, 725 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 6, in Atlantic Beach. The speaker will be Atlantic Beach... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Disabled Discrimination Incident in Russia Reflects Endemic Problem, Experts SayA high-profile incident in which Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova's sister,
Disabled Discrimination Incident in Russia Reflects Endemic Problem, Experts Say
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
A high-profile incident in which Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova's sister, who has autism and cerebral palsy, was made to leave a cafe for “scaring off clients” has elicited a storm of outrage on social networks, but disabled people and... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
25 years of the ADA: Time for celebration, recommitmentI remember watching the televised newscast of President George H. W. Bush signi
25 years of the ADA: Time for celebration, recommitment
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 17 days ago
I remember watching the televised newscast of President George H. W. Bush signing the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) into law on July 26, 1990, thinking it was a “nice” law but couldn’t imagine that I would ever be much impacted by its... Read more
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The Star
Disability no impediment to legal qualification - In Your FaceIN February, I took to this column to say flat-out that I don't believe in the
Disability no impediment to legal qualification - In Your Face
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
IN February, I took to this column to say flat-out that I don't believe in the idea of segregating school-going or college-going students with disabilities from mainstream education. I argued that if students are moved out of mainstream classrooms... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Her ribbons of love wind around your heart100-year-old mother Buhnga Temiyabutra. To celebrate Mother's Day today, Life
Her ribbons of love wind around your heart
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
100-year-old mother Buhnga Temiyabutra. To celebrate Mother's Day today, Life talks to three brave mums whose strength was the powerful driving force behind their children The centennial love Buhnga Temiyaputra's children agree that their... Read more
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Business Wire
Molex Capacitive and Metal Touch Switches Deliver Complete Turnkey Solutions“Our industry-leading turnkey switch solutions optimize design flexibility with
Molex Capacitive and Metal Touch Switches Deliver Complete Turnkey Solutions
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
“Our industry-leading turnkey switch solutions optimize design flexibility with rapid time-to-market that our manufacturing customers need in competitive consumer, industrial and medical markets,” says Jeff Nagy, global product manager, Molex. Molex... Read more
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Highlands Today
Action Express wins Road AmericaDane Cameron took the lead near the halfway point and never looked back Sunday
Action Express wins Road America
Highlands Today / Posted 18 days ago
Dane Cameron took the lead near the halfway point and never looked back Sunday at Road America, joining Eric Curran in winning the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase. It was the second TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory of the season for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Library of Congress to showcase programs, Mississippi recordings at first Mississippi Book FestivalThis is a news release from Library of Congress The Library of Congress will d
Library of Congress to showcase programs, Mississippi recordings at first Mississippi Book Festival
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
This is a news release from Library of Congress The Library of Congress will distribute information and display examples of Mississippi cultural materials from its collections in Washington, D.C., at the first Mississippi Book Festival, Aug. 22 at... Read more
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