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KTHV Little Rock
PCSSD to participate in the Summer Food Service Programor incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of commun
PCSSD to participate in the Summer Food Service Program
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA's TARGET Center... Read more
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Philly.com
African American Museum exhibition explores 'crisis' of incarcerationat 18, now in her 36th year in prison serving life without possibility of parol
African American Museum exhibition explores 'crisis' of incarceration
Philly.com / Posted 15 hours ago
at 18, now in her 36th year in prison serving life without possibility of parole. During her incarceration, Lee has learned braille and transcribes books so the blind can read. DeWitt's portraits are accompanied by recordings of her subjects,... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
COAS visited AFIOof state of the art Visual Rehabilitation Center for visually disabled soldiers
COAS visited AFIO
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted yesterday
of state of the art Visual Rehabilitation Center for visually disabled soldiers which includes computer / IT Laboratory, Braille, vocational and recreational facilities. The COAS was informed that all efforts are being made to retrieve the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Braille champ feeling great before tourneySightless from birth, avid reader gets ready for national challenge When 8-yea
Braille champ feeling great before tourney
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Sightless from birth, avid reader gets ready for national challenge When 8-year-old Hayden Roswell reads her favorite books, she experiences it differently from the other students in her class. Her hands... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Looking Back at the Isle of Wight, May 20lottery and her winnings paid for Bill’s dream of returning to see Maisie. 10
Looking Back at the Isle of Wight, May 20
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 2 days ago
lottery and her winnings paid for Bill’s dream of returning to see Maisie. 10 Years Ago - May 26, 2006 A recording and braille studio was opened at the IW Society for the Blind’s new home in Newport. It improved the society’s facilities and... Read more
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The Hindu
Kajal Aggarwal breaks the monotonyCentre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai, to get the gait and mannerisms of a
Kajal Aggarwal breaks the monotony
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Centre for the Visually Challenged, Mumbai, to get the gait and mannerisms of a blind person. She was taught the basics of Braille and had to know how the visually challenged used everyday gadgets. “I’ve tried my best not to do it wrong,” she... Read more
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The Courier
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-and-gothe form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-pro
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-and-go
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
the form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-proof screens on selected machines and updated Braille. Some stations already have the technology as the upgrades are made progressively throughout 2016, with PTV claiming... Read more
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The Border Mail
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-gothe form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-pro
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-go
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-proof screens on selected machines and updated Braille. Some stations already have the technology as the upgrades are made progressively throughout 2016, with PTV claiming... Read more
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The Age
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-and-gothe form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-pro
Faster top-up speeds on the way for myki as PTV introduces tap-and-go
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
the form of a new user interface and accessibility improvements, with glare-proof screens on selected machines and updated Braille. A Myki vending machine at Anstey station in Brunswick. Photo: Simon Schluter Some stations already have the... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City Natives & Newcomers to meet June 9on Wheels and Kids & Horses. It also sponsors families at Christmas and collect
Carson City Natives & Newcomers to meet June 9
Nevada Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
on Wheels and Kids & Horses. It also sponsors families at Christmas and collects items for children in transition and sends Braille playing cards throughout the United States and other countries. For more information, call Heidi DePuy at... Read more
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The Mercury News
The 30 least stressful jobsto detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or composition
The 30 least stressful jobs
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.#18. Medical Transcriptionists Total Stress Score: 6.55 Conflict frequency score: 2.09 Hazard exposure score:... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Help for struggling bill payerswho have a physical disabilities. Services include tailored payment plans to a
Help for struggling bill payers
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 days ago
who have a physical disabilities. Services include tailored payment plans to avoid or overcome debt; large print, braille or ‘talking bills; a nominee scheme which allows a carer, family member or friend to manage a water account on... Read more
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The Columbian
Search-and-rescue volunteers find new methods at exhibitionareas of interest and can run autonomously so searchers can focus on the camera
Search-and-rescue volunteers find new methods at exhibition
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
areas of interest and can run autonomously so searchers can focus on the camera feed. “They don’t have to find the boat by Braille,” Bergman said. The volunteers hoped to lift the boat, which was free of fuel and chemicals, out of the water.... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
North Putnam announces summer food programor funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of
North Putnam announces summer food program
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 4 days ago
or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (i.e. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the agency (whether state or local) where they... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
CQ Announces its 2016 Hall of Fame Inducteescolumn by Rod Newkirk, W9BRD/VA3ZBB). Fred Gissoni, K4JLX (SK): Adaptive techn
CQ Announces its 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 6 days ago
column by Rod Newkirk, W9BRD/VA3ZBB). Fred Gissoni, K4JLX (SK): Adaptive technology pioneer; co-developer of the Porta-Braille and Pocket-Braille note-taking devices for the visually impaired and of many other devices. Ken Kellerman, K2AOE:... Read more
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The Economic Times
Firms like Jubilant FoodWorks, IBM, EY taking initiatives to train differently-abled staff for managerial rolesthe workplace inclusive for those who are differently-abled means going beyond
Firms like Jubilant FoodWorks, IBM, EY taking initiatives to train differently-abled staff for managerial roles
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
the workplace inclusive for those who are differently-abled means going beyond token initiatives like wheelchair access and Braille signage. And Jubilant and IBM are not the only ones pulling out all the stops. At EY, differently-abled talent is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Blind 8-old student heading to national competitionAn 8-year-old student from Eastover Elementary School has ranked 6th in the nat
Blind 8-old student heading to national competition
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
An 8-year-old student from Eastover Elementary School has ranked 6th in the nation in his age group in a National Braille Challenge. Amare Legette was born blind. He was also born reading, according to his teacher Holly Jeffries. “He’s extremely... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Shilo military police come to the aid of blind Swan River girlmoney will be used to buy specialized software and technical hardware that will
Shilo military police come to the aid of blind Swan River girl
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
money will be used to buy specialized software and technical hardware that will convert regular print documents to Braille and vice versa, voice-over software that reads documents out loud and software that guides the user by audio command... Read more
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TechCrunch
When it comes to accessibility, Apple continues to lead in awareness and innovationcelebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day by showcasing accessibility-minde
When it comes to accessibility, Apple continues to lead in awareness and innovation
TechCrunch / Posted 7 days ago
celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day by showcasing accessibility-minded apps, movies, accessories, and more. Braille on iOS and Meeting Haben Girma Photo courtesy of Flickr/TedXBaltimore. iOS has supported Braille for several years.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Meeting U.S. Surgeon General and learning what I can do about addictionAnd oh! The stench. His body was riddled with wounds and scars, some peeping th
Meeting U.S. Surgeon General and learning what I can do about addiction
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
And oh! The stench. His body was riddled with wounds and scars, some peeping through his old shirt. He was like a walking braille, that if you ran your hands through his entire body, you would be able to read and summarize the lives addicts live... Read more
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Charleston Express
Charleston School District To Participating In Summer Food Service Programor funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternate means of co
Charleston School District To Participating In Summer Food Service Program
Charleston Express / Posted 8 days ago
or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternate means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (STATE or LOCAL) where they applied... Read more
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The Advocate
Pat Shingleton’s Weather News for Feb. 10, 2015area of his brain and gradually lost his eyesight. With his hearing also impair
Pat Shingleton’s Weather News for Feb. 10, 2015
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
area of his brain and gradually lost his eyesight. With his hearing also impaired, for the next nine years, he learned Braille. While in his yard on June 4, 1980, he attempted to “cluck” his pet chicken inside when a lightning bolt knocked him... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A world devoid of detailsworking with the Rehab Services for the Blind to improve her use of the cane, a
A world devoid of details
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
working with the Rehab Services for the Blind to improve her use of the cane, and she'll eventually work up to learning braille, enrolling in school and finding a job. For the time being, Crannick is still heavily reliant on her mom and... Read more
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The Hindu
Voting in Chennai: A mixed bag for the disabled, senior citizensthe issue, after which sacks were placed underneath the boards, said T.M.N. Dee
Voting in Chennai: A mixed bag for the disabled, senior citizens
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
the issue, after which sacks were placed underneath the boards, said T.M.N. Deepak, State president, December 3 movement. Braille EVMs When Dipti Bhatia went to her T. Nagar polling booth, she was informed that the EVM did not have Braille and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Touchable Ink: New hope for blind readers- สมาคม blind (adj): unable to see (Note: Nowadays we often use the term "visu
Touchable Ink: New hope for blind readers
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
- สมาคม blind (adj): unable to see (Note: Nowadays we often use the term "visually-impaired" instead of "blind") - ตาบอด Braille : a system of printing for blind people in which the letters of the alphabet and the numbers are printed as raised... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Inking in progresslevels of heat -- will rise up from the page, allowing conventional, household
Inking in progress
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
levels of heat -- will rise up from the page, allowing conventional, household printers to replace expensive dedicated Braille printers. Developed in conjunction with Thammasat University's Faculty of Science and Technology with support from... Read more
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ExtremeTech
New medical tech coming to the rescue for the vision-impairedtoo many to even list them here, but for example, startup blitab is creating a
New medical tech coming to the rescue for the vision-impaired
ExtremeTech / Posted 10 days ago
too many to even list them here, but for example, startup blitab is creating a tablet for the world’s estimated 150 million braille users that features a tactile braille interface as well as speech input and output. On the lighter side, Pixar is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pajobi Primary School's Blind Unit Groping in the Darkfor the trying circumstances. "There is a big challenge of lack of infrastruct
Pajobi Primary School's Blind Unit Groping in the Dark
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
for the trying circumstances. "There is a big challenge of lack of infrastructure and scholastic materials such as braille paper and braille machines. And we have not received the quarterly funding of Shs 2.5m for the blind unit for one and... Read more
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Business Wire
Proact IT Group: Proact Signs Infrastructure Hosting Contract with MTMMTM offers a wide range of services for people with reading disabilities, inclu
Proact IT Group: Proact Signs Infrastructure Hosting Contract with MTM
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
MTM offers a wide range of services for people with reading disabilities, including talking books and newspapers and braille publications. “We are very satisfied and notably proud to welcome MTM as a new customer,” says Anders Lerjestam,... Read more
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Northern Star
Artists join forces for a golden eventexhibitions opened on Friday morning included Sensations, an accessible exhibit
Artists join forces for a golden event
Northern Star / Posted 11 days ago
exhibitions opened on Friday morning included Sensations, an accessible exhibition for the visually impaired featuring braille components created by blind potter Kellie Jones, and an exhibition reflecting on the floods of the Clarence by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tamil Nadu Elections: State goes to polls tomorrowthe needs of differently-abled persons, the EC has made special arrangements, i
Tamil Nadu Elections: State goes to polls tomorrow
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
the needs of differently-abled persons, the EC has made special arrangements, including distributing Braille material and making arrangements for wheelchairs which can even be booked online. Where there were no ramps or they... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stop At Nothing: Annabel Crabb on the ambition of Malcolm Turnbulleven when the half finished article in the Economist is calling you so strongly
Stop At Nothing: Annabel Crabb on the ambition of Malcolm Turnbull
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
even when the half finished article in the Economist is calling you so strongly that you can almost read it like Braille on the phone in your pocket. Political charm is no one being able to tell when you're bored. Malcolm Turnbull is... Read more
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Daily Record
Jazz concert raises funds for Vision Loss Alliancethey need to get back on their feet,” Marino said. “We deal with issues of mobi
Jazz concert raises funds for Vision Loss Alliance
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
they need to get back on their feet,” Marino said. “We deal with issues of mobility, cooking, and cleaning. We help with Braille instruction.” The scope of those services is the reason why the organization’s name was changed from the New Jersey... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM unveils cash test card for the visually impairedidentify the denominations on banknotes and coins soon. The credit-card sized
BNM unveils cash test card for the visually impaired
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 13 days ago
identify the denominations on banknotes and coins soon. The credit-card sized device made out of plastic is designed with braille markings as well as tactile symbols to denote the denominations. The device was unveiled here on Friday at the BNM... Read more
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Deseret News
Gaining 'perspective on life': ReelAbilities Film Festival to share stories about disabilitiesinclude audio description. American Sign Language interpretation, computer-aide
Gaining 'perspective on life': ReelAbilities Film Festival to share stories about disabilities
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
include audio description. American Sign Language interpretation, computer-aided realtime translation and information in Braille are available upon advanced request. Visit saltlakecity.reelabilities.org/films-and-events for details. The festival... Read more
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The Hindu
TN Express gets Braille signage on sleeper coachesFirst-of-its-kind gesture by Southern Railway; Braille signage was announced in
TN Express gets Braille signage on sleeper coaches
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
First-of-its-kind gesture by Southern Railway; Braille signage was announced in Railway Budget of 2013-14 To help visually challenged passengers, second class reserved coaches of the Chennai-New Delhi Tamil Nadu Express now feature Braille... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Calendar7 South. Free. For information and RSVP, email Elaine Green at ebgreen2fly@aol.
Calendar
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 14 days ago
7 South. Free. For information and RSVP, email Elaine Green at ebgreen2fly@aol.com, and indicated whether the student reads Braille or large print, and the student’s contact information. “Weir’d You Go?” artist talk with Angi Shearstone: May 21, 2... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UFS gets new language policycontinuous development of Afrikaans as an academic language. 7. Recognising an
UFS gets new language policy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
continuous development of Afrikaans as an academic language. 7. Recognising and promoting South African Sign Language and Braille. The approval of a new policy comes after a mandate was given to the university management on 5 June 2015 by council... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
A look at Rob Portman's name recognition problemif such software could be implemented for future elections, or if some other al
A look at Rob Portman's name recognition problem
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
if such software could be implemented for future elections, or if some other alternative could be made available such as Braille ballots." Speaking of elections: “Over Democratic objections, the Republican-dominated Ohio Senate passed a bill on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nnamani - How Not to Wage Corruption Warthat the presidential system is quite expensive. It is costly, but it becomes m
Nnamani - How Not to Wage Corruption War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
that the presidential system is quite expensive. It is costly, but it becomes more costly, if we remember what is called Braille arithmetic; part A bring water, and part B drains it. The one that drains it is the corruption aspect. It adds... Read more
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dna
Visually-impaired Ulhasnagar girl cracks IAS in maiden attempther ambition of becoming an IAS officer, Patil did not let her lost vision disc
Visually-impaired Ulhasnagar girl cracks IAS in maiden attempt
dna / Posted 15 days ago
her ambition of becoming an IAS officer, Patil did not let her lost vision discourage her. Though her schooling was in braille, she did her graduation in political science from Mumbai's St. Xavier's College and did her Master of Arts in... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Judge says blind denied voting access but don't expect changes for Novemberif such software could be implemented for future elections, or if some other al
Judge says blind denied voting access but don't expect changes for November
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
if such software could be implemented for future elections, or if some other alternative could be made available such as Braille ballots." Both sides claimed victory after the ruling. "Today’s ruling reaffirms that our system of elections is... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
3-D Technologies Help The Blind Experience Art More Fullyher hands. "The more I felt it, the more I realized that I had seen the paintin
3-D Technologies Help The Blind Experience Art More Fully
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
her hands. "The more I felt it, the more I realized that I had seen the painting before," says Jackson. A title, written in Braille, confirmed for Jackson that it was the iconic image of George Washington triumphantly crossing the river. "It was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Angie Motshekga - Basic Education Dept Budget Vote 2016years, respectively. Workbooks - have proven to be essential learning and teac
Minister Angie Motshekga - Basic Education Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
years, respectively. Workbooks - have proven to be essential learning and teaching resources for our schools, including Braille workbooks for visually impaired learners. The department will continue making these resources available to our... Read more
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Boston Globe
Roz Rowley, who taught generations of students to read at Perkins School for the Blind, dies at 70Perkins School for the Blind Roz Rowley was named teacher of the year in 2010
Roz Rowley, who taught generations of students to read at Perkins School for the Blind, dies at 70
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Perkins School for the Blind Roz Rowley was named teacher of the year in 2010 by the Braille Institute. As a graduate of the Perkins School for the Blind and a legendary teacher there for more than 40 years, Roz Rowley had a well-earned reputation... Read more
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The Telegraph
Hurdles lose outthen, we have been staying at the hostel of the private school for the visually
Hurdles lose out
The Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
then, we have been staying at the hostel of the private school for the visually impaired here. The school provided us with Braille books that made it easier to study. But it was difficult to get such books in the other school where we studied Class... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lucknow Metro coaches to capture the heritage of City of NawabsManagement System (TCMS). The facilities for differently-abled passengers insi
Lucknow Metro coaches to capture the heritage of City of Nawabs
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
Management System (TCMS). The facilities for differently-abled passengers inside trains are dedicated wheel chair spaces, braille stickers for visually challenged persons and talk back buttons for easy & comfortable getting down from... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Campaign to keep double schoolgirl killer in stricter jail set for Justice Secretaryoffenders, after impressing observers by getting educated to degree level and b
Campaign to keep double schoolgirl killer in stricter jail set for Justice Secretary
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
offenders, after impressing observers by getting educated to degree level and becoming an expert in transcribing music into Braille, But the Parole Board’s decision still needs to be rubberstammped by the Ministry of Justice, and Ms Eastwood is... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Stamp Out Hungerthousands of students answers getting deleted while taking the test online, as
Stamp Out Hunger
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 16 days ago
thousands of students answers getting deleted while taking the test online, as well as late or wrong deliveries for braille versions of the test. A spokesperson for the Texas Education Agency said the test provider has fixed t...More... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lucknow Metro coaches to capture heritage of 'City of Nawabs'Management System (TCMS). The facilities for differently-abled passengers insi
Lucknow Metro coaches to capture heritage of 'City of Nawabs'
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
Management System (TCMS). The facilities for differently-abled passengers inside trains are dedicated wheel chair spaces, braille stickers for visually challenged persons and talk back buttons for easy & comfortable getting down from... Read more
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