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Founded in 1940, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the nation's largest and most influential membership organization of blind persons. With fifty thousand members, the NFB has affiliates in all fifty states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, and over seven hundred local chapters. As a consumer and advocacy organization, the NFB is considered the leading force in the blindness field today and is the Voice of the Nation's Blind.

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National Federation of the Blind Comments on Rejection of Google Books Settlement

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 22, 2011): Dr.

Guide Dog Association Launches Innovative Hotline

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tampa, Florida (March 15, 2011): In conjunction with new federal regulations that take effect today concerning service animals, the National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU), the leader in service animal advocacy, is launching an innovative new service.  The NAGDU Education & Advocacy Hotline not only

Adoption of Google Apps Program Discriminates Against the Blind

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 15, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today requested that the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, investigate civil rights vi

NFB Executive Mark Riccobono Honored by Wisconsin Alumni Association

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 9, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that Mark Riccobono, executive director of the NFB Jernigan Institute, has been named a 2011 Forward under 40 honoree by the Wisconsin Alumni Association

National Federation of the Blind of Iowa to Hold Seminar

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Friday, March 4, 2011

Burlington, Iowa (March 4, 2011):  The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa (NFBI), Iowa's largest consumer group of blind people, will hold its third technology seminar titled "Independence Is Easy—Do You Know What I Know?” on Saturday, March 12.  The seminar will be held at the Comfort Suites in Burlington

Hammond Times Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Hammond, Indiana (March 2, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Indiana is pleased to announce the addition of the Hammond Times to a service for blind and disabled readers in Indiana.  These readers will now have access to another reputable source for local daily news through NFB-NEWSLI

National Federation of the Blind Launches Fundraising Campaign on eBay

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Thursday, February 3, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 3, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that it will be a featured nonprofit on eBay this month, offering everyone the opportunity to buy, sell, or donate to support NFB’s job training programs.

Blind Man Drives Car Independently

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Saturday, January 29, 2011
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Daytona Beach, Florida (January 29, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the nation, announced today that for the first time a blind individual has driven a street vehicle in public without the assistance of a sighted person.  Mark Anthony Ricc

Blind Man to Take to the Road at Daytona International Speedway

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Friday, January 28, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 28, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the nation, announced today that Mark Anthony Riccobono, a blind executive who directs technology, research, and education programs for the organization, will be the first bl

Congressman Mica to Participate in NFB Blind Driver Challenge™

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Thursday, January 27, 2011
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