National Federation of the Blind Applauds Department of Justice Settlement with Peapod

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Friday, November 21, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 21, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on a settlement agreement reached between the Department of Justice and Ahold USA Inc. and Peapod LLC., the owners and operators of Peapod.com, a popular online grocery delivery service.

National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy

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Monday, November 17, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 17, 2014):  Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to hundreds of blind boys and girls this Christmas season. 

National Federation of the Blind Praises Social Security Class Action Settlement

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 11, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on a settlement agreement resolving a class action on behalf of employees of the Social Security Administration (SSA) with targeted disabilities.

EBAY AND THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND TEAM TO OPTIMIZE ACCESSIBILITY OF SITE, APPS

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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eBay has teamed with The National Federation of the Blind in a Web 2.0 Sustainable Accessibility Partnership Agreement that will enhance the accessibility of eBay’s website and mobile applications.

National Federation of the Blind and Maricopa Community College District Resolve Litigation

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona (October 23, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today announced an agreement with the Maricopa Community College District (MCCD) and Mesa Community College resolving litigation brought by the Federation in 2012.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Release of Unified English Braille Version of The McDuffy Braille Reader

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 14, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind announced today the release of a new version of The McDuffy Reader: A Braille Primer for Adults by Sharon L. Monthei, which is designed to guide students through the Unified English Braille (UEB) code.

National Federation of the Blind Reaches Agreement with U.S. Department of Education

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 8, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information and technology, and three individuals have reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that will make student loan information accessible to blind Americans.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Release of KNFB Reader iPhone App

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 18, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for access to print by the blind, has applauded the release of KNFB Reader, a new app for the iPhone and other Apple iOS devices, which uses the phone’s camera and state-of-the-art optical character recognition (OCR) technology to

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling on Access to Absentee Ballots

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 4, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for equal access to voting for the blind, today applauded a ruling by Judge Richard D.

National Federation of the Blind Member Sets Motorcycle Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats

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Friday, August 29, 2014
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Wendover, Utah (August 29, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today congratulated member Dan Parker, who was blinded in a drag-racing accident in 2012, on completing a record-setting run on the Bonneville Salt Flats as part of this year’s Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Mr.

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