Reading Rights Coalition to Participate in LA Times Festival of Books

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
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Los Angeles, California (April 21, 2009): The Reading Rights Coalition will participate in the LA Times Festival of Books to educate authors about the need to enable text-to-speech for books available for Amazon’s Kindle 2 reading device.

U.S. Senators John Kerry and Arlen Specter Introduce Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009
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Washington, DC (April 22, 2009): Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Arlen Specter (R-PA) introduced a bill, S. 841, intended to protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury or death as a result of silent vehicle technology.

Martha Reeves to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 5, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that Martha Reeves, former lead singer of the Motown group Martha and the Vandellas, will take the stage serving as a co-chair for the organization’s fundraising walk-a-thon event.

National Federation of the Blind Lawsuit Addressing Web Accessibility Will Proceed

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 2, 2008):  The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has denied Target Corporation’s petition for an interlocutory appeal of the District Court’s order granting class action certification to a lawsuit filed against the retailer by the National Federation of the Blind f

Governor O’Malley to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 15, 2008): Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski.  Dr.

UPS Foundation Delivers Support for Blind Youth Outreach Program

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 22, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, a center of excellence run by the blind for the blind, announced today that the UPS Foundation will provide support for the Transition to Independence Project, which provides outreach services to transition-age youth

Senator Mikulski to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Thursday, January 24, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 24, 2008): Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski.  Dr.

First Cell Phone that Reads to the Blind and Dyslexic Released by Joint Venture of Kurzweil Technologies and the National Federation of the Blind

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Sunday, January 27, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 27, 2008): K-NFB Reading Technology, Inc., a company combining the research and development efforts of the National Federation of the Blind and Kurzweil Technologies Inc., today unveils an exciting product line that will revolutionize access to print for anyone who has difficulty see

National Federation of the Blind Partners with MV Transportation to Increase Opportunity for the Blind

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Thursday, February 7, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 7, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of the blind, is partnering with MV Transportation, Inc., the largest privately held and domestically owned transportation management company in the United States.

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