National Federation of the Blind Names Sister Margaret Fleming 2007 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children

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Thursday, June 21, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 20, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Sister Margaret (Meg) Fleming, principal of St. Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments in Philadelphia, as its 2007 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children.  The award will be announced July 2 at the NFB’s 67th annual convention at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

National Federation of the Blind and Massachusetts Reach Agreement with Nation’s Largest ATM Deployer

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Wednesday, June 27, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 27, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind persons, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Cardtronics Inc., which has the largest ATM network in the United States, today announced a landmark agreement that will make the vast majority of the ATMs owned, sold, or serviced by Cardtronics accessible to the blind

National Federation of the Blind Awards $122,000 in Scholarships to Thirty Outstanding Blind Students

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Friday, July 13, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 12, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of the blind, awarded $122,000 in scholarships to thirty blind scholars at its 67th annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Among the recipients was Sachin Dev Pavithran of Providence, Utah, who was awarded the Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship for $12,000.  Pavithr

National Federation of the Blind Presents Prestigious Award to Dr. Raymond Kurzweil

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Friday, July 13, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 13, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, presented its Newell Perry Award to Dr. Raymond Kurzweil at the organization’s recent convention in Atlanta.  This distinguished award was given in recognition of Dr.

NFB President Marc Maurer to Receive Honorary Doctorate from University of Notre Dame

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 11, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that its president, Dr.

Two Hundred Blind Youth From Across Nation Head to Baltimore

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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind Youth Slam

Dates:  July 30 – August 4, 2007

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2010 Scholarship Program Winners

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 12, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the winners of its 2010 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars.  The winners are listed

Key Stakeholders Agree on Measures to Protect Blind Pedestrians from Silent Cars

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 19, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the American Council of the Blind (ACB), the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM), and the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) announced today that they have agreed on proposed legislative language that

Future Blind Scientists Unite in Baltimore

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Monday, July 23, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 23, 2007): Katie Colton, 15, of Park City, Utah, is passionate about science; she has wanted to be a meteorologist since she was in the fourth grade.  “Studying meteorology is great, but what I really want to do is get some hands-on experience,” she says.

National Conference of Bar Examiners Discriminates Against Blind Law School Graduates

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 2, 2010): Three blind law school graduates registered to take the Maryland general bar exam in July 2010—Timothy R. Elder, Anne P. Blackfield, and Michael B.

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