National Federation of the Blind Announces Agreement with Ticketmaster

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 26, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, today announced a cooperative agreement with Ticketmaster, the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, to make its website

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2011 Scholarship Program Winners

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Friday, May 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the winners of its 2011 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars.  The winners are listed

Federal Government Not Complying with Web Site Accessibility Requirements, Study Indicates

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Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 19, 2011): A study that has just been published online in the journal Government Information Quarterly has found that of one-hundred Web sites operated by federal government agencies, ov

National Federation of the Blind Commends Department of Education for New Accessible Technology Guidelines

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Thursday, May 26, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 26, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind urged all elementary, secondary, and postsecondary schools to follow guidelines issued today by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights and to deploy new or emerging technologies only if they are accessible to blind students. 

National Federation of the Blind: New Jersey State Agencies Discriminate Against Blind Employees

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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Newark, New Jersey (May 31, 2011): With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, nine blind people who are employed at New Jersey State agencies—including the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired—have filed a co

eBay to Sponsor the National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 21, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced that eBay has signed on to be the title sponsor of the national convention to be held in Orlando this summer.  The national convention gathers nearly thre

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind Driver Experience Participants

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Friday, June 24, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 24, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, today congratulated the thirty people who won the honor of participating in the Blind Driver Experience.  On Tuesday, July 5, from 1–6:00 p.m., as part of the NFB Natio

Largest Newspaper Service for the Blind Now Offers Over 300 Publications

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Monday, October 12, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 12 , 2009): The National Federation of the Blind announced today that NFB-NEWSLINE®, the largest electronic newspaper service in the world for blind and print-disabled Americans, now gives subscribers independent access to over three hundred newspapers and magazines.

Diabetes Forecast Magazine Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

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Monday, June 27, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 27, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®—its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications as well as TV and job listings—has collaborated with the American Diabetes

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Partnership Between K-NFB Reading Technology and Baker & Taylor

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 14, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for access to information by the blind, today applauds the historic partnership between K-NFB Reading Technology, Inc., the world-renowned pioneer in reading technologies, and Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment product

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