President Signs Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind today commended President Barack Obama for signing into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841), which will protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury as a result of silent vehicle technology. 

National Federation of the Blind Announces Agreement with Travelocity

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Monday, January 17, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 17, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, today announced an agreement with Travelocity, one of the largest and most popular online travel agencies, to make travelocity.com more accessible to the blind

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

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

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.

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

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-NEWSLINE® Adds Five Meredith Magazines to Lineup

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 23, 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 partnered with Meredith Corp

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