National Federation of the Blind Announces Notre Dame Will Use Braille Coin in Coin Toss

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009
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South Bend, Indiana (November 4, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille, is pleased to announce that the University of Notre Dame will use a 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar in the coin toss at its football game on Saturday, November 7.

Cross-Disability Groups to Join National Federation of the Blind Protests

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Monday, July 25, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 25, 2011): The Center for Self-Determination, Disability Rights Advocates, National Down Syndrome Congress, National Down Syndrome Society, National Fragile X Foundation, and TASH will join the National Federation of the Blind in conducting informational protests on Tuesday, July 26, th

National Federation of the Blind Supports Blind Machinist in Employment Discrimination Suit Against Railroad

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Monday, July 25, 2011
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Omaha, Nebraska (July 25, 2011): With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, Frank Hohn, a legally blind locomotive machinist from Hemmingford Village, Nebraska, is taking his discrimination case (Case No.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Now Available in Arkansas

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009
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Little Rock, Arkansas (November 4, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind announced today that NFB-NEWSLINE® is now available to all print-disabled Arkansas residents.

Former New York Governor David Paterson Comments on Subminimum Wages for Disabled Workers

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Monday, July 25, 2011
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New York City, New York (July 25, 2011): In advance of planned protests by the National Federation of the Blind against the payment of subminimum wages to people with disabilities and the proposed Workforce Investment Act, Former New York State Governor David A.

Universities Will Not Deploy Kindle DX as Textbook Reader

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 11, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind Americans, today applauded the decision of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Syracuse University to not deploy Amazon’s Kindle DX as a means of distributing electronic textbooks (e-books) to their students.

National Federation of the Blind Conducts Successful Protests Across the Nation

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 27, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, conducted over twenty informational protests across the United States to raise awareness about the practice of paying wages below the federal minimum wage to Americans with d

National Federation of the Blind Urges Maryland Libraries to Purchase Accessible E-readers

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 24, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for accessible technology, sent letters today to the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Howard County Library System urging these libraries to purchase e-book readers that can be used by the blind.  The libra

National Federation of the Blind to Host Web Accessibility Training Day

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Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 25, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute and the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program will present the second annual Web Accessibility Training Day on Monday, September 19, 2011.  The day-long event will present valuable informati

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

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Saturday, November 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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