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

3,500 Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind National Convention

Dates:   July 3–8, 2011

National Federation of the Blind Announces Louisiana Tech Will Use Braille Coin in Coin Toss

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Monday, October 26, 2009
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Ruston, Louisiana (October 26, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for Braille, is pleased to announce that Louisiana Tech University will use a 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar in the coin toss at its football game on November 6. The popular Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, a NCAA division I football team, will play the Boise State Broncos.

National Federation of the Blind Supports Lawsuit Against National Conference of Bar Examiners

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Burlington, Vermont (July 5, 2011): Deanna Jones, a blind student at Vermont Law School and resident of Middlesex for the past eighteen years, has filed a complaint in federal court against the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and ACT, Inc. for violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Ms.

National Federation of the Blind Files Complaint with United States Department of Education

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 27, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people and the leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information technology, and Carlos Mora, a blind resident of Baltimore, Maryland, filed an administrative complaint today with the United States Department of Education.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Announces the Addition of Target Weekly Ads to its Service

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 6, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that NFB-NEWSLINE®, its free service that offers independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings, has partnered with Target to provide subscribers with ea

NFB President Marc Maurer to Receive Award from University of Notre Dame

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Monday, November 2, 2009
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South Bend, Indiana (November 2, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that its president, Dr. Marc Maurer, will be presented the Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award from the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association in a ceremony on November 5.

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