Category Archives: National

Auto Travel Up for Holidays

December 20, 2010 – ORLANDO, FL – If you’re traveling this Christmas, you be one of an estimated 92.3 million Americans that will do the same. AAA projects that the number of Americans traveling 50 miles or more will increase … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Fireworks Extravaganza

December 19, 2010 – Las Vegas, NV – Las Vegas will host a fireworks extravaganza on the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street to ring in 2011 in classic Las Vegas style. The theme of the pyrotechnic display will be … Continue reading

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Brides Going Green

December 16, 2010 – LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Something old, something new, something borrowed, something green? In a growing trend, more and more brides-to-be are saying “I do” to the environment. Industry insiders expect the trend will continue, especially … Continue reading

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2010 Siemens Competition

December 6, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – The year’s highest science honor for high school students was awarded to astrophysics research on star formation and computer science research on identifying emotion in the human voice in the 2010 Siemens Competition … Continue reading

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Holiday Shipping Expected Higher

December 5, 2010 – MEMPHIS, TN – With the holiday shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday just past, a new season of gift giving is in full swing. According to the National Retail Federation, traditional holiday sales are … Continue reading

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Federal Employee Pay Freeze

November 29, 2010 – WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama administration is proposing a freeze in civilian pay for federal employees for two years, 2011 and 2012. This two-year pay freeze is estimated to save $2 billion for the remainder of Fiscal … Continue reading

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Five from Somalia Convicted

November 29, 2010 – NORFOLK, VA—A federal jury in Norfolk, Va., has convicted five men from Somalia of engaging in piracy and related offenses in their attack on the USS Nicholas, marking what is believed to be the first piracy trial … Continue reading

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Early-Bird Shoppers

November 26, 2010 – Smithfield – Today is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year. Over the last few years, stores have opened early on the Friday after Thanksgiving for Early-Bird Specials. This year, some stores even opened Thursday … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Camaro

November 17, 2010 – Los Angeles – The LA Auto Show is the current place that auto makers are showing their new vehicles. Chevrolet’s new Volt is a long-awaited vehicle utilizing electric power and multi-fuel sources, but the new Camaro … Continue reading

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Auto Accident Data for 2009

November 17, 2010 – Arlington, Va – What is the safest car on the road? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rates all new vehicles for safety. It is an independent, non-profit organization with its main goal to help reduce … Continue reading

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