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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for NOAA’s GOES-R November Launch

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) weather and environmental satellite, currently planned for Nov. 4. GOES-R will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The two-hour launch window opens at 5:40 p.m. EDT. Media prelaunch and launch activities will take place at Cape Canaveral and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, adjacent to Cape Canaveral. Credentialing deadlines are as follows: International media without U.S. citizenship must apply by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, for access to Cape Canaveral…

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YouTube Now The #1 Brand Among U.S. Kids 6-12

For the First Time, a Content Provider Tops List NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2016 — Move over, Oreo, Disney, McDonald’s and other iconic kid and family brands, YouTube tops this year’s list of Kids’ Most Loved Brands. According to the 2016 Brand Love® study, released by youth research firm Smarty Pants, YouTube is up from #7 in 2015, a rise heavily driven by tweens ages 9-12, and tween boys, in particular. While streaming video services like Netflix remain popular with kids, YouTube has become the go-to portal for 6-12’s seeking an endless supply of short-form videos. The brand fits perfectly…


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Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Exclusive Affiliation to Deliver Higher Quality of Pediatric Care to Patients Tampa, FL August 23, 2016 — Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are creating an exclusive affiliation to deliver high quality pediatric care, closer to home for patients in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. These two organizations share a common goal – to be leaders in children’s health and well-being through treatment, education and advocacy. Together, Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are committed to creating more access to quality pediatric care for our community. That includes access points through Florida Hospital emergency rooms in Tampa…


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Texas Health Resources becomes nation’s largest employer to become Blue Zones Project Approved

FORT WORTH, Texas>Aug. 23, 2016 — Texas Health Resources is looking beyond hospital rooms and patient charts and working to make Fort Worth one of the healthiest cities in the country. As the primary sponsor of Blue Zones Project®, Fort Worth, the regional health system is leading the community wide well-being improvement movement. With 23,000 employees and more than 400 points of access throughout North Texas, Texas Health is the nation’s largest employer and health system to become Blue Zones Project Approved™, demonstrating how employers can play a significant role in promoting longer, better lives. Blue Zones Project works with selected…


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Traffick Media Campaign Helps Houstonians Recognize and Report Human Trafficking

August 22, 2016 — Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the launch of Watch for Traffick, a city-wide media campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking and encourage Houstonians to report it.  The new multi-media campaign is one element of a broader anti-human trafficking strategic plan unveiled earlier this year. Watch for Traffick ads about the nine different forms of human trafficking will be displayed various places including taxis and buses, television and social media.  Printed materials will also be available in five languages.  The City’s partners in this campaign are United Against Human Trafficking, the Harris County District Attorney, the Houston…


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Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

Services Revenue Grows 19% as App Store Hits All-Time Record CUPERTINO, California –  July 26, 2016 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter ended June 25, 2016. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $49.6 billion and net income of $10.7 billion, or $1.85 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 39.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 63 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “We are…


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55Places.com Names The Most Popular 55+ Communities for 2016

55Places.com is excited to announce the 100 most popular active adult communities in the country for 2016. Chicago, IL —- May 16, 2016 — 55Places.com is proud to announce the 100 most popular 55+ communities for 2016. Each year 55 Places reveals its prestigious list of the 100 most popular active adult communities in the country. These communities earned their spot based on the number of visitors to each community’s page on 55Places.com over the past year. Check out our list of the communities that active adults choose to call home. 1. The Villages – The Villages, FL As the…


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Amazon Announces Amazon Video Direct, Giving Video Providers a Self-Service Program

Creators and storytellers from around the world can now make their videos available to customers as part of Prime Video and earn royalties based on hours streamed Videos can also be made available to rent or own, to view free with ads, or packaged together and offered as an add-on subscription Customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and Japan now have access to new movies, TV shows, docu-series and music videos from content creators The Amazon Video Direct Stars program also launches today, giving video providers the opportunity to earn a monthly bonus based on customer engagement…


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Carl Edwards and STANLEY Team Race for Children’s Miracle Network

Edwards and Team Ready to Race for $1 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the Ace Hardware Foundation. DOVER, Del., May 14, 2016 —- Carl Edwards and the No. 19 STANLEY race team head into Dover International Speedway tomorrow with a million reasons to win. If Edwards and the No. 19 team win, STANLEY will donate $1 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the Ace Hardware Foundation. STANLEY’s donation commitment is part of the most successful and longest-running campaign in NASCAR to benefit patients of 150 children’s hospital across the United States. The “Racing for a Miracle” program with…


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Sustainable Construction and Engineering Details – Brock Environmental Center

Chesapeake Bay Foundation facility, a Hourigan Construction project, becomes one of the most recent and rare Living Building Challenge certification recipients Virginia Beach, VA —- May 13, 2016 The Chesapeake Bay Foundation today announced the award of the prestigious Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification to the Brock Environmental Center, a 10,000-square-foot facility located on the Lynnhaven River at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach, Va. For a construction company, designers, and engineers, achieving this certification required going outside of the typical toolbox for new building methods, renewable technologies, and sustainable materials from around the world. The LBC certification, given by…