Technology

Adopting a puppy? Track your new pet with helpful tech

Adopting a puppy? Track your new pet with helpful tech

| March 22, 2017

By Jay Curry, Solutions Specialist, Verizon Wireless On National Puppy Day—March 23—puppy lovers across the country will celebrate. There’s no better way to keep track of that new pet and their daily activities than with some tech. The Nest Cam Security Camera is the perfect device for new puppy owners – allowing you to keep your eye on […]

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Black Press played vital role in ‘Hiddn Figures’

Black Press played vital role in ‘Hiddn Figures’

| March 16, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human computers in the space program. It’s a book that’s spawned an Academy Award-nominated movie and has brought to the fore the accomplishments of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary […]

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Utility fairness for Hoosier customers

Utility fairness for Hoosier customers

| March 2, 2017

By State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) This session, I’ve authored a measure to encourage renewable energy generation while bringing more fairness and market sensibility to the way privately owned solar panels and wind turbines are subsidized by other customers. Let me first say that I support renewable energy and authored the original legislation to […]

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Black girl magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ outshines ‘La La Land’ at box office

Black girl magic: ‘Hidden Figures’ outshines ‘La La Land’ at box office

| March 2, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Looks like the myth that black films can’t make big money in Hollywood is about to become a thing of the past. In early February, “Hidden Figures” passed “La La Land” as the top-grossing (domestically) Oscar-nominated film in Hollywood this season. “Hidden Figures” focuses on three women who […]

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Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

| February 22, 2017

Addition of ‘Arts’ extends traditional STEM focus Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne Currently in the United States, there is a movement by institutions, corporations and individuals to add Art and creativity to the current Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) focus. The Boys & Girls Clubs […]

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Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

| February 12, 2017

Courtesy of Verizon News Service PRNEWSWIRE—Unlimited data on the Verizon network has arrived. Beginning Feb. 13, Verizon is offering an introductory plan that gives you unlimited data on your smartphone and tablet on the best 4G LTE network in the country. With Verizon Unlimited, you also get HD video streaming, Mobile Hotspot, calling and texting […]

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Brave souls braved elements to view African-American brave souls in ‘Hidden Figures

Brave souls braved elements to view African-American brave souls in ‘Hidden Figures

| February 9, 2017

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Like many brave souls, I braved the cold January elements to see the Academy Award nominated film “Hidden Figures that starred “Empire” sultriest, famed Taraji P. Henson, who portrayed Presidential Freedom Award recipient Katherine Johnson. And, I am glad I was able to do so. Just as St. Francis University accounting […]

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Why are so many of us hiding behind our smartphones

Why are so many of us hiding behind our smartphones

| February 5, 2017

By Bill Fletcher Jr. (NNPA Newswire Columnist) It hit me the other day that there is a new protocol involved in walking down the street. I never really thought of it before, but I suddenly realized that people who text while walking expect that those of us not texting while walking will simply get out […]

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Q&A with ‘Hidden Figures’ director Theodore Melfi

Q&A with ‘Hidden Figures’ director Theodore Melfi

| January 31, 2017

By Edward Henderson (San Diego Voice and Viewpoint/NNPA Member) Imagine being in the running to direct the newest Spider-Man film. What kind of script would have to cross your desk to make you drop out of consideration? For me, it would have to be something that moved my soul, told a story that has never […]

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Press Room: NASCAR Chevrolet diversty scholarship winners announced

Press Room: NASCAR Chevrolet diversty scholarship winners announced

| December 9, 2016

Four Students Win $20,000 in Total Scholarships; Treated to VIP Race Experience at the AAA Texas 500 Courtesy of the NNPA FORT WORTH, TEXAS—NASCAR and Chevrolet today announced the winners of the second annual NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest during a press conference at Texas Motor Speedway. Four undergraduate students from across the country were […]

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