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Aug 31, 2015, 16:42 ET

National Federation of the Blind of Missouri Commends Passage and Signing of Ordinance Ensuring Equal Wages for Workers with Disabilities

 The National Federation of the Blind of Missouri, the most active advocacy organization of blind people in the state, applauded the St. Louis...

Jul 20, 2015, 10:39 ET
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National Federation of the Blind and Verifone Collaborate to Make Taxicab Terminals Accessible

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for accessible technology, and Verifone will work together to enhance the...

Jul 08, 2015, 13:43 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

 As part of the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide...

Jun 30, 2015, 13:31 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Three Thousand Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Convention of Largest Organization of Blind Americans Starts July 5 Event: National Federation of the Blind National...

May 26, 2014, 18:00 ET

Why No Jobs For the blind While Blindness Agency Illegally Hires Sighted Persons Despite Court Settlement? Asks National Federation of the Blind of Michigan

 On Tuesday, May 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 P.m., The National Federation of the Blind of Michigan will picket the Governor's office and the...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:06 ET
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National Federation of the Blind: Atlantic Cape Community College Discriminates Against Blind Student, Bans Him from Freely Accessing Campus

Members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's oldest and largest organization of blind people, and its New Jersey affiliate,...

Apr 02, 2014, 16:21 ET
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National Federation of the Blind and Four Blind People File Suit Against RideCharge, Inc. and Three Taxicab Companies in California

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind...

Mar 25, 2014, 10:14 ET
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National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring Accessibility

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, and H&R Block, which...

Mar 19, 2014, 10:26 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Groundbreaking Agreement on Equal Access in Higher Education

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for equal access in higher education by blind students, today...

Mar 11, 2014, 14:28 ET
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Blind Man to Drive Motorcycle at Thunder in the Valley Air Show

 The National Federation of the Blind today announced that one of its members, Dan Parker, an experienced racecar builder and driver who...

Feb 28, 2014, 08:49 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Senate Introduction of TEACH Act

  The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) , the oldest and...

Feb 24, 2014, 16:10 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Resolution to Phase Out Section 14(c) of Fair Labor Standards Act

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today on California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez's recently introduced resolution that,...

Feb 24, 2014, 08:40 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Settlement with PARCC, Inc.

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today applauded a settlement agreement reached among itself, its affiliate organizations the NFB of...

Feb 12, 2014, 11:19 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Commends President Obama for Executive Order on Wages

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today  on President Obama's executive order requiring a wage floor of $10.10 for...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:51 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Urges President Obama to Expand Executive Order on Wages

New Order Must Include Workers with Disabilities  The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's oldest and largest nationwide...

Jan 24, 2014, 12:21 ET
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National Federation of the Blind and Parents of Blind Child File Suit to Make K-12 Assessments Accessible

 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), along with its affiliate organizations the NFB of New Jersey and the National Organization of...

Jan 23, 2014, 08:35 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Thanks Governor O'Malley

Urges Maryland General Assembly to Approve Appropriation for Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access The National Federation of the...

Jan 22, 2014, 12:43 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Sues Department of Transportation Over Airline Regulations

Regulations on Access to Kiosks Violate Federal Law, Organization Says  The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest...

Jan 14, 2014, 14:30 ET
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National Federation of the Blind Commends Microsoft and GW Micro for Groundbreaking Accessibility Partnership

Window-Eyes Screen Reader Now Available for Free to Many Microsoft Office Users  The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's...

Jan 13, 2014, 10:42 ET
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Blind Student Files Discrimination Suit Against Miami University

With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, Aleeha Dudley, a blind student pursuing a degree in zoology with hopes of attending...