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  • 01:16

    Interview With Author Ronald L. Allen on His Book "The Evolution of Bid Whist"

    in Writing

    Ronald Allen is the author of “The Evolution of Bid Whist-150 Years in the Growth of an African American Tradition.”  This new book is quickly becoming a definitive benchmark for Bid Whist players across the nation.  Allen has been researching the origin of the game for several years, and was quite amazed to discover an extensive relationship between the game and the African American community dating back to the 1860’s. 


    Bid Whist, closely related to Bridge, evolved from a game played by slaves to a game with an expanded following in many countries, thanks to the efforts of African Americans such as the Pullman Porters who took the game “up north.”  This non-fiction writing by Allen not only explains the history of the game, but also includes the games’ rules, variations and strategies. 

  • 00:28

    Exclusive Ideagen Ideas Leader Interview with Anthony Magnetti - Sunovion

    in News

    Anthony J. Magnetti


    Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.


    Anthony Magnetti is a seasoned pharmaceutical executive with more than 40 years of experience that spans Government Affairs, Medical Affairs, Clinical Research Services, and Sales and Marketing.


    Currently, Mr. Magnetti leads Government Affairs for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., which focuses on therapies that advance the science of medicine in the psychiatry, neurology and respiratory disease areas to improve the lives of patients and their families.


    In this role Mr. Magnetti is responsible for addressing public policy and regulatory areas important to the company’s therapeutic areas of focus and the patients it serves. He has led several initiatives focused on preserving and expanding access to medicines and services that patients need. Over the last five years, Mr. Magnetti has helped enable the introduction and passage of numerous pieces of legislation putting patient protections into law, and has guided efforts to codify the six protected classes in Medicare Part D. Under his leadership, the Government Affairs team supports leading advocacy, educational, and cross-sector coalitions focused on the advancement of research and innovation, as well as improvements in healthcare.


    Mr. Magnetti joined the company in 1997 and in addition to Government Affairs has held increasingly senior roles across various functions including building and leading the Respiratory and Central Nervous System Medical Liaison Teams for Sunovion. 


    Mr. Magnetti holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the State University of New York Albany. He serves on executive committees at Sunovion, as well as on several committees of biopharmaceutical industry organizations. 

  • 00:30

    IBM; You just can't stay out of trouble, can you? New discrimination issues!!!

    in Current Events

    IBM toxic pool defies cleanup


    TOM WILBER, Special to the Press & Sun-Bulletin 1:37 p.m. EDT April 5, 2015


    A remedy for a concentrated pool of solvents directly under the manufacturing site where at least 1,500 people still work may take years to find.


    (Photo: Jeff Platsky / staff photo)


    Story Highlights



    The contaminated hot spot lies under an area the size of eight village blocks.
    Situated over and near the source area, and blocking access to cleanup, are dozens of buildings.
    To date, nearly 70,000 gallons of solvent %u2014 more than 40 tons %u2014 have been pumped from the ground.


    ENDICOTT – After 35 years, IBM Corp. contractors have stanched the flow of industrial solvents into a commercial and residential district in the heart of the village, but they have yet to find a solution for the source of the problem at the company's former flagship manufacturing plant.


    Officials recently reported that efforts to intercept and remove the subterranean flow of hazardous chemicals coming from the industrial complex — now owned by Huron Real Estate Associates — have been successful. Consequently, health risks to a nearby neighborhood have been eliminated.


    Yet they have no remedy for a concentrated pool of solvents directly under the manufacturing site, where at least 1,500 people still work. Full story: http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2015/04/05/ibm-tce-issues/25302109/

  • 00:41

    Mike Norris Former Oakland A's Pitcher Cy Young Winner

    in News

    Former Major League Player Michael Kelvin Norris (born March 19, 1955) a right-handed starting pitcher who played with the Oakland Athletics (1975–1983, 1990).Norris is best remembered for his spectacular 1980 season. He went 22-9 with 24 complete games and a 2.53 earned run average, while also earning the Gold Glove Award. However, he was not awarded the American League Cy Young Award; Steve Stone of the Baltimore Orioles, who had a record of 25-7, was given the honor. Norris also placed 15th in the MVP voting.In 1981, Norris posted a modest 12-9 record, again earning the Gold Glove Award and also earning an All-Star berth he was denied in 1980. Norris spun a complete game shutout in the first round of the playoffs against the Kansas City Royals and pitched well in the AL Championship Series against the New York Yankees despite getting hit with a loss there.Many believe[who?] that Billy Martin inflicted a heavy workload on Norris, which threw out his arm. He was never able to return to his former stature, and after the 1983 season, he played for the independent San Jose Bees. He made a brief comeback as a relief pitcher in 1990, posting an ERA of 3.00 in 27 innings. As of 2014, he is the only player to win at least one game with Oakland in three different decades.An addiction to cocaine shortened Norris's playing career. In 1999 he was diagnosed with cervical myelopathy, and he had surgery in January 2000 at the California Pacific Medical Center. After recovering, Norris took up golf as a hobby. In 2007, he appeared with Dave Stewart, Mudcat Grant, and Vida Blue in a regular season game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics.Norris was well known for his distinctive green fielding glove.

  • 01:18

    America's Disabled Veterans In Action Inc. Monday 29 July 2015 Edition

    in POTUS

    Today is Moday 29 July, 2015


    today we are going to be discussing Open Mic and you can rest assured it will be full of witnessing about the experiences of veterans who are trying to seek help from the resources that are given from the VA.


    We are opening our Brooklyn Navy Yard lines at 23:00 ZULU today. The Brooklyn Navy Yard Phone Number is 347-884-8078


    so for our civilian friends who are not familiar with the 2400 ZULU Global clock (Same time everywhere around the globe) that woukld be 7 PM  Atlantic/Eastern, 6PM Central Time/5PM Mountain/4PM Pacific/1PM Hawaii/9AM Guam


    Our hosts today will be Marilyn Wyche, Andy Prado, Joyce Trumpet and Dr Jorge Anerson  


    We will also cover current news Items out of Congress 

  • 00:47

    Focusing on Images in Your Blog and Social Media

    in Entrepreneur

    Your host Melody Tune is a Digital Marketing Strategist with over 17 years experience working for Corporate in Digital Marketing. Melody will discuss strategies to help you build a successful online business pulling from experience with what works and what doesn't work. If you have a desire to sell something or just share knowledgeable information you will want to tune in each week for the best tips and learn techniques that work.

    Pictures speak a thousand words. An image can make or break your efforts to build an online business. You will learn how to draw from the creative side of your brain to develop a strategy that focuses on pictures that will enhance your website and make your social media posts successful in sharing and attracting an audience to your blog.


    Once you incorporate visuals to share you will have captivated an audience to direct them to do what you want them to do.


    Don't miss this episode! Melody will share tips and tools that are FREE to edit your images and create posters and visual promotions to impact your audiences. Don't forget to sign up for The Essential Blogging Tools at DesignWrx.com. Follow Melody on Twitter @melodytune and Like our page at Melody Tune - Ziglar Certified Trainer and stay motivated with inspiring Zig Ziglar techniques.

  • 01:01

    FYM: Gay America

    in Hip Hop Music

    FYM Radio is a diverse hip hop show that will touch on many subjects from politics to sports. When it comes to FYM its more than music, real life situations will be confronted and comedic relief will be provided. Entertainment is not the word for this amazing show!

  • 01:02

    Healthy You and I: Spring Allergies Driving you Crazy, Here are some Remedy

    in Music

    Topic - Essential Oils for Spring Allergies
    [7:38:15 AM] Marjorie  Henry-Lawrence: Millions of people worldwide suffer from allergies. An allergy is an over-reaction of our immune system to certain substances such as dust, pollen, animal hair, synthetic materials, or foods. Allergic reactions can make you feel miserable and ruin your day. They cause all sorts of inflammatory reactions such as itchy rashes, dry patches, headaches, puffy or watery eyes, runny nose, or digestive issues.


    Luckily you can use Essential Oil for allergy relief.  Essential oils (EO) are nature’s miracle to ease inflammation and work as powerful antihistamine. So no need for synthetic drugs that can do more harm than good to your body. Fortunately there are various essential oils that you can use to treat a wide range of spring allergy symptoms – see the side panel for a comprehensive list that you can choose from. Essential oils that possess the following properties are the most useful, because they treat the various symptoms mentioned above:


    anti-viral
    immuno-stimulant
    anti-inflammatory
    expectorant
    anti-bacterial
    restorative
    relaxing
    calming


    Diffuse - Peppermint, lemon and lavender are cleansing oils, so diffusing these oils in your home on a regular basis will help support your respiratory system.  Pop Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint – about 4 drops each in the diffuser and let that baby go.  If I will be cleaning and releasing a lot of dust into the air, this is my go-to oil blend for the diffuser.


    You can also inhale the three directly from the bottle too – this works well if you are out and about.


    Topically - You can apply 2-3 drops of each oil and place it directly on the bottoms of your feet or at the back of your neck.

  • 02:01

    "Community Matters" This Week - 381

    in Self Help

    News Of The Week Show ~~ Please click on both these links to see our "News of the Week" for June - Week 4 from: LACP.org and NAASCA.org ~~ Join our founder and host, Bill Murray, co-hosts MJ Goyings, Carol D. Levine and other LACP & NAASCA family members, as they invite you to help them discuss the public safety and child abuse related news and crime stories of the week from each of our two national grassroots efforts, LA Community Policing and the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse. Every day we carry new articles based on current events on both our web sites. Look for them daily in the lower grey portion of our home pages. To make things easy, we collect them all together for this, our two hour long Sunday show .. where community call-in participation is always welcome!

  • 01:29

    Light upon Light

    in Religion

    Let's join Ansar-ud-Deen Society, South-West Houston, for a soul-lifting Assalat session and an inspiring lecture this evening. May Almighty Allah accept all our efforts as Ibaadah. The Holy Prophet (SAWS) enjoined us to always join the Jama'ah for Allah's blessings to be received in abundance,

  • 02:01

    TS RADIO w/ Joe Roubicek on Criminal law applied in corrupt probate cases

    in Parents

    Hosted By Marti Oakley & Debbie Dahmer


    Our guest this eveniing is Joe Roubicek, a detective who has dealt directly with the targeting of the elderly by predators in the probate system.


    We are exposed to the criminal activity facilitated by corrupt probate courts and those who depend on them for access and protection, every day of the week.  While the elderly are systematically targeted, kidnapped, isolated and neglected so that their estate can be siphoned off by the court appointed predators, a growing movement is underway to charge those responsible, criminally.


    The corruption associated with probate courts across the country with the corresponding theft of estates perpetrated by predatory guardians, unethical attorneys and others who have interjected themselves into the case, has become a hot button topic. How to deal with these people in a so-called "justice system" that routinely works to protect the predators has also become the focus of many efforts.


    Joe will be speakiing about what can be applied to criminal law in probate cases.

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