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    The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress is enhancing its ability to serve its patrons through several major technological initiatives being advanced this summer. NLS is launching a new and improved website and a new multimedia education campaign—both designed to raise...

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April 18, 2011 1812 Commission Commemorates James Monroe's 253rd Birthday

War of 1812 LogoApril 18, 2011  -- Click Here for the complete press release.  The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox, Chairman of the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission, today announced that the Commission will commemorate the 253rd Birthday of President James Monroe, together with The James Monroe Memorial Foundation, with ceremonies in Richmond on Thursday, April 28, 2011, and in Westmoreland County on Saturday, April 30, 2011.