PR Newswire Broadcast Minute and Podcast for Monday, August 27, 2007
U.S. News & World Report Debuts First Stand-Alone Rankings of America'sBest Children's Hospitals
In a further extension of its critically acclaimed "America's Best"series, U-S News and World Report has unveiled its first stand-alone"America's Best Children's Hospitals" issue, featuring a detailed ranking ofthe finest pediatric facilities in the United States.
Topping the 30 hospitals listed for 2007 is Children's Hospital ofPhiladelphia, followed by Children's Hospital Boston and Baltimore's JohnsHopkins Hospital. While, in the past, pediatric hospitals have been rankedbased on reputation alone in the magazine's annual America's Best Hospitalsissue, this expanded children's hospital ranking is based not only onreputation, but also on data and statistics about hospital performance andquality of care.
Columbia Records Announces the Release Of AC/DC's 'Plug Me In,' theUltimate Career-Spanning DVD Boxed Set of Live Performances & More from theWorld's Most Electrifying Rock & Roll Band
Columbia Records will release Plug Me In -- the ultimate career-spanningD-V-D box set of live performances, interviews and more from A-C/D-C, onOctober 16th.
The first A-C/D-C release since the band came to Columbia Records earlierthis year, the A-C/D-C Plug Me In D-V-D collection brings together for thevery first time five hours of definitive live concert and televisionperformances -- many of them previously unavailable -- chronicling the on-going career of a groundbreaking rock & roll powerhouse.
The History Channel(R) Save Our History Program Awards Grants to 27Communities Nationwide to Preserve Their Local History
The History Channel has announced that 27 organizations across the countrywill receive Save Our History grants as part of an effort to help communitiespreserve their local history. With the support of local cable companies ineach community, the grants fund innovative, educational projects designed tobring communities together, actively engage young people in the preservationof their local history and communicate the importance of saving local historyfor future generations. This year, The History Channel has committed one-quarter-of-a-million dollars to support these 27 initiatives with grants of upto ten-thousand dollars each.
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