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NCL statement on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 11, 2011

NCL issued a statement paying tribute to the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the 9/11 attacks on the United States on the solemn 10 year anniversary of the unspeakable acts.

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LifeSmarts launches 2011-2012 program year at lifesmarts.org

September 12, 2011

The 2011-2012 LifeSmarts season is officially underway this week, with a new competition year going live at the program’s online home, www.lifesmarts.org, along with a variety of new resources for adult and youth participants. LifeSmarts tests middle school and high school students nationwide on real-life consumer issues through online quizzes and live contests, culminating in the annual national LifeSmarts championship, where winning teams and individuals are awarded academic scholarships and prizes.

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Tweens and cell phones: What parents need to know during back-to-school season

September 8, 2011

New guide from National Consumers League outlines key tips on minutes, Web access, and texting for families of teens and tweens.

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National Consumers League Statement on the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

August 24, 2011

National Consumers League statement from Executive Director Sally Greenberg and Chair Jane King on the dedication of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Advice for parents: Manage children’s after-school use of technology

August 24, 2011

National Consumers League educating consumers on the universe of parental control technologies

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