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ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
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Q: Why was a new website created?A: We wanted to create a website that helps you, the user, easily find any type of WNED ǀ WBFO information you’re looking for. The new website was built to improve website navigation and search, contain more interactive content and present a complete picture of our organization by offering helpful information, resources and links.
Q: What are the new features of the new wned.org?A: There are many new features to the new wned.org! • TV and Radio program schedule on the homepage and on each station’s respective page• Interactive calendar of events• Color-coded navigation system by station topic• Easy connectivity to our social sites on the side pop-out bar• “Share” buttons to share our site’s content• Pledge thank you gifts feature
Q: How is the website organized?A: There are five color-coded sections: Television, Radio, Support, Community and About
Q: I have bookmarked my favorite wned.org pages on the former site. Do I need to bookmark them on the new site?A: Yes, you will need to find your favorite wned.org pages and re-bookmark them. However, bookmarks to radio online streaming remains the same.
Q: Does news.wbfo.org still exist?A: Yes, you can still visit news.wbfo.org for all your local news and information. However, you can view all breaking news stories on the wned.org homepage.
Q: Is the Fine Arts Report still available on the new wned.org?Y: Yes, you can still access all Fine Arts Report under the Events Calendar in the Community section.
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Q: Does thinkbright.org still exist?A: Yes, thinkbright.org still exists. Many educational resources found on thinkbright.org can be accessed on the new wned.org in the Community section.
Q: Can I still donate on the new wned.org?A: Yes, you can still donate on wned.org under Support. You can also find information on other ways to give along with how to become a corporate sponsor. You can also make a donation over the phone by calling 1-800-678-1873.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. – As a follow up to the broadcast of “Tragedy and Hope – Stories of Painkiller Addiction,” WNED-TV will air “Tragedy and Hope: A Call to Action” on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 9 p.m. live from the WNED studios.
WHAT: Event to introduce First Book- Western New York to the Western New York region, providing access to new books to children in need
WNED|WBFO’s annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest is a national initiative designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning. Children in grades kindergarten through third are encouraged to write and illustrate stories and submit them to their local stations, which will select winners and award prizes. These winners will then be entered into the national level of the Contest where a panel of judges will select the national winners. The Contest is structured the same as the Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators Contest of past years. 2014 is our 20th year of the Contest!! Find more information about the Contest, writing activities and resources at www.thinkbright.org/teachers/writerscontest.asp.
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