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1. Describing anything available to the population at large. For example, a publicly-traded company may be owned and traded by anyone with the money to buy shares.

2. Describing anything owned or administered by a government. For example, a municipality owns and maintains a public park.
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The public service announcement was produced with partial pro bono services from Teak Digital, a full service production, post-production, motion graphics and interactive house based in San Francisco.
The advertisement was released with three others focusing on methamphetamine to television stations and cable operators a year ago to run as public service announcements.
Photo: The team from Sepulveda Middle School put together a winning public service announcement that debunks the myth of the cool smoker.
The public service announcement features Master Distiller Jimmy Bedford - who's also a farmer - cruising the country roads of Lynchburg, TN in what at first glance appears to be a car.
Clukey has partnered with the Maine Beer & Wine Distributors Association as part of their responsibility initiative by recording public service announcements, making radio and television show appearances, and speaking at local high schools to talk with students about the importance of good decision making.
The award ceremony will also feature guest performers and screenings of Human Rights Public Service Announcements.
TORONTO -- Homes For Kids and Omni Media, a division of Rogers Media, will produce multilingual public service announcements to recruit culturally-diversified foster parents for children in need of care.
Beginning in summer 2002, new NIEHS public service announcements (PSAs) will begin appearing on network and cable television stations across the United States.
Department of Transportation, which is coordinating the event nationally, has prepared a resource kit with sample editorials and public service announcements, camera-ready artwork, recipes for alcohol-free "mocktails" and examples of activities conducted by states and localities during last year's campaign.
The campaign, which involves public service announcements urging the public to assemble an emergency preparedness kit and details what that kit should include, came on the heels of a partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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