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Massive transiting planet with 31-hour year found around distant star

Lowell Observatory, Thu May 31, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Flagstaff, Ariz - A team of astronomers with the Transatlantic Exoplanet Survey today announce the discovery of their third planet, TrES-3. It is an unusual planet because it orbits its parent star in just 31 hours.

NIKE to Donate $6 Million in Footwear to Help Teens Get Active and into Sport During Summer Break

Business Wire, Wed May 23, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - NIKE Inc. today announced the launch of its NikeSummerShoes program, which will deliver more than 60,000 pairs of shoes, worth an estimated $6 million, to young people in 21 communities from coast-to-coast to help them get active over summer break through sport, dance and play. Created in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), NikeSummerShoes is a key element in NRPA's "Step Up to Health" initiative, which is designed to leverage park and recreation assets to promote healthy lifestyles and build more livable communities.

Researchers Find Smallest Cellular Genome

University of Arizona, Sat October 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Arizona - The smallest collection of genes ever found for a cellular organism comes from tiny symbiotic bacteria that live inside special cells inside a small insect.

The Road to Recovery: 100 Success Stories for Endangered Species Day 2006

the Center for Biological Diversity, Thu May 11, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Tucson, AZ - Endangered Species Day to "encourage the people of the United States to become educated about, and aware of, threats to species, success stories in species recovery, and the opportunity to promote species conservation worldwide."

Computers to save unique type of American red squirrel

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Thu April 27, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Phoenix, Arizona - UK expertise is being exported to North America to help prevent a unique type of red squirrel dying out in as little as 30 years time.

Bill Signed by Arizona Governor Allowing the Sale of E85

National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition, Mon April 24, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Jefferson City , MO - E85 can now be sold in the greater Phoenix area. Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano recently signed a bill into law that will allow the alternative fuel to be available throughout Maricopa County.

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