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Business News Archive - April 17, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) funded 25 environmental improvement projects at parks statewide as part of the 13th annual Earth Day Restoration & Cleanup presented by PG&E, where volunteers of all ages help to restore the beauty of California's treasured state parks.

BOSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NasdaqGS: YONG), a leading organic fertilizer manufacturer in China, sees great potential ahead for the country's agriculture industry.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission.

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Property owner Victor C. Jansen and RECisEXCEPTIONAL reached a comprehensive settlement with REC Silicon regarding its Moses Lake, Washington expansion. REC Silicon is a division of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA of Norway.

FORT LEE, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us today announced the top 10 most interesting new NIAnswers recently added to its database. 1) How much over spot is a good price for silver and gold? A good price for a 1 oz silver coin like an American Eagle or Canadian Maple Leaf is 12% over spot, and a good price for a 1 oz silver bar is 6% over spot. For gold, a good price for a 1 oz gold coin like an American Eagle or Canadian Maple Leaf is 4% over spot, and a good price for a 1 oz gold bar is 2% over spot. The larger premium for silver compared to gold indicates a shortage in the physical silver market. 2) Now that GATA has blown the doors off the LBMA ponzi scheme, and we know there is only 1 oz of silver for every 100 oz represented on paper, why hasn't there been a panic to dump paper and go into physical? What will it take to trigger a short squeeze? We don't believe there is only 1 oz of physical silver for every 100 oz represent

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) on Saturday, April 17, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.

SHENZHEN, China, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) -- Samplify Systems, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductors, and solutions for the medical imaging industry, today announces AutoFocus(TM) beamforming technology optimized for high-performance, low-power ultrasound machines.

SHENZHEN, China, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) -- Samplify Systems, Inc., a venture-backed solution provider for the medical imaging industry, announced today the availability of 32-channel ultrasound analog front-end receiver modules in an ultra-small small-outline dual-in-line configuration.

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It was auto racing at its most exhilarating as actor Brian Austin Green prevailed over a highly competitive group of America's favorite celebrities from film, television, music and sports to win the Celebrity category of the 2010 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race.

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