Business News Archive - July 11, 2010

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The electronic cigarette has become one of the most sought-after items in the United States by smokers.

MINNEAPOLIS, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avalon Oil & Gas, Inc., ("Avalon") (OTC Bulletin Board: AOGN) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter agreement to acquire an undivided one hundred percent (100%) working interest in a 320-acre leasehold in Vernon County, Missouri.

NEW ORLEANS, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The agenda for the first meeting of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill and Offshore Drilling will include testimony from Gulf Coast Citizens, from BP, and from leading federal government officials, including the Director of the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, formerly called the Minerals Management Service. The Commission, chaired by Senator Bob Graham and former EPA Administrator William K.

ATLANTA, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRX, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloPower, a California-based manufacturer of flexible, thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, today announced the launch of its debut CIGS-based, thin-film, lightweight, flexible SFX1-i Photovoltaic module.

FRANKFURT, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fraport AG looks back on an eventful first half 2010 at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base. FRA's traffic development was slowed by several winter storms, strikes, as well as the ash cloud from Iceland at the beginning of the second quarter. However, Frankfurt Airport still recorded a 1.4 percent rise in passenger figures year-on-year - welcoming about 24.5 million passengers in the first six months of 2010.

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