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NASA's Antarctic scientific balloons take to the skies

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online These scientists are guaranteed to have a white Christmas. A team from the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) are spending the holiday season 8,000 miles from home in Antarctica....

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National Mobile Literacy Program Provides Free Books to Children in the Community WESTON, Wis., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its national tour, mobile literacy program

2011-05-04 10:35:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical is pleased to announce today the launch of Bess the Book Bus' 2011 "Success is in Sight Tour," which will bring free books, eyecare and eyewear to children in need at schools, shelters and after-school programs across the country.

2011-04-28 09:40:00

HOUSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation is proud to continue its support of Tampa-based mobile literacy outreach, and past Fueling Good winner, Bess the Book Bus with a sponsorship of its "2011 Success in Sight Tour." Bess the Book Bus will visit more than 44 states through the end of 2011 with a goal of reaching more than 20,000 underserved families and donating 100,000 new books to inspire young minds through the adventures that reading can bring.

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PINELLAS PARK, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to impact the local community, Transitions Optical, along with partner VSP® Vision Care, mobile literacy outreach initiative "Bess the Book Bus" and health education organization More Health will visit Ridgecrest Elementary in Largo, Fla.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A grieving Roger Clemens turned in a gritty performance Wednesday in leading the Houston Astros to a clutch 10-2 victory over the Florida Marlins at Minute Maid Park, just hours after his mother had passed away.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A grieving Roger Clemens turned in a gritty performance Wednesday in leading the Houston Astros to a clutch 10-2 victory over the Florida Marlins at Minute Maid Park, just hours after his mother had passed away.


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