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2009-09-29 13:39:00

NEW CASTLE, Penn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axion Power International, Inc.

2009-09-26 12:41:06

Massachusetts residents say they are under siege from this year's large crop of acorns as the hard nuts have been falling from trees like rain. Greg Roberson and Neil McIsaac of Brookline, Mass., said they routinely encounter the nuts as they fall from area oak trees, creating safety hazards while in the air and once on the ground, The Boston Globe reported Saturday. Every time I hear one, I think it's a kid throwing a rock at me, Roberson said.

2009-06-17 06:50:00

'From an Oak to His Acorns: Essential Lessons for Life' proves that the pen is mightier than the scalpel OLD BRIDGE, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- It is not every day that a 332-page stack of paper and ink can help defeat pediatric cancer, but that is exactly what Douglas Kretkowski's From an Oak to His Acorns: Essential Lessons for Life accomplishes.

2008-11-30 11:38:52

Botanists say they're puzzled about why oak trees from Virginia to Kansas and north to Nova Scotia failed to produce acorns this year. It's a zero year. There's zero production.

2008-10-13 15:00:16

By DANA WILDE "What's this?" my wife said. She held up a shiny, speckled red ball about the size of an acorn. Me being the amateur naturalist and science fictionist in the house, and everybody else being merely curious, she expected I'd have an answer, or at least a weird guess.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By ERIC FEBER By Eric Feber The Virginian-Pilot The state's Department of Forestry is asking residents to get a little squirrelly. They want you to round up as many nuts as you can.

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