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2009-03-11 11:00:00

Remastered Titles Presented on Limited Edition, 180-Gram Audiophile Quality Vinyl with Original Artwork and Packaging HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Put the needle in the groove! Capitol/EMI's high quality "From The Capitol Vaults" U.S.

2009-02-03 10:01:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prayers From Maria - Children's Glioma Cancer Foundation will be hosting its second annual Sunflower Soiree. WHAT: The Sunflower Soiree WHEN: 7 p.m.

2008-09-29 09:00:34

Your article regarding music therapy sessions at the Concord Community Music School was very informative and well-written ("Tuning up," Monitor A&E page, Sept. 11).

2008-08-13 21:00:24

Excerpt from report by state-run Iranian radio external service from Mashhad on 12 August [Presenter] The prices of some foodstuffs have risen in Uzbekistan as a result of a drought. Our correspondent in Tashkent, Horun Abdurashid, has more details.

2008-08-05 18:00:24

VIEW More photos, video of the China Cat Sunflower Festival. Jacksonville.com (c) 2008 Florida Times Union. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-28 12:00:50

Page Morgan-Draper still shops at her local Albuquerque Whole Foods (WFMI). But, says the mother of two: "We're not made of money." That's one of the reasons she stops at a Sunflower Farmers Market on her way home from work three days a week.

2008-07-17 03:00:21

By David Klepper, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 17--TOPEKA -- Because state lawmakers couldn't help, a western Kansas utility has taken its fight to build two new coal-fired power plants to court. Sunflower Electric Power Corp.

2008-07-13 18:00:26

By Kelly Kazek, The News Courier, Athens, Ala. Jul. 13--Limestone County farmers are thinking of ways to turn their crops to gold.

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2008-05-08 09:05:00

As sunflowers' popularity grows, scientists are looking for new supplements and growing methods to enhance production and quality of this celebrated annual.

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2008-04-29 11:30:00

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Florida State University have confirmed evidence of domesticated sunflower in Mexico — 4,000 years before what had been previously believed.


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2005-06-23 11:53:34

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 meters tall and the large flower head can reach up to 30cm in diameter. The sunflower is notable for turning to face the Sun, a behavior known as heliotropism. History Sunflowers are native to the Americas, and were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god, and gold images of the...

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