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Canola: A Unique Plant With Healthy Oil

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - Canola oil is widely regarded as heart healthy and versatile by dietitians and chefs, but many consumers may not understand why or know what canola is in the first place.

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California Man Sentenced to Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Fresno, California - Fernando David Rangel, 20, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 78 months in prison for receipt of child pornography, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

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Top National Experts to Debate Provocative Solutions for Ending Urban Poverty

Los Angeles, California - On the heels of U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan’s announcement March 5 on proposed plans to cut poverty programs, the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, in partnership with the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise, will host top urban policy scholars from around the country to debate and look at the most promising ways to combat poverty.

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U.S. - Libya Higher Education Task Force

Washington, DC - The U.S. - Libya Higher Education Task Force held its first meeting in Washington March 13, chaired by U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah K. Jones and Libyan Higher Education Minister Mohamed H. Abubakkar.

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NASA and JAXA Launch New Satellite to Measure Global Rain and Snow

Tanegashima Island, Japan - The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, a joint Earth-observing mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), thundered into space at 1:37 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 27 (3:37 a.m. JST Friday, Feb. 28) from Japan.

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Execution of Mexican National Edgar Arias Tamayo

Washington, DC - On January 22, 2014, the State of Texas executed Edgar Arias Tamayo, following his conviction for the murder of a Houston, Texas police officer in 1994. Mr. Tamayo was a Mexican national subject to the International Court of Justice’s Avena decision.

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LateralScale Expands Digital Presence and Capabilities with Acquisition of Neuwav Media

Portland, Oregon - Lateral Scale, LLC announced that it has agreed to acquire privately held Neuwav Media (NM), a Los Angeles based digital marketing firm. LateralScale has acquired all of the technology assets, clients and retains all of NM employees.

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Importance of Indoor Air Quality

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - The quality of the air in your home should always be a priority, but during the colder months it’s particularly important to monitor it.

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