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Kern County Asian citrus psyllid Quarantine expanded

Sacramento, California - An additional portion of Kern County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of one psyllid south of the City of Bakersfield in Kern County.

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SECNAV Discusses Maritime Security, Partnerships in Romania

Bucharest, Romania - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Romania June 10-11 to reinforce the relationship between the United States Navy and Marine Corps and their NATO ally.

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Intel Enters into Strategic Agreement with Rockchip to Accelerate, Expand Portfolio of Intel-Based Solutions for Tablets

Santa Clara, California - Intel Corporation today announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Rockchip to expand the breadth of and accelerate the rate at which it brings its Intel® architecture and communications-based solutions to market for a range of entry-level Android* tablets worldwide.

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New kind of media theory

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Unlike most people, MIT’s Fox Harrell knew what he wanted to do in life from a young age. According to Harrell, an associate professor of digital media who studies self-expression in online media and creates tools to help developers add depth to their work, the impetus for his career came from an epiphany he had one day while doing computer programming as a kid in San Diego.

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Community Gardens: More Beneficial Than Many Think

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - People around the U.S. are increasingly bringing the “green” back to their neighborhoods. In addition to initiatives like Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) and environmental education through the schools, residents are starting to focus much of their attention on building long-lasting landmarks such as community gardens.

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Enclosed Blinds Eliminate Safety Hazards from Dangling Cords

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Exposed cords on doorglass coverings pose a strangulation danger to small children. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission rates dangling cords on blinds and shades, including those on glass doors, as one of the five leading home hazards.

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Report on Foreign Portfolio Holdings of U.S. Securities at End-June 2013

Washington, DC - The final results from the annual survey of foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities at the end of June 2013 were released today. 

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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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