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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2003

FDA Approves Bausch & Lomb Technolas(R) 217z Zyoptix(tm) System for Personalized Vision Correction, the World's Leading System for Custom Laser Eye Surgery, for Use in United States

Bausch & Lomb (NYSE:BOL) has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its patented, advanced laser eye surgery system -- the Bausch & Lomb Technolas(R) 217z Zyoptix(tm) System for Personalized Vision Correction -- now making the world's leading technology for custom laser eye surgery available in the United States.

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Quilt of Dreams Comes to Life

Swimming with dolphins, fishing with friends and finding a cure for cancer: these are some of the dreams that sprang from the hearts of St. Jude children and came to life on a patchwork of love. The 2nd Annual Quilt of Dreams is now complete thanks to the hard work of thousands of volunteers.

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RAFT Study and Sunscreen Usage

Sunscreens are among the most important weapons in the fight against sun-related skin cancer. Recent headlines about a British study claiming that sunscreen does not protect against skin cancer send a dangerous message to Americans at a time when malignant melanoma, the most virulent form of skin cancer, claims one life every hour.

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Radiant Systems Launches New Advanced Touch Screen Point-of-Sale Terminal

Radiant Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:RADS) today announced the launch of the Radiant P1500 Series Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal, which features the latest standards-based technology to bring retailers and restaurateurs exceptional speed, reliability, and flexibility. The Radiant P1500 Series POS incorporates the integral components of Intel(R) Centrino(tm) mobile technology, Intel's EmbeddedATX motherboard form factor, and the Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP family of operating systems.

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Canon's New Imageclass(R) D780 And Imageclass D760 Target Small Businesses With Strong Digital Copier Features

Canon U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) today announces the introduction of its imageCLASS D780 and imageCLASS D760 Personal Digital Copier/Printers. Continuing Canon's solid reputation for quality and reliability, these two machines provide a desktop solution for small business and home office users needing strong digital copier features. The imageCLASS D780 Personal Digital Copier/Printer also adds a standard fax feature to the printing and copying functions of the imageCLASS D760.

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Bombardier Officially Presents the AGC Regional Express Train to the SNCF and Representatives of the French Regions

Today the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Transportation, Pierre Lortie, welcomed Daniel Percheron, President of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region, Louis Gallois, President of the French National Railways (SNCF), as well as representatives of the French Regions, to Bombardier's Crespin production site in France for the introduction of the Autorail Grande Capacite (AGC) high-capacity Regional Express Train (TER). Messrs. Percheron and Gallois personally drove the trainset on the track at the Centre d'Essai Ferroviaire at Valenciennes and were very pleased with its dynamic qualities.

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ULTIMATE TONI BRAXTON - Her First-Ever Collection!

As she begins the second decade of her mega-successful career, ULTIMATE TONI BRAXTON celebrates one of the most extraordinary track records in Arista recording history with an 18-song collection -- the first anthology ever released of her work -- that will arrive in stores Nov. 4, it was announced today by Antonio "L.A." Reid, president and CEO, Arista Records. Featuring virtually every chart single release by Toni Braxton in chronological order, the collection also presents three tracks making their first appearance on any album: a live version of "Seven Whole Days" and two previously unreleased songs, "Whatchu Need" and "The Little Things."

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Finding Halloween Thrills in a Politically Correct World

Pundits believe politically correct renditions of Halloween have transformed Dracula into Casper Milquetoast. To make your 2003 Halloween the scariest on record, the movie mavens at Suncoast Motion Picture Company offer these recommendations.

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Watch Out Bill!!!

Michael Madsen Talks About KILL BILL-VOL.1 Radio News Feature.

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Winterize Your Vehicle During Car Care Month

While the calendar says winter is still a few month's away, now is the time to prepare your car or truck for the upcoming season as we hear from Matthew Carr. Radio News Feature.

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Fonteno Reappointed To Port Authority Commission

By a unanimous vote, the Harris County Commissioners Court has reappointed James W. Fonteno, Jr. to the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) Commission. He was initially appointed to the Port Commission in January 1999. PHA commissioners serve two-year terms without pay.

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Port Authority Intervenes In Lawsuit

On behalf of the Port of Houston Authority, legal counsel today filed to intervene in the pending federal court lawsuit concerning PHA's proposed Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal. The lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in June by the City of Shoreacres and other local municipalities and organizations. While the lawsuit is related to PHA's proposed Bayport facility, it does not specifically name PHA as a defendant. The lawsuit alleges that the Corps should prepare a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SDEIS) on the Bayport project and asserts other challenges to the Corps' review of the Bayport project, including the Corps' delineation of jurisdictional wetlands at the Bayport site.

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