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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 14, 2002

Treo 15 Digital Music Jukebox from e.Digital Now Shipping

e.Digital Corporation (OTC:EDIG) announced today that it has begun shipments of its new Treo(tm) 15, a lightweight, pocket-sized digital music jukebox with the capacity to store over 300 CDs worth of digital music. At a suggested retail price of $299, Treo 15 has a built-in 2.5 inch 15 GB hard disk drive and is scheduled to be available this weekend at Good Guys stores on the West Coast.

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Watch spring + Tennis ball = Olympic Art

Creating a work of art from a watch and a football is no simple task. But this is what inspired professional and amateur artists have been working on for the last few weeks. With a kit of nothing more than watch parts and assorted sports items, designers, school children, celebrities and students alike have been making astounding sculptures which will be unveiled at the Swatch Kaleidoscope exhibition on Saturday 15 June in central Athens.

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Lorraine Bracco of HBO's The Sopranos Kicks Off The Bausch & Lomb

Healthy Vision Campaign

Actress Lorraine Bracco was joined by her daughter Margaux Guerard as she launched the kick-off event of Bausch & Lomb's Healthy Vision Campaign in New York City. Together they are promoting the need and importance of proper eye care for long-term eye health. Hundreds of people were able to catch a glimpse of the star and receive free vision screenings. Video available now.

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Wu Tang Clan Offspring Sunz Of Man To Release 'Savior's Day'

September 3rd

Comprised of 60 Sec Assassin, Prodigal Sunn and Hell Razah, Wu Tang Clan offspring Sunz of Man are set to release a new album on September 3rd, titled Savior's Day.

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Peace Action and Physicians for Social Responsibility Activists Stage

Shredding of Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty at Nixon Library

California Peace Action (CAPA), the state's largest disarmament organization, joined by activists from the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Physicians for Social Responsibility, staged a ceremonial shredding today to protest the end of the landmark Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, signed by President Nixon in 1972.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop(R) Announces Partnership With the National

Children's Cancer Society to Fight Children's Cancer

Build-A-Bear Workshop(R) announced a partnership with The National Children's Cancer Society Inc. (N.C.C.S.) and unveiled Nikki's Bear(tm), a special teddy bear to be sold in all Build-A-Bear Workshop locations across the country to help fight children's cancer. The bear will be available in all of the company's over 100 stores and it's Web site beginning January 2003. One dollar of each bear will be donated to The National Children's Cancer Society.

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Take Cover!! Book Is Here -- Band Is Coming!!

The first wave of attack is the newly published B-52's Universe, the first and only book about the band. It is fully authorized and bursting with stunning graphic design. The second wave of attack is a thirty date U.S. summer tour that begins in Robinsonville, Miss. on June 21 and concludes August 1 in Hampton Beach, N.H..

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Based on Jerry B. Jenkins' Latest Novel, the Inspirational "Hometown

Legend" Scores on DVD and VHS August 20

On August 20, Warner Home Video (WHV) scores a touchdown with the heartwarming and inspirational story of a courageous high school football team in the DVD and VHS release of Hometown Legend. With a star-studded cast including Lacey Chabert (Party of Five, Not Another Teen Movie), Terry O'Quinn (Alias, The Cutting Edge), Nick Cornish (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Practice) and Kirk B.D. Woller (Minority Report, A.I.), Hometown Legend offers an uplifting tale with a strong moral center.

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Garrett Takes Post as President of Beckman Coulter's Clinical

Diagnostics Division

Beckman Coulter Inc. (NYSE:BEC) announced today that Scott Garrett has joined Beckman Coulter as president of its Clinical Diagnostics Division, a $1.4 billion in annual revenue business. Starting June 17, 2002, Garrett replaces Albert Ziegler who retired from Beckman Coulter in March of this year.

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Inventions That Have Changed America

Could you live without your computer? Your toaster? Or how about life without a telephone? Roberta Facinelli has more on inventions that have changed America.

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They May Be Slimy, Smelly and Yucky -- But They're Great Dads!

On Father's Day we honor our dads - but how about dads who just happen to be Giant Water Bugs, or Hip Pocket Frogs. These are just a few of the males of the animal kingdom who make great fathers -- and the World Wildlife Fund wants to make sure that they're noted too.

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Bringing The Music Home - With The Click Of A Mouse

The Internet is leading a revolution in how people get their music -- and the revolution is growing. It's no longer enough just to listen to music, today's audiences want a full interactive experience, including videos, chats with their favorite artists, and the opportunity to see and hear new music first.

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Connecticut Designer Wins 'Oscar' Of Gold Jewelry Design In Italy

A Stamford, Conn. woman has walked away with the most prestigious international prize for designers of gold jewelry -- the Gold Vurtuosi Awards.

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John Raymond Hope, Nation's Top Hurricane Forecaster, Succumbs at 83

John Raymond Hope, whose lifelong career in weather forecasting brought international recognition of his achievements, died on June 13, 2002, from complications following heart surgery.

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Heinz Announces Transaction to Become Faster-Growing, More Focused

Company

H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ) announced an agreement to spin off a number of U.S. and North American businesses and merge them with Del Monte Foods Company (NYSE:DLM). These businesses, which together generate approximately $1.8 billion in annual sales (or 20% of annual revenues), are: North American pet food and pet snacks; U.S. tuna; U.S. private label soup and College Inn(R) broth; and U.S. infant feeding. Audio available here.

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