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DISH Network Corporation
ESPN, DISH Network Team to Deliver Interactive U.S. Open Golf Coverage
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced today that its DISH Network(tm) satellite TV service is teaming with ESPN to create the U.S. Open Interactive TV (ITV) mosaic, a multiple picture-in-picture showcase of six distinct U.S. Open programming options, available to all of its 12 million ITV-enabled homes.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Achillion Announces the Promotion of Milind S. Deshpande, Ph.D. to Executive Vice President of Research
NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN), a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, today announced that Milind Deshpande, Ph.D. has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Research. Dr. Deshpande previously served as the Company's Senior Vice President, and retains his position as Chief Scientific Officer.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. to Host Conference Call On Its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007
RUTLAND, Vt., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST), a regional, integrated solid waste services company, will host a conference call on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 to discuss its financial results for the company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007, which ended April 30, 2007.
International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC)
United States Government Goes Skateboarding
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 11, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Throughout history, skateboarders have not been given much recognition, but now they have their own official designated day to go skateboarding! The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) has earned Special Congressional Recognition for their work encouraging young people to get outside and skateboard, and received an official proclamation of June 21 as Go Skateboarding Day. Now in its fourth year, the recognition of Go Skateboarding Day by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-CA, Orange County) gives skateboarding one more push forward.