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The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc.
Discover the Future and Come Meet The Robinsons at Disney Store
PASADENA, Calif., March 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Disney Store (Nasdaq:PLCE) is the destination for time travelers, inventors and fans of all ages of Walt Disney Picture's newest animated feature, Meet The Robinsons. The future is here today with the latest innovative toys exclusively created by the talented artists and designers of the Disney Store. The Doris Deluxe Action RC Figure (SRP $39.50), a replica of the villainous bowler hat, features hinged spider-like legs allowing her to walk forward and backward; her green "eye" illuminates while the hat rotates as she looks to commit her next dastardly act. And it's "To the future!" as you circle and glide through the time-space continuum with Lewis and Wilbur in the Time Machine Remote Control Vehicle (SRP $49.50).
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Transportation Worker I.D. Credential
HOUSTON, March 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider nearly $5 million in security improvements, including payment of up to $100,000 for Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) enrollment fees on behalf of its Commissioners and Commission counsel, employees and certain temporary workers on Tuesday, March 27, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
NearbyNow Recognized as 'Cool Vendor' in 2007 Gartner Retail Technologies Report
LOS ALTOS, Calif., March 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NearbyNow, Inc., an online service that allows consumers to search all products and sales available at local shopping centers using the Internet or mobile phones, today announced that Gartner, a technology research and analyst firm, has named NearbyNow to its "Cool Vendors in Retail Technologies 2007" report, authored by analysts Gale Daikoku, Mim Burt and Hung LeHong of Gartner, Inc.