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Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Toyota Launches Literacy Program for Hispanic and Other Immigrant Families in Santa Paula, Calif.
SANTA PAULA, Calif., April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toyota today announced that three Santa Paula, Calif., schools will be among the newest sites for its successful Toyota Family Literacy Program (TFLP). TFLP -- the first nationwide program of its kind to focus on the needs of Hispanic and other immigrant families -- is coordinated by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), the country's leading advocate for family literacy. Santa Paula schools will receive a total contribution of nearly $600,000 from Toyota, including a $350,000 grant to launch programs at Barbara Webster Elementary School, Glen City Elementary School and Grace Thille Elementary School. Toyota will also provide funding for three years of comprehensive support from NCFL including training, educational materials and assistance in launching the programs.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
Tesoro Newest Charter Customer for OSG Jones Act Product Tanker Newbuilds
NEW YORK, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG), a market leader providing global energy transportation services, today announced that time charter agreements have been signed for two more of the ten Jones Act commercial product tankers being built at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. The agreements were made between OSG and Tesoro Maritime Company (Tesoro), an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products.