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Larry King, Talk Show Host and Founder, The Larry King Cardiac Foundation, to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Nov. 2, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --

What: Larry King, renowned talk show host and founder of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, will preside over the opening bell. He will be joined at the podium by his wife, Shawn Southwick-King, who is also the chair of the Foundation; a New York-area patient who has benefited from his Foundation's services; and doctors from New York Hospital Queens, who generously volunteer their time and services to perform life-saving surgery at no charge to the patient. The Larry King Cardiac Foundation was established in 1988 to provide life-saving care to those who need it most -- the uninsured population. The Foundation works in conjunction with hospitals throughout the nation to ensure that such patients receive proper medical attention. New York Hospital Queens is the first New York-area hospital to partner with The Larry King Cardiac Foundation and has already provided critical cardiac care to six area patients. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, November 3, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. EST Contacts: The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Kerri Miglionico Phipps; 646.935.4008 kerri.miglionico@ketchum.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Larry King Cardiac Foundation:

The Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF) provides funding for life-saving treatment for individuals who, due to limited means or no insurance, would otherwise be unable to receive vital cardiac treatment. The Foundation works in conjunction with major medical centers throughout the nation to ensure that such patients receive life-saving medical attention. For further information about LKCF, please visit www.lkcf.org

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