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Kids in Need of Defense to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, April 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), the leading organization for the protection of unaccompanied children who enter the U.S. immigration system alone, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Brad Smith, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Microsoft, and KIND Board Co-Chair, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

KIND Contact:

Megan McKenna
(202) 631-9990
mmckenna@supportkind.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

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

About KIND:

KIND serves as the leading organization for the protection of unaccompanied children who enter the U.S. immigration system alone and strives to ensure that no such child appears in immigration court without representation. We achieve fundamental fairness through high-quality legal representation and by advancing the child's best interests, safety, and well-being.

Founded in 2008 by the Microsoft Corporation and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, KIND has partnered with more than 200 law firms, corporations, and law schools that have volunteered to represent these children so they have a fair chance to make their case for U.S. protection. KIND also advocates to change law, policy, and practice to improve the protection of these children, and helps ensure the safe return and reintegration of unaccompanied children returning to Guatemala.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.