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Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, April 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Kids in Need of Defense, a nonprofit organization that works to find pro bono representation for unaccompanied children in the United States, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Brad Smith, EVP & General Counsel of Microsoft, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 – 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

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

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@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 live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
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 Kids in Need of Defense:

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is a nonprofit organization that works to find pro bono representation for children alone in the United States. These children – from toddlers to teenagers – are fleeing war, persecution, severe abuse, trafficking, abandonment, and deep deprivation. They are seeking safety in the United States, but find that they have no one to help them make their case for U.S. protection in immigration court. Without counsel, they may be deported to their home countries where their well-being, and even their lives, may be in danger. Through a public-private partnership model, KIND has partnered with more than 140 law firms and corporations which volunteer to represent these uniquely vulnerable children and help them realize their dream of safety and freedom from fear. KIND recognizes that not all children can remain in the U.S.; a KIND pilot program helps children returning alone to Guatemala return safely and to re-integrate successfully into their communities.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.