latest news releases from the newsroom
The Dictator's New Face -- New Novel Satirizes Disappearance of Iraqi Dictator
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., November 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and the whereabouts of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein still uncertain, the ongoing conflict in this struggling nation has spurred many authors to pen harrowing works of nonfiction or revealing books about corrupt political leaders. However, author Tony Sharp takes readers on a fast track through the sand dunes of Iraq towards disastrous hilarity with a witty fictional work titled The House of Baghdad (now available through 1stBooks).
Remembering the Forgotten Sacrifice -- New Book Recalls Forgotten Battle in World War II
VANIER, Ontario, November 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many bloody battles were fought on the European front during World War II. Some skirmishes are remembered and celebrated worldwide while others are forgotten. One of those forgotten battles, the Battle for Walcheren Island in Holland, is finally remembered in Belgium My Native Country Canada My Home (now available through 1stBooks), by Robert M. Van Trichtveldt.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. Brings Lawsuits on Behalf of Purchasers of PMA Capital Corporation Securities on the Open Market and in Public Offerings Dated October 16, 2002 and June 15, 2003 -- PMACA, PMK
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. (http://www.bernardmgross.com) announces that class action lawsuits have been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all persons who purchased the securities of PMA Capital Corporation (Nasdaq:PMACA) (AMEX:PMK) between November 13, 1998 and November 3, 2003 (the "Class Period") seeking remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("PMA" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMACA) and on behalf of all persons who purchased securities of PMA issued in public offerings dated October 16, 2002, 4.25% Convertible Senior Debentures Due 2022 (the "4.25% Debentures") and June 5, 2003, 8.5% Monthly Income Senior Notes due 2018 (the "8.5% Notes") (AMEX:PMK)( collectively: the "Offerings") seeking remedies under Sections 11, 12 (a), 20 and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933.
Association for Women in Technology, Southern California (AWT)
Habitat For Humanity International to Designate Orange County Chapter's 100th Home as California's 1,000th Habitat Home
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The OC Tech Collective, a consortium of local, leading not-for-profit technology associations supporting broader access to technology across all social and economic groups, today announced that Habitat for Humanity Orange County (HfHOC) will be honored by Habitat for Humanity International (HfHI) for its 100th home built in the County. HfHI has designated Orange County's 100th Habitat home as the 1,000th Habitat home built in the state of California. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the site of the home, which is located at 1925 Pomona Street in Costa Mesa.