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Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Certain of its Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- GT
NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. ("Goodyear" or the "Company") securities (NYSE: GT) during the period between October 22, 1998 and October 22, 2003, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The Complaint names Goodyear, Robert J. Keegan, and Robert W. Tieken as defendants.
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C.
Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Strong Funds Family of Funds -- SMDCX, SMVAX, SMVBX, SASAX
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of purchasers of the securities of the Strong Funds family of funds (the "Funds") owned and operated by Strong Financial Corporation, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, between October 1, 1998 and July 3, 2003, inclusive, (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
Kaplan Fox Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Putnam Mutual Fund Holders -- PNVAX, PEUGX, POVSX, PEQUX
NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (kaplanfox.com) filed a class action lawsuit in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Superior Court against Putnam Investment Management Trust, Putnam Investment Management LLC, Marsh & McLennan Corp., Inc., Omid Kamshad, Justin Scott, and the following Putnam mutual funds:
Arete Industries, Inc.
Arete Industries, Inc. Announces Formation of Dual Advisory Boards in Traditional and Alternative Energy
NIWOT, Colo., Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arete Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:ARET) announced the simultaneous creation of two energy advisory boards, one focusing on expertise in traditional oil and gas development and the second focusing on providing expertise in the "New" Alternative and Rewable Energy Sector. The advisory boards will aid Arete in both of its directions and in its due diligence processes. Advisory board members will also assist in the Company's program to acquire and finance traditional and alternative and renewable energy projects and by providing Arete with opportunities that the Company might not otherwise be able to obtain.
Record Low Prices on Spring & Summer Travel to Europe!
BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Yes we know, winter hasn't even started yet, and we are already talking about Spring & Summer 2004. But how can we not -- with prices this low! For a very limited time we are offering great savings to those who plan their spring & summer vacations ahead of time. Book by December 23rd and take advantage of record low prices to Europe 2004. But hurry - December 23 the prices will change!
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Closes Tender Offer for Preferred Shares
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) today announced that it has closed its cash tender offer (the "Offer") for, and has purchased 246,967 shares of, its 12 1/4% Senior Exchangeable Preferred Stock (CUSIP Nos. 256072307, 256069303 and 256072208) (the "Preferred Shares"). The aggregate consideration paid by Dobson for the Preferred Shares purchased in the Offer was $263.4 million, including accrued dividends on the purchased shares.