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To Vacation or Not to Vacation?
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As war in Iraq begins to subside, AAA Mid-Atlantic is seeing members and other customers' interest in travel return -- with drive vacations, tour packages to U.S. destinations, and cruises to the Caribbean especially popular in the Washington region.
Penn's Landing Corporation
Make It A Weekend In Philadelphia This Memorial Day; 8th Annual Jam On The River On Philadelphia's Waterfront
PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Great musical talent and fabulous food make the 18th Annual JAM on the River in Philadelphia the best way to spend Memorial Day Weekend -- Saturday, May 24 through Monday 26, 2003! This fun-filled music and food festival will take place at its original location, the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, located between Chestnut Street and Walnut Street along Columbus Blvd. The official kick-off to summer, this Memorial Day weekend event draws thousands of guests who return year after year and who will be happy to be back at the Great Plaza, where the views of the Philadelphia waterfront are the perfect backdrop to JAM on the River.
Penn's Landing Corporation
Talent Line-Up Announced For The 18th Annual Jam On The River Memorial Day Weekend At Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chuck Berry, Al Green, and newcomer Common are amongst the headliners starring in this year's 18th Annual Jam on the River returning to the Great Plaza on Penn's Landing on May 24-26, 2003. The official kick-off to summer fun in Philadelphia, Jam on the River will feature three packed days of non-stop music on three stages. After months of planning, the talent line-up for the three-day music and food festival was announced. Joining the headliners are Jam favorites Marcia Ball, Marva Wright and the BMW's and Buckwheat Zydeco.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental to Hold Earnings Conference Call
LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, following the release of its first-quarter 2003 financial results. The conference call, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. EST, may be accessed by calling 1-888-868-9080. The conference call also can be heard live on the company's website, www.oxy.com.
Moody's downgrade of SAS credit rating
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The US credit rating institute, Moody's Investor's Service, has today downgraded SAS's credit rating to Ba1 for the Group's senior implied rating, a downgrade of the credit rating by one level.