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Ducks Fans to Get Victory Macho Burritos from Del Taco -- Before Game 7
LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The only local ten-year sponsor of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Del Taco is betting its beans the Ducks will bring home the Stanley Cup in six games. So sure is the company of the team's victory that company officials announced today that fans will receive free victory Macho Burritos at Del Taco restaurants in Ducks territory the day after Game 6.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Starts Fabrication on Eighth LHD 1 Wasp-class Ship
PASCAGOULA, Miss., May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Ship Systems sector started fabrication May 22 on LHD 8, a multipurpose amphibious assault ship. U.S. Navy and Marine Corps representatives lauded the Northrop Grumman team's efforts and the significant impact and support these ships offer to the defense of American freedom.
Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP: Corrective Release Regarding Lawsuit Against Credit Suisse First Boston Relating to Analyst Reports Concerning NewPower Holdings -- NWPW
NEW YORK, May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of stock in NewPower Holdings, Inc. ("NewPower" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:NWPW) during the period from October 5, 2000 through December 5, 2001, inclusive was previously commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against, among others, Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, f/k/a Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, and its Senior Energy Group Analyst Curt Launer, Civil Action No. 03 CV 3744. Lead Plaintiff has already been appointed in the case. Thus, you should ignore the notice that was issued on May 23, 2003 regarding the pendency of a new lawsuit asserting similar claims.
Viscount Systems Inc.
Viscount Completes Acquisition
BURNABY, British Columbia, May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viscount Systems Inc. (OTCBB:VSYS) announced today that The Company has closed the purchase agreement to acquire the assets of the Enterphone(r) product line of TELUS Corporation. The assets include up to 2400 monthly service contracts on multi-residential and commercial buildings as well as inventory. The final agreement calls for an initial $100,000 payment for the first 500 contracts and inventory which was valued at $100,000. The final purchase price is contingent on the total number of assigned contracts, but will not exceed $450,000. If all contracts are assigned, annual revenues of approximately $900,000 are expected. This does not include non-contract service or revenue generated by the replacement of older systems.
The Tao of Star Wars
``The Tao of Star Wars,'' Take the Adventure in this New Book by Dr. John Porter
TUCSON, Ariz., May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the quest for spirituality and self-improvement, many are turning to Eastern traditions, especially Taoism. John Porter breathes life into the basic concepts of this 2600-year-old tradition by comparing them to events in the Star Wars Saga. The result is a practical overview of the Tao that will have readers turning to its pages for inspiration and understanding, again and again.
Metro International Annual Meeting of Shareholders
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, May 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that all resolutions proposed to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders in Luxembourg today were passed.