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Growing With the Help of the Cosmos -- New novel tells of strong young woman who deals with abusive past and death of husband
PENNGROVE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Julia Parks, an independent, self-made woman, disappeared after the sudden death of her husband. The reader meets her in the sweltering heat of Mexico, where an old psychic says she will remarry within the year. An ardent believer in the cosmos, Julia mails wedding invitations without a name for the groom. In C.K. Veale's new novel, The Reluctant Bride (now available through 1stBooks), Julia finds herself back at home with a needy sister and an abusive mother, following the cosmos' plan for her life, however strange it may be.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against Parmalat Finanziaria S.P.A. and Others Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 04-CV-367, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Parmalat Finanziaria S.p.A. ("Parmalat" or the "Company") securities (OTCBB:PARAF) (Milan:PFR IM) during the period January 5, 1999 and December 29, 2003, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The Complaint names Parmalat, Calisto Tanzi, Luciano Del Soldato, Stefano Tanzi, Domenico Barili, Francesco Giuffredi, Giovanni Tanzi, Fausto Tonna, Citigroup, Inc., Deloitte & Touche Tohmatsu, Deloitte & Touche S.p.A., Grant Thornton International, Grant Thornton S.p.A., Bonlat Financing Corp., Coloniale S.p.A., Zini & Associates, and Buconero LLC as defendants. To discuss this action, this announcement, or your rights or interests, please contact plaintiff's counsel, Eric J. Belfi or Gregory Linkh at Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP, 275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, by telephone at (800) 497-8076 or (212) 682-1818, by facsimile at (212) 682-1892, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Ryland Group, Inc. -- RYL
BALTIMORE, Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE:RYL) between October 22, 2003 and January 7, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Houston Habitat for Humanity
MEDIA ADVISORY -- "Second Down and 26 to Go!"
HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2004 -- Fresh from a victory at Greensbrook, where volunteers constructed 12 houses in 12 days, Houston Habitat for Humanity's SuperBUILD XXXVIII this weekend will launch construction on 26 more homes at Wood Glen subdivision in a final push toward a goal of 38 homes in 38 days. On Saturday, Jan. 17th, hundreds of volunteers from a variety of corporations, not-for-profit organizations and groups of individuals, will converge on Wood Glen alongside SuperBUILD homebuyers to construct 26 homes during the two weeks leading up to Super Bowl XXXVIII. (Note to editors/reporters: We have identified many feature story opportunities and will work with you to develop them.)
Quintek Technologies, Inc.
Quintek Signs Dealer Sales Agreement with Major Aperture Card Provider
CAMARILLO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quintek Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:QTEK) announced today that it has executed a Dealer Sales Agreement with Information Imaging Corporation (IIC) of South San Francisco, CA. IIC is a major supplier of aperture cards worldwide. Over the years Information Imaging was instrumental in getting Quintek's patented technology accepted at the following locations: Boeing Co. (BA:NYSE), CALTRANS, Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT:NYSE), The US Navy and King County, Washington.
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