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Do They Know When Their Time Draws Near? New author presents book of 106 true stories recounting before death experiences
HAMPTON, Iowa, February 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Most everyone has lost a loved one. Family and friends left behind may often ponder the days and hours before the time of death. Those moments can become significant in the mind, perhaps as a matter of comfort, or is it something more? Could it possibly be that the loved one was preparing theirself (and those around them) for their parting? Christina M. Meide believes it is not only possible, but also probable. In her newly released book, Do We Know When Our Time Is Near? (now available through 1stBooks Library), Meide presents 106 separate accounts of individuals who believe their loved one knew that it was his or her time to go.
Stop Sweating and Speak Up -- New Book Helps People Give Speeches More Effectively
SANTA ROSA, Calif., February 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Everyone fears giving a speech. Palms get sweaty, knees go weak and the words that were once written down are erased from the mind from the saturation of nervous perspiration. Nancy Dill has the solution for the anxiety of public speaking. Her new book, Speak Up: A Practical Guide in the Elements of Effective Speaking (now available through 1stBooks Library) gives the easy-to-follow steps to becoming an effective speaker.
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Northrop Grumman's Fire Scout UAV Completes Four-Hour Flight -- Longest Yet
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector continued its successful envelope expansion of the U.S. Navy Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned system with a four-hour mission Feb. 8, the longest flight test to date. Northrop Grumman now has conducted more than 35 flights in the ongoing test demonstrations since May 2002.
SCA Completes U.S. Packaging Acquisition
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SCA (Other OTC:SVCBF) has acquired the North American protective packaging company Specor Systems, Inc. for a purchase price of USD 9 M (SEK 77 M) on a debt-free basis. Specor Systems, with two production units in Wisconsin and one in Minnesota, produces customized packaging, which complements SCA's protective packaging operations in the U.S. Synergies will be achieved through the opportunities that exist for consolidation with the SCA production units in southern Wisconsin.