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Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
Enbridge Energy Partners Announces $300 Million Public Notes Offering
HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) (the "Partnership") announced that today it priced an offering of $300 million principal amount of 5.875% Notes due 2016 at an offering price of $99.912 (per $100 of principal) to yield 5.887%. The Notes have been assigned ratings of BBB (stable outlook) by Standard & Poor's and Dominion Bond Rating Service and Baa2 (negative outlook) by Moody's.
MediciNova Announces Initiation of Phase II Clinical Program For MN-221, a Novel Treatment For Status Asthmaticus
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that is publicly traded on NASDAQ (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the Hercules Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (Code Number: 4875), today announced the initiation of the Phase II clinical program to determine the safety and efficacy of MN-221, its novel intravenous product candidate for status asthmaticus. Status asthmaticus is an acute, long-lasting and severe asthma episode that does not respond to initial standard treatments and is potentially fatal.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Port Road Expansion Project, Other Matters
HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved a Port Road expansion project and other matters at its December 18 monthly meeting. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Precomm Signs Agreement With nFinanSe to Distribute Discover Network Prepaid Cards
BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- nFinanSe Inc. (OTCBB:MBEU), which recently changed its name from Morgan Beaumont, Inc., today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide Discover(r) Network Prepaid Cards to Precomm, a prepaid industry leader with a proprietary network of POS (electronic point-of-sale) devices throughout the United States.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline Approaching for Investors of Warner Chilcott Limited -- WCRX
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) ("Pomerantz") would like to remind investors of Warner Chilcott Limited ("Warner Chilcott" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:WCRX) that the deadline is January 2, 2007, to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff. Pomerantz filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District of New York, against the Company and certain officers, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company during the period from September 20, 2006 through September 26, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint alleges violations of the Securities Act of 1933.