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Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers $25 Million for Construction Contracts and Projects
HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider about $25 million for construction contracts and projects, including sound reduction and environmental matters, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Mizati Luxury Alloy Wheels, Inc.
Mizati's Chief Operating Officer Resigns
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mizati Luxury Alloy Wheels, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MZTI), a distributor of high-quality luxury alloy wheels for passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks, announced today that its COO, Fred Croft, has resigned from the Company.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C. Announces Initiation of Investigation Into China Sunergy Co Ltd.
METAIRIE, La., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C. ("O'Bell") announces that it has commenced an investigation into China Sunergy Co Ltd. ("China Sunergy" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CSUN) to determine whether it has violated federal securities laws in connection with its May 2007 public stock offering. Shares of the company fell to an intra-day low of $4.97 after the solar cell maker announced that is has posted a quarterly loss, cut its production target for the year, and said its chief financial officer James Shaofeng Qi will step down. Shares of China Sunergy went public at $11 per share.
An Elite Military Contingent Travels to the Past in New Novel -- Strike at the Heart: The First Mission
GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- A group of terrorists have unleashed a virulent virus in Nairobi and thousands are feared dead. Captain John Harris is chosen to head an elite team from the U.S. Army sent to aid Kenya's capital city. But it was a mission that goes beyond Harris's wildest expectations. In the blink of an eye, the special convoy is sucked into a time gate and transported thousands of years back. In this ancient time, they encounter an African princess whose tribe fears of being massacred by its most hated enemies. Captain Harris and his team find themselves caught in a tribal war and possibly stuck in the past. L.W. Berrie's new book Strike at the Heart: The First Mission has a fast-paced and action-filled plot that takes the reader into a one-of-a-kind journey to ancient Africa, two warring peoples, and their rich cultures.
Who Said Real Life Was Anything Like 'The Gentleman's Game?' -- Author James Ross Weaves a Gripping and Intriguing Tale of One Man's Challenges
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- So, do you really know what goes on in your local pro shop? Sometimes, in business or in sports, no one really knows if a person is a friend or a foe. If it deals with money, fame, and power, it's possible that partnerships break, colleagues clash, and even friends become enemies. This is what J Dub Schroeder, head golf pro in a public golf course operation realizes as he learns of the bad side of life and the people responsible for it. Experience the ins and outs of a golf course operation as J Dub, the head golf pro, takes you on a fateful journey, in this suspenseful tale, Lifetime Loser, by author James Ross.