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Blood and Jade, A Saga of the Maya, by Sally Kohonoski
ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Take a tale from a 1,300-year-old Mayan inscription, add an exotic jungle setting, some warlords, heroes, heroines and ancient myth. What do you get? Blood and Jade, the historical novel by Sally Kohonoski.
FierceVoIP Selects Airvana as One of Its 'Fierce 15' VoIP Companies of 2006
CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Airvana announced today that it has been named to FierceVoIP's annual Fierce 15 list. This distinction honors Airvana as one of the top 15 companies on the cutting-edge of the Mobile Wireless VoIP industry. Winners, selected from amongst hundreds of organizations, demonstrated themselves to be "fierce" through their innovations in the marketplace.
Lindora and Rite Aid Celebrate Grand Opening of Lindora Health Clinic in the Costa Mesa Rite Aid Pharmacy With Free Events For the Public
COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Free flu shots, free health screenings and book signings will headline the grand opening festivities for the new in-store Lindora Health Clinic inside the Rite Aid at 211 East 17th Street in Costa Mesa. The weeklong grand opening festivities are scheduled next week, November 13-17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free screenings include cholesterol, blood glucose, diabetes and bone density, and 200 free flu shots will be administered on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition, best-selling author Cynthia Stamper Graff, president of Lindora, will make two special appearances and sign copies of her successful "Lean for Life" book, which focuses on strategies for weight loss and achieving a healthy lifestyle.
TASER International, Inc.
TASER Wins Summary Judgment in Gosserand Wrongful Death Litigation
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, announced that the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana granted TASER International's motion for summary judgment in the product liability lawsuit filed by Dardenella Gosserand against TASER International, Inc. This is the twenty-seventh wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International.
Power Integrations, Inc.
Power Integrations to Present At UBS Global Communications and Technology Conference
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Power Integrations (Nasdaq:POWI), the leader in high-voltage analog integrated circuits for power conversion, today announced that Balu Balakrishnan, the company's president and CEO, is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Communications and Technology Conference on Wednesday, November 15, 2006. The presentation is scheduled to take place at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel at a revised time of 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. A live and archived webcast will be available on the investor info section of the company's website, www.powerint.com.
SYSCO Increases Quarterly Dividend Payment 11.8 Percent
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced at the company's annual shareholders' meeting that the company's Board of Directors has approved a 11.8 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.19 per share from the current $0.17 per share. The new dividend is payable on January 26, 2007, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on January 5, 2007.
Thorium Power, Ltd.
Thorium Power CEO Seth Grae Invited to Participate in Goldman Sachs Alternative Energy Luncheon On November 10, 2006
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thorium Power Ltd. (OTCBB:THPW) announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Seth Grae, will participate in a private luncheon sponsored by Goldman Sachs focusing on alternative energy investments. A number of cutting edge alternative energy companies will participate at the event, which will be hosted by the head of Goldman Sach's Alternative Energy Investment Effort team. The event is at the Harbor Court Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 10th at 12pm.