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Coping With Manic Depression, A Daughter's Own Account of her Father's Struggle with the Rare Condition
OXFORD, Iowa, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- One might wonder why a story on manic depression and suicidal tendencies deserves to be told. Carla Hartl, having been a victim of her father's mental illness, believes that, although her case may be isolated, the untold story -- "Crazy Ray: A Story of Manic Depression with Suicidal and Homicidal Tendencies" (now available from 1stBooks Library) reveals more than the patient's condition, but also the wrongful system that has preyed on ordinary citizens like them.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Sears With Securities Fraud -- S
NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division) against Sears Roebuck & Co. ("Sears" or the "Company") (NYSE:S) and five of the Company's senior officers on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Sears during the period between January 17, 2002 and October 17, 2002 (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit charges that defendants violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by issuing false and misleading statements concerning the Company's business and financial condition, all of which served to artificially inflate the Company's stock price.
On the Wings of Learning: A feather comes alive in this tale and teaches kids about history and language
CENTENNIAL, Wyo., Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Feather, the fluffy, fuzzy feather adorning a bald eagle can talk, see, think and feel. In fact, Feather is an invincible, female feather traveling and living through the centuries up to modern day in the fun, learning book "A Legendary Feather and Her Tale" (now available through 1stBooks Library) by Donna H.B. Smith.
Angstrom Pharmaceuticals Appoints Virgil Thompson as President and CEO
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Angstrom(R) Pharmaceuticals Inc., (San Diego, CA) announced that Virgil Thompson has joined the company as President and CEO. Mr. Thompson has over twenty-five years of industry experience, leading several early stage biopharmaceutical companies including Chimeric Therapies, Inc., Bio-Technology General Corp., and Cytel Corporation. Mr. Thompson also had direct P&L accountability for a billion dollar plus U.S. prescription drug business while President at Syntex Laboratories, Inc.
HumaTech CEO Featured on Internet Web Radio Program by IPOdesktop.com
HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- IPOdesktop.com, in the first of an expected series of Internet radio reports featuring HumaTech, Inc. (OTCBB:HUMT), today interviewed the company's President & CEO, David Williams, about the firm's anticipated continued expansion of worldwide sales and distribution. HumaTech manufactures and distributes organic-based nutrients for animals, as well as humate-based fertilizers for growers of agricultural crops, golf course maintenance and commercial landscapers, as well as mass merchandisers and independent nurseries in the lawn and garden market.