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Faces in the Clouds - Author writes of lessons learned in 1950s housing project
CLAYMONT, Del., Sept. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With her highly personal story, author Denise Mitchell offers a candid look at the life she and her family lead in a housing project in the 1950s. In her new book, Faces in the Clouds, (now available through 1stBooks), she writes about the joys and struggles she, her parents and her siblings experienced in Marcy Project. Mitchell writes on a wide range of topics, such as parental behavior, the upbringing of children and her own faith in God.
Voluntary Castaways - New Book Recounts Family's Escape from Materialistic Society to Remote Island
CLAREMONT, Calif., September 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- With a recent power outrage that left 50 million people along the Eastern seaboard without power, many realized the thin veil that separates a technologically advanced society from the primitive. Many consider electricity and the Internet necessities not to be without. For the Anderson family, simplicity was far more attractive. Virginia W. Anderson recounts her family's true adventures of life on an isolated island in By the Wind of the Morning (now available through 1stBooks).
Reflections on Life - New poet expresses thoughts on lessons learned through experience
NORTHPORT, N.Y., September 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Poet Glenn Henderson knows that life is more about love and friendship than material goods and titles. Throughout life, his experiences have molded his view on the world. In his new poetry book, Reflections: A Collection of Memories Through Time (now available through 1stBooks), he writes about the relationships and situations that have boosted his quality of life.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper Files Securities Class Action for Improper Trading Practices at Mutual Funds Including Janus, Bank Of America, Bank One and Strong
NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a class action securities lawsuit charging improper trading practices at mutual fund companies including Janus Capital Group., Inc. (NYSE:JNS), Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC), Bank One Corp. (NYSE:ONE), and Strong Financial. The Complaint is brought on behalf of all persons who acquired mutual fund shares of Janus High-Yield Fund (Nasdaq:JAHYX) and Janus Mercury Fund (Nasdaq:JAMRX) from September 5, 2000 through September 2, 2003 (the "Class Period"), against Janus Capital Group Inc. ("Janus Capital Group"), and its subsidiary, Janus Capital Management LLC ("Janus Capital"), pursuant to the prospectus therefor. The Complaint charges violations of Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 for false and misleading statements and omissions in the prospectuses, and common law breach of fiduciary duty.
QLogic to Present at Nasdaq Investor Conference in Tokyo
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that Frank Calderoni, senior vice president and CFO, will be presenting at the 10th Nasdaq Investor Program at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo on Tuesday, September 9. The presentation, expected to begin at 2:15 p.m. Tokyo Time (1:15 a.m. Eastern Time), will also be available through live and archived webcast through the QLogic website at http://www.qlogic.com/company/investor_relations.asp.
Preventing Sept. 11th - New Book Shows Author's Attempts to Prevent Devastating Attacks
FORTUNE, Maine, Sept. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sept. 11, 2003 marks two years since the most devastating attack since Pearl Harbor shocked America. Images from that day are absorbed in the nation's collective memory in an intertwining mix of horror and bravery. What if it could all have been prevented? Where would America and the nation be today, unaffected by exploding planes, falling buildings and people jumping to their deaths from crumbling skyscrapers? If the leaders had listened to Daniel L. Lion VII, it might have. Now with the release of his new book, The George Washington Prophecy - Before 9/11 and Beyond (now available through 1stBooks), they have another chance to prevent further tragedy.
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Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Emerson Radio Corp. -- MSN
BALTIMORE, Sept. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Emerson Radio Corp. (AMEX:MSN) between January 29, 2003 and August 12, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").