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Tyche Energy Shareholders Elect Jean Claude Bonhomme to Serve as Chairman
TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tyche Energy, Inc., a subsidiary company of Biogenerics Limited (Pink Sheets:BIGN), announced today that effective immediately, Jean Claude Bonhomme will serve as Tyche Energy's Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bonhomme, presently Tyche's Executive Vice President, was elected to the position at the Company's recently held annual shareholders meeting.
Aquila Agrees to Sell Two Illinois Power Plants to AmerenUE
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell two peaking power generation facilities to Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) for a total purchase price of $175 million. Aquila expects to record a pre-tax impairment charge of approximately $160 million, or approximately $100 million after tax, on the sale of the power plants.
AdZone Research, Inc.
AdZone's OPPS System Extends to Three Northern Virginia County Police Forces
CALVERTON, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AdZone Research, Inc. (OTCBB:ADZR) today reported that its recently launched Online Predator Profiling System (OPPS) is now operational and in use by three Northern Virginia county police departments, including the Fairfax and Arlington County Police Departments and the Loudon County Sheriff's Office. These represent some of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., and are suburbs of Washington, D.C.
Abrams Hospitality Marketing
'travelgirl magazine' Welcomes Stephanie Abrams, Radio's Leading Travel Expert, to Its Editorial Team, States Publisher and Co-Founder, Renee Werbin
BOSTON, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Radio show travel expert, Stephanie Abrams, expands her reach from her national presence in broadcasting to print with the January debut of a column in "travelgirl magazine." According to its publisher and co-founder, Renee Werbin, "travelgirl magazine is proud to welcome Stephanie Abrams to our editorial team." Werbin notes that Abrams' vast knowledge of worldwide travel destinations and her wealth of travel experiences will add "depth and insight to our publication. We welcome her wisdom and her expertise. She is one savvy lady and we are delighted to have her input and insights for our readers."
WCA Waste Corporation
WCA Waste Corporation Announces Upgrade of Long-Term Debt Ratings
HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today that Moody's' Investors Service upgraded the rating of WCA Waste Corporation. The upgrade acknowledges WCA Waste Corporation's continued progress in implementing its acquisition-based strategy, recent strong relative performance in terms of organic volume and price increases in excess of industry trends and a favorable pricing environment across the industry. Moody's took the following actions:
National Retail Federation
Guest Speakers Light Up the Stage for Shop.org's FirstLook 2006
WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The brightest minds in online retailing will come together to discuss best practices from the holiday season and plan for the future at Shop.org's FirstLook 2006, January 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Throughout this year's conference, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders as they address 2005's biggest trends and look ahead to what the multichannel retailers can expect in the new year.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Introduces TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE) is new to StockMarketNewsAlert.com. According to D. Baker at First Equity Group, Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive. "The company recently announced that October sales reached $2.06M, an 89% increase versus sales of $1.09M for the same month a year ago. Total revenues were composed of 35% in Wireless Sales and 65% in Telecom Sales. YTD Sales now reach $15.28M, a 65% increase versus sales of $9.27M for the same period a year ago. The company's subscriber line count reached 25,340 as of October 31st."