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The Gift of Expression -- New Book Blends Art, Language into Creative Legacy
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Belle Schiff has moved through life with great awareness. Her rugged childhood environment, the many cultures she has experienced and the gifted people surrounding her have all inspired her and culminate in her book, From Spruce to Magnolia: Poems, Thoughts, and Tales of Nature: Earth, Human, Divine (now available through AuthorHouse).
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AVL Global, Inc. to Hold Shareholder Conference Call
PORT HURON, Mich., Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AVL Global, Inc. would like to update its shareholders on recent activity by holding a call-in shareholders conference call to be held within the next 48 hours. Details of the call will be announced on our website, www.avlglobal.biz with the call-in numbers and time. Please watch for this announcement later today.
Author Shows Readers the World -- Locales Come to Life in New Book by Veteran Traveler
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., February 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Since he was a child, J. Antonio Perez has traversed the globe. From China to the colonial sites of Boston, his adventures have taught him an enormous amount about people and history. He chronicles his journeys in his new book, I Was There: Memorable World Journeys Including Prowling the Pacific in Time of War (now available through AuthorHouse).
The Past Revisited -- New Book Explores Colonization, Plantations, and More in South Carolina
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Merlene Hutto Byars is widely known for her love of preserving history and by the books she has authored about the state of South Carolina -- its past and evolution. But her new book Colonization, Plantations and More in South Carolina is distinct from the rest. Here, she presents an intelligent exploration of how America developed and advanced despite political and religious odds and the role South Carolina played in all this.
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Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Hypercom Corporation -- HYC
BALTIMORE, Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Hypercom Corporation (NYSE:HYC) between April 30, 2004 and February 3, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Pomerantz Firm Obtains $23 Million Judgment In Federal Court
NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Former Broadway producers Garth Drabinsky and Myron Gottlieb -- who were responsible for hits including 'Ragtime' -- were ordered by Manhattan federal judge Victor Marrero to pay $23,333,146 to investors who bought notes issued by Livent, Inc., a now-bankrupt entertainment company. Drabinsky was formerly Livent's Chairman and Chief Executive. Gottlieb was formerly Livent's President.
Utility-Sponsored New Home Programs Help Builders Get on the Energy-Efficiency Bandwagon, New Chartwell Report Shows
ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Educating builders, homeowners and realtors about energy efficiency, providing financial incentives, and helping market energy-efficient new homes and their builders are among the ways utilities have begun stepping into the new home construction industry. Other utilities provide third-party credibility through the inspection and certification of new energy-efficient homes, publicize energy-efficient mortgages to help more potential homeowners qualify for higher financing, or use a variety of other strategies. Details on utilities' efforts in this arena can be found in Chartwell's latest report, Utility Energy-Efficient New Home Construction Programs.