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Metro Issues New Shares and Converts Debt
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, June 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that it will issue new shares in order to raise SEK 252 million, and that it will convert SEK 1,151 million of debt into equity.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Action Against Executives of Daisytek International Corporation -- DZTK
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that it filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, on behalf of purchasers of Daisytek International Corporation (Nasdaq:DZTK) ("Daisytek" or the "Company") publicly traded securities during the period between November 9, 2001 and April 28, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. -- FRE
BALTIMORE, June 9, 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 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. ("Freddie Mac") (NYSE:FRE) between January 27, 2003 and June 9, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Kingdom Ventures Inc.
Christian Times to Change Hands -- Kingdom Ventures Adds Nation's Largest Regional Newspaper Chain to Its Media Portfolio
MINDEN, Nev., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kingdom Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB:KDMV), a rapidly growing church development company, announced today it has signed an agreement with the principal shareholders of Keener Communications Group, Inc. (KCG) to acquire nationwide rights to publish Christian Times -- the largest regional Christian newspaper chain. Christian Times currently has a monthly circulation of over 280,000 copies through more than 6,000 churches and Christian retail outlets. It is an eight-time award winner with the Evangelical Press Association and a two-time Angel Award winner. Christian Times is also widely recognized as one of the leading Christian newspapers nationwide.
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
Elandsfontein Drilling Continues to Intercept Merenksy Platinum Reef
VANCOUVER, B.C., June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Drilling by Platinum Group Metals Ltd (TSX Venture Exchange:PTM) on the Elandsfontein property, immediately adjoining Anglo Platinum's Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine, continues to intercept the Merensky platinum bearing reef. Grades of the intercepts with assays received are detailed in the table below. Intercepts include 6.29 g/t three Platinum Group Elements and Gold (3PGEAu) over 2.55 meters in hole ELF22.
NextMED Systems, Inc.
NextMED Establishes Partnership With Sharon Regional Health System
CLEVELAND, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NextMED Systems, a provider of Internet-based medical practice management software and claims-management services, and Sharon Regional Health System, today announced that they have entered into an agreement. Sharon Regional, located in Sharon, Pa., will use NextMED's technology platform, tools and services to manage physician billing and collection operations.
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Purchasers of Winstar Communications, Inc. Between January 5, 2001 and April 5, 2001 -- WCII
ATLANTA, June 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley, LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Winstar Communications, Inc., ("Winstar" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq:WCII), between January 5, 2001, and April 5, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The suit is brought against Credit Suisse First Boston. A copy of the complaint is available on our website, www.classlaw.com by clicking on Winstar, or will be emailed upon request. If you have questions concerning this matter or your rights, please call us or email Jennifer Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org.