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Franchise Capital Corporation
Franchise Capital Corporation Opens New Phoenix Area Corporate Offices
PHOENIX, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Franchise Capital Corporation (OTCBB:FCCN) today announced that the company has completed its move to new offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, just outside of Phoenix. The new offices are a part of the company's ongoing expansion program with upwards of 35 new Kokopelli Sonoran Grill restaurants slated for development in locations across the United States and additional franchise development agreements currently in negotiation.
Famed Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Selects FieldTurf
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium has selected FieldTurf as its new surface, it was jointly announced today by Liberty Bowl Stadium Manager Terry Norman and FieldTurf CEO John Gilman. The turf installation is expected to begin in about a month, and the new FieldTurf is expected to be ready well in advance of the University of Memphis' nationally-televised 2005 football home opener against Ole Miss on September 5. The new FieldTurf will replace the natural grass field and artificial turf sidelines that have been used most recently at the Liberty Bowl.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) plans to publish its first quarter 2005 earnings results after the close of market trading on Monday, May 9, 2005. The Company is scheduled to conduct its first quarter earnings conference call at 9:30 a.m. CT (10:30 a.m. ET) on Tuesday, May 10, 2005. Along with first quarter results, Dobson may comment on how recent trends might affect results for 2005 as a whole.
Sempra Energy Unit Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Gazprom
SAN DIEGO and MOSCOW, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today announced that Sempra Global, the umbrella for the company's businesses operating in competitive energy markets, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Gazprom, the largest natural gas producing company in the world, to cooperate in the delivery and associated marketing of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in North America.
ASM International NV
ASM International N.V. Receives Order for Atomic Layer Deposition Equipment
BILTHOVEN, Netherlands, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASM International N.V. (Nasdaq:ASMI) (Amsterdam:ASM) today announced that it has received a purchase order from a key U.S. customer for a 300mm capable Polygon(r) atomic layer CVD cluster tool to support advanced 65nm high-k gate stack development, including metal gate electrode materials. Delivery is planned for the current quarter.
Walt Disney Internet Group
Celebrate Moms with a Little Help from FamilyFun.com
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whether she's your mother, grandmother, spouse, or an honorary mom, FamilyFun.com has a multitude of creative ideas to show appreciation on Mother's Day. The site's A Day for All Moms section (www.familyfun.com/mothersday) features an assortment of Mother's Day ideas, including easy-to-make delicious treats for a surprise breakfast in bed, plus home-made cards, crafts, and other gifts that will show mom just how much she means to you. Also on the site are Mother's Day gift suggestions to make in the classroom, including clay hearts, personalized flowerpots, and more.