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EMS Technologies, Inc.
United Arab Emirates Selects EMS SATCOM for Expertise to Establish Search and Rescue Capabilities
OTTAWA and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS SATCOM, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), reported today at IDEX, a defense technology exhibition in Abu Dhabi that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has selected EMS SATCOM to deliver a comprehensive Search and Rescue (SAR) solution to the UAE. The contract, which would be worth approximately $5 million, is the impetus for creating a National Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) and Secretariat in the UAE with deliverables that include draft policy, legislation, regulations, organizational planning and protocol guidelines to help empower the new SAR center. EMS SATCOM's COSPAS-SARSAT products will be a central foundation for an enhanced SAR monitoring and response solution.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP & Neblett, Beard & Arsenault LLP Investigating Thousands of Claims Involving Illnesses From Recalled Peanut Butter and Warns Pet Owners Not to Feed the Recalled Peanut Butter to Their Animals
NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP (www.yourlawyer.com) and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault LLP are advising pet owners to check the brand of peanut butter before giving it to their pets. Last week, ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) recalled huge quantities of Great Value brand peanut butter, which is sold at Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), and Peter Pan brand peanut butter, which is sold at stores around the world. The law firms have been contacted by many pet owners whose pets have become sick and, in some cases, have died after ingesting Peter Pan or Great Value peanut butter. Pet owners often give peanut butter to their pets as treats. The firm has also been contacted by thousands of people who believe they became sick due to the tainted peanut butter. If you believe you became ill from eating contaminated peanut butter, you can request a free lawsuit case evaluation by visiting www.peanut-butter-recall.com or www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/peanut_butter_salmonella or by calling 1-800-LAW-INFO (1-800-529-4636).
Ambitious New Novel About the Mary Todd Lincoln Trial -- Nancy Schleifer's Fictional Debut Chronicles the Former First Lady's Rescue From an Insanity Institution
COCONUT GROVE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Against the rich background of post-Civil War Chicago, A Warrant For Mrs. Lincoln blends a unique cast of historical and fictional characters whose lives intertwine during the insanity trial of Abraham Lincoln's widow. The powerful historical context includes the Lincoln assassination; the Chicago fire; Mrs. Lincoln's trial; her interment in the Bellevue institution in Batavia, Illinois; and the valiant rescue of Mrs. Lincoln by Myra Bradwell, the first woman denied admission to the practice of law by the United States Supreme Court. The entire story is told by fictional narrator, Helen Waite, who also recounts her own enduring and frustrated love story in this passionate, literary, and page-turning novel.