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International Star, Inc.
Video Available: International Star Inc. Announces The Effective Date For a 3:1 Forward Split and New Symbol For ISRI
HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Star Inc. (Pink Sheets:ISRI) today announced that NASDAQ has approved plans for a 3:1 forward split of the company's common stock. As a result, shareholders of record will receive three shares for each share held as of the opening of the stock market on the effective date, Feb. 22, 2005. As of today total number of shares outstanding for ISRI is 64,428,741, after the 3:1 Forward Split total number of shares outstanding will be 193,286,223.
Horizon Offshore Inc.
Horizon Offshore Provides Update Regarding Recapitalization and Refinancing of Indebtedness
HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Horizon Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOFF) announced that it has amended its EXIM guaranteed revolving credit facility, agented by Southwest Bank of Texas, N.A. (Southwest Bank), to further extend its maturity date to February 28, 2005. The amendment requires that the Company prepay $3.2 million under the facility by February 22, 2005. Future collections on foreign receivables will pay down the outstanding $4.8 million under the EXIM guaranteed facility. The Company had earlier extended the January 21, 2005 maturity date to February 11, 2005 and again to February 18, 2005.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to HHV-6 Virus
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The HHV-6 Foundation, an association formed to raise awareness, funding and further research for human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), has today announced that some cases of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be linked to human herpesvirus 6 A variant (HHV-6A). The announcement comes on the heels of the International Fatigue Conference on Fatigue Science that was held in Japan on February 9-11. The conference was attended by some 200 scientists from around the world.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Veeco Instruments, Inc. -- VECO
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased the common stock and other securities of Veeco Instruments, Inc. ("Veeco" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:VECO), between April 26, 2004 and February 10, 2005 inclusive (the "Class Period"). The class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Shareholder Clients of Scott + Scott, LLC File Securities Lawsuit against Taser International, Inc. - TASR
COLCHESTER, Conn., Feb. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC, a law firm nationally recognized for its dedication to its clients, filed a securities class action lawsuit against Taser International, Inc. ("Taser") (Nasdaq:TASR) in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The lawsuit was filed at the end of January and it is on behalf of all purchasers and /or acquirers of Taser securities between November 4, 2004 and January 6, 2005 (various complaints have been filed in this matter and the precise dates of the class period will be stated when the case is consolidated and the consolidated complaint is filed).