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Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Puts the World on Sale for the Holidays
ATLANTA, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For Delta Air Lines' customers who are stumped for that last-minute holiday present, the airline has the perfect solution: give the gift of travel. Forget the ties, bathrobes and bedroom slippers. Beginning today, Delta is offering special low sale airfares for a limited time to scores of great destinations in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Chelsea Therapeutics Reports Positive Preliminary Results From Phase Ib Trial of CH-1504
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd. (OTCBB:CHTP) has successfully completed the Phase Ib trial of its leading drug candidate, CH-1504, an orally available, metabolically inert, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor agent for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease and certain cancers. Data from this multiple ascending dose study demonstrates that CH-1504 is safe and well tolerated at all evaluated doses, with no clinically significant abnormalities observed.
eWAN 1, Inc.
EWAN Receives $300,000 and Signs First Domestic Distributorship Agreement for its Triple Play Set Top Box Combining Internet TV, Data, Video and Telephone
SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- eWAN1, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EWAN), today announced it has signed a Letter of Intent with Chicago-based 1i Limited, in which the Company has granted 1i a one-year exclusive distribution agreement for its triple play set top box, combining Internet TV, data, video and telephone, from January 1, 2006 until January 1, 2007, for the entire State of Illinois. EWAN will receive $300,000, and will provide technical and operational assistance and technical support to 1i, including training of personnel and assisting with the setup at 1i's operational site. 1i will have the right to sell under EWAN's name and any other trade names owned by EWAN.
CDMA Development Group
CDG Congratulates Telefonica on its Launch of 1xEV-DO Services in Venezuela
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) congratulated Telefonica Moviles today on its commercial deployment of 3G CDMA2000(r) 1xEV-DO services across major markets in Venezuela. Under the brand name "Play 3G," the operator will offer its customers broadband wireless multimedia services. This represents the carrier's fourth EV-DO deployment in the region.
Luminart Corp. To Exhibit At CES In Las Vegas, January 5-8
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Luminart Corp. (Pink Sheets:LUMP) will be exhibiting in the Launch TechZone at the Sands in booth 71216H. The Sands Expo and Convention Center, which is scheduled to open early at 8 a.m. each day of the show, will serve as the new destination for Innovations Plus at the 2006 International CES.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP Files Suit Against Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., Zicam, LLC and Botanical Laboratories, Inc. on Behalf of Victim of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel -- MTXX
NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (www.yourlawyer.com) announced that it has filed suit against Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq:MTXX), Zicam, LLC and Botanical Laboratories, Inc. on behalf of a victim who lost her senses of smell and taste after using Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Shreveport, Louisiana. For more information on Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, please visit www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Zicam/.
EYI Industries Inc
EYI Ships Code Blue Units
BURNABY, British Columbia, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EYI Industries Inc. ("EYI") (OTCBB:EYII), (http://www.StopDrinkingPoison.com), a marketer of products that promote well-being and a healthy lifestyle, is pleased to announce that it has commenced shipment of 6,000 Code Blue water filtration units, consisting of pitchers and filters to its distributors and customers in the United States. An additional 1,000 Code Blue water filtration units will be shipped to Canada for our Canadian distributors and customers.
Stora Enso Oyj
Stora Enso's Profitability Improvement Programs Ahead of Schedule
HELSINKI, Finland, Dec. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stora Enso (NYSE:SEO) today announced that Stora Enso's profitability improvement programs are progressing faster than anticipated. The Profit 2007 program, with pre-tax profit improvement of EUR 300 million net, will have approximately EUR 50 million of provisions recorded in the fourth quarter 2005, mainly for redundancy costs. As previously announced, provisions of approximately EUR 310 million related to asset closures under the Asset Performance Review (APR) will also be recorded in the fourth quarter of 2005.