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QIAGEN and Idaho Technology Settle Patent Dispute
VENLO, The Netherlands and SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN) (Frankfurt:QIA) and Idaho Technology, Inc. are pleased to announce that the companies have reached a settlement agreement for rights to a suite of intellectual property relating to Corbett's Rotor-Gene(tm) instruments. This settlement preceded QIAGEN's acquisition of Corbett Life Science Pty. Ltd. announced on July 1, 2008. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc. Announces Repurchase Option of Holders 3-3/8 Percent Convertible Senior Notes Due 2033
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) today announced that holders of the Company's 3-3/8% Convertible Senior Notes due September 1, 2033 (the "Notes") have the right to surrender their Notes for repurchase by the Company pursuant to the terms of the indenture governing the Notes. Each holder of the Notes has the right to require the Company to repurchase all of such holder's Notes, or any portion thereof that is a multiple of $1,000 principal amount. The Company will repurchase such Notes at a price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes being repurchased, together with any accrued and unpaid interest. The Company will pay the repurchase price in cash.
Temecula Valley Winery Management
Temecula Valley Winery Management Opens Pioneering Winemaking Facility
TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Temecula Valley Winery Management this month will open a pioneering Virtual Vineyard to Vendor winemaking facility in Temecula, CA that makes it easier for anyone to make, bottle and sell their own wine.