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The World of Ungolden Silence -- Thought Provoking Novel is An Exploration of How Rape is Treated in the United States
HOUSTON, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rape is a crime where, more often than not, criminals escape unscathed because rape victims are reluctant to come forward and report what happened to them. Could the reason be that the rapist is the victim's boss, teacher, colleague, boyfriend, a family member, a casual acquaintance, or maybe a stranger? Author Lydia E. Brew's Ungolden Silence is an exploration of how rape is treated in the United States and reveals significant insights on this crime.
CoStar Group, Inc.
Using Sophisticated Theft and Fraud-Detection Tools, CoStar Group Protects Legitimate Customers by Catching and Prosecuting Passcode Sharers, Recovering Just Under $2 Million in 2008
BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP), the number one provider of information/marketing services to the commercial real estate industry, announced today that its ongoing efforts to detect and prosecute unscrupulous firms and individuals who attempt to access CoStar's copyright-protected information and images illegally have proven highly effective. In 2008 alone, CoStar filed seven lawsuits and recovered approximately $1.8 million in back fees and new licensing revenues from more than 100 different companies engaged in passcode misuse and data theft.
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corporation
Aladdin Trading and Company Acquires Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp.
MIAMI, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aladdin Trading and Company, trading on the Pink Sheets under the symbol ALDI (Pink Sheets:ALDI), announced today it has acquired and changed its name to Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corporation and redomiciled as a Florida Corporation. The new company will operate and acquire casinos and sports books throughout the Caribbean beginning with the Dominican Republic. The company has applied for a new cusip number and will file for a new trading symbol, and will announce the same when it becomes official. A new information statement will be uploaded today to inform the public of its new business operation.
SunOpta Announces Fiscal 2008 Year-End Results
TORONTO, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta" or "the Company") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods and natural health products, today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008. All amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars and results are reported in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Announces Chief Financial Officer Change
IRVINE, Calif., March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of telescopes and other optical products, today announced the resignation of Paul Ross, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. At the same time, the Company announced his successor, John Elwood. Mr. Ross will continue in full time active service to the Company until April 1, 2009.
MMC Energy, Inc.
MMC Energy, Inc. Announces Sale of Equipment
NEW YORK, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MMC Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMCE) announced today that it signed and closed a definitive agreement to sell its contracts to purchase two natural gas compressors for $2.1 million to an affiliate of Wellhead Electric Company, Inc.