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Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Results for First Quarter 2005
PALATINE, Ill., May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:ACUR) today announced net loss of $1,948,000 for the quarter ended March 31, 2005 compared to a net income of $680,000 for the same period in 2004. During the first quarter of 2005 the Company was focused primarily on research and development activities associated with the Company's proprietary Aversion(tm) Technology and had no product sales revenues. In the same period of 2004 the Company had product sales revenues of $628,000 associated with the phase out of its generic product manufacturing and distribution activities. Also in the first quarter of 2004 the Company recorded gains of $12,401,000 from debt restructuring, $1,754,000 from the divestment of certain non-revenue generating assets and amortization of debt discount and private offering costs of $10,843,000. Loss per share for the first quarter of 2005 was $0.09, compared to basic and diluted earnings per share of $ 0.03 and $0.00 respectively, for the same period in 2004.
Noted Author and Professor of Family Studies Comes to Marygrove College May 19
DETROIT, May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Thursday, May 19, 2005, Marygrove College welcomes Dr. Stephanie Coontz, Professor of History and Family Studies, The Evergreen State College (Olympia, WA), and Director of Research and Public Education for the Council on Contemporary Families, for an open discussion of "Courting Disaster? The World Revolution in Family Life and the Problems with 'Promoting Marriage.'"
Harsco Corporation to Present May 18 at Davenport Institutional Investor Conference
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) said today that Company management will be presenting at the Davenport & Company Institutional Investor Retreat in Williamsburg, Virginia on Wednesday, May 18, 2005. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm ET. Harsco's Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Salvatore Fazzolari, and Vice President of Investor Relations and Credit, Eugene Truett, will discuss Harsco's worldwide growth strategies and business outlook.
Heidelberg Project Creator, Tyree Guyton, Comes to Marygrove College in May
DETROIT, May 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Gallery at Marygrove College closes its 2004-2005 season with an exhibition by internationally recognized Detroit artist Tyree Guyton from May 9-27, 2005, and a reception to meet the artist on May 12 from 5-7 p.m. His "Heidelberg Project" has received national and international attention while causing much local controversy.