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Sempra Energy Reaches Agreement to Settle Energy Crisis Class-Action Litigation
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) and its two California utilities, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), today announced that they have entered into a settlement agreement to resolve the claims of litigants in several class-action lawsuits related to the Western U.S. energy crisis of 2000-01, including the Continental Forge, Nevada and some natural gas price reporting cases. Under the terms of the settlement, Sempra Energy and its utilities vigorously deny any wrongdoing.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Deadline: January 9, 2005 is the Last Day to Join Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP's Shareholder Class Action Against Blockbuster, Inc. -- BBI
NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas on behalf of shareholders who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Blockbuster, Inc. ("Blockbuster" or the "Company") (NYSE:BBI) between September 8, 2004 and August 9, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Innovative Food Holdings, Inc.
Food Innovations, Inc. Announces Record Fourth Quarter Sales
NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Specialty food distributor, Food Innovations, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Innovative Food Holdings, Inc., (Pink Sheets:IVFH), today announced record-breaking sales during the fourth quarter of 2005. Bolstered by a record day and week during the month of December, sales in the fourth quarter of 2005 exceeded all previous periods in the Company's history. Previously forecasted sales of $1.7 million for the quarter were also met, exceeding the same period in 2004 by over 30%.
ATA Airlines, Inc.
ATA Airlines Announces `No Time Like Now Sale'
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Through Jan. 10, 2006, ATA is celebrating the new year by offering low sale fares for travel between more than 50 cities nationwide for as low as $64(a) (daily, each way, based on 7-day advance purchase in coach class on ata.com). With fares this low, both business and leisure travelers are finding there's no time like the present to enjoy ATA's affordable and convenient service nationwide.
Noah's Wish Announces 2006 Schedule for National Animal Disaster Response Team Volunteer Training
NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Noah's Wish will visit 10 cities across the United States and Canada in 2006 to recruit and train volunteers for their National Animal Disaster Response Team. The three-day training program is a requirement for volunteers who want to participate in animal rescue and recovery during disasters. Noah's Wish is a non-profit organization that works exclusively to rescue and shelter animals in disasters and relies on this trained core of volunteers who respond when disaster strikes.