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Franklin Resources Inc.'s Holdings in Metso to 5.36 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, June 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about an increase in the holding of the mutual funds and separate accounts managed by Franklin Resources, Inc. of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On June 14, 2005, Franklin Resources, Inc's holdings amounted to 3.51 percent of the paid up share capital and 5.36 percent of the voting rights of Metso Corporation after being, on the basis of their previous announcement, 2.82 percent of the paid up share capital and 4.95 percent of the voting rights on January 26, 2005.
Galapagos and Celera Genomics Sign Gene Function Analysis Agreement
ROCKVILLE, M.D. and MECHELEN, Belgium, June 20, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Galapagos today announced that it has entered into a services agreement with Celera Genomics Group (NYSE:CRA), an Applera Corporation business. Under the agreement, Galapagos' services division Galadeno will provide technology and adenoviral reagents enabling Celera to analyze gene function in human cells and validate potential drug targets. Galadeno will receive payments related to its services and technology.Under the terms of the agreement, Galadeno will construct recombinant adenoviruses harboring genes selected by Celera. These custom-made viruses will be used to introduce the genes into various cell types to evaluate their function within biological pathways.
ATA Airlines, Inc.
ATA Holdings Corp. to Retain Investment Bankers for Recapitalization
INDIANAPOLIS, June 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ATA Holdings Corp (Pink Sheets:ATAHQ), the parent company of ATA Airlines, today announced that it intends to engage Jefferies & Company, Inc., SkyWorks Capital, LLC and SkyWorks Securities, LLC to raise funding to support ATA's exit from Chapter 11 reorganization. The engagement is subject to approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana next month.
WorldWater & Solar Technologies
WorldWater & Power Corp. at Washington, D.C. Energy Expo June 21
PENNINGTON, N.J., June 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- WorldWater & Power Corporation (OTCBB:WWAT), a full service provider of solar energy solutions, will be an exhibitor at the 8th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 21. The EXPO will be held in the Cannon Caucus Room (Room 345) of the U.S. House of Representatives from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The EXPO + Forum is free and open to the public. Free Haagen Dazs ice cream will be available to all attendees.
Superclick, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superclick, Inc. (OTCBB:SPCK) announced today Net Sales for the three months ended April 30, 2005 and 2004 were $735,934 and $324,768, respectively. Net Sales for the six months ended April 30, 2005 and 2004 was $2,095,667 and $616,190, respectively. Todd Pitcher, the Company's Chairman and Interim CFO commented that "The three and six month increase of $411,166 and $1,479,477 represents a 127% and 240% increase, respectively, on a year over year basis and is directly attributable to the successful signing of significant contracts and completion of those installations. Continued successes in gaining market acceptance of our product offering contributed to winning additional competitive contracts with high profile customers."
Portrush Petroleum Corp.
Portrush Appoints Wes Franklin to the Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Portrush Petroleum Corporation (TSX-V:PSH) (OTCBB:PRRPF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wes Franklin as a director. Mr. Franklin is a registered geologist with both the state of Washington and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and he is a member of SPE and SEG.
The Shuman Law Firm
Dyer & Shuman, LLP Encourages Former Molson Shareholders Who Received Molson Coors Shares as a Result of the February 9, 2005 Merger to Consider Their Legal Options as Potential Class Members -- TAP
DENVER, June 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Dyer & Shuman, LLP today encouraged (i) former Molson Inc. ("Molson") shareholders who received Molson Coors Brewing Company ("Molson Coors") (NYSE:TAP) shares as a result of the February 9, 2005 merger; (ii) former Adolph Coors Company ("Coors") shareholders who purchased Coors common stock between July 22, 2004 and February 9, 2005; and (iii) Molson Coors shareholders who purchased Molson Coors common stock between February 9, 2005 and April 27, 2005 ("Class Members") to contact Kip B. Shuman of Dyer & Shuman, LLP at 1-800-711-6483 or via email at KShuman@DyerShuman.com, or their counsel of choice, concerning their rights and interests as potential class members in the shareholder class action recently filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Molson Coors and certain of its officers and directors.