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Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Transmeridian Reports Year End 2004 Results and Proved Reserves
HOUSTON, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Transmeridian Exploration, Inc. (OTCBB:TMXN) reported a net loss of $4.0 million, or $0.05 per share, on revenues of $3.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2004, as compared to a net loss of $5.7 million, or $0.09 per share, on $0.8 million revenues for the year ended December 31, 2003.
ER Urgent Care Holdings Inc
ER Urgent Care to Participate In Pilot Program
MIAMI, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ER Urgent Care Centers (Pink Sheets:ERUG) is pleased to announce that it is in discussions with DSS, Inc. to participate in a pilot program to bring DSS systems, software and infrastructural capabilities and technologies to the commercial marketplace. DSS, Inc. uses advanced technologies to provide software integration for the Veterans Administration's VISTA (Veterans Information Systems and Technologies Architecture) CPRs. ER Urgent Care Centers' executive director Jerry Miller comments, "We believe DSS, Inc. may have the most efficient and effective Medical Record Systems and Administrative Programs, and may prove to be an asset in our future plans of national expansion." Mr. Miller goes on to say that, "As a result of our meeting last December, we believe the practice side of DSS systems capabilities will keep ER Urgent Care Centers on the cutting edge of the delivery of health care."
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter 2004 Results
ATLANTA, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) today reported earnings from continuing operations of $917,000, or $.08 per share, on revenues of $69 million for the fourth quarter of 2004, and earnings of $4.4 million, or $.39 per share, on revenues of $260 million for the fiscal year 2004.
Blyth, Inc. Increases Semi-Annual Cash Dividend by 11 Percent
GREENWICH, Conn., March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home decor and home fragrance products, today announced that it has declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.21 per share on the Company's common stock for the six months ended January 31, 2005. This represents an increase of $0.02 per share, or approximately 11%, above the most recent semi-annual dividend. The semi-annual dividend, authorized at the March 17, 2005 Board of Directors meeting, will be payable to shareholders of record as of April 29, 2005, and will be paid on May 13, 2005.
Betting Favorite Yellow Jackets Ready to Sting G. Washington Colonials
MONTREAL, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The NCAA Tournament brackets have been released, and March Madness has hit college basketball courts around the country. Water cooler bookies log bets from office workers, Las Vegas sportsbooks race to create betting propositions, and online gamblers browse their favorite Internet site eager to place their bets. From college dorm rooms to busy call centers located in Canada, Costa Rica and Antigua, sports bettors and the gaming industry alike are ready for action.
SmallCap Sentinel: Social Security Woes Drive Interest in Financial Services
IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SmallCap Sentinel announced today a report addressing the beleaguered Social Security program and its potential impact upon companies in the financial management sector has been made available to the public through financial courier StockUpTicks.com. "It's no surprise that the present state of uncertainty regarding Social Security has heightened interest in financial management," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark.
Earth Search Sciences, Inc.
Earth Search Sciences Inc. Further Announces Memorandum of Understanding
KALISPELL, Mont., March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Earth Search Sciences, Inc. (ESSI) (OTCBB:ESSE) announced today further material details regarding the news release of February 28, 2005, pertaining to the execution of the Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between the Company and Advanced Explorations Inc. (AEI) (TSX-V:AXI-H) of Toronto, and Geologic Business Solutions Inc. (GBSI) of Toronto, Ontario, dated February 14, 2005.