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Thomas Aquinas College
Hefner Ads Trigger College Board Resignation
SANTA PAULA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thomas Aquinas College President Thomas Dillon today announced that Andrew Puzder, president and CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc., has resigned from the college's board of governors. CKE Restaurants owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurant chains and recently launched an ad campaign for its Carl's Jr. restaurants that features Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy Enterprises.
TWI Holdings, Inc.
TWI Holdings, Inc. Announces Nine Month 2003 Financial Results
LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- TWI Holdings, Inc. ("TWI Holdings" or the "Company") is releasing selected financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2003 for the benefit of holders of the 10 1/4% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2010 issued by TWI Holdings' subsidiaries, Tempur-Pedic, Inc. and Tempur Production USA, Inc. (the "Issuers"). TWI Holdings is also announcing a conference call to discuss third quarter results with holders of the Notes on Thursday, November 20 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. Pacific Time). The telephone number for the call is (800) 738-0876. The call will be recorded and can be reviewed until November 26 by calling (800) 642-1687 and using 4135541 as the passcode.
Humana Trans Completes Previously Announced Acquisition
HANOVER, Md., Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Humana Trans Services Holding Corporation (OTCBB:HTSC), a principally engaged firm involved in employee leasing and recruitment services, is pleased to announce that the asset acquisition of Corporate Program Administrators has been finalized. As part of the transaction, which was comprised of cash and stock, the CPA assets were merged into Humana National Program Administrators, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Trans Services.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking and Partner NEC Corporation Deploy Data Center Connectivity Solution for TV Asahi
MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) --ADVA Optical Networking (FSE:ADV), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, today announced that Asahi National Broadcasting Company Limited (TV Asahi Ltd., Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Mr. Sadamichi Hirose) has implemented a new data center connectivity solution with ADVA's Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 2000 system. One of Japan's largest television and broadcasting companies, TV Asahi recently completed and moved into a new headquarters facility in Roppongi Hills. ADVA partner NEC Corporation (Headquarters: Tokyo; President: Mr. Akinobu Kanasugi) installed the FSP 2000 to interconnect TV Asahi's new headquarters with its data center, thereby securing real-time transmission of the company's mission-critical data to a remote location.
OneSource Technologies, Inc.
OneSource Reports Third Quarter 2003 Results
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- OneSource Technologies, Inc., (OTCBB:OSRC) reported consolidated revenues of $802 thousand for the quarter ended September 30, 2003, a 6% increase over third quarter 2002 revenues of $760 thousand. Consolidated year-to-date revenues of $2.4 million were 9% greater than the $2.2 million reported for the first nine months of 2002. The Company reported Net Losses of $18 thousand (less than $0.00 per share) of $115 thousand (less than $0.00 per share) for the quarter-ended September 30 and year-to-date 2003 respectively, compared to Net Income of $37 thousand (less than $0.00 per share) and Net Loss of $20 thousand (less than $0.00 per share) respectively for the quarter ended September 30 and year-to-date 2002.
Breakthrough for Volvo Buses in Budapest
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Buses (Nasdaq:VOLVY) (Other OTC:VOLVF) (Other OTC:VOLAFK) has signed an order for 150 buses for Budapest's municipal transport. This is the first time ever that a foreign company has won an order for municipal transport in Budapest. "This is a big breakthrough for Volvo Buses", says Fredrik Rostad, Sales Manager -- Eastern Europe.
Volvo Truck deliveries -- October 2003
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Nov. 20, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group to date this year declined 4%, compared with the year-earlier period. Mack Trucks was down 26% and Renault Trucks declined by 8%. However, Volvo Trucks posted an increase of 8%.