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Bucknell Bison Ready to Charge Betting Favorite -- Kansas Jayhawks
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.
Innovation and Caution Must be Built Into Utilities' Formal Product Development Processes, New Chartwell Research Shows
ATLANTA, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the energy industry, introducing new products is risky. Chartwell research shows that dozens of utility products are pulled from the market each year. Product developers must be both innovative and cautious simultaneously. But how can one person or group of people wear two opposite hats? Many utilities have found that a formal product development process provides the framework that allows product developers to go out on a limb with creative ideas while concurrently guarding against failure.
VentureNet Capital Group, Inc.
Venture Net Capital Group, Inc. President and CEO Michael N. Brette Appears On The Let's Talk Stock TV Show
TEMECULA, Calif., March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Venture Net Capital Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VNTN) announces the appearance of Michael N. Brette, President & CEO, on the Let's Talk Stock(tm) show. This upcoming segment, filmed on the floor of the American Stock Exchange, will be featured on the VentureNet website (www.vntrnet.com), as well as on the Let's Talk Stock(tm) website (www.letstalkstock.com). Mr. Brette will provide an informative profile of VentureNet, its goals and plans for the future. VentureNet Capital Group, Inc. specializes in helping with funding pre-public businesses that represent emerging growth opportunities as well as established companies that demonstrate potential for long-term capital growth facilitated by public ownership.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Notice of Filing of Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against ChoicePoint, Inc., Derek Smith, Doug Curling, and Darryl Lemecha -- CPS
NEW YORK, March 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Abbey Gardy, LLP announces that it has commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against ChoicePoint, Inc. ("ChoicePoint" or the "Company"), Derek Smith, Doug Curling and Darryl Lemecha on behalf of purchasers of ChoicePoint common stock (NYSE:CPS) between November 24, 2003 and March 3, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint is available from the court or on our website, www.abbeygardy.com.