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Raptor Investments Inc
Raptor Investments, Inc. Announces LOI With Patent Development Company
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Raptor Investments, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RAPT) announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Micro Connections, Inc. ("MC"). MC is a Las Vegas-based patent development company. MC develops products with potential mass appeal that can be patented. On March 18, 2003, Don Shefler, MC's founder and President, was granted a U.S. Patent (No. 6,533,410 B1) for "ALL OPTICAL NEEDS" ("AON") in the general field of optometry. The invention is a very thin, credit card-sized kit for repairing and maintaining eyeglasses that can be conveniently carried in a wallet or purse.
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes to Launch First Target Date Index Series
NEW YORK, March 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, announced that it will launch tomorrow, April 1, a series of indexes designed as benchmarks for balanced and multiasset-class portfolios with risk profiles that become more conservative over time. The Dow Jones Target Date Indexes and Dow Jones US Target Date Indexes each comprise 10 indexes with "target dates" set at five-year intervals out to 45 years.
Earth Search Sciences, Inc.
Earth Search Sciences, Inc. Provides More Details about the Pending Merger of Its Oil and Gas Subsidiary, Petro Probe, Inc.
KALISPELL, Mont., March 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Earth Search Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB:ESSE) today provided additional information regarding the assets involved in the proposed merger between its subsidiary company Petro Probe, Inc. (PPI) and General Petroleum Inc., (GPI) a privately held company.
Medicore, Inc. Reports 2004 Results
HIALEAH, Fla., March 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medicore, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDKI) announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2004. Revenues for 2004 were $41,768,000, up approximately 36% from $30,807,000 in 2003.
Johnson & Perkinson
Johnson & Perkinson Enlarges Class Period in First-Filed Class Action Lawsuit Against Elan Corp., PLC -- ELN
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recent announcements by Elan Corp., PLC ("Elan") (NYSE:ELN) have caused Johnson & Perkinson ("J&P") to enlarge the Class Period in their first-filed Complaint, which has been amended today, to include all purchasers of Elan Corp., PLC ("Elan") (NYSE:ELN) securities during the period between January 29, 2004 and March 30, 2005 (the "Class Period"). J&P, on March 4, 2005, filed the first class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Elan securities during the period between February 18, 2004 and February 25, 2005. Anyone who wishes to discuss the case or who has information concerning the allegations below is welcome to contact J&P toll free at 1-877-266-2133 or via e-mail at email@example.com. More information can be obtained on Johnson & Perkinson's website at www.jpclasslaw.com.