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HealthiNation Launches 'Free to Consumer' Website With Interactive Video
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HealthiNation, a health education network, has launched video programming at www.healthination.com. The network, spelled with an "i" for independence, was created to provide an in-depth and entertaining health learning experience through short-format videos covering topics like cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, women's health and health insurance. The Internet launch complements the HealthiNation video on demand service on select digital cable channels.
Frontline Ltd.: Sale of Vessel
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline Ltd. ("Frontline" or the "Company") has agreed to sell its VLCC Front Beijing, which was delivered in 2006, for gross sale proceeds of $141.5 million. Delivery to the buyers is expected to take place in November 2006.
Bar Z Adventures
GPS Ranger Series Technology Invites Visitors to Go...Explore...Discover the Natural and Historic Treasures of the World
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bar Z Adventures, a leading provider of handheld educational GPS (Global Positioning System) technology, announced today the development of two new products, the GPS Ranger(tm) and the Zoo Ranger(tm). These innovative touring devices deliver multimedia content based on satellite recognition of GPS coordinates. They were designed to enhance the visitor experience at national parks, monuments, zoos, and other natural and historic sites. Currently more than half a dozen national parks and monuments are using or are under contract to use this cutting edge technology.
CDMA Development Group
CDMA2000 Operators in India Break New Record in Subscriber Growth
NEW DELHI, India, Sept. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) today announced that CDMA2000(r) operators in India have added an unprecedented 1.77 million net subscribers for the month of August. This brings the total number of CDMA wireless subscribers in India to 36.7 million; CDMA2000 accounts for nearly 30 percent of the total wireless subscriber base in the country. Tata Teleservices and Reliance Telecom continue to be the big players with a combined 34.5 million subscribers.
Seeger Weiss LLP
Missouri Jury Returns $4.5 Million Verdict in Nuisance Suit Against Premium Standard Farms and ContiGroup
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- A state court jury sitting in Jackson County, Missouri returned a $4.5 million combined verdict late Friday night against industrial hog producers Premium Standard Farms, Inc. (Nasdaq:PORK) and ContiGroup Companies, Inc. in favor of six neighbors of the defendants' vast farm operations in northern Missouri. The three-week trial was considered to be a bellwether for the remaining 54 claimants who jointly filed a mass action against the two related defendants in 2002, and whose claims remain to be resolved.