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UPPSALA, Sweden, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given that your attendance is requested at the Annual General Meeting of Pricer AB (publ) which will be held in the Company's premises, Bergkallavagen 20-22, Sollentuna, at 5 pm on Thursday, 13 May 2004.
Maxim Pharmaceuticals Receives Approval From FDA of a Treatment Protocol for Ceplene in Advanced Malignant Melanoma
SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxim Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MAXM) (SSE:MAXM) today announced that its treatment protocol to provide its investigational drug Ceplene(TM), in combination with interleukin-2 (IL-2), for the treatment of patients with advanced malignant melanoma, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The treatment protocol allows Maxim to provide expanded access of Ceplene to patients in the United States while investigation of the drug continues in the Company's confirming Phase 3 clinical trial.
Volvo -- Invitation to Press Conference
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo hereby invites the mass media to a press conference on Friday, April 23 in conjunction with the release of the Volvo Group's report on the first quarter 2004.
Crucell Announces First Quarter 2004 Results
LEIDEN, Netherlands, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2004. Crucell's revenues for the first quarter were EUR 4.0 million (US$ 4.9 million) compared to EUR 2.1 million (US$ 2.6 million) for the same quarter in 2003. The increase relates primarily to revenues recognized from an agreement with Aventis Pasteur for the co-development of a new generation of influenza vaccines, as well as to additional licensing and other revenues. The Company reported a net loss for the quarter of EUR 7.0 million (US$ 8.5 million) compared to EUR 3.6 million (US$ 4.4 million) in the same quarter last year. The increase is primarily due to non-cash expenses related to long-term incentive plans. Cash and cash equivalents increased by EUR 1.0 million (US$ 1.2 million) to EUR 88.2 million (US$ 107.4 million) during the quarter.
Tele2 -- Notice of Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB hereby invites shareholders of Tele2 AB to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on Wednesday 12 May 2004 at 1.30 p.m. CET at Brasserie by the Sea, Tullhus 2, Skeppsbron, Stockholm.
Presentations For Proha Capital Markets Day
HELSINKI, Finland, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today on April 14, 2004 Proha Plc is having a capital markets day beginning at 12.30 for investors, analysts and media. Topics discussed include software market developments, Proha Group's software products and customer cases as well as progress of the Group's organizational restructuring.
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Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against NovaStar Financial, Inc. -- NFI
BALTIMORE, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of NovaStar Financial, Inc. ("NovaStar") (NYSE:NFI) common stock during the period between October 29, 2003 and April 8, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
24-Hour Summer Supersale Starting April 14th!
BOTHELL, Wash., April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Go-today.com is holding a ONE-DAY only sale starting Wednesday, April 14th at 4:00pm PDT through Thursday, April 15th at 4:00pm PDT. Prices have been slashed to only $499 on go-today.com's summer supersale specials to London, Paris and Brussels. Experience the romance and charm of Paris, enjoy the historic beauty of Brussels or indulge yourself in a trip to the royal city of London. Take advantage of this spectacular sale price and book your reservation during the designated 24-hour sale period!
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Delivers Expanded College Internship Program
HOUSTON, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Due to overwhelming response, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) has expanded its college internship program. The program is open to students who are permanent residents of Harris County, Texas and currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at accredited colleges and universities.