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Latin - Guard Western Heritage; New Book Helps Students Understand Latin
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., October 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carpe diem: Seize the day. For thousands of students across the country, this adage can be applied to any difficulties they will encounter in their Latin studies. For those who cannot seize the day in their classes, John Bonynge offers help. His new book, Notes to Help Students of Classical Latin (now available through 1stBooks), is a helpful book for those learning one of the world's greatest languages.
Forget 'Cops and Robbers,' Try This Game: Fast-paced novel features battle between dirty politicians and a Christian family backed by angels
ANNANDALE, Va., Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As the first presidential election since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the coming year may see many candidates with renewed interests in carrying terrorism and military force -- both for and against -- policies on their platform. Along with the emergence of candidates, there usually comes a deluge of media coverage and public scrutiny of the presidential hopefuls. In Marjorie J. Newton's newly released novel, Where Have All the Angels Gone (now available through 1stBooks), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) enlists the help of an unusual spy force not to expose the political contenders themselves, but the conspiracy behind their selection.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against Labranche
NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against LaBranche & Co., Inc. ("LaBranche") (NYSE:LAB) and G. Michael LaBranche, on behalf of persons who purchased Labranche common stock on the open market from August 19, 1999 through October 15, 2003. The action was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, located at 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York 10007, and assigned Civil Action No. 03-8255. The complaint can be viewed on Wolf Popper's website or obtained from the Court.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Midway Games, Inc. -- MWY
BALTIMORE, Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Midway Games, Inc. (NYSE:MWY) between December 11, 2001 and July 30, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Laboratories Adds United States Patent to Surfactant Patent Estate
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing its proprietary surfactant technology as Surfactant Replacement Therapies for respiratory diseases, announced today the issuance of United States Patent number 6,613,734, "Peptide-Containing Liposomal Surfactants." This composition of matter patent covers a wide variety of combinations of peptides, proteins and other molecules related to Discovery's proprietary humanized pulmonary surfactant technology. The patent also includes methods of making and using the molecules.
SkyePharma PLC -- Director Shareholding
LONDON, Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkyePharma PLC ("the Company") (Nasdaq:SKYE) (LSE:SKP): As previously disclosed in the Company's Annual Report 2002, Mr Gowrie-Smith, Executive Chairman, had agreed in principle, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, to the transfer of ordinary shares to his wife in contemplation of a divorce settlement.
110 Media Group
Canadian Prescription Drugs No Longer Only For Seniors; Now College Students Can Save Too!
MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- MarketShare Recovery, Inc. (OTCBB:MSRY) today announced that StudentBirthControl.com has engaged the Internet marketer to manage the email-based marketing and promotion campaign. America's senior citizens have been boarding buses for years, their destination, Canada, their search, affordable prescription drugs. Now those savings have been extended to America's college campuses in the form of birth control.