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Houston is the Site of AutoZone's 4,000th Store
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's largest retailer and a leading distributor of auto parts and accessories, today announced the opening of its 4,000th store. The milestone store is located in Houston, Texas.
BioQuest Technologies Inc.
BioQuest Technology's BioShield 75/Wix Cabin Air Filters to be Carried in All NAPA Auto Parts and AutoCare Locations Nationwide
JUPITER, Fla., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BioQuest Technologies, Inc., (Pink Sheets:BQTG), a leading developer of innovative, environmentally safe antimicrobial products, today announced its BioShield 75/Wix Cabin Air Filters will be carried by NAPA Auto Parts and its more than 12,000 retail locations throughout the U.S. NAPA Auto Parts is the industry leader in world-class auto parts. NAPA filters with BioShield 75 will be available early 2008 at over 6,000 NAPA Auto Parts stores and 12,000 NAPA AutoCare Centers nationwide.
Pomerantz Haudek Reminds Investors of Shuffle Master Inc. of Lead Plaintiff Deadline -- SHFL
NEW YORK, June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) ("Pomerantz") reminds investors of Shuffle Master Inc. ("Shuffle Master" or the "Company") (NYSE:SHFL) that August 3, 2007 is the deadline to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff in the class action. Pomerantz filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court, District of Nevada, against Shuffle Master and certain officers, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of the Company during the period from December 22, 2006 through March 12, 2007, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint alleges violations of Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated there under.
RedChip Companies Inc.
Dave Gentry, President and CEO of RedChip Companies, Inc., Invited to Deliver Small-Cap Presentation to the American Association of Individual Investors Tuesday, June 26, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla., June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- RedChip Companies, Inc., announced today that Dave Gentry, President and CEO of the Company, has been invited to deliver a presentation to the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII). Mr. Gentry's presentation, titled "The RedChip Formula for Discovering Tomorrow's Blue Chips Today (tm)," will include an exclusive look inside RedChip's criteria for selecting small-cap stocks, the keys to minimizing risks in small-cap investing, and why most micro-cap stocks are not followed by Wall Street analysts. Some of RedChip's biggest gainers over the last 12 months include: Drinks Americas Holdings, Inc., with post coverage return of 125 percent, Leading Brands Inc., with post coverage return of 46.03 percent, LJ International Inc., with post coverage return of 221.65 percent, Greenfield Online Inc., with post coverage return of 201.60 percent, and LKQ Corporation, with post coverage return 45.04 percent.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Proposals for Nearly $5 Million in Construction Work for Bayport
HOUSTON, June 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider proposals for up to an additional $5 million in construction work to the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal, up to $1.6 million for maintenance dredging of Woodhouse and Sims Bayou berthing areas and more than $70,000 in port security improvements, including an amendment of the Public Information & Emergency Response (PIER) System, on Tuesday, June 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.