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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Sale of New York Retail Branch
DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) has today announced that it has agreed to sell its New York Retail Branch at 405 Park Avenue to Atlantic Bank of New York. The AIB Retail Branch includes consumer and small business deposits and loans. Atlantic Bank will commence the provision of full banking services from the existing branch location following the appropriate regulatory approvals.
Go-today.com: Experience Lima, Cusco & Machu Picchu From $999!
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Go-today.com is excited to offer you a travel deal out of the ordinary, including a visit to the wonders of Machu Picchu, from as low as $999 per person. Combine a stay in the city of Lima - offering a variety of cultural, social & recreational attractions, with Cusco - the home to Machu Picchu and remnants of the mysterious Incan empire. The most proficient Peruvian tour guides guide the tours, and you will be met and transferred for all your airport and train connections. So pack your bags, and get ready to experience the magical country of Peru.
Celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong with Go-today.com; Air & 6 nights hotel from $599!
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Come to Hong Kong for a quintessential Asian experience - spend Chinese New Years with the locals, view the New Year's Eve fireworks in Hong Kong Harbor and enjoy a special Chinese New Year's Day Parade Extravaganza! On a normal day, Hong Kong already possesses one of the most stunning urban panoramas in the world. And venturing outside the energetic downtown rea that is a shopper's and a gourmet's paradise, there are also enclaves of Chinese village life to be found. Over this special week on the Chinese's lunar calendar, you can enjoy the many attractions of this amazing city amid a festive atmosphere and discover its many traditions that can only be seen and experienced once a year!
KNNX Urban Apparel to Launch New Line of Urban-Streetwear Clothing at The 2003 Black Business Expo and Trade Show in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Los Angeles-based KNNX Urban Apparel (KNNX) is scheduled to launch its new line of Urban/Streetwear apparel during the Los Angeles Black Business Expo and Trade Show (LABBETS), one of Los Angeles County's largest consumer-based expos. The debut timing for KNNX (pronounced "Connects") is in perfect alignment with LABBETS first-ever West Coast Fashion Summit and Urban Streetwear Show. KNNX will exhibit the entire duration of the LABBETS expo. The expo begins Friday Sept. 12th and ends Sunday Sept. 14th.
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C.
Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. -- CHKP
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. announces that it filed a securities class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ("Check Point" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CHKP) between July 10, 2001 through April 4, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Increases and Prices Private Offering of 8 7/8% Senior Notes Due 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) today announced that it had increased the size of its private offering of Senior Notes due 2013 (the Notes) from $600 million to $650 million aggregate principal amount, and that the Company had priced the offering at par so that the new notes bear interest at a stated rate of 8 7/8%. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on September 26, 2003. The net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under a new $700 million credit facility that Dobson Communications expects to obtain, will be used to refinance and replace the existing credit facilities of the Company's subsidiaries, to fund the repurchase of Dobson/Sygnet 12 1/4% senior notes, to fund the repurchase of a portion of Dobson's outstanding 12 1/4% senior preferred stock, and for general corporate purposes.