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A Plane is Three Times More Likely to Fatally Crash if Piloted by a Man But JFK, Jr. Got a Bum Rap When His Crash Was Attributed to 'Pilot Error'
MONTVILLE, N.J., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Women, and JFK, Jr. fans in one instance, guessed it, but now comes the proof, says pilot and forensic engineer John F. Gambal. Women suspect that the issues men have with personal relationships also cause aviation crashes. JFK, Jr. fans suspect that the media jumped to the erroneous conclusion of "pilot error" within minutes after his disappearance and the hype caused NTSB investigators to go with the flow in their report of the crash.
Vertex Interactive, Inc.
Vertex Interactive Receives Second Tranche of Funding Under Its New $3 Million Financing Facility
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vertex Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB:VETX), a provider of software technology for order and fulfillment warehouse management, today announced that it has received a further $750,000 of additional gross proceeds under its previously announced agreement with the NIR Group, through its Family of Funds, pursuant to which the Funds have agreed to provide to Vertex up to $3 million principal amount in connection with the sale of 10% Senior Secured Convertible Redeemable Notes.
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines: Invitation to a press conference on June 10 at 1 pm
LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- One of the oldest airlines in the world is breaking stereotypes and rapidly changing. Members of the Sky Team alliance, which Aeroflot will join in a year, highly rated Aeroflot's service. Aeroflot is introducing additional services and offering new opportunities for its passengers in the United States. During the peak of a global airlines crisis, Aeroflot has increased its profits for a third year and is investing in better service and fleet renovation.
Berger & Montague PC
Allos Therapeutics Misled Investors, Berger & Montague Alleges -- ALTH
PHILADELPHIA, June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. (http://www.bergermontague.com) has filed a class action suit against Allos Therapeutics, Inc. ("Allos" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ALTH) and certain of its officers, in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased Allos securities from April 23, 2003 through April 29, 2004 (the "Class Period").
The Toro Company Selects Arbortext to Publish Operator Manuals
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arbortext, the leading provider of Enterprise Publishing Software, today announced that The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC), a leading provider of outdoor maintenance and beautification products for home, recreation, and commercial landscapes around the world, has selected Arbortext software to create and publish its operator manuals.
Walk In The Darkness
TEMPLE, Texas, June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- If he had not been terminated from his job of seven years, Richard W. Abel would not have had the freedom to write Shadowflight, his new book exploring a fantastical realm fraught with foreboding philosophical implications. Sometimes, a curse truly can be a blessing.
Polish Author Pens True Story of 2 Young WWII Survivors in New Book
PALMETTO, Fla., June 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In this unique and haunting new book, two teenagers are separated from their families, evade the Nazis, and survive by themselves during World War II. Based on the true story of author George J. Turlo and his Jewish friend, Noble Hearts is a gripping book about two adolescents from different religions and races escaping Nazi-occupied Poland through their own wit and the help of kind strangers. Polish-born Turlo draws from accurate historical facts about war-torn Poland and the WWII, family memoirs, and his personal experiences in his tale of two young people and their love, courage, and hope during a harrowing and brutal war.