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Port of Houston Authority
Photo Release -- Thompson-Draper Reappointed To PHA Commission
HOUSTON, Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Harris County Commissioners Court on November 23 reappointed Cheryl Thompson-Draper to the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) Commission. Initially appointed to the PHA commission by the county commission in July 2000, Thompson-Draper is the third woman to serve on the port commission since the inception of the original Ports and Harbors Board in 1909 and the first appointed by the county commission and county judge.
Advanced Technology Industries, Inc.
Advanced Technology Industries, Inc. Announces the Consummation of the Merger with LTDnetwork, Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Advanced Technology Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AVDI) (the "Company") announced today the closing of the merger with LTDnetwork, Inc. ("LTD") and the consummation of its acquisition of Alfa-Pro Products GmbH ("Alfa-Pro") and the intellectual property rights of certain individuals related to Alfa-Pro. In connection with such transactions, Allan Klepfisz, the Chief Executive Officer of LTD, has been named as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Royal Group Technologies Limited -- RYG
BALTIMORE, Dec. 15, 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 Royal Group Technologies Limited (NYSE:RYG) between February 11, 1999 and October 13, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Timeline Announces Resignation of Frederick W. Dean
BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Timeline, Inc. (OTCBB:TMLN) -- Frederick W. Dean, a director of Timeline, Inc. since April 1998, will be leaving the company's Board of Directors and terminating his position as an officer of the company effective December 15, 2004 in conjunction with accepting a position with a reseller of Timeline products.
Entertainment Games, Inc.
eGames General Counsel to Run Disney Half Marathon to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
LANGHORNE, Pa., Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- eGames, Inc. (OTCBB:EGAM), a publisher of Family Friendly(TM) consumer entertainment PC software games, today announced that Ellen Pulver Flatt, the company's Vice President and General Counsel, will run in the Walt Disney World(R) Half Marathon on Sunday, January 9, 2005 to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Extraordinary General Meeting of OMX Shareholders
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with the offer to the shareholders of Copenhagen Stock Exchange (CSE), the Board of Directors of OMX has today decided to call an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders to take place on February 3, 2005 at 16.00 CET at the OMX office on Tullvaktsvagen 15 in Stockholm, Sweden. At this meeting, the Board of Directors of OMX will, among other things, present a proposal to OMX shareholders regarding a mandate to authorize to the Board to issue new shares as consideration in the offer to the shareholders of CSE.
Saab Wins RBS 70 Order From Czech Republic
LINKOPING, Sweden, Dec. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab Bofors Dynamics AB has won another contract for the RBS 70 Air Defence Missile System, this time with the Czech Armed Forces as the end customer. The order is worth MSEK 204 to Saab.