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Penn's Landing Corporation
Free New Year's Eve Fireworks to Dazzle Crowds on Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- December 31, 2003 will end in sparkling delight as Philadelphia's 13th annual free New Year's Eve fireworks show is presented by The Delaware River Port Authority. The New Year's Eve Party on Ice will take place from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. at the Blue Cross RiverRink on Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Career Education Corporation
BALTIMORE, Dec. 10, 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 Career Education Corporation (Nasdaq: CECO) between April 22, 2003 and December 2, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Plans to Apply for NMS Listing as Asset Base Grows
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, the Board of 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT) moved forward with its plan to move the company's listing to the NASDAQ national market system from the Bulletin Board. The Board agreed that it is in the best interest of the Company and its shareholders to move the listing to NASDAQ. Projects currently underway, such as the joint venture with HCIA to acquire the Radisson Hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, will increase the Company's asset base more than sufficiently to meet minimum capital requirements. The progression to NASDAQ is a natural result of growth such as 21st Century has been experiencing. 21st Century is moving forward at a rapid pace and needs the support of a larger and more liquid exchange, such as NASDAQ.
Stockwinners.com Option Picks Average Gains of More than One Hundred Percent; Rumors Up Twenty-Six Percent
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Selections featured in recent Stockwinners.com, http://www.STOCKWINNERS.com, Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 111 percent. In the four months ending December 5th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 344 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 111 percent in eleven days. The postings included two hundred twenty-five calls and one hundred nineteen puts.
Kingdom Ventures Inc.
Kingdom Ventures, Inc. Retains Equitilink for Investor Relations
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kingdom Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB:KDMV) is pleased to announce it has retained Equitilink, LLC to lead its financial communications and shareholder relations campaign. A San Diego agency, Equitilink provides a variety of custom services for public companies seeking results-oriented investor relations programs. The selection of the investor relations firm follows several weeks of negotiations between the two companies.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force C4I Contract
HERNDON, Va., Dec. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop an infrastructure supporting the exchange of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) information in a highly mobile, secure operating environment. The Information For Mobile Warrior (IFMW) program will result in an infrastructure that provides the Air Force with a secure mobile communications solution using a wide range of existing and future tactical and commercial wireless radio technologies.
The World Turned Upside Down -- New Book Examines History of Democracy in America
COLUMBUS, Ind., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When the colonists triumphed and the British conceded defeat at the Battle of Yorktown, no American band was available to play at the ceremony. The British band played at their own surrender. Today, the song they played is the title of a new book on revolution and democracy, The World Turned Upside Down: The Advent of the American Revolution (now available through 1stBooks), by Fred Meyer.
From Hell to Heaven -- Author reveals the arduous path she traveled from Nazi Germany to a better life
BOCA RATON, Fla., December 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "For those who say the holocaust never happened, I am here to say it did," writes author Gisela M. Venable. In her memoir, Gisela: From Hell to Heaven (now available through 1stBooks), she tells the true story of the horrors that befell her family, friends and neighbors in her hometown of Krefeld, Germany, under Hitler's bloody reign.