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Ernst & Young
Finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Announced in the Metro New York Area
NEW YORK, May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP announced today the finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) Awards 2005 in the metro New York area. The 31 finalists from 24 companies were selected from nearly 50 nominations and inquiries, by a panel of independent judges comprised of area business leaders. The judges included: Mr. James Furnivall, General Partner, Canaan Partners, CT; Mr. Christopher Duda, Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co., NY; Mr. Irwin Simon, President & CEO, Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Long Island; Ms. Natalie Wood, Managing Director, Global Sales, Nasdaq Stock Market, NY; and Mr. Frank Morse, Managing Director, Carter Morse & Mathias, CT. Winners will be announced at an awards banquet on June 15th at the New York City Grand Hyatt.
Wolverine Tube Inc.
Wolverine Tube Announces End To Montreal Plant Strike
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE:WLV) announced today that the unionized employees at its Montreal, Quebec facility ratified a new three-year labor agreement. The employees are members of the United Steelworkers of America Local 6932, known locally in Quebec as the FTQ-Syndicat des Metallos.
Cyberhand Technologies International Inc.
Cyberhand Technologies International, Inc. Launches CT4700 Wireless PDA and Smartphone Keyboard to Top U.S. Retailers
CALGARY, Alberta, May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cyberhand Technologies International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CYHD), a leading computer peripheral design company specializing in innovative wireless ergonomic products for mobile and desktop users, announced that it has shipped ahead of Retail Vision in order to close all orders in advance of the electronics show. Cyberhand's Pocketop MP00018 wireless keyboard has already sold over 400,000 units in the same vertical market with these retailers. A full marketing report will be provided within one month that will serve as a basis to develop a detailed roll-out strategy for all of the selected retailers and the new product lineup.
Lead Plaintiff Deadline Approaching in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tribune Company -- TRB
NEW YORK, May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investors have until July 1, 2005 to seek appointment by the Court as lead plaintiff in the class action lawsuit against the Tribune Company ("Tribune" or the "Company") (NYSE:TRB). Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) filed a class action lawsuit on May 5, 2005 in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, on behalf of purchasers of Tribune securities during the period from January 24, 2002 through July 15, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Scott + Scott, LLC Files First Class Action Lawsuit against Cray Inc. -- CRAYE
SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC (http://www.scott-scott.com) filed a class action in the United States District Court for the District of Washington on behalf of the purchasers of Cray Inc. (Nasdaq:CRAYE) ("Cray" or the "Company") securities between July 31, 2003 and May 12, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Cray is engaged in the design, development, marketing and support of high-performance computer systems, commonly known as supercomputers.
Motherhood as Experienced by a First-Time Mother
GREENSBORO, Md., May 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The miracle of life is greatly depicted when a baby is born. Author Katherine Dickson shares her experience of the 12 months after the birth of her first child through her memoir Conscious Motherhood, a semi-autobiography that follows the journey toward increasing psychological and emotional wholeness and the role of motherhood in this process.