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MSNBC.com Hires Randy Stearns as East Coast Editorial Leader
REDMOND, Wash., March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MSNBC.com, the nation's No. 1 TV news website, announces the addition of Randy Stearns to its editorial leadership team. As the Deputy Editor, East Coast, Stearns will serve as the site's key liaison with NBC News and lead the effort to maximize the online synergy across all NBC News properties. He will also supervise MSNBC.com's editorial organizations on the East Coast and oversee the site's extensive online video operation. He joins MSNBC.com from ABCNews.com where he has held editorial and management positions of increasing authority over the past eight years, including Executive Producer and most recently Executive Director of Product Development and Strategy. This announcement was made today by Jennifer Sizemore, Managing Editor, MSNBC.com.
AGN International-North America, Inc. and iLumen Announce Strategic Relationship
ATLANTA, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AGN International-North America, Inc., an association of independent accounting and consulting firms, and iLumen, Inc., a financial information technology company headquartered in Atlanta, today announced a strategic relationship to provide financial monitoring and benchmarking services to member firms. AGN-NA is the North American region of AGN International, Ltd. and has 52 member firms in the U.S., Canada and Mexico representing over $435 million in total revenues.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Continues to Add More Vacation Destinations Just in Time for Summer
ATLANTA, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beginning this summer, Delta Air Lines customers will enjoy new service to Quebec City, Quebec - Delta's first flights to the beautiful and historic city - and Charleston, S.C. Service between Boston and Charleston will operate daily beginning on June 8 and service between Boston and Quebec City will operate daily beginning on June 15.
Aveta Names Jess Parks as COO
NEW YORK, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aveta Inc., one of the largest companies focusing on Medicare Advantage and a leader in addressing the healthcare needs of the chronically ill, has named Jess Parks as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold Announces Oneida Entertainment Joins American Racing
HOUSTON, March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) announced that Oneida Entertainment, LLC ("Oneida"), has been admitted as a member in American Racing and Entertainment, LLC. Oneida has made a $5 million equity investment in American Racing, which owns the Tioga Downs Racetrack located just west of Binghamton in Nichols, New York. Oneida is a subsidiary of a fund managed by Plainfield Asset Management LLC ("Plainfield"). Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, Plainfield is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and manages in excess of $1 billion of investment capital. Oneida will receive a 20% membership interest in American Racing and the membership interests of the other members will be reduced on a prorata basis as follows:
Wallstreet-Review Financial Services, Inc.
Wallstreet-Review to Begin Trading Under New Name and Symbol
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- 247 Media Group, Inc. f/k/a Wallstreet-Review Financial Services, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WSRV) today announced that it will begin trading under a new symbol to reflect the name change as of the opening of trading Friday, March 10, 2006. The new symbol will be "TFMG." Further information about 247 Media Group, Inc. can be found on its website: www.247media-group.com.