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SmallCap Sentinel: Waiting for the Breakthrough Deal
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "In a market populated by bright eyed companies with bold visions of market share and abundant success it is often difficult to discern those with staying power . . . and a real product line," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "It's even more difficult in more scientific fields like biotechnology as the average investor lacks the acumen to personally validate the company's core product line."
Actelion Ltd: Detailed Analysis of CONSCIOUS-1 Presented at CNS
CHICAGO and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Actelion Ltd (Other OTC:ALIOF) (SWX:ATLN) announced today that the detailed analysis of the dose-finding study CONSCIOUS-1 (Clazosentan to Overcome Neurological iSChemia and Infarct OccUrring after Subarachnoid hemorrhage) has been presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) in Chicago by R. Loch Macdonald, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery and Radiation & Cellular Oncology at University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr. Macdonald is a member of the study steering committee.
MSNBC.com Wins Top Online Journalism Award
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MSNBC.com received the Online News Association's Online Journalism Award for General Excellence among large news websites. The prestigious award "honors a Web site that successfully fulfills its editorial mission, effectively serves its audience, maximizes the use of the Web's characteristics and represents the highest journalistic standards." MSNBC.com was chosen out of a group of finalists that included the largest and most distinguished news websites in the country: The New York Times (www.nytimes.com), the Minneapolis Star Tribune (www.startribune.com), Washington Post (www.washingtonpost.com) and USA Today (www.usatoday.com). MSNBC.com won the same award in 2000.
Associated Grocers Names John Wiedmann Vice President, Logistics
SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Associated Grocers, Incorporated (AG) has announced today that John Wiedmann has been named to the position of Vice President, Logistics. John comes to AG with over 35 years of grocery distribution center experience, including over 25 years managing and directing several of Safeway's northwest distribution centers.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine Schedules Conference Call for Third Quarter 2006 Results
PEKIN, Ill., Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call on November 1, 2006 to discuss its third quarter and nine-month 2006 results. A news release and supporting financial data will be released to the news wire services and the New York Stock Exchange after the market closes on Tuesday, October 31, 2006. The conference call will take place at 9:00 a.m. central (10:00 a.m. eastern) on Wednesday, November 1, 2006. Information to dial in is detailed below. The full text of the news release and supporting financial data will be available the evening of Tuesday, October 31, 2006 on the Company's website, http://www.aventinerei.com, in the Investor Relations section under the "Press Releases" link.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Establishes Premier Missile Defense Engineering Center
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today the company has established a high technology Missile Defense Engineering and Analysis Center (MDEAC), a state-of-the-art capability that will support the nation's integrated air and missile defense mission, at the company's Cummings Research Park complex in Huntsville, Ala.