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`Heirs of a Lost Race': A Love Unlike Any Other
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- "I am the Light. I am pure energy. I am the past, the present, and the future. I am what is. Along my eternal journey, I had the privilege of meeting children who understood the Light: The following saga is their remarkable story. They shall inspire many others."
`A Good Run': Rising from Ruins -- All Alone, a Young Man Must Begin his Life Again
VILLA HILLS, Ky., Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- How does a man start a new life after war if his family is all dead and his home gone? Authors Keith Stuart and Barbara Phillips Stuart tell readers the story of Joseph McDonald, a noble man who rises after the Civil War to the hope and dreams of a new America forged on the belief that all men are created equal, in their heart-rending adventure/romance novel, "A Good Run" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
E-Rex Dragonfly Mobile Office Device Takes Flight
MIAMI, Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today E-Rex, Inc. (OTCBB:EREX) announced that Dragonfly, the Company's award-winning six-in-one prototype device, was successfully demonstrated at the CTIA Wireless I.T. & Internet Show and the third annual Windows Embedded DevCon, both events held earlier this month in Las Vegas. "Dragonfly was received with great enthusiasm by a wide spectrum of show participants including end-users, vertical market application developers, and most importantly potential future OEM and VAR partners," stated Carl Dilley, E-Rex President and CEO.
Ahold integrates Central European operations; Jacquot Boelen appointed CEO of Ahold Central Europe
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) announces it will be integrating operations in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to create a new organization, Ahold Central Europe (ACE). This organization, operating out of a central support office in Prague, Czech Republic, will combine backoffice functions and management of Ahold's Polish, Czech and Slovak businesses, while maintaining localized operations in the three countries. Jacquot Boelen, previously CEO Ahold Polska, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ACE.
Rapid Dating Affiliate Program Launches in Ohio, Helping Ohio Singles Connect Before the Holidays
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Columbus is host to the first RapidDatingUSA expansion in Ohio. "We've received numerous requests to start hosting events in the Central Ohio area. That's when we knew Ohio singles were ready to embrace this new way to connect," said LeeAnn Webster (originally from Columbus, Ohio), a singles event planner and co-founder of RapidDatingUSA.com. "We recognized that Columbus singles were searching for a simple way to meet."
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
Kaplan Fox Seeks to Recover Losses for Investors Who Purchased XO Communications, Inc. Common Stock -- XOXOQ
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kaplan Fox (kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action on October 11, 2002 against Citigroup Inc. ("Citigroup"), Salomon Smith Barney Inc. ("Salomon") and Jack Grubman, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased the common stock of XO Communications, Inc. ("XO" or the "Company") (OTCBB:XOXOQ) formerly Nasdaq:XOXOQ between October 11, 1997 and November 1, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Skanska: Invitation to Telephone Conference
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In conjunction with the release on Wednesday, October 30, of Skanska's (Other OTC:SKSBF) results for January-September 2002, we would like to invite media and analysts to attend.