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Transformation through Punishment -- Former Inmate Details Rehabilitation in Prison
TUALATIN, Ore., Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Oct. 4, 1943, John E. Barton Jr. sealed his fate. Buried anger from his upbringing, anxiety from serving in World War II and too much alcohol led this usually law-abiding man to murder a female companion. His new book, From Prison Darkness to God's Light (now available through AuthorHouse), is an autobiographical account of Barton's 15 years of incarceration.
A Remedy for 'Center of the World Syndrome' -- Author Offers Advice for Dealing with Egotistical Individuals
CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Everyone knows them. They are the people who park in handicap spaces, linger in crowded restaurants, make patients wait for hours and talk on their cell phones anywhere and everywhere. In his new book, You're not the only one on this Planet!: Observations on the absence of Civility: A Book of Leadership (now available through AuthorHouse), Dr. John E. Mayer offers a common sense commentary on these egocentrics, whom he dubs COWs, or sufferers of Center of the World Syndrome.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against InVision Technologies, Inc. -- INVN
BALTIMORE, Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of InVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:INVN) between March 15, 2004 and July 30, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Coastal Holdings, Inc.
Coastal Holdings, Inc. Initiates Stock Buyback Program
HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coastal Holding, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSJJ) is pleased to announce that it is initiating a stock buyback program. Under the program, shares may be purchased from time to time at prevailing market prices, through open market or unsolicited negotiated transactions, depending upon market conditions at the company's discretion. This buyback plan is in response to the company's strong conviction that the share price is undervalued at current levels. CSJJ has made significant progress in adding value to the company by acquiring a major equity interest in Vetdermal Systems Limited and planning to make a significant investment in BioSight Ltd. CEO Andrea Cortellazzi stated: "We believe that common share repurchase is an excellent means of providing and maximizing shareholder value."
SpatiaLight to Build Large-Scale Manufacturing Facility in Gyeongnam Province in the Republic of Korea
NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SpatiaLight, Inc. (Nasdaq:HDTV), a manufacturer of state-of-the-art liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) microdisplay products, announced today that it has completed an important step for building and operating a large-scale manufacturing facility in the Gyeongnam province in the Republic of Korea, by entering into an agreement with the province. The facility will serve as SpatiaLight's central commercial manufacturing base, with research and development operations to continue in the United States. Gyeongnam province is a region with an elite industrial infrastructure with a 30-year track record of being a driving force in Korea's rapid economic growth. Today's news follows SpatiaLight's announcement last month that it had entered into a supply agreement with LG Electronics, Inc., a global leader in television and electronics manufacturing based in Seoul, Korea.
Action Products International
Action Products Conference Call Monday, August 9
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Action Products International Inc. (Nasdaq:APII), a leading toy designer and manufacturer of educational and positive, non-violent branded toys for children in preschool through primary grades, announced today that the company will be releasing its second quarter financials on Monday, August 9. The conference call is set for 4:15 P.M. Investors may call 800-240-6709. As previously reported, sales for the six-month period ending June 30 were $3.70 million vs. $3.65 million last year, a 1.0% gain.