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Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commences Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against H&R Block, Inc. -- HRB
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of a class (the "Class") of all persons who purchased securities of H&R Block, Inc. ("H&R Block" or the "Company") (NYSE:HRB) between November 8, 1997 and November 1, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Emerging Company Report, Week of 11/8
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerging Company Report is the nationally syndicated television program profiling emerging-growth companies (http://www.emergingcompany.com), featuring informative interviews with the CEOs, insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures.
Ocwen Financial Corp.
Ocwen Financial Corporation Schedules Conference Call -- 3rd Quarter 2002 Results
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE:OCN), will hold its 3rd Quarter 2002 conference call and audio webcast on Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at 4:00 p.m. (ET), to review the Company's operating results. These events will follow Ocwen's 3rd Quarter 2002 earnings press release. The press release will also be available on the Ocwen Financial Corporation Shareholder Relations Website at www.ocwen.com.
Universal Domains Incorporated
Universal Domains Announces Acquisition Details
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Domains Incorporated (OTCBB:UDCCF) is pleased to announce the details of its Agreement with Shamrock Oil and Gas Inc., of Gulfport Mississippi, to purchase a 50% working interest in five oil and gas properties in the South Eastern United States.
Koebenhavns Lufthavne A/S
Copenhagen Airports: Portfolio of Own Shares
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pursuant to Section 28 of the Danish Securities Trading Act, it is hereby notified that as at November 8, 2002, Copenhagen Airports' portfolio of own shares corresponds to 2.05% of the total share capital, the nominal amount of which is DKK 910,000,000.
Arete Industries, Inc.
Arete Industries, Inc. Signs Financial Consulting and Investment Banking Agreement with Celexx Corporation of Coral Springs, Fla.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arete Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:ARET) announced today that the Company has been retained by Celexx Corporation, of Coral Springs, Fla., an OTCBB-traded company, to assist it in designing and executing a restructuring and turn-around plan for this publicly held holding company, and to help design, finance and execute a roll-up and spin-out strategy for Celexx's wholly owned subsidiary, Pinneast.com, Inc.
Gambro Announces Successful Research Results for Inactivation of West Nile Virus in Donated Blood
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 8, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gambro AB (Other OTC:GAMBF) (Stockholm:GAMBa) (Stockholm:GAMBb), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gambro BCT, Inc., released results from a study of the effectiveness of Gambro's riboflavin-based Pathogen Reduction Technology for neutralizing West Nile Virus in donated blood products. The results of the study indicate that a process combining riboflavin (vitamin B2) with light is effective in inactivating West Nile Virus from an infected unit of blood.