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United Online, Inc.
United Online Signs Agreement to Purchase the Internet Access Assets of BlueLight.com
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of value-priced Internet access through its NetZero and Juno Internet services, today confirmed that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the assets of BlueLight.com's value-priced Internet access and email service. BlueLight.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kmart Corporation (NYSE:KM). The terms of the proposed transaction have not been disclosed.
Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits Hosts 30th Anniversary Festival in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 27, Popeyes(r) Chicken & Biscuits will throw itself one combo of a birthday party when it presents Fats Domino, Dr. John, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters in a festival on the French Quarter Riverfront in New Orleans. From noon - 6 p.m., music lovers can party to the authentic sounds of New Orleans while feasting on Popeyes' famous chicken. Admission to the festival is free.
Exact Identification Corporation
Jim Myers Joins Exact Identification Corporation
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Exact Identification Corporation (Pink Sheets:EXCT) is pleased to announce that Jim Myers has joined the company as of Monday, September 9, 2002. Jim will be responsible for supporting EIC field reps in application design, site visits, demonstrations, training and special projects. Jim was previously employed by Identix Corporation serving as a Field Applications Engineer.
KMT Company Enters Partnership in the U.S. With New Large Customer
UPPLANDS VASBY, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The KMT Company UVA International has been appointed a new partner by one of the world's largest system suppliers within the automotive industry. The cooperation concerns precision grinders used in the production of vital engine components. Agreement regarding considerable deliveries to the customer's plants in the U.S. and in Europe has been made and initial orders have been placed. The deal will contribute considerably to UVA's turnover during the next few years.
Board of Haldex AB to Purchase the Company's Own Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Haldex AB has today decided to utilize the mandate to purchase the company's own shares, given by the Annual Shareholders' Meeting April 9, 2002, which means that a maximum of 10% of the company's total shares may be purchased up to the next Annual Shareholders' Meeting in 2003. At present, Haldex holding of own shares is 131.470 shares, equal to 0.6% of the total number of shares.
Svensk Exportkredit AB (SEK)
Svensk Exportkredit AB Brings USD Benchmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Svensk Exportkredit AB (SEK) issued its first benchmark transaction for the year 2002 on September 17th. The original size of the transaction was USD 500 million. The day after launch the amount was increased to USD 600 million due to good demand. Nomura is lead manager.
New Composition of Nordea's Group Executive Management
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the appointment of Lars G. Nordstrom as new Group CEO, the composition of, and the responsibilities within, Nordea's Group Executive Management will be changed as from 1 October 2002.
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
PA Chamber Partners with NeriVerbanac to Publish `The Insider' Statewide Political Newsletter
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry has partnered with Harrisburg-based NeriVerbanac Public Affairs to publish The Insider, a new, non-partisan newsletter and capital report devoted to covering statewide politics. In conjunction, with the "Election Year Edition" of the 18th Annual Chamber Dinner, to be held Monday, September 23, 2002, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, the September issue of the The Insider will feature exclusive interviews with both gubernatorial candidates, Republican Mike Fisher and Democrat Ed Rendell.