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Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin & Peckel LLP Commences Class Action Against Charter Communications, Inc. and Certain Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- CHTR
NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action Complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, civil action number 02 cv 6004, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Charter Communications, Inc. ("Charter" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CHTR) between November 9, 1999 and July 17, 2002, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). Charter Communications, Inc., Carl E. Vogel, and Kent Kalkwarf, are named as defendants in the Complaint.
Virco Mfg. Corporation
Virco Receives Two Major Awards from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a landmark achievement, Virco's (AMEX:VIR) recycling and resource recovery initiatives have been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with two Partner of the Year awards for 2002. As an EPA WasteWise Partner of the Year for Large Businesses, and as an inaugural Climate Change Partner of the Year, Virco was commended for its industry-leading environmental accomplishments.
Diamyd Medical's Competitor Signs Multimillion Dollar Agreement
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 7, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventis has entered into an agreement with Peptor from Israel that involves Aventis investing more than USD 100 million in Peptor's diabetes project. This is not only good news for Peptor but also for Diamyd Medical as a major pharmaceutical company has now confirmed that both Peptor's and Diamyd Medical's strategies of developing treatments for LADA patients are correct.