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Protective Life, Vulcan Materials, RARE Hospitality, and Grey Wolf Events to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Protective Life Corporation (NYSE:PL), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), RARE Hospitality International, Inc. (Nasdaq:RARE), and Grey Wolf, Inc. (AMEX:GW) will broadcast their investor communication events over the Internet, Vcall, a Service of WILink announced today.
Thomas Industries, Genlyte Group, MCSi, and Affiliated Managers Group Events to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thomas Industries (NYSE:TII), The Genlyte Group Incorporated (Nasdaq:GLYT), MCSi, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCSI), and Affiliated Management Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) will broadcast their investor communication events over the Internet, Vcall, a Service of WILink announced today.
Federated Investors, Stackpole, Quixote and Federal Agriculture Mortgage Events to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII), Stackpole Ltd. (TSE:SKD), Quixote Corporation (Nasdaq:QUIX) and Federal Agriculture Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) will broadcast their investor communication events over the Internet, Vcall, a Service of WILink announced today.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Allegheny Energy, Inc. -- AYE
BALA CYNWYD, Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, L.L.C. today announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who acquired Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE) securities between April 23, 2001 and October 8, 2002, inclusive (the Class Period).
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commences Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against TXU Corp. -- TXU
NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Abbey Gardy, LLP has filed a class action against TXU Corp. (TXU" or the "Company") (NYSE:TXU) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased securities during the period from April 25, 2002 and October 11, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The suit names TXU and certain of its officers and directors. A copy of the complaint can be obtained from the Court. The civil action number is 3-02-CV-2315.
Newport Corporation Reports Third Quarter and Nine-Month 2002 Results
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Newport Corporation (Nasdaq:NEWP) today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2002, reflecting weakness in all of its end markets. Sales from continuing operations for the 2002 third quarter totaled $45.5 million, compared with $57.2 million in the third quarter of 2001. The company reported a loss from continuing operations for the current year third quarter of $59.4 million, or $1.55 per share, compared with a loss from continuing operations of $21.2 million, or $0.58 per share, in the corresponding year-earlier period.
Chino Commercial Bank
Chino Commercial Bank, N.A. Reports Record Earnings for the Third Quarter
CHINO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Chino Commercial Bank, N.A. (OTCBB:CKNA) announced that the Bank had achieved record earnings for the third quarter of 2002 with net income for the quarter of $62,990 or $0.12 per share as compared to a loss of $36,449 or $(0.07) per share for the third quarter of 2001. The Bank posted net income year-to-date of $109,630 or $0.20 per share as compared to a loss of $174,117 or $(0.32) per share for the nine months ended September 30, 2001.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Development Corporation: Sale of Shares in Metorex Ltd.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Complimentary to Crew Development Corporation's (TSE:CRU) (Other OTC:CRWVF) strategic focus on developing and operating gold and precious metals assets directly owned by Crew, the company has reduced its ownership in South African mining house Metorex Ltd. from 41% to 21% by placing 28,208,412 shares for ZAR 83.2 million (approximately CAD 12.6 million/NOK 61.3 million). The two companies enjoy an excellent working relationship, and are jointly seeking to identify new precious metals projects that may provide a strategic fit to both companies.
Infectious Optimism: Lessons from an AIDS Sufferer
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The Zebra Hunter" (now available through 1stBooks Library) is not an episode from Discovery Channel's Wild Beasts program. Contrary to its sinister title, it is, in fact, a touching story of friendship, love and compassion.