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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase Of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on June 26, 2003, it purchased 2,048,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of Eur 13.1751, to be held as treasury shares.
The Pomerantz Firm Announces Class Action Against Certain Directors of Divine, Inc. -- DVINQ
NEW YORK, June 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Eastern Division), case number 03 C 4100, against four Directors and/or Officers of Divine, Inc. ("Divine" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:DVINQ), on behalf of investors who, during the period between November 12, 2001 and February 18, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"), either (i) purchased or otherwise acquired Divine common stock, (the "Class") or (ii) exchanged Viant Corp. ("Viant") common stock for Divine shares in the merger of Viant and Divine, which was completed on or about September 27, 2002 (the "Viant Sub-Class").
NBC 15 and WBUW 57 Team Up for Local News in Madison, Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis., June 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- NBC 15/WMTV and WBUW 57, the NBC and WB Network affiliates serving Madison, Wisconsin, announced today that they will join forces this fall to offer viewers in the Madison market another choice for local evening news. Under the terms of the agreement, NBC 15 will produce a 35-minute nightly local newscast, to be aired on WBUW 57 Monday through Friday at 9:00 p.m. NBC 15 will hire additional staff and will produce the news telecast at its studio in Madison, while WBUW 57 will in turn sell the advertising time for the news program.
Stockwinners.com Option Portfolio Doubles; Momentum Plays Up Thirty Percent
AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Selections featured in recent Stockwinners.com http://www.STOCKWINNERS.com Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 129 percent. In the three months ending June 20th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 256 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 129 percent in ten days. The postings included one hundred sixty-seven calls and eighty-nine puts.
Condor Gold Corp.
Condor to Take Its Diamond Subsidiary Public on the OTC-BB and to Complete a $2,400,000 Private Placement Financing to Explore James Bay Lowlands
TORONTO, June 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Condor Gold Corp. (Pink Sheets:CDRGF) is pleased to announce that it has signed a private placement term sheet with IBK Capital Corp. to finance its diamond subsidiary (to be renamed Dialex Minerals, Inc.) by causing Dialex to issue 12,000,000 common shares at CDN. $0.20 per share and 2,000,000 warrants at an exercise price of CDN. $0.25. Dialex Minerals, Inc. will be quoted on the OTC-Bulletin Board. 8,000,000 shares represents flow through financing which will be targeted to complete ground geophysics and diamond drilling on the company's diamond exploration properties in the Attawapiskat-James Bay Lowlands of Northern Ontario. The other 4,000,000 shares (with 2,000,000 warrants attached) will be targeted to cover additional staking, and deal costs. The issue is for CDN. $2,400,000 and is on a best efforts basis. Closing is scheduled for on or about July 15th, 2003. The transaction is conditional upon Condor closing its acquisition of an OTC-BB trading shell corporation into which it will vend its diamond subsidiary and is also conditional upon necessary regulatory and board approvals. Upon completion of the transaction Condor Gold Corp. will retain in excess of a 60% controlling interest in Dialex. Initial market cap of Dialex will be CDN. $7, 200,000.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Announces Entry into Reno, Nevada Market
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today announced its entry into the Reno, Nevada market. The Company will be developing approximately 74 luxury single-family homes within the new Damonte Ranch master plan, located just south of Reno.