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Northrop Grumman Corp.
United States Postal Service Awards Biodetection Contract to Northrop Grumman
BALTIMORE, May 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following a successful development and test phase, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Security Systems LLC unit a contract to manufacture and integrate biohazard detection systems (BDS) designed to rapidly analyze and detect potential biological threats at postal service mail-sorting facilities nationwide. The contract, which extends from January 2004 to October 2004, has a value of approximately $175 million.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against J. Jill Group, Inc. -- JILL
BALTIMORE, May 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of J. Jill Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:JILL) between February 12, 2002 and December 4, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Financial Executives International
CFO of Los Angeles Dodgers to Address Financial Executives International
LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Los Angeles chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) today announced that Cristine Hurley, Chief Financial Officer of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will address the organization regarding the financial issues unique to professional sports such as revenue sharing arrangements, the Major League Baseball collective bargaining agreement, and insurance. Hurley is responsible for budgeting, financial reporting and strategic planning as well as Information Systems and Merchandise/Vero Beach Finance for the baseball team.
BP to Sell Gyda Field Interests to Talisman
LONDON, May 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- BP (NYSE:BP) (LSE:BP) announced today that it has agreed to sell its 61 per cent operated share of the Gyda field for USD90 million in a cash transaction to Talisman Energy Norge AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian based company Talisman Energy Inc.
Harsco Unit Signs Agreement with Northrop Grumman to Provide Scaffolding Services at Gulfport Shipyard
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that its Patent Construction Systems division has entered into a new, open-ended agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation to provide scaffolding and related access services at its Gulfport, Mississippi shipyard, where some of the United States' newest and most advanced Naval ships are being constructed. Additional locations are also under discussion.