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Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Authorization for New Electricity Bids
HOUSTON, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission (PHA) approved a recommendation allowing the port authority to advertise and receive bids for deregulated electric power for all PHA facilities during its public meeting on Monday, June 26, 2006. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting, attended by Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Warner Pacific Insurance Services
Neil Crosby Joins Warner Pacific Insurance Services
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Warner Pacific Insurance Services is pleased to announce that Neil Crosby has joined the company as Director of Sales. In his new role, Crosby will be working with Warner Pacific's statewide sales force providing support and counsel to agents working to build their book of business. "We are thrilled to have Neil as part of the Warner Pacific Team," said John J. Nelson, Warner Pacific's Co-CEO. "His extensive experience in the California market and his expertise on legislative issues in California makes Neil a real asset as Warner Pacific continues to expand its business."
Reeves Telecom Limited Partnership
Reeves Telecom Limited Partnership Responds to Mini-Tender Offer for its Limited Partnership Units
GLEN HEAD, N.Y., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Reeves Telecom Limited Partnership (the "Partnership") announced that it had recently become aware that Peachtree Partners ("Peachtree") has commenced a tender offer (the "Peachtree Offer") to purchase up to 4.9% (including Units already owned by Peachtree or its principals) of the outstanding limited partnership units ("Units") of the Partnership at a cash purchase price of $2.00 per Unit, less an administrative fee of $50.00 per investor and less any distributions paid after June 14, 2006, on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in an offer to purchase dated June 14, 2006 (the "Peachtree Offer to Purchase"). The Peachtree Offer expires on August 11, 2006, unless extended.
Baron & Budd
Baron & Budd, P.C. Attorney Russell Budd Elected to ATLA Board of Governors
DALLAS, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Russell Budd, managing shareholder and co-founder of Baron & Budd, P.C., has been elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). He is one of seven Texas attorneys elected by the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) to serve a three-year term on the 148-member board.
Wastech, Inc. to Add $150,000 for Stock Buy Back From Local Investment Firm
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wastech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:WTCH) (the "Company"), today announced that the Company and a local investment firm, Professional Services, Inc., or its assigns (the "Firm") have agreed to contribute an additional $150,000 to its recently announced stock repurchase program (the "Investment Agreement").
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold Receives Gaming License For Tioga Downs
HOUSTON, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) today announced that the New York State Lottery has approved a license to operate 750 video gaming machines at Tioga Downs Raceway. The June 28, 2006 opening of the new 19,000 square foot gaming facility represents the final step of Tioga Downs. Earlier this month, Tioga Downs celebrated the opening of a new 90,000 square foot grandstand, bringing restaurants, lounges, arcades, entertainment, retail, live racing and simulcasting to the Binghamton and surrounding areas.