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Harwood Feffer LLP
Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. Sued by Investors Represented by Wechsler Harwood LLP -- TKTX
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wechsler Harwood LLP has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. ("TKT") (Nasdaq:TKTX), on behalf of persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. during the period from January 4, 2001 through and including January 13, 2003 (the "Class Period"). The suit names Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. ("Transkaryotic" or the "Company") as a defendant, along with Richard F. Selden, the Company's President and CEO; and Rodman W. Moorhead III, the Company's Chairman. The complaint asserts securities fraud claims under sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder.
Ahold in discussions on sale of the Chilean operations of Santa Isabel
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today confirmed it is engaged in exploratory talks regarding the possible sale of its stake in its Chilean supermarket activities that trade under the Santa Isabel banner. The Peruvian and Paraguayan operations will not be part of this transaction. At year-end 2002, Santa Isabel operated 77 stores in Chile.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commences Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against ClearOne Communications, Inc. -- CLRO
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Utah on behalf of a class (the "Class") of all persons or entities who purchased securities of ClearOne Communications, Inc. ("ClearOne" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CLRO) between January 16, 2001 and January 15, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Why Do Soldiers Go To War? New novel explores friendship and duty
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soldiers go to war. Some soldiers go for duty, and others go because they are selfless. Juan Galindo tells the story of Carlos and Robert in The Winter Soldiers (now available through 1stBooks Library). Galindo reveals the inner workings of the human heart as Carlos Cordoba and Robert Lauterback, two men from wealthy families, decide to become soldiers after graduating from Prince Royal College in the 1950s.