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Wolf Popper LLP Continues Prosecution of Securities Fraud Class Action Against Sepracor, Inc. -- SEPR
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On December 30, 2002, Wolf Popper LLP charged Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq:SEPR) and certain of its senior officers with violations of the federal securities laws on behalf of all persons who purchased Sepracor common stock on the open market during the period May 17, 1999 through March 6, 2002 (the "Class Period"). The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Any member of the proposed class who desires to be appointed lead plaintiff in this action must file a motion with the Court no later than January 21, 2003.
Record Readership for Metro Sweden
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that Metro Stockholm now reaches a record high of 576,000 readers in Stockholm after the readership increased by 3% year on year, according to the independent readership survey published by Research International - SIFO 'Orvesto'. Metro also set a new readership record in Sweden by increasing its number of daily readers to 1,110,000, up from 1,096,000 at the end of 2001.
Micronic Receives Order for a MP80+ Laser Pattern Generator
TABY, Sweden, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholm:MICR) (Other OTC:MICLF), a leading manufacturer of laser pattern generation equipment to the semiconductor and display industries, has received an order for a MP80+ laser pattern generator from a photomask manufacturer in China. The system is scheduled to ship during the first half of 2003.