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PurchasePro to Report First Quarter Results on May 7, 2002
LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- PurchasePro (Nasdaq:PPRO) today announced that the company will report its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2002 on Tuesday, May 7, 2002 after the close of the market. The company also said that it will host a conference call later that day at 1:45 p.m. (PDT). The call may be accessed, in real time, through PurchasePro's investor relations Website at www.irconnect.com/ppro.
The U.S. Savings Bond Consultant
United States Savings Bond Consultant: New Savings Bond Interest Rates Announced May 1
WALL, N.J., April 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The United States Savings Bond Consultant (USSBC) has figured out a quick and simple way for investors to monitor, track and determine, via its Savings Bond Guru financial service (www.savingsbonds.com), how the May 1 interest rates will affect their bond portfolios. Monthly e-mail statements indicating current bond values reflecting the latest interest rates along with maturity alerts, potential tax liabilities and investment advice are delivered to investors.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin & Peckel LLP Commences Class Action Against Neopharm, Inc. and Certain of its Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- NEOL
NEW YORK, April 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rabin & Peckel LLP announced that a class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, case number 02-C-3046, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased NeoPharm, Inc. ("Neopharm" or the "Company") common stock (Nasdaq:NEOL) between September 25, 2000 and April 19, 2002, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). NeoPharm, John N. Kapoor, James M. Hussey, and Aquilur Rahman are named as defendants in the action.
Bright Star Ventures Ltd.
Bright Star Establishes Regional Field Office for its Tulameen Platinum Project
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Management of Bright Star Ventures Ltd (CDNX:BSV) is pleased to announce the lease of a former British Columbia Highways Department building in Coalmont, B.C. The building, located within 5 miles of all roads leading to mineral claims held by Bright Star Ventures, will serve as a regional field office, centralizing mobilization and significantly reducing costs of exploration. The facility will also serve to maintain a secure chain of custody for samples, including drill core, generated by the 2002 exploration program.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Symbol Technologies, Inc. with Securities Fraud -- SBL
NEW YORK, April 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com), which filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Symbol Technologies, Inc. ("Symbol" or the "Company") (NYSE:SBL) during the period from October 20, 2000 through February 13, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), has identified CVS Corp. and Federal Express as two companies from which, Symbol prematurely booked orders as revenue in order to artificially boost its fourth quarter 2000 sales. The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Named as defendants are Symbol and three of the Company's senior officers.