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A Dog Soldier's Story - New novel follows the life of a unique soldier
SAINT CLOUD, Fla., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- He was an Irish blue terrier and his name was Jumper. Brave and loyal, Jumper is the inspiration for author Hazel McCalla-Parks' new novel Dog Soldier (now available through 1stBooks Library). Fictionalized, but based on fact, Parks' book follows the spirited dog from Ireland to Scotland, from England to Africa and through the ravaging days of World War II.
Take Time to Smell the Roses - Poetry Inspired By the Sea
CAMPBELL, Calif., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The alluring new book of poetry Take Time to Smell the Roses (now available from 1st Books Library) by Robert Richey presents this man's life experiences through the verses of poems inspired by his life-long love affair with reading. He spent six years at sea with the United States Navy, and the theme of water and the ocean weaves an underlying current of his poems.
Vuelo Entre Fantasmas - An adventure story authored by Rafael Maya-Yescas
CUAUTITLAN IZCALLI, Mexico, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- There are many individuals who believe that work is life. The work-sleep cycle can easily become an unhealthy, destructive path. In Rafael Maya-Yescas' new book, Vuelo Entre Fantasmas: Desde un Lugar que Nadie Sabe donde Queda (now available through 1stBooks Library), he follows the life of Derek Eigenwerger, a scientist, researcher and workaholic.
Moore-Handley, Inc. Reports Final Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2002
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Moore-Handley, Inc. (Nasdaq:MHCO), a Birmingham, Ala. distributor of hardware and home center products, reported a net loss of 19 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2002 compared to net income of 7 cents per diluted share for the same quarter last year. Annual results showed an income of 18 cents per diluted share for 2002 versus net income of 44 cents per diluted share for the previous year.
Industrivarden Disclosure Notice
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industrivarden today purchased 125,000 shares in Munters (Other OTC:MUNTF), corresponding to 0.50 percent of the company's votes and capital stock. Following this purchase Industrivarden's total holding amounts to 1,251,550 shares, corresponding to 5.01 percent of the votes and capital stock.
Graninge owns 10 per cent of Elverket Vallentuna AB
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Graninge Group has acquired shares corresponding to 10 per cent of the share capital and votes in Elverket Vallentuna AB, which is quoted on the AktieTorget Stock Exchange. The shares have been acquired by Plaudite AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Graninge AB.
American National Standards Institute
Leadership of Homeland Security Standards Panel Announced
WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Two representatives of U.S. industry and government have been named as leaders of the new Homeland Security Standards Panel (HSSP), a coordinating body for the development and enhancement of Homeland Security and emergency preparedness standards. The HSSP was created in February 2003 to promote a positive, cooperative partnership between the public and private sectors in order to meet the standards needs of the nation in this critical area.
Our-Street.com Files Complaint with FTC and SEC Against Epixtar Corp.
MIAMI, Fla., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Our-Street.com today filed complaints against Epixtar Corp. (OTCBB:EPXR) with the FTC and the SEC on behalf of consumers nationwide and shareholders of the company. The complaints alleges violations of Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 45(a), that prohibits unfair or deceptive acts and practices in or affecting commerce and Section 10(b)-5 and Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. The complete text of the complaints can be read at www.our-street.com.