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TS&B Holdings Inc.
Growth Company, TS&B Holdings, Inc., Announces its Election to be Governed by the Investment Company Act of 1940 is Effective
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TS&B Holdings, Inc., ("Company" or "TS&B") (OTCBB:TSBB), today announced its election with the SEC to be governed under Sections 55 through 65 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 has become effective. This election, which permits a company to be governed under rules pertaining to a class of companies known as Business Development Companies, permits such a company to own securities in and provide management expertise to development stage businesses as its primary business focus.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Names Two New Members to Board of Directors
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) announced today the appointment Mark S. Feighner and Robert A. Schriesheim to serve on its board of directors. With their appointments, chairman emeritus and director Russell L. Dobson will be stepping down from the board. The Company's board now consists of seven members, five of whom are independent directors.
ViaStar Holdings, Inc.
Viastar Names William A. Grazier Chief Information Officer
PHOENIX, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viastar Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:VISH) announced today that the company has appointed William A. Grazier III as its Chief Information Officer. Mr. Grazier will manage a crucial aspect of Viastar's business plan as the Company positions itself to be on the leading edge of the digital music revolution - both as a content provider and distributor. As every major entertainment company struggles to define their utilization of the Internet, the hiring of Mr. Grazier and the expansion of Viastar's internet based initiatives and digital delivery systems, assures that the Company will be a leader in the Internet music delivery/marketing business.
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, Representing Investors Who Purchased Columbia Funds, Announces Class Action Lawsuit and Seeks to Recover Losses -- LACAX, LTFAX, LAUAX, LAAAX
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP that a Class Action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of a class (the "Class") consisting of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired mutual funds in the Columbia family of funds (the "Funds") operated by FleetBoston Financial Corporation ("FleetBoston") (NYSE:FBF), and certain of its subsidiaries, between February 13, 1999 and January 14, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
KIWI Network Solutions, Inc.
KIWI Network Solutions, Inc., Finalizes a Joint Venture Memorandum of Understanding to Build, Manage and Own a Wireless Internet and Telephony Company Under Exclusive Equity Partnership with the Sultanate of OMAN and TELTEK Canada
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- KIWI Network Solutions, Inc., (OTCBB:KWNS) (www.kiwi.thetreaty.com and www.kiwimobile.com) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with TELTEK Canada, a telecommunications company based in Toronto. KIWI Network Solutions Inc. will be the majority owner and managing partner of the venture. KIWI will manage and jointly own a new wireless cellular and WI-FI network, complete with existing 2-way Voice, Video and Audio, and Data Over Internet Protocol, Internet and Application Service Provisioning, network operating structure along with device and handset distribution in partnership with the Oman Government. TELTEK warrants and represents that TELTEK has secured a conditional exclusive contract with the Government of the Sultanate of Oman estimated to capture a potential existing 75% market share of Oman's average $150.00/month potential one million individual cellular and ISP subscribers.
Snackie Jack's Ltd.
Snackie Jack's Poised to Take a Bite Out of the Multi-Billion Dollar Snack Food Industry
TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Snackie Jack's Limited (Pink Sheets:SNCJF) is pleased to announce that the company is now being quoted on the NASD Pink Sheets in the U.S. Snackie Jack's is already a reporting issuer traded over the counter in Canada under the call letters CBR. This feisty new snack brand plans to capture its share of the estimated $55 billion global snack food industry through it award-winning soy snacks.