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Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Delivers Bayport, Security, Environmental Decisions
HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission approved several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its meeting beginning on Monday, February 23, 2004. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the public meeting in the 4th floor board room at 111 East Loop North (exit 29 off Loop 610).
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. Files Class Action Suit Against Wave Systems Corporation
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. (http://www.bernardmgross.com) announces that a class action lawsuit, numbered 04cv 30037, was commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Springfield Division, against defendants Wave Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:WAVX), Steven K. Sprague (President & CEO), Gerald T. Feeney (COO) and John E. Bagalay, Jr. PhD (Chairman of the Board) on behalf of all persons who purchased the securities of Wave Systems Corporation ("Wave Systems" or the "Company") between July 18, 2003 and December 18, 2003 (the "Class Period"), seeking remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). The case is presiding before the Honorable Michael A. Ponsor.
A Strange, New World -- New Novel Examines Culture Shock Experienced by Immigrants
Wash., D.C., Feb. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- America's melting pot was formed by an influx of immigration over the past few centuries. However, the transition to life in a new country has always been difficult, even in modern times. Many foreigners, such as the African family in the new novel, Adwoa (now available through 1stBooks), by Solomon A. Minta, must fight social and cultural constraints to adjust.
Recalling the Korean War -- New book tells of young Marine's experience
SONOMA, Calif., February 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- When North Korea invaded its neighbor South Korea in 1950, young men awaiting the next stage in their lives were shipped off to Asia to fight the second war in a decade. Many of those soldiers still carry the experiences of the battles and the camaraderie to this day, including George H. Tsegeletos, who has captured his memories in his new book, As I Recall: A Marines Personal Story (now available through 1stBooks).
The Candy Store Conspiracy -- New Novel Focuses on Pharmacist on Trail of Terrorist Plot
LAHAINA, Hawaii, Feb. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Homeland Security has heightened the average citizen's awareness of suspected terrorist activities in airports, post offices and city streets, but few have considered the havoc that could be caused by a plot in the pharmaceuticals industry. William Robusto's new novel, The Candy Store Conspiracy (now available through 1stBooks), is a thriller set in a small town drugstore.
Golden Spirit Minerals Ltd.
Golden Spirit Minerals Ltd.: Phase 1 Work Program Expected
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Golden Spirit Minerals Ltd. (OTCBB:GSPM) announces it will explore for precious metals in the hard rocks underlying the previously mined and unknown placer deposits. Consequently, Golden Spirit is presently receiving bids from several independent mining engineers and geologists, who after review of available data, will draft a report and have recommendations to include a budget for Phase 1 and Phase 2 work programs. Subject to the results of the Phase 1 work program, Phase 2 will probably consist mostly of drilling.