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Murray Named Executive Vice President At SYSCO's Houston Subsidiary
HOUSTON, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Theodore R. Murray II has been promoted to executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Houston, a subsidiary of SYSCO Corporation. He currently serves as senior vice president of Sysco Food Service of Dallas, LLC and will assume his new position July 1, 2007.
Bell Industries, Inc.
Bell Industries Engages SkyTel Founder as Consultant
INDIANAPOLIS, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bell Industries, Inc. (AMEX:BI) today announced that it has entered into a consulting agreement with Lake Ventures LLC, Jackson, Mississippi, to provide consulting services through its affiliate, John N. Palmer, former US Ambassador to Portugal and founder of SkyTel Communications. Bell recently acquired the assets of the SkyTel business from Verizon Communications, Inc.
WCA Waste Corporation
WCA Waste Corporation Sets Date for Annual Meeting
HOUSTON, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today that the 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. local time at the offices of WCA at One Riverway, Suite 1400, Houston, Texas 77056. The Corporation has fixed the close of business on July 16, 2007 as the record date for the determination of the stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.
Geragos & Geragos
Fair Political Practices Commission Dismisses Lawsuit Against Cadee Condit
LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On June 11, 2007, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (the "FPPC") formally dismissed all causes of action against Cadee Condit in the lawsuit Fair Political Practices Commission v. Chad Condit et al., Sacramento Superior Court Case Number 06AS00116. Cadee Condit is the daughter of former Congressman Gary Condit (D-Ceres).
Izard Nobel LLP
Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against New York Stock Exchange and Specialist and Brokerage Firms
LIVINGSTON, N.J., June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firms of Becker Meisel, LLC, a prominent business law firm with extensive experience in financial market litigation, and Schatz Nobel Izard P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting securities fraud class actions, announce that they filed a lawsuit (the "Complaint"), Docket No. 1:07-cv-04658-UA, seeking class action status in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons who placed market orders to purchase or sell securities on the New York Stock Exchange through the New York Stock Exchange's Super Designated Order Turnaround ("SuperDOT") System between October 17, 1998 and the present (the "Class" and "Class Period"). The Complaint alleges securities fraud claims against the New York Stock Exchange; Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; Spear, Leeds & Kellogg Specialists, LLC; Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P.; Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.; Bear Waggner Specialists, LLC; Bear, Stearns Securities Corporation; Bank of America Corporation; Fleet Specialists, Inc.; Bank of America Securities LLC; LaBranche & Co, Inc.; LaBranche & Co, LLC; Susquehanna International Group, LLC; SIG Specialists, Inc.; Van der Moolen Holding, N.V.; Van der Moolen Specialists USA, LLC; Merrill Lynch, Pierece, Fenner & Smith, Inc.; Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.; Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.; Citigroup, Inc.; Morgan Stanley Co., Inc.; UBS Securities LLC; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Credit Suisse Group, Inc.; Jeffries Execution Services, Inc.; Jeffries Group, Inc.; Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.; Fidelity Investments; Fidelity Management & Research Co.; and National Financial Services, Inc. (collectively, the "Defendants"). Additional claims for violation of federal antitrust law and breach of fiduciary duty were also filed against certain of these Defendants.