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American Academy of Professional Coders
The American Academy of Professional Coders Announces Specialty Credentialing
SALT LAKE CITY, June 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The American Academy of Professional Coders (the Academy) is pleased to offer specialty-specific credentialing to all certified members of the Academy. Beginning September 2005, the Academy will offer credentials for the specialties of Evaluation and Management, General Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology. The Academy, in cooperation with Ingenix, has produced an in-depth study guide for each of the first three specialties to be offered. In keeping with our "upholding a higher standard," each specialty credentialing exam has been designed to allow the coder the ability to demonstrate their aptitude, proficiency and knowledge with in each chosen area of specialty coding. These specialty exams are comprised of 75 questions and will be administered online, producing instantaneous pass/fail results. Once a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) has passed a specialty exam, they will receive a specialty certificate and be awarded the appropriate credential.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Strong Growth Drives Northrop Grumman's Expansion in Aurora, Colo.
AURORA, Colo., June 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), one of Aurora's largest defense contractors, expanded its presence here today with the ribbon cutting on an 80,000-sq.-foot addition to its office park on East Exposition Drive. The three-story facility will not only accommodate the 30 percent increase in employment with Northrop Grumman (over the past two years), but will position the company for strong future growth.
Deadline Approaching for WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Investors to Seek Appointment as Lead Plaintiff -- WGRD
NEW YORK, June 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The June 7, 2005 deadline is fast approaching for purchasers of securities of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. ("WatchGuard" or the Company) (Nasdaq:WGRD), during the class period of February 12, 2005 to March 15, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"), to seek appointment by the Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit filed by Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP ("Pomerantz") (www.pomerantzlaw.com). The lawsuit was filed on April 19, 2005 in the United States District Court, Western District of Washington.
AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc.
AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc. Co-Founder Larry Hartman to Conduct Webcast with TheGreenBaron.com
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., June 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB:AGCI), an online casino software company, today announced that Larry Hartman, Co-Founder of AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc. will conduct a CEO Webcast so that shareholders and the investment community can learn more about the current and future prospects of AngelCiti Entertainment. The webcast is conducted by Evergreen Marketing, Inc. and will be available to the general public on June 7, 2005 on The Green Baron Investors Society's website at www.TheGreenBaron.com.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
Kvaerner Transaction Closes
NEW YORK, June 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) announced today that it has signed definitive agreements for the bareboat charters of ten Veteran MT-46 class Jones Act Product Tankers to be constructed by Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (KPSI). Following construction, KPSI will transfer the vessels to leasing subsidiaries of American Shipping Corporation, an affiliate of KPSI, which will in turn bareboat charter the vessels to subsidiaries of OSG for initial terms of five or seven years, with extension options for the life of the vessels. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered from 2006 through 2010. The definitive agreements have been approved by the Boards of Directors of Kvaerner ASA and OSG. The bareboat charters will become effective upon receipt of relevant government approvals and delivery of the vessels.