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Norsk Hydro ASA: Dividend of NOK 10.50 approved by the Annual General Meeting
OSLO, Norway, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Norsk Hydro ASA (NYSE:NHY) has today adopted the board of directors' proposal to distribute a dividend of NOK 10.50 per share. The dividend will be paid on May 22, 2003 to shareholders who are listed in the company's register as of May 7. Shares will be registered ex-dividend from May 8, while American depositary Receipts (ADR) have been registered ex-dividend since May 5.
Association for Women in Technology, Southern California (AWT)
Association for Women in Technology to Promote Involvement of Young Girls in the Technology Field
IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In an effort to promote the involvement of young girls in the technology field, the Association for Women in Technology, Southern California (AWT), will kick off this season by sponsoring Technology Career Day at the University of California, Irvine, and hosting several technology-themed workshops for the Girl Scouts of Orange County. In addition to providing unique educational opportunities for the girls participating in these events, AWT aims to increase awareness of its mission throughout the technology industry in Southern California.
KLIPPAN AB: Annual General Meeting
KLIPPAN, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At KLIPPAN's annual general meeting, Jan Bernander, Bertil Bernadotte, Ulf Ek, Bjorn Gillberg, Tommy Kullberg, Stefan Lersten and Kjell Svensson were re-elected as members of the Board. Mariana Burenstam Linder was elected a new ordinary member.
Bright Star Ventures Ltd.
Bright Star Acquires High Grade Gold Mine in China
VANCOUVER, B.C., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bright Star Ventures Ltd. (TSX Venture Exchange:BSV) (the "Company") has entered into a letter agreement with the Yunnan Nonferrous Metals Geological and Mining Company Ltd. (YNMGM), the provincial authority for Nonferrous Metals, to acquire from YNMGM, a 75% interest in the "Gongguo Property", a high-grade gold mining and exploration operation. Gold grade intersection of 15.11 g/t over 9 meters (with a high value of 138.00 g/t over a 1.0 meter interval) in the KD-4 tunnel has been encountered in exploration workings.
Seattle's Best Coffee
Torrefazione Italia(r) Brewing More than Coffee in Dallas
SEATTLE, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Torrefazione Italia(r) Coffee today announced the grand-prize winner of its recent "Write a Poem, Go to Rome" trip give-away contest. Michael Callahan, of Dallas, Texas wrote the winning verse of romance, and will receive two roundtrip airline tickets to Rome, as well as a cash allowance toward six-nights' accommodations. The grand-prize package is valued at more than $2,000.
Western Media Group
Western Media Group Signs Letter of Understanding with Vested Health Care
COMMACK, N.Y., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Western Media Group Corporation (OTCBB:WMGCE) and Vested Health Care, which holds a licensing agreement with Avreo, Inc., signed a letter of understanding that will grant the Med-Link VPN the opportunity to offer its clients the Avreo Radiology Workflow Software that allows for the reading of MRIs and CAT scans digitally. Both companies have begun negotiations on a definitive agreement.
Vianale & Vianale LLP
Vianale & Vianale LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. -- AKLM
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Florida law firm of Vianale & Vianale LLP announces that a class action lawsuit was filed on May 6, 2003, on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. ("Acclaim" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:AKLM) between January 22, 2002 to September 19, 2002, inclusive. A copy of the complaint filed in this action can be viewed on Vianale & Vianale's website at: http://www.vianalelaw.com