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Lone Star Steak House & Saloon
Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. Announced Closing of Four Australian Lone Star Restaurants
WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. ("Lone Star") (Nasdaq:STAR) today announced the closing in the fourth quarter 2002 of four (4) underperforming international Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon restaurants located in Australia, specifically the city of Melbourne in the State of Victoria. No impairment charges will be recorded regarding these restaurants as impairment charges were previously recorded in prior years. Closing costs associated with these restaurants is not expected to be material.
ParthusCeva Fourth Quarter and Year-Ended December 31, 2002 Earnings Release and Conference Call
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ParthusCeva, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCVA) (LSE:PCV), the industry leading licensor of DSP cores and related solutions will, on January 22, release its earnings report for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2002. The company would like to invite you to join a conference call where ParthusCeva management will comment on financial results and company performance for the period. The conference call will be hosted at 8:30 a.m. New York, 13:30 London time and 14:30 Central European Time on Wednesday January 22, 2003.
`A Pox On You' -- New book Focuses on a Chillingly Possible, Fictional Account of a Smallpox Threat
NEWARK, Del., January 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "A Pox On You" (now available through 1stBooks Library) by C.B. Murray is a mystery that contemplates the use of a vicious mutant smallpox virus in bio-warfare. The action centers around an Iraqi multimillionaire who sets up an institute in the United States to produce a vaccine for a mutation of the smallpox virus and enlists the aid of a French undercover organization, the Noir, to detect who else might have the mutant and its vaccine.
`Trailing a Murderer' -- A series of deaths leads detectives to a poor migrant in new mystery novel
PITTSBURGH, January 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A prominent surgeon in a suburban Pittsburgh town seems to have it all: a successful practice, a lovely wife, promising children. Nothing can go wrong in the Smetana household, until the good doctor takes a poor teenage immigrant named Greta under his roof. "Greta" (now available through 1stBooks Library, Amazon.com and booksamillion.com), by Alex Ellenbogen, takes readers through the mysterious circumstances that seem to pursue Greta and plague the people around her.