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Growing up with Casey Kasem -- Author Offers Detailed History of Hit Radio Show's First Decade
AVON, Ind., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For many people, the "American Top 40" countdown was the pinnacle moment of every week during their adolescent years. Whether as the voice of Shaggy on "Scooby-Doo" or the host of the popular radio show, Casey Kasem has spoken his way into the consciousness of America. In his new book, American Top 40 with Casey Kasem (The 1970s) (now available through AuthorHouse), Pete Battistini highlights a decade's worth of programs and a childhood full of memories.
Hershey's Haven for Orphans -- New Book Reveals Innovative Entrepreneur's Most Remarkable Accomplishment
HERSHEY, Pa., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Milton Hershey's commercial contributions have earned him accolades as the chocolate king. However, he also channeled his talent, and energy, and all of his wealth into philanthropic endeavors that changed young lives. In his new book, Hershey: Ideal Community for Orphans (now available through AuthorHouse), John F. Halbleib offers readers the first a comprehensive looka glimpse into the mind, and mission, and philanthropy of this extraordinary man.
I Blog, Therefore I Am -- New Book Introduces Phenomenon of Web Logs
PARK RIDGE, Ill., May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the last five years web logs, known as "blogs" have become increasingly popular ways of disseminating ideas, information and opinions via the Internet. I Blog, Therefore I Am (now available through AuthorHouse) is a new book compiled by Book of Blogs, Inc. and edited by Peter Wojtowicz, that offers insight into these personal diaries and the human psyche.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Bayport, Security, Environmental Matters
HOUSTON, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission will consider several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting at 12 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2005 at the PHA Executive Office Building, located at 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610). Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.
New Acting CEO at Korsnas
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investment AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") today announced that Vigo Carlund, the Chairman and former CEO of Korsnas, has been appointed acting CEO of Korsnas AB. The current CEO, Per Lindberg has resigned at his own request. The work on recruiting a new CEO will begin immediately and Vigo Carlund will remain as the acting CEO until a replacement is appointed.