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Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Signs Sponsorship With Atlanta Braves Star Jeff Francoeur
ATLANTA, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlanta Braves star Jeff Francoeur had a dramatic takeoff during his rookie season last year, so it is natural that Delta Air Lines, a team partner, today announced a multi-level sponsorship agreement with the Atlanta native. The multi-year agreement includes promotional appearances, involvement in community outreach programs and participation in the airline's new marketing campaign.
Harsco Promotes Gerson as Chief Information Officer
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that Scott H. Gerson has been promoted to the position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company effective May 1, 2006.
A Mafia Daughter's 'Lessons in Lasagna' -- Author Mixes Comfort Food Recipes With Experience That Shaped Her
TRABUCO CANYON, Calif., April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Luann Puglisi Kenmore has spent her life cooking, both in the kitchen and out in the world. Her new book is a collection of vignettes about her youth, her acceptance with her Mafia father's disappearance and her realization in her inner strength more than two decades later. Lessons in Lasagna: Ingredient Counseling from a Mafia Daughter (now available through AuthorHouse) is a chronicle of those moments that shaped the author and the homemade recipes that fed her spirit along the way.
Smart-tek Solutions Inc.
Smart-tek Initiates Legal Action Against RFID, Ltd. for Misleading Press Release
CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today that it has filed a Complaint in the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Marin, against RFID Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Pink Sheets. The Complaint alleges causes of action against RFID, Ltd. for (1) Defamation Per Se; (2) Intentional Interference with Contractual Relations; (3) Intentional Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage and (4) Unfair Competition (Violation of California Business and Professions Code Section 17200). The Complaint alleges that RFID, Ltd., who described itself as a competitor of Smart-tek Solutions, Inc., made a series of false and misleading representations about Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. and its development of its RTAC-PM system. In particular, the Complaint alleges that RFID, Ltd. has made provably false assertions that (1) Smart-tek Solutions, Inc.'s sole business involved closed circuit TV, access control and alarm systems for the Greater Vancouver area; (2) the RTAC-PM system could not have been developed in five months; and (3) China's technological state would not allow for implementation of the RTAC-PM system. The Complaint further alleges that these misleading assertions made by RFID, Ltd. about Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. were made for an intended audience that included current shareholders and prospective investors of both public companies and were made for the purpose of denigrating Smart-tek Solutions, Inc.'s products and services and in an effort to promote its own competing products and services. The Complaint filed by Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. seeks monetary damages in excess of $10 million and equitable relief as a result of RFID, Ltd.'s conduct.
American Southwest Music Distribution, Inc.
GL Energy & Exploration Board Approves Reverse Stock Split
HOLLYWOOD, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GL Energy & Exploration, Inc. (OTCBB:GEEX) announced today that on April 21, 2006, its Board of Directors approved and authorized for submission to stockholders for approval, an amendment to its certificate of incorporation to provide for a 1-for-74 reverse split of its outstanding common stock. In March 2006, GL Energy's Board approved and authorized for submission to its stockholders for approval, an amendment to its certificate of incorporation to provide for (i) a 1-for-35 reverse split of its outstanding common stock and (ii) changing its name to "American Southwest Music Distribution, Inc." Prior to submission to the stockholders, the Board deemed it advisable to increase the size of the reverse split. Upon consummation of the 1-for 74 reverse split, GL Energy will have approximately 8,978,136 shares of common stock issued and outstanding