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Sempra Energy and Utilities Settle Litigation With State Regulators and Attorney General
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra Energy and its California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), today announced the settlement of a lawsuit brought by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and California Attorney General related to service curtailments of certain industrial SDG&E natural gas customers in 2000-01. The settlement also resolves two CPUC investigations related to the price of natural gas and affiliate-compliance issues.
Donovan Axler, LLC
Donovan Searles, LLC Announces $78,468,415 Class Action Verdict on Behalf of Pennsylvania Hourly Employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. -- WMT
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Donovan Searles, LLC announces a $78,468,415 verdict following a six-week class action jury trial against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). The verdict was entered in favor of a class of approximately 186,000 Pennsylvania hourly employees at Wal-Mart stores throughout the state.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine Adds E Energy Adams to Its Marketing Alliance
PEKIN, Ill., Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end to end supplier of ethanol, today announced that Aventine and E Energy Adams, LLC have executed a marketing agreement whereby Aventine will market E Energy Adams' ethanol production from their 50 million gallon per year ethanol plant located at Adams, Nebraska. The plant held its ground breaking ceremony in June of 2006, and is expected to complete construction and begin production during the 4th quarter of 2007.
Penn's Landing Corporation
From Haunted Ships and Spooky Screenings to 'Creep In The Deep' -- Halloweekend on the Waterfront 2006
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- You will not need to travel far beyond the city limits to enjoy family friendly Halloween-themed events and activities. The attractions along the Philadelphia and Camden waterfronts have joined forces to present Halloweekend on the Waterfront 2006, October 24-October 30, 2006. For the first time, the multiple attractions and businesses that line the Delaware river along Penn's Landing and the Camden Waterfront are working together to create a complete Halloween adventure for visitors to either side of the river. Participating attractions include: Adventure Aquarium, the Battleship New Jersey, the Blue Cross RiverRink, the Camden Children's Garden, Dave and Buster's, the tall ship Gazela, the Independence Seaport Museum, the Penn's Landing Corporation, Ride the Ducks, and the Spirit of Philadelphia.
The Shuman Law Firm
Shuman & Berens LLP Encourages Persons Who Purchased Loudeye Corp. Common Stock Between May 19, 2003, and November 9, 2005, to Consider Their Legal Options as Potential Class Members
DENVER, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Shuman & Berens LLP (www.shumanberens.com) today encouraged persons who purchased the common stock of Loudeye Corp. (Nasdaq:LOUD) between May 19, 2003, and November 9, 2005 ("Class Members") to contact Jeffrey A. Berens of Shuman & Berens LLP at 1-800-711-6483, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or their counsel of choice, concerning their rights and interests as potential class members in the shareholder class action lawsuit recently filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants violated the federal securities laws by making false and misleading statements concerning the company's operations.