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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
As the PIPEs Industry Grows, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Continues to Reign as America's Most Active PIPEs Issuer Law Firm
NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is once again ranked the number one PIPE issuer law firm year-to-date in 2006, making it No. 1 for the 27th consecutive month. This comes on the heels of the firm's ranking as the most active PIPE issuer law firm in both 2004 and 2005. As of August 1st, the firm has been credited with representing 39 issuers in over $165 million of PIPEs transactions, averaging $4.23 million per transaction. For the same period last year the firm represented 28 issuers in over $96 million of PIPEs transactions, averaging $3.44 million per transaction. The 2006 numbers represent an increase of 16 percent in the number of transactions and of more than 42 percent in the total dollars raised on behalf of their clients.
Horizon Offshore Inc.
Horizon Offshore to Present at Oppenheimer Oil Services and Equipment Investor Conference
HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Horizon Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOFF) plans to make a presentation to the investment community at the Oppenheimer Oil Services and Equipment Investor Conference in Boston, MA. The presentation is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, August 10, 2006, and will be held at the Hilton Boston Financial District (formerly Wyndham Boston), located at 89 Broad St. in Boston. The presentation by David W. Sharp, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and by Ronald D. Mogel, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, will be available via live webcast on the Oppenheimer web site at http://www.internetvideochannel.com/oppenheimer/oil.htm.
Sound Feelings Publishing
Sound Feelings Songwriters Release New Song for World Peace
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Songwriters Howard Richman and Lisa Dawn Miller have just released their song "If You Try," an inspiring message about the possibility of peace. 50% of all profits will benefit the humanitarian organization, Susila Dharma USA. A free sample of the song is available at http://www.soundfeelings.com The complete version is available for $1 as an .mp3 download.
Newsworthy, Inc. Delivers Complete, Full-Length News Stories as Free NewsworthyAudio Podcasts
FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Newsworthy, Inc., producer of the first Personal Audio Newspaper, today announced the immediate availability of a series of free, "full-length news" podcasts. For the first time, complete, in-depth news stories are automatically and continuously delivered as audio files, allowing people to listen to comprehensive news whenever and wherever they like.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2007 Financial Results
RENO, Nev., Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AMERCO (Nasdaq:UHAL), parent of U-Haul International, Inc., North America's largest "do-it-yourself" moving and storage operator, today reported net earnings available to common shareholders for its first quarter ending June 30, 2006, of $52.2 million, or $2.50 per share, compared with net earnings of $31.8 million, or $1.53 per share, for the same period last year. Included in the results for June 30, 2005 is a nonrecurring after-tax charge of $1.08 per share associated with the Company's first quarter refinancing.
Good Times Restaurants Inc.
Good Times Reports 3rd Quarter Results
GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 9, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Good Times Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq:GTIM) today announced the results of their third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2006. The company reported net income of $291,000 versus $42,000 in the third quarter last year and said that same store sales increased .8% on top of last year's 6.3% increase. Same store sales have increased 10 consecutive quarters.