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Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin & Peckel LLP Commences Class Action Against Merck & Co., Inc. and Certain Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- MRK
NEW YORK, July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck" or the "Company") (NYSE:MRK) between July 23, 1999 through June 20, 2002, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). Merck, Kenneth C. Frazier, Richard C. Henriques, Raymond V. Gilmartin, Judy C. Lewent and Mary M. McDonald are named Defendants in this action.
go-today.com: Falling Prices -- 6 Night Air and Hotel
BOTHELL, Wa., July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Summer may have just begun, but it is not too soon to think about a FALL break -- and at prices like these -- there is no excuse not to go! Our most popular cites at incredible prices! The best deal on the net or off -- and that is guaranteed!
Andean American Mining Corp.
Andean American Mining Corp.: The Santa Rosa Project -- Regional Geology
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Andean American Mining Corp. (TSX Venture Exchange:AAG) is pleased to provide additional information regarding the regional geology of the Santa Rosa Property in southern Peru. The property is located approximately 550 km southeast of the capital city of Lima. It is apparent that structural geology is very important for the location of the 19 known mineralized zones within the Santa Rosa Property. Fourteen of these zones occur within an approximately 4 km wide zone that coincides with the regionally recognized Matara Fault. The Santa Rosa Property covers approximately 16 km of this trend.
Women First HealthCare, Inc.
Women First HealthCare to Hold Conference Call at 3:20 p.m. ET Today to Discuss Women's Health Initiative Study
SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Women First HealthCare, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFHC) has scheduled a conference call for today at 3:20 p.m. ET to discuss the impact of the recent action by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to terminate its Women's Health Initiative (WHI) clinical trial of the effect of combination estrogen/progestin on women's health. Dr. Nathan Kase, Chairman and Executive Editor of the Women First Health Advisory Board, and Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, will be on the call to address medical issues and the opportunity created by the NIH action.
United Online, Inc.
United Online's Board of Directors Expands Stock Repurchase Plan to $33.5 Million
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of value-priced Internet access through its NetZero and Juno Internet services, today announced that its Board of Directors has extended its share repurchase plan through May 31, 2003, and increased the plan limit to $33.5 million from the previous limit of $10 million. Under the plan, the company may repurchase shares of its common stock through open market or privately negotiated transactions based on prevailing market conditions and other factors. Since the inception of the share repurchase plan, the company has repurchased approximately 1 million shares of its common stock at an aggregate cost of approximately $4.8 million.
SEB: Provisional Consolidated Sales at June 30, 2002; Up a Strong 36%
PARIS, July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SEB: Consolidated sales for the first six months of 2002 were up 36% from the year-earlier period. The Moulinex and Krups brands contributed sales of E241 million thanks to the successful integration process that is continuing as planned. At the former consolidation scope, sales rose 6% during the period.
Basic Capital Management
Basic Capital `Food Fight' Benefits Metrocrest Food Pantry
DALLAS, July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In concluding a charitable campaign at the end of June, employee teams from real estate firm, Basic Capital Management, Inc., happily heaped more than a ton and a half - 3,341 pounds - of non-perishable food and cases of other essentials on volunteers at the Metrocrest Social Service Center food pantry in Carrollton, Tx.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Corrpro Companies, Inc. -- CO
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., July 11, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) - The Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who acquired Corrpro Companies, Inc (AMEX:CO) securities between April 1, 2000 and March 20, 2002, inclusive (the Class Period).