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Roberts Realty Investors, Inc.
Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. Acquires 22 Acres for New 154-Unit Community
ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. (AMEX:RPI) announces that on August 4, 2005, it purchased 22 acres of undeveloped land for a new 154-unit community in the North Atlanta submarket of Cumming, Georgia. The land is located near the intersection of Georgia Highway 9 and Old Atlanta Road in the City of Cumming. The property was acquired for $4.8 million. The acquisition is part of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange using a portion of the proceeds from the May 2005 sale of the company's Ballantyne Place community, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is Roberts Realty's second acquisition using proceeds from the Ballantyne Place sale. In June 2005, the company purchased 14.5 acres of investment property zoned for 217 residential units in the Westside mixed-use development in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Pappas Telecasting Companies
KMPH News Introduces 'Around the Clock Webcast'
FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- KMPH-TV/Channel 26, Pappas Telecasting Companies' FOX affiliate in the Fresno-Visalia, California Designated Market Area (DMA), today announced that it has launched "Around the Clock Webcast," a new daily web-only newscast. "Around the Clock Webcast" will consist of the top news stories of the day, presented by KMPH News anchors in a newscast of about five minutes. In most cases, the stories will be available to Internet users even before they are broadcast on KMPH's 10 O'Clock News. Viewers may access the new feature by visiting www.kmph.com, then clicking the "Around the Clock Webcast" button.
Coastal Holdings, Inc.
Coastal Holdings, Inc. in Negotiations to Acquire Interest in India-based Pharmaceutical Firm
HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Coastal Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSJJ) is pleased to announce that it is in the advanced stages of negotiations to acquire an interest in an India-based pharmaceutical firm. The firm is publicly traded and is currently listed on The Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE). The firm has experienced strong annual growth in its revenue and profit over the past couple of years, which is due in part to its focus on the rapidly expanding therapeutic segments of the industry such as diabetes. The firm is in the process of expanding its product portfolio and operations overseas in order to consolidate its position as one of the major India-based players in the global pharmaceutical industry.
HumWare Media Corporation
Michigan Fantasy Sports Reporter Set to Launch
GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HumWare Media Corporation (Pink Sheets:HMWM) today announced its wholly owned subsidiary HumWare Media Franchise Corporation is launching its Fantasy Sports Reporter Magazine in Michigan. The Company also announced that the magazine would be ready to publish and distribute in October.
Capture Screen Images, Video and Audio with the New CaptureWizPro Version 3.4 by PixelMetrics
ARVADA, Colo., Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The latest CaptureWizPro gives you the power to capture it all -- screen images, oversize scrolling areas, screen action, video and now audio. Innovative features, like its handy pop-out capture bar, make it fast and easy to use. New recording tools enable you to capture training videos, streaming digital media and web cams directly to your hard drive.
Heartland Holdings Announces Stock Purchase Agreement With Persinger Equipment, Inc.
PLYMOUTH, Minn., Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Heartland Holdings Inc., (OTCBB:HTLJ) pursuing its earlier stated growth goals, on July 29, 2005, entered into a binding stock purchase agreement with Steven Persinger to acquire all the outstanding issued stock of Persinger Equipment, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, for $4,735,000.
Ekwan- X Inc.
Ekwan-X Announces First Sampling Survey in Nevada
TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ekwan-X (Pink Sheets:EKWX) is pleased to announce that it has completed its first ground sampling on one of the targets selected from our satellite data from the State of Nevada. The target area is in the Virgina City mining district of Nevada. This area has been one of the most prolific mineral producing regions in the world and is home to the famous Comstock Lode. The samples will be analyzed to obtain spectral signatures, which will be used to refine the definition of this target for further follow up work.