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Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Zale Corporation -- ZLC
HARTFORD, Conn., July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Zale Corporation ("Zale" or the "Company") (NYSE:ZLC) between February 18, 2005 and May 5, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Juniper Networks, Inc. -- JNPR
HARTFORD Conn., July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Juniper Networks, Inc. ("Juniper" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:JNPR) between September 1, 2003 and May 22, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period"). Also included are all those who acquired Juniper through the acquisitions of Perbit Networks and NetScreen Technologies.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 92,300 of Its Common Shares
LONDON, July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 92,300 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 134.52 per share (approximately $21.27 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
Medical Justice Services, Inc.
Neurosurgeon Files Patent Application For Universal Solution to Current Healthcare Crisis
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jeffrey Segal, MD, a neurosurgeon, entrepreneur and CEO of Medical Justice Services Inc., has filed a patent application for HealthCare 2.0, a system that will radically change the way insurance carriers, health systems, doctors and patients work together.
Kirby McInerney LLP
Kirby McInerney & Squire LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Vonage Holdings Corporation Investors -- VG
NEW YORK, July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Kirby McInerney & Squire, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of all purchasers of Vonage Holdings Corporation ("Vonage" or the "Company") (NYSE:VG) common stock pursuant to or traceable to the Company's May 23, 2006 Initial Public Offering (the "IPO" or the "Offering"). This claim is also being brought on behalf of Vonage customers who purchased or otherwise acquired Vonage common stock through the Vonage Directed Share Program (the "Subclass").
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Converts Six locations in the Pittsburgh Market
PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS) a Delaware Corporation, has announced that it has converted six existing pizza locations based in the Pittsburgh market into Unique Pizza and Subs franchises. Each of the six locations average between $450k -- $500k per year in sales. The six franchises are located throughout the Pittsburgh area: 4329 Northern Pike, Monroeville; 2528 Sarah St, Southside; 20 Beaver St, Leetsdale; 261 Moon Clinton Rd, Moon Township; 210 Grant Ave, Millvale and 1611 Broadway Ave, Beechview. By signing the UFOC agreements to convert their stores over to Unique Pizza and Subs franchises, the six locations will immediately start paying Unique Pizza and Subs Corporate a weekly franchise fee. Jon Amato (owner of the Southside location) stated; "I am very excited about the benefits of being a part of Unique Pizza and Subs nationwide expansion, the Customer Response Center alone will save my location around $25,000 a year and should help to increase my sales by an extra $75k to $100k! Joining on with Unique Pizza was the smartest business decision I could make and I look forward to helping Unique grow nationwide."
ClickTracks Web Analytics Reports Record Sales Quarter
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Web Analytics leader ClickTracks Analytics Inc. (www.clicktracks.com) today announced a second consecutive record quarter for 2006, 19.5 percent revenue growth over Q1 2006 and a 60 percent increase over the same quarter in 2005. The company reported 97 percent revenue growth in 2005.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Information
SPOKANE, Wash., July 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Randall L. Fewel, President & Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (OTCBB:NBCT), the parent company of Inland Northwest Bank (the "Bank"), today announced second-quarter 2006 net income for the Company of $646,389. For the six-months, year-to-date, net income for the Company is $1,255,725. Quarterly earnings increased $140,402 (28%) over results reported for the same quarter in 2005 and for the six-months, year-to-date, net income increased $299,718 (31%). Current year, fully diluted earnings-per-share report at $0.29 and $0.56 for the second-quarter and year-to-date, respectively. In 2005, for the same periods, earnings-per-share reported at $0.22, and $0.42. Annualized return on average assets for the six-months, year-to-date 2006 reports at 0.98%, with return on average equity reporting at 11.4%.