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AutoZone Authorizes Additional Stock Repurchase
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) today announced its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of an additional $500 million of the Company's common stock in connection with its ongoing share repurchase program. Including the above amount, the share repurchase authorization now totals $4.9 billion.
Paragon Financial Corp
Paragon Agrees to Acquire eHOMECREDIT Corp.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Paragon Financial Corporation (OTCBB:PGNF), a consolidator in the highly fragmented financial services marketplace, announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire eHOMECREDIT Corp. Under the agreement, Paragon will issue 1,000,000 shares of its Series G Preferred Stock (valued at approximately $7,000,000) to shareholders of eHOMECREDIT. The Series G Preferred Stock is automatically convertible into 100 million shares of Paragon's common stock upon the filing of an amendment to Paragon's articles of incorporation.
TASER International, Inc.
Study Released Analyzing Cardiovascular and Physiologic Effects of TASER X26 Discharges in 66 Adults
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, announced today that a landmark study by Dr. Jeffrey Ho and several physicians from the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN has been peer reviewed and published in the journal of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. This study is the most extensive published sampling of human subjects to undergo cardiovascular and physiologic evaluation on the effects of a standard five-second exposure to the TASER(r) X26 electronic control device.
Radisson Hotel Valley Forge
The Radisson Valley Forge Announces The Waterford
VALLEY FORGE, Pa., March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Radisson Valley Forge Hotel announced today the development of a new, spectacular all-purpose Ballroom and Entertainment Center, The Waterford, in the space formerly occupied by Lily Langtry's Showplace and Dinner Theater. The theater space will be renovated into a State-of-the-Art ballroom to accommodate the high demand for weddings, association meetings, proms, social functions and stage shows for unique corporate events. The new bi-level structure will offer a contemporary and high-tech venue for the many audiences that utilize the Valley Forge Convention Center, the Scanticon Valley Forge Hotel and Conference Center and the Radisson.
More FieldTurf for Kansas State
MANHATTAN, Kan., March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kansas State University, which already has FieldTurf in its football stadium, will also be installing FieldTurf in its indoor football practice facility, its indoor athletic complex and in large portions of its baseball stadium. The joint announcement was made today by Kansas State Associate Athletic Director Casey Scott and FieldTurf CEO John Gilman.
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Securities Attorney Jeff Schulte to Preside Over Seminar
ATLANTA, March 22, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Attorney Jeff Schulte will preside over an upcoming seminar on securities law. The Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia will host the "Basic Securities Seminar" on Friday, March 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel in Atlanta. The event is co-sponsored by the Securities Committee of the Business Law section of the State Bar of Georgia, which Schulte chairs.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against PainCare Holdings, Inc. -- PRZ
HARTFORD, Conn., March 22, 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 Middle District of Florida on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of PainCare Holdings, Inc.("PainCare" or the "Company") (AMEX:PRZ) between August 27, 2002, and March 15, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period"). Also included are all those who acquired PainCare in a secondary offering in October of 2004, or through the acquisitions of Dynamic, Denver Pain, PainCare, Inc., Amphora, REC, Inc., PHS Alpha, Center for Pain Management or Desert Pain.