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Cubic Energy, Inc.
Cubic Energy, Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
DALLAS, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:QBIK) announces today that effective August 15, 2005, it has appointed James L. Busby as its new Chief Financial Officer. The Company anticipates that all of the functions of the office of CFO will be performed by Mr. Busby no later than October 1, 2005.
McDonald's Teams Up with Educators and Health/Nutrition Experts to Promote Balanced, Active Lifestyles In Schools
HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Students as young as six years old are making their own meal choices when in the lunch line at school and a new local education partnership is helping them learn to make smart choices to lead healthy lives. Through McDonald's Active Achievers, McDonald's(r) in partnership with educators and nutrition and health experts, is providing teachers and schools in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts with resources to teach students to make balanced nutrition choices and develop an interest in being active and staying healthy.
Vision Works Media Group, Inc.
Vision Works Media Group, Inc. Two-for-One Forward Stock Split; Media Education Foundation's 'Hijacking Catastrophe' Anchors New Screen Television's August Programming Lineup
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vision Works Media Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets:VSWM) announces that the board of directors of Vision Works Media Group, Inc. has voted to forward-split the outstanding shares of the common stock at a ratio of two shares (2) for every one share (1) of common stock held on September 30, 2005 by shareholders of record on that date. Company contact Naseem Shah said, "Every stockholder on September 30, 2005 that owns one share will then own two shares. The company has extended the effective date through September 30, 2005. The stock split further demonstrates our confidence in the business and our optimism towards the future. We believe the stock split should improve the liquidity and marketability of our stock."
Peabodys Announces Intent to File 10-KSB
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peabodys Coffee, Inc. (OTCBB:PBDYE), owner of the USDA certified organic brand Black Rhino Coffee(tm), announced today that it intends to file its 10-KSB by August 31, 2005. The company reported that it has been granted a hearing date of September 1, 2005, by NASDAQ to address the late filing status of its 10-KSB. The company also reported that on the hearing date a determination will be made as to whether the company is current in its required filings.
Sun New Media Inc.
SE Global and Sun Media Transaction Update
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SE Global Equities Corp. (OTCBB:SEGB) ("SEG") reports that further to SEG's news release issued on August 12, 2005 relating to the filing of a Preliminary Proxy Circular and the announcement of a Special Meeting of its stockholders, SEG has now filed a Definitive Proxy Circular with the Securities and Exchange Commission and mailed these proxy materials to its stockholders on August 22, 2005. The items before the Special Meeting relate to the transaction between SEG and Sun Media Investment Holdings Ltd. of Shanghai, China. The Special Meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on September 12, 2005.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Partners on High-Definition Video Editing System Via WDM in Japan
TOKYO, MAHWAH, N.J. and MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADVA Optical Networking today announced it successfully completed the qualification of a remote high-definition video editing system in Japan in collaboration with partners SoftBank Technology Corp. ("SBT") and IMAGICA DIGIX, Inc. ("IMAGICA DIGIX"). SBT is a well-known network and systems integrator in Japan; IMAGICA DIGIX is a Tokyo-based video graphics trading company.
Notice to Attend Annual General Meeting in Elekta
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders in Elekta AB (publ) are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, at 3:00 p.m. in the Finlandshuset Conference Center, Snickarbacken 4, Stockholm.
Autoliv to Pay Jobs Act Dividend
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) (Stockholm:ALIV), the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has decided to pay -- under the American Jobs Creation Act -- a one-time internal dividend of just over SEK 2.5 billion or approximately $320 million from its Swedish subsidiary Autoliv AB to the U.S. parent company, Autoliv Inc.
GLOBALCash Launches Pro Sports Affinity Project
LODI, Calif., Aug. 23, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PayStar Corporation's (Pink Sheets:PYST) GLOBALCash Division, one of the nation's growing providers of stored value and prepaid ATM debit cards, announced today it is launching an initial Major Pro sports affinity program. The Affinity program will benefit specific retired football players and will make millions of sports fans aware of the many vital physical and financial needs of less fortunate but deserving retired players.