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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
People with Cystic Fibrosis Team Up with the Experts to Fight Infection the Virtual Way
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The first 2004 cystic fibrosis (CF) Virtual Patient Education Day live webcast, hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, and Columbia University Medical Center, will be held on Monday, January 12. The focus of the Virtual Patient Education Day live webcast is "How to Avoid Germs in CF" and is intended to give people with CF and their families a chance to learn about the reason behind initiating and the importance of observing the current infection control guidelines for CF. There will be two live webcasts on January 12; the first webcast will be at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 p.m. CT, 5:00 p.m. MT, 4:00 p.m. PT). The second live webcast will take place at 9:00 p.m. ET (8:00 pm CT, 7:00 p.m. MT, 6:00 p.m. PT).
NutraCea Launches Its New Corporate Website
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NutraCea (OTCBB:NTRZ), a leading nutraceutical research and development company, announced today the launch of its new corporate website at www.nutraceacorp.com. This launch comes as part of NutraCea's strategic initiative to provide clients, potential business partners and investors with the most up-to-date information on NutraCea's revolutionary nutraceutical products and the science behind them.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commenced the First Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against Certain Officers and Directors of Redback Networks, Inc.
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Based upon its own investigation, Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced the first securities fraud class action lawsuit against the officers and directors of Redback Networks, Inc. The action has been brought as a class action on behalf of a class (the "Class") of all persons who purchased or acquired Redback Networks, Inc. ("Redback" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:RBAKD) between April 12, 2000, the day the Company announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2000 and October 10, 2003, the day the Company announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the"SEC") was investigating various transactions between the Company and Qwest Communications, Inc. ("Qwest")(the "Class Period"). The action is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, located at 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco (C:03-5642). A copy of the complaint is available from the Courthouse or from Abbey Gardy, LLP.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commenced the First Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against Silicon Image, Inc.
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- After conducting its own investigation, Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced the first securities class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of a class (the "Class") of all persons who purchased or acquired securities of Silicon Image, Inc. ("Silicon" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SIMGE) between April 15, 2002, the day the Company announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2002 and November 15, 2003, the day the Company announced an investigation into its revenue recognition practices associated with its licensing transactions (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint is available from the Court or from Abbey Gardy, LLP.
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BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- A week in Paris, what a great way to spend your winter break, and at these prices you can't afford not to! Depart on February 14th and enjoy 6 nights in the City of Light. This package is the perfect escape and with tourist to deluxe class accommodations it fits any budget. So book now and save!
John D. Oil and Gas Company
Liberty Self-Stor Appoints new Chief Financial Officer
CLEVELAND, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Liberty Self-Stor, Inc. (OTCBB:LSSI) announced today that C. Jean Mihitsch has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. From 1998 to 2003, Ms. Mihitsch, 55, held the position of CFO at GLB Bancorp, Inc., a publicly-traded bank holding company. Ms. Mihitsch joined Great Lakes Bank, GLB Bancorp's subsidiary, in 1995 as Controller and has over 20 years of financial experience. Sherry L. Kirchenbauer, Liberty's former CFO, resigned to pursue other business interests.
The Project Group, Inc.
The Project Group engaged by Devon Energy Corporation
HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Project Group, Inc. (OTCBB:PJTG), the world's leading integrator of Microsoft(r) Project and provider of business initiative services to Fortune 1000 companies, announced today it has been engaged by Devon Energy Corp. (AMEX:DVN), the largest U.S.-based independent oil and gas producer, to provide advisory services related to the implementation of Enterprise Project Management with Microsoft's Project 2003.
Gasel Transportation Lines, Inc.
Gasel Transportation Lines, Inc. Selects New Accounting Firm
MARIETTA, Ohio, Jan. 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gasel Transportations Lines, Inc. (OTCBB:GSEL), currently operating as a debtor in possession under Chapter 11 Reorganization, today announced that it has engaged Goff, Backa, Alfera & Company, LLC to handle the Company's audit and accountancy needs. Goff, Backa, Alfera amicably supplants Van Krevel & Company who has represented the firm for the past five years.