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Oily Waters - New Novel Confronts Damage of Colonization, Western Influence
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The post-colonial world of Africa is a chaotic whirlwind of fire, poverty and war. Author Ikechi P. Ihejirika uses the reality of Africa to weave a fictional novel based on the years of oppression, oil drilling and Western control. His new novel, Oily Waters (now available through 1stBooks), spans centuries to dissect the damage colonists and Western corporate imperials are inflicting in Africa.
GOD, Mom & Rock and Roll -- New Book Inspires Hope and Faith in God
MIDLOTHIAN, Va., November 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Life is filled with trials and tribulations. Many people lose hope in those times, finding no meaning in their plight, like a darkness covering their lives. Amy Shearer holds the candle for those moments. Her new book, GOD, Mom & Rock and Roll (now available through 1stBooks), is a spiritual inspiration told through the hardships of her own life.
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What's New at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winter 2003
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Celebrating the Blue Cross RiverRink's 10th Anniversary Season, many NEW events have been added. In addition to special activities taking place at least once a month from November through February, there will be a live DJ every Friday and Saturday night, from 9 p.m. until 12 midnight and children's activities every weekend with FREE face painting or crafts.
Millennium Chemicals Prices $125 Million of Convertible Senior Debentures
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millennium Chemicals (NYSE:MCH) ("Millennium") today announced that it had priced its offering of $125 million principal amount of 4% convertible senior debentures due 2023, plus up to an additional $25 million of debentures that may be issued at the option of the initial purchasers. The debentures will pay interest semi-annually. Holders may convert their debentures into shares of Millennium common stock at a conversion price of $13.63 per share, equivalent to a conversion rate of 73.3568 shares per $1,000 principal amount of debentures, subject to adjustment. The conversion privilege may be exercised during any fiscal quarter if the closing price of the common stock on a specified number of days in the prior quarter is greater than $17.04 per share, which is 125% of the conversion price, or under certain other limited circumstances. The debentures will rank equal in right of payment with all of Millennium's existing and future senior unsecured indebtedness and will be effectively subordinated to all existing and future liabilities of Millennium's subsidiaries other than Millennium America Inc., which is guaranteeing payments on the debentures.