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Epic Financial Corporation
Epic Financial Launches Technology Division
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Epic Financial Corporation (OTCBB:EPFL) announced today that it has launched its Technology Division to acquire, operate, and/or invest in financial technology and technology companies catering to the Internet, software, and technology infrastructure industries.
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA
PGS Senior Creditors Approve Restructuring Plan
OLSO, Norway and HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (debtor in possession) ("PGS" or the "Company") (OSE:PGS) (Other OTC:PGOGY) announced today that, according to a preliminary tabulation of the voting results in respect of the Company's First Amended Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan"), which was filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Bankruptcy Court") on September 10, 2003, the requisite number and dollar amount of its banks and bondholders voted to accept the Plan. Tabulation of voting results with respect to the Company's junior subordinated debentures will be completed later today.
Sectra displays world-class mobile security solutions at TechNet Europe
LINKOPING, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sectra will showcase its products at TechNet Europe, a military defense trade show at the Jolly Hotel Midas in Rome on October 16-17. Visitors are welcome to test our secure mobile telephones, which are used today by the most demanding defense and public sector customers within EU and NATO.
Enablement, Empowerment and Wellness - Author offers crisis intervention program for adolescents
PETERSHAM, Mass., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Author and longtime guidance counselor Lorraine R. Maille writes that there are countless crisis intervention programs for treating adolescents; however, these programs very seldomly improve students' emotional welfare. In response, she's created her own method, which she details in Enablement, Empowerment, and Wellness: A Crisis Intervention Program for Counselors Working with Students of High School and College Age (now available through 1stBooks).
The Path to a Patent - New guidebook geared to help inventors in design, patent and marketing stages
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Countless people have created genius inventions. However, the system designed to protect people's ideas is the very system that requires such complicated applications that it is extremely difficult to receive a patent and get the idea rolling. In `Launch to a Successful Idea!,' Vesta M. Attaway details how to apply for a patent and offers tips and tricks to prevent frustration when receiving a patent and researching and marketing one's idea.
Searching for Love -- New memoir tells of dancer's life, failed marriages and Native American heritage
CONKLIN, Mich., Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- From day one, Crystal Rivers says her life was an "evil, vicious, sex trip." In the new autobiography, Someone Please Love Me: A True Story of a Dancer from the Movie Porky's (now available through 1stBooks), Rivers describes her life from the earliest days in an orphanage to life with her eighth husband. In a telling work, this lifelong dancer reveals it all.
Code of Silence: New Book Details the Demise of a Deadly Gang
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In October 2003, Ann Lee will launch People Against Gang Violence (PAGV) in Minneapolis. Lee's organization hopes to curb gang violence in the chilly Midwestern city, which has been wrought by havoc for more than a decade. Lee first became involved in the cause after a disturbing case that took the lives of five children in a devastating fire. The fire, and the violence surrounding it, is the subject of her new book, Code of Silence: The Andre Coppage Story (now available through 1stBooks).