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Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation On Behalf of Preferred Shareholders of Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae")
BENSALEM, Pa., Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae" or the "Company") (NYSE:FNM) concerning possible securities violations related to the Company's offering of 8.25% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series T ("Series T Preferred Stock") that took place on or about May 14, 2008 at $25.00 per share, and the offering of 8.75% Non-Cumulative Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series 2008-1 ("Series 2008-1 Preferred Stock") that took place on or about May 19, 2008 at $50.00 per share.
Breaking the Bonds -- New Memoir Recounts the Author's Battle With OCD and Alcoholism
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Do you keep checking little things over and over again? Are you caught up in routines you are compelled to do? Are there persistent thoughts that circle endlessly in your mind? Then you may have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Know more about this ailment -- and its connection to alcoholism -- in Randall Baird's candid memoir.
In Pursuit of the Old Days -- New Book is a Creative Interpretation of a Historical Drama
PLACITAS, N.M., Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The pursuit for respect and recognition could go as far as using violence in order to make such pursuit come about. At least that is what the American Indian Movement or AIM was partly involved in, and this is one of the underlying themes in Gary L. Stuart's AIM For the Mayor: Echoes from Wounded Knee.
The Price of Fame -- A Riveting New Novel About a Band's Rise to Fame and Its Lead Singer's Shocking Downfall
AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Success is that one thing that everyone aspires. For some, it is a long journey of hard work and constant disappointments. Those who hold success and its inevitable companion, fame, in their hands are admired, revered, and put on a pedestal. But what is the price of success? They say what goes up, must come down and that the higher one flies, the harder one falls. In a moving tale about a successful band and its young and talented lead singer, author Urban Nilsson takes readers inside a world that is not always revealed to the public, to the screaming fans.
A Government of the People -- New Book Reminds Us of the Founding Principles of Our Great Nation
MADERA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the immortal words of Abraham Lincoln, "...and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." Too often we have missed the point of what this important declaration really means, as well as somehow forgetting the foundational principles of our great nation. If America is to reclaim its rightful place as a leader in the world its people needs be reminded of their heritage. To this end, William G. Burmer has written a highly meaningful work "WE THE PEOPLE" for the modern age.