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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman, TRW Registration Statement Declared Effective
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and TRW Inc. (NYSE:TRW) today announced that the Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed by Northrop Grumman with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with their pending shareholder meetings and merger transaction is effective. The Registration Statement contains the joint proxy statement/prospectus relating to the proposed acquisition of TRW by Northrop Grumman.
Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP
Abbey Gardy, LLP Commences Class Action Securities Fraud Suit Against CIGNA Corporation -- CI
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Abbey Gardy, LLP commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Pennsylvania on behalf of a class (the "Class") of all persons who purchased securities of CIGNA Corporation ("Cigna" or the "Company") (NYSE:CI) between May 2, 2001 and October 24, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The Compliant names as defendants Cigna, H. Edward Hanway, James G. Stewart and James A. Sears.
Grandma in the Computer Age: Let this grandma teach you how to live your life - and surf the 'net
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- If you think that the elderly are not capable of making a phone call with tiny computer-cellphones and surfing the 'net with a high-speed computer, then it's high time you meet this lady. Author Clara E. Martin recounts her own feats and defeats, encounters and struggles, amid this fast-changing world, as she takes a walk through memory lane in her autobiography "Grandma's Stroll Down Memory Lane" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc.
Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. Reports Record Revenues for Third Quarter of 2002
CLARENCE, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:GB), a leading developer and manufacturer of batteries, capacitors, components and enclosures used in implantable medical devices and specialty batteries used in demanding non-medical operations, today reported record revenues for the third quarter of 2002.
Nada Nutria Saves the Day!; A Nutria and Her Cousins Embark on an Adventure
METAIRE, La., Oct. 30, 2002, (PRIMEZONE) -- Nutria were brought to Avery Island, to a salt dome, by Mr. Ned for experimental stock breeding purposes. The experiment became a wonderful story of cousinship and love when a hurricane put Nada, a half-blind nutria and her cousins, on an adventurous quest in Ann Conti Morcos' latest offering, "The Tale of Nada Nutria" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
"The Allure and Enchantment of Egypt": Author Shares Her Experiences as an American Woman Living in Egypt
LUDINGTON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Ahmed pushed me with force pinning me against a wall and fervently began to kiss me. I was stunned and struggled with all of my might to free myself from his unwanted advance." This is just one of the compelling and sometimes delightful experiences of the author, Patri Bohj, who traveled to the land of her dreams, Egypt. Her accounts and observations as an American woman living in Egypt are detailed in her poignant nonfiction chronicle, "The Allure and Enchantment of Egypt" (now available through 1stBooks Library).