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$1.6 Million Invested in Bay Area Military Base Reuse by U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration. 439
A new Web site that's 50 feet wide -- welcome to the World's Widest Web. 615
Acclaim Entertainment Poised for What's Predicted To Be 'Jolly' Holiday Video Game-Buying Season. 1337
ADIC and Network Integrity Team to Provide Seamless Product Integration; Fulfill Customer Demand for On-Line Network Recovery. 488
ADS Inc.: a Pivotal Third Quarter. 433
ADVO launches national shared mail extension network; Program will expand ADVO's weekly advertising reach by nearly 20%. 355
Agrium Inc. -- Senior Appointments Announced. 624
AirTouch Vice Chairman Lee Cox Retires; Five Executives Appointed to Maintain Management Continuity. 747
Alaska and AT&T Wireless ring in holidays with free calls. 277
All American Communications completes Senior Subordinated Note exchange offer; Retirement of its 6 1/2% Convertible Subordinated Notes. 514
Allegiant SuperCard 3.0 ships; new user interface and integrated Web delivery highlight release. 1018
Allergan's Zorac receives marketing approval in Germany for treating psoriasis. 461
Amcast reports strong first quarter 1997. 740
AMD Sues Alliance Semiconductor for Patent Infringement. 270
America Online to place AT1 from PLS in Internet search area. 524
American Bar Association and Data Broadcasting Corporation conclude agreement to develop satellite programming for legal professionals. 932
American Medical Alert announces that Service Agreement has been entered into with Boston Public Health Commission. 187
American Residential acquires $50 million of revenue. 317
American Technology Corporation's Miniature Radio Holiday Shipments Break Previous Records; Unit Sales are 65 Percent Higher Than During Last Year's Holiday Quarter, With More Than a 200-Percent Increase in Retail Outlets. 516
Anchor agrees to sell company assets to Consumers Packaging and Owens-Brockway. 358
Apple Computer and Silicon Graphics Sign Agreement to Advance VRML 2.0 Deployment; Apple Computer Plans to Widely Distribute Silicon Graphics' Cosmo Player as Default VRML 2.0 Browser for Apple Internet Connection Kit; Silicon Graphics to Use QuickDraw 3D in Mac OS and Windows 95/NT versions of Cosmo Player. 576
Applied Microbiology - AMBI - completes sale of food preservative business to Burns Philp. 420
ASB Financial Services names Dawson as new president. 337
Ashanti Goldfields: Directors' Interest. 100
Assisted Care Corp. To Serve Indian Elderly. 304
AT&T Offers Michigan Consumers Economical Flat Rate Price For Local Toll Calling. 382
Atkinson Announces $10 Million Installation Contract. 152
ATRION Announces Upcoming Retirement of George G. Petty; Jeffery Strickland to Become Chief Financial Officer. 336
AutoInfo Enters into New $100 Million Revolving Credit Facility. 207
Aviation Sales acquires AvEng Trading Partners Inc. 348
Axsys Technologies Inc. announces sale of subsidiary. 338
Baan Company Announces Pricing of $175M Convertible Subordinated Notes Offering. 333
BankAmerica Fourth-Quarter Restructuring Charge. 703
Bayside Capital Signs Conditional Share Purchase Agreement. 855
BC Sugar Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings. 333
Bedford Property Investors Inc. declares fourth quarter dividend. 106
Belding Heminway Company, Inc. to sell its Thread Division to Hicking Pentecost PLC. 384
Bennett Environmental Inc. Announces Outstanding Test Results at Quebec Facility. 546
Berkley Petroleum Corp. - Company Update. 126
Big City Bagels Retains KCSA For Investor Relations. 118
Bill Fields elected to Board of Directors of Lexmark International Group. 320
Biovail begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange. 198
BKC forms new business unit for space products. 240
Boutiques San Francisco: Best Third Quarter in its History. 380
Business Resource Group - BRG - Announces Record Fiscal Year Results. 938
Cabletron Systems provides advanced networking technology for CAA/Intel Media Lab. 702
Callon Petroleum Company Declares Preferred Stock Dividend. 88
Calvalley Petroleum Inc. Announces Preliminary Understanding with Yemeni Government. 215
Candela to market next generation skin resurfacing laser. 468
Catellus Declares Quarterly Dividends on Series A and Series B Preferred Stock. 146
CATIA used in the design of the Boeing's "Next Generation" 737. 471
CCGC Extends Agreement With STI-K Polymers. 485
CD-ROM developers and publishers expanding interactive marketing potential of Internet. 537
Chartwell Midwest to acquire Chicago division of Nation's Healthcare. 477
Cheyenne Division of Computer Associates Announces New Windows 95 CD-Recordable Storage Product for Desktop and Soho Market. 713
CIBER Inc. announces filing of public offering of 2 million shares of common stock. 300
Cinergy awards option for power purchase to LG&E Power Marketing. 348
Cirrus Logic Clarifies Settlement of Class Action Lawsuits. 238
Class Action Suit Filed Against Read-Rite Corporation and its Officers and Directors Alleging Misrepresentations and Insider Trading. 744
Coin Bill Validator reports 18 percent rise in fiscal 1996 revenue. 985
Columbus Realty Trust announces fourth quarter 1996 dividend. 208
Communications & Power Industries Inc. announces year-end results. 1109
Community Care Services Announces Record Second Quarter Results; Joel Quall Appointed Chief Financial Officer. 1114
Continental Airlines Inaugurates Newark-Panama-Ecuador Route; Adds Southbound Flights. 566
Cooperative Computing and CCI Acquisition Corp. extend cash tender offer for shares of Triad Systems until 12:00 midnight on Fri., Jan. 3, 1997. 226
Corporate VAT Management to Integrate Automated VAT Refund Technology with Captura Software Inc. T&E System. 656
Correcting figure in Ticketmaster earnings release. Correction Notice 525
Correcting...ISG Issues Letter To Shareholders Challenging Quorum Effort To Take Control Of The Company. Correction Notice 2665
Correcting...Retransmission of Last Dec. 4 News Release: Wajax Announces Acquisition of Mobile Equipment Rental Company. Correction Notice 175
Corsair to Install PhonePrint for Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems in Texas; RF fingerprinting system to fight fraud in Dallas, San Antonio and other markets. 372
Cortecs and Cancer Research Campaign to develop rapid diagnostic test for nasopharyngeal cancer. 1342
Creative Artists Agency And Intel Open Media Lab Aimed At Hollywood Creative Community; Facility to serve as showcase to accelerate development of compelling entertainment for home personal computers. 404
Crown Casino Announces Second Quarter Results. 290
Cymer Inc. completes follow-on public offering of 2 million shares of stock. 208
Cypango Ventures Project Update. 385
Dairy Mart announces fiscal 1997 third-quarter and year-to-date financial results; Comparable store sales up. 1094
Daniel Completes Bettis Merger. 666
Daniel Ruby Named New Editor-in-Chief for NewMedia Magazine and Hyperstand. 584
Dayton Announces Labor Dispute in Chile. 205
Dayton Superior elects Chief Financial Officer. 242
Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group study finds significant potential for redistribution of market share among telecommunications providers. 710
Developers Diversified Realty Corporation Announces 5% Increase in Dividend Level for 1997. 220
DHS Industries adds revenues of $3 mm with acquisition of Quality Network Systems Inc. 313
Discreet Logic opens new London office; new facility to provide demonstration, evaluation and training from heart of London's Soho district. 606
DMV and Standard Communications Corp. Sign Contract to Develop Digital Integrated Receiver Decoder Market. 569
Dragon Systems adds new International Sales and Marketing Director. 349
Drilling Continues to Expand Gold Deposit at Brisas. 1055
DSI Chosen By American Gem Society As Preferred Provider Of PEO Services. 211
Eastern Utilities line crews assist utilities in Connecticut, Massachusetts. 390
eBay's AuctionWeb Tops One Million Bids; Leading Online Auction Service Announces Record Year. 394
Edelbrock Corp. completes construction of new shock absorber facility. 534
El Paso Energy Corporation completes acquisition of Tenneco Energy. 855
Electronic Arts Ships FIFA Soccer 97 for the Playstation; Top-Selling International Soccer Title Delivers Exciting Gameplay on 32-Bit Platform Through MotionBlended Animations and Enhanced Artificial Intelligence. 772
Electronic commerce made easy. 84
Emaze Software offers WebThread, ScriptWizard on 602
Emerson Radio completes acquisition of controlling interest in Sport Supply Group. 671
Endesa makes announcement. 471
Enscor reports earnings of US$38,000 or US$0.00 per common share for the first quarter of its 1997 fiscal year. 182
ESI ships systems to Samsung in excess of $2 million. 307
Essential Resources Acquires Exclusive Licensing Agreement To Internationally Market Lamaze Baby Products. 272
Etak discovers new way to develop 'ultimate map'; Menlo Park firm awarded U.S. patent for digital map 'conflation'. 422
Excel Realty Trust Inc. announces public offering. 150
Extent of Class A Warrants until June 30, 1997. 114
Fairfield underwriters exercise over-allotment option. 225
Fairlady Energy Inc. announces it has acquired oil and gas permit. 189
Fidelity Financial of Ohio Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend. 122
Fidelity Holdings announces Letter of Intent to acquire Autolife. 373
First Alliance Completes $70 Million Securitization. 213
First Calgary Enters into Agreement with Abacan Resources. 434
First Michigan Bank Corp. increases cash dividend 12.5 percent. 149
Forcenergy acquires Marathon Oil Co.'s Alaska Crude Oil Properties and Pipeline Interests for $128,210,000. 466
Forcenergy announces agreement to acquire all outstanding stock of Great Western Resources Inc. 356
Fourth Acer Affiliate to Incorporate QSound in Their PCs/QSound Labs Signs Taiwan Based Ambit Microsystems, Inc. 454
Franklin Templeton Announces Promotion of Joe L. Epstein. 129
FTP Software announces support for Microsoft Office 97. 631
Fulton Bancorp Inc. reports second quarter results. 725
G. L. Kunkle, Jr. and J. C. Miles II assume new DENTSPLY positions. Biography 487
Genentech Founder Swanson Retires as Board Chair -- In company's 20th anniversary year, Swanson decides to step down, leaving management "in excellent hands." Will continue as Genentech advisor and consultant as he seeks to expand his venture capital role. --. 616
General DataComm's New COLOSSAS Product Family Being Deployed in MFS xDSL Field Trial. 700
General Signal Calls For Redemption of Convertible Debt. 192
General Signal Increases Dividend 6.3 Percent. 140
GIFS is changing its name and will now be known as Genesis International Financial Services, Inc. to reflect its new global international image. 725
Global Stone announces shareholder rights plan. 433
Gold Reserve - Drilling Continues to Expand Gold Deposit at Brisas. 1052
Golden Books Family Entertainment reports third quarter results. 960
Golden Books reaches agreement to lower manufacturing costs. 546
Golden Knight obtains receipts for final prospectus. 271
Grand Bay Hotels Announces $300 Million Development at Lake Las Vegas Resort. 768
Great-West Lifeco Inc. Announces Approval of Two-For-One Stock Split. 195
Greentree Software announces litigation settlement. 190
Greentree Software announces private placement closing and appointment of Joseph Mooney to the board of directors and as chief executive officer. 300
Greyhound's Best Thanksgiving in Seven Years Boosts November Passenger Traffic 9.8 Percent. 539
GTE offers unique billing application on World Wide Web to long-distance carriers; CyberTrust digital certificates provide access and data security. 833
GTE provides high-speed Internet services for Creative Artists Agency/Intel Media Lab. 473
GTE selects Microsystems Software's Cyber Patrol as Internet filter for its on-line service. 559
GumTech signs worldwide marketing agreement. 470
HemaSure Announces Management Changes. 489
Hilton extends tender offers and consent solicitations for Bally debt securities. 644
HitCom ignites new media service. 425
Hoechst and AT&T sign global services contract as part of larger strategic partnership agreement. 415
Holiday Giftmarks From THE ANGLE; Personal Information Service Brings New "angle" to Gift-Giving On the Web. 610
Holly Corporation announces first quarter results. 284
Hoover's Announces Partnership With OneSource. 368
HP Announces Formation of Inkjet OEM Operation; New Group is Chartered with Extending Inkjet Technology through Third Parties. 469
HP Unveils New Flexible-Financing Product Suite; New Financial- and Asset-management Products Help Hospitals Lower Cost of Ownership and Protect Technology Investments. 872
ID Biomedical Announces Positive Results from Study of MRSA Test. 376
IEC goes over one million hours without a lost time accident. 325
IMX Corp. launches Exorex in major drug store chain; select Walgreens to market breakthrough psoriasis medication. 249
Input/Output Reports Second Quarter Results. 539
International Road Dynamics Grants Stock Options. 162
International Sports Wagering Initial Public Offering of Units declared effective. 384
Internet America Drops Price for Unlimited Internet Access to New Low. 581
IPC reports record 1996 fiscal year revenues of $250 million. 998
IRIDEX Corp. Announces Resignation of CFO and Appointment of James L. Donovan as CFO. 203
ISG Navigator, first OLE DB distributed middleware, delivers interfaces to Microsoft's ActiveX Data Objects. 600
ITS Announces Preliminary Results For Fiscal Year Ended July 31, 1996. 409
IVI and ICL Retail Systems Provide Integrated Point-of-Sale System To A Large Grocery Chain In U.S. North East. 398
Jewett-Cameron Trading Co. Ltd. -- Fiscal 1996 results exceed projections. 148
Just Great Coffee Inc. announces prototypes of its advanced coffee/espresso/cappucino machine to be placed in domestic and international locations during the first quarter of 1997. 357
Kapson acquires remaining 50% of East Northport facility. 248
Keynote Schedule Set for ComNet '97. 599
Kyung-Min Ahn joins Pacific Research & Engineering as regional sales manager, Asian territories; Ahn to establish market presence throughout Asia. Biography 352
Laboratory Specialists of America, Inc. signs letter of intent to acquire forensic drug testing operations of Pathology Laboratories Limited. 427
Larson-Davis announces 1st quarter results. 252
Laser Storm to emphasize opening company stores. 578
Lazare Kaplan International makes announcement. 193
Leaders in OEM, computer support community praise SystemSoft acquisition of Radish Communications. 698
LinkExchange announces partnership with Submit It! 512
Litton plans purchase of Racal Electronics' Marine Group. 255
Livent to form second company of its critically-acclaimed new musical, "RAGTIME" for U.S. premiere engagement, beginning June 1997 at Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles. 411
Lockheed Martin awarded $450 million dual contract for Reconnaissance and Intelligence Ground Systems. 391
Lunar Corp. wins patent lawsuit. 149
Macola, Sterling Commerce partnership expands EDI solution for users. 787
Magic Software Enterprises again wins first place in '96 Developers Competition for the fifth consecutive year. 490
Main Street And Main Incorporated to manage T.G.I Friday's restaurants in Louisiana. 247
Major Customers Support ISG Management. 360
Managed Chiropractics Inc. acquired by National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Co. 532
Mattan Obtains Commitments for Interim Financing. 227
Mazarin Builds its First Calcium Aluminate Plant. 273
Metal Management Announces Merger Agreement with HouTex Metals Company. 306
Mill City Gold Mining - Yamba Lake update. 348
Millennium Communications Announces Deal with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 348
Moms Online experiences an 80-percent growth in traffic; attributes increase to new America Online pricing plan. 397
Motorola wins contract to install CDMA-based wireless local loop network in Nigeria. 401
Mountain Province Mining Fall Drilling Program Update. 431
MSU announces serious inquires from 50 countries. 400
Multicom Publishing Releases The Woman's Day Cookbook CD-ROM; Celebrated Cookbook Comes to New Media With Customizable Recipes and Internet Connectivity. 640 lets you instantly share your bundle of joy with family and friends around the world. 457
NEC Technologies' PrivateNet Release 2.0 firewall passes NCSA certification testing. 671
Nevsun Resources Preliminary Resources Total 2.7 Million Ounces Gold. 615
New Covent Garden Soup Company Introduces Its Newest Soup of the Month, Wild Mushroom. 314
New Stock Repurchase Authorization for A&B Replaces Previous Authorization. 218
Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems reports 1st quarter results. 431
Normabec: A New Property in Argentina. 287
Nortran Allowed Patent on Novel Antiarrhythmic Compounds. 519
Oacis Healthcare Announces New Vice President, Marketing. 349
Ocean Resources Sunda Shelf Diamond Project Progress Report. 331
Old National Declares Stock Dividend. 135
OLiVR Announces Support for Netscape ONE Platform with OLiVR Viewer Plug-In for Netscape Navigator. 998
Omni USA, Inc. Announces Three New Board Members. 319
Online banking hits San Francisco by storm with Intuit's BankNOW. 678
OPTUS to raise $35 Million to Fund Acquisition of Direct Energy Marketing Limited and Municipal Gas Corporation. 507
OSB Financial Corp. announces 4th quarter dividend. 153
Owens-Illinois announces agreement to acquire glass container assets. 234
OZ Interactive Releases "The Future Is Now" CD-Rom; Icelandic Virtual Reality Specialists Produce First CD to Combine Techno Music, 3D Internet Content and Virtual Reality Viewing Software. 522
Pacific Bell Responds to MCI Allegations. 307
Pacific Gateway Properties Announces Completion of Arizona Hotel Sale for $21.3 Million. 130
Paradigm and Paragon Imaging create powerful video surveillance tool. 680
Parker & Parsley sets 1997 capital expenditures at $270 million. 290
PC Service Source Taps Industry Veteran for Cyclix Post. 447
Peter Hardy Is New Eastern Sales Manager for NewMedia Magazine. 378
Phoenix Shannon p.l.c announces it is nearing completion of its financial review. 453
Pier 1 Imports declares dividend. 133
Pier 1 Imports reports third quarter sales and earnings. 631
Pipeline Digital Ships Deck Control Plug-in for Adobe Premiere Windows '95/NT; ProVtr Controls VTRs and VCRs for Video and Multimedia Authors. 395
Portland General's MicroClimates' Unit Announces Management Team. 345
Preferred Medical Marketing Corp., MediServ, LLC, announce joint venture to produce physician practice and contract management software. 333
Preliminary Unaudited Results for the 52 week period ended 29 September 1996. 1379
Price Manufacturing Lists on ASE. 193
Private Placement of up to 1,200,000 Special Warrants; Stock Option Plan Approved. 334
Procept names Director, Medicinal Chemistry; Heads NMR-based drug discovery and medicinal chemistry groups. 215
Quanex announces record fiscal 1996 year-end and fourth quarter results. 2232
Queen Sand Resources private placement financing. 230
Radnet, Inc. Premieres Online Developer's Lunchbox Offering "Snackware" for WebShare Developers. 738
RE: Landstar Exploration cancels prospectus. 219
Rite Aid completes Thrifty PayLess merger -- Combined company operates 3,500 drugstores in 26 states and District of Columbia. 394
Rockwell's Brooktree Division to open multimedia design center in San Jose. 757
RomTech Software ranks no. 1 at six major retail chains. 400
Royal LePage - Property Tax Review - A Major Priority For Canadian Corporations In 1997. 563
Ryan Energy Technologies Inc. obtains receipts for special warrant issue. 182
Sallie Mae to redeem Notes. 201
Sallie Mae to redeem Notes. 205
Seeing your photos a whole new way. 799
SEI Fund Resources appoints new vice president of Fund Accounting. 287
Seligman Common Stock Fund to pay fourth quarter dividend. 173
Seligman Income Fund to pay fourth quarter dividend. 171
Senior Executive Richard Blackburn plans to leave NYNEX. 460
Serenpet announces financial results first nine months ended September 30, 1996. 2005
Shaffer becomes chairman and CEO of Western Auto. 256
Shiningbank Withdraws Future Oriented Financial Information. 174
Siebel Systems, Inc. Announces Production Shipment of Siebel Service Enterprise; New product suite offers comprehensive functionality for large-scale global service operations and call centers. 1067
SIMSCI signs cooperation agreement with SAP to link plant performance software to R/3 system. 457
Skyline Multimedia Entertainment to Expand Internationally. 489
Smartflex now offers high-volume Flip-Chip-On-Flex assembly services. 639
SoftArc Passes 5 Million FirstClass User Milestone; Officially Ranks Second in Client/Server Messaging; With Over 5,000,000 FirstClass Users, SoftArc Celebrates a 32.3% Share of Client/Server E-mail Market; EMMS Newsletter Ranks FirstClass Second Only to Lotus Notes in Client/Server Messaging Mailbox Count. 604
Solomon Software unveils Internet/Intranet strategy for Solomon IV for Windows. 1213
South Atlantic to Proceed with Exploration in Sweden. 520
SPSS Opens New Office in Taiwan. 424
SSE Telecom Inc. names Jack Couet executive vice president, products & strategy. Biography 231
StarSight Telecast Signs Affiliation Agreements with BellSouth and SNET Personal Vision Inc. 392
Study Looks at Myths, Facts of Water Service Privatization. 458
Sun Expands Internet Associate Program with Debut of New Online Community Web Site at Fall Internet World; New Services Advance Development of Leading Edge Internet/Intranet Solutions Worldwide. 859
SuperCard 2.5-German version ships; LuxusSoft delivers award-winning multimedia authoring tool. 593
Superconductor Technologies announces delivery of wireless communications products -- receipt of order for cellular filter subsystems. 492
SuperGen Obtains Right to License Novel Anticancer Compounds. 358
Synplicity Names Industry Veteran Andrew Haines to Top Marketing Post. 423
SystemSoft and Radish Communications Systems announce acquisition agreement. 1356
Tagalder Incorporated Announces Changes to Board of Directors. 608
Tandem Provides Clustered Server Complex for Creative Artists Agency/Intel Media Lab; Also contributes technology for digital asset and content rights management and secure electronic payments. 695
Telegen Corp. to Acquire Morning Star Multimedia. 447
Telequip joins key recovery alliance. 339
The Asia Tigers Fund declares dividend. 114
The Boston Group initiates coverage of Autobond Acceptance Corp. 114
The Cooper Companies Inc. fourth quarter and fiscal 1996 results exceed previous estimates. 2585
The Creative Artists Agency/Intel Media Lab Virtual Studio is powered by Intergraph's TDZ and StudioZ workstations. 1610
The Marcus Corporation reports record second quarter. 1548
The Outdoor Channel stakes claim on Hughes Communications' Galaxy X satellite. 323
Think Internet ... Think Broderbund; Broderbund Plugs Into the Internet with Two Web Sites Dedicated to Its Upcoming Games, Koala Lumpur: Journey to the Edge and the Last Express. 868
Thomas Lakin named as regional chairman for Star Banc Corporation -- Central Ohio. Biography 604
Ticketmaster reports strong third quarter results. 1299
Ticketmaster reports strong third quarter results. 1299
TMC AGROWORLD - formerly Power Phone Inc. - releases financial statement showing assets of U.S. $97,000,000. 576
Tracor completes successful flight test of MQM-107E target; named preferred tenderer by Australians for new aerial target system. 467
Transworld Home HealthCare, Inc.'s PromptCare unit awarded JCAHO accreditation. 373
Triarx Gold Appoints Former Anglo American Executive to Board. 140
Triathlon Broadcasting declares preferred dividend. 123
Trident Accelerates 3D Using 133MHz Accelerated Graphics Port; New Chip's 3D Performance Offers Arcade-Quality Experience, Brings Together "Best-of-Breed" Features for the First Time. 778
Trinity Industries Inc. announces quarterly cash dividend. 93
TruePosition Wireless Location System in Successful Trial. 439
Truevision Announces OEM and Development Agreement with Toshiba; Companies will jointly develop new digital video interface to TARGA. 479
Trusted Information Systems endorses IBM Key Management Framework. 375
Turner announces sale of office building and land parcel in Georgia. 271
U.S. Long Distance Corp. Announces Internet Access to Businesses Through @USLD Internet Services. 411
UGG Posts Solid Quarterly Gains in Operations. 923
Ultramar Diamond Shamrock to sell North American InTeleCom Inc. 333
Unisys declares preferred stock dividend. 81
USI issues $125 million of 7 1/4% senior notes due December 1, 2006. 277
Ventures Resource Reports Positive Alaska Exploration Results. 396
VHA teams with NationsBank and Visa U.S.A. to introduce purchasing card program. 561
VUE Plays Key Role in Growth of Novell Authorized Training. 951

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