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2008-10-03 09:00:27

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to provide this update regarding the status of the company's current financing arrangements. Tao and the lender of the $1,000,000 financing previously announced in a news release dated April 10, 2008 have jointly agreed to the cancellation of that agreement. Due to the cancellation of the agreement, Tao will not be filing the registration statement required by the terms of that financing. The conversion rights for the $125,000 tranche that has...

2008-09-24 00:00:22

By Craig Smith Edward Muller grew up in Regent Square, listening to Pirates games on the radio and watching the comings and goings around the neighborhood. He said those observations helped him in his teaching career at the University of Pittsburgh. "I must have been an observer as a kid," Muller said. "Growing up here left me with a set of intuitions." Muller, 65, who teaches history and is director of Pitt's urban studies program, will be the subject of a symposium Friday at the...

2008-09-09 09:00:36

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) announced today that James Sikora, Tao's CEO and largest shareholder, has purchased, on the open market, 1,000,000 shares of Tao common stock to add to his previously existing share ownership position. Commenting on his purchase, Mr. Sikora stated, "Although I am already Tao's largest shareholder, it is my opinion that the company's shares are, at present, significantly undervalued by the market and have added to my position as an expression of my confidence...

2008-07-10 09:01:07

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) announced today that they have received a second tranche in the amount of $100,000 from a previously announced financing. Tao will utilize these funds to advance the El Colmillo Gold Mine Project, currently the company's primary development focus. Details of precise expenditures, for mine upgrades, etc., of the money from this tranche will be set forth in an imminent, upcoming news release. Jim Sikora, President of Tao Minerals, Ltd. was pleased to...

2008-06-24 12:02:55

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it is acquiring MINERA TAO SA ("MTS") which will become its wholly owned Colombian subsidiary company. MTS will hold all of the Colombian mining concessions and interests on behalf of Tao Minerals Ltd. and will facilitate and streamline further acquisitions of mineral and mining concessions within Colombia. This acquisition along with the recently announced financings will enable Tao Minerals to accelerate its near and mid-term...

2006-06-16 03:45:00

SHANGHAI -- Chinese claiming Confucius for an ancestor can now use a genetic test to prove a direct blood connection to the grandfather of Chinese social mores, a state newspaper said on Friday. The fifth-century BC social philosopher's ideas of filial piety and deference to elders influence Chinese society and politics even today. Now his countrymen can establish a genetic link in a test that will cost more than 1,000 yuan ($125), according to the Shanghai Morning Post. "We would like to...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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