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Global Kids, Inc.
Youth Rally to Promote Student Voices in NYC Department of Education School Policies and Advocate for Educational Justice
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Over one hundred lively NYC high school students and their supporters will rally at City Hall Park tomorrow, June 4th, from 12 to 3 p.m. to advocate for student leadership and input in key decisions made by the Department of Education (DOE). The students, members of Global Kids -- the premiere non-profit organization in New York City that teaches underserved high school students about international issues and civic engagement -- will represent campaigns that they have been working on throughout the school year.
GMX RESOURCES INC.
GMX Resources Inc. Announces New Executive Appointments
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GMX Resources Inc. (Nasdaq:GMXR) (please visit www.gmxresources.com to view the latest corporate presentation) today announced the Board of Directors of GMXR has appointed Mr. Michael J. Rohleder as President; Mr. Timothy L. Benton, Vice President of Geosciences; and Mr. Harry C. Stahel, Jr., Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ken Kenworthy, Jr. will remain Chairman and CEO, and Mr. James A. Merrill will remain CFO, Secretary and Treasurer.
Alico Special Committee for Troutman Litigation Issues Report Which Determines That It is Not in Alico's Best Interest to Pursue the Derivative Litigation
LABELLE, Fla., June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alico, Inc., (Nasdaq:ALCO), a leading landholder and land management company located in south Florida announced today that the Special Committee of Independent Directors of Alico's Board of Directors, which was constituted to investigate the allegations of a shareholder derivative action previously filed by Baxter Troutman, has completed its investigation and determined that it would not be in Alico's best interest to pursue such litigation. Accordingly, the Company has filed a motion to dismiss the litigation based upon the findings of the Special Committee of independent directors. A copy of the report has been filed with the Court, and it and the other pleadings in the case are available from the Clerk of the Circuit in Polk County Florida by reference to the matter of Baxter G. Troutman, Plaintiff, vs. John R. Alexander, John D. Alexander, Defendants, and Alico, Inc. Nominal Defendant, Case No. 08-CA-10178 Circuit Court, 10th Judicial Circuit, Polk County, Florida.
Tyson Foods Inc
Tyson Foods Endorses Pork Industry's 'We Care' Initiative
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A program that formalizes and verifies pork industry efforts to operate responsibly has been publicly endorsed by Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), one of the nation's leading pork processors. The company made the announcement today at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines.
LTX-Credence Announces Third Quarter Results
MILPITAS, Calif., June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LTX-Credence Corporation (Nasdaq:LTXC), a global provider of focused, cost-optimized ATE solutions, today announced financial results for its 2009 third fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2009.
Elizabeth Arden, Inc.
Elizabeth Arden, Inc. to Present At the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
NEW YORK, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elizabeth Arden, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDEN), a global prestige beauty products company, today announced that the Company will be presenting at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference being held at The Westin Times Square in New York City on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 12:00pm ET. Scott Beattie, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Marcey Becker, Senior Vice President, Finance will host the presentation. The conference presentation will also be webcast live at www.elizabetharden.com and will be available for replay.
Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
Merit Medical Acquires EN Snare(r) Product Rights From Hatch Medical
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and gastroenterology, today announced that it has acquired intellectual property, including patents, certain trademarks and know-how, associated with the EN Snare(r) foreign body removal device from Hatch Medical, L.L.C.
Hot Topic, Inc.
Hot Topic, Inc. Reports May Comp Store Sales Down 6.4%
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., June 3, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hot Topic, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOTT) today announced the sales results for its fiscal month of May (four weeks ended May 30, 2009). A summary of the sales results by division (including internet) is as follows: