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JetBlue Airways Corporation
Photo Release -- JetBOO Launches Spooktacular Halloween Sale
NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skip the tricks -- here's a treat: JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today launches a special $31(a) sale fare for 31 routes for customers traveling this Halloween, October 31, 2006. Customers may purchase the special JetBOO Halloween Fares in combination with JetBlue's everyday low fares if customers require part of their travel before or after Halloween. Round-trip purchase is never required on JetBlue.
Arkados Group Inc.
Arkados Sees Strong Demand for Wide Variety of Homeplug Applications
PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Arkados, Inc., the HomePlug(r) Applications Company(tm), today reported that feedback from the recent Intel Developer's Forum and HomePlug Powerline Technology Conferences reinforced the company's belief that networking and consumer electronics OEM/ODMs demand an application-centric approach. Arkados has long focused on the delivery of application-centric designs with its universal System-on-Chip (SoC) platform and patented powerline technology. The company is seeing the most interest in the following main categories of powerline communications applications: Internet radio, video surveillance and IPTV, and whole-house audio. Arkados is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arkados Group, Inc. (OTCBB:AKDS).
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
FHLBank Cincinnati Announces Third Quarter 2006 Results
CINCINNATI, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati (FHLBank) today released unaudited financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2006. Net income for the quarter increased $7.1 million, or 12.6 percent, compared to the third quarter of 2005. Year-to-date net income increased $27.7 million, or 17.7 percent, from the same period in 2005. Assets rose 3.5 percent compared to year-end 2005 and were up 2.2 percent from June 30, 2006. Mission Asset Activity -- which comprises the FHLBank's two main lines of business, Credit Services and the Mortgage Purchase Program -- grew 10.4 percent in the first nine months of 2006, compared to year-end 2005. The FHLBank also added $11.7 million to retained earnings in the quarter for a year-to-date increase of $33.2 million, bringing the total to $241.0 million as of September 30, 2006.
Maxent's New 50-Inch High-Definition Plasma Monitor Extends Family of Performance- and Value-Leading Flat-Panel Displays
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Maxent, a leading provider of high-quality, value-priced flat-panel display solutions, today announced the expansion of its line of feature-rich flat panel digital monitors with the availability of the new 50-inch diagonal WXGA plasma display (MX-50X5). Available at Best Buy stores nationwide at a suggested list price of $2,599. Delivering value and performance to the consumer market, this full-featured and ultra-sleek plasma monitor incorporates stylish integrated bottom speakers making the MX-50X5 an ideal home theater display.
Pinstripe's Sue Marks Honored for Outstanding Industry Leadership at 9th Annual Talent Acquisition and Staffing Summit
BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Susan Marks, CEO of Pinstripe(r), Inc., a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and recruitment services firm, was named runner-up in the Recruiting and Staffing Leader of the Year category at the Recruiting and Staffing Best in Class (RASBIC) Awards Dinner and Ceremony, held in conjunction with IQPC's 9th Annual Talent Acquisition and Staffing Summit, October 16-19 in Atlanta. The award, presented by a distinguished panel of recruiting/staffing experts and practitioners, recognizes excellence in integrating strategic staffing and recruiting processes, employee commitment, recruiting/staffing vision, team alignment and industry innovation.