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Looking Into Earth's Future -- Author Raymond Lennertz Calls Awareness to Man's Predominant Problems
MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Natural calamities and man-made disasters occur from time to time. They claim the lives of many people and devastate properties and natural bounties. But what causes these tragedies and why do they take place? How can we control them? Is it not global warming that causes natural calamities? Or are these man-made catastrophes caused by man's evil thoughts? Delve into author Raymond Lennertz's The Shadow Incident and learn some important issues surrounding these global concerns and how man can deal with them.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC Announce Initiation of Investigation Into Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., for Possible Securities Law Violations.
METAIRIE, La., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC ("O'Bell") announce its investigation into Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., ("Matrixx" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:MTXX) to determine whether it has violated federal securities laws by issuing materially false and misleading statements to shareholders.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Awarded PSA Contract for USS George H. W. Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), will be returning to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for post-delivery maintenance work, also known as the ship's post shakedown availability (PSA).
3D Systems Corporation
MQast to Supply Shapeways With Precious Metal Custom Parts
VALENCIA, Calif., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MQast, LLC, a provider of high-quality, custom complex metal parts announced today that it will produce custom cufflinks and custom napkin Ringpoems from sterling silver that will be offered by Shapeways via its online co-creation community.
SP Plus Corporation
Standard Parking Corporation Announces Election of Timothy J. White to the Company's Board of Directors
CHICAGO, June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Standard Parking Corporation (Nasdaq:STAN) one of the nation's largest providers of parking management services, announced today that Timothy J. White has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. White is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Mezzanine Investing and Head of Private Equity Investing for GSO Capital Partners LP, an alternative asset manager with over $23 billion of assets under management.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan to Preserve Value of Net Deferred Tax Assets
HORSHAM, Pa., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, announced today that its board of directors adopted a shareholder rights plan to help preserve the value of the Company's net deferred tax assets, by reducing the risk of limitation of net operating loss carryforwards and certain other tax benefits under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Company intends to seek shareholder approval of the rights plan at its next annual meeting.
Investors Real Estate Trust
Investors Real Estate Trust Announces 4th Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
MINOT, N.D., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investors Real Estate Trust (Nasdaq:IRET) (Nasdaq:IRETP) today announced that it plans to issue an advisory release after the close of market on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, notifying the public that a financial and operating results earnings release for the year and three months ended April 30, 2009 has become accessible at the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at www.iret.com. The complete release, along with a Supplemental Operating and Financial Data package, will also be available directly at the following web page no earlier than 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 30, 2009:
Ulticom Announces Settlement With SEC
MT. LAUREL, N.J., June 18, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ulticom, Inc. (the "Company") (Pink Sheets:ULCM) announced today a final settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") regarding the previously disclosed investigation of the Company's historical option grant and non-option grant accounting practices. The SEC filed a civil injunctive action against the Company (the "Complaint") for violation of Section 17(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, Sections 13(a), 13(b)(2)(A) and (B) and 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and Rules 13a-1, 13a-11, 13a-13 and 14a-9 promulgated under the Exchange Act. These sections address the anti-fraud, periodic reporting, proxy solicitation, maintenance of books and records, and internal control provisions of the federal securities laws. Simultaneous with the filing of the Complaint, without admitting or denying the allegations therein, the Company consented to the issuance of a final judgment (the "Final Judgment"). No financial penalty, disgorgement or other monetary relief is ordered in the Final Judgment. The Final Judgment provides that the Company is permanently restrained and enjoined from any future violations of the securities laws addressed in the Complaint and further orders the Company to become current in its periodic reporting requirements under the Exchange Act by no later than November 9, 2009.