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Patient Portal Technologies, Inc.
Patient Portal Technologies to Launch MedEx Home Delivery
BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Patient Portal Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:PPRG) announced today that the Company is partnering with Rite Aid Corporation to pilot a unique prescription delivery service to hospital patients. The pilot program will be conducted with a Philadelphia healthcare system and supported by select Philadelphia Rite Aid locations.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Technologies Announces Higher First Quarter Earnings
ATLANTA, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) today reported first quarter 2008 earnings from continuing operations of $4.2 million, or $.26 per share, on revenues of $75.5 million. In the comparable quarter of 2007, the Company reported earnings from continuing operations of $2.9 million, or $.19 per share, on revenues of $66.6 million. The 2008 earnings included a net benefit of $.03 per share for an increase in U.S. research and development tax credits available to the Company. First quarter operating income increased 18 percent in 2008 compared with 2007, excluding the 2008 SG&A expenses related to the preparation of the R&D tax credit claim.
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
CenterPoint Energy Reports First Quarter 2008 Earnings
HOUSTON, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) today reported net income of $123 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2008 compared to $130 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, for the same period of 2007.
Coastal Banking Company
Randy Kohn to Retire From Coastal Banking Company
BEAUFORT, S.C., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Banking Company Inc. (OTCBB:CBCO) today announced that its president, Randolph C. Kohn, has decided to retire. He has informed the company's board of directors that he will step down from his position as president effective today, April 30, 2008. Michael G. Sanchez, chief executive officer of the company, will assume the additional duties of president.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.4 Million in Satellite Communications Equipment Orders
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received $2.4 million in orders for satellite communications equipment from a major system integrator. The equipment will be deployed by U.S. and foreign government agencies to expand existing satellite communications-based networks.