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Polypore International, Inc.
Polypore Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Growth
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2008, which were highlighted by continued sales and earnings growth.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Photo Release -- Blue Meets Green: JetBlue and Aer Lingus Celebrate First Connecting Customers At JFK
NEW YORK, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) and Aer Lingus today celebrated their partnership by welcoming the first customers connecting between the two airlines at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The innovative partnership enables Irish and U.S. customers to book a single reservation between Ireland and more than 25 U.S. destinations, connecting through JetBlue's home base at JFK. The partnership is made possible by an easy-to-use booking process on www.aerlingus.com.
VirtualScopics Reports First Quarter 2008 Results
ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSCP), a leading developer of image-based solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, announced today that revenues for the first quarter 2008 rose to over $1.6 million, a 28% increase over prior year's comparable quarter. Operating loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 was $951,655 compared to $1,269,118 for the prior year's comparable period.
Energy XXI Reports Fiscal Third-Quarter Results
HOUSTON, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (Nasdaq:EXXI) (LSE:EXXI) (LSE:EXXS) today announced fiscal third-quarter financial and operating results for the period ended March 31, 2008.
First Peoples Bank
FPB Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FPB Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FPBI), a Florida bank holding company whose subsidiary is First Peoples Bank, announced today a first quarter net loss of $381,000 or ($.19) per basic and diluted loss per share, compared to net earnings of $86,000 or $.04 per basic and diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2007. Total consolidated assets for the first quarter of 2008 were $215.5 million, as compared to $196.8 million for the first quarter of 2007, a 29% annualized growth rate.
Hunt to Retire, Ulrich to Become President of Sysco Food Services of Pennsylvania, LLC
HOUSTON, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Donald K. Hunt will retire as president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Pennsylvania, LLC, a SYSCO broadline distribution subsidiary located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Debra S. Ulrich, who is currently executive vice president of that company, will become president and CEO. Both moves are effective July 1, 2008.
Labaton Sucharow LLP
Update: Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP and Labaton Sucharow LLP Filed a Class Action Lawsuit Against Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. -- LEH
NEW YORK, April 30, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP and Labaton Sucharow LLP filed a class action lawsuit on April 29, 2008 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ("Lehman Brothers" or the "Company") (NYSE:LEH) between September 13, 2006 and July 30, 2007, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint names Lehman Brothers, Richard S. Fuld, Christopher M. O'Meara, and Joseph M. Gregory as defendants (collectively, "Defendants"). The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, Defendants violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by issuing various materially false and misleading statements about Lehman Brothers' financial well-being, business operations and prospects, which had the effect of artificially inflating the market price of the Company's securities.