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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Ryanair Holdings plc to Join the NASDAQ-100 Index Beginning February 14, 2007
NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ryanair Holdings plc (Nasdaq:RYAAY) of Ireland, will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index(r) (Nasdaq:NDX) and the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (Nasdaq:NDXE) prior to market open on February 14, 2007. Ryanair Holdings plc will replace American Power Conversion Corporation (Nasdaq:APCC). Ryanair Holdings plc will also be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock(sm) (Nasdaq:QQQQ).
Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc.
FFE Transportation Services, Inc. Names Scott Webb as Vice President and General Manager of FFE Logistics, Inc.
DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FFE Transportation Services, Inc. ("FFE"), a subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:FFEX), announced today that Scott W. Webb has been named Vice President and General Manager of FFE Logistics, Inc., the company's freight brokerage and logistics subsidiary. Webb will report to John T. Hickerson, President, American Eagle Lines and FFE Logistics, Inc.
Pirate Capital LLC
Pirate Capital Comments On Proposed Aquila, Inc. Transaction
NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pirate Capital LLC, the beneficial owner of approximately 17.6 million shares of common stock in Aquila, Inc., urged today in a letter to all Aquila, Inc. shareholders that the shareholders express their concerns with respect to the proposed acquisition of Aquila, Inc. by Great Plains Energy and Black Hills Corporation, and ultimately vote against the deal.
Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.
Ladies Health & Fitness USA Closes On Fast Track Fitness, Inc.
SPARTANBURG, S.C., Feb. 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ladies Health & Fitness USA, a subsidiary of Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SHMM) announced today that it has completed the closing of the purchase of Fast Track Fitness, Inc. Greg Tucker, President of Southern Home Medical stated, "We are pleased to have finalized this closing. This is a good fit for our team. We are pleased that this site will require very little expense in converting to the Ladies Health & Fitness brand."