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Universal Detection Technology
Universal Detection Technology Establishes Consulting Division to Offer Services in Bio-threat Monitor Industry
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Detection Technology (OTCBB:UDTT) (FWB:P08) (www.udetection.com), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bio-terrorism and other infectious health threats, has established a consulting division called the UDT Consulting Division. The new division will offer a variety of services, including specialized integration of the Company's anthrax spore monitor technologies with existing third party operational and safety systems, and the development of critical response plan protocols in the event of bio-threat emergencies.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
Royal Blue: JetBlue Now Serving the Queen City
NEW YORK, July 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today begins four daily nonstop flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Charlotte, NC on its new EMBRAER 190 aircraft. Fares range between $94(a) and $199(a) -- up to 75 percent lower than pre-JetBlue fares. Similar fares and service will follow for customers traveling between New York/JFK and Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, with flights starting July 20.
Golden Patriot Corp.
Golden Patriot Receives Government and State Approval for Major Drill Program on Past Producing Uranium Mine
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Golden Patriot, Corp. ("Golden Patriot") (OTCBB:GPTC) (Frankfurt:GPU) is extremely pleased to announce that it has now received Government and State approval of the 'Plan of Operations' for a 20 hole drill program on the past producing Lucky Boy Uranium Mine in Gila County, Arizona. The Plan of Operations includes: road construction, drill pad construction as well as a 20 hole drill program for approximately 6000+ Ft. All environmental requirements have now been fulfilled. Additional work is to include more geophysics/radiometric, geological sampling and mapping, which will precede the drill program expected to take place in the third quarter of this year.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Invites Budget-Minded Jet Setters to Explore the World With Special Low International Fares
ATLANTA, July 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines -- the world's largest airline in terms of destinations served -- is inviting customers to explore its expanding international route system with special low fares for travel to exciting destinations around the world. This fall and winter, Delta customers will find it more economical to enjoy fish and chips in England, kiss the Blarney Stone in Ireland, trace the steps of the Mayans in Central America or marvel at the Taj Mahal in India thanks to special low fares now available between the United States and dozens of international destinations.
Mercantile Bank Corporation
Mercantile Bank Corporation Announces Second Quarter Net Income of $5.1 Million, Up 9.0 Percent
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mercantile Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:MBWM) reported net income for the second quarter of 2006 of $5.1 million, an increase of 9.0 percent from the $4.7 million reported for the second quarter of 2005. Diluted earnings per share were $0.63 compared with $0.58 reported for the year-ago quarter, an increase of 8.6 percent. Second quarter performance reflects a continuation of first quarter trends, with solid loan growth supported by stable margins and good expense control.