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Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs to Present At the Jefferies Healthcare Conference
WARRINGTON, Pa., June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) announced today that Robert J. Capetola, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Labs, will present an update on the Company's recent progress at the Jefferies 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference to be held in New York. The conference will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Reaches Unprecedented Joint, Pre-Merger Agreement With Delta, Northwest Units of Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l.
ATLANTA, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today confirms that a tentative agreement has been reached between the Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines units of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) on a joint contract to take effect upon closing of the Delta-Northwest merger, expected later this year. The pilot groups also have established a separate process designed to establish a single pilot seniority list by the close of the merger.
Heritage Financial Corporation
Heritage Financial Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
OLYMPIA, Wash., June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:HFWA), The Board of Directors of Heritage Financial Corporation, parent company of Heritage Bank and Central Valley Bank, declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share payable on July 30, 2008 to shareholders of record on July 15, 2008.
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company Holds Open Season for Firm Perryville Hub Wheeling Service
HOUSTON, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Company (CEGT), an indirect, wholly-owned interstate natural gas pipeline subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), announced today the start of a non-binding, 31-day open season to gauge market interest in a new firm wheeling service designed to provide shipper access to existing excess receipt and delivery capacity, along with planned future expansions of such capacity in the growing Perryville Hub(sm) service area in northern Louisiana.
Carpenter Moore Ranked Number One D&O Insurance Broker for Public Companies, Survey Finds
SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Carpenter Moore, a wholly owned subsidiary of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today announced it has been ranked the number one directors and officers (D&O) insurance broker for public companies, according to the latest annual survey by a leading professional services organization. The Towers Perrin Directors and Officers Liability Survey, now in its 30th year, also recognized Carpenter Moore as the leading D&O broker in three other categories: asset size from $400 million to $1 billion, $2 billion to $5 billion, and $5 billion to $10 billion.
Klayman & Toskes P.A.
Notice to All Investors of the Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund From the Securities Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes
NEW YORK, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Securities Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, www.nasd-law.com, announced today that investors who lost money in the Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund ("Evergreen Fund" or "the Fund") (Nasdaq:EUBAX), (Nasdaq:EUBBX), (Nasdaq:EUBCX) and (Nasdaq:EUBIX), and who wish to inquire about the class action recently filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts should contact Klayman & Toskes to discuss all of their legal options. The Evergreen Fund was managed by Evergreen Investments which is the name under which Wachovia Corporation (NYSE:WB) operates its investment management business.
Adams Golf Set to Join Russell Microcap Index
PLANO, Texas, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Golf, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADGF) will join the Russell Microcap Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its family of U.S. indexes on June 27, according to a preliminary list of additions posted Friday, June 20, 2008 on www.russell.com.
Welwind Energy International Corporation
Welwind Conference Call Held On June 23, 2008 is Now Available On the Company's Website
SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Welwind Energy International Corp (the "Company") (OTCBB:WWEI) held a conference call on Monday June 23, 2008 with Tammy McNabb, President and Director; Shannon de Delley, Managing Director; Luis Carillo, Internal Counsel; and Lie Yonggiang, Manager of Welwind China Operations. The conference call included an update of the Zhanjiang PPA, the Peace Region announcement and the YATU Turbine Agreement and Joint Venture relationship. Investor questions followed.