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Hana Biosciences to Present at 2005 BIO InvestorForum
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hana Biosciences (AMEX:HBX), a South San Francisco-based biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing cancer care, will present at the 2005 BIO InvestorForum, at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2005. The presentation will take place in the Sea Cliff Room at the Palace Hotel on 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California.
Wavestream Corporation Supplies Its PowerStream Deck Power Amplifier to TCS for Integration Into Its SwiftLink DVM-90
SAN DIMAS, Calif. and ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wavestream Corporation (www.wavestreamcorp.com), a manufacturer of a new generation of compact high-efficiency solid-state power amplifiers, today announced that it is supplying its PowerStream(tm) Deck Power Amplifier (DPA) to TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (Nasdaq:TSYS), a global leader in mission critical wireless communications. Wavestream's compact, modular DPA is being integrated into TCS' SwiftLink(r) DVM-90, a Ku-band, Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) deployable communications system, also known as the "Mongoose."
Barnwell Industries, Inc.
Barnwell Industries, Inc. Declares a Three-for-One Stock Split in the Form of a 200 Percent Stock Dividend
HONOLULU, Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Barnwell Industries, Inc. (AMEX:BRN) today reported that it has amended its Certificate of Incorporation after receiving shareholder consent to increase the number of authorized shares to 20,000,000 and following Board action, has declared a three-for-one stock split in the form of a 200% stock dividend. The new shares will be distributed on November 14, 2005 to all shareholders of record as of October 28, 2005. Barnwell's transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, will distribute the new shares.
Crucell Announces Third Quarter 2005 Results
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) today announced its financial results for the third quarter and for the nine months ended September 30, 2005.
Direct Response Financial Services
Direct Response Financial Services Launches Infomercial For Direct2own Finance Company
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Direct Response Financial Services, Inc. (OTCBB:DRFL), a leading provider of stored value and debit card products and services to Hispanics and other underserved consumers, today announced that it has started a television infomercial campaign for its Direct2Own division. The infomercial airs on Adelphia cable television in the Southern California marketplace starting today. The Company anticipates running the infomercial continuously, provided sales support the underlying media purchases. Based upon successful media returns from its Internet sales effort, Company management expects the infomercial to continue expanding its reach into other television networks and marketplaces.
Labwire Announces Record Month of Testing
HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Labwire Inc. (Pink Sheets:LBWR), a leading Employee Screening Solutions Provider, today announced that the company ended the 3rd Quarter recording the highest number of monthly transactions since the company's inception. During September the Labwire Platform processed the most drug tests ever, positioning the company to achieve a run rate of $3,200,000.
Keystone Automotive Industries
Keystone Automotive Acquires Automotive Parts Distributor in Massachusetts
POMONA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keystone Automotive Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:KEYS) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Veng USA, headquartered in Seekonk, Massachusetts. Veng USA recorded trailing revenues of approximately $37.1 million over the twelve months ended August 31, 2005. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition is scheduled to close on October 31, 2005. The closing is subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon National Corporation Reports Financial Results For Third Quarter 2005
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) announced earnings of $116.2 million, or $.90 diluted earnings per share for third quarter 2005. This compares to 2004's third quarter earnings of $113.6 million, or $.89 diluted earnings per share. For the nine months ended September 30, 2005, earnings were $328.1 million or $2.55 diluted earnings per share, compared to $351.3 million or $2.73 diluted earnings per share for 2004.