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The Children's Place, Inc.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Receives Notice From Nasdaq Due to Late Filing of Form 10-Q
SECAUCUS, N.J., June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE), announced today that, as anticipated, it received a Nasdaq Staff Determination letter dated June 14, 2007 from the Nasdaq Stock Market. The letter states that because the Company has not filed its Form 10-Q for the fiscal first quarter of 2007 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nasdaq, pursuant to Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(14), has an additional basis for delisting the Company's securities from The Nasdaq Global Select Market.
Dow Jones & Company
Dow Jones Issues Statement
NEW YORK, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) announced today that its Board of Directors and representatives of the Bancroft family have concluded that the best way to continue to evaluate the News Corporation proposal to acquire the Company would be for the Board of Directors to take the lead in addressing all aspects of the proposal and all other strategic alternatives, including remaining independent. Accordingly, the Board of Directors, including representatives of the Bancroft family, will conduct further discussions with News Corporation relating to the proposal and will oversee the exploration of strategic alternatives. Representatives of the Bancroft family, which owns shares representing a majority of the Company's voting power, reiterated that any transaction must include appropriate provisions with respect to journalistic and editorial independence and integrity. Any acquisition will require the approval of the Board of Directors and shareholders owning a majority of the Company's voting power. There can be no assurance that any transaction or other corporate action will result from the foregoing or that the Board of Directors or the members of the Bancroft family will support any specific proposal.
Flushing Financial Corporation
Flushing Financial Corporation Promotes W. Jeffrey Weichsel to Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FFIC) (the "Company"), the parent holding company for Flushing Savings Bank, FSB (the "Bank"), today announced that W. Jeffrey Weichsel, age 58, has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, Flushing Financial's President and Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of Flushing's Board of Directors.
Fuller Named Executive Vice President of Sysco Food Services of Austin
HOUSTON, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Michael A. Fuller has been promoted to executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Austin, LP effective July 1, 2007. Currently, he serves as senior vice president of sales for Sysco Food Services of Oklahoma.
Murray Named Executive Vice President At SYSCO's Houston Subsidiary
HOUSTON, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Theodore R. Murray II has been promoted to executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Houston, a subsidiary of SYSCO Corporation. He currently serves as senior vice president of Sysco Food Service of Dallas, LLC and will assume his new position July 1, 2007.
Bell Industries, Inc.
Bell Industries Engages SkyTel Founder as Consultant
INDIANAPOLIS, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bell Industries, Inc. (AMEX:BI) today announced that it has entered into a consulting agreement with Lake Ventures LLC, Jackson, Mississippi, to provide consulting services through its affiliate, John N. Palmer, former US Ambassador to Portugal and founder of SkyTel Communications. Bell recently acquired the assets of the SkyTel business from Verizon Communications, Inc.
WCA Waste Corporation
WCA Waste Corporation Sets Date for Annual Meeting
HOUSTON, June 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today that the 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. local time at the offices of WCA at One Riverway, Suite 1400, Houston, Texas 77056. The Corporation has fixed the close of business on July 16, 2007 as the record date for the determination of the stockholders entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.