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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Delisting of Securities of Microwave Filter Company, Inc. From the NASDAQ Stock Market
NEW YORK, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market announced today that it will delist the common stock of Microwave Filter Company, Inc. Microwave Filter Company, Inc.'s stock was suspended on May 07, 2007 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time. NASDAQ will file a Form 25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to complete the delisting. The delisting becomes effective ten days after the Form 25 is filed. For news and additional information about the company, including the basis for the delisting and whether the company's securities are trading on another venue, please review the company's public filings or contact the company directly.
SYSCO Acquires Austin Tatum for Asian Market Expansion
HOUSTON, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that its subsidiary for personal care amenities and other hotel operating supplies, Guest Supply, LLC, has acquired Austin Tatum, a personal care amenity company headquartered in Hong Kong. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Athena Real Estate, LLC
Athena Real Estate Acquires Cedar Park Estates Charlotte, North Carolina for $2.8 Million
DANBURY, Conn., July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Athena Real Estate, an investment and advisory firm focused on specialty niches, including manufactured housing communities, RV parks and self-storage facilities, has acquired Cedar Park Estates, a 160-site manufactured housing community, located in Harrisburg, North Carolina (in Charlotte MSA), for $2.8 million.
Johnson Research Group LLC
Johnson Research Navigates Investors Through Earnings Season
CINCINNATI, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The week of July 9 serves as the traditional start of the Q2 earnings season. As many investors know, earnings season provides one of the best opportunities to capitalize on profit opportunities as earnings announcements are the most widely traded event at the company level. "Since earnings dates are a known event the investor that is willing to do the extra work will find ample opportunity to find extraordinary gains," says Chris Johnson, Chief Investment Strategist at Johnson Research Group in Cincinnati Ohio.
Speedhaul Holdings, Inc.
Speedhaul Holdings, Inc. Acquires Gold Horse International, Inc.
SHANGHAI, China, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Speedhaul Holdings, Inc. ("Speedhaul") (OTCBB:SPEH) today announced the acquisition on June 29, 2007 of Gold Horse International, Inc. ("Gold Horse"). As a result of the acquisition, the company now operates businesses in construction, hotel management and real estate development. Full details of the transactions are available in a Current Report on Form 8-K/A filed by Speedhaul on July 9, 2007 (the "8-K/A").
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Welcomes Customers to a More Spacious, State-of-the-Art Lobby At Salt Lake City Hub
SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) customers traveling through Salt Lake City International Airport now experience a more spacious, convenient and efficient check-in thanks to state-of-the-art self-service technology throughout Delta's newly renovated lobby. The multi-million dollar overhaul supports Delta's commitment to providing customer-focused technology along with helpful, personal service as it continues to expand its reach from its fastest-growing domestic hub.
Athena Real Estate, LLC
Athena Real Estate Acquires Out O' Space Storage in Pensacola, Florida for $1.7 Million
DANBURY, Conn., July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Athena Real Estate, an investment and advisory firm focused on specialty niches including manufactured housing communities, RV parks and self-storage facilities, has acquired Out O' Space Storage (www.OutOSpace.net), a 260-unit, or 35,000 square foot, self-storage facility in Pensacola, Florida for $1.7 million. The facility, constructed in 2002, offers a mix of climate and non-climate controlled units, as well as outside parking for boats, RVs and other vehicles.
Seadrill Secures Letter of Intent for West Aquarius
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Seadrill has been awarded a letter of intent by a major oil company for international exploration activities with the deepwater semi-submersible drilling unit West Aquarius. The contract has a firm duration of three years and estimated contract value is approximately US$570 million. West Aquarius is currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipyard in South Korea and is scheduled for delivery at the end of third quarter 2008.
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
Dime Community Bancshares to Release Earnings on July 25, 2007
BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), today announced that the Company expects to release its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 prior to the opening of the U.S. equity markets on Wednesday, July 25, 2007.