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Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
IIJ Announces Its Third Quarter Earnings Release Date
TOKYO, Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. (IIJ) (Nasdaq:IIJI) (TSE1:3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 on February 12, 2008, at approximately noon Japan Standard Time (at approximately 10:00 p.m. on February 11, 2008, U.S. Eastern Standard Time).
Morris Polich & Purdy LLP
Coverage Pulled Out From Under Pleasant Care Employees Following Alleged Illegal, Retroactive Termination of Its Health Care Benefits Plan, According to Morris Polich & Purdy LLP
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Five former nursing home employees filed a class action complaint in federal court today for damages suffered when their employer, Pleasant Care, retroactively terminated their health care coverage and the coverage of about 5,000 other, similarly-situated employees. Plaintiffs' counsel, David Vendler of Morris Polich & Purdy LLP, states that one of his clients, a cancer victim, now has over $40,000 in medical expenses that she thought would be covered. She is now being told that these expenses, which she does not have the money to pay, are her responsibility. "Coverage was pulled out from under the plaintiffs like a rug," Vendler states.
Starbucks Q1 Fiscal 2008 Earnings Conference Call
SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) plans to release its first quarter fiscal 2008 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, January 30, 2008, with a conference call and webcast to follow at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time. The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed at http://investor.starbucks.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website until February 29, 2008.
FuelCell Energy, Inc.
FuelCell Energy Receives $4 Million Loan From the State of Connecticut
DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a leading manufacturer of high efficiency, ultra-clean power plants for commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers, today announced that it has received a $4 million loan from the state of Connecticut. The loan is part of the company's $10 million project to expand FuelCell Energy's Torrington, Connecticut manufacturing facility, expand its workforce and extend its facility lease through 2015.