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Talent Alliance, Inc.
Talent Alliance Announces Record Sales for Direct Placement Division in November
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Talent Alliance, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TLAN), announced today that its Direct Placement division, Soar Consulting, recorded a record $242,418 in placed sales for the month of November, eclipsing the previous single month record by over $25,000. Placed sales are candidates hired by customers, but not yet onboarded, so the actual accrual for these sales occurs in later months. The record month tallied 20 candidates placed with 12 different clients. All of the contingent placements are scheduled to begin employment within the next 6 weeks. Soar Consulting is a leading provider of military transition recruiting, specializing in military transition jobs, matching transitioning junior military officers (JMOs) and enlisted leaders and technicians with some of America's most respected companies.
David Neeleman's Brazilian Airline, Azul, Takes Flight
NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue founder David Neeleman launches his fourth airline today, Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A. The Brazilian domestic carrier will inaugurate service today between three cities: Campinas (Viracopos Airport), Salvador de Bahia, and Porto Alegre.
Emisphere Technologies, Inc.
Howard M. Pack, Member of the Emisphere Technologies Board of Directors, Dies At 90
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Dec. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:EMIS), regrets to report the death of Howard M. Pack. Mr. Pack served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since its inception in 1986, as well as serving as Executive Vice President of Finance from 1986 until his retirement in October 1988. Mr. Pack was 90 years old and a lifelong resident of Scarsdale, New York.
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP Announces Investigation On Behalf of Certain Investors of SouthWest Water Company
NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Advertising. The law firm of Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is investigating possible illegal conduct as alleged in proposed class action lawsuits filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against SouthWest Water Company (Nasdaq:SWWC) ("SouthWest Water" or the "Company") and certain of SouthWest Water's officers and directors for violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The lawsuits are brought on behalf of all purchasers of common stock from May 10, 2005 through November 9, 2008 (the "Class Period").