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CFA Society of Cleveland
The CFA Society of Cleveland Hosts Luncheon Featuring Rurban Financial Corp.
CLEVELAND, Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The CFA Society of Cleveland (CFASC) will host a luncheon featuring Rurban Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:RBNF) on Wednesday, December 13th at 12:00 p.m. ET at Sammy's Metropolitan Ballroom (21st floor of The Huntington Building, East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue). Presenting on behalf of the company will be Kenneth A. Joyce, President and CEO, and Duane L. Sinn EVP and CFO.
World Am, Inc.
World Am's Senz-It Subsidiary Commissions Research on Detection Capabilities
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- World Am, Inc. (OTCBB:WDAM) today reported that its Senz-It subsidiary has contracted with Elizabeth C. Tehan, a consultant and senior project chemist with its Senz-It subsidiary, to develop initial products based on the patented MIX(sm) (Molecular Imprinted Xerogel) sensor design for the company to detect explosives, chemicals and biological agents. Ms. Tehan is also a research associate in chemistry at the State University of New York, Buffalo, the source of the patented technology.
Hexagon Metrology, Inc.
Hexagon AB Patent Upheld; Retrial Ordered
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The jury in the federal court in San Diego, California, hearing the case of Hexagon-owned ROMER Inc. vs. FARO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:FARO), pertaining to patent infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,829,148, found unanimously in favor of ROMER that its patent is valid. However, the same nine-member jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision on infringement, so the trial judge has ordered a new, shortened trial with a new jury to decide the issue of infringement. The new trial is scheduled to commence April 3, 2007.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Reaches Comprehensive Agreement With Boeing
ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines announced today that it has reached agreement with The Boeing Company to convert five firm orders for Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to longer-range Boeing 777-200LR aircraft (two conversions were previously announced), to order 10 Boeing 737-700 aircraft, and to assume its existing aircraft purchase agreements with Boeing. Delta has agreed to sell, immediately upon delivery, 38 future deliveries of Boeing 737-800 aircraft - 15 to Aviation Capital Group and 23 to Babcock & Brown Aviation Finance Limited. These actions support Delta's planned international expansion, give it additional flexibility to fly new routes, and complete an important element of its restructuring. These transactions are subject to Bankruptcy Court approval.