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Avantair, Inc. Appoints Richard Pytak to Chief Financial Officer
CLEARWATER, Fla., April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional aircraft operator, announced today that it has promoted Richard Pytak to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective April 11, 2008. John Waters, Avantair's former Chief Financial Officer, has departed the Company, and resigned his position as a director of the Company, effective April 11, 2008.
DISH Network Corporation
DISH Network Expands Local High Definition Markets
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- DISH Network(r) (Nasdaq:DISH), the nation's third largest pay-TV provider and the leader in digital television, today announced the addition of four high definition (HD) local markets: Cleveland -- Akron (Canton), Ohio; Milwaukee, Wisc.; Richmond -- Petersburg, Va.; and Tampa -- St. Petersburg (Sarasota), Fl. DISH Network now offers HD locals in 43 markets, reaching more than 58 percent of U.S. TV households.
Autobytel's MyRide.com Receives 'Official Honoree' Distinction for the 12th Annual Webby Awards
IRVINE, Calif., April 14, 2008 -- The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web, recently recognized MyRide.com, the new online resource for consumers to research anything automotive, as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement. MyRide.com, which has only been live since October, was one of only two non-automaker, online car buying and research sites to be recognized in the competition's entire Automotive category.
State Bank Corp.
Mohave State Bank Announces New Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Directors of Mohave State Bank, wholly owned subsidiary of State Bank Corp. (OTCBB:SBAZ), are pleased to announce that Brad Payne has joined Mohave State Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. Brad will be working at the Main Branch located in Lake Havasu City, AZ.
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Announces When-Issued Trading of Spin-Off Company
HOUSTON, April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX), an industry-leading manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and components for the vehicular products and building products markets, announced today that shares of its spin-off company, Quanex Building Products Corporation, began trading on a when-issued basis today. The shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol NX WI and are expected to begin trading regular way under the symbol NX on April 24, 2008.
Brightpoint Announces Webcast and Conference Call for the Company's First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
PLAINFIELD, Ind., April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Brightpoint, Inc. (Nasdaq:CELL) will release its full financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, on Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at approximately 4:00 p.m. EDT (New York Time). At approximately 5:00 p.m. EDT, Brightpoint will conduct a conference call to review the Company's operations and financial performance and will answer participants' questions. Representing Brightpoint will be Robert J. Laikin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, J. Mark Howell, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Brightpoint, Inc. and President of Brightpoint Americas, Michael Koehn Milland, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Brightpoint, Inc. and President of Brightpoint International and Anthony W. Boor, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.
SBA Communications Corporation
SBA Communications Corporation Sets Date for 1st Quarter Release
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SBA Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SBAC) ("SBA") announced it will release its first quarter results on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, after the market close. SBA will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. ET to discuss these results. The call may be accessed as follows: