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Tuesday Morning Corporation
Tuesday Morning Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Sales
DALLAS, April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuesday Morning Corporation (Nasdaq:TUES) today reported net sales for the third quarter ended March 31, 2009 were $167.0 million compared to $178.4 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, a decrease of 6.4%. Comparable store sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 decreased by 9.5%, comprised of a 1.7% decrease in traffic and a 7.8% decrease in ticket. For the nine month period ended March 31, 2009, net sales were $613.1 million compared to $688.8 million for the same time last year. Comparable store sales for the nine month period ended March 31, 2009 decreased 14.2%, comprised of an 8.3% decrease in traffic and a 5.9% decrease in ticket.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.0 Million Contract for High-Power Amplifier System Spares
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received a $2.0 million contract for broadband, solid state, high-power RF microwave amplifier system spares from an international original equipment manufacturer (OEM). These spares are being provided in support of previously-fielded communications jamming high-power amplifier systems for the electronic warfare market.
The Inventure Group, Inc.
BURGER KING(tm) Snacks Nominated for 'Best Licensee of the Year'
PHOENIX, April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Inventure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNAK) announces that their line of salted snacks licensed from Burger King Brands, Inc. was nominated as one of the finalist for the "Best Corporate Brand Licensee of the Year" by Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA). The BURGER KING(tm) salted snacks product line up includes Onion Rings, a round, crispy puffed snack with a zesty onion flavor, Ketchup & Fries, a beloved American taste combination and Flame Broiled, the legendary flame broiled flavor of BURGER KING(r) burgers and French Toast, crispy snack that are smothered with the sweet syrup and pure cinnamon taste you'll be telling your friends about!
thinkorswim Group Inc.
thinkorswim Launches "thinkShare" Instant Trade Sharing Platform
CHICAGO and NEW YORK, April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- thinkorswim, Inc. (http://thinkorswim.com), a financial trading technology pioneer and online brokerage division of thinkorswim Group Inc. (Nasdaq:SWIM), today unveiled thinkShare, a first-to-market advanced web-based and software-enabled trade sharing platform. thinkShare is available to the public at thinkorswim's MyTrade (http://mytrade.com/) site where members post current trades and timely trading ideas. The trades can be captured, analyzed and acted on through the thinkorswim trading platform.
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
National and Local Experts in Occupational Health Nursing Headline AAOHN 2009 Symposium and Expo in Orlando
ATLANTA, April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN), www.aaohn.org, is hosting the country's leading health and safety industry experts at AAOHN's upcoming Symposium & Expo in Orlando, Fla. The list of presenters includes some of Florida's leading professionals and will cover the latest issues important to occupational health nurses (OHNs), employee health nurses and wellness professionals.
Buyers, Have No Fear, Drees Homes is Here! -- Drees Offers New Home Buyers a 3.99% 30-Year Fixed Conventional Mortgage Interest Rate (4.316% APR) and Solid Protection Job Loss Insurance
FT. MITCHELL, Ky., April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It's difficult to put dreams on hold when your family is growing and your needs are changing. With Drees Homes, buyers don't have to succumb to economic fears. Instead, they can take advantage of real estate opportunities available in the current economy, save money and have peace of mind. Drees is proud to offer an incredibly low 3.99% 30-year fixed conventional mortgage interest rate (4.316% APR) from First Equity Mortgage for new homes with contracts written between April 6, 2009 and May 31, 2009.(1) If the company's reputation and the low interest rate aren't enough to encourage home buyers to make a move to a new Drees home, then they'll love this: should an unexpected job loss, lay-off, strike or lock-out occur within the first two years of ownership, Drees' Solid Protection Job Loss Insurance will cover up to $2,500 of a mortgage payment for up to six months.(2) Now's the time to seize the day -- and the interest rate -- before they change!
ChinaCast Education Corporation
ChinaCast Education Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Second Accredited Private University in China
BEIJING, April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaCast Education Corporation ("The Company" or "ChinaCast") (Nasdaq:CAST), a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") to acquire a 100% interest in the holding company of a private, accredited university located in Southwestern China. The acquisition is expected to close within 90 days, subject to U.S. GAAP audited financials and other customary closing conditions and is expected to contribute to the Company's financial results starting in the third quarter of 2009. The name of the university will be kept confidential for competitive reasons until the effective closing date.
Provident Financial Holdings, Inc.
Provident Financial Holdings to Host Earnings Release Conference Call
RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provident Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PROV), the holding company for Provident Savings Bank, F.S.B., announced today that it will host a conference call for institutional investors and bank analysts on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time Zone) to discuss its financial results. The conference call will coincide with its news release announcing third quarter earnings which will be distributed prior to the market open on Wednesday, April 29, 2009. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-800-398-9397 and requesting the Provident Financial Holdings Earnings Release Conference Call. An audio replay of the conference call will be available through Thursday, May 7, 2009 by dialing 1-800-475-6701 and referencing access code number 996190.