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PokerStars LAPT Heads for Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
NUEVO VALLARTA, Mexico, Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the first Latin American Poker Tour Season Two event now underway in Costa Rica, PokerStars has announced details for the next stop of the LAPT: Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico from December 5-7, 2008.
Brooks Automation, Inc.
Brooks Automation Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Webcast
CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) will announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008 ended on September 30, 2008 on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 after the market closes at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Company management will host a live webcast of its earnings conference call on the same day, Tuesday, November 11th at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time in a listen only mode. During the webcast Brooks management will discuss quarterly results and business highlights.
FieldTurf Saves Over 23 Billion Gallons of Water
MONTREAL, Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the industry pioneer of new generation artificial turf, FieldTurf has made environmental best practices part of its corporate culture since the very beginning. And with over 23 billion gallons of water saved since its inception in the mid-1990s that would have otherwise been used in natural grass lawns, playgrounds, and sports fields, the safest and most durable turf on earth has become the most environmentally beneficial landscaping solution in the world. To view a real time ticker of the water being saved with FieldTurf, please visit www.fieldturf.com or www.fieldturfgreenscapes.com
First Financial Northwest
First Financial Northwest, Inc. Announces 10 Percent Stock Repurchase Plan and Elects Not to Participate in TARP Capital Purchase Program
RENTON, Wash., Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Financial Northwest, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FFNW), the parent company of First Savings Bank Northwest ("Bank"), announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan, authorizing the repurchase of up to 2,285,280 shares, or approximately 10%, of the Company's outstanding publicly held shares of common stock.