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VIVUS Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results and Conference Call
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health, today announced that it will report financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2008 after the NASDAQ Market closes on Monday, March 9, 2009. The company will conduct a conference call and an audio webcast at 1:30pm PT on the same day.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Applications Still Being Accepted for Statewide Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program
BALTIMORE, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applications are still being accepted through March 31 for the seventh annual Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide a total of $240,000 in college scholarships across Maryland this year to promising high-school seniors interested in studying engineering.
The World of Ungolden Silence -- Thought Provoking Novel is An Exploration of How Rape is Treated in the United States
HOUSTON, March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rape is a crime where, more often than not, criminals escape unscathed because rape victims are reluctant to come forward and report what happened to them. Could the reason be that the rapist is the victim's boss, teacher, colleague, boyfriend, a family member, a casual acquaintance, or maybe a stranger? Author Lydia E. Brew's Ungolden Silence is an exploration of how rape is treated in the United States and reveals significant insights on this crime.
CoStar Group, Inc.
Using Sophisticated Theft and Fraud-Detection Tools, CoStar Group Protects Legitimate Customers by Catching and Prosecuting Passcode Sharers, Recovering Just Under $2 Million in 2008
BETHESDA, Md., March 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP), the number one provider of information/marketing services to the commercial real estate industry, announced today that its ongoing efforts to detect and prosecute unscrupulous firms and individuals who attempt to access CoStar's copyright-protected information and images illegally have proven highly effective. In 2008 alone, CoStar filed seven lawsuits and recovered approximately $1.8 million in back fees and new licensing revenues from more than 100 different companies engaged in passcode misuse and data theft.