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Unlock the Secret of P.I.P.I. -- New Novel is An Excitingly Suspenseful Tale That Will Hook You From Beginning to End
NORTH BEND, Ore., June 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- P.I.P.I. started as a seemingly harmless catering service run by an energetic Filipina named Elena Chesterton. When Elena and her friends moonlight as private investigators they discover a link between the mysterious deaths of six influential women and devastating international terrorist plots. As they delve deeper into the case, danger doggedly follows their every step, threatening their lives. Can they unmask the assassin before he hunts them down? Find out in this suspenseful read by author Kelly Coughlin.
Summit Financial Group, Inc.
Summit Financial Group, Inc. Announces New Agreement to Acquire Greater Atlantic Financial Corp.
MOOREFIELD, W.Va., June 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Summit Financial Group, Inc. ("Summit") (Nasdaq:SMMF) today announced the signing of a new definitive agreement (the "Agreement") to acquire Greater Atlantic Financial Corp. (Pink Sheets:GAFC) ("Greater Atlantic") headquartered in Reston, Virginia and the parent holding company of Greater Atlantic Bank ("GAB"). As previously announced, Summit and Greater Atlantic had entered into a definitive merger agreement on April 12, 2007, but in April of this year Summit exercised its right to terminate that agreement.
Colliers International Group Inc.
FirstService Declares Dividend On Preferred Shares
TORONTO, June 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FirstService Corporation (Nasdaq:FSRV) (TSX:FSV) (TSX:FSV.PR.U) ("FirstService") announced today that its board of directors has declared a dividend on the outstanding 7% Cumulative Preference Shares, Series 1 (the "Preferred Shares") of FirstService of US$0.4375 per Preferred Share for the period of March 31, 2008 up to but excluding June 30, 2008. The dividend is payable on June 30, 2008 to holders of Preferred Shares of record at the close of business on June 19, 2008.