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NASDAQ OMX Introduces Affinity Program Offering Retail Discounts to Listed Companies
NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced a new corporate affinity program, The NASDAQ OMX Advantage (Advantage) for companies listed on the exchange. Through Advantage, NASDAQ OMX listed companies will be able to offer their employees access to discounts and promotions for products and services offered by participating NASDAQ OMX listed companies. Advantage is currently available to U.S. companies and will be rolled out internationally in 2009.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
FHLBank Cincinnati Awards Grants for Affordable Housing
CINCINNATI, Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati President David Hehman today announced Affordable Housing Program grants of $14.8 million and American Dream Homeownership Challenge grants of $900,000. Together, the $15.7 million in grants will help create 1,132 units of affordable housing projects benefiting low- and very-low income residents of Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. The grants also include more than $2.3 million to help rehab housing vacant due to foreclosure.
Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
Citizens Republic Bancorp Management to Present At Investor Conference
FLINT, Mich., Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Citizens Republic Bancorp (Nasdaq:CRBC) announced today that William R. Hartman, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Charles D. Christy, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the FBR Capital Markets Fall Investor Conference in New York on December 2, 2008 at 3:05 pm Eastern.
Hooker Furniture Corporation
Hooker Furniture to Host Earnings Call December 10
MARTINSVILLE, Va., Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hooker Furniture Corporation (Nasdaq:HOFT) will present its fiscal 2009 third quarter financial results via teleconference and live internet web cast on Wednesday, December 10 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is 877-397-0284, and 719-325-4868 is the number for international callers.
Paragon Shipping Inc.
Paragon Shipping Inc. Board of Directors Approves Share Buy-Back Program
ATHENS, Greece, Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq:PRGN), a global shipping company specializing in the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced today that the Company's board of directors has approved a plan for the repurchase of up to an aggregate of $20 million of its Common Shares, which may be repurchased by the Company from time to time until December 31, 2009.
Virtual Radiologic Corporation
Virtual Radiologic to Present At 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference December 3, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Radiologic Corporation (Nasdaq:VRAD), a leading global provider of teleradiology services, today announced it will present at the 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York. President and Chief Operating Officer Rob Kill is scheduled to present at 2:00 pm Eastern Time.
SourceForge Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SourceForge, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNUX), the leader in IT community-driven media and e-commerce, today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2009, which ended October 31, 2008.