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NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend
NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock, payable with respect to the quarter ended December 31, 2005. The dividend amount represents an increase of 17% from the dividend of $0.23 per share paid in the prior quarter. The dividend is expected to be paid on February 10, 2006 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 3, 2006.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Kevin E. Pietrini Elected by Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Board to Serve as Director
DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines elected Kevin E. Pietrini to serve as a director on January 12, 2006. Mr. Pietrini, chairman of Queen City Federal Savings Bank (QCF) in Virginia, Minnesota, will fill a three-year term left vacant by Neil N. Fruechte until December 31, 2008. Mr. Fruechte resigned from the Bank's board of directors in December 2005 to assume the position of interim president for the Home Loan Bank. Previously, Mr. Pietrini served a one year term on the Bank's board.
Klayman & Toskes P.A.
Notice to All Smith Barney Customers With Accounts at the Washington, D.C. K Street Branch Office from the Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. ("K&T")(http://www.nasd-law.com), representing numerous Smith Barney customers, including former WorldCom shareholders, in securities arbitration lawsuits, continues to pursue claims on their behalf against Smith Barney, now known as Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (NYSE C).
Marygrove College Launches New Web Site
DETROIT, Jan. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marygrove College today launched its redesigned web site at www.marygrove.edu with a new layout, new organization, enhanced navigability, more photos, and more student- and community-focused information.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Seeks Authority to Provide International Service to Bermuda
NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU), New York's hometown airline, requested authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide international nonstop service to Bermuda. Pending approval from both governments, the proposed service from John F. Kennedy International Airport would operate with two daily nonstop flights to Bermuda, planned to begin May, 2006 (Note 1).