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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman, Harris Demonstrate Airborne Networking
MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) successfully demonstrated a way to improve situational awareness for military ground forces with enhanced communications and information management capabilities. The two companies used the demonstration to illustrate that an airborne network based on today's technologies can support tactical information exchange requirements
NASDAQ Proposes Listing Standards for Acquisition Vehicles
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) will propose to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a rule change to list acquisition vehicles and subject them both to NASDAQ's initial listing requirements as well as additional criteria developed specifically for this type of entity. No other market has yet adopted such criteria.
Equity Media Holdings Corporation
Allbritton Adds a Third RTN Affiliate
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Retro Television Network (RTN), which is owned and distributed by Equity Media Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:EMDA), announced today that it will partner with Allbritton Communications to bring RTN programming to Washington, D.C. The new affiliate will launch late this year on a digital stream of Washington, D.C.'s ABC affiliate, WJLA-TV.
Surging Midlothian Independent School District Benefits From FieldTurf
MIDLOTHIAN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Midlothian ISD is one of the fastest-growing athletic departments in Texas, as they continue to be a staple of success in many different sports all while making smart long-term investments in their athletic facilities, which includes 2 high performance FieldTurf fields.
Larson & Rosenberger
Newly Merged CPA Firm, Larson & Rosenberger, Benefits the Insurance Industry
GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles area CPA firm, Rosenberger Schwartz & Company, announced it has merged with Salt Lake City based Larson & Company, forming Larson & Rosenberger. Both firms boast 32 years of insurance experience providing auditing, tax and regulatory compliance advisory services. Bill Rosenberger, partner with Larson & Rosenberger commented, "This merger makes two great firms better. It both broadens our service offerings and deepens the level of insurance industry knowledge and experience we bring to our clients. The industry will benefit from this combination."
Columbia Sportswear Company
Columbia Sportswear First Global Apparel Company to Receive Seal of Recommendation
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 21, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia Sportswear (Nasdaq:COLM), a global leader in the active outdoor apparel and footwear industries, today announced its partnership with The Skin Cancer Foundation and introduced a new Omni-Shade(tm) sun protective apparel line. Columbia is the first global company to receive The Skin Cancer Foundation's Seal of Recommendation, which is awarded to safe and effective sun-protective clothing with a minimum Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) 30. The new Omni-Shade line will be available at retailers globally March 15, 2008 and may be available earlier in some regions.