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Jefferson Bancshares, Inc.
Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. Announces Earnings for the Quarter and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2008
MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:JFBI), the holding company for Jefferson Federal Bank, announced net income of $495,000, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, compared to net income of $454,000, or $0.07 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2007. The increase in net income was attributable to an increase in net interest income and noninterest income, as well as a decrease in noninterest expense more than offsetting an increase in the provision for loan losses.
Asphelia to Present At Digestive Disease Week 2008 in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Asphelia Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held, clinical-stage company focused on developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of a variety of immunological disorders, will be sponsoring a booth at this year's Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in San Diego. DDW is the world's largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy. This year's DDW will be held at the San Diego Convention Center from May 17 to May 22.