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Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Achillion to Present At Upcoming Conferences
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN), a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, today announced that Michael D. Kishbauch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion, will be presenting a corporate overview and update on the Company's clinical programs in HIV, HCV and serious bacterial infections at the following upcoming investment conferences:
PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II
PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II and PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II Report Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2007
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PCK) and PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PNI) (the "Funds") today announced their results for the fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2007. The investment objective of each fund is to provide current income exempt from federal income tax. California Municipal Income Fund II also seeks to provide current income exempt from California state income taxes. New York Municipal Income Fund II also seeks to provide current income exempt from New York state and city income taxes.
AMERCO / U-Haul
AMERCO Declares Preferred Stock Dividend
RENO, Nev., Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On November 1, 2007, AMERCO, the parent company of U-Haul International, Inc. and other companies, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.53125 per share on its Series A, 8 1/2 percent Preferred Stock (NYSE:AO+A). The dividend will be payable December 3, 2007 to holders of record on November 14, 2007.
Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.
Douglas J. Glenn Joins Hampton Roads Bankshares
NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HMPR), the financial holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads, is pleased to announce that Douglas J. Glenn has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Glenn will be headquartered at the company's corporate headquarters in downtown Norfolk.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
FHLB Des Moines Announces Board of Director Changes
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) is pleased to announce the results of its recent director elections and the reappointment of directors by the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board). In addition, the FHLB Des Moines board of directors recently elected its chair and vice chair for two-year terms effective January 1, 2008. Michael K. Guttau, chairman and president of Treynor State Bank in Treynor, Iowa, was elected chair while Dale E. Oberkfell, president and chief operating officer of Reliance Bank in Frontenac, Missouri was elected vice chair.
EMK Products, LLC
EMK Products, LLC Introduces RENASCENCE, Its New Dietary Supplement
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMK Products, LLC (formerly Mila Products, LLC), a pioneer in placenta protein-based beauty products, and in its tradition of bringing the best in skin care to his clients, announces the introduction of its new product, RENASCENCE, a miracle beauty dietary supplement.
Marvin's Glorious Discovery -- Marvin Learns That He is a Magnificent Nubian Goat
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Searching for one's identity and place in this world is a natural yearning for every person, perhaps even for animals. All creatures great and small need to feel a sense of family and belonging. This is the story of Marvin, who lived on Moore Farm, as he tries to find out who he is -- a peacock, a horse, or a kitten? Be charmed as you join him on his journey of self-discovery in author Carol Hair Moore's 'Marvin The Magnificent Nubian Goat.'