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Foundry Networks, Inc.
Foundry Networks Defines Vision for Advancing the Data Center
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Foundry Networks(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:FDRY), a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching and routing, announces a defined vision for advancing the data center along with a new wave of product innovation, which delivers on the new vision. Foundry's(tm) new data center vision and products allow data center IT managers to amplify overall data center capacity, performance, flexibility and efficiency to new levels never before seen by delivering a compelling network solution that will free organizations from the technical and physical limitations currently impeding growth. Foundry's data center vision and strategy consist of four key pillars: performance, virtualization, convergence and efficiency.
U-Haul International, Inc.
U-Haul Offers 30 Days of Free Storage to California Fire Victims
SIERRA MADRE, Calif., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The U-Haul Company of San Fernando Valley is offering 30 days of free storage to Pasadena-area families who have been evacuated or need to move their belongings away from the areas affected by the recent fires. Families needing more information about the 30-day free self-storage assistance program should contact the following storage facilities.
Mother's Day Gift Ideas With Mary Gardner, Lifestyle Expert
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mother's Day is right around the corner. But for many, it's so hard to find that perfect gift for mom. Mary Gardner has made it simple this year with some unique, creative and practical gift ideas for your mother, grandmother and even your mother-in-law.
Spring Car Care Tips With Lauren Fix, the Car Coach
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Car Council, eight out of every ten vehicles fail at least one component of the vehicle inspection process. But by taking little steps like changing your oil or even your washer fluid, you can prevent some major problems. The Car Coach, Lauren Fix has some quick, inexpensive, and easy ways to save in the long run.
Education Realty Trust, Inc.
Education Realty Trust Announces First Quarter 2008 Results
MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR), a leader in the ownership, development and management of student housing, today announced operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008.
Meritage Homes Corporation
Meritage Homes Reports First Quarter 2008 Results
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today announced first quarter results for the period ended March 31, 2008.
First Citizens BancShares Inc.
First Citizens BancShares Declares Dividend
RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of First Citizens BancShares Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) today declared a quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share on the Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable July 8, 2008, to shareholders of record June 16, 2008.
First Citizens BancShares Inc.
First Citizens Reports Earnings for First Quarter 2008
RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Citizens BancShares Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) reports earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2008, of $32.4 million compared to $29.0 million for the corresponding period of 2007, according to Lewis R. Holding, chairman of the board. During 2008, net income benefited from a nonrecurring investment security gain and improved net interest income. BancShares also reported higher noninterest expense and provision for credit losses.