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NASDAQ OMX Completes Equity Investment in Agora-X, LLC
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agora-X, LLC today announced that The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has completed its equity investment following launch of the new Agora-X electronic communications network for institutional trading in over-the-counter (OTC) commodity contracts. The transaction gives NASDAQ OMX a 20 percent equity interest in Agora-X.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.
OMA to Make Third Dividend Payment for 2007 Results
MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, known as OMA, announces details for the payment of the third of the four quarterly dividends with respect to 2007 results that was approved by its annual shareholders' meeting.
America First Communities
Santa Claus is Coming to Rising View
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Santa and Mrs. Santa Claus will visit the Rising View community Friday, December 19 starting at 6:00 pm. The couple will leave their reindeer at the North Pole and instead visit military members and their families aboard the Offutt Air Force Base fire truck.
Avantair Receives Excellent Owner Satisfaction Rating
CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("the Company"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional operator and the sole North American provider of fractional shares in the Piaggio Avanti P.180 aircraft, announced today that it has received an "excellent" overall satisfaction rating in the biannual survey distributed to all of its fractional owners.
Energy Association of Pennsylvania
PA Utilities Work to Reduce Number of Households Without Service Going Into the Winter of 2008 Despite Slow LIHEAP Crisis Distribution in Philadelphia
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each Fall, Pennsylvania's PUC-regulated electric and natural gas utilities undertake a thorough survey of the residences where utility service has been terminated throughout the year. Through this mandated review process, known as the "cold weather survey", utilities painstakingly attempt to make contact with each of these residences through a variety of methods, which can include certified letters, notices, telephone calls and personal visits to customer's homes to work with residents to restore service wherever possible.