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Purple Communications, Inc.
GoAmerica, Inc. Announces Adoption of Stock Repurchase Program
NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 24 -- GoAmerica, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOAM) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $1.0 million of the Company's outstanding common stock between the initiation of purchases and December 31, 2009. The Company may repurchase shares from time to time, at the Company's discretion, on the open market or in private transactions. The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to repurchase any specific number of shares and may be modified or discontinued at any time.
Renasant Corporation Declares Dividend
TUPELO, Miss., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) today announced the approved payment of a quarterly cash dividend of seventeen cents ($0.17) per share to be paid January 2, 2009, to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2008.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers $30 Million for LEED Structure and Maintenance Building At Bayport
HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider awarding a contract for more than $10 million to construct a Terminal Administration Building at Bayport Container Terminal and seek certification for it as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) structure, and more than $19 million to construct a maintenance and repair building at Bayport, as well as about $60 million in proposals for its container yard on Tuesday, Nov. 25, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and STOXX Limited, the leading provider of European equity indexes, today announced that Citigroup (United States, Financial Services, C) will be removed from the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend, Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend and Dow Jones STOXX Global Select Dividend 100 indexes.
Liquor Group Wholesale, Inc.
Liquor Group Wholesale Sees Sales Increases, Even in Tough Economy
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquor Group Wholesale (OTCBB:LIQR) advises that period over period product sales are up across all 31 U.S. states where it wholesales alcohol beverages; however Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington and Wyoming sales are up substantially, all with triple digits increases over the same period last year.
Haynes International, Inc.
Haynes International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Financial Results
KOKOMO, Ind., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Haynes International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAYN) today reported net revenues of $160.8 million and net income of $16.3 million, or $1.35 per diluted share for the three months ended September 30, 2008, compared to net revenues of $161.0 million and net income of $17.8 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the same period of fiscal 2007. Revenues for the full fiscal year ended September 30, 2008 were $637.0 million and net income was $62.8 million, or $5.22 per diluted share, compared to net revenues of $559.8 million and net income of $66.1 million, or $5.89 per diluted share, for fiscal 2007.
New Asia Gold Corp.
New Asia Gold to Acquire Technology to Reduce Extraction Costs
BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 24, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Asia Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:NWAG) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire equipment and technology that the Company estimates will reduce extraction costs by as much as 12% ($30 US per ounce). This technology also reduces the environmental impact of mining the gold. The technology and equipment has been evaluated and recommended by third party companies. The reduction in extraction costs increases the value of the existing proven reserves by approximately $10 million US. Extraction costs in independent reports were estimated to be $250 US per ounce.
Avantair Continues to Provide the Best Value in the Fractional Industry With a New 15-Hour Charter Card for $72,750
CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 24, 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 is offering a new 15-hour "Edge Card" at the best value in the industry -- $72,750. The card price is an all inclusive one-time cost with a term of twelve months. Avantair operates an Expanded Primary Service Area, which includes the continental United States, locations 200 miles into Canada and select airports in Mexico and the Bahamas, in which card members can fly. Rollover options are also available for unused hours, which are 100% refundable. In addition to the 15-hour card, the company introduced a 25-hour card in 2007, which is currently priced at $115,000.