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First Citizens BancShares Inc.
First Citizens BancShares Declares Dividend
RALEIGH, N.C., July 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 Oct. 6, 2008, to shareholders of record Sept. 15, 2008.
First Citizens BancShares Inc.
First Citizens Reports Earnings for Second Quarter 2008
RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Citizens BancShares Inc. (Nasdaq:FCNCA) reports earnings for the quarter ending June 30, 2008, of $26.2 million compared to $30.9 million for the corresponding period of 2007, a decrease of 15.0 percent, according to Lewis R. Holding, chairman of the board.
Virtual Radiologic Corporation
Virtual Radiologic Signs Multi-Year Contract With Lion City Radiology to Provide Teleradiology Coverage in Singapore and United Arab Emirates
MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Radiologic Corp. (Nasdaq:VRAD), a leading national provider of teleradiology services, today announced a multi-year agreement with Lion City Radiology of Singapore to provide preliminary interpretations of CT and MRI studies for imaging centers affiliated with Lion City Radiology in Singapore and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agreement also includes the provision for final interpretations of Singapore radiological studies upon validation by the Singapore Ministry of Health.
Measurement Specialties, Inc.
Measurement Specialties Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Release Schedule and Conference Call
HAMPTON, Va., July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, will report earnings for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008 on Wednesday, August 6, 2008.
Harsco Secures Multi-National Access Services Contracts Totaling $7 Million
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today it has secured three new contracts valued at approximately $7 million to support large-scale infrastructure and construction projects in Europe and the Middle East.
Protection One, Inc.
Protection One to Conduct Second Quarter 2008 Results Conference Call and Webcast
LAWRENCE, Kan., July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Protection One, Inc. (Nasdaq:PONE), one of the largest electronic security companies in the United States, today announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss second quarter 2008 financial results on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at 10 a.m. Eastern time. Richard Ginsburg, president and chief executive officer, and Darius G. Nevin, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will host the call.
LMI Aerospace, Inc.
LMI Aerospace Announces a Conference Call to Discuss 2008 Second Quarter Results
ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- LMI Aerospace, Inc., (Nasdaq:LMIA), a leading provider of design engineering services, assemblies, kits and structural components to the aerospace, defense and technology industries, plans to issue its first quarter results following the close of the market on Wednesday, August 6, 2008, and host a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 9AM C.D.T.
Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP
Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP Appointed Lead Counsel in Securities Class Action Against Security Capital Assurance Ltd. -- SCA
NEW YORK, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On July 28, 2008, Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz, LLP (the "Firm") (www.bernlieb.com) announced that on April 23, 2008, Judge Deborah A. Batts of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York appointed the Firm to act as sole lead counsel in In re Security Capital Assurance Ltd. Securities Litigation, Civ. No. 07-CV-11086 (DAB) (S.D.N.Y.), a securities class action against Security Capital Assurance Ltd., its subsidiary XL Insurance, Ltd., several Security Capital officers and directors, and the underwriters of Security Capital's Secondary Public Offering of June 6, 2007. The Firm represents the Employees' Retirement System of the State of Rhode Island ("ERSRI"), which the Court appointed as lead plaintiff. The Firm expects to file a Consolidated Amended Complaint by August 6, 2008.
Msnbc.com Opens Interactive Digital Cafe
REDMOND, Wash. and NEW YORK, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com, the leader in online news,* officially opened its interactive digital cafe today at the NBC Experience Store in New York's Rockefeller Center. The msnbc.com digital cafe is a sleek new space that brings to life the site's innovative nature and immerses consumers in msnbc.com's trademark "fuller spectrum of news" in a casual cafe setting.