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Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable Jan. 15, 2007, to shareholders of record on Dec. 21, 2006.
Aquila Will Not Acquire Aries Power Plant
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aquila Inc. (NYSE:ILA) announced today that it has concluded its effort to purchase Calpine Corp.'s 580-megawatt, natural gas-fired power plant known as the "Aries" plant in Pleasant Hill, Mo. The plant was auctioned off yesterday at an auction held in New York City. "The bidding reached a point where it did not make economic sense for our customers. We based that decision on the cost of power supply alternatives which compete with Aries," said Keith Stamm, Aquila's senior vice president and chief operating officer.
U-Haul International, Inc.
Photo Release -- U-Haul Center Presley Heights Adds New Van-Box Storage, Showcases Vibrant New Image
TUPELO, Miss., Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U-Haul Company of Mississippi announced today that it has expanded the U-Haul Center Presley Heights, located at 1207 Main Street, and has updated its image with a vibrant new look. The addition of 25 new 26' van-box storage units adds more than 4,442 square feet of storage, and the new image is helping not only to revive the U-Haul facility just down the street from Elvis Presley's birthplace, but also the city of Tupelo.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Reports November Traffic
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines today reported traffic results for November 2006 (see Notes 1, 2). System traffic for November 2006 decreased 1.8 percent from November 2005 with a capacity decrease of 6.5 percent. Delta's system load factor was 77.5 percent in November 2006, up 3.7 points from the same period last year.