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Education Realty Trust, Inc.
Education Realty Trust Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share of common stock for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. The dividend will be payable November 7, 2006, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 24, 2006.
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
Enbridge Energy Partners to Webcast its 2006 Third Quarter Results
HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) will review the results of its third quarter 2006 operations and discuss its business outlook in an Internet presentation, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday, October 30, 2006. The presentation, with Terrance L. McGill, president of the general partner and management company, will follow a news release of third quarter results, scheduled for after market close on Friday, October 27. The web presentation may be accessed as follows:
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta First U.S. Carrier to Announce True Lie-Flat Seats in International Business Class
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines invites international customers to stretch out and lie flat, as the first U.S. airline to announce fully-horizontal personal sleeper suites in BusinessElite. Delta will introduce seats by Contour Premium Aircraft Seating in early 2008, when the airline takes delivery of two new Boeing 777 Long Range (LR) aircraft. The sleeper suites will also feature Delta's industry-leading entertainment system offering on-demand, digital video and music at every suite.
NetManage Accepted Into the IBM SOA Specialty
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetManage, Inc. (Nasdaq:NETM), a software company that provides solutions for integrating, Web enabling and accessing enterprise information systems, today announced its acceptance into the IBM SOA Specialty after successfully completing IBM's rigorous SOA technical and business requirements. With this achievement, NetManage's software suite has been validated to integrate with the IBM SOA Foundation, a single, integrated platform that combines the industry's top application server and integration capabilities.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Surfaxin Treated Premature Infants Require Fewer Re-Intubations Compared With Animal Derived Surfactants
WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO), today announced that additional clinical data from its SELECT and STAR Phase 3 clinical trials of Surfaxin(r) (lucinactant), for the prevention of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) in premature infants, were presented at the European Academy of Paediatrics Congress (Europaediatrics) in Barcelona, Spain. These data demonstrate that Surfaxin-treated infants require significantly less re-intubation and experience improved key clinical outcomes compared to those treated with the animal derived surfactants, Survanta(r) and Curosurf(r), the current market-leading products in the United States and Europe, respectively.
Health Benefits Direct Corporation
Health Benefits Direct Corporation Retains The Piacente Group as Strategic Investor Relations Counsel
RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Health Benefits Direct Corporation (OTCBB:HBDT), a leading innovator in the direct marketing and distribution of a wide range of health and life insurance products to individuals, families and groups, today announced that it has retained The Piacente Group, a full service financial communications consulting firm based in New York. The Piacente Group will assist the Company in implementing a strategic investor relations program to include extensive communications and interaction with the professional investment community.
Connecticut Water Service, Inc.
Connecticut Water Completes Acquisition of South Coventry Water Supply Company
CLINTON, Conn., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Connecticut Water Service Inc. (Nasdaq:CTWS) announced that its regulated public water utility subsidiary, The Connecticut Water Company, has completed the acquisition of the South Coventry Water Supply Company in Coventry, Connecticut in a deal valued at approximately $240,000. Connecticut Water acquired South Coventry Water for approximately $93,000 and assumed approximately $147,000 in debt.
SmallCap Sentinel: Building Brand Loyalty in a Growing Market
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Growing multiculturalism is redefining what it means to be American," said SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "As the face of our citizenry changes, so too does the definition of the American consumer. This brings with it a unique opportunity for marketers trying to reach a segment whose preferences and even language may differ from the market as a whole."