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Msnbc.com Breaks Site Traffic Record
REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com had a stellar month in January and set an all-time site record of 1.4 billion page views.* The surge in page views is a 22% increase above the site's 2007 average. Msnbc.com also attracted more than 94 million unique users, the site's second highest month ever, representing a 12% increase above the 2007 average. Msnbc.com's award-winning original content, innovative technology features, and enhanced site design all played key roles in propelling the site to record breaking numbers. The month-over-month statistics also revealed impressive double digit increases in both site visits and unique users, up 29% and 23%, respectively.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, L.L.C.
Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC Announce Initiation of Investigation Into Opnext Inc.
METAIRIE, La., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Eric J. O'Bell, LLC ("O'Bell") announce that it is commencing an investigation into Opnext Inc. ("Opnext" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:OPXT) to determine whether it has violated federal securities laws by issuing materially false and misleading statements to shareholders.
Avantair, Inc. Appoints Kevin Beitzel to Chief Operating Officer
CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional aircraft operator, announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Tracy Chaplin, has departed the Company and it has promoted Kevin Beitzel to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
National Corn Growers Association
NCGA Calls for Improvements to House Farm Bill Revenue Proposal
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today called on the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate to make the necessary improvements to the revenue program outlined in the House conference proposal. NCGA acknowledges that the farm bill will require a fair amount of reciprocity with leadership and farm groups in order to provide a more robust, market-based farm safety net for producers.
Secured Financial Network, Inc.
Secured Financial Network Appoints VP of Business Development
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Secured Financial Network, Inc. (OTCBB:SFNL) announced today that David Lesage has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for its Virtual Payment Solutions (VPS) subsidiary. Mr. Lesage has been successfully involved in the payment processing, acquiring, and wireless equipment industry for 14 years, most recently as Sr. Account Executive for LinkPoint International and Franchise Payments Network. Mr. Lesage holds an Electromechanical Engineering Degree earned in Paris, France.
River Capital Group, Inc.
River Capital Group, Inc. Announces 1-For-10 Reverse Split and Name Change to be Effective February 14
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- River Capital Group, Inc. (OTCBB:RCGI) announced today that at the start of trading on February 14, 2008, its common stock will trade on a 1-for-10 reverse split basis, and the Company will change its name to Sonterra Resources, Inc. An amendment to the Company's certificate of incorporation to effect the reverse split and the name change was approved on December 19, 2007 by written consent of stockholders owning approximately 80.0% of the outstanding shares of the Company's common stock and disclosed in the Information Statement mailed to the Company's stockholders on or about January 23, 2008. All fractional shares resulting from the reverse stock split will be aggregated per stockholder and rounded up to the next number of whole shares of common stock.