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Red Branch Technologies, Inc.
Red Branch Technologies Debuts First 'Personal Agent Technology' for Business Travelers
RESTON, Va., Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Red Branch Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RBTI) today announced the launch of its new mTravel Assistant(r) 'personal agent technology' for business travelers, a first in the business travel industry. Designed specifically to provide business travelers with round-the-clock access to all the services and insights of a personal travel assistant, the mTravel Assistant(r) will be fully integrated into the Company's online my/mTravel(r) service for the independent business travelers in addition to its mTravel(r) product for deployment in large and medium-sized corporate environments.
Animal Health International, Inc.
Animal Health International, Inc. Announces Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Earnings
WESTLAKE, Texas, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Animal Health International, Inc. (Nasdaq:AHII) announced today that net sales increased 19.4%, or $32.9 million, to $203.2 million for the three months ended December 31, 2007, from $170.3 million for the same quarter last year. Acquisitions accounted for $13.8 million or 42% of the increase in sales. Organic sales increased 11.2% from the same period last year. Net income increased 26.1% to $5.5 million or $0.23 per fully diluted share.
The Children's Place, Inc.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. Reports January Sales
SECAUCUS, N.J., Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PLCE) today announced sales of $121.7 million for the four-week period ended February 2, 2008 versus sales of $127.4 million for the five-week period ended February 3, 2007. Consolidated comparable store sales for the four weeks ended February 2, 2008, increased 6% versus the corresponding four-week period last year. Both brands had higher promotional levels during January 2008 than last year.
T-3 Energy Services, Inc.
T-3 Energy Services, Inc. Announces Impressive Engineering Demand for Subsea Product Solutions
HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- T-3 Energy Services, Inc. ("T-3 Energy" or "T-3") (Nasdaq:TTES) announced today that it has received two significant subsea orders from different customers. The significance of these orders was not due to their size, but due to the emphasis T-3 Energy continues to place on moving toward the subsea sector by using a customer-driven demand pull approach, and the trust customers continue to bestow on the company.
Sussex Bancorp Announces 2007 Results of Operations
FRANKLIN, N.J., Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sussex Bancorp (Nasdaq:SBBX) today announced its results of operations for the year ended December 31, 2007. For the year, the Company had net income of $1,509,000 compared to net income of $2,464,000 for the prior year, a decrease of 38.8%. Basic and diluted earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2007 were $0.48 and $0.47, respectively, compared to $0.78 and $0.77 in the year ago period. The decline in net income reflects increased interest expense, non-interest expense and provision for loan losses exceeding increased interest and non-interest income.
Student Conservation Association
Climate Change Activist Billy Parish to Keynote SCA's EarthVision
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of conservation volunteers, has announced that Billy Parish, founder of the Energy Action Coalition, will deliver the keynote address at EarthVision, Actions for a Healthy Planet, SCA's first-of-its-kind youth conservation summit in Washington, DC, April 24-27. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne and National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar will be the featured speakers at EarthVision's kick-off ceremony at the Department of the Interior.
Edge Petroleum Corporation
Edge Petroleum Corporation Announces 2007 Production, Reserves and Provides An Update to Its Strategic Alternative Review Process
HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Edge Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:EPEX) (Nasdaq:EPEXP) announced today that its estimated production volume for 2007 was 24.1 billion cubic feet equivalent ("Bcfe"), an increase of 40% over 2006. Fifty-eight wells (29.9 net) were spud during 2007. Fifty of the 58 wells were logged as of year-end with 46 apparent successes and four dry holes for an apparent success rate of 92%. Three wells were drilling over year-end and were subsequently logged as apparent successes, five wells in Arkansas had operations temporarily suspended at year-end, and another two wells have been spud and logged as apparent successes since year-end. Edge's estimated average daily production rate for the month of January 2008 is 60 to 62 million cubic feet equivalent ("MMcfe").