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China Kingstone Announces 2010 Annual Results
China Kingstone Mining Holdings Limited ("China Kingstone" or the "Company", SEHK: 1380), the leading marble operator in China, today announces the audited consolidated results of the Company for the year ended 31 December 2010 ("the Report Period").In the Report Period, the Company's revenue amounted to RMB6.615 million. Gross profit reached RMB4.592 million ACN Newswire

CHAD Industries Introduces a Semi-Automatic Solar Concentrator Cell (CPV) Bonding Station, the CHAD SBA-1
CHAD Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of factory automation solutions for the electronics, semiconductor, and solar manufacturing automation industries announced that it is introducing a new semi-automatic platform for solar concentrator cell welding and hot-bar reflow. MarketWire

Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. Celebrates Anniversary With Strong Growth Stats; Increases Assets to Over $375 Million Over a Three-Year Period
Three years ago, Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI) launched the first and only non-traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) focused exclusively on the self-storage market. Today, SSTI's portfolio size has grown to include 61 self-storage facilities in 16 states and Canada totaling approximately 41,000 units with approximately 5.1 million sq. ft. of storage space MarketWire

Vaseline Challenges Men to Get (and Keep) a Grip in Exciting New Online Football Game
What football fan out there has not wondered if they have what it takes to get in the game? Now, men can test their game-day skills in the Keep Your Grip Challenge, an exciting new online football game created by Vaseline MEN, a line of non-greasy hand and body lotions, that challenges players to keep their grip on the ball as they charge downfield MarketWire

University General Health System, Inc. Completes Acquisition, Becomes Publicly Traded Company
University General Health System, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UGHS) today announced that it completed the previously announced acquisition of University General Hospital, LP, and its general partner, University Hospital Systems, LLP, effective March 28, 2011. The Company's name has been changed from SeaBridge Freight Corp. to University General Health System, Inc MarketWire

Barona Education Grant Promotes Reading, Increases Access to Books at Longfellow Spanish Immersion School
More students at San Diego's Longfellow Spanish Immersion School will have access to Spanish and English books required to complete their curriculum as a result of the $5,000 education grant awarded today by the Barona Band of Mission Indians MarketWire

AdCare Health Systems Closes $2.1 Million Convertible Note Placement and Secures $1.4 Million Bridge Loan Financing
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), a leading skilled nursing and assisted living provider, held an initial closing of $2.1 million on a private placement of subordinated convertible notes due March 2014. MarketWire

E-Debit Global Corporation Announces Entry Into the Prepaid Marketplace
E-Debit Global Corporation (OTCBB: WSHE) ("E-Debit") announced today its entry into the prepaid marketplace with the purchase of an equity position within Smart Pay Solutions Inc. with its joint venture partnership with ebackup Inc., "Capital Six Limited". MarketWire

Vectren's Electric Generation Positioned to Meet New EPA Requirements on Mercury, Other Emissions
As expected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued more stringent rules last month regarding the regulated emissions of mercury and other pollutants. Given Vectren's significant investment in emissions control equipment over the past decade, the utility is in a position to largely comply with the new rules without significant additional customer impact. MarketWire

GeoMet Announces No Remaining Issues With Realizability of Deferred Tax Assets; Financial and Operating Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2010 Are No Longer Preliminary and Upcoming Filing of Its Annual Report on Form 10-K
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) ("GeoMet" or the "Company") today announced that it has determined that there are no remaining issues related to the realizability of its deferred tax assets as of December 31, 2010 and 2009 MarketWire

RurAL CAP Assumes Responsibilities for Anchorage Weatherization Program
Effective today, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) will assume administration of Alaska Housing Finance Corporation's weatherization program in Anchorage. The Municipality of Anchorage had administered the program for many years. RurAL CAP operates AHFC's weatherization program in western and northern Alaska and the city and borough of Juneau MarketWire

Winner of Arrow's Back On The Road(TM) 2011 Campaign Receives Opportunity of a Lifetime
Arrow Truck Sales and its industry sponsors today announced David Acosta of Orlando, Fla. as the winner of Arrow's Back On The Road™ 2011 campaign at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. MarketWire

Global Resource Energy, Inc Signs LOI With SMED Energy

Studies Question 'College Preparedness'
In the first trend study of "college preparedness," a team of Sam Houston State University researchers is reporting that a stark difference exists between "college readiness" and "academic preparedness," while less than 40 percent of high school students can be deemed "college ready," even by Texas's standards. MarketWire

Dive & Travel Expo Offers Dive Industry the Keys to Connections
Connections... in these hard, challenging economic times it is less and less about where you've been and more and more about where you are headed; having the right connections is the key to the lock that is steadfast on the door to a better tomorrow for everyone MarketWire

High Plains Gas Announces Purchase and Sale Amendment and Extension Related to J.M. Huber Acquisition
High Plains Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: HPGS) (or "HPG" or "the Company"), a Gillette, Wyoming based energy company actively engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas primarily in the Powder River Basin, today announces an amendment and extension related to the purchase and sale order for the acquisition of J.M MarketWire

Specialty Coffee Appeals to Culinary Sensibilities
The Specialty Coffee Association of America aims to create a stronger partnership with the culinary world to satisfy growing consumer demand at its 23rd Annual Specialty Coffee Event, April 28 - May 1, 2011 in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center MarketWire

Mexivada Options Gold Jackpot Au-Ag-Te-Cu Property, Pequop Gold Trend, Nevada, to Sphere Resources Inc.
Mexivada Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE: MNV)(OTCBB: MXVDF)(FRANKFURT: M2Q) is pleased to announce the signing of an option for Sphere Resources Inc. to purchase up to 75% of the Gold Jackpot property, and makes the following announcement: MarketWire

Vuzix Reports 40% Growth in Revenues for Its Fourth Quarter and Releases 2010 Annual Operating Results
Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX) (OTCBB: VUZI) (FRANKFURT: V7X) ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), today reported its fourth quarter and year-end results for the period ending December 31, 2010. MarketWire

TopLine Federal Credit Union Receives Necessary Regulator Approvals to Merge Como Northtown Community Credit Union
TopLine Federal Credit Union announces it has received approval from the National Credit Union Administration and the Minnesota Commerce Department for the merger of Como Northtown Community Credit Union. MarketWire

UFC Films Countdown Show With Frank Mir at the Suffer Training Center
SUFFER (PINKSHEETS: SUFF) -- Director of Suffer Media Kevin James today announced that the UFC was at the Suffer Training Center on March 31st to film Frank Mir. MarketWire Launches Full-Service Vacation Booking Site has launched a new, full-service website that helps travelers make decisions and book vacations to the popular U.S. travel destination. The site is powered by Cyllenius, the technology and solutions division of -- the world's No. 1 city travel website. MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Certain Assets of Compass Consulting Group, LLC
J. Scott Penny, Regional President and Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) and President of Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc., and Kevin M. Werlinger and David J. Libao, principals of Compass Consulting Group, LLC, located in Seattle, Washington, today announced that Brown & Brown of Washington, Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

Global Gold Announces Funding Payment for Chile Sale Received on March 31, 2011
Global Gold Corporation (OTCQB: GBGD) (PINKSHEETS: GBGD) is pleased to announce that on March 31, 2011, we received the $500,000 closing payment funding from Conventus Ltd., a BVI corporation ("Conventus"), per the terms of the agreement signed on October 27, 2010 for the sale of 100% interest in the Compania Minera Global Gold Valdivia S.C.M MarketWire

IMAP's Healthcare Industry Global Report Forecasts Move to Emerging Markets
IMAP, Inc., an exclusive global merger and acquisition (M&A) organization, announced the findings of its Healthcare Industry Global Report 2011 at its International Mergers and Acquisitions Symposium at the Jumeirah Essex House in New York, N.Y MarketWire

Panic! At The Disco Explode Onto Billboard 200; "VICES & VIRTUES" Makes Top 10 Debut; North American Tour Begins May 22nd; Support Includes fun., Foxy Shazam, and Funeral Party; Multi-Platinum Band Set to Appear Live on TBS' Lopez Tonight, Logo's NewNowNext Awards and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live
Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Panic! At The Disco has made a spectacular chart debut with their acclaimed new album, "VICES & VIRTUES." The collection -- which features the hit single, "The Ballad of Mona Lisa" -- entered the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #7, while also coming in at #2 on SoundScan's "Alternative Albums" chart and #5 on the "Digital Albums" ranking MarketWire

NetApp to Present at the Wells Fargo Tech Transformation Summit on April 6, 2011
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that Tom Georgens, president and CEO, will present at the Wells Fargo Tech Transformation Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time. MarketWire

Huron County Leverages Integrated Notification Solution From Everbridge and AccuWeather to Improve Citizen Alerts
Everbridge, the world's recognized leader in incident notification systems, today announced that the Huron County Emergency Management Agency of Ohio has selected Everbridge SmartGIS as its notification system along with alerts from AccuWeather® SkyGuard. The integrated solutions will provide Huron County residents with accurate weather broadcasts based on geographic location. MarketWire

Bayer CropScience Donation Provides 2,800 Meals to Great Plains Food Bank
To honor the growers and agriculture industry professionals who work to produce more food at a higher quality as part of a Bayer CropScience initiative called Farm to Feed the World™, Bayer CropScience donated $2,560 to the Feeding America Great Plains food bank. The donation continues the program that works to decrease hunger in the face of a growing worldwide population. MarketWire

John Thomas Financial Releases Economic Research Report That Shows No Correlation Between Government Spending, Deficits and Interest Rates
John Thomas Financial, an independent broker dealer and investment banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today released a research report that shows no correlation between government spending, deficits and interest rates. The report, a piece by John Thomas Financial Chief Economist Mike Norman, analyzes historical data on government spending vs MarketWire

Fresno State Athletics Extends Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing marketing and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Fresno State Athletics will continue its 29-year partnership with the company MarketWire

Ivar's Seafood Restaurants Move to Modern, Splashy New Logo
After successfully marking what would have been founder Ivar Haglund's 106th birthday last week, Ivar's Seafood Restaurants set its sights on the future today as it unveiled a modern new logo created to better capture the Millenial essence MarketWire

AIB completed disposal of the BZWBK shareholding
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE: AIB) announces today that it has completed the disposal of its 70.36% stakein Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. to Banco Santander S.A. ("Santander" ) and thesale of its 50% stake in BZ WBK AIB Asset Management S.A. followingthe settlement of the tender offer by Santander and completion of thetransaction. AIB received total sale proceeds of approximately EUR3 MarketWire

Sheppard Mullin Adds International Trade Partner Duo
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has expanded its Washington, D.C. office with the addition of two partners. J. Scott Maberry and Thaddeus Rogers McBride join Sheppard Mullin from Fulbright & Jaworski in Washington, D.C., where Maberry headed the firm's International Trade practice. MarketWire

7 Medical Moves to New Corporate Headquarters
7 Medical Systems™, LLC, a leader in on-demand picture archiving and communication system (PACS), teleradiology, and electronic medical record (EMR/EHR) solutions for healthcare, today announced that the company has relocated its corporate headquarters to Gaviidae Common I in downtown Minneapolis. MarketWire Founder and CEO Interviewed on Leading Small-Cap Website
Elysium Internet, Inc. DBA (PINKSHEETS: EYSM) an emerging leader in the Local Business Search Market, today announced that its founder and CEO was interviewed on one of the Small-Cap industries leading investor centric websites MarketWire

Investors Can Manage Psyche to Capture Alpha
In spite of the recovery of the stock market, a general unease continues as sectors of the economy struggle to gain solid footing. DALBAR's annual Qualitative Analysis of Investor Behavior (QAIB) continues to present ways to reduce destructive investor behavior. MarketWire

Plateau Mineral Development Issues Guidance and Projects Record Profits as Worldwide Demand for Gold and Silver Surges and Confidence in Currencies Decrease
Plateau Mineral Development (PINKSHEETS: PMDP) "Plateau Metals," expects to realize record profit margins and continuing increase in demand for its services. The worldwide demand for precious metals, particularly gold and silver, continues to rise as investors of all levels seek shelter from fallen currencies MarketWire

Dollar Bank's Annual "Mortgages for Mothers" Workshop Expected to Draw Largest Crowd Ever
If early registration for Dollar Bank's upcoming "Mortgages for Mothers Workshop" is any indication, there are more people than ever who want to learn the right way to prepare to purchase their first home. At least that's what Mona Generett thinks MarketWire

Finalists of the Sixth Annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards Include CFOs From Cisco, Gilead, First Republic Bank,, and Juniper Networks
The Independent Selection Panel of the sixth annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards announced today the finalists in six categories for 2011 CFO of the Year. All award finalists will be recognized and winners announced at the annual awards dinner and ceremony on June 1, 2011 to be held at the Westin St. Francis, San Francisco. MarketWire

TicketNetwork -- Midwest, South Compete for Most Josh Groban Ticket Purchases
The Midwest region of the United States is currently winning the race for purchases of Josh Groban tickets. Currently, 25% of all tickets bought on the TicketNetwork exchange for Groban's Straight to You Tour are for venues in the region*. However, the Southern states come in at a close second, with 24% of all current purchases. MarketWire

GeoMet to Present at IPAA OGIS New York Conference
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) announced today that it will be presenting at the IPAA Oil and Gas Investment Symposium on Monday, April 11, 2011 at 4:10 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Eve's Apple and Adobe Scene7 Bring Fashion to Life on the Web
Eve's Apple ( -- the premier online boutique destination for women with a love of designer fashion -- announced a first-in-industry collaboration with Adobe Scene7, purveyor of outstanding technology in online imaging. MarketWire

Adoption Credit Triggers Five-Figure Tax Refunds for Parents
The cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 is $286,000 -- without the cost of college.(1) Adoptive parents can expect to spend another $30,000(2) for attorney fees, placement agencies and travel expenses. But, H&R Block is helping adoptive parents reclaim some of these costs with a tax credit that's generating refunds of $25,000 or more. MarketWire

ECU Silver Releases Year End Results for 2010
ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX: ECU) reports that it has released its audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2010 and the related management's discussion and analysis of financial position and results of operations ("MD&A"). MarketWire

Aruze Gaming America Brings New Sensations to NIGA
Aruze Gaming America (AGA), a rising competitor in gaming entertainment, announced today that it will feature its award-winning Paradise Fishing™ with Reel Feel™ Gaming Technology at the 2011 National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) trade show and conference in Phoenix April 3 thru 6 MarketWire

Suddenlink Finalizes Purchase of NPG Cable, Inc.
Cequel Communications, LLC, which does business as Suddenlink Communications, today closed its acquisition of NPG Cable, Inc., and its subsidiaries from News-Press & Gazette Co., for approximately $350 million, subject to customary working-capital closing adjustments. MarketWire

The Moorings Announces New Crewed Yacht Destinations in the Mediterranean: Nice, France and Orhaniye, Turkey
The Moorings announced today the opening of two new Crewed Yacht charter destinations in Nice, France and Orhaniye, Turkey for luxury sailing vacations during the Mediterranean summer season, June through September 2011 MarketWire

impreMedia Partners With Syndicaster to Enter Real-Time Internet Video News Market
Critical Media today announced that impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, has tapped Syndicaster, the leading real-time broadcast-to-Web video platform, to enable and develop their end-to-end video network, spanning the media company's widely-read web sites. MarketWire

Ice Air Gets Greener With Green Thinker Network
Ice Air, a leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment, is a leader in the environmental movement when it comes to manufacturing "green" products that protect the environment. MarketWire

Realtors(R) Committed to Fair Housing Throughout the Year
The National Association of Realtors® will join Americans across the country as they honor Fair Housing Month this April. As the leading advocate for home ownership, NAR strongly supports the Fair Housing Act and believes that anyone who is able and willing to assume the responsibilities of owning a home should have the opportunity to pursue that dream. MarketWire

Connectyx Technologies' Random Sampling of MedFlash Members Confirms Greatest Use in Over 50 Age Group
Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CTYX) ("Connectyx"), www.connectyx MarketWire

Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd. Proved Reserves Grow by 93% in 2010
Cheetah Oil & Gas Ltd. (OTCBB: COHG) (the "Company" or "Cheetah") announces Belmont Lake, Mississippi project update. MarketWire

Brandery Opens 2011 Application Period
Cincinnati's nationally recognized consumer marketing accelerator The Brandery today opened the application period for a new class of high-tech startup companies. MarketWire

ANADIGICS Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) today announced that proxy materials for its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet in accordance with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Notice and Access Rule that allow companies to furnish their proxy materials over the Internet. MarketWire

Treaty Energy Acquires Oil & Gas Company
Treaty Energy Corporation (OTCBB: TECO) today announced it has purchased C&C Petroleum Management LLC, an Indiana company, with oil and gas properties in the Fertile Texas 7B Oil District. MarketWire

Blugrass Board of Directors Announces Near-Term Business Plan
Blugrass Energy Inc. (OTCQB: BLUG) (PINKSHEETS: BLUG), currently doing business as Rio Grande Petroleum Inc., today announced that the Board of Directors has formulated a near-term business plan for the company. MarketWire

Pacific Sands Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) Retires / Converts $640,000 Debt and Completes Aggressive Balance Sheet Improvements
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (, which manufactures environmentally friendly, non-toxic liquid and powder cleaning, laundry, and water treatment products, announced today that the company has retired or converted $640,000 in debt owed to Catherine and Dr. Mack Myers for the purchase of the assets of Natural Choices Home Safe Products LLC in 2008 MarketWire

Top 25 Hedge Fund Managers Earned $22 Billion Combined in 2010, AR Magazine Survey Finds
The top 25 hedge fund managers on AR Magazine's tenth annual Rich List earned a combined $22.07 billion in 2010 -- down nearly 13 percent from the $25.33 billion they earned in 2009, but the third-best year for the ranking since it was first published in 2001. MarketWire

Universal Pictures Joins With SCVNGR in a Hunt for HOP
Chocolate bunnies and jelly beans aren't the only Easter treats to look forward to this spring MarketWire

Kilopass Names CFO for Next Growth Phase
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today named Cory J. Sindelar to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). MarketWire

Teekay Group Completes Management Transition and Announces Changes to Boards of Directors
Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK), Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE: TGP), Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE: TOO), Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) - MarketWire

LECG Provides Update on State of the Firm
Professional services firm LECG Corporation (NASDAQ: XPRT) announced today a number of events related to its previously-announced transition of its practice groups to other firms. These transitions will not result in any proceeds to the Company's common stockholders and it is not anticipated that future operations will result in any proceeds to the Company's common stockholders. MarketWire

Star Bulk Announces Its Availability of 2010 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Star Bulk Carriers Corp MarketWire

HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. Postpones Filing of Form 10-K for the Year Ended December 31, 2010
HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HQS) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leading producer and marketer of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations, has postponed the filing of its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 MarketWire

MindTree's Board of Directors Elects Dr. Albert Hieronimus as Its New Chairman
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT Solutions and Product Engineering Services Company, today announced the election of Dr. Albert Hieronimus as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors with effect April 1, 2011. MarketWire

Altitude Organic Corporation Launches New Medical Marijuana Management Business From Arizona
Altitude Organic Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AMNG), a national, publicly-traded medical marijuana company, dropped its first advertisement in the Phoenix New Times yesterday. The advertisement is geared towards finding qualified Arizona residents wishing to own their own dispensaries, while also joining a larger organization that has begun expanding its brand nationally MarketWire

SPi Global Wins "BPO Company of the Year" Award
SPi Global, the largest Filipino-owned BPO company, announced today that it won the highest honors at the 5th International ICT Awards. SPi Global was named "BPO Company of the Year" besting seven (7) other finalists at yesterday's awarding ceremony organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPA/P). MarketWire

Kid Brands, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
Kid Brands, Inc. (NYSE: KID) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010 ("Q4 2010" and "FY 2010," respectively). MarketWire

Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. Announces Plan of Exchange of Common Stock Into Series A Preferred Shares, to Be Followed by 40:1 Split of the Remaining Common Stock
Greenfield Farms Food, Inc. (OTCBB: SWTP), which completed a merger with Sweet Spot Games Inc. (OTCBB: SWTP) on March 1, 2011 and announced a corporate name change on March 22, 2011, today announced conversion of 22,033,787 shares Common Stock into 96,6623 shares of Series A Preferred stock by four SWTP shareholders. MarketWire

Spartan Stocks Releases a Short Discussion on Short Selling Stocks as a Follow-Up to Squeeze Trigger Report on EVPH
Spartan Stocks would like to engage investors and subscribers alike on the advantages in investing in a company that has undergone n*ked short-selling. Our research indicates that the short interest in Everybody's Phone Company (PINKSHEETS: EVPH) is roughly 25 million shares. That's over 25% of EVPH's public float. This makes EVPH a huge short cover opportunity. MarketWire

Interstate Specialty Products' Rotary Die Cut Parts Feature Tight Tolerances in High Volumes
Interstate Specialty Products, Inc. is introducing a custom rotary die cutting service for producing precision plastic parts in production volumes from a variety of rigid, flexible, and foam materials. MarketWire

InsWeb Highlights Strong Cash Flow, Reduced Customer Concentration and Diversification of Consumer Lead Sources in 2010 Form 10-K Filing
InsWeb Corp. (NASDAQ: INSW), a leading online insurance comparison provider, today announced highlights from the Company's Form 10-K filing for the year ended December 31, 2010, filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and accessible from the Company's investor relations website at MarketWire

Forerun Secures Additional $2 Million Funding to Advance Deployment of Innovative Physician Charting Solution for Emergency Care Services
Forerun, Inc. (, an innovator in electronic charting solutions for the emergency department (ED), today announced that it has closed a $2 million Series C financing led by Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), with additional investor commitments. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan
Tix Corporation ("Tix" or the "Company") (OTCQX: TIXC), a leading entertainment company providing discount ticketing services and branded event merchandising, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has approved the adoption of a Rights Agreement (the "Rights Agreement") under which stockholders will receive rights to purchase shares of common stock. MarketWire

2011 Business Growth Conference Brings Together Orange County's Business Leaders and Hosts Local Networking Session
For over a century, Harvard Business School's (HBS) national and international missions have been to "educate leaders who make a difference in the world MarketWire

University of Connecticut Alumni Association Launches First Membership Drive
Seeking to tap more than 215,000 UConn alums worldwide to build its ranks, the University of Connecticut Alumni Association (UCAA) will launch its first membership drive on April 1. Inspired by the popularity of UConn mascot Jonathan, the "Join the Pack" drive will run through May 31st, 2011 with membership open to all UConn alumni and friends of the university. MarketWire

Global Earth Energy, Inc. Announces Extension of Memorandum of Understanding to Invest by LB Tim Co., Ltd. of South Korea
Global Earth Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GLER) (PINKSHEETS: GLER) announced today, as permitted by Rule 135(c) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, it has executed an extension of the memorandum of understanding with LB Tim Co., Ltd. of South Korea for the sale of $100,000,000.00 of Global Earth Energy's Series A convertible preferred stock, which was originally announced on January 25, 2011 MarketWire

AVI BioPharma Prices $30.0 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $1.50 per share for gross proceeds of $30.0 million MarketWire

Itronics Resolves Litigation With the NIR Group, Ltd.
Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO), a "Creative Clean Technology" company, announced today that it has reached a resolution of its litigation with the NIR Group, Ltd. and its affiliates, which held Convertible Notes issued by Itronics MarketWire

NCPDP Releases New Industry Standard and Enhancements to ePrescribing SCRIPT Standard

MedeFile International Reports 2010 Yearend Financial Results
MedeFile International, Inc. (OTCQB: MDFI) (PINKSHEETS: MDFI), a leader in Internet-enabled Personal Health Record (iPHR) management solutions, today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. MarketWire

Constitution Mining Corp. Changes Name to GoldSands Development Company
GoldSands Development (GSDC.OB) announces thattheCompany's name has been changed from Constitution Mining Corp. (OldSymbol:CMIN.OB) to GoldSands Development Company. Effective tomorrow thecompany's newtrading symbol on the OTCBB is (GSDC.OB) and GoldSands DevelopmentCompany newwebsite is located at MarketWire

Pride International, Inc. Announces Extension of Option
Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that the company has reached agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries, Ltd. to extend Pride's option for the construction of a sixth ultra-deepwater drillship by 30 days MarketWire

Bergio International Announces Positive 2010 Year End Results
Bergio International, Inc. (OTCBB: BRGO), Bergio International announced today that they are pleased with the positive 2010 year end results ending December 31, 2010. MarketWire

SavWatt's Subsidiary Pro EcoSolutions Signs Contract With Con Edison
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the green revolution, announced today that their subsidiary Pro EcoSolutions LLC has entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Comverge / Con Edison to administer their Targeted Demand Side Management Program. MarketWire

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Financial Results
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (theCompany or Universal) (NYSE Amex: UVE), a vertically integrated insuranceholding company, reported net income of $6.2 million, or $0.15 per dilutedshare, in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to a net loss of $2.8million, or $0.07 per diluted share, for the same period in 2009. For thefull year of 2010, the Company reported net income of $37 MarketWire

Eric Malteca Releases First Edition of Grossly Overwritten, a Collection of Original Graphic Fiction Is Now Available at
In the most diverse collection of short stories since the critically acclaimed Holy Bible (Various Authors), Eric Malteca's Grossly Overwritten presents a cacophonous marriage of disgusting but hilarious accounts of real life and fictitious events MarketWire

Zepol Upgrades Trade Intelligence Tool With User Dashboard
Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, today announced another major enhancement to their Trade Intelligence tools. The Dashboard tab enhancement allows users to select specific criteria to be displayed within the Zepol interface for quick and easy analysis. The Dashboard tab, based on customer requests, can be updated on a weekly basis with the newest trade statistics. MarketWire

Ram Power Announces Fourth Quarter and 2010 Year End Results
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy today reported its fourth quarter and audited financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 MarketWire

Oriens to Build a World Class Green Destination Resort in Costa Rica
Oriens Travel & Hotel Management Corp. (PINKSHEETS: OTHM),, the Next Generation Global Boutique Hotel Brand Operator, operating the Hotel PURE brand (, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a definitive memorandum of understanding to design and build a World Class Green Compliance Destination Resort in Costa Rica. MarketWire

Worthington Sees Dramatic Gains in Fiscal Third-Quarter 2011 as Pricing, Volumes Improve, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading diversified metals manufacturer Worthington Industries Incorporated (NYSE:WOR) (Columbus, Ohio) saw significant gains in the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, as improved volumes and higher pricing strengthened sales and operating income in all of the company's major segments MarketWire

Debix Announces AllClear ID: Free Identity Protection Now Available for All US Citizens
Debix, a leading developer of identity protection technology, announced today AllClear ID, the first free identity theft protection service for families. The free service monitors data from thousands of sources including law enforcement for stolen personal information and provides free identity repair if a family member's identity is attacked MarketWire

Identity Theft Criminals May Target U.S. Children More Than Adults, New Report Suggests
Today, AllClear ID announced the release of the first large child identity theft report ever published; based on identity protection scans of over 42,000 U.S children, it suggests a previously unrecognized demographic for what the FBI has named the fastest growing crime in the United States MarketWire

Higher Phosphate Prices Increase Mosaic Company's Quarterly Profits, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) (Plymouth, Minnesota) yesterday reported third-quarter 2011 net earnings of $542.1 million, up from $222.6 million in the third quarter of 2010. MarketWire

UnionTown Energy Advances Deposit on Third Oil and Gas Property Acquisition
UnionTown Energy Inc. (OTCBB: UTOG) is pleased to announce that it has advanced $100,000 in escrow as a deposit towards the acquisition of the Company's third oil and gas property acquisition. MarketWire

WebTech Wireless Completes Restructuring of InterFleet
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, today announced that it has completed the previously announced review of its InterFleet operating subsidiary. The review has resulted in a restructuring of the InterFleet organization that is intended to eliminate more than $5,000,000 in annualized costs and expenses. MarketWire

Sitestar Reports Fiscal 2010 Results
Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB: SYTE), a holding company for technology related businesses, announced financial results for its year ended December 31, 2010. Financial highlights for the year include: MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 4/1
Gold production, credit management, algae association, small cap bargains, energy policy; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (, featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

Taleo Completes Cytiva Acquisition
Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cytiva (TSX-V: CRX), a leading mid-market provider of on-demand recruiting software solutions, for approximately $11 million Canadian dollars in cash. MarketWire

DSM - repurchase of shares (25-31 March 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, hasrepurchased 349,822 of its own shares in the period from 25 March 2011 upto andincluding 31 March 2011 at an average price of EUR 43.34. This is inaccordancewith the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 23February2011. The consideration of this repurchase was EUR 15.2 million. MarketWire

Btw I hada tro noteTenCate appoints ir. Guido Vliegen as Global Group Director TenCate Grass
The Executive Board of Royal Ten Cate(TenCate) has appointed ir. Guido Vliegen(44) as Global Group DirectorTenCate Grass, effective April 1st 2011. MarketWire

Will the Policy Adjusted IRP Impact Electricity Prices?
After months of planning and much public comment, the Department of Energy (DoE) has finally gained approval from Cabinet and released the Policy Adjusted IRP (Integrated Resource Plan). Closer inspection by Frost & Sullivan reveals a number of significant changes since the release of the Draft IRP, although a few constants remain MarketWire

Dr Vicki Sato to be appointed to Galapagos' Board of Directors
Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announcedtodaythat it will propose the appointment of Dr Vicki Sato to its Board ofDirectorsat its Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on 26 April 2011. MarketWire

Barry Callebaut: Growing Twice as Fast as the Market
Barry Callebaut - Half-year results, fiscal year 2010/11-- Sales volume up by 7.1%-- EBIT up by 11.4% in local currencies (+4.0% in CHF); net profit up by 17.1%-- in local currencies (+9 MarketWire

Registration Is Now Open for the GRE(R) Revised General Test
Since registration for the GRE® revised General Test opened on March 15, Educational Testing Service (ETS) has seen a significant number of registrations from candidates seeking half-price savings and a more test-taker friendly experience, company officials report. MarketWire

Resource Capital Research -- March Quarter 2011: Global Uranium Companies
Key Points Uranium Market: The uranium spot price is US$60.00/lb. It has partially recovered from its plummet mid March to US$49/lb on news of the damage at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan. The uranium spot market is likely to experience increased volatility over the next 3 to 9 months. The long term contract uranium price is US$73/lb (28 Feb) MarketWire

Quantum Genomics (Nyse Euronext Paris: MLQGC) Announced Today Positive Scientific Results With Its Product QGC001

Media Alert: Kilopass to Demonstrate Full Line of Memory IP at the TSMC 2011 Technology Conference
At TSMC 2011 Technology Conference Booth #207-- MarketWire

AIB completed disposal of the BZWBK shareholding
DUBLIN, Ireland - Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") [NYSE:AIB] announces today that it has completed the disposal of its 70.36% stake in Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. to Banco Santander S.A. ("Santander" ) and the sale of its 50% stake in BZ WBK AIB Asset Management S.A. following the settlement of the tender offer by Santander and completion of the transaction GlobeNewswire

Noreco successfully completes bond issue
Stavanger, 1 April 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco, OSE: NOR) has successfully completed a new 5 year senior secured bond issue. The net proceeds from the bond issue will be used for (i) financing of Noreco's share of the costs associated with the Oselvar development and (ii) other petroleum activities on the Norwegian continental shelf. GlobeNewswire

ProLogis European Properties announces Q1 2011 Class A(1) preferred unit dividend distribution
News release GlobeNewswire

Outotec acquires the Vertical Pressure Filter technology from Australian Process Technology

Paul H Stenson appointed Executive Vice President, Business Development, at Ahlstrom
Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1.4.2011 at 15.15 GlobeNewswire

KION Group announces launch of senior notes offering
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group announces launch of senior notes offering. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

New preclinical study with Alpharadin in breast cancer models to be presented at 2011 American Association for Cancer Research

Announcement from Ordinary General Meeting in SHB SICAV
The Ordinary General Meeting in SHB SICAV was held on April 1, 2011. The meeting approved the financial statements for the financial year ended on December 31, 2010, including the allocation of results suggested to the meeting, and granted discharge to the directors for that financial year. GlobeNewswire

IMSK - Annual Overview of Published Information 2010
IMSK -  Annual Overview of Published Information 2010 GlobeNewswire

Annual Report and accounts for 2010

Filed in the First Five Minutes
 Thomson Reuters files within five minutes of iXBRL mandate using ONESOURCE Solutions GlobeNewswire

NIB to finance extension of metro line from Helsinki to Espoo
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) will provide a loan for Länsimetro Oy to finance the building of the metro line from Helsinki to Espoo in Finland.The 30-year-maturity loan totalling EUR 120 million will help to connect the southern parts of Espoo to the regional rail transport system. GlobeNewswire

Veidekke awarded contract for rehabilitation of tenement building at Stureplan in the centre of Stockholm
SEB Trygg Liv has awarded Veidekke Entreprenad AB the contract for remodelling and construction at Sperlingens Backe no. 30 in Stockholm. The value of the contract is SEK 126 million. GlobeNewswire

Transocean Ltd. Provides Proxy Statement and 2010 Annual Report
Transocean Ltd. /Transocean Ltd. Provides Proxy Statement and 2010 Annual Report . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Compass Partners and Kenneth Cole Announce an Innovative New Program - The Compass Fellowship in Partnership with AWARENESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation New Initiative Fosters Agents of Social Change

Homburg Invest reports improved funds from operations for 2010 fourth quarter IFRS financial results
Shares issued:  Class A - 17,034,489  Class B - 3,104,838 GlobeNewswire

Approval of listing prospectus

Swedish National Debt Office appoints Royal Bank of Scotland as new Primary Dealer in Inflation-linked bonds
The Swedish National Debt Office has appointed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to be a primary dealer in inflation-linked bonds from 4 April 2011. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu is committed in the Fennovoima nuclear power project

NIB lends for 3G rollout in India
The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Indian mobile telecommunications operator Aircel Limited have signed a loan agreement for financing the rollout of 3G mobile communications networks in India. GlobeNewswire

Studsvik signs 20-year agreement worth SEK 130 million
Studsvik has signed a 20-year agreement with Westinghouse Sweden for treatment of uranium-contaminated waste with a method using pyrolysis instead of incineration. The total order value is SEK 130 million over a 20-year period. GlobeNewswire

Kesko Food and Rautakesko Boards of Directors
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 01.04.2011 AT 09.15 1(1)  The Boards of Kesko Food Ltd and Rautakesko Ltd, the most significant wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Kesko Group, were today elected by the Annual General Meetings of the companies. GlobeNewswire

New orders for BWG Homes March 2011
BWG Homes ASA secured a total net order intake of NOK 305.2 million during March, compared with NOK 284.4 million for March 2010, an increase of 7.3 per cent. The net order intake in March for segment Norway was NOK 188.2 million (NOK 154.6 million), up 21.7 per cent. The net order intake in March for segment Sweden was NOK 117.0 million (NOK 129.8 million), down 9.8 per cent. GlobeNewswire

TenCate appoints ir. Guido Vliegen as Global Group Director TenCate Grass
The Executive Board of Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has appointed ir. Guido Vliegen (44) as Global Group Director TenCate Grass, effective April 1st 2011. GlobeNewswire

Dr Vicki Sato to be appointed to Galapagos' Board of Directors
Mechelen, Belgium; 1 April 2011 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announced today that it will propose the appointment of Dr Vicki Sato to its Board of Directors at its Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on 26 April 2011. GlobeNewswire

Clariant Acquires Canadian Oil Services
Clariant AG /Clariant Acquires Canadian Oil Services . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Final approval of Annual Accounts 2010
The Board of Directors of Schibsted ASA has approved the annual accounts for 2010. There are no changes in the income statement or equity compared with the preliminary annual figures disclosed 18 February 2011.Oslo, 1 April 2011SCHIBSTED ASAJo Christian SteigedalVP Investor Relations  GlobeNewswire

Growing twice as fast as the market
Barry Callebaut AG /Growing twice as fast as the market. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Change in Executive Management of Yara International ASA
Oslo (2011-04-01): Head of Yara's Supply and Trade unit, Terje Bakken, has resigned from his position in Yara. He will be succeeded by Torgeir Kvidal, presently SVP Investor Relations."I would like to thank Terje Bakken for the value he has created for Yara over many years GlobeNewswire

Management change at Handelsbanken
After reaching his contractual age of retirement, M Johan Widerberg has remained part of Handelsbanken Group management and the central bank management team for a two-year period. On 1 April he is leaving the Group management and the central bank management team after a total of 15 years GlobeNewswire

Update on the Embedded Value of the Life insurance business
Regulated information* - 1 April 2011 (08.00 a.m. CEST) GlobeNewswire

Pöyry awarded EUR 1.2 million assignment for design and supervision consultancy in India
PÖYRY PLC        Press release 1 April 2011 at 10.20 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Aspo Plc STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  April 1, 2011 at 9.00 am. NEW SHARES IN ASPO PLC ENTERED INTO THE TRADE REGISTERNine loan units of Aspo Plc's Convertible Capital Loan 2009 have been converted into 69,210 new shares in Aspo Plc. The new shares have been entered into the Trade Register today on April 1, 2011 GlobeNewswire

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