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BroadcastAsia2011: Inaugural Cinematography/Film/Production Zone to Showcase Technology Breakthroughs in the Regional Film Industry
BroadcastAsia2011, in enabling companies to capitalise on the growing trend of quality Asian content making its way onto international screens, will be hosting its first dedicated Cinematography/Film/Production zone on the exhibition show floor at Suntec Singapore from 21-24 June 2011 ACN Newswire

BroadcastAsia2011 International Conference to Discuss the Future of Television
At the upcoming BroadcastAsia2011 International Conference this June, 80 of the world's leading broadcast professionals will converge and lead discussions on seven broad topics shaping the future of television ACN Newswire

JCB Hawaii Guide Available for iPhone(R)
JCB, the only international credit card brand based in Japan, announced the launch of the free JCB Hawaii Guide application on June 14, 2011 ACN Newswire

Insomniac Announces Final Artist Lineup for 15th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas
Insomniac Events is announcing the highly anticipated final line-up of more than 100 artists at this year's 15th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, adding Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi and a second set from Afrojack to the much-anticipated prime Saturday time slots MarketWire

St. Petersburg Native Ephraim M. Sykes Stars in Independent Film Leave It On The Floor
Actor, singer, musician and dancer Ephraim M. Sykes makes his film lead debut in independent film Leave It On The Floor this weekend at LA Film Festival. MarketWire

Hampson Aerospace's Texstars Division Ships 75,000th Transparent Armor Window
PARIS AIR SHOW, Hall 2b, Stand F155 -- Hampson Aerospace Aerostructures & Composites, a division of Hampson Aerospace (Hampson), announced that it has shipped its 75,000th Transparent Armor Gun Shield (TAGS) window MarketWire

July Systems Mi(TM) Platform Announces Support for WP7 Mango
July Systems, a leading cloud-based mobile application platform provider, has announced the support of Windows Phone 7.1 (codenamed Mango) into its flagship Mi™ Platform MarketWire

Stonegate Bank Purchases Assets and Assumes Deposits of First Commercial Bank of Tampa Bay
Stonegate Bank (OTCBB: SGBK), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") to assume all of the deposits, substantially all of the assets, and certain liabilities of First Commercial Bank of Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida. MarketWire

Optify Recognized as One of the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
Optify, a leading provider of online marketing software and services for the Real Time Web, today announced that the company was named by Seattle Business Magazine as one of Washington's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2011. Optify was ranked 21st overall, competing against over 400 companies in the Puget Sound area MarketWire

E FUN Announces Its Nextbook Premium 7 Android Tablet Computer, Available Now for Father's Day
E FUN, a consumer electronics designer and marketer of fun, easy-to-use lifestyle products, has released its Nextbook Premium 7 capacitive touchscreen Android tablet computer with Flash 10.1 support, just in time for Father's Day MarketWire

QED Connect, Inc. Finalize Acquisition
QED Connect, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEDN), a New York corporation ("QED Connect"), today announced that the transaction to acquire 100% of the assets of, and has been completed. MarketWire

Groundbreaking Electro Dance/Pop Duo Ultraviolet Sound Electrifies Alongside Lady Gaga and Katy Perry -- and Hits the Dance Charts With 'Suck My Kiss' and the Fast Rising Self-Produced Hit 'Girl Talk' From Their Self-Titled Debut CD
In the three years since Ultraviolet Sound's (UVS) breakthrough digital release, fans of electro dance/pop everywhere have had a frenzied case of "O.C.D. (Obsessive Compulsive Dancing)," as the hip and compelling duo of Sarah Hudson (lead vocals) and Sami Diament have exhilarated audiences across America and found innovative ways of marketing their music MarketWire

Now Open: Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this Press Release. MarketWire

Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting
Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHCI) ("Comstock" or the "Company"), a prominent multi-faceted real estate development and services company focused on the Washington, DC metro area, held its annual shareholders' meeting and provided an update on its business strategy and progress on various strategic initiatives. MarketWire

Urban Pace Sells Out The Crest at Columbia Heights in 90 Days
Lynn Hackney, President of Urban Pace, a new home sales and marketing company for urban developers located in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce that Urban Pace has successfully sold out The Crest at Columbia Heights within 90 days of the grand opening MarketWire

TGI's Edgetech Systems Inc. (TSPG) Precious Metals Trading Platform
TGI Group (PINK SHEETS: TSPG), diversified holding company, announced today that Edgetech Systems Inc., to add precious metals to its trading platform EDGETECH Pro. MarketWire

IBS America, Inc. Sponsors 2011 Aberdeen Closed Loop Management Report
IBS America, Inc. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the latest study regarding Closed Loop Quality Management from the Aberdeen Group. This new research is aimed at identifying how Best-in-Class manufacturers are defining and effectively ensuring closed loop quality management across the enterprise supply chain. MarketWire

Shift4 Sponsors HFTP PCI Compliance Boot Camp and PCI Compliance Roundtable Update at HITEC 2011
Shift4 Corporation is pleased to announce its paid sponsorship and support of the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals' (HFTP) PCI Compliance Boot Camp and PCI Compliance Roundtable Update held in conjunction with this year's HITEC show. MarketWire

Stratos Product Development Named as One of the Top 100 Companies to Work for in Washington State
Stratos Product Development today announced it has been named as one of the Top 100 Companies to Work for in Washington State by Seattle Business magazine. MarketWire

Steel Industry's 26th Annual AMM and World Steel Dynamics Conference
The steel industry's premier must-attend American Metal Market and World Steel Dynamics 26th Annual conference on June 20-22, 2011 is expecting over 1200 attendees representing the global market. Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman & CEO of Arcelor Mittal, the world's largest steel producer, will speak at the event. MarketWire

Shoot Your Pets! (With a Camera, Of Course)
This year it's raining cats and dogs as Topel Winery accepts photo submissions for its popular Wine Tails Calendar, which raises funds for the Healdsburg Animal Shelter. MarketWire

Plaza Bank Las Vegas Welcomes Fabian Vincent
Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) announces the appointment of Fabian Vincent as Vice President, Business Development Officer of its Las Vegas branch. MarketWire

Plantronics Celebrates National SolarDay
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that its headquartered office has the largest solar and sun tube installation in the Santa Cruz County, to date. This new solar installment will save approximately 575,000 kilowatt hours of energy on an annual basis MarketWire

Democrasoft Presents at Private Conference
At a private conference late Friday attended by sophisticated participants in the technology space, Democrasoft, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DEMO) presented its current business plan, which included a statement of the Company's internal expectations regarding the financial performance the Company believes might be attained in 2014 MarketWire

2012 AEE, ANE, AVN Awards at Palms Resort Casino January 18-21
AVN Media Network is pleased to announce that the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo is getting a fresh new venue that will unite the three biggest events on the adult industry circuit under one roof, all taking place over four exciting days. MarketWire

Esterline Selects Michel Potvin to Lead Its Control Systems Business Platform
Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the aerospace and defense markets, today announced that it has selected L-3 Communications executive Michel Potvin to serve as Platform President of the company's four, U.S.-based control systems operations. MarketWire

Duke Realty Corporation Redeems Series N Preferred Shares
Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), a leading industrial and office property REIT, announced today that it has called for redemption all of its 434,520 outstanding 7.25% Series N Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, par value $.01 per share, and all of the 4,345,200 Depositary Shares representing such Series N Preferred Shares (NYSE: DREPRN) (CUSIP No.: 264411695) MarketWire

Newport Digital Technologies Partners With TechVentures Capital Investment Corp and Becomes LG Electronics Commercial Display Reseller
Newport Digital Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: NPDT) (OTCQB: NPDT) announced today a strategic business agreement with TechVentures Capital Investment Corp and its principal, Roy Koo. NPDT also has become a reseller for LG Electronics (LG) Commercial Display products in the United States. MarketWire

Mina Mar Group, Inc. Announces Clients' Mergers (CSCE, DIBZ, NBDR, TMLL, ZMGD)
Mina Mar Group Inc. (MMG) is pleased to announce that the firm has been the lead agent, clients CSCE, DIBZ, NBDR, TMLL and ZMGD in securing secondary merger candidates MarketWire

Omnigon Communications and USTA Launch "Follow Me to the US Open" Contest
The USTA announced the launch of its "Follow Me to the US Open" contest that is designed to allow fans to actively engage and follow tennis all summer long from the US Open ticket on-sale on June 13, through the Olympus US Open Series and the US Open MarketWire

UEnd: Last Minute Doesn't Have to Mean Thoughtless This Father's Day
Stressed out mothers, kids and grandparents should rest assured there is an alternative to the usual gifts of ties, books and coffee mugs this Father's Day, which is just two days away. MarketWire

CNA Vice President Claire L. Cortner Joins Sedgwick
Sedgwick LLP has announced that Claire L. Cortner, who most recently served as vice president and claim counsel for the CNA insurance companies, has joined the firm's Insurance Practices Division as a partner in the firm's San Francisco office MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Reverse Stock Split
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) ("United") today announced that the 1-for-5 reverse stock split of its common stock and non-voting common stock will become effective as of approximately 5 p.m. Eastern time on June 17, 2011 (the "effective time") pursuant to an amendment to United's articles of incorporation filed with the Secretary of State of Georgia MarketWire

LexisNexis Joins Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is its newest member. MarketWire

United Health Products Establishes New Medical Advisory Board
United Health Products, Inc. (OTCQB: UEEC) (PINKSHEETS: UEEC), which develops and markets products and technologies in the healthcare sector, today announced that it has established a new Board of Medical Advisors. The following are the first appointments to the Board: MarketWire

Me on the Web -- Google's New Reputation Management Monitoring Platform
Google has just launched "Me on the Web," which is a tool that allows individuals and organizations to track what is being said about them online. It appears as though its aim is to allow people to manage what is being said online, and perhaps more importantly, remove items that they control such as photos, posts and comments MarketWire

Pennichuck Corporation Announces Rate Increases for Two of Its Regulated Utilities
Pennichuck Corporation (NASDAQ: PNNW) today announced that the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (the "NHPUC") has issued permanent rate orders approving rate settlement agreements in effect between the staff of the NHPUC and two of the Company's regulated utility subsidiaries, Pennichuck Water Works, Inc. ("Pennichuck Water") and Pittsfield Aqueduct Company, Inc. ("Pittsfield") MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Provides Additional Details on Confirmatory Phase 3 Study of Probuphine
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced additional information following on its press release issued earlier today about its ongoing dialogue with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) for its confirmatory Phase 3 study of Probuphine™. MarketWire

WesternU Appoints New College of Dental Medicine Dean
Western University of Health Sciences has named Steven W. Friedrichsen, DDS, as the new Dean of the College of Dental Medicine. MarketWire

MDI Achieve Completes Hiring of Executive Team
MDI Achieve (, which has the most utilized EHR product in the industry with MDI Achieve Matrix™, announced today that it has completed putting in place an augmented executive team. MarketWire

Alston & Bird Receives ACLU Foundation of Southern California's 2011 Religious Freedom Award
Alston & Bird LLP has earned the 2011 Religious Freedom Award from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Southern California for its outstanding pro bono work on the case, Sukhjinder S. Basra v. Matthew Cate, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. May 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the May 2011 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® GrowthFund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG) May 2011 Monthly UpdatePerformance NAV Market Price Discount--------------------------------- ----- ------------ -------- Beginning of month value $5.01 $4.62 7 MarketWire

Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund May 2011 Monthly Update
Below is the May 2011 Monthly Update for theLiberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA) MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Garner, N.C. Location
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $3.3 million state-of-the-art facility in Garner, N.C., located at 100 Laurensfield Court, in the Greenfield South Business Park. Housed on 8.5 acres, the 12,000 square-foot building offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) Plant Design Suite 2012 Compatible With AutoCAD(R) 2012
Intergraph announced today that CADWorx 2012 Plant Design Suite, the newest version of Intergraph's design solution for mid-market and AutoCAD-based projects and workgroups, is compatible with AutoCAD 2012, the latest release from Autodesk®, offering users improved capabilities. CADWorx 2012 builds on the latest capabilities and adds performance-enhancing features. MarketWire

peerTransfer to Host Free Webinar on Best Practices in International Student Payment Processing
peerTransfer Corporation, a premier provider of global payment solutions, together with partner school Wellesley College and the Professional Development Group II, Inc., (PDG), will host "Save Time & Money While Helping Your International Students: Best Practices in International Student Payment Processing," a free webinar offered to schools and universities on Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Festivals Attract Mostly In-State Ticket Buyers
Concert-goers traveling to popular music festivals this summer are more likely to reside within the state where the festival is located than travel from other states, according to data from the TicketNetwork exchange*. However, some festivals attract ticket buyers from well outside the host state, and even from around the world. MarketWire

Seventh Generation Ranked Nation's #1 "Green" Brand
New research finds that Seventh Generation, the nation's leading provider of non-toxic household products, is seen by consumers as the number one "green" brand in America. MarketWire

Culture Medium Holdings Adds WNBC All Night Host Joey Reynolds to Board
Culture Medium Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: CLTR) ("Culture Medium Holdings" or the "Company"), an innovative holding company trading over the counter on the OTCBB under the symbol CLTR, announced today the addition of long time radio and WNBC television host Joey Reynolds to the Board of Directors MarketWire

Leica Microsystems Announces Direct Operation in North America Gulf Coast Region
Meyer Instruments will no longer be representing Leica Microsystems as a regional dealer in the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. MarketWire

Newly FDA-Approved Procedure Offers Patients More Choice for Lip Augmentation
Restylane, a popular dermal injectable filler for the correction of wrinkles, is now FDA-approved for a lip augmentation. Dr. Ioannis P. Glavas, founder and director of The Glavas Centre for Oculo-Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, applauds this move. MarketWire

Hall of Fame Beverages Introduces "Grandmama's Gourmet Southern Desserts" Production and Distribution Added to "Grandmama's Sweet Southern Tea" Products
Hall of Fame Beverages (PINKSHEETS: HFBG). Hall of Fame Beverages, Inc. officially contracts with Nancy's Baking Company, LLC. With over 40 years in all facets of the food business. Numerous Retail and Commercial bakeries in Brooklyn, New York to include Nancy's Bake Shops, Marchese and Santi Bakeries. MarketWire

Canada's PeakWorks: XSPlatforms' Newest Fall Protection Equipment Distributor
Canada is scoring high marks in fall protection -- especially now that PeakWorks has added XSPlatforms systems to its line of products for working at height. This marks the Dutch safety company's latest expansion into the global market. MarketWire

Teen Allyson Richards Launches Debut Novel in Young Adult (YA) Series
In the news release, "Teen Allyson Richards Launches Debut Novel in Young Adult (YA) Series," issued earlier today by Author Allyson Richards, we are advised by the company that the contact phone number should read "(407) 529-6642" rather than "(409) 529-6642" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Paul McCartney Detroit and Cincinnati Tickets Available at TicketLiquidator
TicketLiquidator today announced that Paul McCartney Tickets for his shows in Detroit and Cincinnati are available at Dubbed the "On the Run" tour, Macca will play in Detroit on July 24 at Comerica Park and on August 4 at Great American Ballpark. MarketWire

L.J. Star Sight Glass Designed for Food and Beverage Industries
L. J. Star announced a sight glass specially designed for applications in the food and beverage industry. The L.J. Star MV Series sight glass provides engineers and inspectors the ability to observe processes and validate cleaning and draining MarketWire

Mariana Resources Limited: Toronto Stock Exchange Listing

RPost Opens New European Offices and Enhances US Executive Team With New US Sales Director, Additional Hires
RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services with 33 patents covering third-party authentication of email, email encryption, and electronic signatures for legal contracts, has expanded the capabilities of its US and European business units by adding key new team members, as well as opening new offices in Amsterdam and Zurich MarketWire

AdvanTel Networks Recognized for Excellence by Catalyst Telecom
AdvanTel Networks, a leading communications integrator, was recently recognized by Catalyst Telecom, a value-added distributor of voice, video and data convergence solutions, at the company's annual channel conference in Savannah, Ga. MarketWire

Virginia Tech Renews Its Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, and fundraising solutions in college athletics, announced today that Virginia Tech has renewed its partnership with the company. Virginia Tech will continue to leverage Paciolan's online and digital ticketing services to enable fans to purchase tickets through its athletics website, MarketWire

BlueWave Technology Congratulates NBIC's Bob Khosropur, Recently Named 2011 Claims Professional of the Year by Claims Magazine
BlueWave Technology is pleased to congratulate Bob Khosropur, chief claims officer for Narragansett Bay Insurance Company (NBIC), for winning the distinguished Claims Professional of the Year Award from Claims Magazine, a National Underwriter publication for the property/casualty insurance industry. The award will be presented during the 15th Annual ACE Conference in New Orleans. MarketWire

Blue Gold Beverages, Inc. Signs Broker Agreement With Contemporary Marketing
Blue Gold Beverages, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: BGBV) is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary EPIC Nutrition, Inc. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Contemporary Marketing, Inc. ("CMI") one of the leading National Sales and Marketing companies in the USA MarketWire

NavStar Technologies, Inc. Announces Upgrade From Limited to Current Information at OTC Markets
NavStar Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVSR), a company focused on producing and commercializing products and services for tracking/monitoring and reporting on the location and condition of high value cargo and other assets, is pleased to announce it has upgraded its tier status on OTC Markets from Limited Information to Current Information. MarketWire

NuVim Agrees With Wal-Mart to Begin Roll Back Promotion in Wal-Mart Supercenters
NuVim, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NUVM), a leading provider of nutritional refrigerated ready to drink beverages and powder mixes, announced today they will begin a Wal-Mart Roll Back promotion in the Florida Wal-Mart Supercenters. The program will start June 20th and run for 90 days. The Roll Back Promotion is designed to increase consumer awareness, trial and repeat purchases of the NuVim product. MarketWire

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces Acquisition of Two MR2 Product Tankers With Employment
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation ("Navios Acquisition") (NYSE: NNA), an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced today that it has agreed to acquire two 50,000 dwt MR2 product tankers built in 2009. The vessels are employed under long-term charter-out contracts with a remaining term of three years MarketWire

Regenicin, Inc. Announces Repayment of Loans From Financial Backers
Regenicin, Inc. (OTCBB: RGIN), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of regenerative cell therapies to restore the health of damaged tissues and organs, recently repaid short-term secured loans totaling $242,993.54. MarketWire

Equity Research on The Warnaco Group, Inc. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation - Fashion Meets Fundamentals
Today, released its industry report highlighting The Warnaco Group, Inc. (NYSE: WRC) and Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Equity Research on Visteon Corporation and Autoliv, Inc. - Car Demand Driving Auto Part Production
Today, released its industry report highlighting Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) and Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Equity Research on Southern Union Company and El Paso Corporation - Pipelines Benefit From Oil Numbers
Today, released its industry report highlighting Southern Union Company (NYSE: SUG) and El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Market Research on Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and PolyMedix, Inc. - The Right Prescription
Today, announced its research report highlighting Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: PVCT) and PolyMedix, Inc. (OTCBB: PYMX). Full report download is available at MarketWire

Market Research on Portage Resources, Inc. and Sagebrush Gold, Ltd. - Mining for Growth
Today, announced its research report highlighting Portage Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: POTG) and Sagebrush Gold, Ltd., (OTCBB: SAGE). Full report download is available at MarketWire

Market Research on Allied American Steel Corp. and Applied Minerals, Inc. - Basic Materials Show Strength
Today, announced its research report highlighting Allied American Steel Corp (OTCBB: AAST) and Applied Minerals, Inc. (OTCBB: AMNL). Full report download is available at MarketWire

Research Report on StemCells, Inc. and Life Technologies Corporation - Biotech Gains Healthy Options
Today, announced its research report highlighting StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ: STEM) and Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

Research Report on Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. and Dreams, Inc. - Service Industry Pulling Through
Today, announced its research report highlighting Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMEX) and Dreams, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DRJ). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

Research Report on Biodel Inc. and Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. -- Revolutions in Health Care Boost Industry
Today, announced its research report highlighting Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOD) and Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

Equity Research on Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Safeway Inc. - Something Good Is Cooking
Today, released its industry report highlighting Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) and Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at MarketWire

Market Research on Xinde Technology Company and China Automotive Systems, Inc. - Automotive on the Move
Today, announced its research report highlighting Xinde Technology Company (OTCBB: WTFS) and China Automotive Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAAS). Full report download is available at MarketWire

Research Report on Allos Therapeutics, Inc. and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. -- BioPharm Looks Forward for Growth
Today, announced its research report highlighting Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTH) and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI). Full content and research is available at MarketWire

Respect Your Universe to Launch Advanced Availability Run of Premium Tee-Shirts and Accessories for Summer Season
Respect Your Universe (OTCBB: RYUN) is pleased to announce that due to popular demand it is preparing to launch an advanced availability run of premium tee-shirts and accessories for the summer season. MarketWire

CBC Radio One's Q Celebrates Sold-Out Live Broadcast of Canadian Hit Show From the Windy City
CBC Radio One's Canadian hit cultural affairs program Q WITH JIAN GHOMESHI hit the road again with another special event, broadcasting live in front of a sold-out and energetic audience in Chicago this past Thursday, June 16. American listeners caught this first-ever co-production between the CBC and Chicago Public Media's WBEZ 91 MarketWire

Triangle Petroleum Set to Join Russell 3000(R) Index, Russell Global Index and Russell Microcap(R) Index
Triangle Petroleum Corporation (NYSE Amex: TPLM) is set to join the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000® Index, Russell Microcap® Index and the Russell Global Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 24, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 10 on MarketWire

Xpert Financial Announces First Wave of Private Offerings
Xpert Financial, Inc., ("Xpert") the first fully electronic, registered, alternative trading system (ATS) built exclusively for private company securities, today announced its first round of Xpert Private Offerings (or XPOs). In order to participate in these first offerings, qualified investors will be required to register with Xpert prior to the start of an offering. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Announces Share Purchases by Employees
Tix Corporation ("Tix") (OTCQX: TIXC) (PINKSHEETS: TIXC), a leading entertainment company providing discount ticketing services and branded event merchandising, announced today that certain of its employees have each separately agreed to purchase an aggregate of 1,215,367 shares of Tix common stock from certain existing stockholders MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, is scheduled to present at the Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. MarketWire

Fierce, Inc. Recognized as Top 100 Company to Work for by Seattle Business Magazine
Fierce, Inc., a world-class leadership development and training company that drives results for businesses by developing conversation as a skill, today announced that it was named as one of Seattle Business Magazine's 100 Best Places to Work For in 2011. Seattle Business Magazine recognizes companies in Washington for best practices in employee retention, hiring and benefits. MarketWire

Woodward Names Patel to Executive Staff
Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) today announced that Sagar Patel, 45, will join Woodward on June 27, 2011 as President, Aircraft Turbine Systems. The Woodward Board of Directors intends to appoint Mr. Patel as an executive officer of the company. MarketWire

Info Security Products Guide Awards Safend Winner of the 2011 Best Deployment Scenario Awards
Safend, a leading provider of endpoint data protection solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Safend a winner of the 2011 Best Deployment Scenario Awards in the Encryption Solution and Information Leak Prevention categories MarketWire

Hubspan a Finalist in Seattle Business Magazine's Best 100 Companies Award
Hubspan, the leading provider of cloud-scale B2B integration solutions, is a finalist in Seattle Business Magazine's Best Places to Work For award. Seattle Business Magazine recognizes companies in Washington for best practices in employee retention, hiring and benefits. This marks the second consecutive year that Hubspan has been identified as a "best company" by the publication. MarketWire Morning Alerts: Bank of America, Ford, Citi, HotCloud, General Electric, Nokia, JPMorgan, Sirius, Microsoft, Intel is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

La Mancha Resources: Clarification on CIL Feasibility Study
La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA), hereinafter "La Mancha" or the "Company") MarketWire

AsherXino Corporation Appoints New Chief Operating Officer
AsherXino Corporation (OTCQB: AXNO) (PINKSHEETS: AXNO), a Delaware corporation engaged in the exploration and development of oil and gas concessions in the Gulf of Guinea, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Mr. Olakunle (Ola) Adebowale as the company's new Chief Operating Officer. MarketWire

Tytan Holdings, Inc. Filed for a Change in the Authorized Shares June 16, 2011
This week Tytan Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TYTN) increased the authorized stock. This increase will allow Tytan to bring in new investors, which in turn will allow Tytan to accelerate their business plans. MarketWire

Samaritan Fundraising Inducted Into International Fundraising Membership Organization
Samaritan Fundraising, an innovative fundraising products company specializing in the fundraising needs of Christian organizations, has recently joined the ranks of other distinguished fundraising companies as a member of the Association of Fund-Raising Distributors and Suppliers (AFRDS), the leading international organization focused on the needs of the fundraising industry. MarketWire

Experts From The Boston Consulting Group to Lead Task Forces and Speak on the Business Outlook at the New York Forum
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management consulting firms, will play a major role at the New York Forum early next week, facilitating five interactive "task forces" and providing two of its top executives as featured speakers. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Public Safety Industry Leaders to Speak at 2011 NENA Conference
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that two of its industry experts will be speaking at the 2011 National Emergency Number Association (NENA) conference on June 20 and June 22 in Minneapolis, Minnesota MarketWire

Resolvit, LLC Expands, Opens New Midtown Manhattan Operation
Resolvit, LLC, a Vienna, Va.-based information technology (IT) and management consulting firm, today announced the opening of its New York City office in Midtown Manhattan to service New York's growing demand for flexible and customized IT and management consulting solutions MarketWire

East Morgan Holdings, Inc. Shareholder Letter Updating Operations
East Morgan Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EMHI) EMHI today announces status of areas of business of the company to date. MarketWire

Econohomes Introduces Expanded Longer-Term Loan Product Ideal for Real Estate Investors
Econohomes, the leading online source for wholesale investment properties, introduces a longer-term loan product. To date, Econohomes' finance offerings for real estate investors allowed them to improve and rehabilitate foreclosure properties. Now, with a new three year amortization loan option, investors can cash flow their renovated and rented investment properties. MarketWire

PIMCO Launches PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Fund
PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, has launched a new Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF), the PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Fund (NYSE: HYS). HYS employs PIMCO's "smart passive" approach to indexation, and gives investors access to the short-term high-yield U.S. corporate credit market in the ETF vehicle. MarketWire Morning Alerts: HotCloud, Xinde Technology, Jammin Java, Portage Resources, My Social Income, Respect Your Universe, Polymedix, Washington Mutual, Sino Forrest Group is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Benzie County, Michigan Kicks Off Summer With Michigan PGA Women's Golf Event and "Passport to Fun" Promotion
The Benzie County Visitors Bureau, located in the heart of Benzie County in Northwest Michigan's Lower Peninsula, "the best place in Michigan for Outdoor Sports & Recreation," kicks off summer with the Michigan PGA Women's Open MarketWire

National Automation Services, Inc. Investor Update
National Automation Services, Inc. ("NAS") ( (OTCQB: NASV) (PINKSHEETS: NASV) updates Investors on current activity. MarketWire

Prospect Capital Provides $26.5 Million in Senior Secured Financing to Support Quilvest Private Equity and Malakand Capital's Purchase of ST Products, Plus Invests Nearly $60 Million in Two Additional Transactions, Plus Reaps Significant Prince Monetization With More Than 100% IRR
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has made a senior secured debt investment of $26.5 million to support the acquisition of ST Products, LLC ("STP") by Quilvest Private Equity and Malakand Capital. MarketWire

Westell's ConferencePlus(R) Collaborates With GE Healthcare to Educate Physicians on Vscan(TM) Through a Series of Webcasts
Conference Plus, Inc. (ConferencePlus®), a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), and a leading provider of global conferencing solutions, today announced a collaboration with GE Healthcare to educate physicians on the benefits of Vscan™, through a series of webcasts. ConferencePlus will be responsible for facilitation and management of these live events. MarketWire

oDigger Offers 3 Powerful New Features to Help Individuals Build Enhanced Online Businesses
oDigger, the largest affiliate offer search engine and network directory, has diversified and enhanced its website by adding 3 new features to help affiliates, networks and publishers increase their online revenue. In building out its brand, oDigger looks to become the premier destination for internet marketing intelligence. MarketWire

Neste Oil's renewable aviation fuel to be featured at the Paris Air Show
Neste Oil CorporationPress release17 June 2011 at 1.15 pmNeste Oil's renewable aviation fuel to be featured at the Paris Air ShowNeste Oil is to take part in the Paris Air Show this June (20.6-26.6) toshowcase its NExBTL renewable aviation fuel MarketWire

Year-to-Date Texas Industrial Project Completions Total $7.8 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- So far this year, Industrial Info has verified more than 420 industrial project completions in the Southwest region of the U.S., which includes the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. More than 260 of these projects, with a combined total investment value (TIV) of $7.8 billion were completed in Texas. MarketWire

Project Labor Agreements Work for the California Power Industry -- and More, a Feature of "Industry Today" on
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In recent years, the Power Industry in California has been booming in both the construction of new plants and the retrofitting of existing plants MarketWire

India's Jaypee Group to Invest $2.3 Billion to Support Upcoming Infrastructure Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources India (Delhi, India) -- India's Jaypee Group (Noida, Uttar Pradesh) is launching several projects to increase the company's cement-production capacity. The projects require a combined investment of approximately $2.3 billion MarketWire

Jones Soda Co. Announces Seattle Headquarters Move
Seattle-based Jones Soda Co. (NASDAQ: JSDA), a leader in the premium soda category known for its innovative marketing approach, today announced it will relocate its current South Lake Union headquarters to a larger new office space in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood MarketWire

Vision Industries' Board Renews Agreement With Martin Schuermann as President and CEO
Vision Industries Corp. (OTCBB: VIIC) announced on June 14, 2011, that the Board of Directors of the Company has renewed Mr. Martin Schuermann's appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company for a term of three (3) years and has appointed Allan Legator as Secretary/Treasurer. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 6/17
Waste heat, home healthcare, personal finances, SEO, solar power, silver, real estate woes; 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

Ophir Energy PLC FOA with Petroleo Brasileiro SA

TWDL Finalizes Mineral Consulting Agreement With Industrial Mineral Developments, Inc.
Texas Wyoming Drilling, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TWDL) and Industrial Mineral Developments, Inc. (IMD) announced today that they have signed an agreement for an evaluation of their Yellow Jacket and Blue Jacket Mines near Moapa and Nelson, Nevada. The report should be complete in mid to late August. MarketWire

Royal Gold and Seabridge Agree to Private Placement/Royalty Partnership in KSM
Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA)(NYSE Amex: SA) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Royal Gold Inc. (the "Agreement") whereby Royal Gold will take down a private placement in Seabridge common shares at a premium to market and Seabridge will grant to Royal Gold an option to acquire a royalty on production from Seabridge's 100% owned KSM project MarketWire

OtterBox CEO Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
OtterBox® Founder and CEO Curt Richardson was recognized Thursday night for his leadership, dedication and innovation as winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award in the Consumer Products & Services category for the Mountain Desert Region MarketWire

Employee Benefits Will Be Topic on WATD June 18 on "McNamara On Money" Hosted by Longfellow Benefits' Pat Haraden
Patrick J. Haraden, principal of Longfellow Benefits, will discuss employee benefits on "McNamara On Money" on WATD 95.9 FM in Marshfield, Mass., on Saturday, June 18, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The show also will be broadcast live on the Web at MarketWire

PetSmart Charities'(R) Emergency Relief Waggin'(R) Vehicle Assists 300 Dogs in North Carolina Puppy Mill Case
PetSmart Charities has dispatched its Emergency Relief Waggin'® vehicle, stocked with $80,000 worth of crucial supplies to aid pets and rescuers, to the scene of a puppy mill in Hudson, North Carolina. First responders reported that approximately 300 dogs were being housed in unsanitary conditions and lacked proper socialization and medical care MarketWire

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT         17.6.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 17.6.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date17.6.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount4.500sharesTotal cost4 GlobeNewswire

Trimble has to date reached over 90 percent of shares in Tekla; tender offer period extended to allow further acceptances

Guernsey, 17 June 2011 - Volta Finance Limited (the "Company" or "Volta Finance" or "Volta") has published its monthly report. The full report is attached to this release and is available on Volta Finance Limited's financial website ( GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's renewable aviation fuel to be featured at the Paris Air Show
Neste Oil Corporation Press release17 June 2011 at 1.15 pm GlobeNewswire

Jens Bjørn Staff named new CFO of Statkraft

SBX - Contract awards 2D vessels
SeaBird Exploration PLC ("SeaBird" or "SBX") is pleased to inform the following new 2D contracts awarded. GlobeNewswire

Gjensidige enters into an agreement with EDB ErgoGroup for its data warehouse platform
(Oslo, 17 June 2011) Gjensidige has chosen to renew its collaboration with EDB ErgoGroup for its data warehousing environment, which will now include updating the technology platform. "This will give Gjensidige a standardised, dynamic, flexible and scalable solution", comments Thorolf Thorstensen, Head of Global IT Operations at EDB ErgoGroup. GlobeNewswire

Kvaerner's investor presentation 17 June 2011
17 June 2011 - Kvaerner today hosts it first investor presentation at 11:00 CEST at Konserthuset in Oslo, Norway. Please find the presentations attached. GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Signs Three Channel Partners to Drive Business
Company continues to expand its presence across Greece, Turkey and Egypt GlobeNewswire

SEB Venture Capital invests in Actiwave
SEB today announced that Actiwave AB, a Swedish start-up technology company has raised 15 million SEK in a rights issue lead by SEB Venture Capital. SEB also acquired all shares held by the current seed financier, Innovationsbron. GlobeNewswire

ProNoxis AB Raises SEK 4 Million in Directed New Share Issue.
April 30, 2011 with operations proceeding as planned, ProNoxis AB has secured SEK 4 million in a new round of financing. Signalling confidence in ProNoxis development to date, lead investor LU Bioscience invested SEK 2.5 million and Karolinska Development SEK 1.5 million. They now hold 29.7 and 17.6 percent of ProNoxis, respectively. Redoxis AB holds the remaining 52.7 percent GlobeNewswire

ICM: 3000 midwives gather to tackle maternal mortality and morbidity
Midwives from over 111 countries will gather today at the International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress in Durban, South Africa. They will call for governments worldwide to take the necessary steps to end to needless deaths of women in pregnancy and childbirth.Congress will start with an inaugural rally .and march at 1 GlobeNewswire

DSM appoints new Chief Technology Officer
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces the following: GlobeNewswire

SFL - Investor and Analyst Event on June 20, 2011
Ship Finance International Limited ("Ship Finance" or the "Company") (NYSE: SFL) is hosting an investor and analyst event on Monday June 20, 2011. The event is scheduled to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, 57 East 57th Street, New York between 10.00am and 1.30pm. GlobeNewswire

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