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Akshay Tritiya lifts gold sales across India
The demand for gold shot up across the country on Friday as a decrease in the yellow metal's price encouraged people to buy it on the occasion of Hindu festival, Akshay Tritiya. ANI

NHRC-India, UNDP sign capacity development pact with Afghan rights body
The National Human Rights Commission, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, and the United Nation Development Programme in Kabul signed a Memorandum of Understanding here today under the National Institutions Building Project for public sector capacity development in Afghanistan. ANI

Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition in California Won by San Luis Obispo High School
Two students from San Luis Obispo High in central California beat 38 other students to win the California 2011 Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition today. The competition, sponsored by Ford Motor Company and the Automobile Club of Southern California, is designed to find the most talented young auto technicians in the U.S. MarketWire

Susan Marvin Named 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan
Susan Marvin, president of Marvin Windows and Doors, received Bemidji State University's 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan Award during commencement ceremonies today. MarketWire

Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. Announces Adoption of Stockholder Rights Plan to Protect Value of Certain Deferred Tax Assets
Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHCI) (www.comstockhomebuilding MarketWire

EPA Approves Additional Uses for Movento on Pistachios, Legume Vegetables, Tropical Fruits and More
Bayer CropScience announced today that its Movento® insecticide has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for additional crops, including pistachios, legume vegetables, tropical fruits, dried prunes and okra. MarketWire

German Residential Asset Note Distributor, P.L.C. Commences Identification of Beneficial Owners
German Residential Asset Note Distributor, P.L.C. (the 'Company') announced today that is has commenced an identification of beneficial owners (the 'Identification') of the securities listed below for positions held of record on 21 April, 2011. MarketWire

For Mother's Day: A Daughter's Quest to End Ovarian Cancer
As Mother's Day approaches, Guadalupe (Pep) Torres, executive director of the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA), is reminded once again of the reason she joined the fight against ovarian cancer, a sly, deadly disease that often avoids diagnosis until it reaches an advanced stage. MarketWire

Alto Group Holdings Announces Border Crossing Completed and Final Equipment Arrives to Production Site Within Northern Sonora, Mexico
Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company"), an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces border crossing completed and final equipment for first phase of exploration arrives to production site within Northern Sonora, Mexico. MarketWire

FDA Clears First One-Day Susceptibility Test for Diagnosis of Deadly Bacteria
MicroPhage, Inc., developers of quick, easy-to-use diagnostic products for bacterial identification, antibiotic susceptibility and resistance testing, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its KeyPath™ MRSA/MSSA Blood Culture Test - BT, which returns same-day antibiotic susceptibility results for deadly S. aureus infections. MarketWire

"Baskets on Castro": Herth Real Estate Is Holding a Beautification Benefit and Art Show May 19th 5:30 p.m. to Support Flower Baskets on Castro Street
On May 19th 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at 555 Castro St., join Herth Real Estate and the Castro Community Benefit District (CBD) for a Benefit and Art Show in support for our local Castro community. Help us raise funds for hanging flower baskets throughout the Castro! The flower basket project aims to showcase the vitality of our vibrant business district! MarketWire

Solarbrook Water & Power Corporation Announces a New Strategic Partnership With AquaMag and Addresses Intention to Upgrade Its OTC Markets Listing
Solarbrook Water and Power Corporation (PINKSHEETS: SLRW) is pleased to announce the addition of a new strategic partner, North Carolina company, AquaMag LLC. AquaMag will be working as a distributor for Solarbrook's wastewater and water treatment systems in the liquid solids removal field. The Distribution agreement was signed in March 2011 MarketWire

Moog to Present at RBC Capital Markets Aerospace and Defense Conference on May 12, 2011
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that Bob Brady, Chairman and CEO, and John Scannell, President and COO, will present at the RBC Capital Markets Aerospace and Defense Conference on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. ET. MarketWire

Philly's Hit "Dragapalooza: Broadway Divas" Returns for Encore Performance
On an unseasonably warm Saturday in early March, a sellout crowd of more than 400 exuberant fans descended on Voyeur (1221 St. James St), Philly's most popular nightclub, to watch the debut performance of's Dragapalooza: Broadway Divas MarketWire

HOMEGROWN Village at Maker Faire Bay Area Illuminates Our Food's Journey
Our food makes a journey to our tables, bringing with it a story. The HOMEGROWN Village at Maker Faire Bay Area is an opportunity to connect with that story, from the bees that pollinate to the farmers who harvest MarketWire

HKN Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
HKN, Inc. (NYSE Amex: HKN) ("HKN") todayreported its interim financial results for the three months ended March 31,2011. HKN reported a net loss of $563 thousand for the period ended March31, 2011 as compared to net income of $502 thousand during the 2010 period. MarketWire

Provista Hires Former Healthcare Executive Dan Thomas as New President
Provista, one of the country's leading supply chain improvement companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that it has hired Dan Thomas as its new president. MarketWire

Amlan International Promotes the Benefits of Tri-Modal Protection at VIV ASIA 2011
Amlan International, a global provider of animal health products for livestock, participated in the 2011 VIV ASIA trade show to promote the benefits of Tri-Modal Protection of its Calibrin® enterosorbents. MarketWire

Jillian Michaels Joins as Co-Host of Emmy Award-Winning Daytime Series "THE DOCTORS"
Health and wellness expert and fan favorite Jillian Michaels (The Biggest Loser) has been signed to a multi-year deal to join the team of experts on the Emmy Award-winning daytime series THE DOCTORS, it was announced today by Creator and Executive Producer Jay McGraw. MarketWire

New National Initiative to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Launches in DC
Cervical Cancer-Free America (CCFA), an initiative to prevent and eradicate cervical cancer nationwide, launches nationwide in Washington DC this week. CCFA is establishing and strengthening diverse partnerships across the country to eliminate cervical cancer MarketWire

Auto Club Salutes Roadside Service Contractors for Outstanding Customer Service
The Automobile Club of Southern California honored independent roadside service providers today for outstanding customer service during 2010, including L.A. Tow in Los Angeles, recognized as Service Provider of the Year MarketWire

Thomson Reuters Announces Annual Renewal of Normal Course Issuer Bid
Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX: TRI) (NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) for the annual renewal of its normal course issuer bid (NCIB) MarketWire

Floral Mural Enhances 8th Annual Tulips on The Magnificent Mile in Chicago
To celebrate the arrival of spring in Chicago and the bloom of hundreds of thousands of tulips along The Magnificent Mile, Landscape Concepts Management, Inc. has created a 3-D floral mural created with over 6,000 flowers. Unveiled on Friday, May 6 at the John Hancock Center Plaza, 875 N. Michigan Ave., the live installation depicts an abstract image of the Michigan Avenue district MarketWire

Medivation Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) todayprovided a corporate update and reported its financial results for thefirst quarter ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

RAE Systems Announces Date for Special Meeting of Stockholders
RAE® Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE) ("RAE" or "the Company"), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, today announced that it has rescheduled its special meeting of stockholders, which will now be held at 10:00 AM Pacific time on Thursday, May 26, 2011 MarketWire

Fortune Oil and Gas, Inc. (FOGC) to Acquire Cressent Energy from King Resources, Inc. (KING)
Fortune Oil & Gas, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: FOGC) ( is pleased to announce that a deal to acquire Cressent Energy ( from King Resources, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: KING) ( will close shortly. MarketWire

Title Consulting Services, Inc. (TITL) CEO Shareholder Address
Title Consulting Services, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: TITL) ( CEO Dustin Secor addressed the current developments and state of the company. MarketWire

ASCC (EVDR) Launches $33 Million Housing Project in New Chandigarh, India
Evader, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: EVDR) ( subsidiary ASCC is pleased to announce that it has launched Phase 1, a 480-unit integrated group housing project, in New Chandigarh valued at $33 million U.S. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour in Lima, Peru on May 17 to Feature CADWorx(R) Plant With Integration of CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph will host a Discovery Tour event on May 17, 2011 in Lima, Peru that will feature Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional and CADWorx P&ID Professional and demonstrations of how they integrate with Intergraph CAESAR II for pipe stress analysis and PV Elite for vessel and exchanger analysis MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Lowers Flood Risk Assessment for Ameristar Vicksburg
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) today announced that based on current estimates by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Mississippi River and flood protection enhancements at Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg, it no longer believes its casino facility at Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg is at risk for significant property damage from flooding in the coming weeks MarketWire

Princeton National Bancorp, Inc. Releases First Quarter 2011 Results
Princeton National Bancorp, Inc. ("PNBC" or"the Corporation") (NASDAQ: PNBC) announced net income of $1.735 millionfor the first quarter of 2011 as a result of a continued strong netinterest margin and lower provision requirements for loan losses. Netincome available to common shareholders (net income less the accretion ofthe preferred stock discount) was $1.728 million, or $ MarketWire

Warwick Valley Telephone Company Announces CFO Resignation
Warwick Valley Telephone Company (NASDAQ: WWVY) (the "Company" or "WVT") has announced the resignation of Ken Volz from his position as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer due to personal reasons. Ralph Martucci, currently the Company's Director - Finance has been selected as Mr. Volz's successor MarketWire

Technolas Perfect Vision's New SUPRACOR(TM) Presbyopia Treatment Receives CE Mark Approval
Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (TPV), a laser company at the forefront of providing advanced ophthalmic laser treatments for presbyopia and cataract surgery, today announced its latest laser treatment for presbyopia, SUPRACOR™, has received CE mark approval and is now commercially available. MarketWire

Bank of Internet USA Launches Enhanced Mobile Banking Experience for Customers
Bank of Internet USA (NASDAQ: BOFI) announced today an enhanced mobile banking experience for its customers. Bank of Internet's Mobile Banking enhancements allow customers access to their accounts through their mobile phone via two options: Text Message Banking and Mobile Web. MarketWire

Bank-Ordered Auction to Offer Residential Properties and Land, Some Absolute
At a bank-ordered event on May 24, hundreds of properties will be offered at a real estate auction in Grove, Okla. The auction, which includes bank-owned properties from five Oklahoma cities, will be conducted by J. P. King Auction Company, the nation's leading real estate auction marketing firm. MarketWire

Crude Carriers Corp. Schedules First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release, Dividend Announcement and Conference Call
Crude Carriers Corp. (NYSE: CRU) announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, before the market opens in New York on Friday, May 13, 2011. The Company will also declare a cash dividend for the first quarter 2011 at that time. MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Announces First Quarter Results
Middlesex Water Company (the "Company"),(NASDAQ: MSEX), a provider of water and wastewater and related servicesprimarily in New Jersey and Delaware, today announced operating revenuesfor the quarter ended March 31, 2011 of $24.0 million, up $2.4 million fromthe same period in 2010. Net income increased $1.1 million to $2.6 million.Basic and diluted earnings per share increased to $0 MarketWire

InQuira Wins Fifth TSIA Recognized Innovator Award for Innovation in Knowledge Management
InQuira, the leading provider of enterprise knowledge applications for multi-channel customer support, social CRM and sales enablement, today announced it is the recipient of the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) Recognized Innovator Award for Innovation in Knowledge Management MarketWire

Charice Scheduled to Perform Filipino National Anthem at Manny Pacquiao vs. "Sugar" Shane Mosley World Boxing Organization Welterweight Fight at Sold Out MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 7th
Singer, TV star and film actress Charice will proudly perform the National Anthem of the Philippines this Saturday, May 7th prior to fellow Philippine superstar's defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against future first ballot Hall of Famer "Sugar" Shane Mosley. The fight is the main event at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Performance and Power: Productivity and Play on the Go With the New ARCHOS 9 PCtablet
Tablet pioneer, ARCHOS, today announced a new, improved version of the popular ARCHOS 9 PCtablet, originally the first Windows 7 PC tablet on the market. With a 32 GB Solid-Slate Drive (SSD) and upgraded Intel Atom processor (1 MarketWire

Progress Software Recognized as a Leader in Enterprise Service Bus Technology by Independent Research Firm
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, today announced it has been cited by Forrester Research as a leader in "The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Service Bus, Q2 2011" report published April 25, 2011. Significantly, the Progress® Sonic® Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) received a score of 4 MarketWire

Tarik Ferron Promoted to Vice President of DSD Sales for Skinny Nutritional Corp.
Skinny Nutritional Corp. (OTCBB: SKNY) the maker of Skinny Water® and a leader in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, announced today that Tarik M. Ferron has been promoted to Vice President of DSD Sales for Skinny Nutritional Corp. from his previous position of Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager. Ferron brings with him over 15 years in the beverage industry. MarketWire

Three Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Entrepreneurs Named as Finalists in Milken PennGSE Business Plan Competition
Three entrepreneurs in the Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Program have been named among nine finalists in the nation's only education business plan competition. The 2011 Milken PennGSE Education Business Plan Competition, conducted by the Milken Family Foundation and Penn Graduate School of Education, attracted nearly 200 submissions from 38 states and five countries. MarketWire

Dynasty Limousine Inc. Receives Transportation Contract With the U.S. Air Force
Dynasty Limousine Inc. (PINKSHEETS: DNYS), a full service Luxury Transportation and Limousine firm covering the Southeast United States, has been awarded a four year contract to provide transportation services for the United States Air Force. The contract was presented to the Company through our teaming partner, Zephyr Aviaton LLC., and was placed for bid in September 2010 MarketWire

Con Edison Green Roof Winner for City Waters: Columbia Scientists
Green roofs like the one atop a Con Edison building in Long Island City, Queens can be a cost-effective way to keep water from running into sewer systems and causing overflows, Columbia University researchers have found. MarketWire

Apex Insurance Agency, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Global Intermediaries of Eugene, L.L.C.
Anthony T. "Tony" Strianese, Regional Executive Vice of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) and Chairman of Apex Insurance Agency, Inc., Karl F. Snearer, President of Apex Insurance Agency, Inc., and Judd L. Feldman, President of Global Intermediaries of Eugene, L.L.C., located in Eugene, Oregon, today announced that Apex Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc MarketWire

Pardee Homes Hits Gold Standard for Green Building
Pardee Homes is California's first production homebuilder that is building an entire new home project certified to the National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS) by the NAHB Research Center, an internationally recognized, independent third party MarketWire

S&B Industrial Minerals Financial Results for the First Quarter 2011 (IFRS)
S&B announces (S&B) (ATHEX: ARBA), First Quarter 2011 Financial Results. MarketWire

MOSCOT Launches The MOSCOT Sun Summer Snap Campaign (Say That Three Times Fast!)
MOSCOT, a global lifestyle brand known worldwide for its iconic eyewear, announces The MOSCOT Sun Summer Snap Campaign. You send us your snaps. We send you 20% off. Easy. MarketWire

WCI Communities Puts Residential Development Back on Track in South Florida; Developer Breaks Ground on 196 Homes in Parkland's Heron Bay
WCI Communities announced today that it has released for sale 196 new homes in Parkland's Heron Bay, one of South Florida's largest and most prestigious country club communities. Heron Bay is located on Coral Ridge Parkway, just west of the Florida Turnpike and I-95. MarketWire

NewEdge Opens New Branch
NewEdge, a global end-to-end innovation strategy firm, recently opened a new branch in the Chicago area located at 1701 East Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025. MarketWire

Video Interviewing Strategies to Be Highlighted at IHRIM's 2011 Conference

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Dave Matthews Band and Friends Form a Caravan
Despite stating that they would take 2011 off to focus on recording after spending much of 2009 and 2010 touring, the Dave Matthews Band announced earlier this year that they will host several traveling festivals throughout the summer. The three-day shows will feature a full set from DMB each night, plus performances by a lineup of acts that will change for each city. MarketWire

Sombrio Capital Corp. Announces 8 to 1 Forward Stock Split
Sombrio Capital Corp.'s (OTCBB: SBPP), a vertically integrated wireless telecommunications company that operates three business units under its HotCloud Mobile technology platform: Products; services; and content, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an 8 to 1 forward stock split, mailed directly to shareholders of record for Sombrio Capital Corp MarketWire

RGA Ranked No. 290 on 2011 Fortune 500 List
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA), a leading global life reinsurer, today announced it was named to the Fortune 500 list for the second consecutive year. RGA ranks No. 290, up from No. 321 in the previous year's list. The annual list, which ranks U.S.-based companies by total revenue, will appear in the May 23 issue of Fortune magazine. MarketWire

Teche Holding Company (NYSE Amex: TSH) Webcast Presentation at 2011 Gulf South Bank Conference
(NYSE Amex: TSH) -- Patrick Little, President and CEO of Teche Holding Company, holding company for Teche Federal Bank, announced that Teche Holding Company will be taking part in a webcast as part of their investor presentation for the Gulf South Bank Conference. Teche Holding Company officials involved include Patrick Little, President and CEO, J. L MarketWire

Moog Music Synthesizes New Website
On the cusp of Moog Music's 61st anniversary, the North Carolina-based company is embarking on the next chapter in its history, breaking new ground in an industry it pioneered, via a fresh brand identity and all-new website -- -- that supercharges the storied brand and its unique electronic instruments used by millions around the world. MarketWire

Wound Closure Market to Grow 5.8% Annually Over the Next 10 Years has announced the addition of MarketStrat, Inc.'s new report "Wound Closure Products Markets Worldwide," to their collection of Wound Care market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Ladish Announces Results of Special Shareholders' Meeting
Ladish Co., Inc. ( (NASDAQ: LDSH) today announced the results of a special meeting of Ladish shareholders. At the meeting, the Ladish shareholders overwhelmingly approved the merger of Ladish with a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: ATI) with approximately 99 MarketWire

Ameristar Casinos Announces Changes to Board Governance
Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCA) today announced that its Board of Directors has made modifications to its governance structure following the resignation of executive Chairman and director Ray H. Neilsen. The total number of members of the Board has been reduced from eight to seven. Consequently, a majority of the Board is now comprised of independent members. Luther P MarketWire

Filter Manufacturer Signs Exclusive Contract With Smokefree Innotec
Smokefree Innotec, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFIO), an established international distributor of e-cigarettes, ( or declared more good news today through its President and CEO Thomas Schroepfer, that the long waited worldwide distribution contract for the filter used by SFIO has been executed at last in favor of SFIO as its exclusive distributor worldwide MarketWire

Dover Saddlery to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Dover Saddlery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVR) announced today it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, May 10th. MarketWire

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Mirabel Aerospace Centre Grand Opening
Editors Note: There are 2 photos associated with the press release MarketWire

SANpulse Automates Discovery and Migration to the Private Cloud
Paving the path to the next generation data center with technology led solutions, SANpulse Technologies, Inc., today announced support for enterprise private cloud initiatives powered by next generation EMC's storage systems MarketWire

CTI Industries Corporation 2010 Annual Report Available on Company Website
CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of packaging and storage bags and pouches, metalized balloons, latex balloons, novelty items and printed and laminated films, today announced that its 2010 annual report is available on its website at MarketWire

MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition Goes Viral With First YouPitch Contest Winner
YouPitch, a new contest launched by the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition, awarded Clear Ear, the creator of a product that makes it easier and safer for practitioners to remove people's ear wax, its top honor for the most appealing, 60-second online business pitch. MarketWire

Six Sigma Online Supports Disabled Children Through ChairScholars
Aveta Business Institute's Six Sigma Online, the leading provider of online six sigma training and certification, are happy to announce their sponsorship of the 15th annual ChairScholars Festival. ChairScholars is a Florida-based foundation that awards college scholarships to kids with mobility challenges, blindness and deafness, as well as other disabilities MarketWire

SG Industries, Inc. Appoints Jon Kaplan as Company President
SG Industries, Inc. (SGI) today announced the promotion of Jon Kaplan, the company's Vice President of Sales and Business Development, as the new President of SG Industries effective immediately. MarketWire

Access Industries to Acquire Warner Music Group in $3.3 Billion All-Cash Transaction
Warner Music Group Corp. (NYSE: WMG) and Access Industries, the U.S.-based industrial group, today announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which Access Industries will acquire WMG in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.3 billion. The purchase includes WMG's entire recorded music and music publishing businesses. MarketWire

Web Conferencing Market to Reach $20 Billion by 2015 has announced the addition of MarketsandMarkets's new report "Global Team Collaboration Software, & Audio, Video, Web Conferencing Solutions Market (2009-2015)," to their collection of Software & Services market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Paxton Energy Closes on Bridge Financing
Paxton Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PXTE) (Paxton), an energy turnaround company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and drilling of oil and natural gas properties, is pleased to announce that on May 5, 2011, the company completed a private placement of $2.55 million. The placement agent for the offering was Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc MarketWire

Green Mountain Development and C. Trade Announce Pennsylvania Oil Terminal Project
Robert Brehm, CEO of Green Mountain Development Corp (PINKSHEETS: GMND), announced today that C. Trade and the company have entered into an agreement with a C. Trade client to review the plans for business development, rehabilitation and operation of the Beach Haven Oil Terminal located in the City of Berwick (Luzerne County), Pennsylvania MarketWire

Spero Pain Relief Therapy, LLC Announces Opening of Pain Relief Clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada
Spero Pain Relief Therapy, LLC (Spero) announced today the opening of the company's third of fourteen planned pain relief clinics. The Las Vegas clinic's address is 2649 Wigwam Parkway Suite #101 Henderson, Nevada (Ph: 702-558-0938). Other clinics to be opened in the next few months include locations in Los Angeles, Phoenix and Provo and Ogden, Utah MarketWire

U.S. Foodservice Employees Lose Nearly 25,000 Pounds and Donate 25,000 Pounds of Food to Illinois Food Banks
U.S. Foodservice, one of America's leading foodservice distributors, donated 25,000 pounds of food today to Chicago-area Feeding America member food banks. The donation is valued at approximately $50,000.00. The food will be split equally between the Northern Illinois Food Bank, located in St. Charles, and the Greater Chicago Food Depository, located in Chicago. MarketWire

Carino's Italian Raises $50,000 in April for Autism Speaks and Autism Society With All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Entrees
Carino's Italian today announced that it reached its goal of raising $50,000 in April (National Autism Awareness Month), which will be split evenly between Autism Speaks and Autism Society. The funds were raised by donating a dollar for every all-you-can-eat pasta entrée sold as part of the restaurant chain's Pasta Harvest promotion MarketWire

Amprobe Introduces New Version of Download Suite Software
Amprobe introduces Download Suite 3.0, the latest version of its powerful, free software package that enables easy data transfer for most Amprobe test tools with download capabilities. Download Suite eliminates the need to install, learn and support multiple software packages for different tools. MarketWire

Hertz Names John Holt Leader of Advantage Rent A Car
The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) and Advantage Rent A Car today announced that John Holt has been appointed Vice President, Advantage Rent A Car, effective immediately, and reporting to the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark P. Frissora. Holt succeeds Lois Boyd who was appointed to lead Hertz's equipment rental business on April 25, 2011. MarketWire

App Turns BlackBerry 6 OS Devices Into Ticket Scanners
Skycore LLC launched its BlackBerry 6 OS compliant codeREADr app at this week's BlackBerry World conference while scanning and validating tickets for AT&T's VIP Bash featuring the Goo Goo Dolls. MarketWire Enters Into Exclusive Partnership With
Elysium Internet, Inc., dba (PINKSHEETS: EYSM), an emerging leader in the local business search and advertising market, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with local pay-per call provider MarketWire

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. to Raise Approximately $5.5 Million in Registered Securities Offering
(NASDAQ: BASI) Bioanalytical Systems, Inc MarketWire

Starlin Castro, Chicago Cubs Phenom & Sports Illustrated Cover Athlete, Inks Deal to Endorse Core Synergy Performance Wristband
Star Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro signed an exclusive endorsement and licensing agreement with Lutte Licensing Group, LLC, the maker and distributor of Core Synergy®, a patented decagon-shaped, titanium-infused, silicone wristband. Core Synergy is available in multiple colors and sizes at and will be available nationwide in major retailers later this month. MarketWire

CNR Announces Pricing of Units Offering
China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) is pleased to announce that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 1,517,978 units at a price to the public of $2.88 per unit. The offering will yield gross proceeds (before the underwriting discount and commissions and estimated offering expenses) of approximately $4 MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG.U) (NYSE Amex: VTG) (NYSE Amex: VTG.WS) reports a net loss of($18.7) million or ($0.06) per diluted share for the three months endedMarch 31, 2011 as compared to a net loss of ($13.0) million or ($.05) perdiluted share in the fourth quarter of 2010 and net income of $6.0million or $0 MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Operational Update and Increase in 2011 Capital Budget to $255 Million
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced this morning that the Company's Board of Directors has approved an increase of $105 million to Magnum Hunter's fiscal year 2011 capital expenditure budget from $150 million to $255 million MarketWire

First Airspace Lounge(TM) Opens at BWI Airport; American Express Offers Platinum Card(R) Members Complimentary Access
Airspace Lounge, a new-generation airport lounge network available to customers flying any airline, announced today that its first location will open Saturday, May 7, at Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), and consumer and business American Express Platinum® Card members will enjoy complimentary access. MarketWire

DryShips Announces New Drilling Contract for the Leiv Eiriksson by Ocean Rig UDW Inc.
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced the signing, by its majority-owned subsidiary Ocean Rig UDW Inc MarketWire

Intermedia Now Offers Hosted PBX VoIP Telephone Service as Standalone
Intermedia, the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, recently announced that its hosted PBX is now available as a standalone service in response to market demand. Previously, the service was only available as an integrated option of Intermedia's hosted Exchange MarketWire

EWTN to Host Free Family Celebration
Celebrate EWTN Global Catholic Network's 30 years of faithful service! Join us for our fabulous free Family Celebration July 23-24 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala. MarketWire

BMW Guggenheim Lab to Launch in New York City on August 3, Before Traveling to Berlin and Asia
Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, and Jim O'Donnell, President and CEO, BMW North America, LLC, announced today that the BMW Guggenheim Lab will launch in New York City from August 3 to October 16. Following New York, the BMW Guggenheim Lab will travel to Berlin in spring/summer 2012, and to a city in Asia to be announced later this year MarketWire

Precision Petroleum Corporation Announces Commencement on Rework of Plummers #1 & #2
Precision Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB: PPTO) is in the process of having its Plummer #1 and Plummer #2 wells recompleted by the operator of record in order to enhance their current oil production. The wells are located in Garvin County, Oklahoma, with Plummer #1 being in the SE, SE, SE/4 of Section 1, T3N, R2W, and Plummer #2 located in the SE, SW, NW/4 of Section 6, T3N, R1W MarketWire

ASM International N.V. to Host Interconnect Technology Seminar
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI) (Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) will hostan interconnect technologyseminar addressing process induced damage and electrical integrity of UltraLow-k materials, on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the International CongressCenterDresden MarketWire

(NVAE) Savanna East Africa Corporate Profile on OTC Markets Website Updated to Reflect Fully Reporting OTCQB Status
Savanna East Africa, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NVAE) (OTCQB: NVAE) today announced that the Company's corporate information has been updated on the OTC Markets website, Included among the updated information is a current list of company officers, including recently appointed CEO Randell Torno MarketWire

Safelite AutoGlass(R) Donates $250,000 to Charitable Organization Afrika Tikkun
Safelite AutoGlass® successfully completed its 2nd Annual Safelite® Challenge, a fundraising effort for Afrika Tikkun, on April 16 in Lake Mead, Las Vegas MarketWire

Virogen, Inc., a Technology Holding Company and Incubator, Will Be Commercializing the Technology Developed by Its Wholly Owned Subsidiary Tiger Team Technologies (T3) Throughout the Balance of 2011 and Into 2012
T3, a wholly owned subsidiary of Virogen, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VRNI), has developed a very unique suite of tools to address the network and database security market. Breaches occurring in enterprise level data bases and email systems are increasing daily. Sony just announced last week a breach spanning hundreds of millions files comprising personnel data MarketWire

Membrane Bioreactor Market to Grow 13.2% Through 2015 has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Membrane Bioreactors: Global Markets," to their collection of Environment market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire

Nortel Intellectual Property Executive John Veschi Appointed to MOSAID Board of Directors
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) today announced that John P. Veschi, Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Nortel Networks Incorporated, has been appointed to MOSAID's Board of Directors. MarketWire

Progress Software to Speak at Upcoming Investor Conferences
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS), a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive announced today its participation in four upcoming investor conferences: MarketWire

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. Announces Appointment of Malone Mitchell as CEO, Provides Financing Update and Schedules Conference Call
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE Amex: TAT) announced today that the Company's board of directors has appointed its chairman, N. Malone Mitchell, 3rd, to serve as the Company's chief executive officer effective today MarketWire

The Flaming Lips Confirm "Everyone You Know Someday Will Die" -- Two Special Nights at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles on June 14 & 15 Tickets on Sale Today!
THE FLAMING LIPS are pleased to announce two very special consecutive and thematic evenings of spectacular sights and sounds under the banner of "Everyone You Know Someday Will Die," at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA. Tues, June 14th, will feature a performance of The LIPS classic 1999 album, THE SOFT BULLETIN, in its entirety along with other sonic delights MarketWire

FrontFour Capital Fails to Distinguish Fact From Fiction at Fisher Communications as Hedge Fund Attempts to Seize Control of Board of Directors
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today issued an open letter to all Fisher shareholders in connection with the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 11, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. MarketWire

For The Earth Corporation: Popular Hotel Chains Find a Product That Works
For The Earth Corporation's (PINKSHEETS: FTEC) What Odor? odor eliminator is being purchased by many popular hotel chains to effectively remove odors in hotel rooms and suites. MarketWire

SPAR Group Announces First Quarter 2011 Shareholder Conference Call
SPAR Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGRP) (the "Company" or "SPAR Group"), a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced that Gary Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Segreto, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time MarketWire

Metalogix StoragePoint Customers Reduce Their SharePoint Content Databases by More Than 90 Percent While Reducing Storage Costs
Metalogix Software, the leading provider in content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®, Exchange®, and legacy environments, today announced that customers of its StoragePoint solution have reduced their SharePoint content databases by more than 90 percent, increasing SharePoint performance and scalability while dramatically reducing storage costs MarketWire

Telkonet to Announce First Quarter Results on Monday, May 16, 2011
Telkonet, Inc (OTCQB: TKOI), developer of the revolutionary energy management platform named EcoSmart incorporating its patented Recovery Time™ technology and the leading provider of Internet services for the hospitality industry, announced today that it will hold its first quarter results conference call for analysts and investors on Monday, May 16, 2011 at 4:30 pm ET MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host First Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) today announced that it will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 12, 2011, to discuss its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Financial results are expected to be released on Thursday, May 12, 2011, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. MarketWire

NuPathe Named Emerging Life Sciences Company of the Year
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ProPhase Labs to Release First Quarter Results on Friday, May 13th
ProPhase Labs (NASDAQ: PRPH) announced today that financial results for the first quarter, ended March 31, 2011, will be released before the market opens on Friday, May 13th. An earnings conference call will be held later that morning on May 13th, at 11:00am EDT MarketWire

Core-Mark Announces an Amendment to Its Credit Facility
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that it has entered into a fourth amendment to its $200 million credit facility MarketWire

Last Minute Mother's Day Gift: Dream Dinners e-Gift Card Gives Mom a Break From the Kitchen and Beyond
Dad, kids, do you still need to score a memorable Mother's Day gift? Dream Dinners has the solution and anyone can purchase it up until the very last minute MarketWire

Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results for the Three-Month Period Ended March 31, 2011, and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.16 per Share
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus," the"Company," "we," or "our") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company,reported today its unaudited consolidated operating and financial resultsfor the three-month period ended March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Zenergo Launches Activity-Based Social Network; Gives Active Consumers New Starting Line
The "lean forward" aspect of social media received an energy boost today with the launch of Zenergo, a social network allowing members to connect with like-minded people based on activities, including sports, hobbies and social interests MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Seventh Annual Equity Conference on May 16, 2011
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, has been invited to present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Seventh Annual Equity Conference. The conference will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida on May 16-17, 2011. MarketWire

Full Source Adds a Cleaning Supplies Web Store to Their Network, a web store offering discount prices on cleaning supplies, is the most recent addition to the Full Source Network, marking the fourteenth site to be produced by Full Source, LLC. The Full Source Network is a combination of niche sites as well as more general sites that offer everything from safety equipment to breakroom supplies. MarketWire

Global Market for Sensors to Grow 7.8% Annually has announced the addition of BCC Research's new report "Sensors: Technologies and Global Markets," to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit MarketWire to Present at Jefferies & Co's 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Kyle Huebner, will present at Jefferies & Co.'s 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in New York City at the Four Seasons Hotel. MarketWire Launches New Portal --
General Cannabis, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CANA) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, WeedMaps Media, Inc. launched a new portal, ( The Company also provided an update on progress at its subsidiary WeedMaps Media, Inc. MarketWire

Brewing Beer on the Next Episode of Make: Live, the Premier DIY Webcast
Beer brewing and do-it-yourself coffee projects will be featured on the next Make: Live, the premier DIY webcast. MarketWire

PRIMUS Telecommunications to Hold First Quarter 2011 Conference Call on May 17, 2011
PRIMUS Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) (OTCBB: PMUG), a global facilities-based integrated provider of advanced telecommunications products and services, will release its first quarter 2011 financial results after the market's close on Monday, May 16, 2011. The company will hold its first quarter 2011 conference call the next morning, Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:30 AM ET. MarketWire

Data From AVI BioPharma's RNA-Based Hemorrhagic Fever and Infectious Disease Programs to Be Presented at the 21st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVII), a developer of RNA-based therapeutics, today announced the presentation of data from the Company's hemorrhagic fever and infectious disease programs at the 21st Annual European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Milan, Italy. MarketWire

National Travel & Tourism Week: Thoughts on Why Travel Matters
CSA Travel Protection (CSA), dedicated for the past 20 years to providing affordable travel insurance and emergency assistance services, and Europ Assistance USA (EA USA), assisting travelers when the unexpected happens, support the U.S. Travel Association's National Travel & Tourism Week (May 7-14) by asking its online community why travel matters to them. MarketWire to Present at Upcoming JMP Securities Research Conference® (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software for consumers and small business, today announced that CEO Josh Pickus and CFO Shelly Schaffer will be presenting at the JMP Securities Research Conference on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 2:30pm PT (5:30pm ET) at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, CA. MarketWire

Carey Watermark Investors Acquires Long Beach Waterfront Hotels
Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (CWI) announced today that it has closed on a joint venture investment of approximately $88 million with Ensemble Hotel Partners, LLC (Ensemble), the owner of two hotel properties located on the waterfront in Long Beach, CA. CWI's investment is approximately $43.6 million MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces April Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) ( today announced that for the month of April 2011 net sales increased 37.0% to $141.7 million from $103.4 million in April a year earlier. For the eight months ended April 30, 2011, net sales increased 23.4% to $1,098.5 million from $890.3 million for the eight months ended April 30, 2010 MarketWire

Adino Energy Spuds in James Leonard #2 Well
Adino Energy Corporation (OTCQB: ADNY) (OTCBB: ADNY) ("Adino" or "the Company") today announced that it has begun drilling ("spudded in") its second well on the James Leonard lease in southeast Coleman County, Texas. The primary target pay zone is the Fry Sand at approximately 1,200 feet. Adino owns 100% of the working interest (86.5% net revenue interest) in the James Leonard lease. MarketWire

Jonathan Madrigano Named to Barron's 2011 "Top 100 Financial Advisors"
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management announced today that Jonathan Madrigano, Director, Private Wealth Advisor in New York City, has been named to Barron's annual list of America's Top 100 Financial Advisors. MarketWire

PAID AuctionInc Debuts Ecommerce Shipping Calculation Module for Zen Cart
The PAID Inc (OTCBB: PAYD) AuctionInc™ Shipping Rates API add-on module for the popular Zen Cart™ open source ecommerce shopping cart is now available to help online retailers who use the Zen Cart online shopping cart overcome the existing limitations of Zen Cart's shipping calculation functionality (as well as that of other available shipping modules). MarketWire Presents Winning Videos for Hip Hop Superstars Maino, Jae Millz & Chris Brown, born from the genius of parent companies Encounter Technologies (PINKSHEETS: ENTID) and Pegasus Tel (OTCBB: PTEL) officially announced winners for the first two MusicMatrix Interactive Contests, "Retaliate" by Maino and "Green Gobblin" by Jae Millz ft Chris Brown. MarketWire

Broadridge CEO to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media and Telecom Conference
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced that Richard J. Daly, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Technology, Internet, Media and Telecom Conference on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 11:10am ET, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City. Mr. Daly's presentation will be webcast live MarketWire

Digirad Corporation Reports 2011 First Quarter Financial Results
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today reported first quarter revenue of $14.2 million and an ending cash and available-for-sale securities balance of $30.6 million at March 31, 2011. MarketWire

Highpower International, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 12
Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and related products, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, May 12, 2011. The Company will host a conference call that day at 7:00 a.m. Pacific time/10:00 a.m MarketWire

Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc. and Election Services Online Sign Sales Agreement
Unisyn Voting Solutions, Inc. (Unisyn) has announced the signing of a sales agreement with Election Services Online (ESO). Under the terms of this agreement, ESO will market, sell and provide services for Unisyn's OpenElect 2005 VVSG Election Assistance Commission (EAC) certified voting system suite of products. MarketWire

Avista Corp. Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2011
Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) today reported netincome attributable to Avista Corp. of $41.9 million, or $0.73 per dilutedshare, for the first quarter of 2011, compared to $28.8 million, or $0.52per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. MarketWire

Cytori Announces Clyde W. Shores as Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales
Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) has appointed Clyde W. Shores as Executive Vice President of Marketing & Sales where he will lead the Company's strategic marketing initiatives for all product lines around the world. MarketWire

Recordati Sales and Income Increase in the First Quarter 2011; 3 Year Business Plan Updated
* Consolidated revenue EUR 197.8 million, + 6.4%. * Operating income EUR 44.3 million, + 2.9%. * Net income EUR 31.4 million, + 4.8%. * Net financial position*: net cash of EUR 37.5 million. * Procto-Glyvenol® acquired from Novartis Consumer Health * 2011-2013 Business Plan updated MarketWire

Natural Gas Price Alert Issued by Energy Solutions, Inc.
Natural gas prices plunged yesterday with the majority of the price move down occurring after the release of the weekly storage report. "The injection of 72 Bcf for the week ending April 29, 2011, was within the range of expectations, but the June 2011 natural gas NYMEX contract still fell by more than $.30 per MMBtu," says Valerie Wood, President of Energy Solutions, Inc MarketWire

Leaving STP 3&4 Behind, NRG Energy Focuses on Solar and Gas-Fired Power Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- NRG Energy Incorporated's (NYSE:NRG) earnings results for the first quarter of 2011, which the company released yesterday, showed a significant drop in net income compared with the first quarter of 2010 MarketWire

Pipeline Safety Activity Costs PG&E Corporation in First-Quarter 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) (San Francisco, California) yesterday reported financial results for the first quarter of 2011. The company reported net income of $199 million, compared to $258 million in the first quarter of 2010 MarketWire

El Paso Endures Declines in First-Quarter 2011, but Sees Potential in Ongoing Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Natural gas production and transmission company El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) (Houston, Texas) posted declines in revenue and income for first-quarter 2011, as mark-to-market losses, lower natural gas prices, and economic weaknesses in California and the southwestern U.S. wore away at the company's bottom line MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today announced its first quarter 2011 results. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 5/6
Sterilization technology becomes an industry, film and DVD distribution, SeaWorld, algae green technology, domestic energy; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

WebTech Wireless Inc.: NextBus(R) Provides Fort Worth Transit Users with the First Public Real-Time Passenger Information System in Texas
WebTech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, today announced that it has received a four-year contract from the Fort Worth Transportation Authority ("The T") to implement its NextBus Real-Time Passenger Information System (RTPIS) on an "Enhanced Bus Route" along the East Lancaster Ave MarketWire

DSM - repurchase of shares (29 April-5 May 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciencesand Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 601,953 of its own sharesin the period from 29 April 2011 up to and including 5 May 2011 at anaverage price of EUR 45.78. This is in accordance with the repurchase,covering existing option plans, announced on 23 February 2011. Theconsideration of this repurchase was EUR 27.6 million. MarketWire

RHJ International: Notice to Shareholders of Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting
Please find enclosed the convening noticeto the Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting to be held by RHJ Internationalon Wednesday June 1, 2011, at 11 a.m. at its headquarters in Brussels. MarketWire

Annual General Meeting of Active Biotech AB
The Annual General Meeting of Active Biotechwas held on May 5, 2011. MarketWire

AMG comments on U.S. Department of Commerce anticircumvention inquiry regarding vanadium
AMG Advanced Metallurgical GroupN.V., ("AMG") (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: AMG) based upon a request by itssubsidiary, AMG Vanadium, to the U.S. Department of Commerce (the"Department"), was notified that theDepartment has initiated an anticircumvention inquiry covering vanadiumpentoxide from Russia that is being converted into ferrovanadium in theUnitedStates. U.S MarketWire

GeckoSystems to Enhance Japanese Wheelchairs With Mobile Robot Solutions
GeckoSystems Intl. Corp, a dynamic leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their development and usage with "Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service™," (PINKSHEETS: GOSY) (http://www.geckosystems MarketWire

DH Capital Announces Sponsorship of IMN's 2nd Forum on Financing, Investing, and Real Estate Development for Data Centers

Totally Green Delivers ORCA Green Machine to GSA Regional Office in Washington, D.C.
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has installed its revolutionary ORCA Green Machine™ at the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Regional Office Building in Washington, D.C. MarketWire

Axios Enters Into Debt Settlement
Axios Mobile Assets Corp. (CNSX: AXA) reports that it has reached agreement to settle outstanding debt of $80,000 owed to outside contractors to the company in exchange for 800,000 common shares of the company. MarketWire

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital 2011 Global Services Conference
Event: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.'s (NYSE: HTZ) Chief Financial Officer Elyse Douglas to speak at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Services Conference Time/Date: 4:30 PM (ET) on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Internet Access: Hertz's presentation will be broadcast live through an audio webcast available from the Investor Relations section of Hertz's website, www.hertz MarketWire

First California to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL) today announced that the company's management is scheduled to present at the following investor conferences: MarketWire

Hibernia Homestead Bancorp, Inc. Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2011
Hibernia Homestead Bancorp, Inc. (the"Company") (OTCBB: HIBE), the holding company of Hibernia Homestead Bank("Hibernia" or the "Bank"), today reported net income of $19,000 for thequarter ended March 31, 2011 compared to a net loss of $13,000 for thequarter ended March 31, 2010. Earnings per basic and diluted share were$0.02 for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, compared to a loss of $0 MarketWire

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