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Cynapsus Therapeutics (TSXV:CTH) to Raise $7 million with Short Form Prospectus - Video Summary of News on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 5, 2012 - Specialty pharmaceutical company, Cynapsus Therapeutics, (TSXV:CTH) has signed a term sheet to raise $7 million, by way of a short form has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a summary of this news. If this link is not enabled, please visit and enter ""Cynapsus"" in the search box ACN Newswire

InvestmentPitch : Proposed New Disclosure for Canadian Venture Issuers Highlighted in Video on
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 5, 2012 - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), a voluntary umbrella organization of Canada's provincial and territorial securities regulators, has updated their proposal for new disclosure requirements for venture issuers listed in Canada ACN Newswire

PropThink: Positive Analyst Day Comments, Price Targets Rising On SNSS
By David MoskowitzSunesis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SNSS) is getting the benefit of a price target increase this morning; Roth Capital raised its price target on the stock from $7.00 to $12.00, after the company hosted its Analyst Day yesterday in NY. This follows a price target increase to $10.00 by brokerage firm, Leerink Swan on Wednesday, suggesting that the stock has room to run ACN Newswire

Constellation Brands Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Constellation Brands, Inc. (CBI) (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), the world's leading premium wine company, reported today its second quarter 2013 results.-- Achieves comparable basis diluted EPS of $0.71 and reported basis diluted EPS of $0.67-- Results include lower than expected tax rate-- Updates fiscal 2013 outlook; expects comparable basis diluted EPS of $2.00 - $2 ACN Newswire

IUJ Ranks 79th in the World for MBA Education
The Economist Intelligence Unit announced today its 2012 MBA rankings, and for the ninth time the Graduate School of International Management (GSIM) at the International University of Japan (IUJ) is listed as one of the world's top 100 business schools. IUJ's overall rank is 79th ACN Newswire

IACP Honors Vancouver Police Department for Using Innovative Technology, Spurring Public Participation in Massive Stanley Cup Riot Investigation
Award sponsored by Thomson Reuters recognizes innovation and excellence in criminal investigationsSAN DIEGO, Oct ACN Newswire

PropThink: BPAX Merger A Great Deal for ANI; BPAX Could Trade Lower
By David MoskowitzBioSante Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BPAX) on Thursday entered into an all-stock merger agreement with emerging generic drug manufacturer, ANI Pharmaceuticals, causing BPAX shares to swing between $1.89 and $1.45 so far today, as the market tries to figure out the deal. The transaction looks like a good one for ANI, based on our initial calculations ACN Newswire

Statement From DISH Regarding Dispute With Gannett Broadcasting
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) issued the following statements attributable to Dave Shull, DISH senior vice president of Programming: MarketWire

California Court of Appeal Holds Local Irrigation District Must Seek Removal of Water Restrictions Imposed on Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Decades Ago and Which Federal Government Has Concluded Are Illegal
On Tuesday, October 4, 2012, the California Court of Appeal ruled that a local irrigation district that supplies water to the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (Tribe) must seek permission from another local agency in order to continue to do so, and if such permission is not granted, the El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) and sovereign Tribe must take the matter to court for judicial relief MarketWire

Great Train, Great Taste, Private Label Wines Now at Verde Canyon Railroad
Pop the cork! We've stocked the shelves of our new boutique, Whistlestop at Milepost 38, with Verde Canyon Railroad's collection of private wines, with labels depicting different facets of our railroad. Railroad names such as All Aboard Chardonnay, Locomotive 1512 Cabernet, Engine, Engine Merlot, Route Red Pinot Noir and Escape Champagne make them the perfect souvenir or gift MarketWire

Medical Restoration Centers of America Makes Getting Started With Healthy Living Easy With a 5-Minute Form
Medical Restoration Centers of America has just made the steps to healthy living easier by adding a new Getting Started Form to their website. Getting started with Medical Restoration Centers of America means that the participant will reverse weight gain caused by poor health and disease. MarketWire

South Florida Interactive Marketing Association Founder Receives Internet Honor
Sheryl Cattell, founder and former president of the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association, was recently named a Golden Mouse Award Honoree in the Association Marketing category by the Florida chapter of Women in Ecommerce. The award was created by the local chapter to recognize women for their achievements in leveraging the Internet to promote business. MarketWire

Tenguy World International, Inc. in Final Discussions Regarding Oil and Gas Properties Located in Garvin County, OK
Tenguy World International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGWI) reported today that the Company is in final discussions regarding certain oil and gas properties located in Garvin County, Oklahoma. The Company's attorneys are currently preparing an option agreement on the prospect. MarketWire

Baja Mining Announces Additional Funding Provided for Boleo Project Construction to Continue
Baja Mining Corp. (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) ("Baja") announces that the Korean Consortium has advanced US$6.7 million to Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB"). MarketWire

Waller Attorney Recognized as One of Nashville's Top 30 Under 30
Tera Rica Murdock, a trial lawyer at Waller, Nashville's largest and oldest law firm, has been honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as one of Nashville's Top 30 Under 30 professionals. Murdock was recognized for her philanthropic involvement, exemplary leadership qualities and professional success as an attorney. MarketWire

Shanghai Yacht Club Partners With ChinaSpirit for America's Cup 35 Effort
With the backdrop of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge and the towering masts of the America's Cup World Series racing yachts, ChinaSpirit, in partnership with the Shanghai Yacht Club and the San Francisco-Shanghai Sister City Committee, announced its plans today to take part in the 35th America's Cup and also next year's Red Bull America's Cup Youth Series. MarketWire

EZ Power Text "Telecom Breakthrough!" Say Users
EZ Power Text™ (EZPT) is fixed-price mass-texting. Mass Texting With No Limits(SM). MarketWire

Oil-Dri Announces Annual Meeting and Record Dates
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. MarketWire

Penske Truck Leasing Closes $450 Million Asset-Backed Securitization
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. ("PTL") today announced that it completed an initial asset-backed bank conduit facility with a group of six banks for approximately $450 million. The available capacity of the facility is $750 million. PTL expects to use the net proceeds to repay borrowings on its credit facility from General Electric Capital Corporation (GECC). MarketWire

Prometric Registers Record-Setting Number for India's New National Post-Graduate Medical Exam
Prometric has set a new standard in the testing industry, successfully registering more than 41,000 students in the opening 24 hours that candidates could apply for India's first National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-PG) exam MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2012 Production Results
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced preliminary third quarter 2012 production results for its Bogoso/Prestea and Wassa/HBB operations. MarketWire

Strategic Investor Joins CorpBanca as a Significant Shareholder
CORPBANCA (NYSE: BCA) (BCS: CORPBANCA) announces an equity investment agreement between Corp Group Banking S.A. (CorpBanca's parent company, controlled by Inversiones Corpgroup Interhold Limitada (formerly Corp Group Interhold S.A. and referred to as the Saieh Group)), Compania Inmobiliaria y de Inversiones Saga Ltda., CorpGroup Inversiones Bancarias Ltda MarketWire

Amidst Growing Controversy Over Unemployment Numbers, Former Labor Department Chief Responds and Addresses High Youth Unemployment Figures
Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, former Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Labor and former Chief of Staff of the United States Office of Personnel Management, issued the following statement in response to the September 2012 jobs numbers: MarketWire

TransUnion Holding Company, Inc. Announces Expiration of Exchange Offer for 9.625%/10.375% Senior PIK Toggle Notes Due 2018
TransUnion Holding Company, Inc., a global leader in credit and information management services, announced today the expiration of the exchange offer for its outstanding unregistered 9.625%/10.375% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2018, Series A (the "Outstanding Notes") MarketWire

Cadence Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Webcast
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) MarketWire

The Book of Mormon Leads Top Events Rankings for September
Tony-award winning Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon, launched its first national tour in August 2012, earning it the top spot on TicketNews®' Monthly Top Events rankings for September 2012. MarketWire

Meeting of the Minds 2012: Challenging Old Paradigms With Urban Innovations and Fresh Ideas From Around the World
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) MarketWire

High Tech Middle School Adds to Theater, Physics Studies With Help From Barona Band of Mission Indians
High Tech Middle School will use a $5,000 education grant from the Barona Band of Mission Indians to combine the study of light with the world of theater. MarketWire

KooKoo Bear Kids Adds Low-Cost International Delivery Service on Their Designer Kids' Room Furniture & More
KooKoo Bear Kids, an online, catalog, and retail store marketer of designer kids' rooms and exceptional gifts, announces a new offering of international deliveries through a partnership with Bongo International. With Bongo, KooKoo Bear will be able to expand their global reach just in time for the holidays by offering lower shipping rates to international customers. MarketWire

The Pacific Aesthetic Continuum Announces Official Launch
The Pacific Aesthetic Continuum (PAC) announced today the official launch of its post graduate dental education institute which will provide a complete series of programs to teach dentists comprehensive aesthetic dentistry and the skills needed to implement them into their everyday practices. MarketWire

Metro Appoints Editor-in-Chief and Commercial Director in Puerto Rico
Metro Puerto Rico announced the appointment of Aiola Virella and Félix Iván Caraballo as Editor-in-Chief and Commercial Director respectively for the Island's operation. With these two appointments, Metro gets ready for the launch of the world's largest international newspaper ("Metro"), in the Puerto Rican market during the month of October. MarketWire

Bilateral Trade Vital to Canadian Economic Growth: BMO
Twenty-five years after the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), BMO Capital Markets Trade Finance group continues to leverage its growing North American presence by supporting cross-border trade with leading expertise and infrastructure. MarketWire

Compass Biotechnologies Inc. Subsidiary Expects to Achieve Over 1000 Percent Increase in Revenues in 4th Quarter
Compass Biotechnologies Inc.'s (PINKSHEETS: COBI) Wholly Owned Subsidiary, 1World Direct US Inc. is pleased to announce that the company is on track to meet the projected net revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 of Five Hundred Thousand USD ($500,000.00 USD) which is an increase of 1000 percent compared to last year's 4th quarter in which we did under fifty thousand dollars MarketWire

ENVIRON Announces New North American Division President
Ewire -- Steve Washburn, CEO of global environmental and health sciences consultancy ENVIRON, has announced that Frank Marrazza, formerly North American Operations Director, has been named North American Division President. Ron Hutchens, who had been the North American Division President since 2006, recently assumed the role of ENVIRON's Chief Global Development Officer. MarketWire

Audi A3, A5 and Q7 Selected by IntelliChoice and AutoPacific as Winners in the 2012 Motorist Choice Awards
Audi A3 Awarded the Premium Cosmopolitan Vehicle; Audi A5 Awarded the Premium Head Turner Vehicle; Audi Q7 Awarded the Premium Kid Friendly Vehicle Three Audi vehicles earned awards from the 2012 Motorist Choice Awards, presented by automotive industry research companies IntelliChoice and AutoPacific MarketWire

ArtSpan Presents San Francisco Open Studios
San Francisco comes alive with art this fall as ArtSpan presents its 37th Annual SF Open Studios -- the oldest and largest event of its kind in the country. From Dogpatch to Fort Mason, the Mission to Ocean Beach, each weekend features new neighborhoods to explore as more than 900 emerging and established artists open their studios to show and sell their work during the month-long event MarketWire

Charles L. Bryant, JR. of Modesto, California Accused of Fraud by Salamon
Salamon Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SLMU) announces that it is suing Sunlogics PLC and former Salamon director Charles L. Bryant, JR. of Modesto, California for fraud. MarketWire

'Democratic Coma' Aims to Awaken Americans From Their Hard Times
Black activist Virgil Brannon's new book, "Democratic Coma," (, details the revelations that led him from being an active supporter of the democratic cause -- lobbying for Obama's first election bid and marching with the Rev. Al Sharpton -- to a staunch opponent of liberal programs that he says keep millions of Americans in the deep sleep of poverty. MarketWire

Gannett Threatens to Block DISH Customers From Local Channels
Gannett Broadcasting Inc. is threatening to block DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) customers' access to Gannett's programming unless DISH agrees to pay massive penalties or stop its customers from using DISH's new commercial-skipping AutoHop™ feature. MarketWire

RedBrick Pizza Worldwide Helps to Eliminate Childhood Obesity
Continuing on its quest to promote healthier life choices, RedBrick Pizza co-founders Lynn and Jim Minidis have announced that the popular fast casual restaurants will limit serving sizes to a 16 ounce cup on all fountain drinks served in its RBP cafes. MarketWire

Silicon Valley Vet Takes Readers on Corporate Ride in 'P.I.G. Mantras'
Silicon Valley veteran Romina Wilcox ( has published her third novel set in the cyber-corporate world, this time telling a tale that will make readers both laugh and sympathize. MarketWire

Sunday's Rock the Walk LA Benefit Concert for AIDS Project LA
"ROCK THE WALK LA," organized by Team Kiku, will take place at The Mint in Los Angeles on October 7th with a benefit concert for AIDS Project LA and AIDS Walk LA. MarketWire

Statement on the Meningitis Outbreak From Minnesota Center for Diagnostic Imaging
We have received many inquiries related to national news regarding a meningitis outbreak linked to epidural steroid injections in multiple states across the U.S. We would like to provide information on the situation as, understandably, our patients and their physicians are concerned about the source and their risk. MarketWire

Space Systems/Loral Selected to Provide Direct Broadcast Satellite to DISH Network
Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) (NASDAQ: LORL), the world's leading provider of high-power commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) to an affiliate of DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH). The satellite, EchoStar XVIII, is designed to provide exceptional sparing flexibility for the DISH Network fleet. MarketWire

West Virginia Texas Longhorns Pick Against the Spread From Cooper's Pick
This Saturday at 7:00 PM Eastern on Fox, the West Virginia Mountaineers will face off against the Texas Longhorns. Both undefeated teams in the Big 12 will be the most watched NCAA Football game Saturday, October 6th 2012. MarketWire

CH2M HILL Appoints Dennis Ferrera President of Nuclear Business Group
CH2M HILL (, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, announces the appointment of Dennis Ferrera as President of its Nuclear Business Group effective January 1, 2013. He succeeds Mark Fallon, who will become Managing Director, UK/Europe Region MarketWire

National Geographic Channel Announces Nov. 4 Airdate for Harvey Weinstein Film "SEAL TEAM SIX: THE RAID ON OSAMA BIN LADEN"
Just a year and a half after President Obama ordered the raid that ended the longest manhunt in American history and took down al-Qaeda's notorious leader, Americans can now see for the first time in a full-length feature film how it all went down in SEAL TEAM SIX: THE RAID ON OSAMA BIN LADEN. MarketWire

EcoLek Wins a DEMOgod Award for Birdeez, the iPhone App to Identify, Collect and Share Birds
Birdeez, a location based iPhone app for identifying birds, launched at DEMO Fall 2012 and was awarded a DEMOgod award. DEMO is world-renowned for launching the most innovative products in mobile, social media and disruptive technologies. MarketWire

UMED Holdings, Inc. Acquires the Largest Producer of Mamaki Herbal Tea in the World
UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, through its acquisition of Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc., owner and operator of Wood Valley Plantation, operates the largest producer of Mamaki herbal tea in the world. MarketWire

Proctor Financial, Inc. Earns Center of Excellence Certification for Call Center Quality
Proctor Financial, Inc. (PFI) is pleased to announce our second consecutive year of being certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal. This award showcases that Proctor Financial, Inc. has surpassed rigorous standards of efficiency and effectiveness. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry. MarketWire

Discounted Sprint Plans Make It Easier for Realtors(R) to Connect
When working with a real estate professional, home buyers and sellers count on their agent to be accessible and easy to reach any time of day. The National Association of Realtors® is making this even easier for its members through a new collaboration with Sprint through the REALTOR Benefits® Program, which provides members with significant savings on wireless phone service plans. MarketWire

Hentschel of the Principal Financial Group Receives NADP Gabryl Award

RAE Systems Launches New Book on Wireless Gas-Detection Systems
RAE Systems Inc. today announced the release of its latest technology book titled Wirelessly Networked Chemical & Radiation Detection Systems: Essential Technologies and Applications for Increased Safety in Continuous Gas and Radiation Monitoring. MarketWire

Fresh Start Private Announces New Chief Financial Officer
Fresh Start Private Management Inc. (OTCQB: CEYY), a leader in alcohol treatment and rehabilitation, is honored to announce that Ms. Lourdes Felix has been appointed the new Chief Financial Officer. MarketWire

Now Is the Time to Order New York Yankees Playoffs Tickets
RIVERDALE, NJ--(Marketwire - October 05, 2012) -  New York Yankees playoff tickets are now available through New Jersey ticket broker Select-A-Ticket, which is good news to the thousands of local fans and tens of thousands of Yankees fans scattered throughout North America MarketWire

Children's HeartLink, the National Board of Examinations of India and People4People Collaborate on Accredited Online Education for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs

Tidewater Utilities, Inc. Charity Tournament Raises Funds for MERR and Delaware Wild Lands Inc.
Tidewater Utilities, Inc. recently presented checks to The Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation (MERR) and Delaware Wild Lands Inc. the result of proceeds raised during its 5th Annual Golf Tournament held August 13 at the Heritage Shores Golf Course in Bridgeville, DE. Total donation from the event was $12,754 with each group receiving $6,377.00. MarketWire

HUSQVARNA VIKING(R) Launches Computerized OPAL(TM) Sewing Machines With Built-In Assistance for Today's Busy Sewer
HUSQVARNA VIKING®, a global leader in the sewing industry, today announced the introduction of the new HUSQVARNA VIKING® OPAL™ sewing machines. The Opal™ 670 and OPAL™ 650 come equipped with built-in assistance and modern features like the Exclusive SEWING ADVISOR™ feature to help enhance the sewing experience for modern sewers, all at a price point within reach. MarketWire

ETwater to Incorporate Rainfall Forecast Into Weather-Adjusted Watering Schedules
ET Water Systems, Inc., the leader in smart irrigation management with a full range of solutions for new and existing landscapes, today announced a significant upgrade to its award-winning ETwater Manager™ web-based smart irrigation management system MarketWire

Tripwire to Present at Cyber Security Summit 2012
Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of IT security solutions, today announced Dwayne Melancon, the Chief Technology Officer at Tripwire, Inc., will speak at the upcoming Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis. Dwayne will be serving on a panel titled "The Fortune 500 Perspective - How Companies Manage MarketWire

BMO Capital Markets Donates CAD$1.25 Million to North American Charities
BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX: BMO)(NYSE: BMO), announced today it will donate CAD $1.25 million to eight charities across North America through the firm's Equity Through Education program. MarketWire

Besiktas and IMG Dogus Sign Historic, Wide-Ranging Strategic Partnership Agreement
Beşiktaş Football Investments Co. Inc MarketWire

78% of Luxury Marketers Spent More on Social Media in 2012 Than 2011
According to a survey conducted by the Luxury Interactive conference's research team, 78% of digital marketing executives for luxury brands reported an increase in social media spend for 2012, while 73% of those surveyed said they will increase social media spend again in 2013. MarketWire

Wolters Kluwer's Member Executive Board Jack Lynch Resigns
Alphen aan den Rijn (October 5, 2012) - Wolters Kluwer, a global leader inprofessional information services, announced today that Mr. J.J. Lynch,Jr.,Member of the Executive Board, has accepted an offer to become CEO of acompanyin the U.S. software and information industry. The company does notcompetewith Wolters Kluwer. As a consequence, Mr MarketWire

11.8 Percent of Millennials Unemployed as Choice for President Looms
Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans on the important economic issues facing the nation, announced non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) 18-29 unemployment rate data for September 2012: MarketWire Announces Top Events and Trends in Q3 2012 Report
Online ticket marketplace today announced trends and statistics for Q3 2012 that ended September 30, 2012. Mobile traffic continued a strong upward trend during the quarter, which also marked the website's fifth anniversary. MarketWire

New Study From Equilar Finds CEO Benefits and Perquisites Increased in Value but Decreased in Prevalence in 2011
Equilar, the leader in executive compensation benchmarking and research, released its 2012 CEO Benefits and Perquisites Report, which reveals that the overall prevalence of key perquisites declined in 2011, with 11.5 percent of Fortune 100 companies included in the study eliminating at least one perquisite program. MarketWire

Glimpse: the Social Discovery Conference Announces Official Agenda for Glimpse NYC

Creating Economic Opportunities for Canadian and Irish Youth
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today that Canada will seek to double the number of Irish youth that arrive annually through the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. MarketWire

Cyclone Power Technologies Signs New Financing Agreement With GEM Global Yield Fund
Cyclone Power Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel, clean-tech Cyclone Engine, announced today that it has signed a common stock purchase agreement with GEM Global Yield Fund Ltd. ("GGYF") for up to $2.5 million in equity financing. GGYF is a $3.4 billion investment fund based in New York, London and Los Angeles MarketWire

Zayo Group Announces Amendment and Re-Pricing of Credit Agreement
Zayo Group announces it has successfully completed the amendment of its credit agreement, including the re-pricing of both its term loan and revolving credit facility. MarketWire

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During turbulent market times, stock traders often need a steady and consistent helping hand. Since January, the Special Membership has closed out 46 winners and one loser. Traders have praised these "Stock Alerts" for over 14 years while the performance record has spoken volumes MarketWire

mPhase Accepts Invitation to Present at the NJTC Emerging Technology Roundtable
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) said today that it has accepted an invitation to present at the NJTC Emerging Technology Roundtable on October 18, 2012. MarketWire

GeoVax Labs to Present at the 11th Annual BIO Investor Forum
GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: GOVX), an Atlanta-based biopharmaceutical firm developing vaccines to prevent and fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections, announced that Robert T. McNally, Ph.D., President and CEO, will present at the 11th Annual BIO Investor Forum on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. Dr MarketWire

Sage Accepted as Member of the Construction Open Software Alliance
Sage North America today announced that it has been accepted as a member of the Construction Open Software Alliance (COSA), a new organization dedicated to empowering better sharing of information between all project participants in the construction industry regardless of the systems they use. MarketWire

R.H. Smith Dist. Co., Inc. Adopts Gilbarco Veeder-Root's Applause with Loyalty
R.H. Smith Dist. Co., Inc., of Grandview WA, is among the leading retailers to launch Gilbarco Veeder-Root's award-winning Applause with Loyalty, a new enhancement to the industry's premier digital forecourt media system that enables integration with third-party loyalty programs. MarketWire

BIO-key(R) International, Inc. to Present True Donor ID Fingerprint Biometric Technology at the American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting & CTTXPO
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that the company will be presenting at the American Association of Blood Banks - Annual Meeting and CTTXPO, at the Boston Convention Center, October 6th - 9th, 2012 (Booth # 1221) MarketWire

The World's First Truly Global Jet Card, The Lindbergh Card, Inaugurates a New Era in Private Aviation
Air Charter Service announced today that Empyrean, their new jet card division, is launching the world's first truly global jet card, the Lindbergh Card. Erik Lindbergh, grandson of pioneering American aviator Charles Lindbergh, is continuing his grandfather's legacy by lending his name to the jet card that will revolutionize the private aviation industry. MarketWire

AlphaStaff Expands Its Services With the Addition of Carrie Cherveny as Vice President
AlphaStaff, one of the nation's leading Professional Employer Organizations and human resource outsourcing firms serving small and medium-sized businesses, is expanding its employment practices consulting and advisory services with the appointment of Carrie Cherveny as Vice President of Employment Practices MarketWire

Budding Tech Startup H.Bloom Launches in Dallas
H.Bloom, the world's fastest-growing floral service, today announced its official launch into Dallas, expanding the startup to five U.S. cities. H.Bloom provides luxury floral arrangements and plants to both corporate and consumer customers, through a convenient subscription service for weekly delivery as well as one-time gifts and events. Backed with $18 million in funding, H MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces September Sales
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of September 2012 net sales increased 14.1% to $167.0 million, from $146.3 million in September a year earlier. There were 29 warehouse clubs in operation at the end of both September 2012 and September 2011. MarketWire

Culture of Innovation Lands NetApp at #3 on Dallas' "Best Place to Work" List for 2012
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it ranked #3 in the midsize-companies category on the Dallas Business Journal's "Best Place to Work" list in North Texas for 2012 MarketWire

Beacon Rock Research Initiates Research Coverage on North Bay Resources Inc.
Beacon Rock Research is initiating research coverage on North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCBB: NBRI) (OTCQB: NBRI). MarketWire

Appnomic Systems Releases OpsOne 4.0 Enterprise SaaS IT Process Automation Platform
Appnomic Systems, the leading provider of preventive IT performance management solutions, today announced OpsOne 4.0, the latest version of its pioneering IT Process Automation (ITPA) platform. OpsOne 4 MarketWire

Lithia Motors Schedules Release of Third Quarter 2012 Results
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) today announced that its third quarter 2012 earnings will be released before the market opens on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. A conference call to discuss the earnings results is scheduled for the same day at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Metso's global service hub network for mining and construction customers expanding rapidly
Metso Corporation's press release on October 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. local time 3 new service hubs to be opened in Chile, Peru and Mexico Metso is opening several new service hubs and training new personnel tomeet thegrowing demand for our expertise in the mining and construction industries MarketWire

CREMER OLEO: An Investment in the Future
After a three-year conception and construction phase, Prignitzer Chemie celebrated the official start-up of its new ester plant on 25 September 2012. The inauguration represents the crowning point so far of a consistent development that began more than 20 years ago with the establishment of Prignitzer Chemie MarketWire

GreenJobInterview to Launch "GreenJob One-Way(TM)" On-Demand Video Interview Solution
GreenJobInterview, the pioneer in live virtual job interviewing, will soon introduce a new on-demand, recorded interview platform -- GreenJob One-Way™ -- designed to complement its original, award-winning real-time technology and increase opportunities for employers and job-seekers to connect MarketWire

Punchline Resources Expands Corporate Website and Provides Detailed Project Information
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that additional detailed project information has been added to the Company's website at MarketWire

Bill Joll, President and CEO of ISC8 to Participate on Panel at Cyber Security Summit 2012 on Oct 9
ISC8® Inc. (OTCBB: ISCI) ("ISC8" or the "Company"), a provider of intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announces that Bill Joll, President and CEO, will participate on the "Research to Reality" panel at the upcoming Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 9, at 1:30 pm CST MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/5
Where is Oprah, gasoline, natural gas, algae to fuel, fuel cells, solar, digital file transfer; 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

Cultural Strategies Wins Digital PR Campaign of the Year Award
Cultural Strategies, a multicultural marketing and communications agency based in Austin, Texas, was recognized last night at the 2012 Hispanic Public Relations Association's (HPRA) 2012 PRemio Awards, the association's 28th year to honor Hispanic industry leaders and recognize the best in Hispanic public relations campaigns. MarketWire

Massive Sammis Plant Temporarily Idled by Weak Economy, Low Gas Prices, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The massive W.H. Sammis Power Station has temporarily stopped producing electricity, a victim of the weak Mid-Atlantic economy and low gas prices MarketWire

Electric and Rechargeable Car Sales Beginning to Take Off in U.S., an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As with any new and revolutionary technology, it takes time to see sales increase. The electric and rechargeable car markets are finally beginning to experience the boost in sales they have been working for since the models were introduced MarketWire

MorphoSys's Partner OncoMed Advances the HuCAL Antibody OMP-59R5 into Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys's Partner OncoMed Advances the HuCAL Antibody OMP-59R5 into Phase1b/2Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer Processed and transmitted by ThomsonReuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Basilea's European Marketing Authorization Application for ceftobiprole for the treatment of pneumonia accepted for review
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea's European Marketing Authorization Application for ceftobiprole forthetreatment of pneumonia accepted for review. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. MarketWire

Costamare Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 per Share
Costamare Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: CMRE) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. MarketWire

SilverSun Technologies Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire One of the Nation's Top Resellers of Business Management Software Solutions
SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SSNT) (OTCQB: SSNT) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc., a preferred source for best-of-breed business management applications and professional consulting services, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Information Systems Management, Inc MarketWire

PropThink: Oxford Continues To Cover QCOR's Acthar, Sales Look Much More Stable Now
By David MoskowitzBreaking news that health insurer, Oxford Health, will cover HP Acthar Gel (Acthar), looks like a major win for Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR), and the stock should rally once the news is properly interpreted by investors. In our prior article, we stated that with no Acthar growth off of the current base of sales, QCOR could trade in the mid-$20 range GlobeNewswire

Net Asset Value as of September 30, 2012
Private Equity Holding AG /Net Asset Value as of September 30, 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

RomReal : Resignation of Board Member
Director of RomReal Mihai Buia, has resigned from the Board of the Company as of today Friday 5th October 2012.   The Company would like to thank Mr. Buia for his long and valuable contribution.   For further information please contact,   Harris Palaondas Investor Relations info@romreal GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer's Member Executive Board Jack Lynch Resigns
Alphen aan den Rijn (October 5, 2012) - Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, announced today that Mr. J.J. Lynch, Jr., Member of the Executive Board, has accepted an offer to become CEO of a company in the U.S. software and information industry.  The company does not compete with Wolters Kluwer. As a consequence, Mr GlobeNewswire

HMS Nomination Committee for the 2013 Annual General Meeting appointed
As decided on the 2012 Annual General Meeting the Nomination Committee shall consist of representatives for the three largest shareholders. In addition, the chairman of the Board of Directors shall be appointed to the Nomination Committee. The names of the members of the Nomination Committee shall be announced no later than six months before the 2013 Annual General Meeting. GlobeNewswire

Net Insight's Nomination Committee for 2013 has been appointed
In accordance with the decision of the Annual General Meeting held on April 26th, 2012 the members of the nomination committee shall be nominated by the four largest shareholders (voting rights). In addition, the company's Chairman of the board shall be part of the nomination committee. GlobeNewswire

Basware acquires network and e-Invoicing business of leading Benelux operator Certipost
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, October 5, 2012 at 13:40Basware acquires network and e-Invoicing business of leading Benelux operator CertipostBasware Corporation has on October 5, 2012 signed an agreement to acquire the network and e-Invoicing business of Certipost, a bpost company and the leading e-Invoice operator in the Benelux GlobeNewswire

Odfjell SE : Odfjell Holding (US) Inc Secures USD 200 million financing for further expansions
Odfjell Holding (US) Inc, a subsidiary of OTLG C.V. which is the Joint Venture company between Odfjell Terminals B.V. and Lindsay Goldberg LLC., has secured a USD 200 million 5-year secured credit facility from a group of five US banks. Odfjell Holdings (US) Inc can also obtain increases in the principal amount under this facility of up to an additional USD 100 million GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil included in the STOXX® Global ESG Leaders sustainability index as well as Storebrand's sustainable investment fund
Neste Oil CorporationPress release5 October 2012 at noon (EET) GlobeNewswire

Atea ASA: Presentation of 3rd quarter results 2012
Atea ASA /Atea ASA: Presentation of 3rd quarter results 2012. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Surplus for Swedish central government in September
Swedish central government payments in September resulted in a surplus of SEK 2.8 billion. This was SEK 5.1 billion higher than the Debt Office's latest forecast, which was a deficit of SEK 2.3 billion. The difference is mainly explained by lower net lending to central government agencies than estimated.   GlobeNewswire

European Parliament - The backbone of the European economy: support SMEs, says the Parliament
Helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) develop efficient internationalization strategies that would allow them to seize opportunities on the global market - this is what Austrian MEP Paul Rübig (EPP) expects from the EU legislation in the area. Numbering 23 million, the SMEs form a backbone of the European economy, Mr Rübig points out. GlobeNewswire

Metso's global service hub network for mining and construction customers expanding rapidly
Metso Corporation's press release on October 5, 2012 at 10 a.m. local time GlobeNewswire

The composition of Oriola-KD's Nomination Committee
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 5 October 2012 at 10.00 a.m GlobeNewswire

Prosafe SE: Q3 2012 results and webcast/teleconference on 1 November 2012
Prosafe SE will publish its results for the third quarter of 2012 on 1 November 2012 at approx. 01:00 p.m. Central European Time (CET). In connection with the release, Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, CEO and Sven Børre Larsen, CFO will hold a webcast/teleconference the same day at 02:00 p.m. CET.To follow the presentation there are two options available: 1. WebcastPlease visit www.prosafe GlobeNewswire

OMRON and STMicroelectronics Unveil Industry-Unique Sensor for Smart Gas Metering
The MEMS-based gas-flow sensor first to embed automatic 'gas-quality' compensation GlobeNewswire

Vizrt Signs $815,000 Repeat Deal with Middle Eastern News Network
Bergen, Norway, October 5, 2012, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

Basilea's European Marketing Authorization Application for ceftobiprole for the treatment of pneumonia accepted for review
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea's European Marketing Authorization Application for ceftobiprole for the treatment of pneumonia accepted for review . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

MorphoSys's Partner OncoMed Advances the HuCAL Antibody OMP-59R5 into Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer
MorphoSys AG /MorphoSys's Partner OncoMed Advances the HuCAL Antibody OMP-59R5 into Phase 1b/2 Clinical Trial in Pancreatic Cancer . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Tessenderlo Group to make a major investment in its water treatment activities in France
Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext:TESB) announces today that it has launched a turnaround project to reposition its Loos (France) site to focus on the production of water treatment chemicals, securing the group's leading position in this profitable growth segment GlobeNewswire

Teekay Corporation Declares Dividend
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2012) - Teekay Corporation (Teekay) (NYSE:TK) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.31625 per share, payable on October 26, 2012 to all shareholders of record as at October 17, 2012. GlobeNewswire

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