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Corp. Announces Cash Dividend Business Editors/Banking Writers

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- SE Financial Corp. (SEFL) announced today that its Board has declared a cash dividend of $.03 per share payable on or about June 16, 2009 to stockholders of record as of June 2, 2009.The cash dividend is being paid to provide a return to stockholders...

HL:Tamil-Canadian group says Ottawa's offer to help Sri Lanka needs strict conditions@

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by Tamara King@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — A Tamil-Canadian group welcomed Canada's pledge of humanitarian aid for war-torn Sri Lanka on Tuesday, but also criticized the offer as weak because it lacks strict conditions to ensure the help doesn't end up in the hands of the South Asian country's government.Foreign Affairs Minister...

RTA head says transit funds good, but not enough, 1st Ld-Writethru, IL

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by MICHAEL TARM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Stimulus money now being spent on big-city transportation networks, while helpful, isn't enough over the long haul to keep aging systems from falling into further disrepair, a top Chicago transit agency official said Tuesday.Chicago-area commuter trains, subway and buses received...


Tenn. bill to allow speeders to be fingerprinted, 2nd Ld-Writethru, TN

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by LUCAS L. JOHNSON IIAssociated Press | News | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Supporters of legislation that would allow traffic violators in Tennessee to be fingerprinted say it will save local governments money and catch more criminals, but one lawmaker believes the measure is invasive.The proposal overwhelmingly passed the House earlier this month...

Consumer Focus II Feature Releases Feature Editors

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- The following releases focus on the topic Consumer Focus II:All stories moved on May 19, 2009.Retail Therapy for Plastic-Heavy Wallets Source: Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc.SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-- New Blimpie Pretzel Bread and Grilled Subs Just Got...

Mercantile Bancorp Announces Results of Annual Meeting

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Mercantile Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MBR) today announced the results of its annual meeting of stockholders held May 18. Shareholders elected eight directors, ratified the selection of independent auditors and participated in an open question and answer session.At...

Avalon RF, Inc. vs. WiFi Wireless, Inc. Litigation Status

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —WiFi Wireless, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WFWL) WiFi Wireless, Inc. and its attorney, Howard Close of Wright, Brown, and Close, issued a response today to the Feb. 2009 press release from the Law Offices of Ilona Antonyan, in reference to the trial: Avalon RF, Inc. vs....

Significantly Improved Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms in Patients Who Responded Only Partially to Previous GAD Treatments Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- The addition of Pfizer's Lyrica(R) (pregabalin) capsules CV to other generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) treatments significantly improved the symptoms of the condition in patients who responded only partially to previous treatments, according to a...


Sector Snap: Solar shares up on clean tech hopes, APFN

May 19, 2009 11:06 am | by DEBORAH JIAN LEE - AP Energy Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Strong macro factors could boost solar companies, though weak demand, falling module prices and dim profit reports from Chinese solar companies could pressure the sector in the near term, an analyst said Tuesday.Shares of solar stocks rose across the board in afternoon trading, as...

Greenberg Traurig Attorney D. Porpoise Evans Receives Inaugural Community Advocacy Award Business Editors/Legal Writers

May 19, 2009 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- D. Porpoise Evans, an associate in the Miami office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, is the first recipient of the Community Advocacy Award from Put Something Back, a joint pro bono project of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and the...

CSU board to discuss contested closed meeting, 3rd Ld-Writethru, CO

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado State University board has scheduled a meeting Wednesday to discuss a contested closed-door session where members chose the sole finalist for chancellor of the CSU System.The Board of Governors' agenda says the topic will be a recommendation from its attorney...

Court records: Wyoming trooper planned murder, 3rd Ld-Writethru, WY

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by BEN NEARY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a former Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Wal-Mart truck in January and took the driver into custody as part of an aborted plan to murder him and crash the truck into his patrol car to collect damages from the company.Former trooper Franklin...

NOAA head touts $18.6M for major fisheries shift, 2nd Ld-Writethru, MA

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by JAY LINDSAY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — The nation's fisheries chief said Tuesday that a seismic shift in New England fishery management is key to preserving the venerable industry and touted an extra $18.6 million to help make the change."I believe that we have an unparalleled opportunity to truly demonstrate that good,...

Venezuela arrests former head of state-run bank, 1st Ld-Writethru, LT

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan police arrested the ex-president of a state-run bank on corruption-related charges Tuesday.Luis Quiaro, who headed Caracas-based Banco Industrial de Venezuela from 2005 to 2007, was detained after a court issued an arrest warrant. He is under investigation in a...

FTC says they're quashing phony car warranty sales, 1st Ld-Writethru, MT

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have disconnected companies that make automated phone calls attempting to sell extended car warranties.Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday that many Montanans have received dozens of such "robocalls." He says the companies making them use...


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