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2011-02-04 13:26:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox®, the nation's leader in pain medication monitoring, made significant strides to advance its industry leadership position by strengthening the company's commitment to physicians and patients in the past twelve months. Through significant investments in clinical research and an expansion of its laboratory capabilities, Ameritox has reached several milestones - including the analysis of nearly 2.5 million patient samples...

2011-02-02 12:39:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), the "Company" or "Sinclair," announced today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Time Warner Cable ("TWC") for the carriage of 28 of the television stations Sinclair owns and/or operates in 17 markets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/PH39783LOGO ) The television stations and markets are: WLFL & WRDC (Raleigh, NC), WCGV & WVTV (Milwaukee, WI), KABB & KMYS...

2011-01-25 15:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Company Highlights: Quarterly Revenue Increases Approximately 11% Year-Over-Year To Approximately $279 Million GAAP Operating Income Is $43.3 Million, And GAAP Diluted EPS Is $0.13 Non-GAAP Operating Income Equals $54.0 Million, Or 19.4% Of Revenue Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Equals $0.19 RFMD Generates Approximately $54 Million In Quarterly Free Cash Flow RFMD's Board Of Directors Authorizes 2-Year, $200 Million Share Repurchase Plan RF...

2011-01-21 07:30:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2010 earnings on Monday, February 7, 2011. A conference call for analysts and investors will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on February 7, 2011, which will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David H. Taylor, Executive Vice President,...

2011-01-10 14:32:00

Final Report on Contraband Presented to FDA Panel Today GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Under any reasonable assumptions, banning menthol cigarettes would create a substantial black market in the United States, substantially mitigating any decline in cigarette smoking and inspiring a "significant increase in organized crime activity," and potentially increasing youth access to cigarettes, according to an independent economic analysis submitted today to a Food and Drug...

2011-01-05 09:59:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today announced the election of Dianne Neal Blixt to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The Board is now comprised of eight members, seven of whom are non-executive independent Directors. Ms. Blixt will serve on the Company's Audit Committee. "We are delighted that Dianne has joined our Board. She brings extensive financial and strategic...

2010-12-15 09:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Market America, an Internet marketing and product brokerage company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of SHOP.COM, a pioneer in online comparison shopping, creating a powerful, new social shopping destination poised to challenge the Internet's leading shopping destinations. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MARKETAMERICA.COM and SHOP.COM will continue to operate as...

2010-12-14 16:37:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, today released the following statement regarding a Suffolk County Massachusetts jury that decided in favor of the plaintiff in the case of Evans v. Lorillard. "Lorillard respectfully disagrees with the jury's verdict and denies the plaintiff's claim that the company sampled to children or adults at Orchard Park in the early 1960's. The...

2010-12-05 00:13:27

Award-Winning bizhub MFPs to Support Extensive Printing Operations in Greensboro, NC from January 23-30, 2011 Ramsey, NJ (Vocus) December 3, 2010 Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced that the company is an official patron sponsor of the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Taking place January 22-30, the 98th Annual U.S. Championships will be...

2010-11-18 14:20:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A ban of menthol cigarettes would create a sizable black market with underground revenues that could easily reach into double digit billions of dollars a year, according to the findings of a new independent economic analysis commissioned by Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) that will be presented to a Food and Drug Administration committee today. Drawing on the experience of existing cigarette black markets in New York State and Canada, Compass...