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Retrophin to Present at the Leerink Partners Rare Disease & Immuno-Oncology Roundtable Series

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retrophin, Inc. (Nasdaq:RTRX) today announced that Alvin Shih, M.D., executive vice president and head of research & development, will present at the Leerink Partners Rare Disease & Immuno-Oncology Roundtable Series in New York City on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11:05 a.m. ET. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at http://ir.retrophin.com/events.cfm and an archived replay will be accessible for up to 90 days.            About Retrophin Retrophin is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases who have few, if any, treatment options. The Company’s

Nevada Gold & Casinos Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE MKT:UWN) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2016. For the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company reported net revenues of $18.3 million compared to $15.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Operating expenses were $18.2 million compared to $15.2 million in the prior year period.  Operating income was $0.1 million compared to $0.8 million and net loss was $0.1 million, or $0.01 loss per share, compared to net income of $0.5 million, or $0.03 per share, in the

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Aspen Group Reports 62% Increase in Revenue for First Quarter Fiscal 2017, Gross Margin Increases 1,500 Basis Points

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aspen Group, Inc. (OTCQB:ASPU) (“Aspen”), a nationally accredited online post-secondary education company (Aspen University), today announced financial results for its 2017 fiscal first quarter ended July 31, 2016. The Company will host a conference call to discuss its financial results on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. (ET).  “Aspen just recorded its highest enrollment quarter in the company’s history, all during our seasonally slowest summer period, which is a testament to the strength of our ‘pay-as-you-go,’ debtless education business model.  Our conversion rate increased to a record 11.2% in the quarter

International Western Petroleum Completes East Texas Acquisition in Kilgore City

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Western Petroleum, Inc. (OTCQB:INWP), a Texas-based E&P company specializing in the acquisition, development, and exploration of crude oil and natural gas properties, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of a producing oil field in Kilgore, Texas via the Marshall Walden Joint Venture, a partnership with Odyssey Enterprises, LLC. International Western Petroleum is the managing venturer in this joint venture with Odyssey which has financed the joint venture for the lease purchase and optimization of wells located in Kilgore, Texas, in the heart of the famous Woodbine formation. There are

Mondelez International to Invest $65 Million in Global Research & Development Hubs

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mondelēz International today confirmed a $65 million investment to build a global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) network of the future. The investment will enable the company to better recruit, retain and develop talent across a range of science and technical disciplines while also creating a stronger presence in both emerging and developed markets.  When complete, the redesigned network will consist of a combination of new and existing technical centers that will be more flexible and agile in responding to the company’s growth and innovation needs. Over the next two years, the

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Mourns Death of Executive Vice President Dean Patenaude

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) sadly announced today that Executive Vice President Dean Patenaude passed away as a result of a sudden and unexpected stroke on September 11, 2016. He was 53 years old. Eric Colson, Chairman and CEO, said, “It is with great sadness that we announce today the passing of my friend and colleague, Dean Patenaude. As Head of Global Distribution, Dean’s accomplishments were many, and include leading our efforts to grow our primarily U.S. client-base into the global firm we are today. More importantly though, were the many people

International Western Petroleum Withdraws from Texas Gulf Coast Acquisitions

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Western Petroleum, Inc. (OTCQB:INWP) announced today that it has cancelled the Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Texas Gulf Coast Acquisitions and will no longer be pursuing the asset acquisition of the Houston-based privately held company as mentioned in its press release on July 14, 2016. The withdrawal was decided upon by International Western Petroleum’s management team after the completion of due diligence.  Dr. Benjamin Tran, Chairman of International Western Petroleum commented, “Based upon our final due diligence review of this acquisition candidate to date, we conclude that this transaction

Family Room Entertainment Corp. to Sponsor Next Revolutionary Reefer Throwdown Event Early 1st Quarter of 2017

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Family Room Entertainment Corp. (OTC:FMYR), a film and media communications group which creates, delivers and preserves quality cross platform content globally, is pleased to announce, due to the overwhelming success of Family Room Entertainment’s opening annual Reefer Throwdown event, that the Company will be sponsoring regularly scheduled events; designed to bring festive entertainment to a full spectrum of enthusiasts, by sponsoring 420 friendly events in a wide range of popular genres.   Founded on the spirit of the outdoor pro-pot festivals made popular in the late sixties, Reefer Throwdown is calculated to bring

Auscrete Corporation “ASCK” progresses on $16 Million Jamaican Housing Development.

Milan, Italy, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Auscrete Corporation CEO, John Sprovieri held meetings with investors in Milan recently to finalize details of a $16 million funding package that will enable their 1,500 home residential construction development in Jamaica to proceed. Acquisition of the financing will be on a long term interest only basis with the principal repayable at the end of the term. Mr. Sprovieri said that the interest rate is very competitive in today’s market for international finance and there is no dilution of the company’s shares. Mr. Sprovieri added “This financing will enable us to complete

AGTC Announces Financial Results and Business Update for the Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla., and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:AGTC), a biotechnology company conducting human clinical trials of adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapies for the treatment of rare diseases, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. “Over the past year we’ve continued to make progress across our clinical programs and have remained focused on advancing novel gene-based therapies to improve the lives of patients affected by rare inherited diseases,” said Sue Washer, President and CEO of AGTC. “We are continuing to advance our lead product candidates for X-linked retinoschisis and

Mondelez International Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 12th Consecutive Year

Stronger performance driven by ambition to be leader in well-being snacks Reflects company’s commitment to accelerate action against climate change and reduce its global carbon footprint DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mondelēz International has once again been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for both the North America and World indices. The DJSI is a globally recognized independent benchmark that conducts comprehensive assessments of a company’s economic, environmental and social performance with a strong focus on long-term value creation for shareholders. Mondelēz International improved its overall score to reach the 95th percentile of its industry. 

Fortress Biotech Completes Tender Offer for Shares of National Holdings Corporation

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIO) (“Fortress” or “FBIO”) and National Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:NHLD) (“NHLD”) today announced that an affiliate of Fortress, FBIO Acquisition, Inc., has completed its previously announced tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase all outstanding shares of NHLD for $3.25 per share, net to the seller in cash but subject to any required withholding of taxes. The Offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of Friday, September 9, 2016. As of the expiration of the Offer, a total of 6,748,868 shares were validly tendered and not withdrawn

Versartis Presents Data From Up to 30 Months of Somavaratan Treatment for Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency at the 2016 ESPE Annual Meeting

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR), an endocrine-focused biopharmaceutical company that is developing somavaratan (VRS-317), a novel, long-acting form of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) for growth hormone deficiency (GHD), today announced that efficacy, safety, and adherence data from up to 30 months of somavaratan treatment in the Phase 2a trial and VISTA long-term safety study for pediatric GHD were presented during the 55th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE). The meeting was held September 10-12, 2016, in Paris.  “We are pleased to see that the safety profile of somavaratan

Pacific Ethanol Receives EPA-Approved Registration for Cellulosic Ethanol Production at Stockton Plant

– Now generating valuable D3 cellulosic RINs –– Expects to produce over one million gallons per year of cellulosic ethanol at Stockton, CA plant – SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX), a leading producer and marketer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the United States, announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its registration for generating cellulosic ethanol and D3 cellulosic renewable identification numbers (RINs) at its Stockton, CA plant from corn fiber using Edeniq, Inc.’s Pathway Technology™. This is the first ever EPA registration incorporating this process. Neil Koehler, the company’s president

TOMI™ Upgrades to the OTCQX® Best Market

– Shares will continue trading under the “TOMZ” symbol – BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOMI™ Environmental Solutions, Inc. (TOMI) (OTCQX:TOMZ), a global bacteria decontamination and infection prevention company, announced its shares have begun trading on the OTCQX® Best Market. The company’s shares will continue trading under the symbol “TOMZ.” The OTCQX Best Market is designed for established, investor-focused U.S. and international companies that consistently meet financial and disclosure standards and are sponsored by a professional third-party advisor. Dr. Halden Shane, TOMI’s Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Upgrading our shares to the OTCQX is a significant achievement


Ormat Technologies Inc. Concludes Auction to Price $204 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Senior Unsecured Bonds in Proposed Regulation S Offering

RENO, Nev., Sept. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) is pleased to announce that it has concluded an auction tender and accepted subscriptions for US$204 million aggregate principal amount of two tranches (Series 2 approximately $67 million and Series 3 approximately $137 million) of senior unsecured bonds (the “Series 1 Bonds”, the “Series 2 Bonds” and, collectively, the “Bonds”). Ormat will issue the Bonds in an unregistered offering outside the United States to investors who are not “U.S. persons”, as such term is defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities

Hovnanian Enterprises Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Results

Reports Pretax Profit for Third Quarter Closed Financing Transactions with New Issuances of $150 Million RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:HOV), a leading national homebuilder, reported results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended July 31, 2016. RESULTS FOR THE THREE MONTH AND NINE MONTH PERIODS ENDED JULY 31, 2016: Total revenues were $716.9 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2016, an increase of 32.6% compared with $540.6 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015. For the nine months ended July 31, 2016, total revenues increased 33.8% to $1.95 billion

First Horizon National Corp. to participate in 2016 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on September 13

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — D. Bryan Jordan, CEO of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN), will present at the 2016 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 13, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be available to the public via live webcast with audio replays available until September 27.  A link to the webcast, both live and archived, will be available in the events and presentations section of http://ir.fhnc.com/. Any materials may contain forward-looking statements, including guidance, involving significant risks and uncertainties, which will be identified by words such as “believe,”

Duluth Holdings Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

BELLEVILLE, Wis., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duluth Holdings Inc. (dba, Duluth Trading Company) (“Duluth Trading” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:DLTH), a lifestyle brand of men’s and women’s casual wear, workwear and accessories, today announced its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2016.  Highlights for the Second Quarter Ended July 31, 2016 Net sales increased 27.4% to $65.8 million compared to $51.7 million in the prior-year second quarter Gross margin increased 20 basis points (bps) to 59.1% compared to 58.9% in the prior-year second quarter Net income was $3.6 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared

Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Announces Launch of Follow-on Public Offering

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IMH) (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten registered follow-on public offering of 2,500,000 shares of its common stock. In addition, the Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the follow-on public offering at the public offering price. JMP Securities LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission