Saturday - January 19, 2019

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. and international businesses.

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The Rookie: Caught Stealing (2/5)
BURBANK, California, Jan. 18 -- ABC Television, a part of Disney, issued the following news release:

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"Caught Stealing" - The rookies become the prime suspects after it is

discovered a large sum of money used in a drug bust has gone missing on

"The Rookie," airing TUESDAY, FEB. 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"The Rookie" stars Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, Alyssa Diaz as Angela

Lopez, Richard T. Jones as Sergeant Wade Grey, Titus Makin as Jackson ... Show Full Article

Inova EServices Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition From BenchmarkPortal
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, Jan. 18 -- Inova Health System issued the following news release:

Inova eServices Center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal, a global leader in certification, training and benchmarking. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry and only about 15 percent of applicants pass the certification the first time they apply.

Inova's eServices Center opened in June of 2014. The team of six representatives handles a high volume of calls and emails daily, with 93 percent of calls ... Show Full Article

INVISTA's Victoria, Texas, Site Recognized for Environmental Excellence
WICHITA, Kansas, Jan. 18 -- Invista, a producer of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications, issued the following news release:

INVISTA has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification at its site in Victoria, Texas.

INVISTA Victoria was designated as Certified Gold, a three-year certifcation signifying leadership among the over 700 WHC Conservation Certification programs. Programs are given a Certified, Silver Certified or Gold Certified designation.

The Victoria ... Show Full Article

II-VI Incorporated Introduces 405 Nm Laser for Biomedical Instruments
SAXONBURG, Pennsylvania, Jan. 18 -- II-VI, a provider of micro-optics, issued the following news release:

II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leader in laser systems, today announced the extension of its compact, low noise QOMO laser series for analytical instruments in life sciences, including for flow cytometers, confocal microscopes and biomedical imaging applications.

II-VI's QOMO laser in now available at 405 nm, in addition to the existing laser wavelengths of 488, 638 and 660 nm. The extremely stable, low noise, optical output power of II-VI's QOMO laser enhances the measurement sensitivity ... Show Full Article

Disney Provides Financial Information on Its Direct-to-Consumer and International Business
BURBANK, California, Jan. 18 -- The Walt Disney Co. issued the following news release:

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- 8-K Report Includes Details of Disney's Significant Commitment and Investment in Technology and Original Content for its DTC Offerings

- Disney Investor Day on April 11 Will Offer Insight into Company's Direct-to-Consumer Business, Including a First Look at the Highly Anticipated Disney+ Streaming Service

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The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today provided detailed financial information regarding its recently formed Direct-to-Consumer and International business segment, offering additional insight ... Show Full Article

Central Maine Power Prepares for Weekend Storm
AUGUSTA, Maine, Jan. 18 -- Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Avangrid, issued the following news release:

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- Line crews moving into place for efficient restoration

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Central Maine Power Co. (CMP), a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc. (NYSE: AGR), is monitoring weather forecasts and preparing to respond to the winter storm expected to arrive in Maine late Saturday.

CMP has been coordinating preparedness efforts with the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and with county EMAs and local municipalities to understand restoration priorities and any safety concerns.

In addition to CMP ... Show Full Article

Assurant Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividends on Its Common and Preferred Stock
NEW YORK, Jan. 18 -- Assurant, a risk management solutions provider, issued the following news release:

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, announced that its Board of Directors declared dividends of its common and preferred stock as follows:

Common - a quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on March 18, 2019 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 25, 2019.

Preferred - a quarterly dividend of $1.6250 per share of 6.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock. The dividend will be payable ... Show Full Article