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Noble Financial January 22-23 Equity Conference Attracts More Than 100 Public Companies

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/13 -- More than 100 companies will be presenting at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference including the following:

AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: ADK) is a recognized innovator in senior living and health care facility management. AdCare operates 51 facilities in the South Eastern United States, located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Oklahoma, with nearly 5,000 beds/units in service. Its mission has been to provide the highest quality of healthcare services to the elderly, including a broad range of skilled nursing and sub-acute care services. http://www.adcarehealth.com

Amtech Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), manufactures silicon wafer handling automation, thermal processing, PSG and PECVD equipment and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells and semiconductor devices. Amtech is a leading supplier of horizontal diffusion furnace systems, related automation and polishing supplies that enable key steps of the front end manufacturing process for both solar cells and semiconductor chips. Amtech's products are recognized under the leading brand names Tempress Systems™, Bruce Technologies™, P.R. Hoffman™ and R2D automation™. http://www.amtechsystems.com

Arabian American Development Company (NYSE: ARSD) owns and operates a petrochemical facility located in southeast Texas, just north of Beaumont which specializes in high purity petrochemical solvents and other solvent type manufacturing. The Company is also the original developer and a 37% owner of Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Co., a Saudi Arabian joint stock company. http://www.arabianamericandev.com

Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, today announced that its Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Tom Paup, will be presenting at the "NINE"; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, on Wednesday January 23rd 2013 Eastern Time.

At the time of the presentation, a live audio and high-definition video webcast of Arotech's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available through the Noble Financial websites:
www.noblefcm.com, or www.nobleresearch.com/NINE/home.htm.

Arotech operates through two major business divisions: Training and Simulation, and Battery and Power Systems. Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan and Israel.http://www.arotechusa.com

AtheroNova Inc. (OTCQB: AHRO) is a biotechnology company focused on discovery and development of novel compounds to potentially reduce atherosclerotic plaque and to safely improve lipid profiles in humans. In addition to its lead compound AHRO-001, AtheroNova is developing multiple applications for its patented and patents-pending therapies for cardiovascular disease, stroke, PAD, dementia and ED, all of which have been linked to atherosclerosis and account for an annual US market of more than $41 billion.
http://www.atheronova.com

CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) provides professional business services that help clients better manage their finances and employees. CBIZ provides accounting, tax, internal audit, merger and acquisition advisory, valuation services, employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan consulting, payroll, HR consulting, executive recruitment and medical practice management. CBIZ is one of the largest accounting, valuation, and medical practice management companies in the United States, and provides services through more than 130 offices in 37 states.
http://www.cbiz.com

Chyron Corp. (NASDAQ: CHYR), an Emmy® Award-winning company whose products have defined the world of digital and broadcast graphics, offers graphics solutions including the Axis World Graphics online content creation software and order management system, on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding, graphics asset management, graphics over IP, and second screen solutions. More information about Chyron products and services is available at: http://www.chyron.com

Computer Task Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTGX) provides IT solutions that address the business needs of companies in several higher-growth industries including healthcare, energy and technology services. As a leading health IT provider, CTG offers health providers and payers a full range of consulting services and proprietary software solutions that support better, lower cost healthcare. CTG also provides managed services IT staffing to major technology companies and large corporations. For more information visit http://www.ctg.com

Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global leader in video, media data intelligence and real-time Linux® solutions. Concurrent provides customers with transformative solutions to fuel their business beyond what was thought possible. Concurrent's unified video delivery and media data intelligence solutions support every screen simultaneously, making it easier for cable MSOs, fixed-line telecommunications providers, mobile operators, online media companies and satellite TV broadcasters to deliver revenue generating video services to consumers on any device, over any network. The world's leading telecommunication and online media companies have selected Concurrent to provide the solutions and services required to support their next-generation multi-screen video initiatives. Concurrent's Emmy award-winning video solutions are based upon a rich heritage of high-performance real-time technology. Our real-time Linux solutions are used to support applications in the defense, aerospace, automotive and financial industries. Concurrent has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. http://www.ccur.com

Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNDO) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on novel immunotherapy biologic agents for autoimmune diseases and cancer. Coronado's two principal pharmaceutical product candidates are initially targeted for clinical development for inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and acute myeloid leukemia. http://www.coronadobiosciences.com

Cytomedix, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMXI) is an autologous regenerative therapies company commercializing innovative platelet technologies for orthopedics and wound care with a pipeline of adult stem cell therapies. The Company markets the AutoloGel™ System, for the production of autologous platelet rich plasma ("PRP") gel for use in wound care and the Angel® cPRP System, used for the separation of blood and bone marrow into red cells, platelet poor plasma ("PPP") and PRP in surgical settings.
http://www.cytomedix.com

DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA) DARA is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology treatment and supportive care products. DARA is led by a team of highly experienced and diverse healthcare professionals with extensive expertise in clinical development, sales and marketing, strategic planning, and technical operations. As innovative as the therapies they develop, DARA is committed to improving patients' quality of life.
http://www.DaraBio.com

Direct Insite Corp. (OTCBB: DIRI) delivers cloud-based e-invoicing solutions that automate AP, AR and payments processes to provide significant benefits across the financial supply chain for Global 3000 organizations. Today, over 300,000 suppliers and customers use our global e-invoicing network across 100 countries (representing over 35 currencies and 17 languages). Direct Insite's Invoices On-Line (IOL) automates processes such as: electronic invoice distribution, purchase order distribution, invoice processing, dispute management, payment processing, and reporting.
http://www.directinsite.com

Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: HILL) delivers innovative technology and global support, and empowers the OEM and channels community to bring unique storage solutions to market. Dot Hill's RAID technology is the foundation for best-in-class storage solutions. The Company's products are in use today by the world's leading service and equipment providers, advanced technology and telecommunications companies, as well as government agencies and small and medium enterprise customers. http://www.dothill.com

Ducommun, Inc. (NYSE: DCO) Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market, medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary business units - Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at http://www.ducommun.com

Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO) Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) provides measurable performance improvements for government customers through the delivery of innovative management consulting, engineering, science and technology solutions. DRC offers the capabilities of a large company and the responsiveness of a small company, backed by a history of excellence and customer satisfaction. Founded in 1955, DRC is a publicly held corporation (NASDAQ: DRCO) and maintains more than 25 offices nationwide with major offices in Andover, Massachusetts and the Washington, D.C. region. For more information please visit our website at http://www.drc.com

Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis operates the 9th largest publicly traded radio portfolio in the United States based on total listeners. Emmis operates 19 FM and three AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. http://www.emmis.com

Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) is a pure-play government services contractor providing highly-skilled personnel wherever, whenever they are needed, in a cost effective manner. Headquartered in Chantilly, Va., Engility is a leading provider of systems engineering services, training, program management, and operational support for the U.S. government with approximately 7,800 employees worldwide and estimated sales of $1.6 billion for 2012. To learn more about Engility, please visit http://www.engilitycorp.com

Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM) is one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of over 100 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City. Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio's most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. http://www.entercom.com

FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: FPMI) develops breakthrough molecular imaging agents for positron emission tomography (PET) and has several significant opportunities in the cardiology market, the largest segment of the nuclear medicine market; affecting millions of patients worldwide. Phase II data for the company's two lead compounds are expected in 2013.

These precision diagnostics will help the medical community diagnose disease more accurately at the earliest stages, leading to more effective treatment, and better patient outcomes.
http://www.fluoropharma.com

Fusion (OTCQB: FSNN) is a leading provider of cloud communications, cloud computing and managed cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, and carriers worldwide. Fusion's advanced, high availability service platform enables the integration of products and services in the cloud, including hosted voice, data, Unified Communications, managed network services and Infrastructure-as-a Service. Fusion's advanced cloud-based solutions lower our customers' cost of ownership, and deliver new levels of flexibility, scalability and speed of deployment. http://www.fusiontel.com

Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: GTHP) is developing a rapid and painless testing platform based on patented biophotonic technology that utilizes light for the early detection of disease at the cellular level. The Company's first product is the LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan, a non-invasive device used to detect cervical disease instantly and at the point of care. In a clinical trial, the technology was able to detect cervical cancer up to two years earlier than conventional modalities.http://www.guidedinc.com

Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides multichannel direct and digital marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to a wide range of local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing designs, implements and executes multichannel marketing programs on behalf of its clients using direct and digital communications. Harte-Hanks Shoppers brings buyers and sellers together at a local level through its targeted weekly print publications and digital advertising.
http://www.harte-hanks.com

IC Potash Corp. (TSX: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) intends to become a primary producer of Sulphate of Potash ("SOP") and Sulphate of Potash Magnesia ("SOPM") by mining its 100% owned potash Ochoa property in southeast New Mexico. The property consists of over 100,000 acres of federal subsurface potassium prospecting permits and State of New Mexico potassium mining leases. http://www.icpotash.com

Keynote Systems (NASDAQ: KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring., Keynote maintains the world's largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites comprised of over 7,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the online and mobile experience. Known as 'The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority™, Keynote serves over 4,000 customers. http://www.keynote.com/

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMEX) Odyssey Marine Exploration is engaged in deep-ocean exploration using innovative methods and technology. Odyssey conducts search and archaeological operations on shipwrecks around the world. The Company also has a minority ownership stake in Neptune Minerals, whose focus is on discovering and commercializing high-value underwater mineral deposits and in Chatham Rock Phosphate, a company focused on discovering and commercializing seabed deposits of rock phosphate and other minerals. Odyssey provides contracting services to governments and global companies.http://www.shipwreck.net

OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCQB: ONCS) is a biopharmaceutical company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy and NeoPulse therapy to treat solid tumor cancers.

ImmunoPulse and NeoPulse therapies address an unmet medical need and represent a potential solution, for less invasive and less expensive therapies that are able to minimize detrimental effects resulting from currently available cancer treatments such as surgery, systemic chemotherapy or immunotherapy and other treatment alternatives.

OncoSec's core technology is based upon its proprietary use of an electroporation platform to dramatically enhance the delivery and uptake of a locally delivered DNA-based immunocytokine (ImmunoPulse) or chemotherapeutic agent (NeoPulse). Treatment of various solid cancers using these powerful and targeted anti-cancer agents has demonstrated selective destruction of cancerous cells while sparing healthy normal tissues during early and late stage clinical trials.

OncoSec's clinical programs include three Phase II clinical trials for ImmunoPulse targeting lethal skin cancers. More information is available at http://www.oncosec.com

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) Perceptron's high tech products provide laser and software based solutions for manufacturing process control as well as non-contact measurement, scanning, and inspection applications. Perceptron's metrology solutions to help companies manage their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce overall manufacturing costs. The Company also offers Value Added Support Services. Perceptron has operations in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, China and India. For more information, please visit http://www.perceptron.com

PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats. PharmAthene's lead product programs include:

  • SparVax™ - next generation anthrax vaccine
  • Recombinant BChE- novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents
  • Valortim® - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection

http://www.pharmathene.com

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications. These can be deployed on-premise or on any cloud, on any platform and on any device with minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Progress technologies are used by nearly 140,000 organizations in more than 180 countries, including 88% of the Fortune 100. Progress Software can be reached at
http://www.progress.com

Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC) The Providence Service Corporation provides home and community based social services and non-emergency transportation services management to government sponsored clients under programs such as welfare, juvenile justice, Medicaid and corrections. Providence is unique in that it provides its social services primarily in the client's own home or in community based settings versus treatment facilities or hospitals and provides its NET management services through local transportation providers rather than owning its own fleet of vehicles. http://www.provcorp.com

RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE: RWC) An American Manufacturer for 60+ years, RELM produces high-specification two-way communications equipment for use by public safety and government agencies. Advances include a broad new line of digital two-way radios compliant with APCO Project 25 specifications. RELM's products are provided under the BK Radio and RELM brand names. Headquarters is located in West Melbourne, Florida. The Company's common stock trades on the NYSE MKT market under the symbol "RWC".
RELM's website address is http://www.relm.com

Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using proprietary intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, Rentrak provides the stable and robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising professionals have come to rely on to better deliver their business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms including box office, multiscreen television and home video. http://www.rentrak.com

SNAP Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB: STVI) develops, owns and operates social discovery applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP's flagship brand, AreYouInterested.com®, is one of the largest social discovery applications on the internet, based on monthly active users ("MAUs") of the AreYouInterested.com application on the Facebook Platform, and it offers a completely integrated Facebook, iPhone, Android and Web application. For more information, please visit http://www.snap-interactive.com

Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA), now in its 113th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, and field service. The primary markets served are in the Medical Device, Defense & Security Systems, and Electronic Manufacturing Services industries. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has four manufacturing locations worldwide. The Company's Web site may be accessed at http://www.sparton.com

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a leading media enterprise that embraces its rich history in delivering high-quality journalism through television stations and newspapers, while expanding its digital strategies for multiple platforms. The company provides community-changing breaking news, story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach at 19 television stations in major markets such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa, and 13 newspaper markets, including Memphis, Knoxville, Naples, Fla., and Corpus Christi, Texas. http://www.scripps.com

TissueTech, Inc., is a recognized leader in scientific research of regenerative medicine therapies using amniotic membrane tissue. The Company has received 16 scientific research grants and has over 14 issued patents and 25 additional pending applications. The Company's products are commercialized through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Bio-Tissue is the industry leader in the use of amniotic membrane tissue for ocular surface repair. Amniox Medical addresses opportunities in the orthopedic and wound care markets.http://www.biotissue.com and www.amnioxmedical.com

Trio Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: TRIO)/SAExploration. Trio is a blank-check company formed to effect a merger with a business. In December 2012, Trio entered into a merger agreement with SAExploration, a privately-held seismic data acquisition company. SAExploration provides a full range of 2D, 3D and 4D seismic data services to its multinational client base in North America, South America and Southeast Asia. The merger agreement is subject to certain closing conditions, including, among others, approval of Trio's stockholders.

University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) is a multi-specialty health care provider that delivers concierge physician and patient-oriented services that are uniquely competitive, efficient, and adaptive in today's environment. UGHS operates two hospitals located in Houston and Dallas, Texas along with ancillary hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) that include ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, sleep, and hyperbaric wound care. UGHS owns and manages senior living facilities and provides revenue cycle and luxury facilities management services. http://www.universitygeneralhospital.com

WidePoint Corporation (NYSE MKT: WYY) WidePoint is a leading provider of enterprise wide cloud-based, telecommunications management and trusted identity management solutions. WidePoint has several wholly owned subsidiaries holding major government and commercial contracts that provide advanced information technology products and services. WidePoint enables Enterprises and Agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. For more information, visit http://www.widepoint.com

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