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Nord Resources Corporation
Nord Resources Corporation Announces Termination of Merger Agreement
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Ronald Hirsch, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nord Resources Corporation ("Nord") (Pink Sheets:NRDS) announced today that Nord has delivered a Notice of Termination to Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc. ("Platinum") respecting the proposed acquisition of Nord by Platinum in the all-cash merger transaction (the "Merger").
Broadband Technology Innovations, LLC Issues Statement
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Broadband Technology Innovations, LLC (BBTI) today expressed its disappointment with the adverse jury verdict in the Inline Connection Corporation (Inline) patent litigation case against Earthlink (Nasdaq:ELNK). BBTI has an exclusive license to the Inline patents that are the subject of the litigation.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. Declares $0.025 Per Share Dividend
CONWAY, Ark., Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:HOMB) Board of Directors declared a regular $0.025 per share quarterly cash dividend payable March 26, 2007, to shareholders of record March 5, 2007. This dividend represents a $0.005 per share, or 25% increase over the dividend paid during the first quarter of the previous year.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc. Debuts 17 New Products at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2007 Annual Meeting
NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBi), a single-source provider of innovation, products, technology and education for the small bone & joint sector of the orthopedic industry, will debut 17 new small bone & joint products at this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2007 Annual Meeting, February 13-18, in San Diego, California. With an extensive and expanding U.S. and outside the U.S. product portfolio, (fully on display at Booth No. 2532 in the San Diego Convention Center, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14th through Friday, February 16th), SBi is committed to being the worldwide leader in the design, development, and marketing of arthroplasty, internal and external fixation systems, and tissue repair technology, in the form of implants and related medical devices.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc.
Small Bone Innovations, Inc. Announces Its New Lateral rHead for Treatment of Radial Head Fractures and Diseases in the Elbow
NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Small Bone Innovations, Inc. (SBi), a single-source provider of innovation, products, technology and education for the small bone and joint sector of the orthopedic industry, has announced the latest technology addition to its growing and impressive family of Elbow Management System products, its new Lateral rHead(tm) implant.
Sempra Energy Increases Dividend
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has approved an increase in its dividend payable on shares of its common stock to $1.24 on an annualized basis from $1.20. The first quarterly installment of the new dividend is payable April 15, 2007, to shareholders of record on March 22, 2007.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Expands Share Repurchase Program
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that its Board of Directors increased the number of shares authorized for the previously announced share repurchase program from 40 million shares to 55 million shares. Approximately 31.6 million shares have been repurchased through January 31, 2007, leaving 23.4 million shares to be repurchased from time to time in the open market or otherwise. The share repurchases will continue to be funded solely from available cash from operations.