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Chino Commercial Bank
Chino Commercial Bank, N.A. Continues Record Earnings
CHINO, Calif., April 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Chino Commercial Bank, N.A. (OTCBB:CKNA) announced the results of operations for the first quarter of 2003 with net income for the quarter of $116,097 or $0.21 per share, a 905% increase over net income of $12,830 or $.02 per share for the same quarter last year. First quarter earnings were also up 24% as compared with the fourth quarter earnings for 2002, which were $93,332 or $.17 per share. Dann H. Bowman, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, "We are very pleased with the growth of the Bank and the number of new customers who have joined us. This growth has allowed the Bank to increase earnings relatively quickly, and enhance shareholder value."
Church's Chicken(tm) Offers Free JCPenney Portraits Certificate
ATLANTA, April 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Church's Chicken(tm), a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCEE), today announced it will be offering a certificate for a free sitting and an 8x10 portrait at any JCPenney Portraits studio when customers purchase any family meal. This promotion will be available for a limited time only -- April 28 to May 25, 2003 at participating Church's Chicken restaurants throughout the United States.
Robert C. Susser, P.C.
Robert C. Susser, P.C. Files Lawsuit Seeking to Recover Losses for Investors Who Purchased NorthWestern Corporation -- NOR
NEW YORK, April 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Robert C. Susser, P.C. has commenced a lawsuit seeking class action status in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, Southern Division, case # 4:03cv4049, on behalf of a proposed class (the "Class") consisting of all persons who purchased securities of NorthWestern Corporation ("NorthWestern") (NYSE:NOR) between August 2, 2000 and December 13, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period").