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Nord Resources Corporation
Nord Resources Corporation Announces Adjournment of Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc.'s Extraordinary General Meeting Until December 12, 2006 and Receipt of Additional Escrowed Funds From Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc.
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Ronald Hirsch, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nord Resources Corporation ("Nord") (Pink Sheets:NRDS) announced that Platinum Diversified Mining, Inc.'s ("Platinum") extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, relating to Platinum's proposed acquisition of Nord in the all-cash merger transaction (the "Merger") announced on October 23, 2006, was reconvened and held at 5:00 p.m. (United Kingdom time) on November 30, 2006. This followed the adjournment of the previous meeting, on November 27, 2006, due to lack of clarity over the delivery and completion of proxies. Platinum has publicly stated that, due to a continued lack of clarity over the delivery and completion of proxies, the meeting has been adjourned again with the consent of Platinum's shareholders until 10:00 a.m. (United Kingdom time) on December 12, 2006, to clarify the position on voting and the delivery of proxies to enable all shareholders to achieve their intended objectives.
Cardtronics to Present at The Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference
HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics, Inc. announced today that Jack Antonini, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Brewster, Chief Financial Officer will deliver a presentation at the Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, December 5, 2006. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:55 p.m. Eastern Time.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs to Present At the BMO Capital Markets Conference
WARRINGTON, Pa., Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) announced today that Thomas Miller, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Commercialization and Corporate Development of Discovery, will present an update on the Company's recent progress at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference to be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York. The conference will be simultaneously webcast over the Internet.
Talon Therapeutics, Inc.
Hana Biosciences to Present at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hana Biosciences (Nasdaq:HNAB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing cancer care, announced today that Mark Ahn, PhD, President & Chief Executive Officer, will present a company update at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at 11:00am EST at The Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York, NY.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz Nobel Izard, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Hansen Natural Corporation -- HANS
HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Schatz Nobel Izard, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Hansen Natural Corporation ("Hansen" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:HANS) between November 12, 2001 and November 9, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").
SmallCap Sentinel: In Search of the Better Stent
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "The drug eluting stent has become a battlefield of sorts in the medical technology marketplace," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Companies are looking to enhance the efficacy of drug eluting stents and some recent results are compelling."
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
South Dakota Communities Receive Housing Grants From Federal Home Loan Bank
DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 1, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB) awarded more than $8 million in housing grants this year, making the holidays brighter for more families throughout its five-state district. FHLB members could reserve funds through several Bank programs to provide down payment, closing cost or rehabilitation assistance to eligible, low-income homebuyers in their communities. Funds, which do not have to be paid back by the homebuyer, were available to assist both rural and urban homebuyers in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota.