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The Waterfront - MDR, LLC
Organic Panificio to Open Restaurant in Marina Del Rey
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Edward Czuker, managing member of The Waterfront -- MDR, LLC, is pleased to announce an agreement with The Organic Panificio, LLC to operate a gourmet restaurant featuring authentic and organic Italian cuisine at the site of the former Harbor House restaurant and Edie's Diner on the water's edge in Marina del Rey.
Colorado Regulators Approve Black Hills Corporation's Purchase of Aquila's Colorado Properties
RAPID CITY, S.D. and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) and Aquila, Inc. (NYSE:ILA) today announced that the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, in a media release issued yesterday, indicated approval of the proposed acquisition by Black Hills of Aquila's natural gas and electric utility assets and related operations in the State of Colorado. The final order is expected before the end of the month.
Alico Reports First Quarter Earnings
LABELLE, Fla., Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alico, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALCO), a land management company, announced net earnings for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008 of $2.8 million, or $0.38 per share, compared with net earnings of $2.6 million, or $0.35 per share, during the three months ended December 31, 2006.
First Advantage Bancorp
First Advantage Bancorp Reports Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2007
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage Bancorp, (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FABK), the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), today announced its operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2007. The results reported for the fourth quarter of 2006 and year-end 2006 are the results of the Bank only, which completed its conversion to the stock form of organization on November 29, 2007. In connection with the conversion, the Company acquired all of the outstanding shares of the Bank's common stock and issued an aggregate of 5,264,683 shares of Company common stock to qualified Bank depositors and the Bank's Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("ESOP") at a price of $10.00 per share. The Company also lent approximately $4.2 million to the ESOP to enable the ESOP to purchase 421,274 shares in the offering. The Company retained approximately $25.6 million of the $51.2 million aggregate net offering proceeds and contributed the remainder of the net proceeds to the Bank.
Nalco Holding Company Declares Quarterly Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nalco Holding Company (NYSE:NLC), the leading global provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional applications, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of 3.5 cents per share, payable on April 2, to shareholders of record on March 19.
Joy Global Inc.
Joy Global Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq:JOYG) announced today that it will release first quarter earnings results prior to the opening of business on March 6, 2008. A conference call is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 6, 2008, to discuss the quarterly results. Michael W. Sutherlin, President and CEO of Joy Global Inc. and James H. Woodward, Jr., Executive Vice President and CFO, will host the call.