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First Business Financial Services, Inc.
First Business Financial Services Announces Management Succession Plan
MADISON, Wis., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of First Business Financial Services, Inc. today announced the retirement of Charles Thompson as Chairman of the Board effective July 17, 2006. Jerry Smith has been named the new Chairman and intends to retire as Chief Executive Officer effective no later than January 2, 2007. Corey Chambas will succeed Smith as CEO. Smith was a founder of the company in 1990 and has served as its CEO since inception. Chambas joined the company in 1993 and currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Yelling: When to Draw the Line -- Children's Book Addresses Parent-Child Communication Issues
HARRISVILLE, Pa., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, parenting is becoming more difficult and parenting skills are even more crucial than ever. Despite their best intentions to discipline the child, parents often do not understand the psychological implications of their words. Annie Mouse Meets Her Guardian Angel, the new children's book from Anne M. Slanina, Ph.D., addresses parental communication issues and introduces children to their guardian angels.
Xlibris Releases Volume 2 of Author's Fictional World War II Book Series
WARSAW, Ind., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- War is often perceived as a destructive conflict that involves weaponry and destruction between countries or large-scale armies. For author Buck Young however, war is another form of propaganda and he views World War II as a religious conflict between the Jews and German Christians led by Adolf Hitler who believed that he was leading a holy crusade. Furthermore, war is defined as another form of power struggle and grabbing. These are the themes that readers will discover in the new book Adolf Hitler Jr: Volume 2, released by Xlibris
Peterson & Associates
Kansas City Based Law Firm, Peterson & Associates, P.C., Files Suit against a Division of Johnson & Johnson on Behalf of a 46-Year-Old Woman Who Suffered a Stroke after Using Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch -- JNJ
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kansas City based law firm, Peterson & Associates, P.C. (www.petersonlawfirm.com), announced that is has filed suit against Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), on behalf of a 46-year-old woman and her husband. The woman suffered a stroke while using the Ortho Evra(r) Birth Control Patch for only three months. The suit was filed in The Superior Court of New Jersey near Johnson and Johnson's world headquarters. For more information on Ortho Evra(r), please visit www.petersonlawfirm.com.
J.G. Wentworth Annuity Purchase Program Reaches Industry Milestone
BRYN MAWR, Pa., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- J.G. Wentworth, a specialty finance company, today announced the partnership with its 100th Independent Marketing Organization (IMO). As a result of a long-term effort, J.G. Wentworth has developed strategic partnerships with 100 IMOs in order to educate consumers, financial advisors, brokers and agents on the secondary market for annuities. J.G. Wentworth is establishing distribution channels through IMOs in order to provide product information for investment professionals who advise clients on annuities.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Expanded Class Period in Class Action Lawsuit Against XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. -- XMSR
HARTFORD, Conn., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, 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 District of Columbia on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. ("XM" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:XMSR) between the expanded period July 28, 2005 and May 24, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").