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Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
Citizens Republic Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter Conference Call
FLINT, Mich., Jan. 3, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Citizens Republic Bancorp (Nasdaq:CRBC) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter earnings results on Thursday, January 17, 2008. In conjunction with the release, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on January 18, 2008 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time with William R. Hartman, president and chief executive officer, Charles D. Christy, chief financial officer, John D. Schwab, chief credit officer, and Martin E. Grunst, treasurer.
Visual Thinking Conference Supports Mobile Art Museum and Education Organization
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 3, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bringing together leaders in visual thinking for the first time in one location, the VizThink '08 Conference (http://www.vizthink.com) is an opportunity for executives to understand ways of incorporating visualization processes into business, learning and communications strategies to gain faster and more effective results. Hosted by Portland, Ore. based VizThink LLC the conference will include breakout sessions and forums facilitated by some of the most recognized names in the visual thinking space, including Bob Horn, inventor and founder of Information Mapping's methodology, David Sibbet, graphic facilitation founder and guru, renowned author and artist Scott McCloud and award winning designer Nancy Duarte of Duarte Design, most notably known for her work in Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth. The conference will be held at the Westin San Francisco Market Street hotel from January 27-29. Registration (http://www.vizthink.com/reg.html) is open now.
Stull, Stull & Brody
Stull, Stull & Brody Announces Investigation On Behalf of Participants and Beneficiaries of the National City Savings and Investment Plans
NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Stull, Stull & Brody today announced that it has commenced an investigation relating to the 401(k) defined contribution retirement plans of National City Corporation ("National City" or the "Company") (NYSE:NCC). Among other things, Stull, Stull & Brody is investigating whether fiduciaries of the National City 401(k) plans may have violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA") by failing to disclose the Company's true operating condition to participants and beneficiaries of the plans (including disclosures relating to National City's subprime operations and the reliability of the Company's reported financial information), by offering National City stock as an investment option under the plans when it was not prudent to do so, and/or by allowing an imprudent overconcentration of Company stock in at least one of the Company's 401(k) plans.