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Utah Medical Products, Inc.
Utah Medical Products, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Utah Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:UTMD) announces that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of twenty-two and one-half cents ($.225) per share of common stock payable on January 3, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2007. This is a seven percent (7%) increase over the dividend declared in the same quarter of the prior year.
Cornell Companies, Inc.
Cornell Companies, Inc. Updates Earnings Guidance
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cornell Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CRN), today confirmed earnings guidance for the third quarter 2007 and provided guidance impact for the fourth quarter 2007 for two primary changes. The Company stated that, as previously announced, it still expects third quarter 2007 earnings to range from $0.14 to $0.17 per diluted share. For the fourth quarter, however, Cornell announced that it now anticipates a reduction from its previous estimate of $0.36-0.39 per diluted share resulting primarily from two factors; a slower ramp in the intake of new inmates at its Great Plains Correctional Facility ("Great Plains") in Hinton, Oklahoma and higher staffing costs at its Regional Correctional Center ("RCC") in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
CDMA Development Group
CDG Congratulates PCCW On Successful CDMA2000 Bid in Hong Kong
COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) today congratulated PCCW-HKT Telephone on its successful bid for a 15-year CDMA2000(r) license from the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA), Hong Kong's telecoms regulator. PCCW was the only applicant to have met all of the pre-qualification requirements.
Cornell Companies, Inc.
Cornell Companies to Release Third-Quarter 2007 Financial Results On Tuesday, November 6, 2007
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cornell Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CRN), a leading provider of privatized adult and juvenile correctional, treatment and educational services, announced today that it plans to release third-quarter 2007 financial results on Tuesday, November 6, before the New York Stock Exchange trading day begins. The Company will also host a conference call and audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. Central time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update.
NS8 Corp. Names Top Executive as CEO
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NS8 Corporation "NS8" (OTCBB:NSEO), a provider of Broadband entertainment systems, has announced today the appointment of Mr. James C. (Jim) Forbes as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the company. Mr. Forbes has more than 20 years of leadership experience at four publicly traded and highly competitive Internet and Telecommunications service providers in the U.S. and globally.
U.S. Health System is Unprepared for Large-Scale Disaster, Warns PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Those on the front line in a disaster -- hospitals, medical personnel, public health officials and local emergency workers -- will be unprepared to seamlessly handle a surge of patient casualties or to orchestrate a timely, cohesive recovery effort, concludes a report issued today by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute on the state of the nation's health system preparedness for disaster.