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HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HCC Elects Chairman of the Board
HOUSTON, March 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today that J. Robert Dickerson has been elected as Chairman of its Board of Directors and Lead Independent Director. Mr. Dickerson, who is a retired tax attorney, is 65 years old and has served on the Board since 1981. Mr. Dickerson is currently Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.
Gentle Dental Evaluates VELscope for Use in Early Detection of Oral Cancer
VANCOUVER, Wash., March 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gentle Dental, a leading provider of comprehensive, convenient and high quality general dentistry, announced that it is evaluating the VELscope to aid in the early detection of oral cancer. The VELscope System is a simple, painless and non-invasive fluorescence technology used to detect oral cancer in its early stages. The VELscope is currently in use in only 70 dental practices on the West Coast, including 10 in the Portland area, according to manufacturer LED Medical Diagnostics Inc.
B2Digital Announces Engagement of Audiostocks.com to Assist in Communication of Current IPTV and Broadband Strategies
PHOENIX, March 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- B2 Digital, Inc. (OTCBB:BTOD), an innovator in the digital content delivery business, announced today the engagement of Audiostocks.com, an internet-based publishing platform designed to create, catalogue, distribute and make functional, fact based corporate business news and financial content.
Alta Mesa Holdings, LP
Meridian Resource Announces Share Repurchase Program
HOUSTON, March 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program. Under the program, the Company may repurchase in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions up to $5 million worth of Common Shares per year over the next three years. The timing, volume, and nature of share repurchases will be at the discretion of management, depending on market conditions, applicable securities laws, and other factors.