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Dow Jones & Company
Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition Profiles Private Struggles of Elizabeth Edwards
NEW YORK, July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- This week's Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition centerpiece will focus on the private struggles of Elizabeth Edwards as she continues campaigning for her husband's presidential bid while battling incurable cancer. Journal senior special writer Monica Langley spent time with the Edwards family to see how they are coping with the campaign and Mrs. Edwards' cancer in their day to day lives.
Pan American Silver Corp.
Pan American Silver Files Technical Report for San Vicente Mine Expansion Project
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pan American Silver Corp. ("Pan American")(Nasdaq:PAAS), (TSX:PAA) has today filed with the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities on SEDAR a Technical Report dated effective June 6, 2007 (the "Technical Report") for a project to expand production capacity at its San Vicente silver-zinc mine located in the Department of Potosi, Bolivia (the "Project"). The Technical Report is available for viewing under the Company profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.panamericansilver.com.
Radyne Corporation Conference Call and Webcast July 30, 2007
PHOENIX, July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Radyne Corporation (Nasdaq:RADN), today announced that it would be holding a conference call on Monday, July 30, 2007 at 4:30 PM Eastern time to discuss its second quarter 2007 financial results and operating highlights. The Company will release earnings at the close of market on the same day.
Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Transmeridian Exploration Announces Successful Re-Entry and New Gas / Condensate Find in Gasha Field
HOUSTON, July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Transmeridian Exploration Incorporated (AMEX:TMY) today announced that the first re-entry workover in the Gasha Field in Dagestan, Russia was successful in opening a previously untested interval in the Upper Foraminiferal zone of well 28 at a depth of about 2,000 meters. The initial well tests reported flow rates of 450 barrels per day of condensate and 5.7 million cubic feet per day of sweet gas. The testing has been constrained by the high surface flowing pressures of about 4,400 psi.
An Educational Field Trip -- Tucson Author Whisks Readers Through Time in Lesson-Filled Children's Book
TUCSON, Ariz., July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Young readers looking for a unique book combining the elements of whimsical fantasy, historical fiction, and lesson-filled entertainment just might find what they are looking for a in a newly released juvenile fiction slated to hit the bookstores this week. In Freddy and His Magic Bath Mat (Paperback, $10.00, Xlibris Publishing), author A.V. Scrivner presents an unforgettable tale about love, family, and life, told through the story of a young boy with a very special bath mat.
MFB Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend Declaration
MISHAWAKA, Ind., July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MFB Corp. (Nasdaq:MFBC) (the "Corporation"), parent company of MFB Financial (the "Bank"), announced today that the Corporation has declared a cash dividend of $0.165 per share of common stock for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. The dividend is payable on August 14, 2007 to holders of record on July 31, 2007. Charles J. Viater, President and CEO stated, "This dividend represents a 22.2% increase over the dividend declared for the quarter ended June 30, 2006. This increase provides further evidence of the Corporation's commitment to core earnings growth and shareholder value." MFB Corp. expects to release its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 as soon as its quarterly review is completed by its independent accounting firm.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Appoints Mortimer Berkowitz III Chairman of the Board of Directors
CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), a leading medical device company focused on the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, announced today that Mortimer Berkowitz III was appointed to serve as Alphatec's Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Berkowitz has served as a member of Alphatec's Board of Directors since July 2005. John H. Foster, the previous Chairman of the Board of Directors, will remain a member of Alphatec's Board of Directors.
Cardtronics Completes Acquisition of 7-Eleven, Inc. ATM Business
HOUSTON, July 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics, Inc. announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the ATM business of 7-Eleven, Inc. ("7-Eleven") for $135 million, plus an adjustment for working capital. The acquisition included approximately 5,500 ATMs located in 7-Eleven(r) stores throughout the United States, of which approximately 2,000 are advanced-functionality financial self-service kiosks, branded as "Vcom(r)" terminals, that are capable of providing more sophisticated financial services, such as check-cashing, money-transfer, and bill payment services. The completion of this acquisition increases the number of ATMs that Cardtronics owns and/or operates from approximately 25,000 ATMs to approximately 31,000 ATMs, including Cardtronics' United Kingdom and Mexico operations.