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Capitol Bancorp Limited
Capitol Bancorp Opens Eighth Bank in the State of California
LANSING, Mich. and PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Capitol Bancorp Limited (NYSE:CBC), a $4.7 billion national community bank development company, announced today the opening of its eighth individually chartered community bank in California, Bank of Feather River, located in northern California's Yuba City, in the Sacramento Valley.
HydroGen Corporation Names John Freeh Chief Executive Officer
CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HydroGen Corporation (Nasdaq:HYDG), a designer and manufacturer of multi-megawatt air-cooled phosphoric acid fuel cell (PAFC) systems, announced today the appointment of Mr. John J. Freeh, 55, as Chief Executive Officer replacing Dr. Leo Blomen, 52, who retains his position as Chairman and will continue to serve the Company as a consultant, focusing on plant engineering and support of the Company's technology roadmap.
School Specialty, Inc.
School Specialty Reports Record Fiscal 2008 Year-to-Date and Second Quarter Results
GREENVILLE, Wis., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading education company providing supplemental learning products to the preK-12 market, today reported record fiscal 2008 year-to-date and second quarter financial results. Revenues for the first six months of fiscal 2008 were a record $779.4 million, an increase of 4.2 percent over the same period of fiscal 2007. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations for the first six months of fiscal 2008 rose 25.2 percent to $3.63, compared with $2.90 for the same period of fiscal 2007.