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AlderLaw Announces $15.7 Million Verdict for Injured Former LAPD Officer
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In the largest personal injury verdict ever in Chatsworth, a jury has unanimously awarded a retired LAPD police officer $15.7 million for injuries he suffered when he was struck by a dump truck operated under contract with the City of Los Angeles. The jury's decision last Thursday came after almost three weeks of trial testimony.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Announces Mid-month Open Short Interest Positions in NASDAQ Stocks as of Settlement Date December 14, 2007
NEW YORK, Dec. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- At the end of the settlement date of December 14, 2007, short interest in 2,702 NASDAQ Global Market(sm) securities totaled 8,091,708,341 shares compared with 8,154,966,590 shares in 2,703 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of November 30, 2007. The mid-December short interest represents 3.88 days average daily NASDAQ Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 4.07 days for the prior reporting period.
Kforce Professional Staffing Passes Historical Revenue Mark of $1 Billion
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Kforce Professional Staffing (Nasdaq:KFRC) (www.kforce.com), a professional staffing firm that provides flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the skill areas of technology, finance & accounting, health & life sciences and government solutions, has surpassed $1 billion in unaudited annual revenues for the first time in the Firm's history.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Dennis M. Oates Named President and CEO of Universal Stainless & Alloy Products
BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Dec. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) announced today that Dennis M. Oates has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 2, 2008. Mr. Oates will continue to serve on the Company's Board of Directors, which he joined in October 2007. Mr. Oates succeeds Clarence M. ("Mac") McAninch as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. McAninch, who founded the Company in 1994, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Oates assumes the post of President from Kenneth Matz, who has left the Company to pursue other opportunities.