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Suntron Corporation and Applied Materials Settle Litigation
PHOENIX, Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Suntron Corporation (Nasdaq:SUNN) and Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) announced today that a confidential settlement agreement has been reached that terminates litigation initially filed by Suntron in December 2004 and by Applied Materials in January 2005. Applied Materials, Suntron Corporation and Suntron GCO, L.P. have resolved their disputes and agreed to dismiss their respective lawsuits filed in Texas and California. Applied has agreed to pay Suntron a confidential sum and will acquire certain Suntron inventory. The parties mutually release one another of all claims.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark to Present At the Bank of America Energy Conference
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMRK) announced today that Bruce Streeter, GulfMark Offshore, Inc.'s President and Chief Operating Officer and David Rosenwasser, GulfMark Offshore, Inc.'s Director - Business Development, will present at the Bank of America Energy Conference in Key Biscayne, Florida on Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 10:10 a.m. Participants may listen to a webcast of the presentation by going to http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/energy06/id62104329.cfm
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold Appoints Robert Farinella General Manager of Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos (AMEX:UWN) announced today the appointment of Robert "Bob" Farinella as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Tioga and Vernon Downs in New York State. Mr. Farinella is replacing Eric Persson, who has resigned to return to his hometown of Las Vegas to pursue the purchase of a business enterprise. Mr. Persson will be working closely with Mr. Farinella during the transition phase.
AutoZone to Release First Quarter Earnings On December 5
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's leading auto parts retailer, will release results for its first quarter ended November 18, 2006, before market open on Tuesday, December 5, 2006. Additionally, the Company will host a one hour conference call on Tuesday, December 5, 2006, beginning at 10:00 a.m. (EST), to discuss the results of the quarter.
Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of Two Cents Per Share
ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFM), a producer and provider of personal non-standard automobile insurance, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of two cents per share, payable on December 29, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 15, 2006.