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Saia to Present At Stephens Conference
DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Saia, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAIA), a multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation company, today announced that it will present at the upcoming Stephens Inc. Fall Investment Conference to be held in New York, NY. Rick O'Dell, Saia's President and CEO and Jim Darby, the company's CFO will make the presentation. The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 11:40 a.m. Eastern Time and will be webcast live via the internet at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/stph7/saia.
1st Woman President: Subject of Powerful New Novel
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Fiction is catching up with reality! The July 4th publication of 1ST WOMAN PRESIDENT presents the tale of a medical doctor-helicopter pilot in the Gulf War who is elected to Congress and years later suddenly catches "Presidential fever." She dislikes how the U.S. is run and decides to act on it personally. Unlike all the male candidates, she has a touch of beauty, major wealth to back her race, and a careful, realistic "Women's Power" plank in her political platform.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
FHLB Des Moines Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Dividend
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) today released unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007 and announced a quarterly dividend payable at an annualized rate of 4.50%. This is an increase of 0.25% from the prior quarterly dividend of 4.25%. The dividend, based on the average stock balance held during the third quarter, will be paid to shareholders on November 19, 2007.
Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces New Stock Repurchase Program
GULFPORT, Miss., Nov. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) today announced the completion of its 2000 Stock Repurchase Plan, previously approved by the board of directors to repurchase up to 10% of the company's outstanding common stock. The company has repurchased 541,285 shares during the fourth quarter this year and 1,527,204 shares year-to-date.