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Joy Global Inc.
Joy Global Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 Per Share
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq:JOYG), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.15 per share to be paid on December 19, 2007 to shareholders of record on December 5, 2007.
WSB Financial Group
WSB Financial Remains Well-Capitalized After Adding $7 to $9 Million to Reserves
BREMERTON, Wash., Nov. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WSB Financial Group (Nasdaq:WSFG), the parent company of Westsound Bank, today reported it expects to add between $7 million and $9 million pretax to its reserve for loan losses. The company has engaged an independent third party review of its loan portfolio, which is expected to be completed in mid- to late-December. WSB Financial also announced it will not file its financial results for the third quarter of 2007 until the independent review of its loan portfolio is completed.
Conferences Connect, LLC
Juli Collins Joins Conferences Connect, LLC as Chief Operating Officer
ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Conferences Connect, LLC, a conference firm specializing in the energy industry, has named Juli Collins Chief Operating Officer. Collins joins CEO Ashley Baptiste, a veteran conference producer in the utility market. "Juli's experience serving the utility industry from different angles in the Meter-to-Cash cycle provides a unique perspective. She helps knowledgeable people and great ideas connect," said Baptiste.
VuBotics Completes $1.44 Million Financing
ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- VuBotics, Inc. (OTCBB:VBTC), developer of VuIT(tm), the global leader in small screen reading technology, today announced that the company has completed a private placement for gross proceeds of $1.44 million to provide additional working capital and accelerate the company's licensing strategy.