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Escape of the Unicorn: New Book of a Medieval Play and Modern Poems
GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- A troubadour waits out his death sentence locked up in a tower room of a castle. He has the misfortune of living in the fourteenth century and in the year of the last crusade. Eight centuries hence, how do his lyrical works run parallel with those of a modern poet? Or have the times altered any semblance? James Sunwall's new book Escape of the Unicorn is a delightful work that combines one play set in the medieval era and a selection of his modern poems. Sunwall's verses have been one of the stronger contenders in the poetry contest of the Writer's Digest magazine.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson to Appeal Chicken Advertising Injunction
SPRINGDALE, Ark., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) pledges to continue providing consumers with chicken raised without antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans, despite a legal challenge by two competitors.
Bucyrus International, Inc.
Bucyrus and Huainan Mining Industry (Group) Co. Ltd. Enter Into a Preliminary JV Agreement
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY) today entered into a preliminary framework agreement with Huainan Mining Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. to establish the basis for the potential creation of a joint venture in the Huainan mining area of the Anhui Province in the People's Republic of China.
Furniture Brands International
Proxy Governance, Inc. Supports Furniture Brands' Full Slate
ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Furniture Brands International (NYSE:FBN) announced today that PROXY Governance, Inc., a leading proxy advisory firm, is supporting the company's full proxy slate for its annual meeting of stockholders on May 1, 2008. PROXY Governance also recommends that stockholders take no action with regard to the minority slate of directors proposed by SCSF Equities LLC ("Sun Capital").
First Clover Leaf Financial Corporation
First Clover Leaf Financial Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Clover Leaf Financial Corp. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FCLF) announced the approval by its Board of Directors of a cash dividend on its outstanding common stock of $0.06 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2008. The dividend will be payable to stockholders of record as of May 16, 2008 and is expected to be paid on May 23, 2008. The Company has 8,176,731 shares of common stock outstanding.
Port of Houston Authority
Photo Release -- City of Seabrook and Port of Houston Authority Celebrate Earth Day Park Dedication
SEABROOK, Texas, April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Today on Earth Day, the Port of Houston Authority transferred to the City of Seabrook the new 41-acre Seabrook Wildlife Park, taking the last step of their historic November 2007 agreement. Seabrook Mayor Robin Riley and Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds presided over the Earth Day park dedication ceremony, with U.S. Congressman Nick Lampson also addressing the crowd.
Ambassadors Group, Inc
Ambassadors Group Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2008
SPOKANE, Wash., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ambassadors Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPAX), ("Company") a leading provider of educational travel experiences, announced today a $0.29 loss per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, compared to a $0.25 loss per share for the first quarter of 2007.
Verso Technologies, Inc.
Verso Discloses Opinion of Independent Accountants
ATLANTA, April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Verso Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSO) today reported that the company's independent registered public accounting firm included an explanatory paragraph in its opinion on the company's financial statements included in the recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, relating to the company's ability to continue as a going concern.
LGL Group, Inc.
The LGL Group, Inc. Responds to a Letter of Non-Compliance From the American Stock Exchange
ORLANDO, Fla., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The LGL Group, Inc. (AMEX:LGL) (the "Company") today announced that on April 17, 2008 it received a letter (the "Letter") from the American Stock Exchange ("AMEX") notifying the Company that it had failed to file its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 (the "Annual Report"), in a timely manner and that in order to maintain its AMEX listing, the Company must submit a Plan to AMEX by May 1, 2008 advising AMEX of actions it has taken or will take to file its Annual Report.