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Great Florida Bank
Great Florida Bank Joins NASDAQ
MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Great Florida Bank (Nasdaq:GFLB), a Florida-based full-service commercial bank, announced that it will begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market(r) on Wednesday, December 5th under the symbol GFLB. Great Florida Bank previously traded on the OTC Bulletin Board(r) using the symbol GFLBA.
1st Woman President: Subject of Powerful New Novel
NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Fiction is catching up with reality! The November 8th 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 touch of beauty, major wealth to back her race and a very realistic "Women's Power" plank in her magnetic political platform.
HealthSport, Inc. Announces Corr Williams Distribution Company to Market Fix Hangover Strips
AMHERST, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- HealthSport, Inc.(OTCBB:HSPO), a fully integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of branded nutritional supplements in a one-of-a-kind edible film strip delivery system, announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cooley Nutraceuticals, Inc., has reached an agreement with Corr Williams Company to become an authorized distributor of Fix(tm) Hangover Strips (http://www.fixstrips.com) and placed its initial purchase order with the company. Corr Williams operates distribution facilities in Mississippi and Florida.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Completes Purchase of Coram, Inc.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. ("Apria Healthcare" or "Apria") (NYSE:AHG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Coram, Inc. ("Coram") for a cash purchase price of $350 million. Coram provides a comprehensive range of home infusion therapies and specialty pharmaceuticals to 65,000 patients through a network of more than 70 home infusion branches across the country, 50 company-owned and operated ambulatory infusion suites and 2,100 employees.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
BBSI Announces Acquisition of Phillips Temps, Inc.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Barrett Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:BBSI) today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Phillips Temps, Inc. headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The transaction was previously announced on November 6, 2007, subject to completion of due diligence.
Infinera DTN Completes OSMINE Services Process
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Infinera DTN has completed the Telcordia Technologies' Operations Systems Modifications for the Integration of Network Elements (OSMINE) Services process for Telcordia TIRKS(r) and Telcordia NMA(r) Operation Systems within service provider infrastructures that employ these operations systems.
State Bank Corp.
Mohave State Bank Announces New Senior Commercial Banker
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Directors of Mohave State Bank are pleased to announce that William (Bill) A. Matunas has joined Mohave State Bank, Kingman, AZ. as Senior Commercial Banker. Mr. Matunas will be working at the new Hualapai Mountain Road Branch located in Kingman, AZ.
SunOpta Announces Secondary Share Offering
TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. (SunOpta) (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) announced today a public offering by Stephen R. Bronfman, SRB Belvedere Trust and The Charles R. Bronfman Trust (collectively, the "Selling Shareholders") of all of their 5,080,532 common shares of SunOpta. The Company confirmed that it will not receive any proceeds from the offering and that it has entered into an underwriting agreement at the request of the Selling Shareholders. The sole underwriter for this offering is BMO Capital Markets Corp.