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Isbre Holding Corp.
Isbre Holding Corp. Announces Placement in Ukrop's Supermarkets
MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Isbre Holding Corp. (Pink Sheets:ISBH), importers of Isbre Norwegian Glacier Spring Water, today announced placement into the 29 stores owned and operated by the Ukrop's Supermarket chain headquartered in Richmond, VA. Ukrop's was founded in 1937 by Joe Ukrop and now operates 29 stores in Virginia. Through a combination of outstanding food merchandising and superior customer service, Ukrop's has become the leading state-wide food chain in Virginia.
QCR Holdings, Inc.
QCR Holdings, Inc. Announces Earnings for 2008
MOLINE, Ill., Jan. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QCR Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:QCRH) today announced earnings for the year ended December 31, 2008 of $6.7 million, and diluted earnings per share for common shareholders of $1.06, compared to earnings of $5.8 million or $1.02 in diluted earnings per share for 2007. These results reflect an increase in earnings of $932 thousand over 2007, or 16%, and an increase in diluted earnings per share of $0.04.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Celebrates 75 Years of Safeguarding Hollywood's Best-Kept Secrets
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In anticipation of the upcoming 81st Annual Academy Awards, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) today celebrates its 75th anniversary of counting the Oscars(r) ballots on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Since 1934 only 12 PwC representatives have led the balloting process, including current leaders, Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas, PwC partners based in Los Angeles. Oltmanns and Rosas will be the only two people in the world to know the identity of the Oscar winners before the live telecast on ABC at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) on Sunday, February 22, 2009.
StellarOne Corporation Announces 2008 Earnings of $9.4 Million or $.45 Per Diluted Common Share
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StellarOne Corporation (Nasdaq:STEL) (StellarOne) today reported a fourth quarter loss and earnings for the full year of 2008. For the fourth quarter, StellarOne incurred a net loss to common shareholders of $898 thousand or $.04 per diluted common share, compared to earnings of $4.1 million or $.38 per diluted share, earned during the fourth quarter of 2007.