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Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
GE Helps Make Us Prettier
WILTON, Conn., July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GE Advanced Materials, Silicones today announced the latest additions to its well-balanced portfolio of Silsoft materials for personal care products. Silsoft(tm) HC 400 conditioning agent helps improve the performance of hair conditioners and Silsoft ETS trisiloxane helps enable improved performance of skin care and color cosmetic products.
StockInterview: State Senator Says Canadian, Not U.S., Uranium to Supply New Mexico Enrichment Facility
SARASOTA, Fla., July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently issued its first license for a major commercial nuclear facility in thirty years. Urenco Ltd, a Netherlands-based energy firm, was awarded the draft license through its U.S.-incorporated consortium, Louisiana Energy Services. According to one state senator, the uranium they will be enriching won't be coming from U.S. mining operations. New Mexico State Senator Carroll H. Leavell told the Internet news website StockInterview.com, "The uranium ore will be coming out of Saskatchewan." He told StockInterview that Urenco Ltd informed him the uranium was coming from that western Canadian province.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold Announces Tioga Downs Opens Gaming Facility With Record Breaking Numbers
HOUSTON, July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) today announced that Tioga Downs opened the new 19,000 square foot gaming facility on July 4, 2006. Approximately 10,000 visitors enjoyed 750 video gaming machines achieving $343.00 win per unit. The facility's other entertainment offerings opened last month with a new 90,000 square foot grandstand, restaurants, lounges, arcades, entertainment, retail, live racing and simulcasting. The grand opening celebration of Tioga Downs gaming will be on July 10, 2006. Tioga Downs is located in the Southern Tier in Nichols, New York, near Binghamton.
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Promotes Healthy Workplace With Smoke-Free Policy
PITTSBURGH, July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (PinkSheets:UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce the implementation of a completely smoke-free environment for its headquarters, as well as all franchise locations across the United States. As the only publicly traded pizza company with a smoke-free policy, Unique Pizza and Subs is putting itself at the leading edge of a movement that has been growing throughout many states and places of business. The American Lung Association has challenged all states in America to be smoke-free by the year 2010, and Unique Pizza and Subs is fully in support of the initiative, and intends to move forward with its own policy immediately.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-ALCO Stores Reports June Sales Increase of 9.5 Percent
ABILENE, Kan., July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:DUCK) today announced that its sales from continuing operations for the five weeks ended July 2, 2006 (fiscal month of June) increased approximately 9.5% to $46.3 million compared with $42.3 million in the prior-year month, and same-store sales increased 6.2%.
O2Micro International Limited
O2Micro Schedules Second Quarter Release and Conference Call
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- O2Micro(R) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM) (SEHK:0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management and security components and systems for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial and Communications markets, will announce its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006 after the market closes on Wednesday, August 2, 2006.
Financial Technologies, Inc. Adds Dime Savings Bank to QuickPost Deposit and Payment Forwarding Service
ATLANTA, July 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Financial Technologies, Inc. (FTI) today announced it has reached an agreement with The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh to process paper deposits made by its customers using FTI's QuickPost(sm) deposit and payment forwarding service. The service allows customers of participating financial institutions to forward deposits or payments overnight through any of the more than 4,100 domestic locations of The UPS Store(R). The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.