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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals to Present At the Bank of America Health Care Conference
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:LXRX) announced today that a member of Lexicon senior management will present at the Bank of America Health Care Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nabi Biopharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:NABI) today announced its first quarter financial results for the three month period ended March 29, 2008. The Company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $6.7 million, or $0.13 per share, compared to a net loss of $13.9 million, or $0.23 per share, for the period ended March 31, 2007. Including results from discontinued operations, Nabi had a net loss of $6.2 million, or $0.12 per share, for the current period compared to a net loss of $11.0 million, or $0.18 per share in the first quarter of 2007.
Newtek Business Services Inc.
Newtek Business Services Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
NEW YORK, May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWT) (www.newtekbusinessservices.com), a provider of business services and financial products to the small- and medium-sized business market, reports today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008.
Welwind Energy International Corporation
Welwind Energy International Corp. Opens New Corporate Office in Yangxi, China
SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Welwind Energy International Corp. (OTCBB:WWEI) (the "Company"), announces that on April 20, 2008, an opening ceremony was held for the launch of the new Yangxi Windfarm Corporate Office. In attendance were staff and local officials. Despite torrential rain and hurricane-force winds, all welcomed the company's new presence in the Yangxi Area. "We are pleased with the official launch of our office in Yangxi and have received a warm welcome from the local business community. Our core group of staff at this location is working diligently towards the establishment of the community's first wind farm," says Tammy Lynn McNabb.
Houston Wire & Cable Company
Houston Wire & Cable Company Elects Michael T. Campbell to Board of Directors
HOUSTON, May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Wire & Cable Company (Nasdaq:HWCC), a leading distributor of specialty wire and cable throughout the United States, today announced the election of Michael T. Campbell to its Board of Directors. He replaces Robert L. Hogan, who retired from the Board at the Company's Annual Shareholder meeting.
BGS3 Offers Free Help for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- BGS3, home of Program 3648, has now blanketed the country with certified real-estate professionals who are trained and ready to help thousands of homeowners avoid foreclosure. Co-founder Jeremy Bowman states, "The roll out of Program 3648 has exceeded all our expectations." All services for distressed homeowners are free for the homeowner.
RGC Resources, Inc.
RGC Resources, Inc. Second Quarter Financial Results
ROANOKE, Va., May 8, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- RGC Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:RGCO) announced consolidated Company earnings of $2,418,609 or $1.10 per average share outstanding on continuing and total operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2008. This compares to consolidated earnings of $2,286,035 or $1.06 per average share outstanding on continuing operations and earnings of $2,592,704 or $1.20 per average share outstanding on total operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2007. Chairman, President and CEO John Williamson attributed the improvement in earnings on continuing operations to improvement in gross margins and lower operating expenses.