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Who Said Real Life Was Anything Like 'The Gentleman's Game?' -- Author James Ross Weaves a Gripping and Intriguing Tale of One Man's Challenges
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- So, do you really know what goes on in your local pro shop? Sometimes, in business or in sports, no one really knows if a person is a friend or a foe. If it deals with money, fame, and power, it's possible that partnerships break, colleagues clash, and even friends become enemies. This is what J Dub Schroeder, head golf pro in a public golf course operation realizes as he learns of the bad side of life and the people responsible for it. Experience the ins and outs of a golf course operation as J Dub, the head golf pro, takes you on a fateful journey, in this suspenseful tale, Lifetime Loser, by author James Ross.
AutoZone Future Technician Scholarship Awarded to SkillsUSA National Automotive Champions
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), the nation's leading retailer and distributor of auto parts, today announced the second annual "AutoZone Future Technician Scholarship" winners. The $10,000 automotive industry-focused scholarship was divided among the gold, silver and bronze medal winners of the SkillsUSA National Championship, Automotive Service Technology competition recently held in Kansas City, MO.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Merger With Centennial Bancshares, Inc.
CONWAY, Ark., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to merge with Centennial Bancshares, Inc. and its subsidiary, Centennial Bank. Centennial Bank is located at Pavilion in the Park and Highway 10 in Little Rock. They also service south Arkansas with branches in Fordyce, Kingsland, New Edinburg and Rison. As of June 30, 2007, Centennial Bank reported total assets of $199 million, loans of $150 million and deposits of $167 million.
Q.E.P. Co., Inc.
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Receives Compliance Letter From The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Q.E.P. CO., Inc. (Nasdaq:QEPC) (the "Company") announced that it received a letter today from the staff of the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq stock market notifying the Company that it has cured its non-compliance with Nasdaq's Marketplace Rule 4350(d)(2) which requires a Company's Audit Committee to have at least three independent directors.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
The NASDAQ Stock Market Announces Open Short Interest Positions in NASDAQ Stocks for August 2007
NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- As of mid-August, short interest in 2,747 NASDAQ Global Market(sm) securities totaled 8,809,420,409 shares compared with 9,137,735,499 shares in 2,737 Global Market issues for the month of July. The August short interest represents 3.54 days average daily NASDAQ Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 4.54 days in July.
Red Branch Technologies, Inc.
Red Branch Technologies to Launch Online Business Travel Portal my/mTravel
RESTON, Va., Aug. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Red Branch Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RBTI), a comprehensive online travel company focused on addressing the unmet needs of the business traveler, reports the company is preparing for the launch of the online travel portal my/mTravel(r). Red Branch Technologies' my/mTravel managed travel solution solves the shortfalls of traditional business travel planning and booking methods. RBTI plans to provide this feature rich service offering at the same cost per transaction as the competition, setting a new benchmark in value for the business traveler.