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Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
Keller Rohrback Announces Arizona Class Action Litigation Related to Cholesterol Reducing Drug VYTORIN
PHOENIX, Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Keller Rohrback, P.L.C. and Keller Rohrback L.L.P., with offices in Phoenix and Seattle respectively, (www.krclassaction.com) today announced that a class action Complaint has been filed in Arizona in Maricopa County Superior Court against the drug companies Merck & Co. Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation. The Complaint was filed on behalf of all Arizona residents who took VYTORIN, a cholesterol reducing drug.
Charles H. Johnson & Associates
Charles H. Johnson & Associates Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Against MBIA, Inc.
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Charles H. Johnson & Associates announces that a class action has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of MBIA, Inc. ("MBIA" or the "Company") (NYSE:MBI) publicly traded securities during the period January 30, 2007 through January 9, 2008 (the "Class Period").
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces 2007 Financial Results
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc., (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company (the "Company") for Guaranty Bank, today announces the following results for its year ended December 31, 2007:
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers $74 Million for Next Bayport Wharf
HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will consider advertising for the construction of an additional wharf at the Bayport Terminal complex, a contract estimated to value up to $74 million. Additionally, the Commission will consider $9 million for the purchase of unleaded gasoline and Texas low-emission diesel fuel (TXLED), and H. Thomas Kornegay, PHA executive director, will give PHA's year-end review, highlighting another record-breaking year, on Tuesday, January 22, beginning at 9 a.m. in the board room of the PHA Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. Adopts Stock Repurchase Program
CONWAY, Ark., Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the adoption of a stock repurchase program. The program authorizes the Company to repurchase up to one million shares of its common stock.