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Santa Claus Needs Help! -- A Children's Picture Book With a Funny New Story About Christmas
KITCHENER, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For children around the world, Santa Claus is a living symbol of Christmas. While giving or exchanging gifts has always been a long-lasting tradition of the season, most don't realize that Santa Claus' task of spreading happiness often involves hard work. A special and whimsical look at Christmas is set to unfold with the release of Santa's Pants, the new picture book authored by Susan Reid.
Discovering the Face of Evil in The Devil's Kiss -- A New Book Packed With Suspense, Action and Adventure
LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Out of sight and unknown to most of us, there is a dark side to every day life inhabited by evil forces that seek to carve out areas of influence in which they can work their will. Governments around the globe plot and move to conquer and subdue their weaker neighbors; powerful drug lords hold millions hostage and impose ritual murder on those who stand in their way, and the manipulation of government officials through bribery and blackmail by unscrupulous power brokers goes largely unchecked. To detail one facet of the battle against those forces and provide heart pumping suspense and adventure, Xlibris introduces Jack Wilson's new novel, The Devil's Kiss.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.
OMA Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results
MONTERREY, Mexico, Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., or OMA, reported its unaudited, preliminary results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2008 today.
The Brualdi Law Firm
The Brualdi Law Firm, P.C. Announces a Preliminary Injunction Hearing on the Sale of Ikon Office Solutions, Inc. to Ricoh Company, Ltd. Scheduled for October 27, 2008 -- IKN
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Brualdi Law Firm, P.C. announces a preliminary injunction hearing has been scheduled for Monday, October 27, 2008, at the Court of Common Pleas in Franklin County, Ohio seeking to preliminarily enjoin the sale of Ikon Office Solutions, Inc. ("Ikon") (NYSE:IKN) to Ricoh Company Limited ("Ricoh").
Bucyrus International, Inc.
Bucyrus International, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.025 per share on Bucyrus' common stock. The dividend is payable November 20, 2008 to Bucyrus stockholders of record on November 6, 2008. Bucyrus' common stock is quoted on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BUCY."
MercadoLibre, Inc. Appoints Pablo Setuain as Vice President, Advertising
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq:MELI) (http://www.mercadolibre.com), the largest e-commerce platform in Latin America, announced that Pablo Setuain has joined the Company as Vice President, Advertising, in which he will work to advance MercadoLibre.com's advertising business. Most recently, Mr. Setuain was the Director of Finance of Amazon.com at its worldwide headquarters in Seattle and held several financial management positions over the course of the past eight years. He initially oversaw the retail and marketplace business for Electronics & General Merchandise categories, and later on, led the Worldwide Business and Corporate Development finance team. Importantly, Mr. Setuain was closely involved with the launch of the online advertising initiatives at Amazon.com.
OceanFirst Financial Corp.
OceanFirst Financial Corp. Announces Another Quarter of Improved Earnings and Continuation of Cash Dividend
TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OCFC), the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, today announced that diluted earnings per share increased to $.32 for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 as compared to $.27 for the corresponding prior year period. For the nine months ended September 30, 2008 diluted earnings per share increased to $.96 as compared to a loss per share of $.18 for the corresponding prior year period. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.20 per share - covering the three month period ended September 30, 2008 - to be paid on November 14, 2008, to shareholders of record on October 31, 2008.
Somerset Hills Bancorp
Somerset Hills Bancorp Reports Earnings; Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.05 Per Share
BERNARDSVILLE, N.J., Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Somerset Hills Bancorp (Nasdaq:SOMH) reported net income for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2008. For the quarter ended September 30, 2008, net income was $425,000 or $0.08 per diluted share compared to $0.09 per diluted share during the third quarter 2007. For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, net income was $1,236,000, or $0.23 per diluted share compared to $0.29 per diluted share for the nine months ended September 30, 2007.