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Idaho Independent Bank
Idaho Independent Bank Boasts Top Safety and Soundness Ranking
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idaho Independent Bank ("IIB") (OTCBB:IIBK), stands strong in this current economic environment while many financial institutions are faltering. Idaho Independent Bank has earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial, Inc. of Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's leading independent bank rating and research firm. The 5-Star rating is based on the overall financial strength of the bank and indicates that Idaho Independent Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation. This represents the 40th consecutive quarter that Idaho Independent Bank has earned this highest honor giving it the added distinction of being an "Exceptional Performance Bank." Only institutions that have achieved this highest 5-Star rating for ten years or longer can claim this distinction.
SBA Communications Corporation
SBA Communications Corporation to Speak At the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SBA Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SBAC) ("SBA") announced that Jeffrey A. Stoops, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to speak at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference on September 17, 2008 at 3:25pm EDT at the Grand Hyatt New York. The audio presentation as well as the slide presentation presented by SBA at the conference can be accessed by visiting SBA's website www.sbasite.com on September 17, 2008.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited
Ultrapetrol to Present At Jefferies 5th Annual Shipping, Logistics & Offshore Services Conference
NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR), an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in four markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business, Ocean Business and Passenger Business), announced today that it is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 5th Annual Shipping, Logistics & Offshore Services Conference in New York City on September 16, 2008. Felipe Menendez Ross, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the investment community at 1:00 p.m. ET.
MetaPower International, Inc.
MetaPower International, Inc. Signs Contract to Begin $30,000 Feasibility Study At North America's Largest Nuclear Facility
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MetaPower International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MTPR) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a contract with Bruce Power to begin a new feasibility study in its nuclear power facilities in Ontario, Canada. The study will begin in September of this year and will be conducted by the Company's subsidiary, MetaPower Canada. Bruce Power currently leases "The Bruce" nuclear facilities from Ontario Power Generation and is listed as the largest nuclear facility in North America and second largest in the world.