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Hancock Holding Company
Hancock Holding Company Announces Earnings for First Quarter 2007
GULFPORT, Miss., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq:HBHC) announced earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. Hancock's first quarter 2007 earnings were $19.2 million, a decrease of $2.8 million, or 13 percent, from the first quarter of 2006. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2007 were $0.58, a decrease of $0.09 from the same quarter a year ago.
T-3 Energy Services, Inc.
T-3 Energy Services, Inc. Prices Common Stock Offering
HOUSTON, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- T-3 Energy Services, Inc. ("T-3 Energy") (Nasdaq:TTES) today announced that it has priced a public offering of 5,112,500 shares of its common stock. First Reserve Fund VIII, L.P. (the "Selling Stockholder") will sell 4,242,883 of the shares to be sold in the offering. Except as described below with respect to the exercise of warrants held by the Selling Stockholder, T-3 Energy will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares of common stock by the Selling Stockholder. T-3 Energy will sell the remaining 869,617 shares to the public and will use the net proceeds from the sale of the shares offered by it to fund, among other things, a planned expansion of its facilities to increase its manufacturing capacity and the exercise of a purchase option on one of its facilities.
Dionex Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern)
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dionex Corporation (Nasdaq:DNEX) is planning to announce Third Quarter 2007 results on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, after market close. You are invited to participate in the Earnings Review conference call scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time at the above number. Participants should dial in approximately 5 minutes prior to the 1:30 p.m. PT start time.
Record Numbers Turn to Msnbc.com for Coverage of Virginia Tech Tragedy
REDMOND, Wash., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of people turned to msnbc.com for breaking news and in-depth coverage of the tragic events unfolding on Virginia Tech's campus in Blacksburg, Va. On Monday, overall traffic hit an all-time high, with 15.3 million unique users, a 37 percent increase over the site's all-time one-day record set during the coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Heavy demand for msnbc.com's extensive range of multimedia offerings resulted in 90 million page views. Video reports also reached a new all-time high, with over 10 million streams, making msnbc.com the number one news site for video streams.
Royal Petroleum Corp.
Royal Petroleum Corp. Investor Relations Department Streamlined to Assist Recent Shareholder Inquiries
CALGARY, Alberta, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Royal Petroleum Corporation (Other OTC:RYLP) (GR:R7P) has in the last 7-10 days experienced a significant increase in phone calls from shareholders on a variety of corporate related issues. The Company welcomes all inquiries and has streamlined the department to assist shareholders with these questions. We ask our European investors to recognize that we have an approximate 8-9 hour time difference and that response from our North American head office may take up to 24 -48 hours. The I.R department is responding to all calls and email inquiries and appreciates your understanding in this matter. It is our intention to keep an open line of communication for our existing and new shareholders. Please direct all inquiries to 403-444-6896 by submitting questions to the website at http://www.royalpetro.com/contact.php .
Rush Enterprises, Inc.
Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results
SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rush Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUSHA); (Nasdaq:RUSHB), which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston, Texas, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007.