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City National Bank
City National Bank Donates Books, Furniture and Money to Jerome D. Mack Middle School as Part of Library Dedication Ceremony
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- City National Bank executives today joined with officials from the Clark County School District and Jerome D. Mack Middle School in a library dedication ceremony marking the beginning of a new educational partnership program between the bank and Mack Middle School. The City National Bank "Reading Corner" was unveiled today in the school's library as part of the dedicatory event. The bank also donated books, furniture and money to the school and its library located at 4250 Karen Avenue in southeast Las Vegas. (For images related to this story, go to http://www.cnb.com/images/photos/release-02282008-1.jpg and http://www.cnb.com/images/photos/release-02282008-2.jpg.)
Quanex Building Products Corporation
Quanex Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2008 Results
HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Quanex Corporation (NYSE:NX) today reported fiscal first quarter 2008 results for the period ending January 31. Diluted earnings per share were $0.42 excluding unusual items. Including unusual items of $13.7 million ($0.34 per share), diluted earnings per share were $0.08. In the first quarter 2007 diluted earnings per share were $0.55. Net sales for the first quarter 2008 were $447.6 million compared to $417.6 million a year ago.
SmallCap Sentinel: Predicting a Surge in Uranium
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "Eric Sprott's Uranium Participation Corp. certainly provides a bullish indicator of a coming surge in uranium prices with its CDN$65 million new share offering to buy an additional 900,000 lbs. of U308," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst DR Clark. "This affirms my position that we could soon see another round of sharply higher market prices for leading-edge uranium stocks."