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WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI Communities Appoints Charles E. Cobb Jr. Vice Chairman
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI), a leading builder of traditional and tower residences in highly amenitized lifestyle communities, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles E. Cobb Jr. to the newly created position of Vice Chairman of the Board.
Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp.
Battle Mountain to Purchase Additional 2 Percent Net Smelter Royalty On Minefinders' Dolores Mine
RENO, Nev., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. (OTCBB:BMGX) ("Battle Mountain") is pleased to announce that it has acquired an option to purchase a 2% net smelter return royalty ("NSR") on Minefinders Corporation Ltd.'s ("Minefinders") Dolores Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico. The 2% NSR covers both gold and silver production from the Dolores Mine. The exercise price for the option is $9.45 million. This royalty will complement Battle Mountain's existing 1.25% NSR on gold production from Dolores. With both royalties, Battle Mountain will receive 3.25% of all gold production and 2% of all silver production from the Dolores Mine.
Grill Concepts, Inc.
Grill Concepts to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell On December 18
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Grill Concepts, Inc. (Nasdaq:GRIL) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Gay will be ringing The NASDAQ Stock Market's closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite at 4 Times Square on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 4:00 pm ET. He will be joined by Chief Financial Officer Wayne Lipschitz and co-Founders Robert Spivak, Director, and Michael Weinstock, Chairman.
Beceem Communications is First WiMAX Vendor to Pass Microsoft Certification
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Beceem Communications today announced that it is the first vendor that has accomplished certification by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) for its Mobile WiMAX chipset and driver products. This certification ensures that Mobile WiMAX devices using the Beceem chipset and driver are fully compliant with the stringent modem interface requirements of the Windows operating system.
Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Encysive Expects to Submit Revised Response to Thelin Approvable Letter Within Several Days
HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq:ENCY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the Company that its response to the July 24, 2006 approvable letter for Thelin(tm) (sitaxsentan sodium) 100 mg tablets is not considered to be complete. The FDA has requested that the Company provide information in a certain tabular format. The Company expects to provide the requested information within several days, and is hopeful that this information will resolve any remaining questions. Based on the straight-forward nature of the request, Encysive will ask the FDA to review the new tables expeditiously.