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Maxwell plans offer of 2 million shares, APFN

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Maxwell Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it expects the sale of 2 million of its shares in a public offering to result in gross proceeds of about $17.6 million.Maxwell, which makes cells used for storing electricity, said the offering is expected to close on May 22.The company plans...

Alaska Airlines pilots approve new 4-year contract, APFN

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SEATTLE (AP) — Pilots at Alaska Airlines voted to ratify a new four-year contract, the company and their union said on Tuesday.The contract is effective on April 1, 2009, and covers 1,455 pilots at Alaska Airlines, a unit of Alaska Air Group Inc. The carrier and the Air Line Pilots Association said...

CEO Interview Highlights Company's Status as Leader in Development of 3D Medical Diagnostic Imaging Technology

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.imaging3.com () —Imaging3(TM), Inc. (OTCBB: IMGG) CEO Dean Janes was interviewed by WallStreetReporter.com.WallStreetReporter.com is a multi-media financial research and publishing company, which reports to the investment community on publicly held companies.The interview highlighted the...

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Iowa governor signs children's health care bill, APFN

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Chet Culver has signed into law a measure spending nearly $8 million to provide health care to most of the 30,000 Iowa children now lacking coverage.The governor traveled Tuesday to Broadlawns Medical Center, a public hospital in Des Moines, to sign the expansion into...

New push for eminent domain in Atlantic City, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by WAYNE PARRY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Since this seaside resort legalized casino gambling 31 years ago, blighted neighborhoods have sat just blocks from glitzy big-money casinos.On Tuesday, several casino executives and a former mayor who is now a state lawmaker called for aggressive use of government's power...

Egypt's Orascom appeals Mobinil ruling, ML

May 19, 2009 11:57 am | by TAREK EL-TABLAWY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian telecom giant Orascom Telecom is asking a Cairo court to rescind a sale of shares in the country's largest mobile phone service provider to France Telecom, saying the French firm had failed to meet the terms of an arbitration agreement.The appeal is the latest development in a...

SC gov nixes bulk of spending plan over stimulus, APFN

May 19, 2009 11:52 am | by JIM DAVENPORT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford on Tuesday again blocked his state from receiving federal stimulus cash, this time by vetoing the bulk of a $5.7 billion spending proposal that included a requirement he take the money.By nixing the state's receipt of $350 million, mostly for...

HL:Greenpeace fails in bid to force Norway's Statoil out of Alberta oilsands@

May 19, 2009 11:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Greenpeace is claiming victory even though it has failed to force Norwegian energy giant StatoilHydro out of Alberta's oilsands.The environmental group brought a motion before Statoil's annual general meeting in Norway on Tuesday that would have seen the corporation withdraw from its Alberta...

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Tuesday grain, IN

May 19, 2009 11:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Estimated grain prices Tuesday at Indianapolis-area elevators: Corn: cash $4.20, fall $4.20. Soybeans: cash $12.23, fall $10.13. Wheat: July $4.37.

Advanced Army education matures over 25 years, 1st Ld-Writethru, KS

May 19, 2009 11:51 am | by JOHN MILBURN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — At the end of the Vietnam War, Army officials created an advanced school to educate officers on how to better wage war, bridging the gap between tactics and planning.Twenty-five years later, Fort Leavenworth's School for Advanced Military Studies continues to train...

Alabama delegation says climate bill would hurt, AL

May 19, 2009 11:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — All seven members of Alabama's U.S. House delegation have written a letter saying the proposed climate bill would hurt the state's economy.Republicans Spencer Bachus, Robert Aderholt, Jo Bonner and Mike Rogers signed the letter along with Democrats Artur Davis, Bobby Bright...

Canning together gets a fresh reappraisal, US

May 19, 2009 11:46 am | by ANNE WALLACE ALLENAssociated Press | News | Comments

Food preservation skipped a generation in Megan Landen's family.Her grandmother grew, picked and preserved just about everything Landen ever ate at her house. The next generation didn't follow suit. Now Landen, 26, is taking up the practice for the first time, driven by economic uncertainty and a...

SC port project will mean cleaner engines on docks, SC

May 19, 2009 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina State Ports Authority is working with the federal government and private companies in a $3.5 million effort to install cleaner engines on equipment and improve air quality at a state port.Under the project announced Tuesday, cleaner engines will be...

Toxin Alert Inc. Issues Stock Options

May 19, 2009 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toxin Alert Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TOX) granted 800,000 stock options to Officers and Directors of the Company and 200,000 options to employees and consultants at an exercise price of $0.10 and that expire on March 31, 2011. The issuance of these options was approved by Toxin Alert's Board of Directors...

Original owners of SC park sue over trademarks, 1st Ld-Writethru, SC

May 19, 2009 11:45 am | by MEG KINNARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The original owners of the former Hard Rock Park in South Carolina are suing the new owners for trademark infringement — a move that could put this weekend's opening of Freestyle Music Park on hold."The supposed 'rebranding' of the Park by Defendant is minimal and will not...

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