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BW)(CA-LOCATION-BASED-TECH)(LBAS.OTCBB) Location Based Technologies Launches New Laptop Locating Solution during its Annual Shareholder's Meeting Business Editors/Technology Writ...

May 22, 2009 12:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- Location Based Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:LBAS) held its Annual Shareholder's meeting on Friday, May 22nd, 2009 at its headquarters in Anaheim, CA. During the course of the meeting its new PocketFinder Laptop product was announced along with the...

Governor signs wine transport proposal into law, TN

May 22, 2009 12:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed into law a bill to allow Tennesseans to buy up to five cases of wine at out-of-state wineries and bring them back home with them.The law is designed to overcome a recent federal appeals court opinion that found existing rules designed to promote...

Parliamentarian takes the hate out of debate, OK

May 22, 2009 12:48 pm | by BRIAN BRUSAssociated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — During a meeting or assembly, a motion known as "previous question" may be used to stop debate. The same application in an interview with a professional parliamentarian is less clear.But if anyone would know, it's Bill Stemmons."Parliamentarians are right next to party supplies...


Texas woman guilty in airline ticket scheme, TX

May 22, 2009 12:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A 36-year-old woman who admitted to fraudulently obtaining and reselling Southwest Airline tickets faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.A federal prosecutor said Friday that Tasha Mathis pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.Mathis...

HL:U.S. dollar hits new multimonth low against loonie, euro, pound@

May 22, 2009 12:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — The American dollar kept falling Friday, notching fresh multi-month lows against the loonie, euro and pound over concerns that the massive U.S. deficit may drag down the country's credit rating.BMO Capital Markets deputy chief economist Doug Porter said the sudden intense focus on the...

Intel spent $882K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 22, 2009 12:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intel Corp. bumped up its political lobbying during the first quarter as the chip maker battled tougher antitrust scrutiny and regulators in Europe readied a record fine for Intel's sales tactics there, according to a recent disclosure form.Intel's $882,000 in lobbying fees for...

Neb. man accused of defrauding investors, NE

May 22, 2009 12:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a 37-year-old Nebraska man, alleging he operated a Ponzi scheme that caused investors to lose about $4 million from 2006 to 2008.Matthew Anselmo of Bellevue is accused of misappropriating investment and loan funds from 13 people to pay off...

BW)(CA-UCBH-HOLDINGS-INC.)(UCBH.NASDAQ) UCBH Holdings, Inc. Receives Expected NASDAQ Notice Related to Late Filing of Its Form 10-Q Business Editors/Banking Writers

May 22, 2009 12:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- UCBH Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBH), the holding company of United Commercial Bank (UCB(TM)), today announced that it received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market ("NASDAQ") on May 20, 2009, notifying the Company that it is currently not in...


Judge threatens sanctions over gov't wiretapping, 1st Ld-Writethru, CA

May 22, 2009 12:42 pm | by PAUL ELIAS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threatened to severely sanction the Obama Administration for withholding a top secret document he ordered given to lawyers suing the government over its warrantless wiretapping program.U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker in San Francisco ordered Justice...

La. House members wary of tax break delay, 1st Ld-Writethru, LA

May 22, 2009 12:42 pm | by DOUG SIMPSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Senate proposal to lessen budget cuts at Louisiana universities faces an uncertain future in the House, because some lawmakers can't stomach the tax implications: senators want to reduce cuts to higher education by postponing a tax break promised to voters two years...

Dip in Indiana jobless rate not expected to last, 3rd Ld-Writethru, IN

May 22, 2009 12:41 pm | by DEANNA MARTIN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 9.9 percent in April, but analysts don't expect the glimmer of good news to last long.Preliminary figures released Friday show the state's unemployment rate fell from the 10 percent seasonally adjusted rate reported for March....

WVa gov meets with steel giant over future, WV

May 22, 2009 12:41 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Joe Manchin says Russian-owned steelmaker Severstal International is committed to West Virginia, despite the recent idling of mills here and in Ohio.Manchin met Friday with leaders from the company and its Wheeling facility, where the recent idling of plants and...

Ill. gov won't sign building plan until work done, APFN

May 22, 2009 12:35 pm | by JOHN O'CONNOR - AP Political Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is using a monstrous state construction bill, desperately wanted by lawmakers to fix roads and schools back home, as leverage as he tries to push through a state budget proposal that includes a sizable income tax increase.Quinn told reporters outside...

The Envision Group Awarded 14.8 Million Dollar Contract

May 22, 2009 12:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The envision Group is pleased to announce that it's wholly owned subsidiary, IONA Contractors Ltd., has been awarded a 14.8 Million Dollar Contract with the Calgary Airport Authority.IONA Contractors has been contracted to provide General Contracting services for the North Airfield Improvements...

Materials Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Editors/Manufacturing Writers

May 22, 2009 12:35 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DALLAS-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- The Board of Directors of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable on July 23, 2009 to stockholders of record of its Common Stock at the close of business on June 24, 2009.Eagle Materials Inc. is a...


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