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La., Miss. casinos see dropoff in winnings, LA

May 19, 2009 12:10 pm | by ALAN SAYRE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With the recession tightening gamblers' wallets, Louisiana and Mississippi state-licensed casinos registered drops in wagering revenue in April.Mississippi casinos recorded an 11.7 percent fall from $232.8 million in March to $205.4 million in April, the State Tax Commission...

Pivotal Phase 3 Efficacy Trial of Lubiprostone for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Japan Business Editors/Health/Medical Writers

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP), an international biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its subsidiary, Sucampo Pharma, Ltd., has initiated enrollment and completed the randomization of the first patient into the pivotal phase 3...


BW)(NV-NEVADA-GOLD-HOLDINGS)(NGHI.OTCBB) Webcast Alert: Nevada Gold Holdings Inc. Presentation at Informed Investors Technology On-line Investor Forum on Wednesday May 20, 2009, 10...

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FERNLEY, Nev.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009--Nevada Gold Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:NGHI), a mineral exploration company focused on identifying and developing large-scale gold deposits in Nevada, is pleased to announce that the Company will be presenting at the Metals and Mining Conference being held...


More and more books digitally published, US

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A shrinking economy and rising technology have transformed how, and how many, books are being published.With publishers cutting back new releases in response to declining sales, an estimated 275,000 traditional books were released in the United States last year, a drop of about...

Universal Display Extends Sponsored Research Program with Dr. Stephen Forrest and Dr. Mark Thompson Business Editors/Technology Writers

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EWING, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ:PANL), an innovator behind today's and tomorrow's displays and lighting through its Universal PHOLED(TM) phosphorescent OLED technology, announced today that it has signed an agreement extending its sponsored...

TechFaith Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) ("TechFaith" or the "Company") today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2009 ended March 31, 2009.For the first quarter of 2009, TechFaith reported total net...

EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for May 20 as of 3:55 p.m. ET:

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage.Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted.Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian Press report should be directed to the departments listed below (all phone numbers 416...

Earnings Preview: Barnes & Noble Inc., APFN

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. reports earnings for its fiscal first quarter on Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Barnes & Noble is still struggling with weak sales as consumers' tight discretionary...


Senator probes Army surgeon's links to Medtronic

May 19, 2009 12:09 pm | by MATTHEW PERRONE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley is investigating a former Army surgeon who the Army alleges forged signatures and fabricated data in a study touting the benefits of an implant from Medtronic.In a letter to the Walter Reed Medical Center, the Iowa Republican asks Army officials to hand over...

From Design To EL Signage

May 19, 2009 12:06 pm | News | Comments

The new Finishing Center model, employing Rogers’ thermal transfer and screen printing technologies, allows printers to produce thin, flexible, bright and animated backlit signs for a wide range of advertising needs.  

Bridge Bank Names Allen 'Al' Williams Chief Credit Officer

May 19, 2009 12:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, National Association, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley, announced today that veteran business banker Allen "Al" Williams has joined the Bank as Executive...

BW)(CA-GENENTECH/BIOGEN-IDEC)(BIIB.NASDAQ) Genentech and Biogen Idec Submit Applications to the FDA for Rituxan for Most Common Type of Adult Leukemia Business Editors/Health/Med...

May 19, 2009 12:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.& CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2009-- Genentech, Inc. and Biogen Idec (Nasdaq:BIIB) today announced that the companies submitted two supplemental Biologics License Applications (sBLAs) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Rituxan(R) (rituximab)...

MoneyLogix Announces New Management & Board of Directors

May 19, 2009 12:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MoneyLogix Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MLXG) is pleased to welcome its new Management and Board of Directors. Joining the team are: Mike Knarr, President & CEO; Gary Cilevitz, CFO & Corporate Secretary; Adam Seanor, EVP, Business Development; and, Tom Copeland, EVP, Investments. In addition, Alex Haditaghi...

Fla. Gov. Crist easing his way into Senate race, 2nd Ld-Writethru, FL

May 19, 2009 12:03 pm | by BRENDAN FARRINGTON - AP Political Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Charlie Crist told a luncheon crowd Tuesday that he was proud to stand up for the $787 billion federal stimulus package, addressing an issue already seized upon by his main opponent in the upcoming Republican U.S. Senate primary.Crist has been hesitant to talk about...

Lockheed Martin receives $10 million FHA contract, APFN

May 19, 2009 12:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp. said Tuesday it has received a $10 million federal contract to staff a customer service center for the Federal Housing Administration.The contract is to help consumers and the lending industry with the Department of Housing and Urban Development's FHA...


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