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Compass Minerals Commences Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for its 12% Senior Subordinated Discount Notes Due 2013 Metal/Mining Writers/Business Editors

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) today announced that it is commencing a tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding $89.6 million in aggregate principal amount of 12% Senior Subordinated Discount Notes due 2013 (the...

LSI Industries Inc. Receives Letter From NASDAQ in Connection With Delayed Form 10-Q Filing

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIREAssociated Press | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, May 21, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) today reported that, on May 19, 2009, the Company received a NASDAQ Staff Deficiency letter indicating that it is not in compliance with the filing requirement under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5250(c)(1) due to its failure...

LG Electronics plans to close Mexican phone plant, AS

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it plans to shut down a mobile phone production line in Mexico after the government earlier this year dropped a 15 percent import tariff on the devices.The facility, located in Mexicali, produces 200,000 phones a month and employs 200...

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Ahead of the Bell: Boeing investor meeting

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing Co., the world's No. 2 aircraft maker, holds its yearly investor meeting Thursday as it struggles with sharply falling orders.Earlier this month, the Chicago-based company reported a sharp drop in orders for passenger and cargo jets in April.Boeing, the world's No. 2 plane...

Ritter to sign bills that could help win ed money, CO

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DENVER (AP) — Some bills aimed at helping the state win extra federal stimulus money for schools are about to become law.Gov. Bill Ritter plans to sign nine education bills during a ceremony Thursday in Denver.One would set up a statewide system to track the performance of teachers and principals...

BW)(TX-BMC-SOFTWARE/CARFAX)(BMC.NYSE) CUSTOMER SUCCESS: CARFAX Reduces Manual Tasks by 70 Percent with BMC Software, Boosting ROI and Expediting Customer Service Business Editors...

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HOUSTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- All businesses rely on data but, for some, data is also their product. At CARFAX, managing a huge volume of constantly changing data requires a reliable, high-performance IT infrastructure. Customers expect the company's online vehicle history reports to...

HL:Canadian dollar opens at 87.63 cents US, down 0.06 of a cent@

May 21, 2009 3:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar opened at 87.63 cents US this morning, down 0.06 of a cent from Wednesday's close. The U.S. dollar stood at C$1.1411, up 0.07 of a cent.Pound sterling worth C$1.7853 down 1.13 cents, and US$1.5645 down 1.09 cents.The Euro was worth C$1.5721, up 0.18 of a...

Karcher Reveals Britain-A Nation of Dirty Car Owners

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Editors Note: There is a Photo and a Video associated with this Press Release."Manners maketh the man", the saying goes, but "motors maketh the man" could be a lot nearer the target. Why? Because your car says as much about you as a well-tailored suit or the latest gadget. And yet, as a Karcher...

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Massey recalls miners to work on flood recovery, APFN

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Coal producer Massey Energy Co. says it has called back 23 laid off workers to help with flood relief in southern West Virginia.Vice President of Surface Operations Mike Snelling says the miners were among approximately 60 laid off recently from Massey's Superior Surface...

Clayton Co. police find skeletal remains, GA

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Clayton County police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains near Interstate 675 and Highway 138.The bones were found Wednesday afternoon not far from the Clayton-Henry County line.Investigators are awaiting tests results to determine if the bones are...

Developers question Maine energy bill, ME

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Energy developers proposing more than $5 billion worth of projects in Maine say legislation under consideration threatens their projects.Executives at three firms told the Portland Press Herald that wording in an energy bill might prompt them to shift millions of dollars in...

MF Global's 4Q loss widens on impairment charge, APFN

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — MF Global Ltd., a futures and options broker, said Thursday its fiscal fourth-quarter loss widened due to a goodwill impairment charge and declining revenue.MF Global's net loss after paying preferred dividends grew to $119.4 million, or 98 cents per share, during the quarter ended...

3RD LD: Japan's tally of new-flu infections reaches 290+

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 21 (Kyodo) — (EDS: UPDATING FIGURE IN 1ST GRAF, ADDING INFO IN 5TH-8TH GRAFS)The tally of new-influenza infections in Japan continues to rise, reaching 290 on Thursday with new cases confirmed in Osaka and Hyogo prefectures mostly among high school students as well as a 7-year-old girl.A...

Capital One cutting 180 jobs in Baton Rouge, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 21, 2009 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Capital One Financial Corp. said Wednesday that it will eliminate 180 jobs at a Baton Rouge telephone sales and loan processing service center.The McLean, Va.-based banking and credit card provider is consolidating the functions of telephone sales to small businesses,...

State Patrol predicts big increase in fatalities, GA

May 21, 2009 3:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — The State Patrol is predicting a 29 percent increase in fatal traffic accidents in Georgia during the Memorial Day holiday weekend from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Monday.Troopers estimate 18 people will die and another 875 will be injured in 2,725 crashes.Last year 14 died and 723...

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