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Sentencing for man who planned campus shooting, OK

May 21, 2009 5:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — A former Rogers State University student faces up to 10 years in prison for planning a shooting on the university's campus.Sentencing is Thursday for Tywone Parks in Rogers County District Court in Claremore.Parks pleaded no contest in April to a felony charge of planning an...

to Host Best Practices Web Seminar: Kimberly-Clark Innovates Logistics Operations with i2 Platform Business Editors

May 21, 2009 5:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DALLAS-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Technology platforms built on a service-oriented architecture are helping companies rapidly create innovative ways to support their mission-critical enterprise solutions. On Thursday, June 4, companies can learn how Kimberly-Clark, a leader in the consumer...

Sculptor builds living on the beach, TX

May 21, 2009 5:19 am | by MARY ELLEN BOTTERAssociated Press | News | Comments

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — Her professional name is Sandy Feet, and you aren't surprised when you find her on her knees on the beach of this skinny island off the South Texas coast.She's elbow-deep in a hole she has dug in the sand. The Gulf of Mexico rolling onto the beach about 10 yards...


WWE moving Monday show from Denver to Los Angeles, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:19 am | by BRIAN MAHONEY - AP Basketball Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Vince McMahon claims he's being thrown out. His opponent insists McMahon is the double-crosser.It'd make a good story line for a wrestling feud — but it won't take place in Denver.World Wrestling Entertainment is moving its Monday night show to Los Angeles because of a conflict with the Pepsi...

Vick back home _ now the real journey back begins, FBN

May 21, 2009 5:19 am | by HANK KURZ Jr. - AP Sports Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Michael Vick has managed to remain mostly out of sight since returning to his Virginia home from prison. For those times when he does go out in public, he's been fitted with an electronic monitor.Federal officials will track Vick's movements, and they won't be the only ones...

Reform commission talking to 'prominent' lawmakers, IL

May 21, 2009 5:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The chairman of the Illinois Reform Commission says the panel is drafting proposed bills and is talking to state legislators about sponsoring them.Former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins says the commission has been in conversations with "some very prominent Democrats"...

Natural Resource Partners completes acquisition, WV

May 21, 2009 5:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Coal reserve owner Natural Resource Partners says it's completed the acquisition of mining property from Adena Minerals.Natural Resource Partners said in a regulatory filing Thursday that it issued 4.56 million units to Adena for coal reserves, conveyor beltlines and barge...

Telvent Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

May 21, 2009 5:13 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIREAssociated Press | News | Comments

MADRID, Spain, May 21, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Telvent GIT, S.A. (Nasdaq:TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.Pro forma revenues for the first quarter of 2009 were EUR 177.8 million,...


British Land full-year losses more than double, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 21, 2009 5:13 am | by ROBERT BARR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — Full-year losses at British Land Company PLC more than doubled as the company wrote down the value of its holdings by 28 percent, it said Thursday.Asserting that prime property "is the place to be," the company said it believed valuations would move higher as economic uncertainty...

Extreme Sports Marketing, An Exosphere Subsidiary, Signs Up With Top Affiliate Marketing Networks

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIREAssociated Press | News | Comments

TEMPE, Ariz., May 21, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exosphere, also known as Extreme Sports Marketing, Inc., (Pink Sheets:EXSA), a sports marketing and holding company focused on one of the fasting growing sports today, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) -- today announced that its MMA Advertising Network,...

Credit Suisse raises price target on Advance Auto

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — An analyst raised his price target on shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc. on Thursday, saying the auto parts retailer posted strong first-quarter results and is poised to benefit from the hundreds of dealership closings announced by Chrysler LLC and General Motors Corp.Credit Suisse...

Canadian Space Agency: Note to Editors

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

On May 27th, Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Bob Thirsk will launch on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur, Kazakhstan to begin an historic long-duration spaceflight as a member of the first six-person crew aboard the International Space Station.The Canadian Space Agency in collaboration with...

Japan's European car importers begin discount sales campaigns+

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 21 (Kyodo) — Japanese importers of European motor vehicles have started discount sales campaigns as demand for high-priced passenger cars has remained in the doldrums in Japan amid the deepening recession, industry officials said Thursday.The campaigns target fuel-efficient models as the...

Ameristar Casinos plans to add notes to offering, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ameristar Casinos Inc. said Thursday it plans to add $150 million senior notes to an existing notes offering.Earlier this month the casino operator initiated an offer for $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2014.The Las Vegas-based company plans to use proceeds to prepay and...

With O2 to Deliver New O2 Calendar Application Business Editors/Technology Writers

May 21, 2009 5:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Critical Path, Inc., a leading provider of messaging software and services, today announced that its Memova(R) suite of applications and services powers the new O2 Calendar, a key component of O2's recently launched in-home device, the O2 Joggler. In the...


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