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    'No girl should go through what I did' - Woman strip-searched, spied on and humiliated by ex-Marine Ex-Royal Marine Lee Jensen admitted coercive and controlling behaviour and was given a suspended jail sentence Reported by Grimsby Telegraph 5 hours ago.

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    Spectrum ASA (OSE:SPU)
    Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Spectrum Henning Olset has decided to resign from the company. With effect from 1 December 2018, Dean Zuzic will take up the position as CFO. Dean Zuzic, age 55 comes from a position as CFO of Norsk Gjenvinning. Prior to his current position, he held different positions in Kid Interiør AS, Plantasjen ASA, Danske Securities and McKinsey & Co.
    Rune Eng, CEO in Spectrum, commented: "Henning has in his period as CFO contributed to the growth of the company by building a robust finance and accounting function. I would like to thank him for his contribution over 8 years and wish him every success in the future."

    Henning will continue in Spectrum until end 2018 to ensure a smooth transition to his successor.

    For additional information about this press release please contact:

    Rune Eng
    Cell: +47 915 70 845

    "Spectrum  provides  innovative  Multi-Client  seismic  surveys  and high-quality seismic  imaging services to the global oil and gas industry from offices in Norway, UK, USA, Brazil, Egypt, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore. Spectrum designs,  acquires and processes seismic data  to deliver high quality solutions through its dedicated and experienced workforce.
    Spectrum  holds the  world's largest  library of  Multi-Client 2D marine seismic data  and a significant amount of  3D seismic. The company's strategy focuses on both  the major, established hydrocarbon-producing regions  of the world as well as  key frontier areas identified by  our experienced team of geoscientists. The Spectrum  library  of  Multi-Client  data  contains  projects  from  many of the foremost  oil producing  regions of  the world.  These include  new acquisition, reprocessing and interpretation reports."


     This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Reported by GlobeNewswire 3 hours ago.

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    A Dayton-area defense firm has been awarded a $12.2 million deal to provide technology services for the U.S. Marine Corps. Reported by bizjournals 18 minutes ago.

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    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for a woman charged with scamming GoFundMe donors with a story about a homeless veteran says she was duped by her former boyfriend. James Gerrow (jeh-ROW’) tells ABC’s “Good Morning America” that Mark D’Amico was “calling the shots.” Gerrow says Katelyn McClure thought she was helping Marine vet Johnny […] Reported by Seattle Times 19 hours ago.

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    MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX: SJ) (“Stella-Jones” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Karen Laflamme to its Board of Directors.Ms. Laflamme is Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Retail, of Ivanhoé Cambridge, an investor and developer of superior quality real estate properties, projects and companies around the world. She joined Ivanhoé in 2012, where she has served in various roles, including, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Management & Institutional Affairs, where she was responsible for investor relations, internal audit and integrated risk management. She currently also serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Otéra Capital, the real estate financing subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

    Ms. Laflamme holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) from HEC Montréal and has been a member of the Quebec CPA Order since 1986 (CA). She holds the designation of Certified Corporate Director and was named Fellow of the Quebec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) in 2012.

    “We are delighted to welcome Karen to the Stella-Jones Board of Directors”, said Katherine A. Lehman, Chair of the Board. “She is an accomplished executive who brings a wealth of experience to our Board. I am confident that she will make a positive contribution and we look forward to working with her”. 

    Ms. Laflamme’s appointment is effective December 1, 2018 and will bring the total number of Board members to nine.

    Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX: SJ) is a leading producer and marketer of pressure treated wood products. The Company supplies North America’s railroad operators with railway ties and timbers, and the continent’s electrical utilities and telecommunication companies with utility poles. Stella-Jones also manufactures and distributes residential lumber and accessories to retailers for outdoor applications, as well as industrial products for construction and marine applications. The Company’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

    Except for historical information provided herein, this press release may contain information and statements of a forward-looking nature concerning the future performance of the Company. These statements are based on suppositions and uncertainties as well as on management's best possible evaluation of future events. Such factors may include, without excluding other considerations, fluctuations in quarterly results, evolution in customer demand for the Company's products and services, the impact of price pressures exerted by competitors, the ability of the Company to raise the capital required for acquisitions, and general market trends or economic changes. As a result, readers are advised that actual results may differ from expected results.

    *Source:* *Stella-Jones Inc.*  
    *Contacts:* *Éric Vachon, CPA, CA* *Pierre Boucher, CPA, CMA*
      Senior Vice-President and  *Jennifer McCaughey, CFA*
      Chief Financial Officer *MaisonBrison Communications*
      Tel.: (514) 940-3903 Tel.: (514) 731-0000

     *Head Office*
    3100 de la Côte-Vertu Blvd.
    Suite 300
    Saint-Laurent, Québec
    H4R 2J8
    Tel.:  (514) 934-8666
    Fax:  (514) 934-5327 *Exchange Listings*
    The Toronto Stock Exchange
    Stock Symbol:  SJ 

    *Transfer Agent*
    *and Registrar*
    Computershare Investor Services Inc. *Investor Relations*
    Éric Vachon
    Senior Vice-President and
    Chief Financial Officer
    Tel.:  (514) 940-3903
    Fax:  (514) 934-5327

      Reported by GlobeNewswire 19 hours ago.

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    Leader in executive recruiting expanding opportunities for professionals in Mountain West

    ATLANTA (PRWEB) November 19, 2018

    Lucas Group, ranked third on Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms list for 2018, has opened a manufacturing branch within its Denver office.

    With a clear focus on finding candidates with the skills necessary to drive results in a rapidly changing landscape, Lucas Group is expanding its network of recruiters that locate and place the most talented individuals in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and engineering. Led by Charlie Wilgus, General Manager of the Manufacturing practice group, the division has excelled in finding candidates with proven leadership experience across all functions within a supply chain to include procurement, plant management, quality, distribution and more.

    “As we continue evolving to meet the changing needs of the manufacturing industry, it is also critical that we adapt to geographic trends,” said Wilgus. “Between the exploding popularity of Colorado as a destination for talent and the growth in opportunities on the West Coast, it seemed like a natural progression to have a dedicated manufacturing branch in our Denver office.”

    The Denver manufacturing branch will be overseen by Nick Tucker, who joins Lucas Group as a Managing Partner with an accomplished career as an E-5 Sergeant and Amphibious Assault Crew Chief in the U.S. Marine Corps, as well as more than 12 years of experience in various producer and manager roles within staffing and recruiting companies. A Northern Colorado native, Tucker previously co-founded two companies that specialized in contract staffing and direct hires, Velocity Energy Partners, Inc. and Echo Mountain Resources.

    “Nick brings an incredibly diverse background to our company and is well-suited to direct our new team in Denver,” said Wilgus. “Between the leadership skills he acquired as a Marine and his success as a proven producer and leader in this industry, we are lucky to have him at Lucas Group. We are excited to see this new Denver manufacturing team grow and take shape under his guidance.”

    To contact Lucas Group’s new manufacturing practice in Denver, call or visit them at the location below:
    650 South Cherry
    Street Suite 1221
    Denver, CO 80246

    About Lucas Group
    Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their ambitions; and associates find professional success. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Reported by PRWeb 19 hours ago.

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    *Stop by Booth 7330 to see the ALTA750™ CT Tube*

    LAFOX, Ill., Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Richardson Healthcare, a Division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), will be displaying the ALTA750 replacement CT tube at RSNA 2018. The 2018 Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting is being held at McCormick Place, Chicago from November 25–30. You can find Richardson Healthcare in the North Hall Booth# 7330.

    Visitors can learn more about our P3 (Preferred Parts Partnership) agreements that allow customers to align our quality parts, inventory levels, 24/7 technical support, and service training programs with their business needs. These programs enable service providers and hospitals to gain efficiency, control risk, and lower the overall cost of imaging service delivery.

    In addition to our partnership programs, our training courses have expanded from Toshiba CT to include Philips CT. As with our Toshiba courses, the Philips Brilliance CT system is staged at our training facility in Fort Mill, SC to support a two-week, hands-on curriculum. Engineers will learn from experienced technicians how to conduct preventive maintenance, troubleshoot errors, and replace key components in the field, and then enjoy additional support identifying and troubleshooting parts in the field.

    To schedule a meeting with us at RSNA 2018, please contact us at | 704.739.3597

    *About Richardson Healthcare – A Division of Richardson Electronics
    *Richardson Electronics Healthcare provides flexible, efficient high-value diagnostic imaging replacement parts, components, and technical support to hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, medical institutions, independent service organizations and more.  We have a focused product selection of diagnostic imaging components and displays, as well as robust in-house manufacturing capabilities. In addition, we provide CT Service training, complete post-sale service and support, including installation support, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and conformance. For more information, visit us at

    *About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.
    *Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; high value displays, flat panel solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions.  We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available online at Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.

    *For details, contact:*
    Karina Macholz
    Global Marketing Communications Manager
    Phone: 630.208.2618
    Email:  Reported by GlobeNewswire 19 hours ago.

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    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announces sixth round of grants from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the award of more than $280 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 21 new projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. Developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, the projects are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future harm to natural resources that were affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

    Today’s announcement represents the sixth round of awards from the GEBF. With today’s announcement, NFWF has awarded nearly $1.3 billion dollars, or more than half of available funds.

    “One of the primary goals of the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund is to provide lasting and future benefits to the types of natural resources impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill,” said Jeff Trandahl, executive director and CEO of NFWF. “The 2018 awards advance that goal by improving coastal resilience and bolstering the long-term health of the Gulf of Mexico. By restoring critical coastal habitats such as marshes, oyster reefs and barrier islands, the projects supported by GEBF funding will benefit birds, fish, marine mammals and other wildlife while also reducing the risk of future harm from storms and other events that threaten local communities and economies.”

    NFWF created the GEBF in 2013 to receive and administer funds resulting from remedial orders in plea agreements between the U.S. Department of Justice and BP and Transocean. The plea agreements resolved certain criminal charges against both companies relating to the 2010 oil spill. Provisions within the agreements directed a total of $2.544 billion to NFWF over a five-year period to be used to support natural resource projects in each of the five Gulf States.

    As required under the plea agreements, NFWF consulted with state resource agencies, as well as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to identify potential project priorities and funding needs. The consultations ensure coordination between NFWF’s GEBF and the agencies’ related activities under the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and RESTORE Act programs.

    The GEBF projects announced today complement those previously announced or currently under consideration by the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and RESTORE Act programs. Collectively, and where appropriate, these efforts are being coordinated and leveraged to advance large-scale Gulf Coast conservation outcomes and maximize sustainable environmental benefits.


    The NFWF Board of Directors approved the award of more than $48.7 million for eight new projects in the state of Alabama. The Alabama projects address high-priority conservation needs, including the continuation of efforts to improve fisheries management within the state’s coastal waters, protection and restoration of vulnerable shorelines and a barrier island, a priority water quality project and expansion of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Each of these proposals furthers conservation priorities identified through the coastal planning effort that was funded through GEBF in 2014. A list of the new 2018 GEBF projects in Alabama can be found here.

    The number of awards from the GEBF in the state of Alabama now stands at 32, with a total value of more than $195 million. All projects were selected for funding following extensive consultation with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, FWS and NOAA. Additional information on all GEBF projects in Alabama can be found here


    The NFWF Board of Directors approved the award of more than $53 million for seven new projects in the state of Florida. The Florida projects address high priority restoration and conservation needs identified through the state’s recently completed GEBF Restoration Strategy. Projects include a large-scale oyster reef restoration project in Pensacola Bay, a conservation easement over coastal wetlands and forests in the Big Bend region to protect water quality and habitats, three key projects to help enhance sea turtle nesting, and shoreline stabilization of important wading bird rookery islands. A list of the new 2018 GEBF projects in Florida can be found here.

    The number of awards from the GEBF in the state of Florida now stands at 33, with a total value of more than $160 million. All projects were selected for funding following extensive consultation with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, FWS and NOAA. Additional information on all GEBF projects in Florida can be found here.


    The NFWF Board of Directors approved an award of $161.4 million to support restoration of the Terrebone Basin barrier island system in the state of Louisiana. Specifically, the funding will support restoration and beach nourishment of West Belle Headland, Timbalier and Trinity Islands and allow the state to maintain this important stretch of barrier islands and plan for their sustainability into the future. More information on this project can be found here.  

    To date, NFWF has awarded more than $625 million to 13 projects in the state of Louisiana. The new project was selected for funding following extensive consultation with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, FWS and NOAA. Additional information on all GEBF projects in Louisiana can be found here.


    To date, NFWF has awarded nearly $140 million from the GEBF for 18 projects in the state of Mississippi. These projects were selected after extensive consultation with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, FWS and NOAA.

    The state of Mississippi continues to make significant progress in advancing previously-approved GEBF awards. As implementation continues, NFWF is working closely with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and its partners to identify high-priority conservation investments that remedy harm to natural resources affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and anticipates announcing new project awards in early 2019. Additional information on all GEBF projects in Mississippi can be found here.


    The NFWF Board of Directors approved the award of more than $19.1 million for five new projects. The Texas projects address high-priority conservation needs, including the acquisition of significant coastal habitats and restoration work to address resiliency needs across the Texas coast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. A list of the new 2018 GEBF projects in Texas can be found here.

    The total number of awards from the GEBF in the state of Texas now stands at 47, with a total value of more than $150 million. All projects were selected for funding following extensive consultation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas General Lands Office, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, FWS and NOAA. Additional information on all GEBF projects in Texas can be found here.

    This year the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund marked its fifth anniversary and the eight-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. A video and report documenting GEBF’s work in the Gulf to date can be found here. 

    *About the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation*
    Chartered by Congress in 1984, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) protects and restores the nation’s fish, wildlife, plants and habitats. Working with federal, corporate and individual partners, NFWF has funded more than 4,500 organizations and generated a conservation impact of more than $4.8 billion. Learn more at


    CONTACT: Rob Blumenthal
    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
    (202) 857-0166 Reported by GlobeNewswire 19 hours ago.

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    KEMP, Texas, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Larson Electronics, a Texas-based company with over 40 years of experience spearheading the industrial lighting and equipment sectors, announced the release of a 2HP explosion proof motor compatible with 230V AC single phase 60Hz that offers 9.8 FLA and 4.4 amps of no-load current. This unit is rated for Class I and II, Divisions 1 and 2 hazardous work sites and features a NEMA 56H motor frame that can be installed with industrial systems through an integrated mounting foot and C-face flange.The EXP-MTR-1P-230-2HP-3.6K-56HC explosion proof motor for flammable work sites is a thermally protected unit capable of generating 3,450 RPM. This unit provides 3 lbs. ft. of torque with 120% locked rotor torque and 250% breakdown torque and is enclosed in a fan-cooled casing. This motor is rated Class I, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups C and D, and Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Groups E, F and G and is IP55 rated with an ambient temperature rating of 50˚C.

    This explosion proof motor comes equipped with aluminum endshields and features Class F insulation with a 1.0 service factor. This unit also includes 24 inches of +2/-0 leads for electrical connections and an aluminum conduit box that requires assembly. The motor’s face features threaded mounting holes for ease of installation. Suitable applications for this explosion proof motor include hazardous locations, industrial facilities, pumps, mixers, conveyors, manufacturing, food processing, chemical plants and more.

    *About Larson Electronics LLC: *Larson Electronics LLC is a manufacturer of industrial lighting equipment and accessories. The company offers an extensive catalog of industry-grade lighting and power distribution products for the following sectors: manufacturing, construction, food processing, oil and gas, military, marine and automobile. Customers can benefit from the company’s hands-on, customized approach to lighting solutions. Larson Electronics provides expedited service for quotes, customer support and shipments.

    *For further information, please contact:*
    Rob Bresnahan, *President and CEO
    *Toll-free: 1-800-369-6671
    Phone: 214-616-6180
    Fax: 903-498-3364

    A photo accompanying this announcement is available at Reported by GlobeNewswire 18 hours ago.

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    A Connecticut federal judge on Thursday certified a proposed class action from tens of thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans who say they were… Reported by ABA Journal 18 hours ago.

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    MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore donates portable storage units to 2018 Annapolis Running Classic for 4th consecutive year.

    BALTIMORE, Md. (PRWEB) November 19, 2018

    MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore, the leading provider of portable moving and storage solutions, was honored to donate their quick and easy to do-it-yourself portable storage units to the 2018 Annapolis Running Classic for the 4th consecutive year.

    The 2018 Annapolis Running Classic took place on Saturday Nov. 10th at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. The event features both a half marathon and a 10K for runners who will enjoy the scenic waterfront views of historic Downtown Annapolis. The event is capped at 4,000 Half Marathon runners and 1,000 10K runners. The course will start and finish at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Running Classic also includes a Post-Race party where soup, oysters, and beer from Blue Point brewery will be served. All finishers received a commemorative metal and enjoyed local live music from area bands.

    Event Director, Lisa Fontaine said, “The Annapolis Running Classic would like to thank Steve Hudson and his Team at MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore for being a 2018 Event Sponsor. With so many moving parts involved in putting on a half marathon and 10K for 3,300+ participants, we need to have the peace-of-mind that we have a safe place to store finisher’s medals, medical supplies and more to ensure that the runners have a positive, safe experience from start to finish. As always, MyWay’s portable storage units were delivered quickly and placed exactly where we needed them near the finish line and main tent by their courteous driver, and will be picked up after the event. We can’t say enough about how positive every experience we have had with MyWay Mobile Storage of Baltimore has been over the years.”

    Proceeds of the Annapolis Running Classic have and will benefit local 501(c) organizations in Annapolis. Over $260,000 has been donated to local organizations in the first five years of the event. Charities who have received the benefits include; Anne Arundel Medical Center, FoodLink, YMCA, U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Orphan Grain Train, Seeds4Success, YoungLife Anne Arundel County, Wellness House of Annapolis and the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis.

    If you are in need of a moving and storage solution, visit our website, on Facebook or call 1-888-33-MYWAY to speak with a friendly and knowledgeable Moving & Storage Consultant.

    About MyWay Mobile Storage
    Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, MyWay Mobile Storage is the leading franchise for do-it-yourself moving and portable storage solutions that can be delivered right to your door and stored in their climate controlled, secure storage facilities. MyWay Mobile Storage has locations in Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Utah. Reported by PRWeb 17 hours ago.

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  • 11/19/18--11:16: Ship traffic, November 20
  • Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Bangkok Bridge Long Beach OAK CMA CGM Rhone Los Angeles OAK MSC Michela Seattle OAK Polynesia Long Beach OAK Due to depart today SHIP TO PORT Frontier Ace San Diego RCH Gudrun Maersk Vostochnyy, Russia OAK Hannover Bridge Tokyo OAK Kauai Honolulu OAK NYK Delphinus Tokyo OAK NYK Meteor Los Angeles OAK Source: S.F. Marine Exchange Reported by SFGate 16 hours ago.

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    NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Bank OZK (“Bank OZK” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: OZK) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and indexed under 18-cv-10800, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities, other than Defendants and their affiliates, who purchased or otherwise, acquired Bank OZK securities between February 19, 2016 through October 18, 2018, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover damages caused by Defendants’ violations of the federal securities laws and to pursue remedies under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder, against the Company and certain of its top officials.If you are a shareholder who purchased Bank OZK securities between February 19, 2016, and October 18, 2018, both dates inclusive, you have until December 26, 2018, to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained at   To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext. 9980. Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and the number of shares purchased. 

    *[Click here to join this class action]*

    Bank OZK was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Company was formerly known as Bank of the Ozarks and changed its name to Bank OZK in July 2018. As of December 31, 2017, the Company operated through 253 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, California, New York, and Mississippi.

    Bank OZK provides a range of retail and commercial banking services to businesses, individuals, and non-profit and governmental entities. In addition to traditional savings and checking accounts, the Company offers various loan products, including real estate loans, such as loans secured by residential 1-4 family, non-farm/non-residential, agricultural, construction/land development, multifamily residential properties, and other land loans; small business and consumer loans; indirect consumer marine and RV loans; and government guaranteed loans comprising SBA and FSA guaranteed loans.

    Throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company’s business, operational and compliance policies. Specifically, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) the Company lacked adequate internal controls to assess credit risk; (ii) as a result, certain of the Company’s loans posed an increased risk of loss; (iii) certain substandard loans were reasonably likely to lead to charge-offs; and (iv) as a result, the Company’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

    On October 18, 2018, the Company reported that it had “incurred combined charge-offs of $45.5 million on two Real Estate Specialties Group credits” that had previously been classified as substandard.

    On this news, the Company’s share price fell $9.33 per share, more than 26%, to close at $25.52 per share on October 19, 2018, on unusually heavy trading volume.

    The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Paris, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 80 years later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of class members. See

    Robert S. Willoughby
    Pomerantz LLP 
    888-476-6529 ext. 9980 Reported by GlobeNewswire 15 hours ago.

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    PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This year, U.S. troops deployed overseas and those protecting the United States southern border get a taste of home on Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees.
    DLA sent more than 300,000 pounds of traditional Thanksgiving food to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys throughout the Middle East, Europe, Africa and even to those here at home in Texas and Arizona.

    It takes a lot of coordination and attention to detail to make sure service members get the Thanksgiving meal they deserve, said Rich Faso, deputy director, DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain in Philadelphia. The planning begins in May and the work continues until the last deliveries are made.

    “The Troop Support Subsistence team is a dedicated group of employees who take pride in ensuring that deployed service members can experience an enjoyable holiday meal each Thanksgiving,” Faso said.

    While it is not exactly the same as being home, it is important for the troops to know that someone cares.

    “Many of America’s military men and women are away from home this Thanksgiving, making sacrifices to secure our freedom and to protect our southern border,” said Army Brig. Gen.  Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander.  “The DLA Troop Support staff and I are excited about this amazing opportunity to provide them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”

    This year, service members serving away from home received:

    · 9,738 whole turkeys
    · 51,234 pounds of roasted turkey
    · 74,036 pounds of beef
    · 21,758 pounds of ham
    · 67,860 pounds of shrimp
    · 16,284 pounds of sweet potatoes
    · 81, 360 pies
    · 19,284 cakes
    · 7,836 gallons of eggnog

    The Subsistence team worked diligently with regional vendors both locally and across the globe to ensure that military food service professionals had what they needed to prepare a festive holiday meal for those away from home this Thanksgiving.

    DLA Troop Support supplies America’s armed forces with $17 billion annually of food, uniforms, protective equipment, medicine and medical supplies, repair parts, and construction and equipment.

    As the nation’s combat logistics support agency, the Defense Logistics Agency manages the global supply chain – from raw materials to end user to disposition – for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, 10 combatant commands, other federal agencies, and partner and allied nations. For more information about DLA, go to:, or

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    · Thanksgiving photo

    CONTACT: Michelle McCaskill
    Defense Logistics Agency

    Alexandria Brimage-Gray
    Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
    215-737-8260 Reported by GlobeNewswire 14 hours ago.

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    New York Mills, Minn., Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, the Brunswick New York Mills Operation received a $10,000 matching safety grant from Minnesota OSHA.  The NYM Operation Safety Committee played a major part in the sourcing and writing of this grant application. 

    The purpose of the grant is to help businesses improve a process to be safer. The grant application was written for three  CartMovers™, which are motorized hand carts that can safely move up to 10 tons.  The carts are very compact for use in tight spaces and can handle inclines and other changes in a plant’s layout without excessive pushing or pulling. 

    The carts have handle bar controls with many safety features, including provisions for safely backing up.  They are multi-directional and electrically powered with rechargeable batteries.

    “These carts are designed to allow users to safely manipulate heavier loads and objects,” said Theresa Berns, Safety Committee member. “We believe using these carts will be significantly safer, and will result in better ergonomics to help further aid our employees.”

    The New York Mills facility participates in the voluntary consultation program with MN OSHA.  “We welcome OSHA into our workplace at any time; we tap into their resources for compliance and best practice questions, as well as their knowledge on specific safety training,” said Roger Cullen, Safety Manager.

    *About Brunswick*
    Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation’s  leading consumer brands include Mercury Marine outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; Mercury global parts and accessories including propellers, and SmartCraft electronics; Power Products Integrated Solutions; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts; Land ’N’ Sea, BLA, Payne’s Marine, Kellogg Marine  & Lankhorst Taselaar marine parts distribution; and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern boats; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group  and SCIFIT fitness equipment; and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture. For more information, visit

    *Crestliner* celebrates 73 years in business and traces its origins to the Aluminum Boat Company that came to life within the walls of an airplane hangar back in 1946.  Several transitions later, the company became known as Crestliner, and in 1991, the rivet-free UniWeld welded hull was a true revolution in aluminum boats.  Crestliner continues to lead in innovations and setting new standards. Learn more about Crestliner and its line of boats by visiting

    Based in New York Mills, MN - *Lund Boats* has been manufacturing high quality aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats since 1948.  Lund Boats are built by people who love to fish and take pride in engineering and building the most innovative and durable fishing boat on the market.  Whether you're a part-time weekend angler, or a serious tournament pro or guide, Lund prides itself on delivering the Ultimate Fishing Experience!  Learn more about Lund and its line of boats by visiting

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    *Lubrizol to Present at the 14^th ICIS Pan American
    Base Oils & Lubricants Conference*

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    CLEVELAND, November 19, 2018 - The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it will present at the 14^th ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference in Jersey City November 28-30, 2018. Martin Birze, regional business manager, passenger car motor oils for the Americas, will present Enabling Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Technology: Beyond API SN PLUS & ILSAC GF-6 on Tuesday, November 28 at 1:30 p.m. EST. This presentation will focus on the growth rate of TGDI engines across the Americas and the need to address the lubrication challenges associated with this technology, namely low speed pre-ignition (LSPI). The automotive industry's acknowledgment of the damaging effects of LSPI brought about the recent licensing of new API SN PLUS oils, specifically designed to mitigate this harmful, abnormal combustion event in TGDI engines. However, further research in the field has shown differences in the LSPI mitigating performance of different additive formulations throughout the oil drain interval. The presentation will address how Lubrizol has gone beyond the standard to evaluate LSPI propensity not just at fresh oil, but as the oil ages, and will illustrate that not all LSPI solutions are created equally.

    *About Lubrizol Engine Oils*

    Lubrizol engine oil additives are comprehensively designed to protect all types of engines-including heavy duty diesel, passenger car, marine, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, power tool and stationary natural gas-in a variety of operating environments. Lubrizol's diverse product portfolio delivers the right oil for the right application, enhancing vehicle performance while minimizing environmental impact for modern, high-the engines as well as older models.

    *About The Lubrizol Corporation *
    The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

    With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2017 were $6.3 billion. For more information, visit


    *Media Contact*

    Rebecca Appledorn

    +1 440 347 8731

    The Lubrizol Corporation





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