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Aug 21, 2020, 23:09 ET Greg Lindberg Attorney Issues Statement As Case Moves to Appellate Court: Says Lindberg's Actions 'Surely Not a Crime'

Brandon N. McCarthy, legal counsel for Greg Lindberg, issued the following statement today: "It is deeply disappointing that a man who managed to...


Aug 21, 2020, 20:36 ET California School Nutrition Association Joins With Representative Susan Davis Asking USDA for School Meal Relief

The California School Nutrition Association (CSNA) reached out to Rep. Susan Davis, Congresswoman from San Diego, to draft a letter to USDA Secretary ...


Aug 21, 2020, 20:00 ET USINPAC Leadership Comments on Sen. Kamala Harris's Acceptance of VP Nomination

On a historic Wednesday night, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris became the first black woman as well as of Indian descent to formally accept the...


Aug 21, 2020, 19:56 ET Worthwhile Wear Shares How a Simple Act Can Support Survivors of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the second-largest criminal industry in the world, with over 800,000 people trafficked against their will across international...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:53 ET Statement From Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois welcomes the opportunity to participate in stakeholder discussions designed to develop sound energy policy for Illinois. At Ameren...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:29 ET Insurance Commissioner to Investigate Key Wildfire Insurance Issues Under Legislation Headed to Senate Floor, says Consumer Watchdog

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara would investigate and develop solutions to ensure affordable, accessible insurance for homeowners in...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:22 ET ERCC/Abbott Ambulance Dispatchers and Call Takers Ratify First Teamsters Contract

Following a November 2019 representation election and intense negotiations that were interrupted by COVID-19 and completed virtually, dispatchers and ...


Aug 21, 2020, 16:50 ET LGBTQ+ Family Support Group Joins Teamsters Local 856

Workers at the Our Family Coalition based in San Francisco have joined Teamsters Local 856. The Coalition organizes workshops, support groups,...


Aug 21, 2020, 16:06 ET Country Music Artists to Headline #FarmON Benefit Concert Supporting 4-H

Viewers tuning into Farm Journal's #FarmON™ Benefit Concert at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 27, will hear some of today's top voices in country music...


Aug 21, 2020, 16:00 ET Boy Scouts of America Notifies Members, Donors and Alumni About Impact of Blackbaud Data Security Incident

The Boy Scouts of America ("BSA") is continuing efforts to notify members, donors, and alumni whose information may have been impacted by a recent...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:30 ET AACC Honors Senator Roy Blunt for His Dedication to Improving Pediatric Medical Testing

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:17 ET California Wildfire Help: U-Haul Expands Free Storage Offer to Bay Area, Red Bluff

U-Haul® is now offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents affected by the Elkhorn Fire (or the 3-4 Fire) in western Tehama County, as well as ...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:12 ET CAIR, CAIR-Arizona Demand Criminal Probe, Firing of Officers Involved in 2017 Killing of Black Muslim Man

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Arizona chapter (CAIR-Arizona) today demanded a transparent and independent criminal...


Aug 21, 2020, 15:02 ET Web Summit Relações com Investidores e Mercado de Capitais ocorrerá entre os dias 24 e 27 de agosto de 2020

O 1º Web Summit Relações com Investidores e Mercado de Capitais acontece entre os dias 24 e 27 de agosto de 2020. O evento será gratuito e 100%...


Aug 21, 2020, 14:57 ET Update: Securus Technologies Provides 176 Million Free Minutes Of Phone Connection During Pandemic

Securus Technologies today provided an update on the company's COVID-19 assistance efforts, providing free calls, video connections, and JPay Stamps...


Aug 21, 2020, 14:49 ET National Safety Council Moves its Flagship Event - NSC Congress & Expo - Virtual

Amid continuing concerns about COVID-19, the National Safety Council will host its annual flagship conference, NSC Congress & Expo, as a fully...


Aug 21, 2020, 14:48 ET How Food Resources Economics Professionals Are Helping to Overcome COVID Impacts in the USA

In these uncertain times, navigating the challenges that have a lasting impact on multiple areas can be difficult. While the world is responding to...


Aug 21, 2020, 13:40 ET Toronto Police Service Goes All-In with Axon Body Cameras and Digital Evidence Management Software; Commits to Providing Transparency and Accountability for its Community

Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced that the Toronto Police Service (TPS) is deploying...


Aug 21, 2020, 13:23 ET Trip Advisor Names Palm Springs Air Museum 2020 Travelers' Choice Winner

Congratulations to Palm Springs Air Museum on being a Travelers' Choice Winner. Each year, Trip Advisor combs through reviews, ratings, and saves...


Aug 21, 2020, 13:09 ET New National Survey Finds Broad Support for Federal, State, and Local Mask Mandates

Today, the COVID Collaborative, a platform for bringing experts in health, education and the economy together with state and local leaders to solve...


Aug 21, 2020, 12:48 ET Internationally Recognized, Award Winning One Voice Children's Choir Releases First, Mid-Pandemic Music Video to Honor Essential Workers, Teachers, Parents and Everyday Heroes

One Voice Children's Choir (OVCC) a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, today honors essential workers, teachers, parents and all every-day heroes...


Aug 21, 2020, 12:00 ET Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Donates $50,000 to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Funding the James Weldon Johnson Scholarship

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will donate $50,000 to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAACP) to fund the new James ...


Aug 21, 2020, 11:35 ET UK Cruise Line Verifies St Kitts and Nevis for the 2021/2022 Cruise Season

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, a UK-based company, announced that the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will be a port of call in its 2021/2022 itinerary....


Aug 21, 2020, 11:20 ET SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2020 measured 3.08%, up from 2.64% in July. "SS&C GlobeOp's Forward Redemption Indicator for ...


Aug 21, 2020, 11:06 ET Blue Plus Adds Online Program for Mental Health Support

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Plus) today announced that more than 200,000 members enrolled in state medical assistance ...