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Farmer-owned cooperative CHS elects directors; 2017 officer slate elected

12 12 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 12, 2017 -- CHS owners have elected farmers from Illinois and Minnesota, and re-elected five other farmers to serve three-year terms as directors of the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and global energy, grains and foods company. The owners also elected a Washington farmer to serve a one-year term on the cooperative's board of directors. The elections took place during the 2017 CHS Annual Meeting held Dec. 8, in Minneapolis. CHS Directors must be full-time farmers or ranchers to be eligible for election to the 17-member board. Newly elected Director Scott Cordes of Wanamingo, Minn., succeeds Curt Eischens of Minneota, Minn., who had served on the board since 1990. With his brother and nephew, Cordes operates a 1,000-acre corn and soybean farm. He received his bachelor's degree in agricultural economics from the University of Minnesota and previously served as the president of CHS Hedging. Newly elected Director Tracy Jones of Kirkland,...

ACORDA THERAPEUTICS DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. To Contact The Firm

12 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. ("Acorda" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ACOR) of the January 16, 2018 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company. If you invested in Acorda stock or options between April 18, 2016 and November 14, 2017 and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/ACOR. There is no cost or obligation to you. You can also contact us by calling Richard Gonnello toll free at 877-247-4292 or at 212-983-9330 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected]   CONTACT:FARUQI & FARUQI, LLP685 Third Avenue, 26th FloorNew York, NY 10017Attn:  Richard Gonnello, [email protected]: (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330 The lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all...

Comprehensive Drilling Program Commences At The Piedmont Lithium Project

12 12 2017

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BLOCKv partners with MegaFon and Showcases New Technology Platform with Digital Treasure Hunt in Russia

12 12 2017

ZUG, Switzerland, Dec. 12, 2017 -- BLOCKv is showcasing its technology with an innovative contest leading up to a concert at Moscow's Olympic Stadium featuring Leningrad, one of the biggest bands in Russia. The contest, a digital treasure hunt for fans of the band, is sponsored by MegaFon, one of the largest telecom operators in Russia. "MegaFon is using our technology to build excitement prior to a huge show with an augmented reality holiday themed treasure hunt around Moscow," explains BLOCKv CEO Reeve Collins. "It will provide a new, novel engaging experience not possible before BLOCKv". In the contest, fans of the band will go on an augmented reality journey to collect digital objects found in real-world Moscow locations like St. Basil's Cathedral and The Bolshoi Theatre.  Fifty tickets for the Dec. 16 concert will be awarded – and every participant will win a "surprise" prize too. "BLOCKv is a technology platform and this is just one example of the types of experiences...

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa and Michael Feliz greet fans and sign autographs during toy drive at Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center in The Woodlands

12 12 2017

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Astros fans started lining up at 8 a.m. Saturday, December 9, outside Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center in The Woodlands to meet Houston Astros' shortstop Carlos Correa.  The emergency care center teamed up with Correa for a toy drive benefiting underprivileged children in Montgomery County and children in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria.  Fans showed up with new, unwrapped toys and were excited to see the world champion brought his fiancée, Daniella Rodriguez, and Astros' relief pitcher Michael Feliz. Michael Feliz, Daniella Rodriguez and Carlos Correa with Texas United for Puerto Rico members Houston Astros' shortstop Carlos Correa signs autographs for more than 200 fans at a toy drive. The players signed bats, gloves, baseballs and jerseys for Astros enthusiasts while collecting more than 800 toys.  "We couldn't be more pleased with the turnout and the number of toys we...

Sinclair Raises Additional Term Loans and Amends Bank Credit Agreement

12 12 2017

BALTIMORE, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. ("Sinclair" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinclair Television Group, Inc. ("STG"), has raised new incremental term B loans and amended certain terms under its existing bank credit facility.  Sinclair raised $3.725 billion of new term B loans maturing 2024 and priced at LIBOR plus 2.50%.  The proceeds from the term B loans, which will be drawn at closing, are expected to be used to purchase the outstanding shares of Tribune Media Company ("Tribune"), refinance certain of Tribune's existing indebtedness, pay costs and expenses expected to be incurred in connection with the acquisition, and for general corporate purposes.     Sinclair is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Pro forma for the Tribune acquisition (before any related divestitures), the Company will own, operate and/or provide services...

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge

12 12 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2017 -- AARP Foundation and Rock Health have announced DispatchHealth as the winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with solutions that help vulnerable older adults remain in their homes and communities. The challenge is focused on innovations that reduce unnecessary health care services, costs and hospital readmission rates while allowing older adults the opportunity to live independently in their homes. This year's finalists were DispatchHealth, FRND Health, and RoundTrip.DispatchHealth is a provider of mobile and virtual healthcare. They are working to redefine healthcare delivery by providing convenient and affordable on-demand acute care services in the home."Healthy housing is essential to fighting senior poverty," said Lisa Marsh Ryerson, AARP Foundation President. "When people can stay in their homes as they age, they stay involved in their communities, which benefits us all. All three finalists...

Sunda Tech (HK) LTD Introduces New Range Of Automation Parts And Batteries To Follow Market Trends

12 12 2017

Sunda Tech (HK) LTD sells various industrial parts for different sectors. Their products mainly include batteries, hand wheel, proximity sensors, etc. Introduction of various automation parts has revolutionized the industrial sector. Manufacturing sector has grown by leaps and bounds. There are various companies that are supplying automation parts. It is important to stay connected with a professional company that provides quality industrial product. Professional companies make sure that the client gets durable products that provide value for money. One of the companies that have been supplying these automation parts to different industries includes Sunda Tech (HK) LTD. It is important to go through a proper research in order to get quality products. There are various kinds of switches available on the website. The photoelectric switch can be bought in bulk for industrial use. They are mainly Omron Switches that are durable and are completely safe to use. Buyers need to make sure that they...

Sunda Tech (HK) Ltd Distributes Various Industry Automation And Electric-field Products At Factory Cost

12 12 2017

Since 2005, Sunda Tech (HK) Ltd has focused on wholesaling and distributing a wide range of industry automation and pulsed electric-field products including PLCs, temperature controllers, proximity switches, contactors, photoelectric switches, and servo drives to name a few. Industrial automation control systems, products, and components find widespread application in a range of industries for monitoring automation of material handling, quality control, and manufacturing methods. The automation control products can be classified as control devices, solid-state gadgets, electromechanical, and mechanical systems. The vast range of industry-oriented automation systems include transfer switches, timers, system elements, program level controllers, starters, solenoids, servo motors, contactors, relays, programmable controllers, rheostats, photoelectric relays, overload devices, motor controllers, autotransformers, and reactors. These automation systems serve as a replacement for manually controlled...

Author’s new book “Sewing the Magic In” receives a warm literary welcome

12 12 2017

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Children – Picture Book book “Sewing the Magic In” by Lisa Gammon Olson, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1632331241. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies. “Reviewed By Mamta Madhavan for Readers’ Favorite In the storybook Sewing the Magic in at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus by Lisa Gammon Olson, readers are introduced to Nora, a little girl who is watching the daily activities of a circus preparing for the new season. Though she is trying to focus on her work, she...

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