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Miss Missouri Teen USA Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff Crowned Miss Teen USA 2017

2017-07-30

Sophia graduated from high school a year early this past spring to start her undergraduate studies next fall at the University of Kansas.  With an interest for justice, the Kansas City native plans to attend law school and pursue a degree in Political Science and Ethics. Sophia created Community and Scholars Cooperatively (CASC), an organization focused on making community service opportunities fun and easy for teenagers. Growing up with a family member who has Down syndrome, Sophia dedicated her time to Best Buddies, The Down Syndrome Guild, and Vocational Services, Inc., among other organizations. Sophia’s advocacy for those who are disabled led her to work alongside Missouri state legislators to create policies that provide them with the best quality care. In recognition of her efforts, Sophia was awarded the Gold Award, the highest achievement within Girl Scouts of the USA.  Heidi Powell and Erin Lim hosted the competition with a special performance by Jorge Blanco. Judges...

St. Louis Daily Ledger Local News Website Offers St. Louis Breaking News
St. Louis Daily Ledger Local News Website Offers St. Louis Breaking News

2017-07-29

ST. LOUIS, MO – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — St. Louis Daily Ledger, sometimes referred to as StLouisLocalNews.com or just St. Louis Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in St. Louis, Missouri. St. Louis Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for residents to send in local news in their neighborhood and community. St. Louis Breaking News also provides 

The Future of Missouri's Education: Achieving the Best Results
The Future of Missouri's Education: Achieving the Best Results

2017-07-28

Global Futurist Jack Uldrich will deliver a keynote speech on the Future of Education to the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education on July 30. Press Release – updated: Jul 27, 2017 21:00 CDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 27, 2017 – When it comes to education, it may seem ironic, but Futurist Jack Uldrich says in order to achieve the best results one of the key factors will be based on the ability of educators and administrators to unlearn. In 2004 Jack founded The School of Unlearning. He speaks worldwide on a variety of topics including education, agriculture, finance. His work is based on the transformational principles of unlearning — or freeing yourself from obsolete knowledge...

BNIM Celebrates Opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center to Train More Doctors for Missouri
BNIM Celebrates Opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center to Train More Doctors for Missouri

2017-07-28

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 28, 2017 — BNIM announced the opening of The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center (PCCLC), a $42.5 million, six-story, 98,888 square-foot education building at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine in Columbia, Mo. The facility serves the school’s mission to educate students to provide patient-centered care and includes an anatomy lab, an active learning classroom, clinical simulation rooms, problem-based learning classrooms, and student seminar rooms, as well as support spaces, including offices and student lounge areas. The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center at the University of Missouri School of Medicine by BNIM The PCCLC, which is focused on addressing a critical shortage of physicians in the state and nation, is a partnership between...

The RoadBID Show – The First North American Vehicle Branding Festival How Vehicle OEM’s Service & Product Providers Will Bridge the Gap with Millennials
The RoadBID Show – The First North American Vehicle Branding Festival How Vehicle OEM’s Service & Product Providers Will Bridge the Gap with Millennials

2017-07-28

The RoadBID Show – The First North American Vehicle Branding Festival How Vehicle OEM’s Service & Product Providers Will Bridge the Gap with Millennials Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 2017– RoadBID Show – North American Vehicle Branding Tour 2018 A Call to Vehicle OEM’s, Vehicle Service & Product Providers, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Race Car Drivers, Race Car Owners, Musicians, Speakers, Comedians, Agents, Managers and Vehicle Enthusiasts The RoadBID Show is a North American vehicle branding tour for the vehicle enthusiasts across 12 major motor speedway cities in the US and Canada. The Show Components comprise of:1-A Green Vs. Gas Race (EV & Combustion Race) at the Speedway2-The 1st North American Vehicle Branding Fashion Show (Choreographed Dance with Vehicle Brand Apparel & Accessories)3-A Live Vehicle Enthusiast Music Concert Festival with Top Entertainers, Comedians & Honorary Speakers4-A Vehicle Enthusiast...

Meredith Reports Record Fiscal 2017 Revenue And Earnings
Meredith Reports Record Fiscal 2017 Revenue And Earnings

2017-07-27

“We delivered record revenue and profit in fiscal 2017 as we continue to aggressively execute our multi-platform growth strategies, including rapid expansion of our highly profitable digital activities,” said Meredith Chairman and CEO Stephen M. Lacy.  “Additionally, we delivered strong cash flow and higher profit margins.  This enabled us to continue successful execution of our Total Shareholder Return (TSR) strategy.” Fiscal 2017 financial highlights, compared to the prior year, included: Earnings per share were $4.16, compared to $0.75. Excluding special items in both periods, earnings per share grew to $4.00, an increase of more than 20 percent. (See Tables 1-5 for supplemental disclosures regarding non-GAAP financial measures.) Operating profit margin grew to 18 percent. Total Company revenues grew 4 percent to a record $1.7 billion, and total advertising revenues grew 2 percent to $934 million. “We expanded our audience across media platforms...

Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Road Builder/Contractor in Missouri to Call about Rewards If Their Employer Is Falsely Claiming to Be A Minority Owned Business

2017-07-27

If you work for a company that is falsely claiming to be a minority/woman owned business in Missouri to get an unfair competitive advantage on federal jobs or federal contract bidding-please call us” — Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 27, 2017 — The Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “We are urging a manager or employee of a company in Missouri providing any type of service to the federal government to call us anytime at 866-714-6466 if their employer is falsely claiming to be a woman or minority owned business. As we would like to discuss anytime the rewards for this type of information can be very substantial.” http://Missouri.CorporateWhistleblower.Com The Missouri Corporate Whistleblower Center believes that...

Smart Grid Market by Software, Hardware, Service, and Region – Global Forecast to 2022

2017-07-25

NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 — Government policies, legislative mandates, and regional government initiatives for smart meter roll-outs are driving the smart grid marketThe smart grid market size is estimated to grow from USD 20.83 billion in 2017 to USD 50.65 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19.4%. Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p05018004/Smart-Grid-Market-by-Software-Hardware-Service-and-Region-Global-Forecast-to.html The market is driven by factors the availability of hardware and connectivity devices at affordable cost, rising need for real-time information system, government policies and legislative mandates, regional government initiatives for smart meter roll-outs, increasing demand for integration of renewable energy sources, and...

Best College Values Publishes Ranking of 50 Best Value Doctorates of Nursing Practice 2017

2017-07-24

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 24, 2017 — Best College Values has just published the next in its series of “Best Value” rankings, the 50 Best Value Doctorates of Nursing Practice 2017 (http://www.bestcollegevalues.com/rankings/best-value-dnp/). All rankings in this series highlight degree programs offered through colleges and universities that provide both a reputably high quality education and affordable tuition rates, with a high return on investment. This particular ranking only assessed schools that are regionally accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies for colleges and schools, and includes traditional, hybrid (online and on-campus), and fully online programs of study. It was built from a pool of over 200 highly reputable colleges and universities which have been narrowed down to the top 50 of these programs. Placing first...

After 20 Years of Scrutiny Researchers Confirm Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer May Not Save Lives
After 20 Years of Scrutiny Researchers Confirm Surgery for Early Prostate Cancer May Not Save Lives

2017-07-23

As treatments for prostate cancer continue to evolve, this study underscores the importance for men to research their options for early detected prostate cancer Santa Rosa, CA July 23, 2017 — A 20-year-long study by a national research team including Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and led by the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Health Care System overwhelmingly supports growing evidence that prostate cancer surgery performed on men in the early stages of the disease offers very few benefits. In the cases involved with this study, surgery did not prolong life and often caused serious complications such as; infection,...

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