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Mar 24, 2017, 20:14 ET Gifted Star Mckenna Grace Becomes A Girl Scout

Today, actress Mckenna Grace of Fox Searchlight Pictures' new film Gifted joined the ranks of proud Girl Scouts after being officially pinned a...


Mar 24, 2017, 19:54 ET Actor Colin Farrell Speaks from the Heart at Gatepath's Power of Possibilities Event

Actor Colin Farrell was the featured guest at Gatepath's annual The Power of Possibilities event. As a parent of a child with special needs,...


Mar 24, 2017, 16:30 ET Duck Donuts Launches National Partnership with Gabe's Chemo Duck Program at Penn State Children's Hospital

Russ DiGilio, founder and owner of Duck Donuts Franchising Company LLC, headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pa., has announced the company's first...


Mar 24, 2017, 16:00 ET Susan T. House Elected 2017-2018 President of ACTEC (The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel)

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a prestigious association of highly-credentialed trust and estate lawyers, has elected...


Mar 24, 2017, 15:45 ET Sen. Schumer Joins ASPCA in Urging USDA to Restore Public Access to Animal Welfare Data

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was joined by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at the ASPCA Adoption...


Mar 24, 2017, 15:04 ET ATA Announces Renewal of HireRight as ATA Corporate Partner

Today, American Trucking Associations announced HireRight, one of the world's largest providers of employee background check services, was renewed...


Mar 24, 2017, 14:45 ET 'Armed Evil Always Beats Unarmed Innocence,' Warns SAF Founder

Wednesday's horrific terror attack in London that left three people dead, including an unarmed police constable, underscores the dangerously...


Mar 24, 2017, 14:45 ET International Airline Association Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban

APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association), a four-decade old international airline trade association, called for immediate...


Mar 24, 2017, 14:07 ET Fire Is Fast: A Tale Of Many Fires

Recent fires with buildings under construction have caught the attention of our nation. Fire is fast. These fires have shown just that, and should...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:43 ET National Safety Council Statement on Utah Lowering its Legal Alcohol Concentration Limit to 0.05

The National Safety Council applauds Utah Gov. Gary Herbert for signing into law, and Rep. Norm Thurston for introducing legislation establishing...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:37 ET Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA

Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA. "The American Health Care Act is -- to start -- a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:37 ET San Antonio Zoo Achieves Humane Certification for Animal Welfare

Today, American Humane, the country's first national humane organization and the world's largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being,...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:33 ET Longtime Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Leader, Richard L. Boals, Retiring

Richard L. Boals, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), announced his retirement today after 45 years at the company, 14...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:30 ET NCCN Foundation Board Names New Leadership

The NCCN Foundation® has named Gena Cook, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Navigating Cancer, as Chair of the NCCN Foundation Board of...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:28 ET Member of Warrior Rising Board of Directors RUCKS for March Madness to Raise Money for Veteran Owned Businesses

Warrior Rising, a nonprofit veteran organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is supporting Melissa Coloton, Warrior Rising Board Member,...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:15 ET Personally Identifiable Information Found on 40 Percent of Used Devices in Largest Study To-Date

The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) announced today the results of the largest study to date of the presence of...


Mar 24, 2017, 12:35 ET Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The...


Mar 24, 2017, 12:04 ET U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2017 to Focus on Intelligent Systems in Modern Healthcare

Intelligent systems have revolutionized modern healthcare, providing new ways for caregivers to deliver treatments to patients, and supporting a...


Mar 24, 2017, 12:02 ET Congress and Healthcare: What Now? Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip of the Democratic Caucus to Speak at National Press Club Newsmaker March 29

What comes next in the Congressional battle for healthcare legislation? Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip of the Democratic Caucus,...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:58 ET Foreign Ministers from the Baltic States to Discuss Relations with the U.S., NATO, and Russian Influence at Press Club Newsmaker Tuesday, March 28

The foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will discuss their countries' relations with the United States, as well as the importance of...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:17 ET US Nigeria Council Ushers in New Era in US - Nigeria Relations

The US Nigeria Council (USNC) was launched on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 in Lagos at a dinner of leading Nigerian and American businesses. Hosted...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:03 ET New England Pediatric Device Consortium Awards Velano Vascular in Support of Needle Free Blood Draw Technology

New England Pediatric Device Consortium (NEPDC) announced Velano Vascular as the recipient of an award including funding and in-kind service...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:00 ET Trucking Moves America Forward Celebrates Third Anniversary, Announces Milestones and Plans

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide image and education movement, today provided an update on its continued efforts to promote...


Mar 24, 2017, 10:35 ET Ment'or Kicks Off Search For 2019 Bocuse d'Or Team USA

Ment'or kicks off the search for the next American chef who will represent the United States at the Bocuse d'Or culinary competition in 2019. This...


Mar 24, 2017, 10:29 ET American Diabetes Association® Urges Opposition to the American Health Care Act

As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation to repeal and replace the Patient...