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16:18 ET NYU Tandon's Beth Simone Noveck Takes On Additional Role: New Jersey's First Chief Innovation Officer

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Simone Noveck, founder and director of The Governance Lab (The GovLab) and professor at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, will be the State of New Jersey's first chief innovation officer. Governor Phil Murphy, who made the announcement on Monday, August 13, 2018, said the New Jersey native will focus on initiatives designed to ...

09:25 ET Better Doctor/Patient Communication Means Better Outcomes in Cancer Care, According to a Report in JNCCN

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from the American Cancer Society has found cancer patients who reported greater satisfaction in the way their provider communicated...

09:12 ET Armstrong International Cultural Foundation Announces Extension Of Biblical Exhibit

EDMOND, Okla., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong International Cultural Foundation announces the extension of its highly popular archaeology exhibit, "Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah...

09:04 ET Lockheed Martin Receives $218 Million Contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Launcher

DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $218 million contract to produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers and associated...

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Jun 29, 2018, 07:47 ET Wolf-PAC spends nearly $50,000 in Maryland State Senate Race

BALTIMORE, June 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Antonio Hayes, who just defeated Barbara Robinson in the district 40 primary election for state senate, received support from Wolf-PAC, a political...

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