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Canterbury Park Holding Corporation Reports 2022 Second Quarter Results

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 9:05pm

We had a strong second quarter with revenue rising 12% to $17.8 million and adjusted EBITDA growing 1% to $3.6 million year-over-year, both of which were records for our second quarter, said Randy Sampson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canterbury Park.

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  • We had a strong second quarter with revenue rising 12% to $17.8 million and adjusted EBITDA growing 1% to $3.6 million year-over-year, both of which were records for our second quarter, said Randy Sampson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canterbury Park.
  • Canterbury Parks 65-day race meet began on May 18, 2022 and revenue in the second quarter benefitted from increased guest attendance at our live meet.
  • Work on a growing number of development projects at Canterbury Commons continued in the second quarter, including initial work on several new projects.
  • Canterbury Park Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: CPHC) owns and operates Canterbury Park Racetrack and Card Casino in Shakopee, Minnesota, the only thoroughbred and quarter horse racing facility in the State.

Minnesota Community Specifies Penetron for Safe Drinking Water Treatment Plant

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 9:00am

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity – and softer water. PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline concrete waterproofing admixture, was specified to increase the durability of all the plant's concrete structures.

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  • Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity and softer water.
  • EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity and softer water.
  • The three regional water treatment plants from the late 1960s and the two existing wells were replaced by one central treatment plant for drinking water.
  • The new 3.5 MGD, 26,000 ft2 water treatment plant also comprises a new centralized lime softening water treatment plant to improve the quality of the region's notoriously hard water.

City of Manteca, CA - the Latest Target for anti-Hindu Propaganda

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 3:13pm

ROCKAWAY, N.J., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released in July 2022, researchers at Rutgers University concluded that Hinduphobia has a strong and growing online presence and has been increasing in recent yearsi. Ironically, around the same time, the City of Manteca, in a last-minute special meeting, voted to rescind the proclamation awarded to Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh on the occasion of "Health for Humanity - Yogathon 2022". 

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  • This Hinduphobic action by the City has caused angst and fear amongthe Hindu Americans who live in and around the City.
  • Regardless of HSS volunteers' selflesswork within the society, the City of Manteca, California, chose to revisitthe proclamation given to HSS in January 2022.
  • Neither the Mayor's office nor the City Council formally notifiedHSS despite keeping the HSS on their public discussion agenda.
  • Ignoring the local volunteers' request and without due diligence, the City of Manteca rescinded the proclamation.

Essential Utilities Appoints New Chief of Staff

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 11:45am

Essential Utilities announced today the promotion of Dave Kralle to Chief of Staff to the Essential Chairman and CEO Christopher Franklin who created the role shortly after his appointment in 2015.

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  • Essential Utilities announced today the promotion of Dave Kralle to Chief of Staff to the Essential Chairman and CEO Christopher Franklin who created the role shortly after his appointment in 2015.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220805005495/en/
    Dave Kralle has been named chief of staff at Essential Utilities.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    As chief of staff, Kralle will play a key role, ensuring that the companys vision and core values including an increased emphasis on people are fully integrated throughout the organization.
  • Essential Chairman and CEO Christopher Franklin said, Dave has been a valuable asset for the company in his government affairs role, which requires many of the same skills that will make him successful as chief of staff.

Los Angeles City Council Votes NO on SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill, Sends Strong Message to Sacramento and Senator Wiener that Public Safety is more Important than Nightlife Revenue

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 3:35am

SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."

Key Points: 
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • The experiment would take place in 6 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • In Los Angeles, the powerful Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) came out against SB 930 in a letter made public before a City Hall opposition rally last week.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

Urban One, Inc. Announces it will Pursue Running a 2023 Referendum Campaign to Approve the One Resort + Casino Project

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:30pm

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  • SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban One announced today that it will pursue running a referendum campaign to approve the One Resort + Casino project in the 2023 election cycle as provided by the current Virginia budget language.
  • We are now focused on winning the Richmond casino referendum in 2023."
  • The One Resort + Casino project will be located in South Richmond, right off I-95 at the Bell's Road exit.
  • We also have invested in a minority ownership interest in MGM National Harbor, a gaming resort located in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Marlin Spring Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Provide 90+ Affordable Housing Units within Two Toronto Developments

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 3:00pm

City Council approved a Marlin Spring proposal to develop and construct a 26-storey condominium building at 316-336 Campbell Road in Toronto in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood.

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  • City Council approved a Marlin Spring proposal to develop and construct a 26-storey condominium building at 316-336 Campbell Road in Toronto in the Junction Triangle neighbourhood.
  • The building will contain approximately 315 residential units, of which 21 will be affordable rental co-ops as well as an additional 9 rental replacement units.
  • City Council also approved plans to develop and construct a multi-tower condominium development at 1978-2002 Lake Shore Blvd.
  • The 36 and 20-storey buildings will sit on top of a 5-storey podium and will provide 600+ homes, including 61 affordable rental units.

Los Angeles Rallies to STOP SB 930 - 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 2:03am

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice, along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930. The "gut & amend" bill, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assembly Member Mark Haney (D-San Francisco) is the 5th attempt since 2013 to disrupt the protections of California's statewide uniform last call.

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  • LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice , along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz , demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930.
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • "The data is clear and this is why we must prevent the 4 a.m. bar bill from taking effect in Los Angeles and in California.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

Top Real Estate Agent Emily Bregman Returns to Brentwood Office Of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 9:39pm

Los Angeles, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is proud to announce Emily Bregman, a top-producing and highly successful real estate agent specializing in the sale and purchase of fine homes on the Westside of Los Angeles, has rejoined the Brentwood office.

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  • Los Angeles, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is proud to announce Emily Bregman, a top-producing and highly successful real estate agent specializing in the sale and purchase of fine homes on the Westside of Los Angeles, has rejoined the Brentwood office.
  • Emily is much more than a heavy-hitter as an agent shes a concierge, an adviser, and most notably, a connector, Branch Manager Tim Swan said.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties proudly supports nearly 3,000 sales associates in 42 offices spanning Santa Barbara to San Diego.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties is a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., and a member of HSF Affiliates, LLC.

Topgolf Set to Enter Rhode Island with a Venue Slated for the Providence Area

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 1:00pm

DALLAS, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sports and entertainment company Topgolf Entertainment Group is bringing its technology-driven golf entertainment experience to the Greater Providence area, marking the company's entry into Rhode Island.

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  • DALLAS, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Global sports and entertainment company Topgolf Entertainment Group is bringing its technology-driven golf entertainment experience to the Greater Providence area, marking the company's entry into Rhode Island.
  • "We are thrilled to be entering the state of Rhode Island, and more specifically, the wonderful community of Cranston within the Greater Providence metro area," said Topgolf Chief Development Officer Chris Callaway.
  • Topgolf Entertainment Group is a technology-enabled global sports and entertainment company that brings joy through more ways to play the game of golf.
  • Topgolf Entertainment Group's brands include Topgolf venues, Topgolf Media and Toptracer technology.