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SpineX Demonstrates Groundbreaking Technology to Treat Children with Cerebral Palsy

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

SpineX, Inc., a clinical stage medtech company today announced the groundbreaking results its first in human study in children with cerebral palsy.

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  • SpineX, Inc., a clinical stage medtech company today announced the groundbreaking results its first in human study in children with cerebral palsy.
  • The study is published in the esteemed medical journal Nature Communications demonstrating unparalleled functional improvements with its proprietary non-surgical treatment SCiPTM (Spinal Cord Innovation in Pediatrics) in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP).
  • SpineX was awarded the Breakthrough Device Designation (BDD) from US FDA for SCiP and the proposed treatment of CP.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005002/en/
    SCiP therapy for Cerebral Palsy (CP) (Photo: Business Wire)
    CP is severely debilitating with no current cure.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana Announces Agreement to Acquire Northwest Bancshares Corporation

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

SHREVEPORT, La., Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (the Company or Home Federal Bancorp) (Nasdaq: HFBL), the holding company of Home Federal Bank, and Northwest Bancshares Corporation (Northwest Bancshares), the holding company of the First National Bank of Benton (First National), announced today the signing of a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger (Merger Agreement) pursuant to which the Company will acquire Northwest Bancshares in an all cash acquisition.

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  • SHREVEPORT, La., Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (the Company or Home Federal Bancorp) (Nasdaq: HFBL), the holding company of Home Federal Bank, and Northwest Bancshares Corporation (Northwest Bancshares), the holding company of the First National Bank of Benton (First National), announced today the signing of a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger (Merger Agreement) pursuant to which the Company will acquire Northwest Bancshares in an all cash acquisition.
  • Justin Whittington, Chairman of the Board of Northwest Bancshares commented, This merger will benefit our customers, our community and our shareholders.
  • SEACAP Financial, LLC, acted as financial advisor to Northwest Bancshares andButler Snow LLPacted as its legal advisor in the transaction.
  • Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana is the holding company for Home Federal Bank which conducts business from its nine full-service banking offices and home office in northwest Louisiana.

Carahsoft Hosts Booth and Reception at IACP Annual Conference 2022 October 15-18, 2022 in Dallas, TX

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Attendees are invited to attend Carahsofts after-hours networking reception on October 17th from 5:00 7:00p.m.

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  • Attendees are invited to attend Carahsofts after-hours networking reception on October 17th from 5:00 7:00p.m.
  • This event will be open to all IACP attendees and partners who present an IACP badge at the entrance.
  • The workshop is sponsored by Axon and features speakers George Vit, Board Member, LEIT, IACP and Dawn Layman, Chief of Police, Lenexa Police Department.
  • For more information regarding Carahsofts presence at the event, contact Jason Wheeler at (571) 662-3031 or [email protected] ; or visit Carahsofts IACP event site .

Appia Announces It Has Signed a Letter of Intent with the Fond Du Lac Denesuline First Nation

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Letter of Intent reflects a meaningful relationship between Appia Rare Earths & Uranium Corp. and Fond du Lac who are working together for the mutual benefit of the Fond du Lac community as well as neighbouring communities within the Athabasca Region.

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  • The Letter of Intent reflects a meaningful relationship between Appia Rare Earths & Uranium Corp. and Fond du Lac who are working together for the mutual benefit of the Fond du Lac community as well as neighbouring communities within the Athabasca Region.
  • Appia and Fond du Lac have agreed to formulize their intentions following this Letter of Intent, and move this project forward by negotiating final agreements.
  • The continuing relationship with Fond du Lac can only generate substantial long-term economic and beneficial social opportunities for Fond du Lac and other stakeholders.
  • Chief Kevin Mercredi, Fond du Lac Denesuline First Nation, (Tel) 306-981-5047 or (email) [email protected]
    To view the source version of this press release, please visit https://www.newsfilecorp.com/release/139451

Eclypsium Raises Series B to Protect the Digital Supply Chain As Attacks Grow

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Eclypsium will use the Series B capital to expand its product capabilities to help its enterprise and public sector customers secure and ensure integrity of hardware, firmware and the software supply chain, further accelerate enterprise and Federal sales momentum, and continue to foster its leadership in supply chain security research.

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  • Eclypsium will use the Series B capital to expand its product capabilities to help its enterprise and public sector customers secure and ensure integrity of hardware, firmware and the software supply chain, further accelerate enterprise and Federal sales momentum, and continue to foster its leadership in supply chain security research.
  • Recent reports indicate that 80% of organizations experienced a cyberattack due to vulnerabilities in their supply chain.
  • Government agencies globally are increasingly issuing warnings and mandates such as the White House OMB memorandum on enhancing supply chain security .
  • Eclypsiums cloud-based platform provides digital supply chain security for critical hardware, firmware and software.

Sagebrush Cellular selects Ericsson to modernize its network with 5G capabilities

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The solution will include the Ericsson Radio System, industry-leading Cloud Core, and IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) with a 5G-capable RAN across 115 sites in Montana and North Dakota

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  • The solution will include the Ericsson Radio System, industry-leading Cloud Core, and IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) with a 5G-capable RAN across 115 sites in Montana and North Dakota
    PLANO, Texas, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagebrush Cellular, an affiliate of Nemont Telephone Cooperative, announced today that it will partner with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to modernize its network with 5G capabilities.
  • "We look forward to partnering with Ericsson to add cutting-edge equipment and technologies to our network equipment roster as we prepare to deploy 5G."
  • "Ericsson is committed to supporting communication service providers with the most robust and high-performing network solutions.
  • Ericsson is slated to provide tower services and upgrade all existing RAN and core equipment.

Microbot Medical Announce Strategic Addition to Scientific Advisory Board Appointment

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

HINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: MBOT), which continues to be committed to expanding its capabilities, today announced the newest appointment to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), David C. Madoff, M.D.

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  • HINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: MBOT), which continues to be committed to expanding its capabilities, today announced the newest appointment to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), David C. Madoff, M.D.
  • Microbot Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: MBOT) is a pre-clinical medical device company that specializes in transformational micro-robotic technologies, focused primarily on both natural and artificial lumens within the human body.
  • Additional information on risks facing Microbot Medical can be found under the heading Risk Factors in Microbot Medicals periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which are available on the SECs web site at www.sec.gov.
  • Microbot Medical disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

MURAL Achieves FedRAMP "In Process" Designation

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MURAL, a collaborative intelligence company, today announced it has achieved the "In Process" designation for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®) at the Moderate Impact Level, through sponsorship by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). This designation is a signal from the Federal Government that MURAL has the security and enterprise-grade capabilities to be trusted at the highest level. Once FedRAMP Authorization is achieved, other government agencies and organizations will be able to securely access MURAL's enterprise-grade collaborative intelligence platform to power effective ideation, alignment, team building, and innovation.

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  • This designation is a signal from the Federal Government that MURAL has the security and enterprise-grade capabilities to be trusted at the highest level.
  • FedRAMP is a U.S. government program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and monitoring for cloud products and services.
  • Working with the VA, MURAL has completed all preparatory steps and plans to achieve FedRAMP Authorization within 12 months of the In Process designation listing date.
  • FedRAMP "In Process" designation builds on MURAL's existing security program, which maintains active SOC 2 Type 2, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 certifications.

Carbon America to Launch Nebraska’s First Commercial Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, announced today an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC to develop a carbon capture and storage project in Nebraska.

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  • Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, announced today an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC to develop a carbon capture and storage project in Nebraska.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221004005399/en/
    Carbon America plans to build a carbon capture and sequestration facility that will capture 95 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions from a Nebraska ethanol plant and permanently store the CO2 underground.
  • The Bridgeport carbon capture and storage project will safely divert CO to a secure underground facility, benefiting local communities and the environment.
  • Carbon America is a vertically integrated super developer of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects with a mission to accelerate deployment for wide-scale climate change mitigation.

Cognosante's Customer Experience Business Sector to Support CMS Enrollment Assistance Program for Medicaid Unwinding

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cognosante's customer experience (CX) business sector, CognoConnected, has been awarded the Enrollment Assistance Program (EAP) for Medicaid Unwinding contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 19-month contract has an approximate value of $21 million.

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  • FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cognosante's customer experience (CX) business sector, CognoConnected, has been awarded the Enrollment Assistance Program (EAP) for Medicaid Unwinding contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
  • Following the end of the PHE, states must conduct Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility redeterminations for beneficiaries.
  • According to CMS, Medicaid Unwinding presents the single largest health coverage transition since the first open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • "The Cognosante team will bring to bear the full depth and breadth of our customer experience expertise to support CMS' mission of ensuring continuity of coverage for eligible consumers," said Anita Griner, General Manager of Cognosante's customer experience business sector.