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AVMA celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week (Oct. 17-23)

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:30pm

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --During National Veterinary Technician Week,October 17-23, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is celebrating these integral members of the veterinary health care team and sharing resources with veterinarians to best utilize the skills of credentialed veterinary technicians.

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  • SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --During National Veterinary Technician Week,October 17-23, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is celebrating these integral members of the veterinary health care team and sharing resources with veterinarians to best utilize the skills of credentialed veterinary technicians.
  • This year's National Veterinary Technician Week Theme" Who We Are When the Stethoscopes Come Off "focuses on the critical aspect of self-care within the profession.
  • First celebrated in 1993, National Veterinary Technician Week takes place in the third week of October each year.
  • Finally, NAVTA has a National Veterinary Technician Week kit to help focus favorable attention on the profession through a variety of activities.

Chicago Attorney Michael I. Behn Spotlights Whistleblowers' Contributions at National Meeting of Medicaid Fraud Prosecutors

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Whistleblowers' lawyer Michael I. Behn of Chicago, Illinois, recently spoke at the annual training conference for the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU).

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  • CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Whistleblowers' lawyer Michael I. Behn of Chicago, Illinois, recently spoke at the annual training conference for the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units (NAMFCU).
  • "The states have demonstrated powerful leadership in prosecuting Medicaid fraud under state False Claims Acts," said Behn, a former federal prosecutor in New York .
  • Behn has represented whistleblowers in several successful multi-state qui tam actions, which obtained large recoveries for Medicaid fraud.
  • Further details about Behn & Wyetzner, Chartered, qui tam actions, relators, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, pharmaceutical and pharmacy fraud, and procurement fraud can be found at http://www.BehnWyetzner.com .

KBRA Releases Report Assigning AA+ Rating to the City of Los Angeles’ General Obligation Bonds Series 2021-A and General Obligation Refunding Bonds Series 2021-B; Outlook is Stable

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:44pm

Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO.

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  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO.
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a CRA with the European Securities and Markets Authority.
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK Limited is registered as a CRA with the UK Financial Conduct Authority pursuant to the Temporary Registration Regime.
  • KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider.

House Price Appreciation May Not Lift Market Potential, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Potential Home Sales Model measures what the healthy market level of home sales should be based on economic, demographic, and housing market fundamentals.

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  • The Potential Home Sales Model measures what the healthy market level of home sales should be based on economic, demographic, and housing market fundamentals.
  • The market potential for existing-home sales increased 8.7 percent compared with a year ago, a gain of 501,020 (SAAR) sales.
  • Housing market potential strengthened modestly in September, increasing a 0.4 percent compared with August, according to our Potential Home Sales Model, said Mark Fleming, chief economist at First American.
  • Potential home sales measures what the healthy market level of home sales should be based on economic, demographic, and housing market fundamentals.

Impremedia's La Opinión Was Chosen as the Best Hispanic Newspaper and Best Website in the United States

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:02am

La Opinin is published by Impremedia, the leading Hispanic News and Information company.

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  • La Opinin is published by Impremedia, the leading Hispanic News and Information company.
  • EL DIARIO (New York) and LA RAZA (Chicago), also published by Impremedia, were awarded 11 and 12 medals respectively.
  • El Diario was recognized with the Silver Award as Outstanding Hispanic Daily, only behind La Opinin.
  • It also publishes La Raza in Chicago and La Opinin de la Baha in San Francisco.

FRMO Corp. Appoints Three New Directors

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:28am

FRMO Corp. (the Company or FRMO) (OTC Pink: FRMO) today announced that it has expanded the size of the Board of Directors and has appointed Alice C. Brennan, Herbert M. Chain, and Dov Glickman to the Board.

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  • FRMO Corp. (the Company or FRMO) (OTC Pink: FRMO) today announced that it has expanded the size of the Board of Directors and has appointed Alice C. Brennan, Herbert M. Chain, and Dov Glickman to the Board.
  • With the appointment of Ms. Brennan, Mr. Chain, and Mr. Glickman, FRMO Corp. has nine directors on its Board of Directors, of which six are independent.
  • In addition to the FRMO Corp. Board of Directors, he serves on two public fund boards (The RENN Fund and Infusive US Trust) as audit committee chair.
  • He has achieved the National Association of Corporate Directors NACD Directorship Certification and holds the Private Company Governance certificate issued by the Private Directors Association.

Fubo Sportsbook Named Authorized Gaming Operator of NASCAR

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:30pm

Fubo Sportsbook, a next-generation mobile sportsbook from Fubo Gaming, a subsidiary of sports-first TV streaming platform fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), today announced a partnership with NASCAR to become an Authorized Gaming Operator (AGO).

Key Points: 
  • Fubo Sportsbook, a next-generation mobile sportsbook from Fubo Gaming, a subsidiary of sports-first TV streaming platform fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), today announced a partnership with NASCAR to become an Authorized Gaming Operator (AGO).
  • As partners, Fubo Sportsbook and NASCAR will work together to provide racing fans with a unique and engaging wagering experience.
  • Launched in 2021, Fubo Gaming Inc. is a Chicago-based subsidiary of live TV streaming platform fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), and developer and distributor of Fubo Sportsbook.
  • NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pintys Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series).

KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Morgan Stanley Residential Mortgage Loan Trust 2021-6 (MSRM 2021-6)

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:33pm

Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) referenced above.

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  • Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) referenced above.
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO.
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a CRA with the European Securities and Markets Authority.
  • KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider.

Susan J. Littman, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Internist in the field of Medicine in recognition of her role as Hematologist and Oncologist at Crozer Medical Center

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Established since 1990, Crozer Medical Center is a locally and nationally serving medical entity that is well regarded for its extraordinary medical practices.

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  • AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Established since 1990, Crozer Medical Center is a locally and nationally serving medical entity that is well regarded for its extraordinary medical practices.
  • A patient-centered facility, Crozer Medical is a leader in the healthcare community.
  • With over twenty-two illustrious years of experience in the field of medicine, Dr. Susan J. Littman is revered for her outstanding contributions to the profession.
  • She completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Duke.

Egan-Jones Releases Risk Commentary - A Rapidly Developing Crisis

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:29pm

In the commentary, Egan-Jones discusses the impact that global warming currently has on both our environment and the economy.

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  • In the commentary, Egan-Jones discusses the impact that global warming currently has on both our environment and the economy.
  • The firm considers challenges within the Texas energy crisis and the rise in coal rates, while also addressing potential solutions to avoid dangerous impacts.
  • Egan-Jones also provides independent credit rating research, Climate Change / ESG scores, and Proxy research and recommendations.
  • Egan-Jones Ratings Company (EJR) started providing ratings in 1995 for the purpose of issuing timely, accurate ratings.