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Path of Life Brand Hires Blake Zimmerman as Director of Brand Sales

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 1:25pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Path of Life , known for their plant-based, frozen quinoa, rice, and veggie blends, has welcomed Blake Zimmerman to the Live Simple family as the Director of Brand Sales.

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  • NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Path of Life , known for their plant-based, frozen quinoa, rice, and veggie blends, has welcomed Blake Zimmerman to the Live Simple family as the Director of Brand Sales.
  • In this position, Zimmerman will be responsible for developing and advancing Path of Life's retail presence across the county.
  • Zimmerman comes to the Path of Life team with 12 years of industry experience.
  • "Zimmerman's retail background and his entrepreneurial mindset are a valuable addition to the team," says Audrea Fulton, vice president of sales at Path of Life.

New book reveals Trump sees Meng arrest as about leverage, not justice

Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 6:00pm

In The Room Where it Happened, John Bolton writes: "At the December 7 [2018] White House Christmas dinner, Trump raised Meng's arrest, riffing about how much pressure this put on China."

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  • In The Room Where it Happened, John Bolton writes: "At the December 7 [2018] White House Christmas dinner, Trump raised Meng's arrest, riffing about how much pressure this put on China."
  • According to Bolton, Trump viewed Ms. Meng as a prominent Chinese citizen "the Ivanka Trump of China," in the President's words whose freedom could be a powerful bargaining chip in trade negotiations with China.
  • As Bolton puts it: "Trump believed everything was open in trade negotiations."
  • We call on the Trump administration to immediately withdraw the charges against Meng Wanzhou.

Collision from Home: Anthony Scaramucci: Social Media Will Have a Disastrous Effect on 2020 Election

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 3:38pm

TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Scarmucci today said social media will have a disastrous effect on the 2020 US presidential election and suggested that Donald Trump will attempt to be as divisive as possible in his campaign.

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  • TORONTO, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Scarmucci today said social media will have a disastrous effect on the 2020 US presidential election and suggested that Donald Trump will attempt to be as divisive as possible in his campaign.
  • "I said, 'Well what about those moderates, those independents that you're going to need in those swing states to win the election?
  • Collision is known by CBC as the "TIFF for tech", while Inc. Magazine calls it the "fastest-growing tech conference in North America".
  • Collision is set to move online for 2020 with Collision from Home.

Charles Schwab Ranks #1 in Large Plan Segment in J.D. Power U.S. Retirement Plan Participant Satisfaction Study for Third Year in a Row

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Power 2020 U.S. Retirement Plan Participant Satisfaction Study in the large plan segment.

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  • Power 2020 U.S. Retirement Plan Participant Satisfaction Study in the large plan segment.
  • Earning this top ranking in the large plan segment three years running, plus our second-place ranking in the medium plan segment, demonstrates the ongoing value of our through clients eyes approach to serving plan participants, said Catherine Golladay , president, Schwab Retirement Plan Services.
  • Power 2018-2019 and tied in 2020 U.S. Retirement Plan Participant Satisfaction Studies of participants satisfaction with their retirement plan provider.
  • The Charles Schwab Corporation (Charles Schwab) provides services to retirement and other benefit plans and participants through its separate but affiliated companies and subsidiaries: Charles Schwab Bank, SSB; Charles Schwab Trust Bank; Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.; and Schwab Retirement Plan Services, Inc. Trust, custody, and deposit products and services are available through Charles Schwab Bank, SSB and Charles Schwab Trust Bank, Members of FDIC.

Covers.com Crowns Brady and the Patriots as the Greatest Bet in Sports History

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

That's how MGM Resorts sportsbooks' Jeff Stoneback described the first 10 weeks of NFL betting during the 2007 season.

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  • That's how MGM Resorts sportsbooks' Jeff Stoneback described the first 10 weeks of NFL betting during the 2007 season.
  • As NFL betting trends go, that stretch was a microcosm of Brady's two decades under center for the Patriots.
  • Some Patriots betting highlights include:
    Since Tom Brady took over as the starting QB in Week 3 of the 2001 season, the Patriots went 186-129-9 against the NFL point spreads (59.04 percent) with Brady under center.
  • It's a whole new betting ballgame now for the Patriots, Brady and the Buccaneers.

Medallion Financial Corp. Announces Election of Cynthia A. Hallenbeck to Board of Directors

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 2:05pm

Medallion Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: MFIN, Medallion Financial or the Company) announced today that its shareholders elected Cynthia A. Hallenbeck as an independent director.

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  • Medallion Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: MFIN, Medallion Financial or the Company) announced today that its shareholders elected Cynthia A. Hallenbeck as an independent director.
  • The appointment of Ms. Hallenbeck brings the number of directors to seven members, a majority of which are independent.
  • Ms. Hallenbeck served on both the audit and compensation committees of the Walker & Dunlop, Inc. board of directors, having joined the board in December 2010 and serving as a director through 2019.
  • We are delighted Cynthia has joined Medallion Financials Board of Directors, said Andrew Murstein, President of Medallion Financial.

Former House Speaker Releases New Book

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 12:30pm

ARLINGTON, Va., June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich announced the June 23 release of his new book Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of Our Time.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., June 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich announced the June 23 release of his new book Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of Our Time.
  • I believe this is a vitally important book that every American should read.
  • It is now more important than ever that we have a real, honest, reciprocal dialogue about the state of our union.
  • We should no longer allow teachers unions to hold children captive in failing schools to protect teachers who do not teach.

NASFAA Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 1:10am

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Supreme Court of the United States today ruled against the Trump administration, preventing it from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Supreme Court of the United States today ruled against the Trump administration, preventing it from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
  • The administration has for several years been attempting to end the program, created under the Obama administration.
  • NASFAA President Justin Draeger issued the following statement on the decision:
    "Today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that will protect hundreds of thousands of undocumented students for now.
  • To request an interview with a NASFAA spokesperson on the Supreme Court's decision on the DACA program, contact Director of Marketing and Communications Erin Powers.

Podcast: From Jersey Boy To Producing The Jimmy Kimmel Show

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 8:16pm

Born in New Jersey with deep roots in Italian culture and tradition, Doug started his Hollywood career at a $40 a day extra and appeared in many TV shows and movies before becoming a production assistant.

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  • Born in New Jersey with deep roots in Italian culture and tradition, Doug started his Hollywood career at a $40 a day extra and appeared in many TV shows and movies before becoming a production assistant.
  • He later met fellow Italian and Brooklyn native Jimmy Kimmel and 18 years later "Jimmy Kimmel Live" is a top-rated, late night talk show with a huge international and online audience of several hundred million.
  • Doug also is into all things Italian.Along with fellow Italians Jimmy Kimmel and comedian Adam Corolla, he helped bring the famous New York San Gennaro Festival to Los Angeles, which raised money to help families and kids in need.
  • This effort is being led by Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino and former California Assemblyman Mike Gatto.

‘President Trump And My Neighbor: Two Different People Who Are Very Much The Same’ gets a new marketing push

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 6:24am

Coats and his wife are living in an area where they believe several of their neighbors are from hell.

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  • Coats and his wife are living in an area where they believe several of their neighbors are from hell.
  • In this book, he talks about the bizarre, unpredictable behavior of President Donald Trump that is very similar to his longtime neighbor.
  • For him, their only difference is the president has money while his neighbor does not.
  • President Trump And My Neighbor: Two Different People Who Are Very Much The Same
    Arliss Coats is a U.S. citizen, a veteran and an artist.