Texas

Galveston ISD to Install More Than 250 COVID Killing Air Filtration Units Across the District

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:39am

GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galveston ISD has partnered with Integrated Viral Protection (IVP) with plans to install 281 biodefense indoor air protection units throughout its 12 campuses and other facilities.

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  • GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galveston ISD has partnered with Integrated Viral Protection (IVP) with plans to install 281 biodefense indoor air protection units throughout its 12 campuses and other facilities.
  • Galveston ISD is currently installing 79 small classroom units called the R1 and 37 larger S1 units for spacious areas.
  • The district paid $100,000 for the first shipment of 116 devices and plans to order another 165 units for an estimated $249,000, totaling 281 units throughout the district.
  • This is not just for COVID, this is for the overall health of all of our students, remarks Galveston ISD Superintendent Dr. Kelli Moulton.

Port Houston Commission Meeting Oct. 27

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:22pm

Pursuant to Texas Governor Abbotts action of March 16, 2020 to allow virtual and telephonic open meetings to maintain government transparency the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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  • Pursuant to Texas Governor Abbotts action of March 16, 2020 to allow virtual and telephonic open meetings to maintain government transparency the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will conduct its regular monthly meeting virtually on Tuesday, Oct. 27.
  • Immediately following the Port Commission meeting, the Audit Committee will begin once the Port Commission meeting has adjourned.
  • For more than 100 years, Port Houston has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals of the greater Port of Houston the nations largest port for the foreign waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas and the U.S. nation.
  • The Audit Committee will begin once the Port Commission meeting has adjourned.

Brinks Home Security Hires Min Kang as Chief Product and Strategy Officer

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00pm

Monitronics International, dba Brinks Home Security, has hired Min Kang as its new Chief Product and Strategy Officer.

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  • Monitronics International, dba Brinks Home Security, has hired Min Kang as its new Chief Product and Strategy Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201023005532/en/
    Brinks Home Security hires Min Kang as Chief Product and Strategy Officer.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Min Kang is an accomplished leader, with a proven track record in developing and implementing effective solutions to complex problems in the mobile industry, said William E. Niles, Chief Executive Officer, Brinks Home Security.
  • It is more important now, than ever before, that everyone deserves to feel safe and secure in every aspect of their life, said Min Kang, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Brinks Home Security.

Calpine to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Results on November 13, 2020 and Debut of Debt Investor Portal

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 10:42pm

Calpine Corporation plans to release third quarter 2020 financial results on Friday, November 13, 2020.

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  • Calpine Corporation plans to release third quarter 2020 financial results on Friday, November 13, 2020.
  • Calpine Corporation is Americas largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets.
  • Our fleet of 77 power plants in operation or under construction represents over 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity.
  • Through wholesale power operations and our retail businesses Calpine Energy Solutions and Champion Energy, we serve customers in 23 states, Canada and Mexico.

SolarWinds Agrees to Acquire SentryOne Extending the Scale and Depth of Its Database Performance Management Capabilities for Microsoft Data Platform

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:34pm

The insights we gain from them, in places like our THWACK community, allow us to solve well-understood IT management challenges in the ways technology professionals want them solved.

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  • The insights we gain from them, in places like our THWACK community, allow us to solve well-understood IT management challenges in the ways technology professionals want them solved.
  • Our focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in solutions for network and IT service management, application performance, and managed services.
  • These forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management.
  • All other SolarWinds trademarks, service marks, and logos may be common law marks or are registered or pending registration.

SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Announces Distribution of Net Asset Sale Proceeds in November 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:15pm

This is intended to be a qualified notice by SandRidge Mississippian Trust II to nominees and brokers as provided for under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b), and while specific relief is not specified for Section 1441 income, this disclosure is intended to suffice.

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  • This is intended to be a qualified notice by SandRidge Mississippian Trust II to nominees and brokers as provided for under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b), and while specific relief is not specified for Section 1441 income, this disclosure is intended to suffice.
  • Nominees and brokers should withhold at the highest marginal rate on the distribution made to non-U.S. persons.
  • All statements contained in this press release, other than statements of historical facts, are forward-looking statements for purposes of these provisions.
  • Neither SandRidge nor the Trustee intends, and neither assumes any obligation, to update any of the statements included in this press release.

SandRidge Mississippian Trust I Announces There Will Be No Quarterly Distribution in November 2020 and Trust Dissolution Trigger Date

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:15pm

During the three-month production period ended August 31, 2020, average oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) prices increased compared to the three-month period ended May 31, 2020.

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  • During the three-month production period ended August 31, 2020, average oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) prices increased compared to the three-month period ended May 31, 2020.
  • As no additional development wells will be drilled, the Trusts production is expected to decline each quarter during the remainder of its life.
  • As provided in the trust agreement, SandRidge has a right of first refusal with respect to any sale of assets to a third party.
  • Volumes, average prices and distributable income available to unitholders for the period were (dollars in thousands, except average prices and per unit amount):

Community Health Systems Completes Divestiture of San Angelo, Texas Hospital

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:15pm

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that a subsidiary of the Company has completed the sale of 171-bed San Angelo Community Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas, and its associated assets to subsidiaries of Shannon Health System.

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  • Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that a subsidiary of the Company has completed the sale of 171-bed San Angelo Community Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas, and its associated assets to subsidiaries of Shannon Health System.
  • The hospital in this transaction is among the planned divestitures discussed on the Companys second quarter 2020 earnings call.
  • Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country.
  • Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CYH.

Update: Securus Technologies Provides Over 15 Million Free JPay Stamps For Incarcerated Individuals During Pandemic

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:26pm

It was developed to support re-entry efforts and help incarcerated individuals stay connected with loved ones during this challenging time.

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  • It was developed to support re-entry efforts and help incarcerated individuals stay connected with loved ones during this challenging time.
  • 29.1 million free call credits for incarcerated individuals and their families, resulting in 222.6 million free minutes of phone connections;
    5.4 million free video connections to friends and families of incarcerated individuals;
    15.2 million free JPay Stamps for electronic messaging;
    140,234 free monthly subscriptions to Newsstand;
    Total accommodations for 404 agencies and 748 sites across the United States.
  • In addition to this ongoing assistance, Securus is offering compassion credits designed to accommodate incarcerated individuals who fall ill with COVID-19.
  • "The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging for incarcerated individuals and their friends and families," said Dave Abel, president and CEO of Aventiv Technologies, parent company of Securus Technologies.

Amazon Announces First Fulfillment Center in Waco, TX

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 8:40pm

Every day at Amazon, incredible employees come together to deliver magical experiences for customers.

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  • Every day at Amazon, incredible employees come together to deliver magical experiences for customers.
  • In the 700,000 square-foot robotics fulfillment center, Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship small items to customers such as books, electronics and toys.
  • Amazon prioritizes the safety and health of its employees and has invested millions of dollars to provide a safe workplace.
  • I would like to join the McLennan County Commissioners Court in welcoming Amazon and its state-of-the-art robotics fulfillment center to Waco.