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TUCSON, Ariz., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter sent to Vice President Mike Pence as Chairman of the White House Coronavirus Task Force as well as to Governors across the United States, more than 550 physicians from all 50 states "urgently request that our country's businesses and schools be allowed to reopen." 89 non-physician medical professionals and 175 concerned citizens added their names to the letter in support of the physicians, for a total approaching 900 signatures collected in less than 5 days and the signature page keeps growing.

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HOUSTON, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallis Bank announced that it has processed over 3,500 loans totaling more than $347.5 million under the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), helping small businesses support payroll and related costs. The average loan size was approximately $99,000 as of May 26. The PPP provides forgivable, government-guaranteed loans for the nation's small businesses, which account for roughly 48 percent of the U.S. workforce.

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DALLAS, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) has earned the title of the most diverse law firm in the country. The powerhouse in immigration law landed the #1 spot on The American Lawyer's 2020 Diversity Scorecard, the industry's preeminent ranking of racial diversity in the legal field.

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DALLAS, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index decreased in March to 139.9. March's index reading was 44 points, or 46 percent, above the index cyclical low of 95.5. The index averaged 139.1 points for all of 2019, 3.8 points above the average for 2018. February's index reading was revised to 142.9.

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DALLAS, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today released research from a recently fielded consumer survey showing new OTT services Apple TV+ and Disney+ have captured significant market share in the streaming video space, rounding out the top five behind the "Big 3" Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu. The research firm's Market Snapshot: Disney+ and Apple TV+ highlights the impact of the entry of Disney+ and Apple TV+ in OTT market, including insights into the factors driving their growth.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Resideo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: REZI), a leading global provider of home comfort and security solutions, today announced it has selected Tony Trunzo to serve as its chief financial officer, effective June 8, 2020.

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-Tumor control achieved in 76% of evaluable subjects irrespective of IL4R expression resulting in mOS, mPFS and PFS-12 of 15.0 months, 4.6 months and 33%, respectively-

-In the Proposed Population (all IL4R High subjects and IL4R Low subjects receiving high dose), mOS increased by up to 126% when compared to a Synthetic Control Arm (SCA)-

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-Tumor control achieved in 76% of evaluable subjects irrespective of IL4R expression resulting in mOS, mPFS and PFS-12 of 15.0 months, 4.6 months and 33%, respectively-

-In the Proposed Population (all IL4R High subjects and IL4R Low subjects receiving high dose), mOS increased by up to 126% when compared to a Synthetic Control Arm (SCA)-

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KERRVILLE, Texas, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, James Avery Artisan Jewelry will welcome guests and retail associates into more stores as they open additional locations across their markets. With 90 of their 92 stores open, the company is adhering to required occupancy limitations set by Texas Governor Greg Abbott's Strike Force to Open Texas and other recommended health protocols. The company also resumed manufacturing operations in their Kerrville, Comfort and Hondo facilities last week.

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IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences(®), a leading innovator in molecular science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, will present results from a study today that characterize KRAS mutations in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In this study, the molecular profiles of more than 17,000 patients with NSCLC were evaluated using the Caris Molecular Intelligence(®) platform, which were then classified based on specific types of KRAS mutations using a 592-gene DNA sequencing panel. The study found that KRAS mutations are relatively common in NSCLC and that differences between KRAS mutation subtypes warrant further investigation in how they could guide treatment decisions, including the use of targeted and immuno-oncology drugs.

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HOUSTON, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Marker Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRKR), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company specializing in the development of next-generation T cell-based immunotherapies for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumor indications, today announced updated clinical results from an ongoing investigator-sponsored Phase 1 trial led by the Baylor College of Medicine, evaluating the Company's MultiTAA-specific T cell therapy in patients with advanced or metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Data from a cohort of patients receiving MultiTAA-specific T cell therapy in combination with standard-of-care chemotherapy in the first-line setting (Arm A), were reviewed today by lead investigator, Brandon G. Smaglo, M.D., FACP, as part of a poster session during the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Virtual Annual Meeting. ASCO is being held from Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31, 2020.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The past few months have been extremely difficult for many, both mentally and financially. Americans have adjusted to a new way to live and work, and being cautious of spending has become more important than ever. However, they are still looking forward to the summer ahead and want to know how to have fun while saving money.

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HOUSTON, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders of $0.05 per share. The dividend is payable July 15, 2020, to stockholders of record on July 1, 2020.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An agreement between the Texas Attorney General's office and a group of Texas cities and counties ravaged by highly addictive prescription opioids clears the way for a settlement of litigation that could bring monetary relief to communities battling the opioid addiction epidemic, trial lawyers with Dallas-based Fears Nachawati Law Firm said Thursday.

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DALLAS and TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ -- NexPoint Hospitality Trust ("NHT") (TSX-V: NHT.U) announced today that it will be relying on Ontario Instrument 51-502 - Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements in respect of its obligation to file its interim financial statements for the first quarter of 2020 required by subsection 4.4 of National Instrument 51-102 - Continuous Disclosure Obligations ("NI 51-102") and its interim management's discussion and analysis required by subsection 5.1(2) of NI 51-102. NHT's management expects that the first quarter 2020 financial results and management's discussion and analysis will be filed on or about July 13, 2020. NHT's management and other insiders are subject to an insider trading black-out policy that reflects the principles in section 9 of National Policy 11-207 - Failure-to-File Cease Trade Orders and Revocations in Multiple Jurisdictions.

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DALLAS and TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NexPoint Hospitality Trust ("NHT") (TSX-V: NHT.U) announced today that it will be relying on Ontario Instrument 51-502 - Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements in respect of its obligation to file its interim financial statements for the first quarter of 2020 required by subsection 4.4 of National Instrument 51-102 - Continuous Disclosure Obligations ("NI 51-102") and its interim management's discussion and analysis required by subsection 5.1(2) of NI 51-102. NHT's management expects that the first quarter 2020 financial results and management's discussion and analysis will be filed on or about July 13, 2020. NHT's management and other insiders are subject to an insider trading black-out policy that reflects the principles in section 9 of National Policy 11-207 - Failure-to-File Cease Trade Orders and Revocations in Multiple Jurisdictions.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Job losses are mounting, and the hospitality industry has stood out as being among the most impacted by COVID-19. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 38% of all the jobs lost in April -- 7.7 million jobs -- were in the leisure and hospitality sector alone. Millions of Americans are now in a transitional phase, looking for answers on how to find work during this challenging time. Intry is using its tools and expertise in employment to address the concerns of job seekers, matching them up with their ideal career path based on personality traits discovered through their TrueYou Assessment.

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HOUSTON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) ("SMLP" or the "Partnership") announced today (the "Closing Date") that it has closed the previously announced acquisition from Energy Capital Partners II LLC ("ECP"), of (i) Summit Midstream Partners, LLC ("Summit Investments"), the privately held company that indirectly owns SMLP's general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC (the "GP"), and (ii) 5.9 million SMLP common units owned directly by an affiliate of ECP, for $35 million in cash plus warrants covering up to 10 million SMLP common units (the "GP Buy-in Transaction"). Concurrent with the closing of the GP Buy-in Transaction, ECP loaned the full $35 million of cash proceeds to SMLP under a first-lien senior secured credit agreement, which will bear interest at 8.0% per annum and mature on March 31, 2021 (the "ECP Loan"). SMLP intends to utilize the proceeds of the ECP Loan to enhance its liquidity position and for general corporate purposes. The acquisition results in a more simplified corporate structure whereby Summit Investments, and all of its subsidiaries, became wholly owned subsidiaries of SMLP, and SMLP will be governed by a board consisting of a majority of independent directors.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the Texas Opioid MDL are lauding a landmark agreement announced by the Texas Attorney General's office today that outlines how future legal settlements will be structured to assure that funds are fairly apportioned between the State of Texas and local governments impacted by the opioid addiction epidemic.

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REFUGIO, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 35(th) year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Jared Kelley of Refugio High School in Refugio, Texas is the 2019-20 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year. Kelley won the prestigious award for his accomplishments on and off the field, joining an impressive group of former Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year winners who have combined for four MLB MVP awards, 40 All-Star appearances and 27 became MLB first round draft picks.

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Embedded computing pioneer WINSYSTEMS today introduced a versatile data acquisition option for PCle/104(TM) OneBank(TM) and PC/104 Express embedded computing systems. Its new PX1-I440-ADC module, scheduled for release in Q3 2020, extends capabilities for the company's own single board computers, such as the Intel® E3900-powered PX1-C415, as well as CPUs from other PC/104 suppliers.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Health Action (THA), a nonprofit dedicated to advancing sexual wellness in Texas, is expanding access to HIV prevention medication across the state through a partnership with MISTR, an online telemedicine company. The online partnership that launched today provides patients with no-cost virtual visits, HIV testing and HIV prevention medication known as PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) with little to no out-of-pocket costs to patients, including individuals in rural areas of the state where services may not be available.

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HOUSTON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with Medterra CBD conducted the first scientific studies to assess the potential therapeutic effects of cannabidiol (CBD) for arthritic pain in dogs, and the results could lead the way to studying its effect in humans. Researchers focused first on these animals because their condition closely mimics the characteristics of human arthritis, the leading cause of pain and disability in the U.S. for which there is no effective treatment.

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FRISCO, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of home care services, today announced that Dirk Allison, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Poff, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the 2020 Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference, which takes place June 2 ? 4, 2020. In connection with the conference, there will be a live broadcast and replay of the Company's presentation available on the Company's website starting at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time / 9:30 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

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PASADENA, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Many oil and gas well operators have taken a severe hit to their business and are looking for ways to best preserve resources during the current glut. An oversupply of oil has driven down price, prompting many operators to shut in wells across the country. Those experiencing long-term shutdowns could see oil moving away from their wells due to the porosity of rocks, making it more difficult to recover oil from these already low-pressure regions. These shut-ins can also be risky with potential formation damage causing future lost production and lower overall recovery.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Continuity Inc., a leader of health care patient navigation across the health care continuum, today announced a partnership with the Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA) to provide a statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE). The goal of the partnership is to serve as a catalyst for Mississippi hospitals and affiliated physicians as they transition from fee-for-service to value-based care, where service payments are linked to patient health outcomes.

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PLANO, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 3, Huawei Technologies USA will bring together experts from organizations including Founders Space, Silicon Dragon Ventures and RCR Wireless webinar titled: "Globalization and Innovation." The Webinar - which will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET and can be registered for here - will discuss how global innovation drives the advancement of technologies, companies, countries, and people around the world. Panelists include Dr. Craig Brown, an expert in big data with over 30 years of experience leading innovation projects for Fortune 500 companies, Steve Hoffman, CEO and Chairman of Founders Space, and Rebecca Fannin, Founder of Silicon Dragon Ventures. The panel will be moderated by Sean Kinney, Editor-in-Chief of RCR Wireless.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses' speed and productivity can thrive even while employees work from home. As work and home life continue to integrate across the U.S., the need for reliable, fast internet at home has become essential to modern life and business. That's why AT&T* Business is introducing Home Office Connectivity - the first solution designed to provide business-paid internet access where workers increasingly need it--at home.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Urgent Response Network, today announces their newest partnership with Plano, Texas-based, Cornerstone Roofing, to offer the first local contactless PPE delivery service in the United States.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ -- Aurigo Software, a leading public sector technology provider, today announced enhancements to their product suites to allow for integration with third party remote collaboration tools, including a prebuilt integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., one of the world's top video communication platforms. Aurigo's cloud-based Masterworks and Essentials products will now offer the ability to schedule and track video conference meetings directly from within their enterprise capital program management applications. With remote work becoming more commonplace in the delivery of these capital programs, the new features will allow project teams using Aurigo's solutions to collaborate more easily with internal and external stakeholders.

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurigo Software, a leading public sector technology provider, today announced enhancements to their product suites to allow for integration with third party remote collaboration tools, including a prebuilt integration with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., one of the world's top video communication platforms. Aurigo's cloud-based Masterworks and Essentials products will now offer the ability to schedule and track video conference meetings directly from within their enterprise capital program management applications. With remote work becoming more commonplace in the delivery of these capital programs, the new features will allow project teams using Aurigo's solutions to collaborate more easily with internal and external stakeholders.

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FRISCO, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- InspectIR Systems, LLC, a purpose-driven company with proprietary measurement methods, devices and tools, has begun clinical trials aimed at detecting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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HOUSTON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coronavirus and associated stay-at-home orders have had far-reaching consequences, including impacting victims of domestic violence. 3 Men Movers, a woman-owned moving company in Texas, is providing unique assistance to domestic violence survivors, as well as the organizations that help them. Through a partnership with the Fort Bend Women's Center (FBWC), 3 Men Movers is offering confidential moving services, facilitating donations, and providing moving advice to those in need.

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IRVING, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptricity is pleased to announce the launch of their new mobile application, "Apptricity Mobile Asset Tracking." This new application, the first in the Asset Tracking industry, combines barcode, Bluetooth and RFID scanning within a mobile platform. Apptricity combined the best features of Apptricity RFID Mobile and Apptricity Pinpoint and integrated those features with more RFID guns providing the end-user an enhanced user experience and freedom to choose the hardware that best serves their asset tracking needs.

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PLANO, Texas, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DoctorLogic, a Plano, TX based creator of medical marketing software, is pleased to announce a new partnership with NexHealth to offer our doctors real-time bidirectional EHR/PMS appointment scheduling & retention campaigns.

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DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SignEasy, the leading eSignature solution used by over 130,000 customers worldwide, and Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, announced a new integration that digitizes the HR recruiting and onboarding process from end to end. This new integration makes remote hiring a reality for Freshteam customers: from the moment a candidate accepts a job offer, all HR-related paperwork and signatures can be managed from the Freshteam dashboard.

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HOUSTON, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CNS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSP) ("CNS" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel treatments for primary and metastatic cancers of the brain and central nervous system, announces it has entered into a sponsored research agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center relating to potential cancer treatment technologies, including WP1244, a novel DNA binding agent that is up to 500-times more potent than the clinically used chemotherapeutic agent daunorubicin in inhibiting tumor cell proliferation.