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State Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday March 15, 2020 ( 32 items )  

2020 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Colorado Names Four From Husch Blackwell
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, March 14 -- Husch Blackwell, a law firm, issued the following news release: Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers has named four Husch Blackwell attorneys from the firm's Denver office to the 2020 Colorado Super Lawyers list: * Jeffrey Chase - Business Litigation * Barbara Grandjean - Employment & Labor * Kevin Kelley - Real Estate: Business * Joey Lubinski - Real Estate: Business Covering more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers is a directory of lawyers who have attained  more

A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health Partners With Colgate Oral Health Network for Podcast Series
KIRKSVILLE, Missouri, March 12 -- A.T. Still University issued the following news: A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) is proud to partner with Colgate Oral Health Network to deliver an eight-part continuing education podcast series, "Tips for Implementing Special Care Dentistry Into Daily Practice." Ann Spolarich, RDH, PhD, FSCDH, ATSU-ASDOH professor and director of research, hosts the podcast and interviews other renowned ATSU-ASDOH faculty members s  more

Ameren Missouri Hosts Smart Energy Plan Public Stakeholder Meeting
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 11 -- Ameren, a provider of electric power services, issued the following news release: Ameren Missouri will host a Smart Energy Plan public stakeholder meeting to get feedback on recent and upcoming projects that modernize the energy grid and enhance how customers receive and consume electricity for generations to come, all while keeping electric rates stable and predictable. The public is invited to attend, learn more and offer feedback. Ameren Missouri filed an up  more

Ameren: Volunteers Kick Off Annual Shoreline Cleanup at Lake of the Ozarks
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 14 -- Ameren, a provider of electric power services, issued the following news release: Spring is nearly here, which means lake season is just around the corner. In preparation, Ameren Missouri joined with the lake community to kick off the annual Adopt-the-Shoreline (ATS) program at the Lake of the Ozarks on March 5. At the event, Ameren recognized the Bagnell Dam Association of Realtors as its Outstanding Volunteer Group for ongoing support of the volunteer cleanup   more

Ashcroft Thanks Poll Workers, Election Officials for Great Work During Presidential Preference Primary
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 12 -- Missouri Secretary of State Jay R. Ashcroft issued the following news release: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft thanked election officials from Missouri's 116 election jurisdictions and their thousands of poll workers as the heroes of the Presidential Preference Primary. Among the state's 114 county clerk offices and two city Boards of Elections, local election staff and poll workers are divided among more than 3,600 precincts across the state. "Po  more

Corey's Law: Missouri House Proposal Aims to Preserve Evidence in Missouri Stabbing Cases
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 10 -- The Missouri House of Representatives issued the following news: Missouri House Members are looking for the right way to make sure evidence is not discarded when a person is stabbed or shot. The bill is known as Corey's Law for Corey Laykovich, who at the age of 22 died in a hospital after being stabbed in 2013. The investigation of his stabbing was hindered when his clothing was discarded while he was being treated in the hospital, eliminating the possibi  more

Fox News Channel to Present Live Coverage of 2020 Presidential Primaries on Tuesday, March 10th
NEW YORK, March 10 -- Fox News Channel, a cable and satellite television news channel, issued the following news release: FOX News Channel (FNC) will provide live analysis and reporting leading up to and surrounding the presidential primary results in Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Washington on Tuesday, March 10th. Broadcasting live from FNC's headquarters in New York, chief political anchor Bret Baier of Special Report and The Story's Martha MacCallum will helm Democ  more

Mallika Edwards, Longtime Technology Executive, Joins 1898 & Co., Part of Burns & McDonnell
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, March 10 -- Burns and McDonnell, a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, issued the following news release: Mallika Edwards, an experienced information technology executive, joins 1898 & Co., part of Burns & McDonnell, to lead its software solutions business. The software solutions group specializes in creating enterprise-ready software on a turnkey basis, tailored to meet specific challenges faced by clients in  more

Mich. Gov. Whitmer Lowers Flags to Honor Fallen Solider
LANSING, Michigan, March 10 -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags lowered to half-staff throughout the state of Michigan on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to honor the service of Chief Warrant Officer Daniel I. Thomas who passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Fort Leonard Wood in St. Robert, Missouri. "Each of us mourn the loss of Chief Warrant Officer Daniel I. Thomas as he is laid to rest," Whit  more

Missouri Democratic Party Encouraged by Early Findings in Presidential Primary Results
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, March 12 -- The Democratic Party of Missouri issued the following statement by Executive Director Lauren Gepford on March 11 regarding the presidential primary election: "We feel positive and excited that what we've heard through on-the-ground conversations with our base is shown in today's data - Missouri Democrats are united to defeat Donald Trump and Republicans up and down the ballot this November. ABC News exit polls found the vast majority of Missouri Democrats (82%  more

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Missouri WIC Issues First EWIC Cards
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 13 -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued the following news release: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) launched the highly anticipated pilot #1 in the statewide rollout of eWIC, an electronic benefits transfer card which provides a more convenient way for WIC participants to shop for WIC foods. The eWIC technology was released on March 2, 2020 in the counties of Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Co  more

Missouri Opens Novel Coronavirus Information Hotline
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 12 -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued the following news release: The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. At 8 a.m., the hotline opened and can be reached at 877-435-8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. "Communication   more

Missouri PSC Approves Change in Evergy Missouri Metro Fuel Adjustment Charge
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 13 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Evergy Missouri Metro (formerly Kansas City Power & Light Company) to change the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on the monthly bills of its electric customers. Evergy Missouri Metro made two filings. In its first filing (ER-2020-0221), Evergy Missouri Metro proposed to adjust the FAC to reflect changes in its fuel a  more

Missouri University of Science & Technology Professor Named Associated General Contractors Outstanding Educator
ROLLA, Missouri, March 13 -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) awarded its 2020 Outstanding Educator Award to Dr. Eric Showalter, a professor of civil engineering at Missouri S&T, at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Each year, AGC recognizes an educator who makes a significant mark in the field of construction education. "Receiving the AGC Outstanding Educator Award is a highlight of my ca  more

Missouri University of Science & Technology Professor's Work Honored by American Society of Civil Engineers
ROLLA, Missouri, March 12 -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized Dr. Islam El-adaway, the Hurst/McCarthy Professor at Missouri S&T, and his team with the 2020 Thomas Fitch Rowland Prize for significant contributions to construction engineering. El-adaway won the prize for the paper "First Attempt Toward a Holistic Understanding of the Interdependent Rippled Impacts Associated with Out-of-Sequenc  more

Missouri University of Science & Technology to Move Coursework Online, Suspend Travel, Limit Meetings, Gatherings
ROLLA, Missouri, March 14 -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release on March 12: All in-person courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology will move online effective Wednesday, March 18, due to concerns associated with the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The university announced the move today (Thursday, March 12) in an email to all students and employees. The email also notified recipients that Missouri S&T is suspending all univer  more

Missouri University of Science & Technology: More Broadband Research Needed For Missouri's Rural Areas, Says Expert
ROLLA, Missouri, March 10 -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release on March 9: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high-speed internet. But with more than 1 million residents who need access, systems expert Dr. Casey Canfield says bridging the digital divide will also take an investment in broadband research. "Analytical research can help decision-makers make more s  more

Missouri University of Science & Technology: Researchers Awarded $2.2 Million Grant to Develop Sensors for Steelmaking
ROLLA, Missouri, March 14 [TNSgrants] -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: Steelmaking involves the handling of corrosive metal and oxide fluids at extremely high temperatures - about 1,600 degrees Celsius, which is several hundred degrees hotter than fresh lava from Mount Kilauea in Hawaii. Measuring the temperature, chemistry and fluid flow of molten steel under these conditions in real time is important to enable rapid responses to the changes i  more

Mo. A.G. Schmitt Files Suit Against Jim Bakker for Selling Fake 'Coronavirus Cure'
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 11 -- Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued the following news release on March 9: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Jim Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, Inc. for misrepresentations about the effectiveness of "Silver Solution" as a treatment for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The lawsuit alleges that in a February 12, 2020 Jim Bakker Show production that aired nationwide, Bakker and  more

Mo. Department of Conservation Plans Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Workshop in Kirksville April 25
KIRKSVILLE, Missouri, March 13 -- The Missouri Department of Conservation issued the following news release: The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) works to sustain healthy forests, fish, and wildlife, but MDC relies on citizen science, private landowners, and community engagement to further these efforts which benefit all Missourians. That's the idea behind Missouri's Stream Teams and Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring. "Clean, safe, usable water is essential to all life," said MDC Str  more

Mo. Department of Conservation to Host Beginner Fly Tying Clinic in Moberly March 14
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 11 -- The Missouri Department of Conservation issued the following news release: The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop on the basics of fly tying this Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the James Youth Center, 220 Rothwell Park Road in Moberly. This workshop will focus on teaching the equipment and skills needed for tying flies. Participants will learn how to tie flies in a classroom setting, though this is not a fishing ev  more

Mo. Department of Conservation to Host Intermediate Fly Tying Clinic March 26 in Jefferson City
COLUMBIA, Missouri, March 13 -- The Missouri Department of Conservation issued the following news release: The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host an intermediate fly tying clinic in Jefferson City on March 26. This FREE Discover Nature - Fishing workshop will build on the basics of fly tying and participants will explore new materials, techniques, and patterns. "Have you tied flies before and want to take the next step," asked MDC Naturalist Sam Stewart. "Join us as we take th  more

Mo. Gov. Parson Makes Three Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions, Fills Two County Office Vacancies
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 11 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Governor Mike Parson announced three appointments to various boards and commissions and filled two county office vacancies. Connie Diekman, of Webster Groves, was appointed to the State Committee of Dietitians. Ms. Diekman is an independent food and nutrition consultant serving a variety of clients including media, food industry, and governmental agencies. She previously served as the Dir  more

Mo. Gov. Parson Signs Executive Order 20-02 Declaring a State of Emergency in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 14 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release on March 13: Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency in Missouri in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Parson announced the emergency declaration in a press conference today. The following individuals were also present at the press conference: * Dr. Randall Williams, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Direct  more

Mo. Gov. Parson, State, and Local Officials Announce Second Case of COVID-19 to Test 'Presumptive Positive' in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 14 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release on March 12: In a press conference, Governor Mike Parson, Springfield Mayor Ken McClure, Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard, and medical professionals announced the state's second case to test presumptive positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The specimen, conducted by the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory, has been forwarded to the U.S. Centers  more

Mo. Gov. Parson, State, and Local Officials Confirm First Case of COVID-19 to Test 'Presumptive Positive' in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, March 9 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release on March 7: In a press conference, Governor Mike Parson, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, and medical professionals announced the first case to test presumptive positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Missouri. The specimen, conducted by the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory, has been forwarded to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratory. This c  more

Newmark Knight Frank Represents Distribution Management in Nearly 1 Million SF of Industrial Leases in Texas, Pennsylvania and Missouri
DALLAS, Texas, March 10 -- Newmark Knight Frank, a division of BGC Partners, issued the following news release: Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) announces a 191,360-square-foot industrial lease at 4695 Clover Haven Street in Dallas, Texas. NKF Managing Director Art Leichner and Director Andrew Crites represented the tenant, Distribution Management, Inc (DM), in the lease. The landlord, Exeter Property Group, was self-represented. NKF represented DM in 985,904 square feet of lease expansions in 2019 a  more

University of Missouri System Universities Suspend In-Person Classes for Spring Semester
COLUMBIA, Missouri, March 14 -- The University of Missouri System issued the following news release: * * * - All classes to be taught remotely while universities remain open * * * University of Missouri System officials announced that all four universities will conduct remote courses for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, extending the recently announced suspension of in-person classes. Universities will remain open to ensure students who need access to dining and housing, library r  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Beverley Named Ernest St. John Simms Distinguished Professor
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 10 -- The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Honored for studies of the tropical parasite Leishmania * * * Stephen Beverley, PhD, who helped identify novel drug and vaccine candidates for potentially lethal infections caused by the parasite Leishmania, has been named the inaugural Ernest St. John Simms Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Cancerous Tumors, Surrounding Cells Illuminated by New Imaging Agent
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 10 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Compound being tested in small clinical trials * * * A new imaging agent, developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, illuminates cancerous cells of a breast tumor. The new agent lights up cancer cells and the supporting cells that act as a shield, protecting the tumor from various treatment strategies. The new investi  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Heaney Named Vice Chancellor for Medical Advancement
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 12 -- The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Will play key role in enhancing, transforming development programs * * * Lynda Heaney has been named vice chancellor for medical advancement at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Heaney joins Washington University from Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs, where she was assistant vice president for principal and transformational gifts.   more

Westminster College: Alumna Running for U.S. Congress to Deliver Commencement 2020 Address
FULTON, Missouri, March 11 -- Westminster College issued the following news: Westminster College is pleased to announce that U.S. Congressional candidate Sara Hart Weir, '04, will deliver the Commencement 2020 address at 2 p.m. on May 9. Weir is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in her home district, Kansas's Third Congressional District. Prior to her run for Congress, the Republican from Olathe, KS, served as President and CEO of the National Down Syndrome Society, where she was i  more