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Gruthan Bioscience to develop new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs

Gruthan Bioscience, LLC, a Medical University of South Carolina startup based in Charleston, South Carolina, received a Small Business technology Transfer (STTR) award from the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute in August to take the next step in developing a novel class of cholesterol-lowering drugs to treat familial hypercholesterolemia.

The startup was founded by liver researcher Stephen Duncan, Ph.D., SmartState Chair in Regenerative Medicine and chairman of the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Patients with familial hypercholesterolemia have very high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), colloquially known as “bad cholesterol.” The receptor that should bind to the cholesterol and remove it from the blood is mutated and no longer functions.

A subset of these patients inherit mutations in the LDL receptor from both parents and are at high risk of developing severe and deadly cardiovascular disease

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Darryl and Phillipa Adams are closing up shop after 53 years in business together | Mudgee Guardian

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After 53 ‘enjoyable’ years, Darryl and Phillipa Adams have decided to bring their Home and Office Electronics chapter to a close. After working as a technician for Keith McCully and Loneragans, Darryl Adams and wife, Phillipa purchased Milton’s Radio and Electrical Service business in 1967 off of Wilf Hodges, a business that was established in 1923 by Harry Milton who pioneered 2MG. This meant Darryl and Phillipa were the fourth owners of the service outlet whose business ventured through the countless creations and changes in the electronic industry, including the welcoming of colour television. In the news: “There has been such a change in products over the years. My technical training is basically in electronics and once you understand all the rules that govern how things work, it’s not difficult to keep up to date with all the changes,” Darryl said. “The nature of the business has changed

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Siebel Scholars Foundation Announces Class of 2021

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Siebel Scholars Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2021 Siebel Scholars award. Now in its 20th year, the Siebel Scholars program annually recognizes nearly 100 exceptional students from the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, energy science and bioengineering.

The 92 distinguished students of the Class of 2021 join past Siebel Scholars classes to form an unmatched professional and personal network of more than 1,500 scholars, researchers, and entrepreneurs. Through the program, this formidable group brings together diverse perspectives from business, science, and engineering to influence the technologies, policies, and economic and social decisions that shape the future.

Every year, the Siebel Scholars continue to impress me with their commitment to academics and influencing future society. This year’s class is exceptional, and once again represents the best and brightest minds from around the globe who are advancing innovations in

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Middle-level classes back to business – Newspaper

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday resumed middle level classes in public and private schools of the province.

The National Command and Operation Centre allowed schools to resume educational activities across the country after six months closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Educational institutions were allowed to resume activities in three phases. In the first phase, all higher education institutions – universities, professional colleges, vocational institutes, as well as secondary and higher secondary classes from 9 to 12 – resumed classes on Sept 15.

Under the second phase, middle level classes were allowed to resume the conventional education system while the primary students are set to return to schools on Sept 30.

After the reopening of the schools, parents and students seem to be happy on the re-opening of the school.

Students were of the view that they could prepare for the examinations after the opening of their schools.

School

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Accel Entertainment, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Class A-1 Common Stock

Accel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: ACEL) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of its Class A-1 Common Stock. The Company will sell 8,000,000 shares of its Class A-1 Common Stock at a public offering price of $10.50 per share for a total offering size of $84,000,000. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of Class A-1 Common Stock. The offering is expected to close on or about September 28, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

Accel intends to use the net proceeds it receives from the offering for general corporate purposes.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

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Trump Bans DoD Diversity Training That Suggests US Is Racist

President Donald Trump issued a sweeping executive order Tuesday banning the military’s use of diversity training programs that suggest that the United States is “an irredeemably racist and sexist country.”

The move is an extension of a prior ban that applied to government workers; the latest order would also block the agencies from paying for “divisive” training programs supplied by federal contractors.

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Trump said his order is aimed at combating a “pernicious” ideology taking root in the U.S. that “some people, simply on account of their race or sex, are oppressors; and that racial and sexual identities are more important than our common status as human beings and Americans.”

“Unfortunately, this malign ideology is now migrating from the fringes of American society and threatens to infect core institutions of our country,” he said in the order.

However, nothing in

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TransEnterix Announces Establishment of Japanese Training Center for Senhance Surgical System

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE American:TRXC), a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between the surgeon and the patient to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it established the first training center for the Senhance® Surgical System in the Asia-Pacific region in Japan at the Saitama Medical University International Medical Center in the Greater Tokyo Area.

“The Asia-Pacific region has been a major contributor of new system placements and surgical cases utilizing Senhance, a trend that we would expect to continue into the future,” said Anthony Fernando, president and chief executive officer at TransEnterix. “We see the establishment of a dedicated surgical training center at Saitama as an important milestone in enabling faster adoption of Senhance in minimally invasive surgery throughout the region. Given the growth and opportunity in the Asia-Pacific region, we are pleased to provide local access to training for

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Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed … |

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class actions have been commenced on behalf of stockholders of Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL), Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA), Nano-X Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: NNOX), and GoHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOCO). Stockholders have until the deadlines below to petition the court to serve as lead plaintiff. Additional information about each case can be found at the link provided.

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL)

Class Period: March 14, 2019 to July 22, 2020

Lead Plaintiff Deadline: November 10, 2020

In mid-June 2020, Gol’s auditor, KPMG, raised significant concerns about Gol during the accounting firm’s first annual audit of the Company after being hired in 2019, stating that it had an “adverse opinion” on the strength of Gol’s internal controls regarding the preparation of financial statements, adding

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Wake elementary students could start daily, in-person classes in November. See the plan.

Wake County elementary students could return for daily, in-person classes in November after having not been in school buildings since March.

Wake County school administrators recommended Wednesday having PreK-5 students and K-12 special-education students in regional programs start Oct. 26 with a rotation of one week of in-person classes and two weeks of online courses. Those students would shift to daily, in-person classes on Nov. 16.

The plan also has middle school and high school students start the three-week rotation on Nov. 9. But Superintendent Cathy Moore said that grades 6-12 could stay with only getting online courses for the rest of the semester, which ends in January.

The school board will vote on the plan Tuesday. The vote comes as parents are asking for a return to in-person instruction while administrators and teachers say it’s not safe to return yet.

Community urged to unify around school reopening

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Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited and Certain Officers – TEVA

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited  (“Teva” or the “Company”) (NYSE: TEVA) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and docketed under 20-cv-04660, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons other than Defendants who purchased or otherwise, acquired Teva securities between October 29, 2015 and August 18, 2020, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover damages caused by Defendants’ violations of the federal securities laws and to pursue remedies under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder, against the Company and certain of its top officials.

If you are a shareholder who purchased Teva securities during the class period,

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