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WEATHER GUARD® Partners With the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association as the Official Truck Box of the PRCA

August 11, 2014

GREENVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WEATHER GUARD®, an industry leader in truck and van equipment, announces its partnership with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and is now the official truck box of the PRCA. As part of the sponsorship, the WEATHER...

Anthony Romano Appointed As Destination Maternity's Chief Executive Officer

August 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST) ("the Company"), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, today announced that Ed Krell is stepping down as the Company's chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors....

SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Completes Trial Enrollment for Ztlido™

August 11, 2014

MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of late-stage pharmaceutical products focused on the treatment of pain, announced today that it has completed patient enrollment for the dermal safety...

First Varicose Vein Patient Treated with FDA-Approved Varithena® (polidocanol injectable foam) 1%

August 11, 2014

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG International Inc. announces that the first varicose vein patient has been treated with Varithena® (polidocanol injectable foam), the only FDA-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV),...

Barry Bekkedam Cleared of Allegations of Fraud

August 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barry R. Bekkedam and Ballamor Capital Management announced today that all claims asserted against Bekkedam and Ballamor in the case brought by Mark H. Smith and Thomas A. Schirmer on behalf of DVFG Benefits, Inc. Pension Plan have...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Reports 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results

August 11, 2014 MEETING, Penn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. more»

Rice Energy Announces Date for Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call

August 11, 2014

CANONSBURG, Pa., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) will host a conference call on August 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central time) to discuss second quarter 2014 financial and operating results. To listen to a live audio webcast of the...

Cellular One Launches Campaign to Support the Lone Survivor Foundation

August 11, 2014

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTPCS, LLC, d.b.a. Cellular One -- The employees of Cellular One in Louisiana and Texas join forces with their customers once again to support returning military soldiers and their families. Cellular One launched a major campaign today and it...

Rice Energy Announces Plans to Form Midstream MLP

August 11, 2014, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. more»

Rice Energy Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

August 11, 2014, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. more»

Mylan Launches Generic Xeloda® Tablets

August 11, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Capecitabine Tablets USP, 150 mg and 500 mg, the generic version of Genentech's Xeloda® Tablets. Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. To Attend August Investment Conferences

August 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL", "Atlas Pipeline", or the "Partnership") today announced that members of the Partnership's management team will be attending multiple conferences over the month of August.  Atlas...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Andrew Saik Chief Financial Officer

August 11, 2014

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced that Andrew Saik will be appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective August 18, 2014. Mr. Saik will be responsible for...

DREAM Makes Dreams Come True for Students With Intellectual Disabilities

August 11, 2014

MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When many high school students with an intellectual disability graduate, their options are limited to sheltered workshops or staying at home. That won't be the case for one student who will attend Millersville University of...

AK Steel Applauds Enactment of Highway and Transportation Funding Act

August 8, 2014

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it applauds the enactment of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, legislation that is vital to maintaining and improving America's infrastructure – much of which is made with...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company -PEOP

August 8, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. ("Peoples Federal" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: PEOP) relating to the proposed...

Department of Health Reports First West Nile Virus Human Case of 2014

August 8, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's first probable human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2014 has been detected. A Philadelphia County man was hospitalized due to WNV. He has since recovered.

The departments of Health and Environmental...

Seized Classic, Luxury Vehicles to Highlight Aug. 19 State Fleet Auction in Pennsylvania

August 8, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Classic and luxury vehicles seized by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies will be available as part of an offering of nearly 400 vehicles when the commonwealth holds its fourth state fleet auction on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the...

Pennsylvania Receives $1.75 Million to Support Mental Health Services

August 8, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Public Welfare Secretary Beverly Mackereth today announced that seven Pennsylvania health centers will share $1.75 million in federal funding to establish or expand behavioral health services.

The grant...

Astea International to Webcast Second Quarter 2014 Results

August 8, 2014

HORSHAM, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astea International Inc. (NASDAQ: ATEA) will release the company's second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Immediately following, management will host a conference call that will be broadcast live over the...

DEP Awards Grants to Restore, Protect Pennsylvania's Coastal Zones

August 8, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $750,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's coastal zones along Lake Erie and...

Match 6 Lotto Jackpot-Winning Ticket Worth $4.3 Million Sold in Allegheny County; Fifth-Largest Prize in Game History

August 8, 2014

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $4.3 million for the Aug. 7 drawing was sold at 7-Eleven, 321 Camp Hollow Road, West Mifflin, Allegheny County. This jackpot, which started rolling in early May, is the game's...

Taminco Corporation to Present at the Jefferies Industrials Conference

August 8, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taminco Corporation today announced that its management team will present at the Jefferies Industrials Conference on August 13th, 2014 in New York City. The presentation will begin at 8:00 AM eastern time. ...

Mesh Victims Have Limited Time To File Claims

August 7, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women with problem transvaginal mesh surgery must hurry to file their claims, according to a major public information website for mesh victims, or risk not participating in current billion-dollar court settlements. The advisory was issued...

Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC Investigating China Commercial Credit, Inc. for Selling Stock to Investors While Omitting to Disclose Material Financial Information in Offering Documents

August 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC is investigating potential claims on behalf of investors who purchased China Commercial Credit, Inc. ("CCCR" or "Company") (NASDAQ: CCCR) stock before July 25, 2014, or in the secondary offering through a...

Littlejohn & Co. Announces Agreement to Sell Clean Earth to Compass Diversified Holdings

August 7, 2014

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) for the sale of Clean Earth, a provider of...

Select Medical Holdings Corporation Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 and Cash Dividend

August 7, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM) today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and the declaration of a cash dividend.

For the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, net operating...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Sweep at Pocono Raceway Raises Awareness for High School Dropout Crisis

August 7, 2014, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. more»

British Expert to Reveal New Mayflower Facts

August 7, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A riveting and factual tale by British author Sue Allan, that describes previously unknown facts regarding the origins of this country's founding, will be presented at a special luncheon buffet to be hosted at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel,...

Allegheny Health Network Team Develops Biomarker for Early Detection of Esophageal Cancer

August 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team led by Allegheny Health Network surgical oncologist Blair Jobe, MD, has developed and validated a four-protein serum biomarker panel that holds significant promise for early detection of esophageal cancer, a relatively...

St. Luke's University Health Network, Capital BlueCross bring accountable care arrangement to Lehigh Valley

August 7, 2014

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Luke's University Health Network and Capital BlueCross today announced that they have launched a unique regional accountable care arrangement to improve the health care experience and outcomes for their customers.

An accountable...

Governor Corbett Announces Funding to Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Support Early Stage Companies and Entrepreneurs in PA

August 7, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority approved an investment of $14 million to the four Ben Franklin Technology Partners which provide...

Pennsylvania Voters Support Legalization of Marijuana

August 7, 2014

LEMOYNE, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although a majority of Pennsylvanians support the legalization of marijuana, it remains a controversial issue, according to a survey released by Keystone Analytics®.

Sixty-nine percent of voters would like to see marijuana...

Governor Corbett Announces $21 Million in School Improvement Grants for Nine Schools

August 7, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that nine public schools will share $21 million in federal School Improvement Grant funding.

"Pennsylvania is home to thousands of high-quality educators; however there are still too many...

Highmark Inc.'s subsidiaries provide $2.3 million for education in Pennsylvania in 2014

August 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As participants in Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs, Highmark Inc. subsidiaries awarded more than $2.3 million in grants in 2014 to organizations with educational...

ABF Freight Sending 14 State Driving Champions to National Truck Driving Championships

August 7, 2014

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF FreightSM is sending 14 drivers to compete in the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships August 12-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, hosted by the American Trucking Associations.

The drivers earned the right to compete in the...

Franklin Financial reports 2nd quarter earnings growth

August 7, 2014

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin Financial Services Corporation, the bank holding company of F&M Trust, reported earnings of $2,319,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. When compared to earnings of $1,355,000 for the second quarter of 2013, net income...

AZEK® Pavers Selected as "Top 100 New Building Product" of 2014 by Professional Builder Magazine

August 7, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZEK Pavers, the innovative hardscape solution made with up to 95% recycled content of scrap tires and various plastics, has been named one of the "Top 100 New Building Products" of 2014 by Professional Builder Magazine. The "Top 100" products...

New Home Listings: Will the Upward Trend Continue in Southwestern Pennsylvania?

August 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of homes listed for sale in the Pittsburgh region has been increasing compared to last year at this time, but will this trend continue? According to the July 2014 residential real estate report from the West Penn...

Mylan Reports Second Quarter 2014 Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.69, In Line With Guidance

August 7, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014.

Second Quarter 2014 Highlights

Total revenues of $1.84 billion, up 8% versus the prior year period with positive growth...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

August 7, 2014

CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2014. The Company highlighted important corporate,...

Taminco Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

August 7, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taminco Corporation ("Taminco" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAM), the world's largest integrated producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives for use in the manufacturing of everyday products, today announced results for its second...

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