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Economists State South San Diego County is the Perfect Place for Amazon Headquarters

2017-09-15

Elected officials, economists and business leaders gathered to discuss development of the South Bay and Baja region at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit SAN DIEGO, September 15, 2017 –  Panelists and speakers at the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit all agreed — collaboration is key to economic growth in the South County. Event masters of ceremony were Sally Salazar Preston, board chair of South County EDC, and Robert “Dukie” Valderrama, Port of San Diego commissioner.  A sold-out house of nearly 500 of San Diego’s business leaders and public officials gathered Friday for the South County Economic Development Council’s 27th Annual Economic Summit. The summit offered attendees a comprehensive look into the San Diego South Bay and Baja region’s latest business development and economic outlook news.  “The many panelists...

Hurricane Harvey Makes Tight Gulf Coast Labor Market Even Tighter, an Industrial Info News Alert

2017-09-14

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Idera Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Phase 1 Data for Intratumoral IMO-2125 in Combination with Ipilimumab Demonstrating an Overall Response Rate (ORR) of 44% in Melanoma Patients Refractory to Anti-PD1 Therapy

2017-09-10

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and EXTON, Pa., Sept. 10, 2017 — Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing toll-like receptor and RNA therapeutics for patients with rare cancers and rare diseases, today announced final results from the dose-selection phase of an ongoing Phase 1/2 trial investigating IMO-2125, Idera’s intratumorally-delivered Toll-like Receptor (TLR) 9 agonist, in combination with ipilimumab (Yervoy®), manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. These data were presented at the 2017 European Society for Medical Oncology Congress (ESMO) in Madrid, Spain.    The IMO-2125-ipilimumab dose-selection phase included 18 patients, all but one of whom had progressed on nivolumab or pembrolizumab.  Patients were treated with up to 6 doses of intratumoral IMO-2125 at doses ranging from 4 to 32 mg, along with standard dosing of ipilimumab.  No dose-limiting toxicities were seen and the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) was not reached. ...

Mercury Insurance is Ready to Assist Customers as Hurricane Irma Threatens Georgia

2017-09-10

“Hurricanes of this magnitude are extremely dangerous and not to be taken lightly,” says Mercury Insurance Chief Claims Officer Randy Petro. “Water surges and strong winds often precede the eye of the storm, so it’s extremely important to be prepared and comply with evacuation notices. We’ve mobilized our claims teams and are ready to respond quickly to our customers’ requests for help. Whether it’s providing living expenses while they’re out of their homes due to a covered loss or facilitating claims, we’re committed to providing Mercury policyholders with the assistance they need.” Mercury specializes in personal auto and homeowners insurance, and encourages customers to review insurance policies each year with their local agents. The company’s claims adjusters will assess damage to policyholders’ property due to rain and wind. Homeowners seeking coverage from flood and debris flows should review the National Flood Insurance Program at

7-Eleven Donating $150,000 and Free Water to Hurricane Irma Victims

2017-09-09

In addition, 7-Eleven is encouraging customers to support the American Red Cross Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Customers can add $1.00 to their in-store purchase at participating 7-Eleven® stores nationwide or donate online at https://www.7-eleven.com/hurricane-relief. “Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been or who may soon be affected by Hurricane Irma, including our 7-Eleven employees and customers,” said Chris Tanco, Chief Operating Officer. “We encourage all who can to support them by donating money or volunteering time to relief efforts.” “Financial support from 7-Eleven helps us deliver disaster relief services and provide food, shelter, emotional support and other essential assistance,” said Don Herring, American Red Cross chief development officer. “These funds are essential to our ability to assist disaster survivors and...

Into Action Recovery Centers is “Open” and Providing Treatment Options for Those Suffering from Drug or Alcohol Addiction

2017-09-02

Into Action Recovery Centers is “Open” and Providing Treatment Options for Those Suffering from Drug or Alcohol Addiction Houston, TX, September 02, 2017– Into Action Recovery Centers is open and operating at full strength. “Into Action weathered the storm very well, as we were prepared, have an incredible team, and were surely blessed,” said Shane Leonard, CEO of Into Action Recovery Centers. Several other drug and alcohol rehab centers in Houston were not as fortunate and continue to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. The results of Hurricane Harvey have been tragic and people getting treatment for drug and alcohol addiction need on-going counseling and care. Into Action Recovery Centers is currently taking new admissions for inpatient treatment as well as outpatient treatment and support programs. They are located at El Camino Real and Medical Center Drive, in the heart of the greater Clear Lake medical...

Update: Diabetes Care and Supplies Available in Houston and San Antonio, Plus Extended Hours at 1-800-DIABETES Call Center

2017-09-02

George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston NRG Center, Houston In San Antonio, starting Saturday Afternoon, September 2, after 1 p.m. CT, at the Harland Clarke Shelter, 5003 Stout, San Antonio, Texas 78219. Health professionals at each site have the supplies to meet the critical diabetes care needs of those who have been displaced due to Hurricane Harvey. The ADA’s Center for Information, 1-800-DIABETES, has extended phone hours through the end of next week to assist anyone in need: 9:00 a.m. CT to 3:00 p.m. CT during the Holiday weekend: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 2 – 4; and 7:30 a.m. CT to 9:00 p.m. CT, Tuesday through Friday, September 5 – 8. Please check diabetes.org/hurricaneharvey for current information, including the latest resources, such as the Red Cross’s live map of open shelters; tips for how to advocate for yourself...

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity begins Harvey clean-up

2017-09-02

Additional photos and video will be made available at the same link throughout the day. Photo and video credit may be attributed to Habitat for Humanity International. Habitat is deploying Mobile Response Units and Disaster Corps volunteers to the region to begin rapid assessments as flood waters recede. There are about 30 local Habitat for Humanity offices throughout the parts of southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana affected by the storms. With their help, Habitat for Humanity International is assessing the shelter and housing needs in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey and developing response options. In addition to long-term housing repair and construction, Habitat’s response will include organizing volunteers and resources to help with the cleanup of homes damaged by wind and flood waters. Construction plans will be determined after evaluations and will depend on the level of support received from donors, volunteers, corporate partners and other community...

United States D-Mannose Market Trends and Forecast Report 2017-2022

2017-08-24

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United States DC Contactor Market Trends and Forecast Report 2017-2022

2017-08-24

Pune, India — 08/24/2017 — The report titled “United States DC Contactor Market” gives a proper understanding of United States DC Contactor industry. Furthermore it also cover-up forecast and analysis for DC Contactor market in the United States [ In California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois ]. The report analyses DC Contactor market on basis of its attractiveness and investment feasibility. It also presents proper description of every section and emerging DC Contactor industry trends. This will allow the readers to target DC Contactor market product specifications, current competitive players in DC Contactor market and the market revenue with profitability. This industry study evaluates United States DC Contactor Market by its type, competitive players, regions and...

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