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2014-03-27 16:27:22

DALLAS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of inmate communications services, investigative technologies, corrections/law enforcement/ emergency information technology services, and active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices announced today the execution of a strategic patent licensing agreement with NCIC Inmate Phone Service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100831/DA57799LOGO "We are pleased with our...

2014-03-27 16:21:37

OTTAWA, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) is extremely pleased that the Government of Canada is responding to the need for additional icebreaking support on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway. With another icebreaker, key cargo such as wheat, will move to market quicker. "This is an important move by the Canadian Government to support the Canadian short sea shipping industry on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway," said Robert...

2014-03-27 12:26:08

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO This quarterly survey provides national summary statistics on the revenues, expenditures and composition of assets of the 100 largest state and local public employee retirement systems in the United States. These 100 systems comprise 89.4 percent of financial activity among such entities, based on the...

2014-03-27 08:34:35

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded First Coast Service Options (First Coast) the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor contract for Jurisdiction N (JN), formerly Jurisdiction 9, which includes Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. This Medicare claims administration contract is anticipated to be operational in July 2014, and it will be serviced out of First Coast's Jacksonville headquarters...

2014-03-27 08:29:07

First of its Kind in the Nation to Begin for the September 2014 Incoming Class ALBANY, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a growing demand for qualified attorneys to work in the nation's $225-billion equine, racing and gaming industries, and with several casinos in development stage across New York state, Albany Law School today announced that it will offer a concentration in equine, racing and gaming law -- the only one of its kind in the nation --...

2014-03-26 23:27:04

The March 24 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Medicare Compliance details the continued fallout from Halifax Hospital’s False Claims Act case. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As part of its $85 million False Claims Act settlement with the Department of Justice for alleged Stark violations, Daytona Beach, Fla.-based Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing have agreed to a five-year corporate integrity agreement (CIA) that requires its top managers...

2014-03-26 23:25:14

NeighborWorks America grant provides much-needed boost for homeowners in danger of foreclosure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 NeighborWorks America has awarded the National Foundation for Credit Counseling™ (NFCC) Intermediary $2,416,873 to support foreclosure prevention counseling. This much-needed funding will enable the 50 NFCC member agencies that make up the Intermediary to continue providing foreclosure prevention counseling to families and individuals facing the threat...

2014-03-27 00:21:34

VANCOUVER, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) (the "Company") has filed with the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities on SEDAR its 2013 audited annual financial statements and management's discussion and analysis in relation thereto (the "Statements"). The Company will also file the Statements with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on EDGAR. The Company plans to file its 2013 Annual...

2014-03-26 23:03:27

An estimated 200 newly returning Veterans will attend the VA Maryland Health Care System’s 2014 Welcome Home Information and Job Fair, which is being held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, on the Essex Campus of the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in the Community Center Building, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21237. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 For Aliyah Hunter, 32, an Army Veteran who had been deployed to Iraq, returning home proved to be less smooth...

2014-03-26 20:21:44

Relief and reassessment of the ACA Medicare home health cut under consideration due to the cut's impact on vulnerable seniors, women and small business jobs WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Home health leaders today expressed deep gratitude to Congressional leaders who are considering a home health rebasing relief and reassessment provision for potential inclusion in the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) legislative package. The provision focuses on the 4-year, 14...