OZARK, Mo., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, The Revenue Enablement Institute™ (REI) has chosen WHYSDOM as one of the top 100 technology companies providing the tools that help companies transform their commercial models to grow revenue, profit, and firm value. WHYSDOM ranks alongside other companies at the forefront of advanced analytics, AI, and machine learning.  Companies like Oracle, Salesforce, and Adobe. Together this group of 100 is fast becoming the indispensable tech stack for the 21st century. 

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a commitment to the health and wellbeing of anyone who walks through the door of a Mercy facility, Mercy's team is now 100% vaccinated, minus co-workers who received a religious or medical exemption but who undergo rigorous masking and protective equipment protocols and frequent testing.

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DENVER and ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Podiatry Growth Partners ("PGP"), a leading management and growth partner to podiatry clinics throughout the country, today announced a strategic partnership with Colorado Podiatry Consultants (http://www.cpcdenver.com), a leading podiatry practice in Denver, Colorado.

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CLAYTON, Mo., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, is now safe from the Alisal Fire, which has burned more than 17,000 acres. The Young Americas Foundation, owners of the Reagan Ranch, took a proactive approach to protecting the Ranch from wildfire earlier this year when they treated the 688-acre property with PHOS-CHEK® FORTIFY® long-term fire retardant. Produced by Perimeter Solutions, who provided the retardant at no cost, PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY is a ground-based long-term fire retardant that is formulated, so that one application provides protection from wildfires that will continue to remain effective even after a significant rain event. With the Alisal Fire nearly contained, PHOS-CHEK FORTIFY is being credited as part of the solution that saved the Ranch from damage.

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KANSAS CITY, Miss., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power and the SPARK Lab at University of Kentucky shared the combined results of a large-scale, multi-objective design optimization study, and lab testing of a prototype motor designed to meet the ambitious 2025 power density goals set by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The research demonstrated the high torque and speed capability of QM Power's innovative permanent magnet motor technology. This, combined with advanced manufacturing and cooling technologies, achieved a record-high 50kW/liter volumetric power density for traction applications such as electric vehicles (EV). The announcement was made at the 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE) by the joint team of researchers including Dr. Madhav Manjrekar, SMIEEE, of QM Power, who also holds a tenured faculty position at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and Dr. Dan M. Ionel, FIEEE, who serves as the inaugural L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power at University of Kentucky, where he also directs the SPARK Lab.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power and the SPARK Lab at University of Kentucky shared the combined results of a large-scale, multi-objective design optimization study, and lab testing of a prototype motor designed to meet the ambitious 2025 power density goals set by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The research demonstrated the high torque and speed capability of QM Power's innovative permanent magnet motor technology. This, combined with advanced manufacturing and cooling technologies, achieved a record-high 50kW/liter volumetric power density for traction applications such as electric vehicles (EV). The announcement was made at the 2021 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE) by the joint team of researchers including Dr. Madhav Manjrekar, SMIEEE, of QM Power, who also holds a tenured faculty position at University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and Dr. Dan M. Ionel, FIEEE, who serves as the inaugural L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power at University of Kentucky, where he also directs the SPARK Lab.

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DENVER, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE: FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it purchased 815 acres of cropland in Mississippi County, Missouri for a total consideration of $6.5 million. This nearly all tillable property consists of 802 tillable acres that has been precision leveled to 1% grade. The farm is irrigated and located near the town of East Prairie, Missouri and will primarily grow rice, corn, and soybeans. The farm will be leased for three years at a current yield of approximately 4%. This acquisition allowed the farmer to expand his operation and acquire another farm close by their main operation. The Company intends to expand its portfolio in Missouri during the next few years.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody (NYSE: BTU) today announced its third quarter 2021 operating results, including revenues of $679.0 million, net of $238 million of unrealized mark-to-market losses related to forward pricing hedges; net loss attributable to common stockholders of $44.2 million; diluted loss per share from continuing operations of $0.60; and Adjusted EBITDA[1] of $289.1 million.  During the quarter, the company retired an additional $93 million of senior secured debt and retired an additional $30 million after September 30, 2021, resulting in approximately $250 million of debt retirements year to date, more than 16% of debt outstanding at the start of the year.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas City has declared the week of October 23 "Truth About Drugs" week. And the Church of Scientology launched it this weekend with a Truth About Drugs open house and conference featuring Michael DeLeon, Steered Straight founder and America's #1 booked school presenter.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill, Inc. (NYSE: BHIL, the "Company" or "Benson Hill"), a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the opening of its new Crop Accelerator, a state-of-the-art, controlled environment research facility located near the Company's St. Louis headquarters. The Crop Accelerator is operational ahead of schedule and under budget, with the facility's first soybean and yellow pea seeds planted on September 17.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Convoy of Hope held a ceremony today to dedicate its new World Distribution Center and break ground on the new 195,000-square-foot Global Headquarters and Training Center. Together, the two buildings will sit on 155 acres and consolidate Convoy's three current Springfield-area locations into one.

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CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Aspire Software, a ServiceTitan company and leading software provider for commercial landscaping businesses, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Go iLawn, an online property measurement tool, and LandOne Software, a cloud-based digital takeoff and design tool.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rezilient Health (Rezilient), a leader in cloud-based, telehealth and remote-care technologies, announced today that Gil Bashe, Global Health Chair, FINN Partners, is joining its corporate strategic advisory board to support the company's communication efforts. With an established track record as a champion for health innovation services and technologies that improve people's health and support easier access to care, Bashe will advise Rezilient executives on their public health, partnership and brand-building efforts.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeCare Partners (ECP), the nation's leading clinically integrated network of ophthalmology and optometry providers, today announced it entered into an agreement to acquire CEI Vision Partners (CVP), a premier network of ophthalmology practices in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, to create a combined group of more than 280 ophthalmologists and over 700 optometrists supported by almost 5,000 clinical staff and 1,200 support services team members across 18 states. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Concordance, a non-profit reentry program serving individuals before and after release from incarceration, and Home State Health, today announced a new collaboration to provide Care Management and education programs to individuals newly released from incarceration. The new partnership aims to educate Concordance participants about their health insurance enrollment options and facilitate one-on-one Care Management for individuals who enroll in a Home State Health plan.  

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LIBERTY, Mo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitti Labs (www.vittilabs.com), an AATB Accredited Tissue Bank focused on Life Science Research, Development and Manufacturing, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to conduct Phase II Clinical Trials using a combination of Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell and Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes for the treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) associated with the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19). This marks the very first time the FDA has approved an IND that uses both of these components together and so first of its kind therapy.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning healthcare data, analytics and automation consulting firm, Amitech Solutions, announces their achievement of Diamond Business Partner status with UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company. UiPath recognizes diamond business partners as one who has a well-established RPA practice, has made significant sales, has technical investments, and has superior knowledge in delivering the end-to-end UiPath hyperautomation platform solution.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the auto industry has held its breath amidst pandemic-fueled inventory and chip shortages, dealers of certain aftermarket services have been trying to catch theirs. Eastman Performance Films, LLC (Eastman), manufacturer of the high-end, self-healing auto-paint protection film LLumar® Valor, has heard the same message from their independent network of authorized dealers across the U.S.: business has been "better than ever" during the pandemic.

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Thyme Market, a full-service specialty retailer with 70 stores in 10 states throughout the Midwest, will open a new concept store on Nov. 10 at City Foundry in St. Louis, Missouri. The Fresh Thyme Market at City Foundry STL store, at 3701 Foundry Way, provides the community with real food at real affordable prices.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Puttshack, the world's first and only upscale, tech-infused mini golf experience with global food and drink, has announced today that it has signed a new lease in St. Louis's City Foundry, the historically rich, reimagined 15-acre complex previously home to Century Electric, the long-standing manufacturing plant.

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MONETT, Mo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, announced today that it will host a live Webcast of its first quarter fiscal year 2022 earnings conference call on November 9, 2021.  The press release announcing first quarter earnings will be issued after market close on November 8, 2021.

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MONETT, Mo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Jack Henry announced today that two financial institutions leveraging its Banno Content™ web hosting and site design services received 2021 WebAwards. N.J.-based The Bank of Princeton was named the Best Bank Website and Okla.-based AVB Bank for Bank Standard of Excellence.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) today reported net income of $89.1 million, or $4.92 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2021, compared with a net loss of $191.5 million, or $12.64 per diluted share, in the prior-year period.  Arch had adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion, amortization, accretion on asset retirement obligations (ARO), and non-operating expenses ("adjusted EBITDA") 1 of $131.6 million in the third quarter of 2021, which included a $19.6 million non-cash mark-to-market loss associated with the company's coal-hedging activities.  This compares to $17.4 million of adjusted EBITDA in the third quarter of 2020, which included a $2.6 million non-cash mark-to-market loss associated with the company's coal-hedging activities.  Revenues totaled $594.4 million for the three months ended September 30, 2021, versus $382.3 million in the prior-year quarter.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021, reporting diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.99 and adjusted diluted EPS of $1.26.

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AMSTERDAM and, ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, and Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, announce that they have signed a seven-year agreement that will enable innovative digital services for VEON customers in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. 

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Kansas City Life Insurance Company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share on October 25, 2021. The dividend will be payable on November 10, 2021, to stockholders of record on November 4, 2021.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today reported its highest quarterly net sales in company history.

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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of SunTek® Evolve window-tint technology by Eastman Performance Films, LLC (Eastman) couldn't have come at a better time. Independent, authorized SunTek dealers are seeing more customers, especially those with electric vehicles, opting for window-tinting services that help protect both the car and driver while contributing to overall vehicle efficiency.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- D3 Technologies just announced its newest training program, Ignite. This plan joins the other educational courses offered by D3 to help users learn best practices for Autodesk software. Ignite focuses on helping customers use Advanced Manufacturing successfully. The program currently includes three training tracks covering Autodesk FeatureCAM, Autodesk CFD, and Autodesk Moldflow, with plans to expand to other areas in the coming months. These courses will comprehensively prepare students to use the software regardless of experience level.

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COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Missouri School of Music and the Mizzou New Music Initiative have awarded the 2022 Sinquefield Composition Prize to Luis Hermano Bezerra. Now in its 17th year, the Sinquefield Composition Prize is the top award for a composition student at Mizzou.