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LENEXA, Kan., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- TrueAccord Corporation, which offers intelligent digital recovery and communication products and services, today launched Retain, a new, client-branded product that addresses early-stage collection challenges for lenders and other organizations with customers with past-due delinquent accounts. Using the company's patented, machine learning-based and self-optimizing decision engine, Retain uses engagement data from individual interactions to optimize the consumer experience while increasing recovery for clients. The client-branded product enables clients to improve collections, maintain customer relationships, and offer solutions to their customers that improve financial fitness.

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PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Artio Medical, Inc., a medical device company developing innovative products for the peripheral vascular, neurovascular, and structural heart markets, today announced the hiring of Joe McConnell as Vice President of Business Operations and Finance and Irina Galkina as Controller.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Around the world every year, an estimated 59,000 people die from rabies following a bite or scratch from an infected dog, according to the World Health Organization; almost half of them children under 15 years old. With preventive steps, including vaccination, you can protect your human and canine family members.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) After spending months of extra time at home with their pets, many pet owners are looking to plan pet-inclusive vacations. In fact, 85% of pet parents say they're likely to travel within the next year and 65% say they are ready to bring their pets along, according to an online survey conducted by KRC Research on behalf of Mars Petcare, which is committed to making pets feel welcome through pet-friendly policies, parks and business – including hotels like Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton – through its BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ Program.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers announced today it has experienced significant development nationwide throughout the second and third quarters of 2021, including the opening of its first restaurants in New Jersey and Wisconsin. With these new locations, the rapidly-growing brand now has a presence in 34 states and is slated to continue expanding its footprint with a strong pipeline fueled by continued franchise development success. In addition to these milestone restaurant openings, Freddy's has announced the recent signing of five development deals with new and existing franchisees to bring 30 units to key target markets across the U.S., including Texas, Louisiana, Indiana, North Dakota and the greater Chicagoland region.

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After nearly two decades of combat, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan marks the end of the longest war in American history. Since 2001, nearly 2,500 American service members have been killed in the conflict — in addition to tens of thousands of contractors, civilians, Afghan and allied military personnel. The servicemen and servicewomen […]

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The proposed Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM), currently under construction in downtown Wichita, recently appointed three additions to its administration: Diana Gordon, CFRE, as director of philanthropy; Kimberly Long, Ph.D., as professor and director of research and scholarly activity; and Rosemary Niedens as professor and director of community scholars program.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Buddy Brands, the innovative pet company behind world class pet product brands such as BuddyRest and Natural Doggie, has brought cutting-edge 3D creation technology into the pet space. This amazing technology utilizes the world's most advanced scanning system to provide photo-realistic, digital versions of products available in full 3D so you can sell more products online.

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) The importance of health and wellness is top of mind for many people. There are many contributing factors to wellness such as diet, physical activity, social engagement and genetics. All are important, but a first step to wellness is choosing healthy foods to fuel the body every day, ideally foods that support health in multiple ways.

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(The Center Square) – Twenty-seven Republican governors or attorneys general have vowed to fight the latest executive order issued by President Joe Biden mandating that over 80 million private employees receive COVID vaccinations or undergo weekly testing, or their employer will be fined.

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College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment has fallen by an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more limited […]

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College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment has fallen by an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more limited […]

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LENEXA, Kan., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Midwest-based call center, Centrinex, announces a partnership with LoanPro, the only truly API-based, mid-market and enterprise Loan Management Software (LMS) in the US/Canadian marketplace. The addition of LoanPro to Centrinex's LMS portfolio brings yet another platform option to the call center's financial clients who wish to bring even more efficiencies to their loan/lease lifecycles.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TreviPay, a global financial technology company, today announced its foray into the US fashion sector after being selected to power the trade credit offering for Flowfy, an integrated service platform for online B2B fashion and apparel marketplaces. TreviPay's API enables Flowfy's 'FlowPay' offering, which is sold to fashion marketplaces, and provides quick and reliable settlement terms to marketplace sellers as well as extends trade capital to buyers at a competitive rate. The digitized and seamless payment experience allows marketplace buyers and sellers to focus on their core business functions in the already complex fashion supply chain.

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Sep. 10—Kansas aviation manufacturers are set to receive a combined $103.9 million in federal pandemic relief grant money to retain 4,284 employees. The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection (AMJP) program was created through legislation introduced by Sen. Jerry Moran and U.S. Rep. Ron Estes, who both voted against the final version of the American Rescue Plan Act that funded the program. "As ...

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LAWRENCE, Kan., Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Proven Tier 1 supplier ADAC and innovative radar technology provider Ainstein announced a new partnership as RADAC today. Both organizations recognized the endless agony auto manufacturers endure while working with multiple vendors. RADAC serves to offer the only integrated radar proximity sensor built from the ground up. 

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From terror attacks to natural disasters, U.S. history is replete with examples of Americans of different backgrounds unifying in the face of hardship. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic will not likely be remembered as such an occasion. The virus, which originated in China, ushered in a surge of violence directed at Asian Americans at a time […]

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Sep. 9—An office with Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research is growing its initiative to maintain, repair and overhaul aircraft and will convert a Boeing plane. The WERX location of the NIAR received its first Boeing 777-300ER passenger aircraft that workers will convert into a freight plane, the university announced Wednesday. It will then be transferred to a ...

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Sen. Jerry Moran met with Emporia State University faculty and administrators Wednesday afternoon to discuss pandemic response and some of the university's academic programming.  

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HUTCHINSON, Kan., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Community bank clients of Data Center Inc. (DCI), the privately-owned developer of iCore360® and iCoreGO™ banking software, can now receive real-time payments via the RTP® network, the real-time payments system from The Clearing House.

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Intouch Group, a full-service global agency network serving the pharmaceutical industry, recently announced the promotions of Angela Tenuta to President, Full-Service Agencies, and Boris Kushkuley, PhD, to President, Commercial and Consulting Services.

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Sep. 8—A former Olathe teacher was found guilty of reckless stalking Wednesday after a half-day trial that included testimony from the victim, who is now 12. The girl said she is scared to be alone at night and has nightmares, a year and a half after she learned her fourth-grade teacher was sexually attracted to her to the point of taking more than 240 pictures of her legs and buttocks. "It ...

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(The Center Square ) – Due to a number of reasons including this year drought conditions, water supply is becoming a major concern in western Kansas.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The mikeroweWORKS Foundation, with support from Koch, has awarded nearly 140 aspiring workers across the nation over $1 million in scholarships. Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation contributed over $100,000 towards the scholarships supporting 17 skilled trades in 38 states.

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SHAWNEE, Kan., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- John R. Alley, Jr., MD, FACS, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted General Surgeon for his years of medical service and dedication to teaching and mentoring young doctors in the surgery field.               

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HUTCHINSON, Kan., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In central Georgia, Great Oaks Bank has been a market leader in online/mobile banking for several years with the help of Data Center Inc. (DCI), the privately-owned developer of iCoreGO™ digital banking solutions for community banks and credit unions nationwide. However, the bank felt that their other core technologies were not keeping up.

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Sep. 7—A Wichita area school district faced so many COVID-19 cases last month, it shut down schools until Sept. 7. North of Kansas City, Lathrop Elementary School is closed this week after seven classrooms were quarantined and 14 students tested positive for the virus. School officials in both Kansas and Missouri worry such incidents are a harbinger of what's to come. Last year, in the face of ...

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Actor Linda Gray is 81. Singer Maria Muldaur is 79. Actor Joe Pantoliano is 70. Singer-musician Gerry Beckley (America) is 69. Original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood is 69. Actor Peter Scolari is 66. Former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is 65. Actor Rachel Ward is 64. Actor Amy Yasbeck is 59. Rock musician Norwood Fisher (Fishbone) is 56. Actor Darren E. Burrows is 55. Rock singer-musician Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) is 55. Actor-comedian Louis (loo-ee) C.K. is 54. Rock musician Larry LaLonde (Primus) is 53. Golfer Angel Cabrera is 52. Actor-singer Will Chase is 51. Actor Josh Hopkins is 51. Country singer Jennifer Nettles is 47. Actor Lauren Stamile (stuh-MEE’-lay) is 45. Rapper 2 Chainz is 44. Actor Kelly Jenrette is 43. Actor Ben McKenzie is 43. Singer Ruben Studdard is 43. Basketball Hall of Fame player Yao Ming is 41. Singer-actor Jennifer Hudson is 40. Actor Alfie Allen is 35. Actor Emmy Rossum is 35. Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman is 32. Country singer Kelsea Ballerini is 28. Actor Colin Ford is 25.

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WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jace W. Hyder is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Surgeon for his exceptional work in General Surgery and his professional excellence at Kansas Medical Center and Ascension Via Christi Hospital.               

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New Directions Behavioral Health today announced that it has launched its annual Suicide Prevention & Awareness toolkit for the national awareness month in September. According to the CDC, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States – and rates have been on the rise for the past two decades. 

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MISSION, Kan., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Ask anyone to recall their most treasured childhood memories, and you're likely to hear tales about time spent with loved ones, grandparents in particular. As an adult, you may find yourself wondering how to help your kids create those magical moments with their grandparents. However, strengthening their bond with a beloved grandparent may be easier than you think.

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The Hiawatha 1978 and 1979 Girls Basket Ball and the1980 boys Football State Championship signs are complete and in place.

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A list of 18 properties in Hiawatha was presented to the Hiawatha City Commission for violations of the city’s Minimum Housing Codes at Monday night’s meeting.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Hiawatha Police Department concluded an investigation into allegations of illegal narcotics activity in the residents of 708 Hiawatha Ave., Hiawatha.