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Statement by Ministers on the work to eliminate racism against Indigenous Peoples in the health systems

The Honourable Patty Hajdu of Health Canada and the Honourable Marc Miller of Indigenous Services Canada issued the following statement today following the third virtual gathering with Indigenous Peoples and organizations, health professionals, health partners, and provincial and territorial representatives…

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Camping in Summer 2021: What Should You Know?

Last summer, many Washingtonians had to put their summer adventure plans on hold. Now, as Washington state reopens on June 30, many of those outdoor adventures are back on the calendar. Here’s what you need to know about camping this…

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New Research: Lonely Older Adults with Low Cognition at Greater Risk for Poor Financial And Healthcare Decision Making

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The harmful consequences of Americans’ prolonged social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic may be even greater for lonely older adults with low cognition. These individuals are at high risk for poor financial and healthcare decision making, according…

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Department Press Briefing – June 29, 2021

Jalina Porter, Principal Deputy Spokesperson 2:01 p.m. EDT MS PORTER: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s briefing. I have one quick update at the top for you. The United States is donating 2 million Pfizer vaccine doses…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: June 29, 2021

The FDA has sent to Congress its Report on Drug Shortages for Calendar Year 2020, which includes a section on the agency’s drug shortage efforts in response to COVID-19. The FDA is also working to implement the drug shortage-related provisions…

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Maryland Lottery

Player Keeps His Cool after Cold Hard Cash Win

Silver Spring man claims $185,304 progressive jackpot A Silver Spring man who is an avid Maryland Lottery player felt particularly lucky one day while playing Lottery games. Although a fan of scratch-offs and draw games, the 38-year-old decided to try…

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FINRA Statement Regarding Confirmation of Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

We congratulate Gary Gensler on his confirmation as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chairman Gensler brings to the Commission an outstanding record of public service, deep expertise in the functioning of our capital markets, and consistent advocacy for…

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FINRA Bars Research Analyst for Insider Trading

WASHINGTON – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has barred former Goldman Sachs & Co. research analyst Brian Maguire for twice purchasing securities after he learned a fellow analyst was upgrading his recommendation in impending research…

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Ashcroft Recognizes Investigation by Securities Division in Ponzi Scheme Case

For immediate release:              June 29, 2021 Contact:                                      JoDonn Chaney, Communications Director          …

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MAINE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION SELECTS RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS IN SECOND COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT

Projects Will Help Achieve Maine’s Renewable Portfolio Standard Goals Hallowell, Maine – The Maine Public Utilities Commission (Commission) approved an additional seven renewable energy projects today for long-term contracts as required by the Maine Legislature. The projects approved include six…

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NASA Software Benefits Earth, Available for Business, Public Use

Many of NASA’s computational innovations were developed to help explore space, but the public can download them for applications that benefit us right here on Earth.

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Shooting for a Million, Halethorpe Player Scores $20,000 Lottery Win

Prize will go toward paying bills, saving for a house A Maryland Lottery regular from Halethorpe picked up a $20,000 prize June 28 at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore – his fifth visit to make a claim in the past…

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FINRA Publishes 2021 Industry Snapshot

Statistical Overview of Brokerage Firms, Registered Representatives and Trading Activity WASHINGTON—FINRA today published the 2021 FINRA Industry Snapshot, its annual statistical report on the brokerage firms, registered representatives and market activity that FINRA regulates.

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Large Number of Americans Reported Financial Anxiety and Stress Even Before the Pandemic

New study finds lack of financial literacy linked to high levels of stress and anxiety WASHINGTON (April 28, 2021)—A substantial number of adults in the United States between the ages of 21 and 62 felt anxiety and stress about their…

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FINRA Foundation Announces 2021 Research Award Recipients

Studies Advance Understanding of Financial Capability in the United States WASHINGTON – The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation), in partnership with the American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI), announced today the recipients of its higher-education awards to recognize early-career…

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Public Names ‘Moonikin’ Flying Around Moon on NASA’s Artemis I Mission

“Commander Moonikin Campos” is the official name of the manikin launching on Artemis I, NASA’s uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft around the Moon later this year.

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“¡Pleibol!” Slides Into Smithsonian Summer 2021

This summer, the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd will echo throughout neighborhood fields and Major League Stadiums. On July 2, “¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues/En los barrios y las grandes ligas,” a…

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El público nombra al “maniquí lunar” que volará alrededor de la Luna en la misión Artemis I

“Comandante Moonikin Campos” es el nombre oficial del maniquí que se lanzará a bordo de Artemis I, la prueba de vuelo sin tripulación de la NASA del cohete Sistema de Lanzamiento Espacial (SLS por sus siglas en inglés) y la…

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New Carrollton Player Wins Bingo X10 Scratch-off $100,000 Top Prize

Prince George’s County winner takes first top prize The Bingo x10 4th Edition game provided its first $100,000 top prize to a Prince George’s County resident. The 50-year-old scratched his way through the eight bingo cards on the extended-play game,…

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FINRA Statement on Temporary Withdrawal of Specialized Arbitrator Roster Rule Filing

Following consultations with the SEC staff, we temporarily withdrew from SEC consideration our rule filing establishing specialized arbitration panels for expungement requests so that we can further consider whether modifications to the filing are appropriate.

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