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Missourians are encouraged by the state to participate in a statewide ice cream social celebrating the 200th birthday of Missouri. While the event will be held Aug. 10, 2021, Missouri’s statehood day, the planning begins now. Missouri 2021 is looking for communities and organizations to orga…

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ST. LOUIS, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Twain Financial Partners closed on three milestone ground lease capital transactions with Mequity Companies and Stonebriar Commercial Finance. The transactions are Twain's first deals within the self-storage industry and are the result of a collaborative effort between Twain and Stonebriar. Twain contributed a total of $23.5 million and Stonebriar contributed a total of $15.5 million to the three Mequity projects located in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Food & Drug Administration Associate Chief Counsel Kristin Kaplan joins Shook, Hardy & Bacon, further expanding the firm's regulatory capabilities. Kaplan has a deep understanding of regulatory issues and the nuances of the government agency after she advised the FDA for eight years, and before taking an in-house role at a global leader in animal health.

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ST. LOUIS, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wugen Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel, universal allogeneic cell therapy platforms, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with US-based HCW Biologics Inc. (HCW) for the use of their proprietary fusion molecules to manufacture Wugen's cellular therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. HCW will oversee the manufacturing and supply of these proteins to Wugen. Wugen will research, develop, and commercialize cell therapeutic products on a world-wide basis. 

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Manna Pro Products, LLC, a St. Louis-based manufacturer and marketer of pet care and nutrition, announced today that it is extending its partnership with 4-H, committing an additional $100K over the next two years to help equip all youth with the essential skills they need to succeed in life and career, no matter their circumstances.

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NWI Enterprises, Inc. ("NWI"), a Harbour Group company, has acquired the assets of LockeyUSA ("Lockey"), Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive, announced today. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wugen Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel, universal allogeneic off-the-shelf cell therapies, today announced the appointment of the company's co-founder, Matt Cooper, Ph.D., as the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). Dr. Cooper will be supervising the research and development of a universal truly "off-the-shelf" and fratricide-resistant CAR-T cell therapy for the treatment of a variety of T cell cancers, based on Wugen's novel cell therapy platform, with the goal of bringing more durable and transformational therapies to people living with devastating cancers.

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- February marked the celebration of No One Eats Alone Day, a nationwide initiative created by Beyond DifferencesTM, to promote inclusion among children and address social isolation. This year, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Centene's state-based health plans helped promote awareness and impact change locally by hosting online events to celebrate the occasion at schools and community organizations across the country.

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced four executive leadership appointments to support the company's continued growth and innovation. Effective March 1, 2021, the following appointments have been made:

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ST. LOUIS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through May 15, Missouri residents may select Ambetter from Home State Health for healthcare coverage in 92 counties through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families to apply and enroll for the coverage they need. As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges, Home State Health continues to offer a variety of health insurance offerings that are among the most affordable in the state.

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CLAYTON, Mo., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today the execution of an Amendment ("the Third Amendment") to its existing Credit Agreement, which increased the term loan facility by $315 million, with a delayed-draw feature, and lowered the pricing tiers for borrowings under the Credit Agreement.