SATURDAY, JULY 22
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Twisted Tom wins New York Derby

Twisted Tom was a one-half length winner of the 45th running of the $160,150 New York Derby at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack (FLGR) on Saturday. He covered the one mile and one-sixteenth route for New York-bred 3-year-olds in a final time of 1:44.52.    

      FRIDAY, JULY 21
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Accenture Accenture Positioned Furthest and Highest in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Procurement Outsourcing 2017

NEW YORK; July 21, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the overall Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture leads in both Market Success, based on revenue, number of clients and year-over-year revenue growth, as well as Delivery Capability for its scale, scope, technology and innovation, delivery footprint, and buyer satisfaction. 

      THURSDAY, JULY 20
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Accenture Accenture Appoints Tracey T. Travis, CFO of The Estée Lauder Companies, to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; July 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Tracey T. Travis has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Ms. Travis, 55, is executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE: EL). 

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Accenture Accenture Completes Acquisition of LabAnswer, Expands Ability to Improve the Discovery of New Products through Accenture Scientific Laboratory Informatics

NEW YORK; July 20, 2017 – In a move to provide organizations with more comprehensive scientific informatics capabilities, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of LabAnswer, a leading U.S.-based research and laboratory informatics technology consulting firm. 

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Prudential News Prudential places customers at its structural core; announces new leadership architecture for U.S. businesses

NEWARK, N.J., July 20, 2017 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced a new organizational structure for its U.S. businesses that extends its customer reach and facilitates pathways to new markets. The structure better reflects the company’s strategic focus on leveraging its mix of businesses and its digital and customer engagement capabilities to expand its value proposition for the benefit of customers and stakeholders.

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GETTY MUSEUM ANNOUNCES LANDMARK ACQUISITION OF A GROUP OF 16 MASTER DRAWINGS AND AN ICONIC PAINTING BY WATTEAU

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HACC Employee Prepares to Swim English Channel to Raise Money for Students

Louise Hyder-Darlington started long-distance, open-water swimming in 2013. Four years later, Hyder-Darlington, a cataloging specialist at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, is swimming the English Channel to benefit HACC students.

      WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
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Accenture Pegasystems and Accenture Team to Offer Communications Service Providers (CSPs) Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service to Improve Customer Engagement

CAMBRIDGE and NEW YORK; July 17, 2017 – Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, today launched Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service, a cloud-based solution designed to advance marketing strategies for telecommunications providers. With Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) gain a fully operational business team from Accenture to run effective real-time marketing campaigns on Pega’s AI-driven decisioning marketing solutions. 

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Accenture Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Johannesburg to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

JOHANNESBURG; July 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new Liquid Studio in Johannesburg as part of the company’s accelerated investment in innovation in South Africa. At the Liquid Studio, clients will work side-by-side with Accenture professionals to quickly turn ideas into innovative applications and solutions. 

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Prudential News Industrial projects key focus as PGIM Real Estate Finance generates $1.2 billion in transactions for first half of 2017

NEWARK, N.J., July 19, 2017 - PGIM Real Estate Finance, long attracted to the industrial sector, has closed more than $1.2 billion in commercial mortgage loans within the sector through the first half of 2017 as e-commerce continues to drive industrial development. The loans include transactions in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, representing about a third of the company’s originations through June 30.


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