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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) (the "Company") today announced an underwritten public offering of $850 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2028 (the "Notes") pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on Form S-3. The Company has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $127.5 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the repayment or repurchase of debt, working capital and possible acquisitions. The Notes will be convertible into cash, shares of the Company's common stock (and, if applicable, cash in lieu of any fractional share), or a combination thereof, at the Company's election.

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MILWAUKEE, Wis., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For two decades, foreign countries, including China, have manipulated their currencies to boost their exports while making American products more expensive abroad. Foreign purchases of U.S. stocks, bonds and other assets have also led to an overvalued American dollar that has led to an exploding trade deficit, thousands of closed factories and family farms, and millions of manufacturing workers laid off.

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PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever wanted to name a Flavor of the Day? Now you can. In honor of National FFA Week, Culver's is hosting a Facebook poll to name a special Fresh Frozen Custard Flavor of the Day, as part of Culver's Thank You Farmers Project. Guests can head to Culver's Facebook page until 10 a.m. CST on Friday, Feb. 28 to vote for either Mooey Gooey Brownie or Brownie Caramel Cow.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A.B. Data, Ltd. is pleased to announce the recent addition of Justin Parks as business development director. A veteran in the claims administration field and based in Minneapolis, MN, Parks will consult and support A.B. Data clients across the country and work on a diverse portfolio of litigations.

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STEVENS POINT, Wis., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamber-Johnson, a leading supplier of rugged mounting systems for fleet vehicles, public safety vehicles, forklifts, semi-trucks and other mobility applications, announced today that it has been named the winner of the prestigious 32nd Annual Manufacturer of the Year Award in the category of Grand Award Medium Sized Business (100-199 employees). The program recognized 24 nominees that demonstrate a commitment to business excellence which makes a positive impact on the state of Wisconsin. The Manufacturer of the Year Awards are sponsored by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce - the state chamber and manufacturers' association - the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and the accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly.

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RIPON, Wis., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed Queen, a brand already known for its industry-leading warranties, is launching a factory-backed extended warranty - Confidence Plus. The program enables purchasers of new Speed Queen products to extend their warranty an additional three years.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT) today announced U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and non-GAAP consolidated unaudited earnings per share (EPS) for 2019 and 2018 as follows:

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LA CROSSE, Wis., Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's most established program for Advance Care Planning (ACP) practice and capacity building, Respecting Choices guides organizations and communities worldwide to effectively implement and sustain evidence-based systems that provide person-centered care.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today announced that the company has agreed to increase its ownership interest from 80% to 90% in three Midwest windfarms: Blooming Grove Wind Farm, Thunderhead Wind Energy Center and the Upstream Wind Energy Center. The total investment is $118 million for an additional 75 megawatts of capacity.

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FITCHBURG, Wis., Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- JangoBio announces significant scientific breakthroughs in developing sustainable stem-cell based therapies for complete hormone restoration. Research scientists at its Fitchburg, WI laboratory have successfully created organoids that emulate the production of ovarian and testicular hormones. This innovative technology has the capacity to regenerate and replace hormone-producing tissues and reverse the natural decline of sex hormones that occurs with age. "The development of hormone-producing organoids paves the way for use in humans and animals," indicated Dr. Craig Atwood, CEO of JangoBio, adding, "JangoBio is rapidly moving towards testing of our organoid products in animal models."

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year was record setting for Madison Liquidators regarding the amount of office furniture it they were able to liquidate and affordably relocate into area homes and businesses. Since 2016 they have been systematically removing unwanted office furniture from businesses, warehousing it and finding new homes for that furniture. Over that time the business has grown from a small warehouse space to a 15,000 square foot facility that is designed to make the process of providing affordable office furniture to residents as streamlined and efficient as possible.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordon Flesch Company (GFC) has agreed to acquire Information Technology Professionals (ITP), a managed service provider based in Madison with locations in the Appleton and Milwaukee area. With this acquisition, the GFConsulting Group will become one of the largest and most capable technology solutions providers in the upper Midwest, offering services including cloud, cybersecurity and Managed IT.

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HUDSON, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -- Airworthy, Global Provider of World-Class Interior Solutions (www.airworthy.aero), is celebrating its 20(th) anniversary in 2020. Over the last two decades, Airworthy has provided flooring solutions, interior repair, trolley repair and maintenance services to the aviation industry, and has recently expanded its services to include the rail industry.

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HARTLAND, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the average U.S. household operating 28 battery-powered devices at any given time, batteries are an essential part of keeping Americans' daily lives running smoothly. February 18 is National Battery Day, an annual holiday encouraging consumers to use and recycle batteries safely.

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ETTRICK, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've ever wanted to spend a day on the water learning fishing tips and tricks from a top professional bass angler, you're in luck. Lure Lock, makers of the revolutionary tackle box system featuring their patented Tak Logic gel technology is giving one lucky winner the opportunity to spend a day on the water with Bass Pro Tour/Major League Fishing angler and Lure Lock Pro Andy Morgan.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Madison, Wisconsin-based Lean Focus LLC, an industry-leading management consultancy, is set to train new and existing clients at its recently-opened Lean Transformation Academy and Corporate Headquarters. On January 9(th), 2020, Lean Transformation Academy celebrated its Grand Opening at its new location in the Spark Building of Downtown Madison. The 5000-square-foot facility will provide hands-on training and workshops for companies seeking to accelerate development of their employees in the tools and systems of continuous improvement.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMyne, a pioneering provider of integrated software solutions for radiomics-enabled clinical management, today announced that Carey Thomson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School has joined the company's growing Board of Clinical Advisors. Dr. Thomson will provide broad guidance and insight into lung cancer screening program development, patient and physician education and product focus. Dr. Thomson started and directs the Lung Cancer Screening and Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Program at Mount Auburn Hospital, one of the largest programs of its kind in the U.S. Mount Auburn Hospital is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionic, the most widely used platform for building mobile and desktop apps using web technology, today announced the release of Ionic 5, the latest version of the popular open source Framework--used by millions of developers and thousands of businesses to build high-performance consumer and employee-facing mobile apps for iOS and Android.

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WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Generac rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange today to mark a decade since first being listed. The Company made its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on Feb. 10, 2010, at $13.00 per share, and began trading the following day. The issue closed at $101.35 at market close on Feb. 7, an increase of 679 percent since the IPO.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no wonder that pizza has its own holiday when it is consistently named one of America's favorite foods. This Sunday marks an entire day dedicated to the cheesy treat that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. From meat lovers and margherita to deep dish and stuffed crust, there is a pizza for everyone. In a world of infinite dining options, consumer trends show that pizza has seen the largest increase in eating occasions over any other food in the past decade (NPD, 2020).

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NEW BERLIN, Wis., Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 6, Landmark Credit Union celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for the credit union's new branch in the Town of Brookfield, Wis. The ribbon cutting was attended by State Representative Rob Hutton, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, Chairman of Town of Brookfield, Keith Henderson, President of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, Carol White, Town of Brookfield Town Administrator, Tom Hagie, Town of Brookfield Supervisor, Steve Kohlmann, Town of Brookfield Supervisor, Ryan Stanelle, members of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce and Landmark team members.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Talent shortages in the U.S. have more than tripled in a decade with 69% of employers struggling to fill positions up from just 14% in 2010, according to a ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) survey. When employers cannot find the talent they need, they need to act differently and consider what workers want, concludes the leading global workforce solutions company. Closing the Skills Gap: What Workers Want asks 2,000 U.S. employers and over 1,500 workers what attracts them to an organization and what makes them stay.

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VIROQUA, Wis., Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by The Cornucopia Institute uncovers troubling poultry farming and production practices represented as organic under the USDA seal. For the Birds: How to Recognize Authentic Organic Chicken and Turkey shows how the presence of an organic label on poultry packaging routinely misleads consumers who are willing to pay more for a higher-quality, humanely raised product.

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MEQUON, Wis., Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Investment Advisors, Inc. begins 2020 with the promotion of three employees and the addition of one relationship manager. The announcement comes as Spectrum seeks to increase capacity in order to serve its expanding client base as the firm experiences continued growth and success.

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MOUNT HOREB, Wis., Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the grit of the Alaskan frontier, Duluth Trading Co. today launches its first collection built to withstand the harshest conditions unique to commercial fishing and other extreme fishing environments. The first wave of the Alaskan Hardgear® Fishing line consists of six essentials that set new standards in Duluth Trading's technical product offering and merge the solutions-oriented, job-tested features consumers expect from Duluth Trading.

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GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) ("Associated") today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share, payable on March 16, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 2, 2020.

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BELOIT, Wis., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) will host an Investor Day on March 3, 2020, in New York City beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST. The management presentations will be webcast live and all presentation materials will be accessible on the Company's website at www.regalbeloit.com. An archive of the webcast will be available until March 2, 2021, at the link referenced above.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shruti Parthasarathy, 17, of Middleton and Elsa Witkiewicz, 13, of Trevor today were named Wisconsin's top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Shruti and Elsa each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip in early May to Washington, D.C., where they will join the top two honorees from each of the other states and the District of Columbia for four days of national recognition events. During the trip, 10 students will be named America's top youth volunteers of 2020.

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MADISON, Wis., Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the week leading up to last year's big game, Americans bought 89.5 million pounds of cheese and this year sales are expected to top 90 million pounds (IRI). This kitchen staple is having a big moment right now in the minds and mouths of foodies. With Wisconsin winning more awards for cheese than any other state or country, Wisconsin is proof that domestic cheese can rival imports and deserves a spot on everyone's game day cheeseboard.

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MADISON, Wis., Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Courseworks, a leader in innovative adult learning technologies for associations, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Award for Excellence for Best Advance in Learning Management and Technology for External Training. Specifically, this award recognizes Web Courseworks for the amplification of partner training with PartnerAmp, the company's latest addition to their suite of eLearning technologies.