On PR Newswire: MGM to Reopen in Vegas, Johns Hopkins Report on Contact Tracing, HBO Max Launches

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:

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MGM Resorts Announces Opening Dates for First Las Vegas Properties

MGM Resorts International announced its planned June 4 reopening of Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas, and The Signature, following the closure earlier this year of all of its U.S. properties amidst the coronavirus crisis.  At opening, amenities at all properties will be limited. As demand for the destination builds, additional venues within these resorts will open and other MGM Resorts properties on The Strip will reopen.

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Johns Hopkins Releases Comprehensive Report on Digital Contact Tracing to Aid COVID-19 Response

Johns Hopkins University on May 26 released a comprehensive report to help government, technology developers, businesses, institutional leaders and the public make responsible decisions around use of digital contact tracing technologies (DCTT), including smartphone apps and other tools, to fight COVID-19.

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Paychex Study Finds 63% of Business Owners Feel the Worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic is Behind Them

As business owners across the country focus on getting back to business, 63% feel the worst is behind them when it comes to the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, according to new research from Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance solutions for 670,000 small- and medium-sized businesses. However, 4 in 5 business owners are somewhat or very concerned about a possible second wave of infection.

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HBO Max Arrives at AT&T

Starting today (May 27), millions of AT&T customers in the U.S. will be able to stream HBO Max at no additional charge. Whether through our award-winning wireless network, entertainment-grade internet or premium video products, AT&T has a way to connect you to HBO Max.

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Necco Wafers Return to Store Shelves to Delight Fans

Just when we could all stand for some good old-fashioned fun, Spangler Candy Co. has announced the return of Necco Wafers, the Original Candy Wafer, to store shelves. Created in 1847, Necco Wafers are one of the oldest candy brands in existence. The iconic, wax paper rolls filled with assorted flavored discs have quite literally been enjoyed the world over – carried in pockets stateside, shipped to armed forces overseas, and even transported by intrepid explorers on Arctic journeys.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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