On PR Newswire: USA Rugby to Host NZ’s All Blacks, Best Hospitals Named, New Products to Make Baking Easy
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:
USA Rugby to Host Legendary New Zealand All Blacks in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 23, at FedExField
The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, the Eagles, will host the most successful rugby team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, D.C., when they square off on Saturday, Oct. 23, in the inaugural 1874 Cup, at FedExField. It will be the first time the All Blacks have played in the United States since 2016.
Governor Murphy Announces New Jersey Turnpike Authority to Rename Nine Garden State Parkway Service Areas after New Jersey Icons and Hall of Fame Inductees
To showcase the outstanding talent of the people of New Jersey and their contributions to the world, Governor Phil Murphy announced on July 27 that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority is renaming nine service areas on the Garden State Parkway after iconic New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) inductees in the arts, entertainment, and sports. Nine service areas will be renamed as follows:
- Montvale: James Gandolfini Service Area
- Brookdale North: Larry Doby Service Area
- Brookdale South: Connie Chung Service Area
- Vauxhall: Whitney Houston Service Area
- Cheesequake: Jon Bon Jovi Service Area
- Monmouth: Judy Blume Service Area
- Forked River: Celia Cruz Service Area
- Atlantic: Frank Sinatra Service Area
- Ocean View: Toni Morrison Service Area
U.S. News Releases 2021-22 Best Hospitals Rankings
U.S. News & World Report today (July 27) released the 2021-22 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings. In the latest edition, seven new Procedures and Conditions ratings have been added, diversifying the portfolio to 17 services in all. The new ratings – covering Heart Attack, Stroke, Pneumonia, Diabetes, Kidney Failure, Hip Fracture, and Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) – emphasize the importance of targeted research and care that provides patients and their doctors with data-driven decision support.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., claimed the No. 1 spot on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Cleveland Clinic ranked No. 2, followed by UCLA Medical Center at No. 3. The Honor Roll is a distinction awarded to hospitals ranked in the top 20 nationally for delivering exceptional treatment across multiple areas of care.
King Arthur Baking Co. Introduces New Products to Make Baking Easy, Delicious, and Accessible
King Arthur Baking Co., America’s premier baking brand that supplied consumers through the baking boom of 2020, continues its legacy with new products designed to make baking easy and accessible to all bakers, no matter their skill level. Launching this fall, four new pancake mixes, a Gluten-free Confetti Cake mix, and Organic Masa Harina are the result of extensive market research and internal insights from the past year as the baking industry has seen a surge in new consumers and high demand for quality baking ingredients.
Wage Growth Among U.S. Job Switchers Increased 5.8% Since June 2020 as Businesses Struggle to Attract Workers
U.S. wage growth among job switchers increased 5.8% since June 2020 according to the ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality Report (WVR) released July 28. Overall wage growth decelerated to 2.3% in the second quarter, down from a 6% average in the first quarter of 2021. Employment growth took a positive turn in the second quarter and increased by 3.5% in June 2021.
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Larry Grady is the 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.