Musk Offers to Buy Twitter; 2022 Hurricane Season Predictions | This Week on PR Newswire
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:
Twitter Inc. today (April 14) confirmed it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Elon Musk to acquire all of the company’s outstanding common stock for $54.20 per share in cash. The Twitter board of directors will carefully review the proposal to determine the course of action that it believes is in the best interest of the company and all Twitter stockholders.
An above-normal level of tropical cyclone activity is projected for 2022 in the Atlantic basin, according to a forecast released today (April 7) by Colorado State University’s (CSU) Department of Atmospheric Science.
Led by research scientist Phil Klotzbach, Ph.D., also a non-resident scholar at the Insurance Information Institute (III), the CSU Tropical Meteorology Project team anticipates 19 named storms, nine hurricanes, and four major hurricanes during the 2022 season, which starts on June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. A typical season has 14 named storms, seven hurricanes, and three major hurricanes.
Today (April 11) FORTUNE and Great Place to Work revealed their annual 100 Best Companies to Work For list, with Cisco taking top honors for the second year in a row.
Of this year’s leader, FORTUNE Senior Reporter Megan Leonhardt writes, “The tech giant has offered free counseling sessions through the company’s employee assistance program for more than 20 years and recently boosted its digital therapy options […] It launched a companywide Day for Me, essentially an additional paid vacation day in spring 2020 to help workers prioritize self-care. Cisco formally implemented the benefit last year and has offered an extra eight days of paid time off so far, with an additional three planned in 2022.”
Major League Baseball Fans Will Enjoy More Than 19 Million Hot Dogs and Nearly 5 Million Sausages at Ballparks in 2022
Hot dogs and sausages are consistently among the most ordered food items at Major League Baseball (MLB) stadiums. And in 2022, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) estimates MLB fans will consume 19.1 million hot dogs and nearly 5 million sausages at games this season.
Certain fan bases will contribute a considerable amount to these estimations, including Los Angeles Dodgers fans, who are expected to eat nearly three million hot dogs and sausages on their own this year, and New York Yankees fans, who will likely break the one million hot dog mark. Some of the expected 2022 sausage leaders include the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, and St. Louis Cardinals.
The 2022 Twins Days Festival will be held on August 6th and 7th. This annual international event is recorded as the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World” by the Guinness Book of World Records. The annual Twins Days Festival always brings excitement and energy to Twinsburg, Ohio (located 25 miles southeast of Cleveland) and its local communities. The event provides a wide variety of fun activities and brings people from around the world together to experience all that is unique about the Twins Days Festival.
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