Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

4 months after drug approval, Achaogen eyes fire sale

Antibiotic drug maker Achaogen Inc., which in June won regulatory approval for its first antibiotic drug, said Monday it is exploring "strategic alternatives," including a possible sale or merger, as the once-fast-growing company lays off more employee...

By | 2018-11-05T22:16:21+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Healthcare|

Amid opioid concerns, FDA approves powerful painkiller

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. won its first Food and Drug Administration approval Friday of a restricted-use opioid delivery system, but the nation's top drug regulator issued an atypical statement to assuage concerns about another highly addictive paink...

By | 2018-11-05T21:57:15+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Healthcare|

Hoping your kid lands a sports scholarship? Colleges can still leave you paying big – see where Ohio State stands

If a coveted "full ride" is the goal for your little soccer or football stars at home, then take note: Not all college sports scholarships are the same. Gone are the days when a college sports program's prestige and pathway to a potential pro career w...

By | 2018-11-05T21:33:36+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Education|

United Airlines becomes first North American carrier to get Boeing’s largest Dreamliner

United Airlines on Monday took delivery of its first 787-10 from the Boeing Co., a delivery that also made it the first North American airline to receive the newest, and largest, member of the Dreamliner family.  It also makes the carrier the first in...

By | 2018-11-05T19:32:51+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Ranked in the nation’s top 25 accelerators, AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear open new application cycle today

Innovation Works’ software and hardware startup accelerator programs, AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear, opened a new application cycle today, according to a news release from the organization.   The application cycle closes on January 27.  The annual Seed ...

By | 2018-11-05T16:21:40+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Technology|

When it comes to fielding, these two Royals were golden

The Kansas City Royals may have ended the season with 104 losses, but a couple of players picked up some postseason hardware. Catcher Salvador Perez and left fielder Alex Gordon were honored with Gold Glove awards as the best fielders at their respect...

By | 2018-11-05T13:45:26+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Sports|

Enterprise Bank expands with a $213 million acquisition

Enterprise Financial Services Corp. (Nasdaq: EFSC), which operates Enterprise Bank & Trust with locations in St. Louis, Kansas City and Phoenix, is expanding into New Mexico by acquiring the holding company of Los Alamos National Bank in a $213 million...

By | 2018-11-05T13:38:03+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Economics|