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11/20/18NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt features Hanger Clinic patient Nicole Grehn, a trauma nurse and bilateral above-knee amputee
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 20, 2018 – In June 2015, then 24-year-old Nicole Grehn collapsed unexpectedly in a gas station in a small town in Wisconsin. Her heart stopped 78 times before doctors induced her into a coma, and ultimately had to amputate both her legs to save her life. The otherwise healthy, active Grehn was faced with learning how to navigate life as a bilateral above-knee amputee. In 2016, Grehn had a breakthrough when she attended her first Hanger Clinic Bilateral Above-Knee Amputee B... 
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11/20/18Hanger talks to financial news outlets at the New York Stock Exchange
New York City, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2018 – After ringing the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Nov. 12, 2018, Hanger representatives, including President and CEO Vinit Asar, spoke with media on the NYSE floor about how Hanger initiatives are transforming the orthotics and prosthetics industry. Topics included developing the first standalone network-connected device for prosthetic limbs in collaboration with AT&T; the production of MiGO VR, a virtual reality experience for the l... 
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11/16/18Hanger's Thomas Hartman receives Magna Stella Award from the Texas General Counsel Forum
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16, 2018 – On Nov. 15, the Texas General Counsel Forum awarded their prestigious Magna Stella Award to Thomas Hartman, Hanger's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, during the 13th Annual Magna Stella Awards Dinner in Austin. According to the Forum, "This award recognizes in-house general counsel excellence in Texas corporations. The name ‘Magna Stella' means great, or magnificent star. Stella winners are shining examples of the type of leadership the forum strives to e... 
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11/15/18A&E's Storage Wars features Hanger Clinic prosthetic experts
Los Angeles, Calif., Nov.15, 2018 – When Darrell Sheets of A&E's Storage Wars found an old prosthetic arm and leg in a storage unit in Los Angeles, he knew he needed help identifying when the devices were made and what they might be worth. So he turned to the experts: Hanger Clinic Vice President of Prosthetics Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP(D) and Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee who's been a proficient user of some of the most advanced prosthetic technology in the world for more than 15 years... 
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11/14/18Hanger to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2018-- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, announced today that management will participate in presentations and meetings with institutional investors at the following conferences: The Credit Suisse 27th Annual Healthcare Conference, being held November 12-15 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. The investor presentation ... 
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11/14/18Forbes highlights Hanger's collaboration with AT&T
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2018 – A recent Forbes article called a device developed through a collaboration with Hanger and AT&T "the most intriguing instance of pivoting towards the [Internet of Medical Things] future" to come out of October's Connected Health Conference in Boston. The prototype presented at the conference is the industry's first standalone, LTE-M network-connected device for prosthetic limbs. Powered by AT&T's network, it attaches to lower extremity prosthetic devices and... 
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11/13/18The Rachael Ray show shares U.S. Army veteran and Hanger Clinic patient Christy Gardner's story of recovery
New York City, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2018 – In 2006, when Christy Gardner was serving in the U.S. Army military police, she suffered a brain and spinal cord injury that left her with speech and memory damage, and no feeling below her knees. Ever determined, Gardner spent years in recovery, and in 2015, made the decision to have her legs amputated below-the-knee, in hopes that she could be more active again. Gardner hasn't slowed down since, using custom-designed prosthetic legs to walk, hike, sprint, s... 
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11/12/18Hanger to Ring New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell in Celebration of Veterans Day
The New York Stock Exchange welcomed Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR) in celebration of Veterans Day. President and CEO Vinit Asar, joined by Chris Taylor, Vice President, NYSE Listings and Services, and Hanger employees and patients, rang The Opening Bell®. Hanger President and CEO Vinit Asar was joined at the NYSE by Hanger patients and employees who have served in the U.S. military. Hanger Clinic's Cameron Clapp, community care coordinator, and Maggie Baumer, clinic manager, celebrat... 
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11/08/18Hanger Announces Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2018
Increase in Patient Care margin provides earnings growth AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2018-- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter of 2018 Net revenue of $262.9 million for the three months ended September 30, ... 
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10/31/18The Hanger Foundation awards more than $142,000 in second and final round of 2018 grants
AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 31, 2018 – The Hanger Foundation completed its second round of 2018 grants, awarding $142,400 to five non-profit organizations sharing our mission to empower people with physical challenges to live life as fully as possible. Since our first grant award to Angel City Games in May 2015, the Foundation has given nearly $1.1 million to more than 46 organizations. The most recent grant recipients include local and national organizations serving a variety of communities, including... 
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10/29/18Hanger Announces Date of 2018 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2018-- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018 after the market closes on Thursday, November 8, 2018. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181029005214/en/ Hanger's man... 
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09/10/18Hanger and AT&T create industry-first, network-connected device for prosthetic limbs
Device connected via AT&T LTE-M network and iOS mobile app encourage greater mobility, help bridge communication between clinician and patient AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with AT&T*, Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) today announced the two companies have developed a trailblazing proof of concept for the industry's first standalone, network-connected device for prosthetic limbs. The prototype, designed to attach to below-the-knee prostheses, is simple and hi... 
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09/05/18Hanger Announces Relisting on NYSE on September 12, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced that the Company has received approval to relist its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HNGR" at the beginning of trading on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the OTC until the market close on September 11, 2018. About Hanger, Inc.... 
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08/27/18Hanger announces results of landmark study on individuals who have undergone lower limb amputation concluding meaningful prosthetic mobility is not prevented by comorbidities
Published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MAAT II evaluates largest lower limb prosthetic data set to date  AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2018 -- Hanger, Inc. today announced results of the second part of its landmark study of lower limb amputees known as the Mobility Analysis of Amputees (MAAT II). The largest analysis of its kind, the MAAT II study investigated the impact of those comorbidities comprising the Functional Comorbidities Index (FCI) and other notab... 
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08/17/18The New York Times "Vows" column features wedding of Hanger Clinic patient Amanda Flores
Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 2018 – Amanda Flores fulfilled a promise to herself when she walked down the aisle at her wedding to Frank Bordoy on Aug. 11, using two microprocessor-controlled knees. Amanda and Frank had already weathered the unthinkable when an infection caused the loss of Amanda's legs above-the-knee and arms below-the-elbow in 2015. Frank proposed shortly thereafter, and Amanda's one condition was that they not marry until she was able to walk independently. Thanks to ... 
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08/15/18CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor features quadruple amputee and Hanger Clinic patient Amanda Flores' walk down the aisle
Washington, D.C., Aug. 15, 2018 – Amanda Flores knew there was only one way she was getting down the aisle to marry her fiancé Frank Bordoy on Aug. 11: walking on her own two prosthetic legs. Since an infection resulted in the loss of both Amanda's legs above-the-knee and both arms below-the-elbow in early 2015, the mom of two has worked hard to relearn how to walk again and achieve this dream, with the support and love of Frank and her family.Amanda's Hanger Clinic prosthetic team, including Be... 
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08/09/18Hanger Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2018
Company to relist on the New York Stock Exchange in mid-September AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced its financial results for its second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2018. Financial Highlights for the Second Quarter of 2018 Net revenue of $267.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018, compared to $263.4 million for the same pe... 
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07/30/18Hanger announces date of 2018 second quarter earnings release and conference call
AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 after the market closes on Thursday, August 9, 2018.    Hanger's management team will host a conference call with analysts to discuss the financial results the following morning on Friday, August 10th at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. To partici... 
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06/20/18Megyn Kelly Today and Tampa media feature shark attack survivor Tiffany Johnson's story of recovery
Charlotte, N.C., June 20, 2018 – In April, less than a year after a shark attacked Tiffany Johnson while she was snorkeling in the Bahamas, causing the loss of her right arm, Johnson returned to the site of the attack. The 32-year-old mother of three spoke to NBC's Megyn Kelly Today show about the visit, which reminded her how much she has overcome in the past year. Thanks to her surgeons at OrthoCarolina and her Hanger Clinic team in Charlotte, Johnson is making great progress with custom-desig... 
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06/14/18Hanger Reports First Quarter 2018 Results
AUSTIN, Texas, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced the filing of its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2018 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company is now current with its periodic filings. The Company intends to commence the process of relisting on a national securities exchange during the third quarter of 2018. As disc... 
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05/24/18Hanger announces Jay Wendt to lead Products & Services
Austin, Texas, May 24, 2018 – Hanger, Inc. today announced that Jay Wendt, who is currently acting as west zone vice president (ZVP) of Hanger Clinic, will be promoted to the role of President, Products & Services, effective July 1, 2018. In his new role, Wendt will lead Hanger's Southern Prosthetic Supply (SPS), Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), and SureFit businesses. Wendt joined Hanger Clinic as west zone vice president in 2011 from his role as a division vice president of operations for Apr... 
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05/15/18Hanger Charitable Foundation awards first round of 2018 grants
AUSTIN, Texas – May 15, 2018 – The Hanger Charitable Foundation completed its first round of 2018 grants, awarding $57,560 to eight non-profit organizations. Since its first grant award to Angel City Games in May 2015, the Foundation has given nearly $900,000 to more than 40 non-profits that share its mission to empower people with physical challenges to live life as fully as possible.The most recent grant recipients include local and national organizations serving a variety of ... 
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05/14/18Hanger Reports Full Year 2017 Results
- Revenue of $1.041 billion, in-line with the Company's prior estimate - GAAP net loss of $105 million, including intangible asset impairment and a reduction in deferred tax asset valuation - Adjusted EBITDA of $120 million, an $11 million year-over-year increase - Company to hold conference call and provide business update AUSTIN, Texas, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), the leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, ... 
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05/14/18Hanger to file 2017 Form 10-K after market close today
AUSTIN, Texas, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), the  leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced it intends to file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 after the market closes today, Monday, May 14, 2018. The company will also issue a press release detailing its financial results in tandem with the filing. Hanger's management team will host a conference call tomorrow, Tuesday, May ... 
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05/01/18Chicago media outlets feature Hanger Clinic patient thriving with microprocessor-controlled prosthetic hand
Chicago, Ill., May 1, 2018 – Last month, 72-year-old James Wellman was fit with the i-limb™ quantum, one of the most advanced microprocessor-controlled hands available in the world. For the first time since the 1992 machinery accident that caused the loss of his right hand, the grandfather and Vietnam War veteran felt that he "has 10 fingers again." The i-limb quantum has given Wellman more dexterity in his prosthetic hand, making it simpler to complete everyday tasks, like using a knife and for... 
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04/30/18Hanger Clinic patients thriving with prosthetic technology organize Grand Rapids' first annual 5K to support Limb Loss Awareness Month
Grand Rapids, Mich., April 30, 2018 – On April 28, Nikki Stoner, her brother-in-law Kyle Thering, and more than 170 other attendees completed a 5K in Grand Rapids to support Limb Loss Awareness Month. Stoner, a Community Care Coordinator for Hanger Clinic, organized the event to help create more local adaptive sports opportunities, which weren't readily available to her after her amputation 23 years ago. For Thering, who had an elective amputation in March 2017, the 5K marked the first time he w... 
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04/27/18Hanger introduces new virtual reality technology to evolve patient experience in the prosthetics industry
AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) is transforming the patient experience for people with limb loss and limb difference with the launch of MIGOTM, a first-of-its-kind virtual reality (VR) experience. "As America's industry leader in prosthetic care, we're dedicated to investing in new technology to support those we serve," stated Hanger, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Vinit Asar. "Producing this VR experie... 
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04/12/18Hanger Clinic patient Josh Pauls leads U.S. Para Ice Hockey team to gold in PyeongChang
St. Louis, Mo., April 12, 2018 – Double above-knee amputee and 2018 U.S. Para Ice Hockey Team Captain Josh Pauls returned from the 2018 games in PyeongChang with his third consecutive gold medal, and the drive to continue working to be one of the best at the sport he loves. One of Pauls' key supporters has been his Hanger Clinic prosthetist Fred Schaumburg, whom Pauls has worked with since moving to St. Louis more than seven years ago. Schaumburg helps ensure that Pauls' microprocessor-controlle... 
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04/10/18Congratulations to the Hanger Clinic athletes who competed in Pyeongchang
Austin, Texas, April 6, 2018 – We are very proud of all the Hanger Clinic athletes who competed in the 2018 games in Pyeongchang! Your significant achievements are a reminder of the power of human potential, and what is possible through hard work and dedication. Hanger Clinic athletes achieved success in many areas; below are a couple of their stories:   - Josh Pauls, U.S. Para Ice Hockey Team Captain, led the team to claim their third consecutive gold medal over Canad... 
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03/21/18Woman with bilateral above-knee limb loss encouraged and challenged at Hanger Clinic bootcamp
Oklahoma City, Okla., March 21, 2018 – Though 23-year-old Marina Z. Nakhla has been an amputee and a prosthetics user since before the age of two, attending the April 2017 Hanger Clinic Bilateral Above-Knee Amputee Bootcamp in Oklahoma City was one of her first experiences with the limb loss and limb difference community. At the annual event, which is designed to increase mobility and independence for double above-knee amputees, Nakhla challenged herself on a ramp course and practiced daily skil... 
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03/06/18Hanger Announces Closing of New $605 million Senior Credit Facility
Refinancing Lowers Cost of Capital, Extends Loan Maturities AUSTIN, Texas, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) ("Hanger" or the "Company'), the leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, announced the closing of a new, $605 million Senior Credit Facility (the "Credit Facility") consisting of a $100 million, 5-year Revolving Credit Facility (the "New Revolver") and a $505 million, 7-year Term Loan B (the "New Term Loan B").   P... 
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03/05/18Jacksonville media highlight Hanger Clinic's nationwide Patient Education Clinic program
Jacksonville, Fla., March 5, 2018 – People with limb loss and limb difference recently had the opportunity to meet with national and local prosthetic experts at a Patient Education Clinic (PEC) held at the Jacksonville, Florida Hanger Clinic location. Hanger Clinic Vice President of Prosthetics Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP (D), Area Clinic Manager Dan Strzempka, and local prosthetists shared their expertise to help educate attendees on what's available with prosthetic technology and what's on th... 
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03/02/18Hanger Clinic athletes to compete in Pyeongchang
Austin, Texas, March 2, 2018 – Several Hanger Clinic patients are preparing to head to Pyeongchang, South Korea, where they will compete in a variety of sports at the 2018 games. The games' opening ceremony will be held March 9, with competitions running through March 18. The Hanger Clinic athletes participating include: - Mark Mann, Snowboarder- Josh Pauls, U.S. Sled Hockey Team Captain- Stephani Victor, Alpine Skier A complete schedule of the games is available here: https://www.pyeongchang2... 
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02/26/182018 Hanger Education Fair highlights advanced orthotic and prosthetic technologies, patient stories
Las Vegas, Nev., February 26, 2018 – In a photo essay, the Las Vegas Review-Journal documented advanced orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) technologies featured at the 2018 Hanger Education Fair & National Business Meeting, and the men and women empowered by O&P technologies every day. Devices featured in the story include Ottobock's bebionic hand, Össur's Rheo knee, Endolite's élan foot, and Hanger Clinic's adjustable ComfortFlex Adapt Socket System and ExoSym device.One of the largest O... 
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01/26/18CNN's Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores how innovative prosthetic technology is giving hope to Hanger Clinic patient Tiffany Johnson
Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 26, 2018 – In June 2017, Tiffany Johnson was snorkeling in the Bahamas when a shark attack forced her to fight for her life. Bolstered by thoughts of her three children and husband JJ, Johnson miraculously survived the attack, which resulted in the loss of her right arm. Now, a cutting edge surgical procedure called targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), is giving Johnson hope. TMR allows Johnson's muscles and nerves in her residual limb to communicate with a microprocessor-c... 
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01/24/18Hanger Clinic patient Andrew Montgomery performs on The Doctors national TV show
Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 – Just days after performer Andrew "AJ" Montgomery auditioned for world-renowned Las Vegas-based show Le Rêve, a tragic motorcycle accident resulted in the loss of his left leg, and seemingly the loss of his dream. Determined not to give up, Montgomery spent eight months training and rehabilitating, and was able to re-audition and earn a spot in the show. Montgomery appeared on The Doctors show to share his incredible story, and even performed on set with other... 
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01/23/18Hanger announces new Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations
Austin, Texas, January 23, 2018 – Hanger, Inc. today announced that Seth Frank has joined the Company as Vice President, Treasury and Investor Relations, effective January 15, 2018. A primary focus for Mr. Frank will be supporting shareholders, analysts and lenders as the Company expands its shareholder communications through its upcoming financial filings.  Mr. Frank joins Hanger from Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a $2.2 billion global health care services and technology solutions ... 
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01/22/18Hanger Announces new Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Austin, Texas, January 22, 2018 – Hanger, Inc. today announced Cyndi Baily has joined the Company in the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), effective January 22, 2018. The role was previously executed by Rebecca Hast, who will retire from the Company effective October 12, 2018, and serve in an advisory role in the interim.  Prior to joining Hanger, Ms. Baily held the role of CCO for Alere Inc., a medical diagnostic and devices company, where she oversaw the c... 
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01/19/18Hanger Reports Full Year 2016 and 2015 Results
Company to Hold Conference Call and Provide Business Update AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR), the  leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, today announced the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Annual Report on Form 10-K contains information pertaining to the Company's interim quarterly, year-to-date an... 
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