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America Recycles Day 2014 promotes and celebrates recycling in the U.S.

MANSFIELD, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Miller Recycling Corporation celebrates America Recycles Day today by applauding all individuals who make a strong effort to recycle as part of daily life, and encouraging all to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, started in 1997, takes place every November 15 in a nationwide effort to promote and celebrate recycling in the U.S.

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It snowed inside the Stetson Mansion this week thanks to a tree flocking company in Central Florida

DELAND, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: It snowed inside the Stetson Mansion this week thanks to a tree flocking company in Central Florida. ‘Four Seasons Christmas Trees has helped transform our reception parlor into a frozen forest,’ said owner JT Thompson. ‘You can’t tell the inside from the outside anymore! The funny thing is we all found out that anything can be flocked!’ Stetson Mansion 2014 ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Tours run Nov. 15 thru Jan. 15 2015.

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Clean to Cure: AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children’s Cancer Fund and donates $25,000

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: For the second consecutive year, AlEn USA joins forces with Curing Children’s Cancer Fund and donates $25,000 to provide financial support for some of the country’s leading pediatric cancer researchers.

TOPICS: Business, Medical, Newsdesk, State: Texas
 
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Comprising more than one billion business pages, Masterseek targets goal of largest company data system

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Masterseek has just launched an enhanced version of its search engine which includes, amongst other things, additional search capabilities. The purpose of these modifications being to allow the user to find and sort business contacts more easily and efficiently, using specific criteria. The new version has the functionality to apply multiple search terms at the same time, ensuring accuracy in the returned results.

TOPICS: Advertising, Business, Newsdesk
 
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New Book ‘Bionic Pioneers’ Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Neurotech Press today announced publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. ‘Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies’ (ISBN: 9780988234222), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals.

TOPICS: Books, California, Medical, Newsdesk
 
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B2C Jewel’s New ‘Perfection’ Brand include Scientific Proof of Performance for its Ideal-Cut Pedigree Diamonds

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: New York-based B2C Jewels, carrying an online inventory of over 150,000 diamonds, announced today they are raising the consumer-confidence bar by providing advanced photos for their new ‘Perfection’ Ideal Cut diamonds. No other diamond retailer of their size provides such images for online diamonds. Where many sellers post only laboratory reports for diamonds offered, B2C Jewels is now photographing thousands of diamonds in their inventory, to the delight of shoppers.

TOPICS: Jewelry, Newsdesk, Retail, State: New York
 
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Affordable Care Act Alternative for Small Business Owners launched by Level Funded Health

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Is Level Funded Health the new escape hatch from Obama Care for small businesses with healthy employees? It could be. Level Funded Health may just be the answer to many small businesses’ concerns over rising health insurance premiums because it can potentially provide them a 30 to 40 percent annual refund on their health benefit costs.

TOPICS: Employment, Insurance, News: Product Launches, Newsdesk, State: Illinois
 
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Marijuana Inspired Vodka launched by Earth Mama Vodka LLC

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Earth Mama Vodka LLC today announced that Earth Mama(TM) Top Secret Vodka is coming to stores near everybody. Earth Mama Top Secret Vodka, which is ‘A Marijuana Inspired Vodka’ is the most radical, incredible, life altering super spirit brand to ever appear. Earth Mama Top Secret is a true super-premium vodka that has the real taste and smell of – you guessed it – pot! (Product contains no marijuana.)

TOPICS: Business, News: Product Launches, Newsdesk, State: Illinois
 
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Help TeamSnap and Sports Feel Good Stories Choose the 2014 ‘Sports Feel Good Story of the Year’ Awards

BOULDER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Voting is now open for the 2014 ‘Sports Feel Good Story of the Year’ contest, sponsored by TeamSnap and Sports Feel Good Stories. The contest recognizes inspiring athletes, coaches and fans from around the world. Voting ends Nov. 30, 2014, and winners will be announced in December.

TOPICS: Entertainment, Internet, Newsdesk, State: Colorado
 
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Nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz to Co-Chair Perrin Conferences Asbestos Symposium

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Perrin Conferences has selected nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz of Weitz and Luxenberg to co-chair its fourth annual asbestos-litigation symposium Dec. 2 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, the law firm today revealed.

TOPICS: Construction, Events, Legal and Law, Newsdesk
 
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In an intimate interview, North Carolina doctor shares how he responded to the Ebola crisis with decisive action under pressure

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina physician, Lance Plyler, M.D., is a recent veteran of the front lines of the Ebola epidemic, saving the lives of two Americans working to avert the crisis in Liberia: Kent Brantly, M.D., and his colleague, Nancy Writebol. Health Care Cafe, sponsored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, airs the interview with Plyler, ‘Ebola Outbreak in Liberia,’ on WTZQ, 1600 AM radio, Nov. 17, 5 p.m.

TOPICS: Entertainment, Medical, Newsdesk, State: North Carolina
 
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Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Florida’s Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 – America’s Dental Meeting this month.

TOPICS: Architecture, Medical, Newsdesk, State: Florida, Videos
 
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Wahoo’s Fish Taco Co-Founder Wing Lam shares his road to success on Money Matters with Dino radio show

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Money Matters with Dino, hosted by Dino Katsiametis, a local radio show about establishing and maintaining personal wealth, interviews local entrepreneurial legend Wing Lam, co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco restaurants. The show airs live every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on ‘The Patriot’ KEIB AM1150 and is always available on iTunes and for on-demand viewing.

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Introducing Jovare, a collection of handcrafted, wearable art jewelry from Africa

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Introducing Jovare, a collection of handcrafted, affordable jewelry from Africa that caters to the woman who wants a distinctive look. Suitable for both casual and formal wear, the jewelry will be sold online exclusively online. The Jovare wearable art line will not be available in retail stores.

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Now in Kindle Edition ‘What to Do If You’re Unemployed or Have Age Concerns – 2015 Edition’

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Losing a job doesn’t need to be quite the challenge that it was in the past. And, the same is true for people who are concerned that their age will keep them from getting considered for jobs they could handle very well, says author Robert Gerberg, one of America’s foremost authorities on professional job hunting, in his new book.

TOPICS: Employment, General Editorial, Newsdesk
 
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Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long join EPIC Insurance Brokers in Birmingham, Ala.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

TOPICS: California, Insurance, Newsdesk
 
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Kickstarter Campaign: Waterator Industries Inc. is changing the face of conservation by using vapor in the air

VANCOUVER, B.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: While Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog, he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts, by watering plants using water ‘out of thin air.’ It’s all thanks to Canada’s Waterator Industries Inc., who are pioneering a new use for Atmospheric Water Generation. With less than 3 percent of the world’s water being drinkable, the device will save the precious stuff coming out of taps from being used for a non-consumable purpose.

TOPICS: Agriculture, Home and Garden, News: Product Launches, Newsdesk, World: Canada
 
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TV Star Cory Chalmers of ‘Hoarders’ is making guest appearance at Steri-Clean franchise opening in Sacramento, Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Cable TV Star and lead expert of the hit television show ‘Hoarders,’ Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.

TOPICS: Business, California, Events, Home and Garden, Newsdesk
 
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James Allen Jewelers Collaborates with Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Redefining Omni-Channel Bridal Jewelry

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: James Allen, a leading engagement ring and certified loose diamond retailer, announced today that it is working with Sears, Roebuck and Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), to provide an exclusive and innovative in-store shopping experience at 16 Sears locations throughout New York, Maryland and Puerto Rico.

TOPICS: Business, Jewelry, Newsdesk, State: New York
 
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Bank of Southern California, N.A. Acquires El Paseo Bank in Coachella Valley from FDIC

PALM DESERT, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCMKTS:FBBN / OTC Markets FBBN) announced today that it purchased substantially all the assets and liabilities of Frontier Bank, FSB dba El Paseo Bank through a purchase and assumption agreement with the FDIC.

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SOFA Chicago 2014 features Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, and two of the gallery’s most established artists

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, along with artists and sculptors Mark Yale Harris and James Vilona are making the journey to be featured in the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago. The Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design.

TOPICS: Arts and Entertainment, Entertainment, Interior Design, Newsdesk, State: Colorado, State: Illinois
 
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Karman Chan named new CFO at EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Karman Chan has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in San Francisco. EPIC’s current CFO, Michael Gonthier, will transition to a new EPIC position as Chief Administrative Officer.

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United Wholesale Mortgage CEO Mat Ishbia Webinar Offers Game-Changing Strategies to Increase Broker Business

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it will be holding a webinar on game-changing strategies that brokers can utilize to generate more business in 2015. UWM’s president and CEO, Mat Ishbia, will personally be conducting the webinar.

TOPICS: Banking and Finance, Business, Newsdesk, State: Michigan
 
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HostBridge Technology offers free IBM Mainframe Performance Testing Tool

STILLWATER, Okla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: HostBridge Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) CICS(R) and System z(R), is licensing its HBZT CPU Monitor Software (HBZT) to IBM mainframe users at no cost and no obligation. Customers can find information about HBZT and access the free download, with easy installation documentation, on the HostBridge HBZT web page.

TOPICS: Computing, Newsdesk, Software, State: Oklahoma
 
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Mortgage Document Preparation Vendor IDS inc. Creates Internal Team to Manage Prep System Integrations

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Utah-based mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has created an internal team devoted solely to developing and maintaining integrations between its flagship document preparation system, idsDoc, and its third-party partners.

TOPICS: Banking and Finance, Computing, Newsdesk, State: Utah
 
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Indiegogo Campaign: Start a Liquidation Business with Brand Name Products

HAMBURG, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Each year in the U.S., wholesalers and manufacturers generate nine billion dollars worth of excess inventory, says ProSem Direct, Inc. That’s a lot of product waiting to be cashed in on. A new website – ProSemDirect.com – shows people how. It gives them the resources they need to start a liquidation business through online tools and educational seminars provided by experienced industry experts within the wholesale and liquidation market.

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Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers support Deployed Military Members with Teddy Bear Donations

NAPLES, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers is adding to their Veterans Day tribute this year by sponsoring 40 Teddy Bears to be given to deployed military through Teddy Bears for the Troops, Inc. They are also inviting the public to contribute toward sending more teddy bears to our deployed military by visiting any of their seven locations which are serving as collection sites, where any size donation is encouraged for this cause.

TOPICS: Armed Forces, Auto and Motorsports, Corporate Social Responsibility, Newsdesk, State: Florida
 
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For artist Marta Thoma Hall the process of designing a new line of headphones is no different than creating sculptures

SAN JOSE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The ‘Brain Works’ sculpture in San Jose, is the latest public art installation for artist Marta Thoma Hall, who is also president of Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. For Hall, the process of designing a new line of headphones or subwoofers is no different than creating, say, a piece of sculpture.

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As Part of ‘Operation Gratitude’ Spodak Dental Group to Collect Halloween Candy for Troops Overseas

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pounds maximum). Candy will be collected through Friday, November 14, 2014.

TOPICS: Armed Forces, Corporate Social Responsibility, Healthcare, Newsdesk, State: Florida
 
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Raleigh North Carolina Embraces Giving Tuesday on Dec. 2, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, N.C., the North Raleigh Ministries announced today. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving first announced in 2012 by the 92nd St. Y and the UN Foundation to encourage Conspicuous Compassion instead of Conspicuous Consumption during the holidays.

TOPICS: Events, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk
 
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Houston-based Acoustic Pop Music Artist ‘Mic Tunez’ Announces His Debut Acoustic Album: SIMPLIFIED

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Houston’s pop music artist Mic Tunez (pronounced ‘Mike Tunes’) announces the debut of his first acoustic album, released September 21, 2014. The ‘Simplified’ project was recorded in the world-class Wire Road Studios where renowned music artists record such as Grammy(R) Award Winner Beyonce’, India Arie and Wiz Khalifa.

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Sharon Rusconi joins EPIC as VP and Regional Surety Executive in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency.

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Dick Lee’s new book throws a bucket of ice water into corporate America’s face, followed by a hard slap

ST. PAUL, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Author and veteran corporate consultant Dick Lee started out writing ‘We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers. You’re Busted’ (ISBN: 978-1483416922; HVMPress) to track historically corporate abuse of customers and describe the resulting deterioration of buyer-seller relations. But when the narrative reaches the 2010s, Lee makes two surprise findings.

TOPICS: Advertising, Business, Newsdesk, State: Minnesota
 
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Washington Society of CPAs Not-For-Profit Conference features Vicki Welter, CPA

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA will speak at the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants Not-for-Profit Conference in Seattle, Nov. 20-21, 2014.

TOPICS: Events, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: Washington
 
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Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement Which Could Top $1 Billion

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. announced today.

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DashBook Royalty Pro updated: Distribute Royalty Reports via the Cloud

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Financial Softworks, LLC today announced release of their latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service.

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Resolution Reached in Lawsuits over Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Failed Hip Implants

HACKENSACK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Weitz and Luxenberg today announced that a global settlement program involving Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.

TOPICS: Legal and Law, Manufacturing, Newsdesk, State: New Jersey
 
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Biotech Firm Oxyrase, Inc. names Casey Zace as President

MANSFIELD, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ohio-based Oxyrase, Inc. today announced that current General Manager Casey Zace will assume the role of President effective immediately. Exiting President James C. Copeland, Ph.D. will remain with the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and will also remain as Chairman of the Board.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, Newsdesk, State: Ohio
 
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Insight Research Corp. new study: $30B U.S. Telecom Private Line Services Market Starts to Decline

DURANGO, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The $30 billion U.S. private line services market has finally entered a period of no growth, says a market analysis study from Insight Research Corp. Private line had always been a growth market for telcos and has been tracked by Insight for more than 18 years showing steadily increasing revenue growth.

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The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition now in Kindle eBook

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Less than 3 percent of professionals and executives are prepared for negotiating. In Mr. Robert Gerberg’s new e-book, ‘The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition,’ which is available on Amazon, he presents a practical and easy-to-implement system for competing very well in important interviewing situations.

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Aspects of Hispanic Heritage Explored in ‘Tattoo Nation’ Documentary on Skin Artists

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Tattoos adorn the bodies of over 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. ‘The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,’ notes Eric Schwartz, director of the documentary motion picture, ‘Tattoo Nation.’

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Designed for iOS 8, the new TeamSnap app is more interactive and features a modern and inviting design

BOULDER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: TeamSnap, used by nearly 7 million people around the world to coordinate their sports and other ongoing activities, is introducing a reinvigorated TeamSnap app for iOS 8.

TOPICS: News: Sports, Newsdesk, State: Colorado
 
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MCT Trading MCTlive! wins Mortgage Technology magazine 2014 Release of the Year Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized industry leader in risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, is pleased to announce that MCTlive!, MCT’s best-in-class secondary marketing software platform, has been selected as the winner of Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Release of the Year Award.

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Energy Optimizers USA helps Adams County Ohio Valley Schools convert to energy saving solar technologies

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from solar technology as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259K in annual utility savings.

TOPICS: Education, News: Solar Power, Newsdesk, State: Ohio
 
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GOP Speech for All Seasons

Opinion: GOP Speech for All Seasons – GOP Truthiness – What if a RWNJ Told the Truth?

OPINION: Every day from now until the GOP’s anti-American political convention in the summer of 2016 there will be horrifying speeches delivered by egomaniacs who are hoping to be anointed as the leading rightwing nutjob. What if their bloviating contained statements of truth instead of the standard conservative lies?

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Somerset Hills and Somerset Valley YMCAs will formally join together to form one YMCA association

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Somerset Hills and Somerset Valley YMCAs are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2015 both organizations will formally join together to form one YMCA association that will be known as the Somerset County YMCA. Since 2000, an increasing number of YMCAs across the country have seen great success through mergers as a proven and effective model that contributes to the sustainability of YMCAs.

TOPICS: Fitness, Mergers and Acquisitions, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: New Jersey
 
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A decade of sports, entertainment and family selfies proves the Quik Pod is still the best Selfie Stick

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: When Wayne Fromm invented and patented the Quik Pod, the original ‘selfie stick,’ more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.

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Artist Anne Kerry Swank Angel Art Series Glorifies God, and is in the Vatican

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: California-based artist/photographer Anne Kerry Swank’s limited edition Angel watercolor photographs series now hangs in the Vatican, Rome, after a twenty-year journey of the artist that began with a morning prayer to God and Divine Inspiration. The first limited edition watercolor that was received by His Holiness, Pope Francis, and selected for display is ‘Serenity,’ in green tones, number 1/30.

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New Book on Hip-Hop Legacy of SuperFly Magazine Publisher Gloria Goldwater Announced

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: New book, ‘SuperFly – My Untold Story of Hip-Hop’ (ISBN: 9780991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.

TOPICS: African American Interest, Books, California, Music, Newsdesk
 
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With 2,170 cases of TB reported last year in Calif., TB programs must be maintained says California Tuberculosis Controllers Assoc.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).

TOPICS: California, General Editorial, Medical, Newsdesk
 
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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation kicks-off 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4, 2014 election, this past weekend the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off its aggressive ’10-day voter mobilization countdown’ to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

TOPICS: African American Interest, News: Politics, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia
 
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New Budget Traveler’s Guide to Las Vegas launches at VegasTourism.com

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: It’s not hard to lose money in Las Vegas, says new start-up VegasTourism.com. Remember the phrase, The house always wins? For the most part, gone are the days when hotel-casino heads figured that if they could get the tourists there, they’d spend so much money gambling it was worth it to sell prime rib plates for $4.99 and offer cheap entertainment.

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Quickly cool phone down and extend battery life intelligently with Coolphone 1.1 for Android

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EaseUS Coolphone is designed for android mobile device users to fix phone overheating problems and save battery power. Based on its effective phone cooling function and clean UI design, Coolphone received ‘a hit’ response from the android market after its release in late September, 2014. Moreover, the ‘Smart Controller’ function for ultimate battery saving – a feature Coolphone first innovated – garnered great popularity for this free android app.

TOPICS: Computing, Newsdesk
 
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EPIC Insurance Brokers’ sustained growth, acquisitions propel firm to top 50 on Finaccord Global Insurance Broking

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked 46 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.

TOPICS: California, Insurance, Newsdesk
 
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ACSIA Partners Documents Broad Risk, Advising Americans to Explore Solutions in November, Long-Term Care Awareness Month

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. In 2001, the year of the 9/11 Attack on America, injuries and deaths due to terror peaked at about 5,300.

TOPICS: Insurance, Newsdesk, State: Washington
 
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5 Bars Named Official Wireless Consultant for San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor 73 Toll Road

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 5 Bars Communities announced today that it has been selected as the chief wireless consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road. Amid growing demands for high-speed mobile broadband connectivity, the addition of strategically and sensitively placed cell sites on the 73 Toll Road will improve safety and provide added convenience for commuters.

TOPICS: California, GPS Solutions, News: Telecom and VoIP, Newsdesk
 
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Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit over Takata Exploding Airbags

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

TOPICS: Auto and Motorsports, Legal and Law, Newsdesk, State: New York
 
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Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ partners with Quilt Shop of DeLand and Quilting Guild of the Villages for Annual Event

DELAND, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Quilt Shop of DeLand and the Quilting Guild of the Villages will be partnering with the 1886 Stetson Mansion for a unique holiday quilting event Nov. 15 thru Jan. 15, 2015. The combination of quilting with the artistic talents of various Orlando designers at the annual Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ will be a must see during the holiday season.

TOPICS: Entertainment, Events, Newsdesk, State: Florida
 
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Career Expert Robert J. Gerberg has released entirely new resume guidelines for execs seeking from $60K to $300K

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Great new style resumes can be 10 to 20 times more effective, says Robert J. Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and dozens of other books on job hunting. Gerberg has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives seeking from $60,000 to $300,000+, with his ‘Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters – 2015 Edition.’

TOPICS: Books, Employment, Men's Interest, Newsdesk
 
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New iPhone App Assists in Designing Efficient, Safe LED Landscape Lighting Systems

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Earth Conscious Apps today announced the release of ‘Landscape Lighting Toolkit’ for Android and iOS mobile devices. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is a collection of electrical calculators and tutorials that assist landscape lighting designers and DIY enthusiasts in creating efficient outdoor LED and halogen lighting systems at lower installation costs while increasing long-term safety.

TOPICS: Computing, Construction, Home and Garden, Newsdesk, State: Florida
 
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In ‘The Remembered Self’ author M.J. Payne depicts the vicious world of sex trafficking of children and eventual recovery

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: ‘The Remembered Self: A Journey Into the Heart of the Beast’ (ISBN: 9781457532849), by M.J. Payne, depicts the vicious world of sex trafficking of children, the emotional damage and physical experience of forced intimacy in a violent setting from the victim’s point of view. Written in novel form with animal comforters it shows a child’s response, repression of experiences and eventual therapeutic intervention as an adult.

TOPICS: Books, Family and Parenting, General Editorial, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: Texas
 
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EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 offers the effective backup solutions for Storage Group and Mailbox database in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: EaseUS Todo Backup, one of the backup software brand leaders, announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5. During the last 10 years, the professional yet simple-to-operate backup and recovery software has helped many users to backup the crucial data. The release newly adds Exchange Server 2013 backup technologies for Advanced server and Technician version, recovers mount/unmount feature, and improves the performance of browsing files.

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22nd Annual Trucking Industry Defense Association Seminar to feature EPIC’s Michael Nischan on managing risk

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

TOPICS: California, Insurance, Legal and Law, Newsdesk
 
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John Walsh joins EPIC to further strengthen growing Risk Solutions Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that John Walsh has joined the firm as their Principal of Executive Liability and Financial Lines insurance. Walsh brings more than 10 years of Financial Lines Broking, Placement, Underwriting, Business Development, Client Service, Operations and Claims Management experience to EPIC.

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AdaptRM Time Tracking and Invoicing service launches in beta

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Rapid Prototypes, Inc. today announced the release of its AdaptRM Time Tracking and Invoicing beta service. Already supporting unlimited numbers of devices, this release incorporates a new invoicing ability. This option not only allows the user to track time to their various projects, but also creates professional invoices for direct transmission to clients via their preferred method.

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13th Annual PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash to Scare Seattle at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash 2014 at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 12 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city.

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Do Work Relationships Matter? New study results indicating the influence of workplace climate on employee well-being

RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Dimensions in OH and S, Inc. announces that co-researchers Dr. Karen Mastroianni and Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker published new research findings, in the Taylor and Francis Journal, Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. The qualitative study, ‘Do Work Relationships Matter? Characteristics of Workplace Interactions That Enhance or Detract From Employee Perceptions of Well-Being and Health Behaviors,’ explored the influence of workplace climate on well-being and health behaviors.

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Indoor Triathlon USA announce launch of its new Indoor Triathlon Series in 2015

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Indoor Triathlon USA (ITUSA) today announced the launch of its new Indoor Triathlon USA Series in 2015. The first national, standardized triathlon series – indoors! ‘We are trying to create something special in a calendar space where previously nothing existed,’ said CEO and Founder Bo Lebastchi. Unlike most indoor triathlons that currently operate, ITUSA events are real racing.

TOPICS: Entertainment, Events, News: Sports, Newsdesk, State: Washington
 
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Pro golfer John Daly signs endorsement deal with online retailer Rock Bottom Golf

ROCHESTER, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: TGIB Marketing, Inc., parent company to Rock Bottom Golf, today announced a new endorsement deal with pro golfer, John Daly. This is the company’s first big endorsement deal and they are very excited about where it will go. Daly is mostly known for his driving distance off the tee, earning him the nickname ‘Long John.’

TOPICS: Advertising, Golf, Internet, Newsdesk, State: New York
 
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Mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group names Jeremy Burcham as Chief Strategy Officer

CARLSBAD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Leading mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc. (TCG) today announced it has hired Jeremy Burcham as Chief Strategy Officer. Bringing nearly 14 years of quality control and operations experience, Burcham will be responsible for formulating, facilitating and communicating TCG’s plans for the future.

TOPICS: Banking and Finance, Business, California, Newsdesk
 
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Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition, offers simple straightforward system for making sure you are continually at your best

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Most professionals and executives don’t really have a lot of experience at competitive interviewing, says author Robert Gerberg. In fact, when they’re invited back for a second interview, chances are that five to seven other good candidates will be under consideration. ‘The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition,’ offers a simple and straightforward system for making sure you are continually at your best in this critical situation.

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Ohio’s Energy Optimizers USA earns spot on 2014 INC 5000 list

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ohio’s Energy Optimizers, USA, has earned a coveted place on INC. Magazine’s list of the Top 500 of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States. The Tipp City-based energy management firm ranked at 484 based on its astounding 979 percent growth rate over a three-year period.

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The Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular features over-the-top designer decorations from around the world

DELAND, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The holiday season is coming up soon and if you are in need of a sure-fire way to get in the holiday spirit, plan to experience ‘The Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular.’ Over-the-top designer decorations from around the world dress up Florida’s largest, grandest and most historic home ever built before the 20th century. The 1886 private estate is open to the public for 8 weeks starting November 15, 2014.

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NASA 75th Anniversary Open House: ImmersiON-VRelia to exhibit NASA space exploration experience

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD Virtual Reality sector, will exhibit at NASA’s 75th Anniversary Open House. The event, set for October 18, 2014 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., is expected to draw approximately 120,000 attendees.

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Leawo Software officially announces Blu-ray Player Win/Mac V1.8

SHENZHEN, China /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Leawo Software today officially announced the roll-out of the 1.8 version of Blu-ray Player, including Blu-ray Player 1.8.0 and Blu-ray Player for Mac 1.8.0. These two Blu-ray media playback software tools, since the 1.8 version, are now available to anyone for free.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Named to HousingWire Magazine’s 2014 HW Fast50 List

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it earned a spot on HousingWire’s inaugural HW Fast50 list. UWM is referred to on the list as United Shore, which is its parent company. The company’s growth was derived almost entirely from UWM’s wholesale production.

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Paragon BioTeck, Inc. ormally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives

PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago.

TOPICS: Business, Medical, Newsdesk, State: Oregon
 
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Mark Gustafson Named Market Exec at Bank of Southern California’s Coachella Valley Region

PALM DESERT, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Bank of Southern California today announced that seasoned community banker, Mark Gustafson has been appointed to lead the bank’s Coachella Valley region. Mr. Gustafson most recently served as Market President for First California Bank which was sold and merged into Pacific Western Bank. He also served as President and CEO of Canyon National Bank, Ogden BancShares, Inc

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New electronica ‘On The Move’ LP by German EDM maestro Marian

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Valiant Horizon is excited to announce the release of ‘On The Move’ – which is the first full-length album on Valiant Horizon by German electronica producer Marian. As evidenced by a number EDM recordings already produced, Marian is set to take off in today’s quickly expanding electronica and dance music market. Inspired by multiple musical genres, he fits nicely in a number of spaces with his music including progressive house and minimal techno.

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Everyday women will prove that the sport of pole dancing is no longer just for strippers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Everyday women will prove that the sport of pole dancing is no longer just for strippers when they take the stage, in costume, at a historical bikini bar on Sunday, October 26 during Amanda Leigh’s Amateur Pole Art Showcase Pre-Halloween Party. Held at the World Famous Cheetahs Club Hollywood, show time begins at 8 p.m. and doors open at 7:30 p.m.

TOPICS: California, Entertainment, Events, Newsdesk
 
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