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KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: LTC (Long-term care) services, which are generally not covered by Medicare or regular health insurance, can be expensive. 'Sticker shock keeps many from thinking about it,' says Ken Dehn, General Counsel for LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance solutions agencies.

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. today announced the launch of its new website, dynamically designed to showcase its post and beam tiny house kits, cabins, sheds and cottages. Owner Domenic Mangano explains that the new website was well timed for its launch because the demand for tiny homes, cabins and sheds continues to be high throughout North America.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York's The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space.

PALM BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system provider, today announced that is has implemented the functionality necessary for lenders to adhere to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new Qualified Mortgage (QM) and Ability-to-Replay rules. The company's client base is successfully processing QM loans.

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models.

DURHAM, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Helm Hammonds, has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program 'Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.'

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Truebridge, Inc., a Boston-based financial marketing company, today announced East Cambridge Savings Bank's launch of their online Financial Answer Center. Their implementation of the Truebridge Content Marketing System is one of many examples of financial institutions turning to targeted content to increase revenue.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Software, a leading provider of affordable data backup, disaster recovery and storage management solutions, launches a partition magic server software - EaseUS Partition Master Server that provides server users with powerful partition and hard disk management utilities to ensure their servers are running efficiently.

HONG KONG and NEW YORK /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With the introduction of KiwiG PhonTunes - the world's first music transfer software for lifetime free launched by KiwiGeeker - limitless migration, backup, and management of music across devices and platforms (iOS/Android/iTunes/PC/External disk) is now a reality. iTunes music management is now history.
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), today announced...

FRANKSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Texas-based Foundation for Personal Growth, Inc. today announced the launch of its comprehensive personal goal setting program based on the book, 'Think and Grow Rich' by Napoleon Hill. The program builds on the book's steps and philosophies to give people the power to change their lives through practical and easy-to-execute steps.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a nationally expanding retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, today announced that James R. Loughlin has joined the firm as Managing Principal, Risk Solutions.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014, continuing expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Producer and musician Donnie Reis of Twelve3south Studio in Tipp City, Ohio is set to join up-and-coming singer songwriter Caroline Glaser from 'The Voice' for a three-week tour of several Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states, including stops near Chicago, Boston, and New York City.

DAYTON, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: After spending a lifetime together, couples that have been separated by the chasm of the nursing home suffer the serious medical consequences of a literal broken heart. For nearly a decade, Ohio's Right at Home - Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance has been keeping these loves together in their homes, supporting each other and spending time together, sometimes the last precious moments of their lives.

MONUMENT, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: More and more people are finding that sifting through thousands of e-reader book titles is proving to be not only time consuming, but less than personally satisfying too. Dr. LeAnna DeAngelo, a Colorado psychologist, may have the answer to alleviate these problems through her newly-launched business, Biblio Concierge - specializing in 'bibliotherapy.'

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Therapy Partner, a national leader in providing online technology for the needs of clinicians in private practice (psychologists, psychiatrists, and therapists), has launched version 3.0 a progressive, single device application, for complete practice management. Therapy Partner 3.0 has a user interface that is intuitive and is driven by 'Book-Bill-Document' proprietary technology.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Today, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State provided the following statement to the media: Eleven years ago, the United Nations...

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As the U.S. enters the critical mid-year 2014 election season with close outcomes all but guaranteed, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) announces a new and concise resource, 'Recount Principles and Best Practices,' available for free.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MCT Trading, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, today announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, is scheduled to present at the 11th Annual Eastern Secondary Market Conference in Orlando on February 6.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As a leading data recovery solution provider, EaseUS Software always devotes itself to provide its users efficient and easy ways to rescue their important data when data loss disaster strikes. Among its various products, EaseUS MobiSaver is the most popular one. It is a powerful data recovery software designed especially for iOS users to recover their lost data.

DULUTH, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that it has added Don Atkinson to the risk management consulting practice in their Southeast Region, The McCart Group. Atkinson brings 29 years of experience in risk management and insurance sales and client relationship management.

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Adoptions of older children and teens are often called 'rescues' because kids 'age out' at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc. (Project 143), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with 'host families' in the U.S. for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), the nation's largest wholesale lender, today announced that it rolled out UWM Track, which assists brokers in providing current status on loans to REALTORS(R). The efficiency and visibility the solution offers eliminates communication issues and facilitates the broker's ability to forge stronger relationships with REALTORS(R), thus increasing business.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it has been selected by nationwide distressed asset firm Halo Companies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:HALN), to retain custody of documents and collateral related to distressed asset purchases for its clients. As such, Titan will take possession of the original assets purchased by a firm, image the related documents, research the assignments and ensure that the chain of title has been done correctly.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the 'Made in the USA' tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, celebrates its 90th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Ruddigore.' Proceeds will benefit Quality Services for the Autism Community.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third consecutive year, Healthcare Insights, LLC, a leading provider of financial management and decision-support solutions for the healthcare industry, has earned a #1 spot in the 'Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services, Market Segment Category, Budgeting.'

DURANGO, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation, the global telecommunications industry continued to advance in 2013 and 2014, but at a slower rate than predicted a year ago. In the U.S., home disconnections and lower business spending contributed to wireline revenue declines at AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink, while competition drove slower growth in wireless service revenues.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Quandis, Inc., a leading provider of default management technology solutions, today announced its Custom Form Builder, a tool that empowers business people with the ability to easily and quickly make changes to complex workflow-driven Web forms. The solution exponentially reduces development time frames and costs for organizations.

MONUMENT, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Classic Gardens Inc. has recently been credited for taking the missions that many other landscapers simply cannot accept. As a landscape specialist in Colorado, the company has been asked to take care of and sometimes fix some pretty 'impossible' situations for some of the largest and most intricate landscaping scenarios in Colorado - one of America's most outdoor and scenic-oriented states.

FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company's flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education. Regent 8 is the only solution to support financial aid for non-traditional enrollment models.

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Software, a leading provider of affordable data backup, disaster recovery and storage management solutions, today launches its enhanced channel program for 2014. EaseUS was founded in 2004 by a group of innovative technology pioneers, and specializes in data backup, storage management, data recovery and system clean for both Windows and Mac users in over 180 countries and areas.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A new book, 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition' (ISBN: 978-1608325788) by Loren Weisman is now available in 26 different countries as well as an eBook edition. Weisman's book delivers the 'who, what, when, where, why, and how' of the steps musicians and bands have to take to succeed in music.

CARLSBAD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The CEO of mortgage compliance services provider The Compliance Group, Inc., Annemaria Allen, has identified several areas that servicers should pay strict attention to in the event of an audit by a regulatory agency, particularly the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or Federal Housing Administration.

SUNNYVALE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Planese, Inc. this week released a summary of its latest Consumer Satisfaction Survey, the first for 2014. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers - and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Today, the non-profit Magnet Schools of America announced that this February, magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month 2014. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'

PASADENA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: DrivenBI has joined the AT&T Partner Exchange(SM) reseller program and is now authorized to resell advanced services from one of the leading worldwide providers of IP-based communications services to businesses. Bundling AT&T branded solutions with DrivenBI's self-service analytics platform will provide innovative, customized choices for their customers.