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SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: California-based ReverseVision, Inc., the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, has added a new Operations Team to their growing company. This team will be focused exclusively on product operations, system monitoring, capacity planning, backup, recovery, hosting management and product release.

SANTA ANA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Veros Real Estate Solutions, an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter's 82 percent.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode announced Adam Rieke has joined the organization as director of national TPO lending. Rieke brings an extensive track record of success in the mortgage lending arena. Over the last 23 years, he has built and managed several highly profitable wholesale lending operations.

LA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Currently, the NFL Combine is the most noted of all football camps and related events. College Pro Day is a very close second, and should soon challenge for the number one sporting crown. With the ever growing popularity of Pro Days, through manufacturing and licensing, True Fan Sports is positioning themselves as a premier powerhouse of high-performance sportswear, athletic sports shoes, leisure apparel and accessories.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: California-based Lost Spirits LLC has built a new type of chemical reactor capable of making aged spirits with a near identical chemical signature to 20 year old barrel aged products. The new reactors are compact, portable, and will be deployed to 5 distilleries in a beta-test this summer. Currently, there are several patents pending that cover their approach.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: April 2015 is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, there will be more than 40,000 people who will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year.

SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the 'Simpsons' made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Reader's Choice poll for 'Best Builder.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's music marketing company, Trebius Promotions proudly announces the inaugural Miyelo Music Festival, featuring an exciting lineup of twenty national and local artists performing eleven hours of music across three stages. The festival takes place Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Historic Downtown Tipp City on Main Street.

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Aligned with international calls for gender equality, a new non-profit has been created to help U.S. employees at S and P 500 companies reach the goal of 50 percent women in senior leadership positions. Show Me 50 Inc. (ShowMe50) provides pragmatic tools individuals can use to identify and challenge gender bias inside their companies.

NORTHVILLE, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Seattle's Eco Roof Service, a locally owned business that features environmentally friendly materials and practices, launched a new, expanded website this week.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's Oak Hills Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch an ambitious $4 million energy conservation project, expected to generate at least $373,835 in savings annually. The savings will be recognized in the district's general fund on utility and related maintenance costs, assuming usage consumption and utility rates remain at current levels.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: To celebrate its launch, New York's Fine Diners Over 40(TM) is waiving its annual membership fee. Fine Diners Over 40 is about food as art, as cultural adventure, as scientific experiment, and best of all-food as an opportunity to take pleasure in the company of others.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Protector Holdings, a joint venture of Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC) and Dowling Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of Oasis South Insurance Services. With 8 locations across California's San Diego County, Oasis South specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers.

FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education today announced a strategic partnership with N2N Services to streamline data integration processes and reduce the time needed to bring schools live on Regent's industry-leading financial aid management solution, Regent 8. The partnership will leverage N2N's integration cloud to create Student Information System (SIS) adapters that streamline the implementation process, enabling institutions to recognize the return on investment of Regent 8 in less time.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-In-Relation, in conjunction with the Long Beach Scottish Rite, will present 'Forever Plaid' the musical, about a 1950's quartet of high-school chums who return from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory. Show dates are April 24-26, May 3, May 9 and 10, 2015.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. has announced it is investigating claims from customers of Pioneer Bank who suffered - or fear they soon will suffer - economic harm from a data breach made possible by the Jan. 26 theft of one of the Troy, New York-based financial institution's laptop computers.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Civic Resource Group International today announced it has launched CivicConnect(TM) Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering and enabling arts and cultural organizations and businesses operating in the public sector to connect and provide rich services and cultural experiences to citizens through a variety of digital channels.

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Paris Perfumes Inc., a Miami-based perfume distributor, announces its new deal with luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman to sell six rare fragrances and one limited edition of the second most established perfume house in the world, Caron Paris.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc. (NYSE:LL), pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, today announced the acquisition of ZGlobal Southern California EB-5 Investment Regional Center.

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NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. today filed a class action lawsuit against Seattle-based Premera Blue Cross on behalf of policy holders who lost sensitive private information as a result of a massive, sustained hacking of Premera's computer systems, the law firm announced.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: M4VGear Inc. this month released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, today announced the availability of Freddie Mac's new Home Possible(R) Mortgage program, which enables first-time home buyers and low- to moderate-income borrowers to achieve home ownership with only a three percent down payment.

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior VP of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi(R) networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: California-based online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide. Starting with a fresh clean design and discount pricing up to 35 percent off SRP, SensibleHerbs.com is a positive entry into the natural products marketplace online.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida-based Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide its patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it's even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

MILL VALLEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ArteQuesta, a California-based fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Thinking about long-term care (LTC) insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That's no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: John Waguespack, a San Francisco based artist, unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in 'Channeling the Dionysian,' a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack's work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's dramatic theory of the 'Dionysian' and 'Apollonian' modes of the human mind.

ARLINGTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' award for its outstanding performance in 2014. SunBug has been a consistent and engaged SunPower partner since 2011.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the 'Sir Licksalot' children's book series, with the 2015 Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center's Magazine.

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care (LTC) insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. 'Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,' says Bill Jones, CEO of The National Alliance of Insurance Agencies, Inc.

COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, LLC, in Calif., announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

SIDNEY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hearing Professionals announces that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team in Ohio. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.