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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, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago on October 18-21, 2014.

DES MOINES, Iowa /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Xstreaming Fitness has developed a software solution that will revolutionize the fitness club and personal fitness industry. By offering online access to custom, live and recorded fitness and training video, the Xstreaming Fitness program hopes to help Fitness Clubs broaden their services, expand their marketplace as well as reduce member turnover as well as increase satisfaction and engagement.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Christopher Walker, Esq. has joined the firm as Director of Healthcare Compliance and Associate General Counsel, Employee Benefits. Walker will be based in EPIC's San Francisco headquarters and will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Dan Crawford.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Patricia Hope Story on Kickstarter: Patricia Hope admits, 'I am the only woman in the world unlawfully wanted and arrested by the FBI, unlawfully prosecuted by the State of Texas two different times, resulting with Not Guilty Verdicts.' See 8 film excerpts, 1-5 minutes, in link below. A very loving mother and her innocent child: her precious family destroyed by some alleged corrupt Texas judges who allegedly unlawfully issued death sentences.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that it is adding technical staff to effectively manage a growing demand for its browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM), and accompanying solutions. Amid a down market, OpenClose is having its best revenue growth year in company history.

PLYMOUTH, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome.

NAPLES, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers plan to honor local veterans this Veterans' Day, November 11, by providing free oil changes at their seven (7) Naples, North Naples and Bonita Springs, Fla., NAPA Auto Care Center locations.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a national retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that Co-founder and Executive Chairman Dan Francis has elected to leave the firm effective Nov. 1, 2014.

LANSDALE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Global DMS, a leading provider of SaaS compliant valuation management software, today announced that it launched Appraisal Tracking On Mobile (ATOM), an application that arms appraisers with robust functionality, instant access to information, and communication capabilities that facilitates greater productivity in the field.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MeetingOne, Inc., a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path's seamless integration to Adobe Connect, the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions.

BURBANK, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Foodies on alert! After experiencing popularity and success through their online store of gourmet rubs, seasonings, spices and dips, Van Dorn Gourmets has recently announced the launch of their first brick and mortar store in Burbank, Calif. Featuring an expanded line and customer-first service the store has been met with quick enthusiasm and positive feedback from area food lovers.

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast's top fine art college, today announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that William P. Cosgrove has joined the firm as managing principal and Financial Institutions Practice leader. Cosgrove brings 28 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With record numbers of resumes in circulation, Robert Gerberg, creator of the TAPIT Worldwide System and author of 'The Professional Job Changing System' and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and executives, in 'Outstanding New Style Resumes and Letters - 2015 Edition.'

NAPLES, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Bible Life Church in Florida is donating three mobile homes on its property to the East Naples/Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District. It's a win-win partnership and the fire department has already used the trailers for smoke drills, confined space training and cross-training paramedics with Collier EMS.

SANTA FE, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art is usually thought to be painted on canvas or carved from granite but on Sunday, November 2, ink-on-flesh will be discussed at the New Mexico History Museum. Making a special appearance to tie-into the celebration of the museum's 'Painting the Divine' exhibition will be Eric Schwartz, director of the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film 'Tattoo Nation.'

SAINT LOWELL, Ind. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders,' Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Gary Hofer and Tony Moser is hosting the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday October 17 and is inviting the public to its grand opening / open house on Saturday Oct. 18

LONDON, U.K. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Replikins Global Surveillance System's analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced the appointment of insurance industry veteran Peter Garvey as Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position reporting to CEO John Hahn. Bringing EPIC nearly 35 years of insurance brokerage strategic operations, mergers and acquisitions, and executive leadership experience, Garvey will be chartered with further accelerating EPIC's growth momentum.

NILES, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Graziano's Brick Oven Pizza continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary year by raising funds for Advocate Medical Group's Adult Down Syndrome Center in October. When guests mention the Adult Down Syndrome Center to their Graziano's server, 20 percent of their total food and beverage spend will be donated to the Center.

PALO ALTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: VLP Law Group LLP today announced the addition of Jeremy A. Cubert and Richard N. Kimball. Jeremy will join the Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in the Washington D.C. area. Richard, based in Boston, focuses on corporate and transactional matters.

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ARMCO - ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced the seamless integration of its loan auditing platform with independent data verification services from Kroll Factual Data, a leading provider of credit, risk mitigation and third-party verification services to the mortgage industry.

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: U.S.-based XanCan(TM) today announced the launch of its textured aluminum beverage cans. Changes to the aluminum beverage can have been minimal at best, since its birth. The concept of texturing the sidewall of beverage cans is both innovative and revolutionary. The patent-pending XanCan breathes new life into an old favorite.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage, one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that it has been selected as a finalist for Mortgage Technology magazine's 2014 'Online Originator Award.'

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When an employer has an employee going through the difficult process of a divorce, it has been estimated that the overall loss to that employer can be devastating to the business as well as the employee - a loss to the business of up to $80,000. Starting Over Again is now offering employers a way to reduce these losses, through a 10 week dedicated program.

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Oct, 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author of a new nonfiction book, "Behind the Lines, WWI's little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation" (ISBN: 978-0990689300; Milbrown Press).

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Clarissa Talve, the first American born prima bailarina of the Flamenco, announces the release of her memoirs in her book 'Dancers Never Die' (ISBN 9781491280768; Dance Arts Press) on Amazon. In her memoir she vividly recalls a momentous career as a dancer and her battles with polio and TB, as well as giving a loving tribute to the artistry and talent that was the 'Golden Age of Flamenco.'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In the 2014 job market, where 30 to 40 million resumes are being circulated all the time, Robert Gerberg, author of 'The Professional Job Changing System' and dozens of other books on job hunting, has released entirely new guidelines for professionals and execs seeking from $60K to $300K+, in his new book 'An Easier Way to Change Jobs (2015 Edition).'

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David Wiesner has joined the firm as managing principle and regional director in EPIC's Employee Benefits Consulting Division.

NORCROSS, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MobiDev was invited to share a report at a conference named Mobile App Europe this week. It is an IT event that took place between September 29 and October 1, 2014 in Berlin. The conference debuted this year and already set high standards in selecting participants - the leading people in the industry, including representatives of top IT companies.

PETERSBURG, Va. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Social justice advocate, author, and inmate, Christopher Zoukis, recently met with Sangye Rinchen, a transgender federal prison inmate incarcerated for bank robbery at FCI Petersburg - a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia. What he learned was frightening.

ORLANDO, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Is the Republican Party planning a coup d'etat for the 2014 election cycle? George L. Fouke questions this in his newly-released book, 'Who is Killing the Republican Party? An Old Professor's Jolly Rant' (ISBN: 978-1502512499). In a satirical account of the GOP, this politically-independent author takes the Republican Party to the woodshed.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fifth year as a 'Best Place to Work in Insurance' by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 5 Bars, an Irvine, Calif.-based premier provider of indoor and outdoor distributed antenna systems (DAS) and Wi-Fi(R) systems, has installed permanent neutral host DAS and Wi-Fi networks at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Angel Stadium is a 45,483 seat facility and home to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to document volume data from mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) have increased significantly among IDS customers in 2014.

FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of 'America's Elite Trial Lawyers.'

LANSDALE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, and Collateral Analytics, a leading provider of real estate analytics and valuation products, today announced that the two companies have been named finalists for Mortgage Technology magazine's annual 'Synergy Award.'

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Easeusapp, the pioneer provider of mobile app and games, releases a brand-new Android app - Coolphone - to resolve a common problem for users: Phone overheats easily. What's more, it has a significant positive effect on the battery life. Coolphone is designed with clean and simple interface to cool off phone and control it in a safe operating temperature in one tap.

TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale mortgage lenders, today announced that it has created a new Marketing Center and also completely 'reskinned' its mobile app, UMobile.