State: Texas

State: Texas
Texas Business News, Entertainment, and Technology News (U.S.)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Tanis Communications, Inc., an award-winning marketing and PR services firm specializing in business-to-business (B2B) communications for high-tech companies, today announced the opening of its office in Austin, Texas, adding to its presence in Silicon Valley and New York City.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Arbitration hearings have been scheduled for May 8, 2015 and May 13-15, 2015 regarding breach of contract, defamation and fraud claims for at least $131,081.21 filed against American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and its CEO, Daniel Dror, by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American, and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife.

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, today awarded the ACG Growth Awards to Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas). Inaugurated in 2014, the Growth Award is ACG's highest recognition for service to middle-market businesses.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.

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.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('AMIN'; OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, filed a civil lawsuit (Cause No. 2015-16578) against the appraiser of many of AMIN's properties, George Kahle Group, LLC and its owner, George F. ('Jeff') Kahle, III, on 03/20/2015 in the 190th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker 'AMIN' / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.

SOUTHLAKE, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Terri Suresh (RN, MSN, ACNP), Founder and President of the Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Centers announces the grand opening of a new location in Southlake, Texas (Dallas). Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetics Center of Southlake will be observing an official grand opening on March 19, 2015.

AUSTIN and KEMAH, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) held its February meeting on Feb. 20, 2015. At the meeting, the TALCB entered an 'Agreed Final Order' in the matter of an investigation of Complaint Nos. 13-321 and 13-325 filed by Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN).

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. today announced it has hired financial compliance expert Joanna Shelton as the company's next compliance manager. In addition, Shelton will oversee compliance for Mid America's sister company Mortgage Machine Service and its flagship loan origination system (LOS) Mortgage Machine. Shelton brings more than 19 years of compliance expertise to Mid America.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Revelry on Richmond has partnered with Houston's only jitney, The Houston Wave, to bus Houstonians to and from Reliant Stadium every day throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Rodeo Barbeque Cook-off, from Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MorVest Capital, a specialized investment firm focused on providing strategic capital and analytics solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry, is drawing mortgage servicers' attention to the impact two recent changes will have on mortgage servicing rights fair value for FHA loans.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. (OTC:AMIN / OTCMKTS:AMIN), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have filed two civil lawsuits (Cause No. 2014-74771, alleging defamation and Cause No. 2015-00708 alleging fraud) against AMIN and its CEO and President, Daniel Dror.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mortgage Machine Services (MMS), a leading provider of enterprise lending solutions, today announced it will begin offering the source code to Mortgage Machine(TM), its flagship loan origination system (LOS), to the entire mortgage industry. Previously hosted as a SaaS solution for a select group of mortgage banks, Mortgage Machine is a highly customizable origination platform that supports Retail, Wholesale and Correspondent lending.

COMMERCE, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state's first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Investors from all over Texas and the nation will be gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston to learn from the nation's leading experts. On Jan. 31, 2015, Lifestyles Unlimited, Inc., a Houston-based real estate education company, is hosting the Wealth and Passive Income Expo that is expected to have over 2,500 people from all over the world in attendance.

SUGAR LAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego, Calif.

ADDISON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mid America Mortgage, Inc. owner and CEO Jeff Bode, and Houston-based Affinity Lending Solutions, LLC, president and CEO Scott R. Valby, today announced their intention to integrate Affinity's production operations and branch network into Mid America's mortgage platform.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MorVest Capital, LLC, in concert with its funding partner Customers Bank (NASDAQ:CUBI), today announced that this week it has closed another mortgage servicing rights (MSR) credit facility for a Virginia company, adding to its growing tally. MorVest Capital is a boutique investment firm primarily focused on providing capital and strategic solutions to the mortgage banking and residential finance industry.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mr. Big Stuff's, a new restaurant specializing in stuffed burgers, announced today that San Antonio will be home to the company's inaugural location. With a restaurant launch date scheduled for the first quarter in 2015, Mr. Big Stuff's is on the hunt for a restaurant location in the heart of San Antonio, Texas.

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Lone Star Emmy Chapter announces Terry Markis as their new Executive Director. Markis has been with the organization as the Chapter Administrator since January 2005. She fills the position previously held by Misti Torres McCarty, the chapter's longtime Executive Director, who passed away in 2013.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: FirstClose, an Austin, Texas-based mortgage technology service provider, today announced the expansion of its Portfolio Review Service for current home values, liens and encumbrances. Lenders can now access a detailed asset valuation that meets compliance requirements, but also exceeds expectations with a summary of the featured properties' transactional histories.

AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Libertarian Party of Texas will have 132 candidates representing them on ballots across Texas this November. With nominated candidates running for offices at all levels, ranging from County Clerk to U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and Governor, the Libertarian Party of Texas is running a large slate of candidates.

SOUTHLAKE, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Texas-based Hormonal Health, Wellness and Aesthetic Centers will transform the life of one lucky winner in an unprecedented six month total health and beauty makeover challenge beginning first week of June 2014. The winner will receive comprehensive treatments and services from their Practitioners and Aestheticians worth $30,000 for a six-month period.

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Whiteflash Inc., a top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, was honored this week by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for excellence in quality control, customer service and customer satisfaction. Named a 2014 Winner of Distinction among all the retail jewelers in the greater Houston area, Whiteflash has now received high honors from the BBB for nine years in a row.