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Columbus NAACP and Minority Media Community Collaborative outraged at Time Warner Cable’s refusal to provide local minority programming

COLUMBUS, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — A major press conference held Nov. 28, 2012 revealed that the Columbus NAACP and the Minority Media Community Collaborative (MMCC) are both outraged at Time Warner Cable’s continuous refusal to provide local minority programming. Evidence of this blatant disregard is Time Warner Cable’s refusal to carry Bounce 23 TV and Azteca Columbus TV, two broadcasters dedicated to serving the African American and Hispanic populations.

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Illinois Sikh Community Center says Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — Statement regarding shooting at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: Several people have been injured in a shooting incident. The Sikh community in the United States has been active citizens since the late 1800′s in the USA. Sikhism is a monotheistic faith that requires them to wear a turban and one of the youngest religions in the world. ‘The incident in Milwaukee has been a shock, we are concerned about the victims and their families. We understand that this was a ‘random’ act and not one motivate by race. So, we are asking for the support from the greater community for their prayers for the victims and their families,’ said Amarjit Singh from the Illinois Sikh Community Center.

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California Makes it Hard for Companies to Promote Made in the USA

ONTARIO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — According to Mag Instrument Inc., the Calif. State Senate Judiciary Committee last week voted against a bill that would have made it easier for American manufacturers – and California manufacturers in particular – to claim their products are made in the United States, dealing a major blow to the state’s already weak business climate.

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Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Issues Dire Financial Forecast for Our Children

MANASQUAN, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — Peter Grandich, market commentator and editor of the internationally-followed ‘Grandich Letter,’ posted a strong warning to readers today about the United States’ grave financial condition, predicting a dire fiscal picture for our children and grandchildren.

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Madiera Canyon Home Owners Association and Clark County School District Work Together to Move Dangerous Bus Stop

HENDERSON, Nev. /eNewsChannels/ — General Manager Karla Pearson-Call recognized that the bus stop adjacent to the Club at Madeira Canyon, the homeowners association that she manages, posed a potentially dangerous situation. The children who rode the bus had to cross traffic to access the pedestrian gate leading to the Club, said Professional Community Management of California, Inc.

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Witness to Innocence urges the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ — In a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry, 27 exonerated ex-death row survivors – all members of the group Witness to Innocence – urged the governor to halt the execution of Hank Skinner and allow for DNA testing in his case. Skinner, who was sentenced to death for a 1995 triple murder, has a scheduled execution date of November 9.

TOPICS: Business, General Editorial, Legal and Law, Newsdesk, State: Pennsylvania
 
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DoNotBuyMarylandBonds.com Website Launched by Investor Advocate Kevin Olson

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Investor advocate and public finance watchdog Kevin Olson has launched DoNotBuyMarylandBonds to warn Maryland bond buyers about the dangers of investing in Maryland bonds.

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Raising Calif. Taxes Indefensible While Killing Solvent Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, just got a boost from Washington, D.C. to help fend off erroneous Legislation which is now tangled in the ongoing California budget negotiations.

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Suction Dredge Gold Miners Targeted – Foes Provide Erroneous $1.8 Million Deficit to State Legislature, says Calif. Mining Industry Companies

CONCORD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has recently become the California headquarters for suction dredge gold miners whose industry faces permanent closure if 2 paragraphs of erroneous language are not deleted during the current Budget battle. ‘We are trying to alert the Legislators and Governor Jerry Brown about this erroneous budget information before a death blow is dealt to the miners,’ says GPC owner Mike Dunn.

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Gold Pan California says California Legislature Fails to Check Math with Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8M

CONCORD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, ‘Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?’

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Creating a Personal Marketing Plan Can Help Recent Grads Get Ahead, says The New Graduate Job Network

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — A personal marketing plan can cut job hunting time in half and save you money. According to the experts at The New Graduate Job Network, a personal marketing firm specializing in helping recent graduates find jobs, entering a job search with a good game plan can often mean the difference between landing your next great job and remaining unemployed after graduation.

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Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer: Is There a Connection? ask Practitioners from Belvidere Pharmacy and Balancing Health

SOMERSET, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — From the blogosphere to mainstream media, there’s been a recent-and disturbing-buzz on a connection between hormone replacement therapy and a higher risk for advanced-stage breast cancer in post-menopausal women. The recent media focus stems from a study published in the Oct. 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Practitioners from Belvidere Pharmacy and Balancing Health, both experts in women’s health, examine the issue.

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LTC Financial Partners Praises Obama for Promoting Enhanced Long-Term Care for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — According to the Society of Actuaries, the leading cause of U.S. long-term care claims is Alzheimer’s. Who cares? Evidently President Obama does. ‘We praise the President for his words and the legislation behind them,’ says Jonas Roeser of LTC Financial Partners, one of the nation’s most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.

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Market has Peaked says Peter Grandich, of The Grandich Letter

WALL, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — Peter Grandich, dubbed the ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ on national television for calling the 1987 ‘Black Monday’ market crash, has been making major top and bottom calls for 26 years. Now, Grandich has his bear suit back on, and is calling for a new top.

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Web 2.0 is a Massive Leap Forward in Human Evolution, claims Researchers

GENEVA, Switzerland /eNewsChannels/ — The Future Research Group of the World Mind Network, a think tank composed of scholars from the Silicon Valley, Oxford, Harvard, Rutgers, the Universities of Tokyo and Lausanne, and Kansas State University, says that popular Internet and Smart Phone phenomena which have emerged in the last five years represent a quantum leap in the evolution of Homo Sapiens.

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Patriotic Veterans Inc claims Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement

WASHINGTON, D.C., /eNewsChannels/ — The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called ‘preposterous’ by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan’s alleged ‘consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.’

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Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler says Pet Care Businesses are Thriving

ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

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Dr. Geoffrey Sher, Protege of Nobel Prize Winner Robert Edwards Carries on his IVF Legacy

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /eNewsChannels/ — Dr. Geoffrey Sher of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) applauded the selection of Britain’s Robert Edwards, recipient of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Edwards’ work led to the first ‘test-tube’ baby, Louise Brown, born in July 1978 in Britain. Since her birth, more than 3 million children have been conceived worldwide with the aid of in vitro fertilization.

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African Governments Should Initiate Taxation from Onset of Business Start-Ups says WFAO Leader

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford is a man that most people have never heard of before. Mr. Ford spends every moment of the day working to create a better world. Henry works to provide food to West Africa. Ford helps to run World Food Association. Mr. Ford founded this company with one vision in mind.

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Mr. Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO announces a new finance structure for West Africa

MIAMI, Fla. — Mr. Henry Oliver Ford of WFAO announces a new finance structure for West Africa. This new plan for structured finance is to help the socio-economic infrastructure. The plan that Mr. Ford has developed encompasses agriculture development, employee wage generation, Government tax base creation and the use of in-ground assets as a hedge to collateralize development. Henry Oliver is a well organized person that has practiced investment banking for years.

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Ferrets Anonymous to California: It’s Long Past Time to Legalize Ferrets!

LA MESA, Calif. — According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State’s 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal.

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Opinion: Desktop Guerrillas warns about the Not-So-Silver Lining of Cloud Computing

NORWALK, Conn. — Things did not go as planned when Joe Presto of the Norwalk-based IT consulting firm Desktop Guerrillas tried to send out his monthly invoices last Tuesday night. After error messages kept popping up, Presto did a Google search and quickly determined that the issue was with Intuit’s system, not his own. The next morning he learned the full scope of the outage: 300,000 of Intuit’s clients had been affected.

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Former Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Craig Rubin Headed to Jail Without a Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Craig Rubin has never been accused of actually selling marijuana. In three hearings the only testimony from two LAPD police officers, Tracye Fields-Black and Cecil Mangrum, is that Rubin spoke to both officers about the Bible, the Ten Commandments and the testimony of Jesus Christ; and now he is going to jail for it and without a trial. This is a prime example that we are currently living in a police state, says Pastor Rubin.

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John Aaron Villarreal, founder Muscle Mechanics, Promotes Positive Health in Negative Economic Environment

HOUSTON, Texas — The current state of the economy continues to be on the minds of many. And, while the primary focus is on the financial bottom line, an even more worrisome impact of a poor economy is poor health. Muscle Mechanics works to alleviate some contributing stressors. Today, people are faced with some of life’s toughest challenges.

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