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Archive | November, 2011

Heart IT and Johns Hopkins Medicine Announce the Award of NIH Grant to Include Images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation and Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced today the award of an NIH grant to enable the inclusion of medical images in the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) is a federal initiative of the National Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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Businesses Worldwide Will Spend $140 Billion on Managed Telecommunications Services in 2012, says Insight Research Corp.

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While business spending on all telecommunications services is expected to grow in single-digit percentages over the next six years, global spending on managed services is expected to grow at an annual compounded rate of 14.7 percent over the period, according to the latest market study from Insight Research.

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John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. ‘Deconstructing Hollywood’ is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.

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Unsolved Celebrity Murder Mystery Still Haunts Long Beach Harbor – Spies, Stars, Scandal Surround Nearly 80-Year Old Wanderwell Case

LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mobs surrounded the courthouse in 1933, where beautiful blonde adventuress, Aloha Wanderwell, was being questioned in the murder of her husband. ‘Once suspected as a German spy, world-traveler Walter Wanderwell was tabloid fodder long before his murder,’ says Richard Diamond, of AlohaWanderwell.com. Walter hobnobbed with Hollywood royalty, and ditched his wife to marry his young ‘ward’ Aloha, now the center of international intrigue.

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AlohaWanderwell.com archives Unsolved Celebrity Murder Mystery which still haunts Long Beach Harbor

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mobs surrounded the courthouse in 1933, where beautiful blonde adventuress, Aloha Wanderwell, was being questioned in the murder of her husband. ‘Once suspected as a German spy, world-traveler Walter Wanderwell was tabloid fodder long before his murder,’ says Richard Diamond, of AlohaWanderwell.com. Walter hobnobbed with Hollywood royalty, and ditched his wife to marry his young ‘ward’ Aloha, now the center of international intrigue.

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Non-Profit Nominated for $1 Million Grant for American Giving Awards

NEPTUNE, N.J., Nov. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a non-profit that works with moving companies to collect food for local food banks, is nominated as one of just five finalists for the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, putting the charity in the running for a $1,000,000 grant. The American Giving Awards allows fans of Chase to choose which organizations receive funding through the Chase Community Giving platform on Facebook.

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Temporary Closure Of City Hall Park – Free Speech Area Will Remain Open

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced at a Friday press conference that City Hall Park will close at 12:01 AM on Monday, November 28, 2011, because the City of Los Angeles cannot maintain the public safety of a long-term encampment. During the period when City Hall Park is closed, a Free Speech area on the Spring Street City Hall steps will remain open during regular park hours.

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Pin-Ups for Ron Paul 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer-writer-director Juliet Annerino has arrived

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The ‘Pin-Ups for Ron Paul’ 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!

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Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 23, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Nov. 23, announced the following appointments. First, Henry Abarbanel, 68, of Del Mar, has been appointed to the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board. He has been a professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego and a research physicist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography since 1983.

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Breathtaking Action-Adventure in a Powerful, Unforgettable Novel – the Grand Finale of Ventana’s Post-Lux Trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN: 978-1462029532), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy postmodern readers, revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction. This much-anticipated new release has received both ‘Editor’s Choice’ and ‘Rising Star’ distinctions.

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Albums, Commercials, and Videos for Songwriters and Performers of Golosio Music Publishing Company

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smaller music publishing companies have to fight harder for the songs they represent, and Golosio Publishing (www.golosio.com) is no exception. With so much of the industry tied up in sweetheart deals and behind-the-scenes arrangements, Golosio has stepped up their involvement with alternative approaches to music marketing. […]

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Sandra Piller Country Christmas Dance Party to Benefit Toys for Tots

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating the holiday season, Sandra Piller will join her band The Wild Cards for a special ‘Country Christmas Dance Party’ to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation (www.toysfortots.org). The event will take place on Sunday, December 11 at the Marina City Club in Marina del Rey, California.

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Merging Afro-American Indie Tops Hollywood Studio System with King Kong Spoof

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Few knew, except for the late Samuel Z. Arkoff, this Indie’s success story of a non-traditional genre for an Afro-American. Names like Spike Lee and John Singleton are not known for such special effects. Yancey Hendrieth, of Hendriethfilm, Ltd., Enterprises, is a new breed of black filmmaker, having more in common with Dino De Laurentiis and Peter Jackson, creators of two ‘King Kong’ movies.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 22, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Tuesday announced the following appointments. First, Manuel Baca, 63, of Diamond Bar, has been appointed to the California Community College Board of Governors, where he has served since 2009. He has been a professor at Rio Hondo College since 1997.

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Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 21, 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments. First, Katie Dawson, 65, of Oakland, has been appointed to the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Dawson has been the principal of Dawson Dental Hygiene Practice since 2009.

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Silicon Valley Comfort Keepers want to STOP Senior Hunger During the Holidays

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — At least one in nine seniors is at-risk of going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care (*note 1). During the Holidays, Comfort Keepers(R) in South Bay and Peninsula is asking the community to make food donations to the ‘STOP Senior Hunger’ food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.

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Black Box Casino Author Casts Spotlight on Mad Max Follies Behind the 2008 Financial Crisis

MILTON, Del., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial author Robert Stowe England turned a spotlight on the role of key institutions, policies, agencies and people in Washington and on Wall Street that pushed the financial system toward the mortgage meltdown and 2008 crisis in remarks at a book signing event Nov. 5 at the Federal Street Gallery in the historic town of Milton, Delaware.

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Habib Noor Acquires Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Habib Noor has acquired Global Empire LLC, DBA Global Healthcare Group (GHG), a leading healthcare staffing company based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Effective November 1, 2011, Habib Noor has taken the role of President and Owner to uphold GHG’s commitment to providing unrivaled healthcare services to commercial and government clients nationwide.

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S.F. Mayor Lee Announces Congressional Passage of Critical 34th America’s Cup Bill

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the America’s Cup Act to facilitate hosting the 34th America’s Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in the events has passed the U.S. House of Representatives after passing the U.S. Senate earlier this month. The America’s Cup Act is currently on the way to President Barack Obama’s desk for signature.

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S.F. Mayor Lee’s Statement On San Francisco Unemployment Rate Drop

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Friday issued the following statement on San Francisco’s unemployment rate dropping to 8.1 percent in October, based on preliminary unemployment numbers released by the State Employment Development Department (EDD):

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L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement On Paseo Del Mar Landslide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement today regarding the landslide along Paseo Del Mar: On Sunday afternoon, a portion of the previously closed Paseo Del Mar between S. Western Avenue and S. Weymouth Avenue, in the San Pedro area, experienced a significant landslide. A section of the closed road slid off the hill and into the ocean.

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Calif. Governor and First Lady Honor Spc. Sean M. Walsh

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Spc. Sean M. Walsh, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time. In memorial, […]

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Thanksgiving – A Perfect Time to Talk Turkey About Long-Term Care

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life’s blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. ‘According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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Los Angeles regional iPhone and iPad repair service: iBroken Inc. brings the repair to you with new mobile service truck

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — iBroken, Inc., the Apple(R) iPhone, iPod and iPad repair company, is proud to announce the launch of its new mobile repair truck division along with a new company website. Based out of Simi Valley, CA, iBroken has expanded operations at its office/warehouse facility and now has the first mobile iProduct repair vehicle successfully servicing the greater Los Angeles area.

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World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Trade Mission to the USA – ‘Building Cultural Economy and Trade’

ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.

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Healthy Pets, Happy People to Gather at Woofstock in Edmonds

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.

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