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ARMCO Selects Phil McCall as Chief Operating Officer

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ARMCO – ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based audit technology for the financial services industry, has announced it has hired seasoned mortgage quality control expert Phil McCall as chief operating officer. McCall brings more than 20 years of experience in quality control, loan origination and underwriting, mortgage fraud, loss and litigation and real estate-based transactions.

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New Actor Drew Stephenson Lands Role in ‘Vampire Diaries’

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music, modeling and acting are among the top three career goals for many in the entertainment field, but it is a well known fact that only a small percentage actually make any real headway in all three pursuits. Up and comer Drew Stephenson will not tell you that he is different, but he will show you with his persistence, determination and dedication.

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Youngest Stars Shine Brightest at The Nation’s Largest Women’s Track and Field Series, Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you missed who was likely the nation’s fastest eight year-old this time last year, no worries, she’s just broken her own record on her ninth birthday. With four decades of top talent in the Colgate Women’s Games track and field series to beat, Avery Lewis of Chester, Pa. is arguably the fastest third grader in the United States.

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Retired CEO of Billion Dollar Company Shares the Business Principles That Took Him to the Top

PINEHURST, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-fructose corn syrup, a changing sugar industry, and practical leadership methods weave an absorbing tale of business, family, social responsibility, and commitment in this important business memoir written by Doug Lapins. ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN 978-0-9905995-0-0; paper; Foursome Press) chronicles the changes, challenges, and guiding principles of a thirty year stellar corporate career.

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Margate Community Redevelopment Agency in Florida Seeking Developers to Build ‘City Center’

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) is seeking qualified developers to develop all or a portion of a 36 acre future City Center site. Since 2003, the MCRA has engaged in assembling the properties surrounding the intersection of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard (including the former Swap Shop) with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

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develLAB Electronics Named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — develLAB Electronics Inc. today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for its xeroLAN(TM) xl450D-4S2H 4 port network switch. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.

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Leawo Unveils 3D Blu-ray Disc Backup Solution for MacOS with Special 3D Blu-ray Backup Tool

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3D Blu-ray movies are popular nowadays, while 3D Blu-ray back-up on Mac still has a long way to go. 3D Blu-ray discs might get damaged due to frequent insert-and-eject in disc drive. To help Mac users back-up 3D Blu-ray discs and keep 3D Blu-ray disc safe, Leawo introduced detailed 3D Blu-ray back-up solution with its professional 3D Blu-ray back-up tool. This 3D Blu-ray back-up solution is suitable for Mac OS 10.6 and later, including the latest Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite.

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Start Your ‘Someday’ Today: The YMCA of Western Monmouth County Wants To Help Bring Resolutions to Reality

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., Jan. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It seems nearly everyone has a ‘New Year’s resolution,’ but statistics indicate that less than a quarter of these resolutions are kept. Creating personal change takes effort, and support. The Y of Western Monmouth County invites the community to come in on January 10 to use their facilities in Freehold and Old Bridge for the day and see all the Y has to offer.

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Titan Lenders Corp. Closes General Fulfillment Division, Exiting Retail Support in Favor of Investors

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it will exit its retail general fulfillment service offering, which includes contract underwriting, closing, funding and post-closing for retail mortgage lenders, effective Jan. 31.

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Mentalist Sidney Friedman makes Predictions for 2015 including a ‘Molar Vortex’

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As seen for 16 years on numerous media including the ‘Today Show’ and ‘The View’ with a 72 percent overall accuracy to date, for the 17th straight year mentalist/futurist/author SIDNEY FRIEDMAN releases his annual predictions covering the Oscars, the economy, weather, celebrities and more.

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Original Selfie Stick under Cyber Attack: Asian Counterfeiters Steal Patented Invention and Market as Their Own

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

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CNET Debuts Updated Leawo Video Converter Ultimate featuring Blu-ray Ripper and Creator Functions

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leawo partners with the largest and most popular online platform CNET for trusted, safe, and secure software, mobile applications, and game downloads. CNET officially debuted upgraded Leawo Video Converter Ultimate on Thursday which now includes 2 new Blu-ray solutions for digital media fans: Blu-ray Ripper and Blu-ray Creator.

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Bereaved families receive special Holiday gift as President Obama enacts legislation to combat sudden death in children

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). ‘This is the best Christmas gift ever,’ said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.

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Think Through Math Announces Winning School of 1st Annual ‘Utah Math Cup’

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winner of its 1st Annual Utah Math Cup. Mr. Nash’s 6th-grade class from Endeavour Elementary School in the Davis School District has been named the 2014 Utah Math Cup Champion for solving 39,170 math problems and spending 523 hours on the program in just 33 days.

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Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she’s found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year’s holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

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Local Roofer Explains Importance of Identifying Storm Damage Early

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After a storm hits your area with high winds, rain, ice, or snow, it’s important to check your roof for possible damage. Catching a problem early, before it gets worse and more costly to fix, is a priority for homeowners,’ said roofing expert Aaron Zarling, the manager of Eco Roof Service in Seattle.

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Think Through Math Announces Winning Schools of 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems – more than any other participating class in just 33 days.

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Hungry.dk Shows 3% Increase in Margins using Bitcoin with Coinify

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Six months ago, Hungry, an online food-delivery portal connecting over 800 restaurants, started accepting Bitcoin payments using Coinify. After customers began asking about paying with Bitcoin, Hungry saw an opportunity to attract extra business. They chose Coinify Bitcoin payments because of their fraud-free, zero-chargeback alternative, and because Coinify enables them to receive Bitcoin payments directly to their bank account in local currency. (Press Release)

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TekStream Solutions Offers Breakthrough in Enterprise-wide Contract Lifecycle Management

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TekStream Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, is excited to announce the first Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution for Oracle WebCenter. The engineered solution was introduced to public last week through a national webinar and is currently being implemented at several organizations. (Press Release)

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Stetson hat maker’s Florida home opens for ‘Christmas Spectacular!’

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 1886 Victorian mansion of famed hat maker John B. Stetson is now open for its Christmas Spectacular! tours through January 15, 2015. Named ‘Florida’s most popular attraction’ by Trip Advisor, the Mansion’s Christmas decorations are considered the most lavish display inside any private Florida home. (Press Release)

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Five Reasons to Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. ‘Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,’ she says. ‘It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.’ Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. (Press Release)

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Pacific Union Financial Signs with OpenClose to Automate its Wholesale Lending Channel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Pacific Union Financial, LLC signed with the company to implement its multi-channel, 100 percent browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM). The comprehensive solution will automate Pacific Union Financial’s wholesale lending functions from start to finish and establish complete data control and visibility over processes. (Press Release)

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Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap Appointed to Managing Principal

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap, a principal at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., has been appointed to the new position of managing principal. Perrino will have operational oversight in expanding the firm’s markets, geography, and client base. In conjunction with his new responsibilities, he will continue to support the higher education and corporate/commercial markets. (Press Release)

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EaseUS Updates iOS Data Recovery Software for Recovering Data from iCloud

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a global leading data backup, data recovery and storage management solutions provider, today released its newly-updated iOS data recovery software, EaseUS MobiSaver 5.0. The latest iPhone data recovery program comes with a series of new features. The most highlighted feature is that it offers users a new data recovery option: recover data from iCloud, and better support for iOS 8 devices. (Press Release)

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Teen Launches Mirabella’s Miracle Charity to Support the Families of Children in the NICU and PICU

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town. (Press Release)

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign Treatment

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide. (Press Release)

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The Gold Rush May Not Be Over: Strike it Rich with Gold Strike Chili

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JAF Industries recently launched a new and much anticipated entertainment chili product – Gold Strike Chili – a blend of premium ingredients that glistens like gold. ‘What makes our chili so different is not only the story behind the recipe, but its granular consistency which gives it a sparkly gold sheen when the light hits it,’ Ken Brown, president, JAF Industries, says. ‘It’s not only delicious, but beautiful too.’ (Press Release)

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Is This New Indie Music Band Dissing Taylor Swift on Her Tumultuous Love Life?

SINGAPORE, Dec. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mamiboys, an International performing indie band on the M-Boyz Recordz label, has recorded a new single, which by all intent is a jab on Taylor Swift’s music career and personal love life. Although the indie band does not explicitly mention Taylor Swift by name, there are insinuations in the Mamiboys’ ‘Not Another Breakup Sh*t’ that cannot be ignored, according to the band. (Press Release)

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Certain Strategic Data Services Aimed at US Businesses Represent $160 Billion Opportunity over 5 Years, says Insight Research Corp.

DURANGO, Colo., Dec. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Insight Research projects that the aggregate market for a key group of data services will grow two to three times the rate for basic transport services, representing more than a $160 billion opportunity for carriers over the next five years. With many voice and legacy data services declining, these high growth areas targeted to U.S. businesses include business broadband, IP VPNs, Ethernet, IP applications in the cloud, and hosting services. (Press Release)

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Families Overjoyed as the US House of Representatives passes the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After six years in Congress, I am overwhelmed with the bill’s passage,’ said Laura Crandall, SUDC Foundation President and mother of Maria who died inexplicably at the age of 15 months. ‘This legislation marks the first time our federal government even recognizes the existence of sudden unexplained deaths of children after their first birthday. I am proud of our government today.’ (Press Release)

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