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Valerie Gotten

Valerie Gotten
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Valerie G has been an editor with California Newswire for several years, is a gifted theremin player, can quote copious lines from 'Red Dwarf' and also knows where her towel is. Oddly, she does not drive, nor does she take the bus. She identifies as both human and democrat.

Texas’ Forty-Five Cattle Launches Website to Help Cattlemen Keep Quality Feed Prices Down

AMARILLO, Texas -- This past winter cattle producers experienced record high prices, on the spot market, for supplemental feed. But cattlemen can rest assured that a new website from Forty-Five Cattle will provide decision making tools for contracting feed this fall.

New York’s Fare Buzz Launches Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine - an industry first - allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.

Napatech Announces 20Gb Pattern Matching Adapter for Security Applications at INTEROP in Las Vegas

ANDOVER, Mass. -- Napatech today announces a complete Pattern Matching Adapter based on Tilera's TILE64 Multicore processor. The new Pattern Matching Adapter can be used as a stand alone product or in conjunction with the Napatech series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards.

Financial Radio Guru and Real Estate Lending Expert Joel Miller Keynotes Georgia Association of Business Brokers Meeting

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Joel Miller, the Chief Financial Strategist of Wall Street Capital Funding, Inc., addresses today's statewide meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc., which culminates with dinner ceremonies honoring the 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club members.

Napatech Announces New Feature Set for Their NT Series High Performance Network Adapter Cards

ANDOVER, Mass. -- INTEROP Las Vegas -- Napatech today announces the latest software release called TUSCON for its NT series of 1Gb and 10Gb FPGA based high performance network adapter cards. The TUSCON software release included the following new additional features.

DIY: Inexpensive Contraption from Nevada Inventor May Help Save Marriages

PAHRUMP, Nev. -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.

HNP Solutions International Unveils Unique Approach to Outsourced Application Development

BALTIMORE, Md. -- HNP Solutions International (HNPSI), an Agile Software Development firm providing complex commercial and business applications, today announced a new and unique approach to outsourced IT services that provides organizations with complete technical and business transparency. Based on an environment of open communication and using a suite of web-based applications, clients are integrated into the delivery process from day one and have access to the same real-time management tools used by the development team.

Long Term Care Insurance: A Company Benefit That Protects Employees of All Ages, Says Washington’s LTC Financial Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- James Barclay is living evidence of how vital long term care insurance can be for all employees, not just senior ones. When James joined a major telephone company, he was only 32 and in great shape, climbing mountains and swimming 60 laps a day. His company covered him with a long term care policy, a benefit he thought he would never need until much older.

Stacking Chairs – They Aren’t Just for Summer Any More

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Adams Manufacturing announces a new use for resin. Many buyers purchase the classic stacking resin chairs to use during the summer. It's important to remember that stacking chairs can be used all year around. Stacking chairs come out of closets, garages, and basements for all kinds of gatherings, even in the dead of winter.

South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Unveils New ‘Weapon’ for Bringing Issues to Voters

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- Although political campaigns for national office are hideously expensive these days, you don't necessarily have to spend big to spend smart. South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Kephart's campaign is employing a unique web-based technology to reach new donors and potential voters.

Lake Geneva Resort Offers Mom a Well-Deserved Vacation

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -- The Cove of Lake Geneva All-Suite Resort and Conference Center is proud to announce their "Mother's Day Enter to Win" contest running through May 5, 2008. Entrants are asked to describe, in 500 words or less, why their mother deserves to win a two night stay in one of The Cove's fully-appointed luxury suites.

New York ‘Freedom Run’ to Benefit 9/11 Responders – Motorcycle Rally and Festival at Liberty State Park

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Over 2,000 motorcycles are expected to roll past New York's "Ground Zero" on Saturday, May 10, as they participate in the "Freedom Run" motorcycle rally and festival. Riding side-by-side, the motorcycles are anticipated to stretch for five miles and will pay tribute to the 9/11 first responders of the FealGood Foundation who are now gravely ill as a result of their service at the site of the World Trade Center collapse.

Perillo Tours and Milan’s EuroFly Airlines Team for Free Air Fares to Italy

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Perillo Tours. America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced one of the most aggressive promotions in Italian tourism history - free roundtrip airfare from New York's JFK to Rome, Bologna and Palermo aboard EuroFly airlines. The flights must be booked by June 1, 2008, in conjunction with select Perillo tours and specific departure dates.

Modern-day Seuss: Ethan Crownberry Writes New Book Series Emphasizing Character Development in Children

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Ethan Crownberry announces the release of three great stories. His Poetic Adventures series offers children and adults the opportunity to explore the worlds of Bobby Bumble, an acrophobic bumblebee in "Bobby Bumbles Afraid to Fly" (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0049-9), and a goldfish with a life changing decision in "A Fish with a Wish" (ISBN: 978-1-4357-0050-5).

Atlanta Gets Healthy Naturally During Spring Wellness Event: ALIVE! Expo

ATLANTA, Ga. -- This spring, the ALIVE! Expo natural health and wellness event is back with new guest speakers, the country's top environmentally green companies and plenty of cutting edge ways to keep your family in optimal health - inside and out! Now in its fourth successful year in Atlanta, ALIVE! Expo brings the latest in health and wellness to the city's doorstep.

Adams Mfg Corp Offers Resin Furniture Advice for Summer Homes

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. -- Adams Mfg Corp asks, "Which colors are best?" For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who's sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.

Communicate with the Deceased Using Radio Waves, Claims U.K. Greeting Card Company

LONDON, U.K. -- Specialist communications company SentForever Limited is offering an unusual alternative to the traditional greetings card by using radio waves rather than paper to convey messages of love, celebration and remembrance. Personalised messages and announcements can be created online and are transmitted at the speed of light via a dedicated British Telecoms transmission dish.

PTseats.com Adds The Isle Casino Florida as Newest Casino Partner

MIAMI, Fla. -- Following the triumphant lead of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, The Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park, FL, joins online ticketing agency PTseats as the second casino allowing players to make online reservations for poker tournament seats. Using any major credit card, poker players can securely reserve their tournament seat online at PTseats.com and avoid a wait in line the day of the event.

Chicago to Host ‘Oprah Sarcophagus’ from the Sculptor Who Created Infamous Nude Britney Spears on Bear Skin Rug

CHICAGO, Ill. -- A gilded coffin lid bearing Oprah's full-figured likeness by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, designed to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late, lands in Chicago this week. Edwards is offering his latest creation of the television icon to break the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals.

Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens

BOSTON, Mass. -- Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston's South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year's competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.

Robert Cipriani’s Award-Winning ‘Passages’ Painting Series Marked for Upcoming Boston Art Exhibitions

DUXBURY, Mass. -- In 2003, Passages 2 received "Directors' Choice of Outstanding Painting" at the Cambridge Art Association. Passages, Ocean to Bay 1 won "Artist of the Year, Painting" at the Cambridge Art Association Members' Prize Show in 2005 and was selected "Best Cape Cod Landscape" at the Cape Cod Art Association in 2007. Today, painter and designer Robert Cipriani continues to evolve his award-winning "Passages" paintings.

Daniel Lamaute says New Payments Act as Incentive to Eliminate Credit Card Debts

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Consumers stung by the sudden doubling of their minimum required monthly credit card payments are finding new ways to eliminate credit card debt by replacing their card debt with cheaper alternatives such as 401(k) loans, said retirement plan expert, Daniel Lamaute, CEO of Lamaute Capital, Inc.

Capital Market Technologies Signs Agreement with Better ATM Services

MESA, Ariz. and LONDON, U.K. -- Capital Market Technologies (OTCBB:CMKT) has reached an agreement with Better ATM Services, Inc. to license the rights to distribute Better ATM Services' patented, groundbreaking technology throughout the European markets. Better ATM Services' breakthrough process enables existing automated teller machines to dispense gift cards and other pre-paid media, premiums, and incentives from ATM trays - just like cash.

Eularis to Address Making the Right Research Decision for ROI at 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Market Research Summit

Andree BatesNEW YORK, N.Y. and LONDON, U.K. -- Dr. Andree Bates, president of the pharmaceutical analytics company Eularis, will be delivering a presentation on Making the Right Research Decision for ROI - The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return. At 11:44 a.m. on Tuesday 29 April 2008, Dr. Bates will deliver a presentation titled, "How to Tell if You Are Making the Right Research Decision for ROI - The Link Between Research and Decisions on Bottom Line Return."

Ohio Avon Lake Man Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Bret Kirwan, a resident of Avon Lake, recently competed on the hit game show "Jeopardy!" which airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5. Viewers can see the exciting episodes featuring Bret beginning this Monday, April 21st, at 7:30 p.m. only on NewsChannel 5, Cleveland.

Oprah Burial Mask: Golden Likeness of TV Talk Queen Winfrey Debuts in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. -- On the heels of last year's farewell tour of the King Tut exhibit starts this year's tour of the gilded likeness of talk show queen, Oprah Winfrey. "The Oprah Burial Mask" will debut in Chicago April 24th, near Oprah's Harpo Studios at GARDENfresh Gallery, courtesy of NYC's Leo Kesting Gallery.

Boston’s Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008

BOSTON, Mass. -- Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.

Today’s Working Adults Face Long Term Care ‘Double Whammy,’ says LTC Expert Denise Gott

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- For health reasons, Americans in the prime of life may be less financially secure than they think, according to Denise Gott, Vice Chairperson of LTC Financial Partners LLC, one of the nation's most experienced long term care insurance agencies. "The sudden need for long term care can erode their best-laid financial plans," she says, "and they're vulnerable on two fronts, not just one, no matter how young they are."

Oprah Sarcophagus Reaches Out to Unprepared Retirees: Health Care Reform Will Come Too Late for Some Baby Boomers

CHICAGO, Ill. -- With her endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Oprah is making known her views on the need for healthcare reform. But controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is urging talk show host Oprah Winfrey to do more by taking the time on her show to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late. Edwards is offering his latest creation to Oprah, to assist the television icon in breaking the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals.

New Book, 21 Days To Creating Your Dream Life

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Dream Board Publications LLC today announced that its highly anticipated book "21 Days To Creating Your Dream Life" (ISBN: 978-0-9816275-0-2) will be released on April 28, 2008 in the United States. Now available for pre-purchase at many online book retailers including Amazon.com.

New Book by Robert Bowie Johnson Claims National Academy of Sciences a Nest of Anti-Free Speech Atheists

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Solving Light Books announced today the release of its new title by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., "Sowing Atheism: The National Academy of Sciences' Sinister Scheme to Teach Our Children They're Descended from Reptiles" (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1). The entire 128-page expose is available now as a free download. The printed version of "Sowing Atheism" will be available April 25th.

Florida BidaBingers Sell Faster with Online Real Estate Auctions

MIAMI, Fla. -- The team at Bida Bing announce the launch of a new real estate auctioning application and nicknames their agent members "BidaBingers." REALTORS(R), buyers, lenders and sellers are all invited to list and bid on foreclosures, short sales, estate sales and other distressed properties.

Wikipedia(R) Chemistry Knowledge Released for First Time in Book Format

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Knowledge Publications, a leading publisher of energy books, has put significant portions of the chemistry content of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, in full published, printed book form and has done so in full compliance with Wikipedia's GNU Free Documentation License. The book is titled, "The Chemical Educator: for The Chemistry and Manufacture of Hydrogen" (ISBN: 978-1-60322-067-5).

Hawaii Real Estate Auction Could Yield a Bargain for Rare Diamond Head Oceanfront Land

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- When real estate sales are slow, the bargain hunters come out, and their favorite place to look for great deals is at real estate auctions. But not every real estate auction is a foreclosure. Honolulu real estate brokerage firm Elite Pacific Properties is holding a combined live and online auction for a rare parcel of oceanfront land in a highly desirable section of the pricey Diamond Head neighborhood.

Texas Freshman Football Player Andre Lampkin Faces Possible Amputation After Contacting Bacterial Meningitis

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Andre Lampkin, L.D. Bell's 2007 Football Star contacted bacterial meningitis. He has been in the Intensive Care Unit since March 23,2008. The many blood clots that have formed in his limbs makes amputation a real possibility, says the Family of Andre Lampkin.

Food Brand Expert Tammy Katz Leads Workshop at International Fancy Food Show, Chicago

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Specialty food executives and marketing leaders who want to grow their brands faster and learn how to successfully compete more efficiently will attend How to Efficiently Build Your Brand: 5 Ways to Grow BIG, While Spending Small hosted by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade's (NASFT) International Fancy Food Show at McCormick Place, in Chicago on April 26, 2008.

Arrowmid to Bring SecurWireless Video Innovation to Israel

LANDOVER, Md. -- SecurWireless, Inc., provider of seamless wireless surveillance solutions for government, state and local, and commercial applications, has named Arrowmid Group Ltd., an Israel communications, security and defense firm, to its SecurVAR program. As the program's first international Value Added Reseller, Arrowmid is the first to market SecurWireless' best of breed wireless surveillance products outside of the United States.

World Heavyweight Champion Joe Hip to Coach Indian Youth at Wisconsin Olympic Hopefuls Benefit

SPOONER, Wis. -- Native Voices Foundation (NVF) is hosting a "Future Olympian's Day" Benefit in Spooner, Wisconsin, on April 16, at their Northwest Sports Complex. "Thanks to Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, Joe Hip (Blackfeet), and 2003 Native American Heavyweight Champion, Harry Funmaker ('Ho-Chunk Hammer') coaching the region's rising stars, this may be a launching pad for Indian youth finally getting coaching to compete in future Olympic," according to Olympic skier, Suzy "Chapstick" Chaffee, NVF's organizer.

New Jersey’s Namaste Holistics Begins Education Initiative to Promote Good Health

JAMESBURG, N.J. -- Namaste Holistics, a company focused on guiding and supporting people in reaching their health goals through small manageable lifestyle changes, announced today that it has begun a comprehensive community education. The company offers a variety of services which are complementary to modern medicine, such as integrative nutritional consultations, perspective counseling, massage therapy, meditation, nutritional seminars, and spiritual workshops.

Boston Filmmaker Turns Teacher in Paranormal Seminar Series

BOSTON, Mass. -- Michael J. Baker, co-founder of New Gravity Media, and the director and writer of the successful film "14 Degrees - A Paranormal Documentary" has officially announced his plans to instruct a series of dynamic educational seminars on the scientific theories and principals involved with paranormal investigation.

Book by Alaskan Author Jenn Lewis Translates Intricate Language of Dogs

WASILLA, Alaska -- "The Human Pack" (ISBN: 978-1-4196-7578-2) serves to educate readers about the intricate language of canines as well as how best to use this knowledge in order to create a harmonious "Human Pack." Clinician Jenn Lewis also explains how to deal with canine behavioral problems in a way consistent with her gentle approach to training and bonding with dogs.

Research Website Lays Bare the Unintended Consequences of Genetic Engineering

GHENT, N.Y. -- The Nature Institute has unveiled a new website designed to set the public debate about genetic engineering upon a more accessible scientific foundation. Distilling a voluminous technical literature, the website gathers together -- often in the researchers' own words -- information about both the intended and unintended consequences of transgenic experiments. The emerging picture tells a dramatic story; one that has scarcely begun to inform the public conversation to date.

Dancing Home Travel, Inc. to Hire Real Estate Brokers and Agents to Help Sell Land Parcels Owned by Ace Capital

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Real Estate Career Opportunity events held Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 11:00am in the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Silicon Valley, 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, Calif. and Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 5115 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, Calif. Dancing Home Travel, Inc. expects to hire a number of real estate brokers and agents.

New Book Publisher Highlights Philadelphia Talent

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Philadelphia literary world will celebrate the launch of two new players today, April 10th: Kay Square Press, a new publishing company focused on Philadelphia-area artists, their stories, and their art; and Kay Square's first release, "With the Rich and Mighty: Emlen Etting of Philadelphia" (ISBN: 978-0-9815129-0-7), a critical biography by Kenneth C. Kaleta, Professor of Cinema Studies at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.

National Bulldogs are Beautiful Day to Celebrate the Beauty and Value in All Creatures

WAUWATOSA, Wis. -- A day that recognizes the beauty of bulldogs, despite their droopy looks, will challenge people as it conveys a message of acceptance, when bulldogs and their owners celebrate the second annual "National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day" on Saturday, April 26, 2008. "I hope that with the help of these sweet bulldogs, people will take note of how they treat others they deem unattractive," said Jackie Valent, author of the children's book, "Stinky the Bulldog."

Texas’ Southern Bleacher Lands Top Talent Pat Summerall

GRAHAM, Texas -- For years, Pat Summerall has provided analysis and color commentary for the premier talent from around the nation. Whether broadcasting 16 Super Bowls or providing in-depth analysis of top high school talent via his nationally syndicated Sports Stars of Tomorrow and Future Phenoms, Pat Summerall knows talent when he sees it.

Florida’s Golf Green Media Launches Medium Worthy of Corporate ‘Green’ Marketing Message

ORLANDO. Fla. -- Golf Green Media delivers the ideal environment to tell a company's sustainability story; an outdoor and mostly "Green" environment: the golf course. Imagine being able to tell a company's sustainability story to one of the most educated, affluent demographics available. Imagine targeting these "Green-Boomers" with a captive media placement. Imagine your "Green" message being presented to these premium consumers, while sharing four hours with them, one-to-one, in an outdoor environment of their choosing.

nPulse Network Systems PCAP Express Delivers Simple Multi-Gigabit Acceleration

RESTON, Va. -- nPulse Networks, a leading developer of high-performance sensors for government, telecom and enterprise networks, has announced the release of PCAP Express, a high-performance implementation of the popular PCAP API, delivering multi-gigabit throughput to applications which otherwise become CPU-bound at much lower traffic rates.

In 2008, Hispanics and Other Ethnic Markets will Spend $60 Billion on Telecom

BOONTON, N.J. -- In 2008, U.S. ethnic communities will spend $59.8 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for over one-third of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing 14.8 percent of the total U.S. population, will spend the most.

Memorabilia Guru Brian Cataquet Says Baseball Mementos Remain Strong in a Weak Economy

BRONX, N.Y. -- Baseball memorabilia guru Brian Cataquet, who runs Tobeeecat Auctions, a well known online sports card and memorabilia company, has received hundreds of emails from baseball fan collectors who are a little wary about their sports investments, asking the same question. "Has the weak economy hurt the baseball card and memorabilia industry?" To answer this question in one word, the answer is, No!

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