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Minneapolis MD turned author lands his second #1 Best-selling Medical Thriller

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former anesthesiologist and critical care specialist Edwin Dasso, a native of St. Paul, Minn., has set the Amazon charts alight with his #1 Best-selling series ‘Jack Bass Black Cloud Chronicles’ which features Colonel Jack Bass MD, whose horrendous battleground experiences in Iraq has left him emotionally scarred with severe PTSD.

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President Obama will be asked to consider the early release of famous con man Steve Comisar currently in Federal Prison

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prominent defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an ‘excessive sentence’ for fraud.

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Send2Press to Sponsor Los Angeles Music Network’s 2014 LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests (‘LAMN Jams’) happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

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Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coming on the heels of Lupita Nyong’o’s rise to fame, ‘Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want To Be’ (ISBN: 9780996097802; Kkula Media; Paperback; May 13, 2014) written by East African sisters, Christine K. St. Vil and Julian B. Kiganda, pulls no punches, offering readers a unique and practical guide to self discovery and authentic living.

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The Filharmonic Swings By Twelve3south Studio

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The doors at twelve3south Studio are always open to artists who are looking to make some music, even if they stop in at a moment’s notice. The Tipp City, Ohio music studio, which is owned by producer and performer Donnie Reis, hosted The Filharmonic, of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’ Season 4 earlier this month when the up-and-coming a cappella group stopped in to lay down a few tracks for an upcoming EP.

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KiwiG PhonTunes Encourages PC Users to Migrate Music Files Safely Due to End of Windows XP Support on April 8, 2014

HONG KONG and NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After April 8, it’s going to be a tough time for most Windows XP users as the operating system will henceforth no longer receive security patches, application updates or any kind of support from Microsoft. KiwiGeeker, the developer of the creative multi-device music transfer freeware KiwiG PhonTunes, encourages Windows XP users to back up their important music files very soon, to avoid potential file loss.

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Prime Focus Technologies Completes Acquisition of DAX

MUMBAI and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE code: 532748) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

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DAX Mobile Now Available as an iPhone App

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives who require working 24/7 access to in-progress content.

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Violin, Wine and Art for Dementia Diary: Support a Family Caregiver of a Patient with Alzheimer’s

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The event, organized by GP Dementia Services New York, Inc., will happen in New York at the Kolping House located on 165 East 88th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue on the first floor. The research program intends to test the Dementia Diary, a psychoeducational support system, developed in 2008 in New York by Gianni Perilli, an Italian sociologist Ph.D.

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Slingshot Candy Shooter: A Free Game Designed for All Audiences

DETROIT, Mich., April 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s sweet! Slingshot Candy Shooter released by U.S. Publications, Inc. is a free HD game for iPhones and iPads. Designed for people of all ages – play alone or play with family and friends. Multiple players can face off on Facebook or a single player can have a little fun and simply unwind.

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Music Business Author and Speaker to Appear at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loren Weisman, author of ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 12-13 at booth 934.

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Alegria Fresh Launches Drought Resistant Farm of the Future at the Orange County Great Park

IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, announced today the launch of the ‘Farm of the Future’ hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx(R).

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Five Queens and their Robot qualify for World Championship

MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.

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Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 12 and 13, 2014 at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

TUCSON, Ariz., March 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Arizona’s original and only American Viticulture Area (AVA), Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 21 Arizona Wineries in one location, on April 12 and 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Collector’s Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.

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Families welcome end of winter weather with the many ‘Tickle Your Funny Bone’ collections from Ruth Roberts Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a heavy winter, parents of small children all around the country may be in a celebratory mood as they anticipate letting their children once again enjoy the great outdoors. Adding to the fun is the availability of many songs and albums from the Ruth Roberts children songbook collection, including ‘St. Patrick’s Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ ‘Easter Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ ‘Spring Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,’ and ‘April Fools’ Day Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.’

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In New Novel ‘Gratuity Not Included’ Ricardo Estrada Takes Readers on Compelling Journey of Young Adults in the Summer of 1978

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Gratuity Not Included’ (ISBN: 978-0979675539), a new book authored by Ricardo Estrada, will strike a chord with any reader who has ever questioned best-laid plans, been inspired by love, or bound by loyalty.

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Prime Focus Technologies to acquire DAX

MUMBAI and LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE code: 532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry for a base consideration of US$ 9.1 million in a uniquely structured performance linked transaction.

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Global Green Light Day is March 20, 2014: A Powerful Day to Think, Speak and Take Benevolent Action

SEATTLE, Wash., March 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Spreading goodness and happiness in the world’ – that’s the heart of Global Green Light Day (GGLD). This new growing global movement is initiated by Marilyn Schoeman, of Seattle, Washington. Creator of the Green Light system, the foundation of GGLD, features a new model of communication. It introduces a unique and powerful way to think, speak and take expansive, benevolent action.

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Chicago Music Conference 2014 Brings Together Indie Labels, Hip Hop Veterans and Career Workshops

CHICAGO, Ill., March 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executive and AandR Rep’s from major and reputable independent record labels along with other music industry power brokers and insiders will be in Gurnee, Illinois June 27-29, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center for the Chicago Music Conference.

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Global Health Leader Njekwa Lumbwe to Attend Hendersonville Premiere of ‘A Unified Presence’ March 22

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global health initiative leader, Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a Hendersonville premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A V.I.P. welcome reception for Lumbwe will precede the event from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.

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The Bugatta Supper Club Hosts ‘The Crazy Ones’ CBS Show Wrap Party

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bugatta Supper Club, which has been hosting wrap parties for hit TV shows, movies, extravagant weddings and even the Academy Awards, has announced that it hosted the wrap party for the famed and hilarious CBS hit comedy, ‘The Crazy Ones,’ starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar on Wednesday, March 5.

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Wisconsin Native Launches Her Debut Novel to Promote Awareness of Teen Bullying

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Otzelberger shows the bully what it’s like to be on the other side, while showing the victim how to overcome obstacles through volunteer work. ‘The Cat That Went To Homecoming’ (ISBN: 9781612358215; paper) published by Fire and Ice Young Adult Books, was released on Amazon as a Kindle edition, and on Lulu in both paperback and ebook on February 24, 2014.

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Selfies and Ellen, Farewell to Arms

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and TORONTO, Ont., Canada, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the ‘ultimate selfie machine’ as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.

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NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

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New Artist-in-Residence Exhibit to open at Kelso Depot Visitor Center’s Desert Light Gallery

BARSTOW, Calif., March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,’ says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, ‘because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.’

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Sandra Piller Tells All About a ‘Good Night Kiss’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in ‘Good Night Kiss,’ the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller.

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Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.

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Chicago Native Jazz Vocalist Educator Lenora Zenzalai Helm Invited to Perform in Concert with the Durham Symphony Orchestra

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stunningly gifted vocalist, educator and founder of the progressive programs Vocal Musicianship Academy and Vocal Jazz Online, Lenora Zenzalai Helm has received the coup honor of an invitation to be a featured singer in the program ‘Durham Symphony Orchestra and All That Jazz.’

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