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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman’s probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. But according to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren’t saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don’t work in the long term.

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Four Seasons Chaplain and Grief Counselor Michael Lee Shares 10 Ways to Cope with Loss During the Holidays

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who have recently lost a loved one may find Thursday’s ritual of Thanksgiving and the onslaught of the holiday season to be constant reminders of their loss. ‘In order to cope, it’s important to meet grief where it is,’ says expert Michael Lee, a chaplain and grief counselor with the western North Carolina offices of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

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Philippines Employs ‘Lumpia Strategy’ to Counter Chinese Expansion

AYUNGIN ISLAND, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An under-the-radar struggle for disputed island reefs is evolving in the South China Sea, between China and the Philippines, and the tactics employed by each side are named after foods, according to Reina Prince, global strategist for the NGO Friends Beyond Borders.

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Central Valley Tea Party Issues Commendations and Censures to Valley Congressmen

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party (CVTP), in conjunction with Merced Tea Party, North Valley Patriots, Mariposa Tea Party, Bakersfield Tea Party, Tehachapi Tea Party and Central Coast Freedom Rallies, has issued commendations to Congressmen Tom McClintock and Jeff Denham and censures to Congressmen Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, Devin Nunes and David Valadao based on their votes on H.R. 2775, the 2014 Continuing Appropriations Act.

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Diabetics and Surgery: A Few Common Hazards to Avoid

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Diabetes is an increasingly common medical condition afflicting millions of people across the United States, says Neuro Alert. This debilitating disorder causes excess glucose (a type of sugar) to build up in the blood. Patients with diabetes are more susceptible to infection and run a higher risk of developing certain disorders.

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Prominent Attorney Kent Says Worst Miscarriage of Justice Seen in 25 Years

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Johnny Davis, federal inmate, is currently serving a life sentence for what a number of attorneys and Davis’s former attorney believe to be an unjust conviction after a federal drug sweep. Davis has been in prison for 11 years and was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life in prison. After reviewing case documents, William Mallory Kent, P.A., and several other attorneys strongly agree.

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7 Things Every Patient Should Know Before Going Into Surgery

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Neuro Alert, very few people escape going under the knife at least once in their lifetime. Having complex surgery can be stressful and even nerve-wrecking. As you are getting ready for one of the most important days of your life, a wide variety of questions will inevitably arise: How long will it take to recover? When can I get back to work?

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How Public Surveillance Will Change in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the weeks following the Boston Marathon, articles have been written about how cities around the globe will start to increase their video surveillance systems. However, just pumping more money into cameras isn’t a panacea on its own, according to Dustin Saylor, CEO of Odin Systems Inc., a video surveillance design company in Northern California.

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Main Problems of Custom Mobile Apps

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nobody wants bad apps. Software owners don’t want to receive bad products. Users don’t want to have bad apps on devices. But what hides behind the meaning of the word ‘bad’? How can software owners avoid building and getting ‘bad’ mobile apps? ‘Generally, a bad app is one that doesn’t satisfy the end users’ needs,’ says Oleg Lola, founder of MobiDev Corporation, specializing in mobile and web software development.

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Citizen Tax Reformer Alleges Income Tax Scandal: Denounces Legal Fiction Used to Deprive Workers Deduction of Living Expenses

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A world traveler, a U.S. citizen and Viet Nam veteran, citizen tax reform advocate, John C. Garrison, loves his country. Being a law-abiding citizen, Garrison files peacefully every year his federal income tax return and wants to pay his fair share of government support. Where Garrison sees that reform of income tax law is needed, he does not believe it should come through disrespect for existing law but through responsible legal and/or political action.

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Reporting Sexual Assault to Police in Jackson County IL (SIU University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges

CARBONDALE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife’s life.

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Comfortable Work Shoes: 5 Tips to Put Your Health Back on Track

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drew Waters of Most Comfortable Shoes highlights his Top Picks for comfortable work shoes. According to Waters: ‘Finding comfortable work shoes can be the ultimate challenge. Not only does the ideal pair of shoes need to fit well; they need to complement your wardrobe, suit your company’s workplace attire, and give your feet support throughout the day. They should also look sharp and be in style. That’s a lot to ask from a single pair of shoes.’

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The NAACP and Minority Media Community Collaborative are OUTRAGED at Time Warner Cable in Columbus!

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A major press conference held November 28, 2012 revealed that the Columbus NAACP and the Minority Media Community Collaborative (MMCC) are 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 in Columbus, Ohio.

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TVECA Claims E-Cig Company V2 Touts Its Products for Quitting Smoking and That Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) is announcing to the ‘e-cig’ industry that V2 Electronic Cigarette Company touts in a corporate video that their products are ‘intended for long-term smokers that have had not had any success in quitting traditional cigarettes.’

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National Academy of Sciences Promotes Dark Age, A Priori Pseudo-science, New Book Says

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solving Light Books today announced that it has published thirty specific examples of scientific incompetence on the part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The thirty examples appear as an appendix to the book, ‘Outing the Moronocracy: Ending the Rule of the Blind, the Stupid, and the Disgraceful in American Society’ (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-8-2) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr.

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Sikh Community Shooting in Milwaukee Not Racially Motivated

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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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State Senate Committee Sides Against California Manufacturers, says Mag Instrument Inc.

ONTARIO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Mag Instrument Inc., the 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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California Budget Deficit: Trailer Bills are Loophole Goldmine for Legislators Pet Projects

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit.

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In a current Jewish Era, theologian looks for Jews in huge numbers accepting Jesus as the Messiah

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his latest book, ‘Suicide of a Superpower’ (2012), the American political commentator, Pat Buchanan, referred to the massive collapse of Christian values in U.S. culture since mid-twentieth century as ‘the death of Christian America.’ However, in his new book, ‘Salvation is from the Jews: Moses, Judaism, and the Jewishness of Christianity’ (ISBN: 978-1449725464; paperback; West Bow Press; December 2011), Christian theologian, J. Christopher, gives a different explanation for the same event.

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Volunteers Voters Pledge Their Votes to the Most Charitable Political Party on VotesForCharity.org

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the millions of dissatisfied Americans taking to the streets, Votes for Charity, Inc. is a democratic outlet for the disenfranchised voters in this country. Instead of voting for the status quo, the ‘Volunteer Voters’ will be able to use their vote to redirect millions of dollars from political propaganda, to the best charities in America.

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Peter Grandich Issues Dire Financial Forecast for Our Children and Grandchildren

MANASQUAN, N.J., May 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, market commentator and editor of the internationally-followed ‘Grandich Letter’ at www.Grandich.com, 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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Racial Profiling, Trayvon Martin Death Inspires New Single by Word-Soul Artist LadyBoss-Amanishakhete

PORTLAND, Ore., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Trayvon Martin murder may have grabbed national headlines over the course of 45 days, but it appears to have died down despite racial profiling and stand-your-ground, taunting black males daily. This travesty amid today’s hate-based politics inspires the release of LadyBoss-Amanishakhete’s (A-ma-ni-sha-kete) new single: ‘Murder 2012.’

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Fresno Business Owners Revolt Against High Speed Rail

FRESNO, Calif., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on ‘Mayday,’ Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to ‘oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.’

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Management and Neighbors Work Together to Move Dangerous Bus Stop

HENDERSON, Nev., April 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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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San Diego North County Attorney Expands Informational Web Site

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Stanley D. Prowse has announced the addition to his full feature web site of numerous new articles, continuing his efforts to demystify the law and the legal process for those with little or no knowledge of either. The new articles, like those previously posted, are written in plain English instead of legalese, and avoid arcane terminology.

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Powerful New Book by Best-Selling Author Reveals the Secret Message Hidden within the Virgin Mary’s Life

DURHAM, N.C., March 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Miracle Workers Handbook: Seven Levels of Power and Manifestation of the Virgin Mary’ (ISBN: 978-1846949203) by Sherrie Dillard, and published by John Hunt Publishing O Books, explains the seven phases of Mary’s life as a blueprint for all people to experience divine intuitive communication, synchronicity, grace, miracles and ascension.

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UC Grad Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (www.chec2012.com), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.

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