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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Arizona, USA.

Retired adult film actress Sunset Thomas flees life of prostitution

GLOBE, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Retired adult film actress Sunset Thomas – once called ‘The Princess of Porn’ – has renounced her career in prostitution. Thomas recently announced her departure from the industry during a recent, exclusive, interview with veteran Texas news reporter Ben Tinsley. That interview spanned various areas of Arizona. (Safe for Work.)

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The Village of Elgin Winery Announces the 32nd Harvesting of the Vine Festival to take place September 20 and 21

ELGIN, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 32nd Anniversary of Arizona’s Oldest Wine Festival, held at the Village of Elgin Winery in downtown Elgin, Ariz. Once again the focus will be on enjoying the libations of the vine with friends and family; with arts and crafts, Arizona Blues legend Buzz and the Soul Senders performing and local foods available from vendors.

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Mohave Community College Selects Regent Education’s Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution

KINGMAN, Ariz., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education’s verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs.

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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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Edupoint Expands Learning Management Offering with Addition of Online Assessment

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint’s learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.

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Edupoint Releases Online Registration Module for the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students.

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Arizona’s Four Monkey Winery Serving Hollywood A-List

ELGIN, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Monkey Winery will be pouring its award winning Naughty and Playful Monkey wines (Moscato and Cabernet) to the Hollywood Elite at the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Celebration of Black Cinema at the House of Blues on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif. This marks the winery’s second foray into the Hollywood scene. The first was the 2013 BET Awards in Beverly Hills during the summer.

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Inaugural Tombstone Wine Festival, Festival of the Vine

TOMBSTONE, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inaugural Tombstone Festival of the Vine(TM) brings award winning Arizona wineries to the ‘town too tough to die.’ During the first weekend in November, the 2nd and 3rd, 2013, eight Arizona wineries, including Tombstone Wine Works, come to the most famous town in the Old West to pour wine, entertain tasters and showcase some of the finest wines in Arizona.

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31st Anniversary Harvesting of the Vine Festival raises money for Law Enforcement Programs and local scholarships

ELGIN, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival presented by The Village of Elgin has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. It has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music. The festival annually crowns the Arizona Grape Stomping Royalty.

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DeCio Pasta Meets New FDA Requirements for Gluten-Free Labeling

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeCio Pasta, the leader in production of high quality handmade naturally flavored pasta, has launched a new line of gluten free pasta which exceeds new FDA labeling requirements a full year ahead of regulatory enforcement. The FDA ruling sets the safety threshold for labeling products gluten-free at 20 ppm or less.

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DeCio Pasta Poised for Explosive Growth

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DeCio Pasta, the leader in production of high quality handmade naturally flavored pasta, has launched an aggressive strategy to grow its brand on an international basis. DeCio has just completed expansion of its state of the art Tempe, Ariz. manufacturing facility increasing production capabilities over 300 percent to accommodate escalating demand for its innovative products.

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Edupoint’s Growth and Success in Virginia Continues

MESA, Ariz., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A strong commitment to the Virginia market has resulted in continued success for Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, as five former Star_Base districts representing over 177,000 students have recently selected the Synergy(R) Education Platform – a leading student information system solution for the national K-12 market. As a successful solution already serving numerous districts in the state, Synergy’s industry leading functionality – combined with Edupoint’s proven and established transition approach – have proven a favorable solution for districts seeking a new SIS.

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Olathe Public Schools Selects Edupoint’s Synergy SIS Solution

MESA, Ariz., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools (OPS) to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized, web-based solution will provide this high performing district with a fully integrated system designed to efficiently and effectively manage all aspects of student data, and extend the academic experience beyond the classroom and into the home.

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Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival Set for April 20th and 21st at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

TUCSON, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards announces the Second Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, is slated for April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kief-Joshua Vineyards in beautiful Elgin, Arizona.

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Wilhelm Family Vineyards announces 2013 Spring Special Events

SONOITA, Ariz., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wilhelm Family Vineyards (WFV) will be attending multiple special events during the month of April 2013. Some events are fundraisers, and others are just fun: Temp Festival of the Arts; Chocolate and Wine Experience; Best of the Fest, Scottsdale Culinary Festival; Dan Felix Memorial’s Big Break Night Golf Fundraiser; and Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival.

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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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Virginia Public Schools Now Have Access to the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.

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Edupoint’s Synergy Special Education Receives Endorsement from CASE

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information management systems provider to the national K-12 market, has received an endorsement for their Synergy(R) Special Education (SE) solution from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international organization whose mission is to identify, shape, and disseminate effective policies and practices in the field of special education.

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Realty AZ Central Seeks ‘Best of the Best’ Real Estate Agent Nominees

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Realty AZ Central is currently seeking nominees for their 2013 ‘Best of the Best’ real estate agent directory. The company features local market experts that have been nominated by the public and who agree to adhere to Realty AZ Central’s standards of excellence.

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Share-A-Thon Touted as Largest Event in Maricopa Community History

LAVEEN, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.

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Wilhelm Family Vineyards announces their 3rd Annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival

SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wilhelm Family Vineyards (WFV) is hosting their third annual Patriot Salute Wine Festival Saturday and Sunday, Nov 10 and 11, 2012, located at 21 Mountain Ranch Drive, Elgin, AZ 85611. Numerous activities and vendors are planned for the entire family.

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Arizona Winery Gives Back, Supports Local Students, Crowns Grape Stomping King and Queen

ELGIN, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. According to The Village of Elgin, it has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music. The festival annually crowns the Arizona Grape Stomping Royalty.

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Mesa Electrician Offers Free Electrical Safety Tips Guide

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mesa based, Cirtcele Electric – a full service residential and commercial electrical contractor – has produced a free consumer report entitled, ‘Top 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home.’ The report is available via download at their website.

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Mesa County Valley School District 51 Selects Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System

MESA, Ariz., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the Mesa County Valley School District 51 (District 51) to implement the Synergy(TM) Student Information System across all campuses.

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Phoenix Based Companies Compete to Win $250,000 Small Business Grant

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to a program launched by Chase and Living Social called Mission: Small Business, dozens of valley companies are competing to win a $250,000 business grant, says AKA Internet Marketing. The contest is still open to those who have not registered, but time is ticking.

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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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