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Miami Jury Awards $15 Million In Drunk Driver Wrongful Death Case

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 12, 2013, a Miami-Dade County, Florida jury awarded $15 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 23-year old son who was killed by a drunk driver. The jury, equally composed of men and women, deliberated for three hours, according to the parents’ attorney, Edward R. Blumberg of Miami, Florida.

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Sacramento New Year’s 2014 at Hilton hosted by Professionals Guild Offers Two Live Bands, DJ, Two Free Drinks, Champagne Toasts

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is offering a New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. The party starts at 8:30 p.m., Tues. Dec. 31, 2013. This Sacramento New Year’s 2014 party includes three dance floors, two live bands, the Groove Thang Band and Innersoul band, as well as DJ Nic Javier.

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Galorath, Inc. Hosts Webinar to Learn from Healthcare.gov Challenges: Improving the Prognosis for Future Software Projects

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dan Galorath, CEO of Galorath, Inc., and Lee Fischman, Senior Director of Development of Galorath, Inc. and Lev Lehsokin, EVP of Strategy and Market Development at CAST Software, will provide an expert examination of Healthcare.gov and the challenges associated with such a project. The companies will host a webinar on Tuesday, December 17, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time where they will give an overview of the lessons learned and detail how organizations can avoid making similar mistakes.

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Digiarty Rolls out 2013 Christmas Giveaway Round 1 with Free WinX DVD Copy Pro

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the most anticipated holiday of the year is coming right around the corner, Digiarty Software Inc. rolls out a Christmas giveaway that runs in two rounds. WinX DVD Copy Pro is singled out as the first round gift from today to December 22, 2013.

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United Wholesale Mortgage and its Parent Company USFS Receive Multiple Awards for Being the Best Place to Work

TROY, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, and its parent company United Shore Financial Services (USFS), announced it has been recognized for multiple local and national awards having to do with the development of its unique corporate culture.

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Matt McCann, a Long-Term Care Leader, Joins LTC Financial Partners to Help Aging Americans Prepare for Mounting Care Needs

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt McCann’s mom was 59 when she cut herself, a seemingly minor accident. The wound developed a staph infection that led to a long hospital stay with complications; and then, suddenly, she found herself needing ‘long-term care’ or help with the tasks of daily living, services not covered by regular health insurance. Today, 15 years later, he embarks on a new phase of his career by accepting the post of Senior Vice President with LTC Financial Partners, LLC.

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‘Night Echoes’ at The Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calumet Gallery announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Night Echoes’ (January 3 – February 3, 2014, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-S), a thematic exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill. Calumet will host an ‘Open to the Public’ wine and cheese Artists Reception on January 9, from 6 – 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m.

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Fearrington House Executive Chef and Wine Director Receive Rising Stars Awards from StarChefs

FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, South Carolina. StarChefs is the award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.

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Seattle Bash announces the 12th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash returning to the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash 2013 would continue the long tradition of being held at the EMP Museum in downtown Seattle.

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DrivenBI Accelerates Reporting and Collaboration for United SheetMetal, Inc., a leading multinational manufacturer in the United States, China and Taiwan

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the top management of United SheetMetal, Inc. had been seeking ways to reduce inventory, maximize gross profit, improve product quality and optimize the supply chain, they selected SRK, DrivenBI’s cloud based analytics platform. SRK replaced their spreadsheet-based analysis system. SRK enables businesses to carry out holistic analysis across different aspects of operations.

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Ruth Roberts Music Has Bundles of Children’s Songs for Christmas – and Every Holiday!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When elementary school teachers plan for their holiday entertainment programs, they turn to the Ruth Roberts’ children’s music catalog of song collections for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, and more.

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Regent Education Releases Regent Review, Its Ground-breaking, Fully-automated Student Verification Solution

FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education announced today the launch of Regent Review, the industry’s first fully-automated student verification solution. Regent Review leverages the advanced technology of Regent’s SNAP and Regent 8 solutions to fully automate student verification and C-code processing. The robust capabilities of Review help schools reduce: the time needed to perform verification, processing costs, and compliance risk, all while improving the student experience.

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Cher Draws National Attention to Festering Wound in American Psyche

ASPEN, Colo., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cameron/Baxter Films, LLC announces a new project and crowd-funding campaign to shed light on the historical facts of the events at Plymouth Plantation between 1620 and 1675, before, during and after ‘The First Thanksgiving,’ a period in American history shrouded in misconception and misinformation.

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Southeast Computer Solutions Form a Strategic Alliance with BAASS Business Solutions to Meet the Demands of Expanding Sage ERP X3 Practice

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southeast Computer Solutions, Inc. (SCS) announced the formation of a strategic alliance with BAASS Business Solutions Inc. (BAASS). The new alliance augments the capabilities and professional service resources for our Sage ERP X3 practice.

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Ultimate Gift Combination GoPro and Quik Pod Pole

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R) Extendable Poles from Fromm Works, Inc. allow the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity, the Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for selfies and action shots.

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Author A.A. Jones Recognized with Readers’ Favorite Award for Erotic Memoir ‘Tilt Diary’

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Burbank’s own self-confessed housewife by day and stripper by night author, A.A. Jones was recently acknowledged as a 2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner in the ‘Relationships’ category for her memoir, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869). The award ceremony was held in Miami, Fla.

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Sandra Piller Invites You to Celebrate the Season in ‘Mistletoe and You’ Song and Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. ‘All of those wonderful things are in this song,’ states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of ‘Mistletoe and You,’ now available on iTunes, Amazon, and the website of her record label, Shady Hill Records.

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For Many Women, a Long-Term Care Protection ‘Package’ May Be an Ideal Holiday Gift, Ohio LTC Leader Says

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a special present for a special woman? ‘A long-term care protection package may be just the ticket,’ says Denise Gott, Executive Vice-President of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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EPIC awarded ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay’ designation by North Bay Business Journal

PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.’ The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.

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EaseUS Mac Data Recovery Software Ready to Bring Bigger Benefits for Mac Users After Thanksgiving

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Mac data recovery software solutions are now ready to bring bigger benefits to all Mac OS computer users. EaseUS Software recently upgraded to newer versions by enhancing all software functions and working efficiencies and strengthening data recovery capacity and quality and applying a new algorithm.

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John Waguespack Exhibits Climate Control at 111 Minna Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami’s Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work ‘Climate Control’ at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.

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RevOmax Lubricants Announces a Technology Breakthrough in Custom-Blended Lubrication Extenders at The PRI Show 2013

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AmberTech Global has teamed up with Excellent Performance, Inc.’s oil division, RevOmax Lubricants to produce and distribute motor oil and fuel lubricants to the performance and racing industry worldwide.

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Whiteflash Store Approved for Membership in American Gem Society

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., a leading retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, announced today that their retail store has been granted membership in the prestigious American Gem Society. Recognized for the success of their first retail store, and for a continued reputation for excellence in the domestic and international jewelry market, Whiteflash joins an organization comprised of some of the finest jewelers in the world.

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Treadstone 71 Expands Groundbreaking Cyber Intelligence Services

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today the expansion of its pioneering cyber intelligence services used to methodically and systematically collect, organize and analyze data. Treadstone 71 integrates, evaluates, and interprets information from all data sources delivering a range of opportunities and recommendations key to decision making.

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Give a Woman in Your Life the Gift of Long-Term Care Protection, Industry Leader Suggests

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Christmas, Hanukkah, and other gift-giving holidays near, how might you best delight a mother, wife, or other woman in your life? ‘Few things can beat a long-term care protection package,’ says Mark Goldberg, National Sales Manager of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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Cogensia Company Growth Results in Hire of Craig Bettmann and Promotion of Joel Schiltz

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia announced today that Craig Bettmann has joined Cogensia as Vice President, Client Solutions and Joel Schiltz has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Client Solutions.

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New Book, ‘Miracle of Survival: A Childhood Without Amenities’ by Myrna Lovett

ALAMOGORDO, N.M., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the new book ‘A Childhood Without Amenities: The Will To Survive’ (ISBN: 978-1478710127) by Myrna Lovett, was announced. The author’s most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the motivational and inspirational self-help category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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Cyber Monday Exclusive Deal at Angara.com and Great Gifts along with Site-wide 15-percent Discount

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Angara Inc. (Angara.com), the international online jewelry store, is offering some great deals this Cyber Monday. There is a site-wide discount of 15 percent on all orders. Besides the discount there are some unprecedented gift offers. The store is offering a great Blue Topaz pendant and a pair of Blue Topaz studs absolutely free on all orders.

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