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Oceanside Jewelers Releases Mobile Responsive Web Site

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an ongoing effort to continually provide a unique jewelry shopping experience centered on consumer education, Master Jeweler Chad Elliott and the certified gemologist staff at Oceanside Jewelers are pleased to announce the release of their upgraded mobile-responsive web site.

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Bereaved families receive special Holiday gift as President Obama enacts legislation to combat sudden death in children

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation celebrates the legislation signed into law today by President Obama which is deeply personal to all those who have lost a child to Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). ‘This is the best Christmas gift ever,’ said Laura Crandall to President Obama at the bill signing today in the White House.

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Think Through Math Announces Winning School of 1st Annual Utah Math Cup: Students from 97 Utah schools solve 1.8 million math problems during five-week contest

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winner of its 1st Annual Utah Math Cup. Mr. Nash’s 6th-grade class from Endeavour Elementary School in the Davis School District has been named the 2014 Utah Math Cup Champion for solving 39,170 math problems and spending 523 hours on the program in just 33 days.

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Home for the Holidays: The Blessings of Christmas Never Grow Old, Even As We Age

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she’s found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year’s holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.

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Local Roofer Explains Importance of Identifying Storm Damage Early

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After a storm hits your area with high winds, rain, ice, or snow, it’s important to check your roof for possible damage. Catching a problem early, before it gets worse and more costly to fix, is a priority for homeowners,’ said roofing expert Aaron Zarling, the manager of Eco Roof Service in Seattle.

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Think Through Math Announces Winning Schools of 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems – more than any other participating class in just 33 days.

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Weitz and Luxenberg Wins $20-Million Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The family of a former Navy shipfitter who died earlier this year of mesothelioma received a verdict of $20 million against a manufacturer of boilers that were insulated with asbestos, the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

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SecuGen to Showcase U20 and SDA04PX OEM Fingerprint Sensors at CES

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its two newest low cost, high quality OEM fingerprint sensors, the ultra-compact U20 and the serial interface SDA04PX, at the upcoming 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Philadelphia Business Journal Honors Jody Collup with Women of Distinction Award

LANSDALE, Pa., Dec. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that the Philadelphia Business Journal (PBJ) presented its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, with the highly regarded Women of Distinction award.

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Neotrope Announces 2014 Non-Profit PR Grant Winners – Annual Program to Help Worthy Causes Grow National Awareness

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope is proud to announce the recipients for 2014 of its annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-related marketing support to the selected worthy causes over the next year to raise awareness around each organization’s programs and accomplishments.

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TekStream Solutions Offers Breakthrough in Enterprise-wide Contract Lifecycle Management

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TekStream Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, is excited to announce the first Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution for Oracle WebCenter. The engineered solution was introduced to public last week through a national webinar and is currently being implemented at several organizations.

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EPIC adds Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney to National Employer Services Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Shelley Dawson, Jon Greenstein and John Gaffney have joined the firm in San Francisco.

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Stetson hat maker’s Florida home opens for ‘Christmas Spectacular!’

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 1886 Victorian mansion of famed hat maker John B. Stetson is now open for its Christmas Spectacular! tours through January 15, 2015. Named ‘Florida’s most popular attraction’ by Trip Advisor, the Mansion’s Christmas decorations are considered the most lavish display inside any private Florida home.

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Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for school employees, volunteers and contractors

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.

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Five Reasons to Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. ‘Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance,’ she says. ‘It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season.’ Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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DocMagic Acquires Doc-Tech Corp., Further Establishing Market Dominance

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Doc-Tech Corporation, dba Document Express, a boutique document preparation company known for its exceptional customer service. The acquisition comes on the heels of DocMagic completing the purchase of award-winning eSignSystems in October.

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Pacific Union Financial Signs with OpenClose to Automate its Wholesale Lending Channel

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, an enterprise-class end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider, announced that Pacific Union Financial, LLC signed with the company to implement its multi-channel, 100 percent browser-based LOS platform, LenderAssist(TM). The comprehensive solution will automate Pacific Union Financial’s wholesale lending functions from start to finish and establish complete data control and visibility over processes.

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Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap Appointed to Managing Principal

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap, a principal at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., has been appointed to the new position of managing principal. Perrino will have operational oversight in expanding the firm’s markets, geography, and client base. In conjunction with his new responsibilities, he will continue to support the higher education and corporate/commercial markets.

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EaseUS Updates iOS Data Recovery Software for Recovering Data from iCloud

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Software, a global leading data backup, data recovery and storage management solutions provider, today released its newly-updated iOS data recovery software, EaseUS MobiSaver 5.0. The latest iPhone data recovery program comes with a series of new features. The most highlighted feature is that it offers users a new data recovery option: recover data from iCloud, and better support for iOS 8 devices.

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Charlotte Teen Launches Mirabella’s Miracle 501(c)(3) to Support the Families of Children in the NICU and PICU

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RED BANK, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Max Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. He is ranked in the top ten students of his class of over 300 students, a devoted rower and lacrosse player and just a fortunate kid who has a bunch of great friends at a great school, living in a great town.

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Rittman Schools expect to save $15,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rittman Exempted Village School District expects to save at least $15,000 on utility and related maintenance costs annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at its Board of Education building.

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Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign Treatment

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

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Sacramento New Year’s 2014-2015 at Hilton Hotel Arden West by Professionals Guild

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

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SecuGen Releases Hamster Pro Duo/CL Combining Contactless Smart Card and FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the new Hamster Pro Duo/CL(TM), a product that combines a contactless smart card reader with an optical fingerprint reader that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The Hamster Pro DUO/CL was designed for projects such as National ID programs that require a contactless smart card to store a fingerprint template. The Hamster Pro Duo/CL features SecuGen’s U20(TM) USB fingerprint sensor that is FBI Certified and captures very high quality images.

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