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Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools expect to save more than $178,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch a $1.8 million dollar energy conservation project that is expected to generate at least $178,375 in savings annually on utility and related maintenance costs.

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Cambridge City Schools expects to save more than $133,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cambridge City Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to complete an energy conservation project that is expected to save the district $133,111 annually, allowing for more dollars to be directed to students and classrooms.

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New Actor Drew Stephenson Lands Role in ‘Vampire Diaries’

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music, modeling and acting are among the top three career goals for many in the entertainment field, but it is a well known fact that only a small percentage actually make any real headway in all three pursuits. Up and comer Drew Stephenson will not tell you that he is different, but he will show you with his persistence, determination and dedication.

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Youngest Stars Shine Brightest at The Nation’s Largest Women’s Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you missed who was likely the nation’s fastest eight year-old this time last year, no worries, she’s just broken her own record on her ninth birthday. With four decades of top talent in the Colgate Women’s Games track and field series to beat, Avery Lewis of Chester, Pa. is arguably the fastest third grader in the United States.

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Food Philippines highlights the health benefits of coconut products at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, in partnership with the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the Philippine participation at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 11-13, 2015.

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ImmersiON-VRelia Unveils the Latest in Virtual Reality at CES 2015

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSIRE) — Immersion-VRelia, Inc., a top innovator in Virtual Reality hardware and software platforms, launched at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show a wide spectrum of VR offerings that will fundamentally change the way we work, play, and interact.

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develLAB Electronics Inc. Named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — develLAB Electronics Inc. today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for its xeroLAN(TM) xl450D-4S2H 4 port network switch. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.

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EPIC adds key team members in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D’Entremont as part of EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice.

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Publishers Newswire announces ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 19 Interesting New Book Titles from 2014

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004, today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list of new titles ‘worth a look’ that most have probably not heard of. This list contains 19 new books published in 2014 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or ‘big name’ authors.

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Titan Lenders Corp. Closes General Fulfillment Division, Exiting Retail Support in Favor of Investors

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it will exit its retail general fulfillment service offering, which includes contract underwriting, closing, funding and post-closing for retail mortgage lenders, effective Jan. 31.

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Cory Chalmers, of Hoarders TV Show, makes a special guest appearance at TICA Cat Show in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2, 3 and 4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year’s show is called ‘Mardi Gras Madness.’

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Mentalist and Futurist Sidney Friedman Predicts 2015 including ‘Molar Vortex’

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As seen for 16 years on numerous media including the ‘Today Show’ and ‘The View’ with a 72 percent overall accuracy to date, for the 17th straight year mentalist/futurist/author SIDNEY FRIEDMAN releases his annual predictions covering the Oscars, the economy, weather, celebrities and more.

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Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

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The New PodTrans and PhoneTrans Are Free on Mac – Manage iPhone Content and iPod Music without iTunes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iMobie Inc., an innovative Apple related software developer, today announced the updates of its widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans; the world-first free iPhone content and iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computers, which also break the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer.

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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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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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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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