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What to do if you’re unemployed or have age concerns – Simple guidelines can help people cut through both of these issues

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Losing a job doesn’t need to be quite the challenge that it was in the past. And, the same is true for people who are concerned that their age will keep them from getting considered for jobs they could handle very well, says author Robert Gerberg, one of America’s foremost authorities on professional job hunting.

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EPIC adds Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner and Wilson Long have joined the firm as principals in Birmingham, Ala.

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Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Makes Special Appearance with Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 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 his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.

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Free IBM Mainframe Performance Testing Tool is Available from HostBridge

STILLWATER, Okla., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HostBridge(R) Technology, provider of high-performance integration and optimization software for IBM(R) CICS(R) and System z(R), is licensing its HBZT CPU Monitor Software (HBZT) to IBM mainframe users at no cost and no obligation. Customers can find information about HBZT and access the free download, with easy installation documentation, on the HostBridge HBZT web page.

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IDS Creates Internal Team to Manage Mortgage Doc Prep System Integrations

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced it has created an internal team devoted solely to developing and maintaining integrations between its flagship document preparation system, idsDoc, and its third-party partners.

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Deployed Military Members Receive Teddy Bears Sponsored By Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers is adding to their Veterans Day tribute this year by sponsoring 40 Teddy Bears to be given to deployed military through Teddy Bears for the Troops, Inc. They are also inviting the public to contribute toward sending more teddy bears to our deployed military by visiting any of their seven Naples, North Naples or Bonita Springs locations which are serving as collection sites, where any size donation is encouraged for this cause.

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Artist Makes Sculpture Transforming Bottles and Headphones

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Brain Works’ sculpture in San Jose, Calif., is the latest public art installation for Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. President, Marta Thoma Hall. For Hall, the process of designing a new line of headphones or subwoofers is no different than creating, say, a piece of sculpture.

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Cash for Candy: Spodak Dental Group to Collect Halloween Candy for Troops Overseas – Third Year in a Row

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pounds maximum).

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Pop-Acoustic Artist Mic Tunez Announces Debut CD ‘Simplified’

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop Artist Mic Tunez (pronounced Mike Tunes) announces the debut of his first acoustic album, released on September 21, 2014. The ‘Simplified’ project was recorded in the world-class Wire Road Studios where other renowned music artists record such as Grammy Award Winner Beyonce’, India Arie and Wiz Khalifa.

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Have Corporations Pushed America to the Brink of Civil Unrest?

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and veteran corporate consultant Dick Lee started out writing ‘We Are Buyers. You Are Sellers. You’re Busted’ (ISBN: 978-1-4834-1692-2; HVMPress) to track historically corporate abuse of customers and describe the resulting deterioration of buyer-seller relations. But when the narrative reaches the 2010s, Lee makes two surprise findings.

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EPIC adds Sharon Rusconi as Vice President and Regional Surety Executive

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that surety executive Sharon Rusconi and her team have joined the firm in Sacramento, Calif. Rusconi’s book of business and other assets were purchased by EPIC from Lesron Insurance Agency, Inc.

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Vicki Welter, CPA featured speaker at Washington Society of CPAs Not-For-Profit Conference

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA will speak at the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants Not-for-Profit Conference to be held at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle, November 20-21, 2014.

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Weitz and Luxenberg, Allied Firms Obtain Stryker Rejuvenate, ABGII Hip Implants Settlement; Payouts Could Top $1 Billion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stryker Corp. has agreed to pay potentially more than $1 billion to settle claims from patients injured by the company’s Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants, the nationally prominent personal-injury law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

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Distribute Royalty Reports via the Cloud

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC released their latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service.

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New Book: The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Less than 3 percent of professionals and executives are prepared for negotiating. In Mr. Robert Gerberg’s new e-book, ‘The Ultimate Guide to Interviewing and Negotiating – 2015 Edition,’ which is available on Amazon for $3.95, he presents a practical and easy-to-implement system for competing very well in important interviewing situations.

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Controversial Aspects of Hispanic Heritage Explored in ‘Tattoo Nation’ Documentary

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tattoos adorn the bodies of 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. ‘The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,’ notes Eric Schwartz, director of the feature-length documentary motion picture, ‘Tattoo Nation.’

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MCT Trading Wins Release of the Year Mortgage Technology Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, is pleased to announce that MCTlive!(TM), MCT’s best-in-class secondary marketing software platform, has been selected as the winner of Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2014 Release of the Year Award.

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Adams County Ohio Valley Schools expects to save $259,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259,330 annually in utility savings.

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Not all Selfie Poles are Created Equal

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Wayne Fromm invented the Quik Pod(R) (U.S. patent #7,684,694), the original selfie stick, more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.

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SuperFly Magazine Publisher Launches New Book that Gives Untold Story of Hip-Hop Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘SuperFly – My Untold Story of Hip-Hop’ (ISBN: 978-0991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.

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National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

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Sustaining Local Expertise, Responding to Global Health Threats

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ebola is dominating the news headlines, bringing public health into the spotlight. Tragically, thousands have died. In the U.S., public health departments everywhere are quickly learning about Ebola and taking measures to prevent an epidemic here; but they are not starting from scratch, says the California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA).

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VegasTourism.com – The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Las Vegas!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s not hard to lose money in Las Vegas says VegasTourism.com. Remember the phrase, ‘The house always wins’? For the most part, gone are the days when hotel/casino heads figured that if they could get the tourists there, they’d spend so much money gambling it was worth it to sell prime rib plates for $4.99 and offer cheap entertainment.

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EaseUS Updates Coolphone 1.1 for Android – A Free App That Heavy Phone Users Must Not Miss

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EaseUS Coolphone is designed for android mobile device users to fix phone overheating problems and save battery power. Based on its effective phone cooling function and clean UI design, Coolphone received ‘a hit’ response from the android market after its release in late September, 2014. Moreover, the ‘Smart Controller’ function for ultimate battery saving – a feature Coolphone first innovated – garnered great popularity for this free android app, especially in the U.S., Germany and Taiwan.

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5 Bars Communities Named Official Wireless Consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities(TM) announced today that it has been selected as the chief wireless consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road.

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Takata Exploding Airbags Prompts Weitz and Luxenberg to Begin Readying Class-Action Lawsuit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reports of at least four deaths and nearly 150 injuries from exploding airbags that hurl jagged, razor-sharp pieces of shrapnel at drivers and passengers spurred leading national law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to today announce it is preparing for a class action suit against airbag manufacturer Takata Corp.

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EPIC Ranked #46 Among the World’s Top Insurance Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been ranked #46 among the world’s top insurance brokers in Finaccord’s Global Insurance Broking: A Strategic Review of the World’s Top 150 Commercial Non-Life Insurance Brokers.

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Is Your Long-Term Care Exposure a Broader Danger Than Ebola or Terrorism?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Americans concerned about terrorism and Ebola should be aware of a much more likely, though less scary, development: one day needing long-term care. ‘The risk is great and too many ignore it,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning.

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