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Road Safe America Applauds Resolution on Commercial Truck Safety by the US Conference of Mayors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Road Safe America applauds the passage of a resolution on commercial trucking by the U.S. Conference of Mayors at their 83rd Annual Meeting today.

DocMagic Officially Kicks Off Client Testing of its SmartCLOSE Collaborative Closing Portal for TRID Compliance

TORRANCE, Calif., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced today that a group of clients have begun to test the features and functionality available within its new Collaborative Closing Portal, SmartCLOSE(TM).

ACSIA Partners Offers Election Poll on Key Issue: Incentives to Help More Americans Afford Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners LLC announces a straw poll asking Americans to say which 2016 Presidential candidate, Democratic or Republican, is more likely to back federal incentives for owning long-term care insurance.

Geminid Press Announces New Release by Acclaimed Author Daniel P. Douglas of the Science Fiction Adventure, ‘The Outworlds: War Torrent’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geminid Press, LLC, an independent book publisher in Albuquerque, N.M., announces the release of 'The Outworlds: War Torrent' (ISBN: 978069245004), a new science fiction adventure by acclaimed author Daniel P. Douglas that is the first in a series. In 'War Torrent,' ancient reptilian aliens clash in a war that is the start of a new interstellar crusade orchestrated by evil ethereal entities whose intent is radical genetic purification of the galaxy, and Earth's Stone Age humans are their next target.

Injuries to North Shore L.I. Patients from Data Breach Investigated by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal records and insurance information on 18,000 North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System patients were compromised by a data breach that occurred last year in Texas but went undisclosed for many months, and now Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is considering filing negligence, economic injury and failure-to-warn claims against Dallas-based Global Care Delivery, the law firm today announced.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Celebrates Local and Diverse Food and Beverages: Special Discount until July 4

CHICAGO, Ill., June 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every Chicago Festival needs the right food to complement the entertainment, and to satisfy every taste. Jeff Fest 2015 features the best of local neighborhoods and offers a wide range of culinary delights for everyone. 'Jeff Fest is known for its food and its arts and music. We are kicking up the food a few notches this year, and have a broader assortment than ever before,' says Amie Zander, Executive Director of the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce.

DocMagic Will Be Fully TRID Compliant by Aug. 1, Regardless of When the New Rule Actually Takes Effect

TORRANCE, Calif., June 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, compliance, eSign and eDelivery solutions, announced that the CFPB's proposed delay will have no bearing on its plans to be ready to meet the CFPB's originally planned Aug. 1 due date to implement the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule.

From Yard Waste to High Fashion: St. Pete Artists Save Florida Landfills ‘One Accessory at a Time’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by environmental sustainability, Scott Durfee and George Medeiros of Spathose will showcase the latest installment of their work with palm spathe in their upcoming show 'Spathe' at Cory Allen Contemporary Art's The Showroom next week.

MCT Trading Named to Best Places to Work List for the Fourth Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best-execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced that the San Diego Business Journal's (SDBJ) has named the company to its annual Best Places to Work list for the fourth year in a row.

Proto Plastics Utilizes Conair ResinWorks Drying System

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Conair ResinWorks(TM) system offers a new level of manufacturing efficiency for plastic injection molding operations at Proto Plastics, of Tipp City, Ohio. The drying system consolidates resin handling and pre-conditioning into a central area, allowing material changes to take place quickly, cleanly, and safely away from the processing machine.

Wigglebutts Uncorked Fundraising Gala for Second Chance Rescue

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wigglebutt Warriors(R), the fundraising arm of canine-centric digital magazine Fidose of Reality, is excited to announce Wigglebutts Uncorked, a pet-friendly fundraising gala to benefit Second Chance Rescue.

World’s First Postal Mail Elimination System, Aims to Save Millions of Tax Dollars While Improving Security

TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SmartKiosk today announces their new technology designed to reduce the cost of incarceration. Tax payers across the country are spending Billions of dollars annually to house and provide services to incarcerated people in U.S. jails and prisons. Little has been done to find ways to reduce those costs and still maintain the security that is necessary. The problems are complex and the solutions have been few.

Opinion: The Failure of Medicine and Opioid Addiction

CORTE MADERA, Calif., June 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Giving voice to a growing public health problem,' notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County straight chiropractor, 'a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as 'bait.' That cover proclaims 'They're the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they're creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.' No kidding!'

From Pooper-Scoopers to Business Owners, Young Entrepreneurs Purchase Local Doggie Daycare Franchise

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young entrepreneurs Jennifer Jung and Candice Vogel recently took the big leap from employees to business owners to seize opportunities in the booming pet care industry. Jennifer and Candice began as entry-level kennel workers at Long Island-based Hounds Town USA, a fully interactive doggie daycare and pet care franchise.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Brett Riley

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Brett Riley's first comedy CD, 'I'm An Idiot.' Riley's signature impersonations, witty observations, and colorful stories incite bouts of laughter from the start. 'I'm An Idiot' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Riley's first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Sheryl McLamb joins EPIC’s Private Client Group in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant, announces that Sheryl McLamb has joined as an Account Manager in EPIC's Private Client Group. McLamb will be based in Sacramento as EPIC expands its private client services.

ReverseVision Announces Launch of Reverse Mortgage Loan Origination System Support Portal

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, Inc. announced the launch of their new RV Support Portal designed to improve the RV Exchange (RVX) support experience for users of RV Exchange (RVX), ReverseVision's flagship reverse loan origination system (RLOS) platform.

Eastern Pennsylvania Now Sports Latest in Tattoo Revisions

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rejuvatek Medical, Inc., Sandy, Utah, announced the opening of their latest Tatt2Away(R) center in Eastern Pennsylvania at Marc's Tattooing and Body Piercing. Tatt2Away offers a patented, innovative alternative to laser tattoo removal that is less painful, less costly, and more effective at removing all tattoo colors of pigment.

D-Link India signs MoU with Telangana government for collaboration to develop local IT industry and cultivate local talent

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Driving forward with their local India presence, D-Link signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telangana government to bolster the local IT industry by improving network infrastructure, investing in the region, and developing new talent.

Griffin Pest Solutions Named A Top 100 Company

KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kalamazoo-based Griffin Pest Solutions ranked 79th on the 2015 Pest Control Technology magazine Top 100 List, an annual compilation of the leading pest management companies in the United States. The list was included in the magazine's May issue.

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