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Conspired Redemption

From Drug-Infested Streets and Prison to Entrepreneur, Keith Dunbar Tells His Story in New Book

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CitizenWire) — ‘Conspired Redemption – A True Story of Winning in the Game of Life’ (ISBN: 978-1453868249), authored by Keith V. Dunbar, is a story that reveals severe drug laws while offering up hope for the future. His engaging testimony encourages youth and adults to change their thinking in an effort to […]

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executive resumes

The Job Hunt: According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ERI, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 40 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven’t looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ERI, many talented and marketable people are simply […]

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Overnight Pediatric Oxygen Delivery

Patent application filed for DesignWise Medical’s Overnight Pediatric Oxygen Delivery (OPOD) System

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (CitizenWire) — DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has applied for its first patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Formal application was prepared in cooperation with the William Mitchell School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic.

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DataTrac Originator

Del Mar DataTrac to demo upgraded point of sale solution at MBA Conference 2010

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Del Mar DataTrac, Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions will unveil and demonstrate its upgraded point of sale (POS) solution at the October 24 – 27 Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Conference in Atlanta. DMD’s exhibit will be located at booth #307.

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michel faulkner

Editor of of the Grandich Letter writes foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’

WALL, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert.

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third party originator

Comergence Insurance Services announces fidelity and professional indemnity insurance to TPOs

ORANGE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Comergence Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of third-party originator (TPO) risk management solutions provider Comergence Compliance Monitoring, announced it now offers fidelity and professional indemnity insurance to TPOs – the first of its kind within the industry.

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U.S. Government Agencies Hold Consultation Sessions with Tribal Leaders

U.S. Government Agencies Hold Consultation Sessions with Tribal Leaders

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — In conjunction with the United States review of its position on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Department of State and other Federal agencies will host two events in October. The first is a consultation with Tribal Leaders on October 14 from 1:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The […]

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Ultra Tiny Linux OS

RoweBots Research announces Unison Ultra Tiny Linux OS for Renesas MCUs

ANAHEIM, Calif. (CitizenWire) — RoweBots today announced the immediate availability of Unison, an ultra-tiny Linux compatible OS for Renesas Electronics RX microcontrollers. Developers now have the option for Linux-based embedded design when using RX devices. With continued broadening of its ecosystem, Renesas Electronics America continues to provide ease of adoption of RX devices.

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adult recreational sports group

All City Sportz Corp announces A New Way to Stay in Shape in Chicago this Fall

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — All City Sportz Corp., a brand new Chicago-based adult recreational sports group, is announcing their grand opening with the launch of Men’s pick-up basketball. This highly organized program allows individuals the opportunity to stay in shape while enjoying basketball without season commitments and provides a flexible play-as-you-pay registration process.

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EASEUS Partition Master Server

EASEUS Software Helps IT Managers Easily Resize a Server Partition with Its Server Partition Manager

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Partition Master Server, the comprehensive Windows server partition manager and system optimization software for Windows-based administration, enables you to resize server partitions easily and maximize performance of a physical Windows Server. And for developers, you even can get the ownership of its source code to meet your specific needs.

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Remodel or Move

Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad, reports RemodelorMove.com

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. ‘We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home – either remodeling or moving,’ says Dan […]

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STOP Senior Hunger food drive

Join Silicon Valley Comfort Keepers to Help STOP Senior Hunger During Hunger Action Month

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley area Comfort Keepers are asking the community to make food donations […]

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Loren Marc Schmerler

Pet-care ventures are thriving says business broker Loren Marc Schmerler

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.

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public service announcement

California Intercontinental University launches ‘Think About It’ Public Service Announcement Campaign

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (CitizenWire) — The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled ‘Think About It’ was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The ‘Think […]

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Shirley Franklin, Greek Organizations and Community Leaders Join Georgia Rally to Encourage Women to Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The ballot power of women will be the focus this Saturday as actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph; chair of the National Congress of Black Women, E Faye Williams, Esq; former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin; and women from across the state assemble for ‘Women in Power Multicultural Forum,’ a nonpartisan […]

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Laura Winn Johnson

PMRG Meeting: Navigating Healthcare’s Shifting Currents: Essential Techniques for the Healthcare Marketing Researcher

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has been chosen for the second consecutive year to present a session at The Fourth Annual Meeting of the PMRG Institute in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 24-26, 2010. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Navigating Healthcare’s Shifting Currents: Essential Techniques for the Healthcare Marketing […]

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Jerry Darnell

Using Retirement Funds to Buy a Business in Georgia – GABB Event with Jerry Darnell Covers the Basics

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — Many skilled but unemployed workers have taken advantage of tax laws that enable them to use funds from retirement accounts to buy a new business, and the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will hear an industry expert describe the process at their Oct. 26 meeting.

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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Financial Advisor Paul Granito Among ‘Best of Best’ at Barron’s Summit

PARAMUS, N.J. (CitizenWire) — Paul Granito, First Vice President, Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney was one of approximately 500 financial advisors who were selected by their firms to attend the sixth-annual Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to promote best practices in the industry and the value of advice […]

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RealNerdsReelMovies blog

Self-proclaimed movie nerd and critic, Dylan Woods, launches Web site for his passion

TULSA, Okla. (CitizenWire) — Dylan Woods owns and operates the new website, Real Nerds Reel Movies. It serves as an online community where people seeking movie insights can go to find answers, and to learn about the many different genres of movies and film of the past and present. His website says that every movie […]

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Jeff Koch, senior loan officer of Preferred Mortgage Corporation, announced this week that Manhattan mortgage rates are at record lows

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Jeff Koch, senior loan officer of Preferred Mortgage Corporation, announced this week that Manhattan mortgage rates are at record lows. This information is based on a survey released by Freddie Mac, the second largest mortgage finance company. It reported that 30 and 15-year Manhattan mortgage rates either tied or reached […]

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Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Benefit for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity During MBA 97th Annual Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, and Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, one of the top producers of affordable home ownership opportunities among U.S. Habitat affiliates, have teamed up to challenge attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo to raise $10,000 for Atlanta […]

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online travel agency

Online Travel Agency, CheapOair, Wins 2010 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — CheapOair is the proud recipient of three of Travel Weekly’s esteemed 2010 Magellan Awards. CheapOair was honored with a Gold Award in the Promotional Videos category and Silver Awards in the Booking Interface and TV Campaign categories. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards recognize the best in the travel industry.

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New concern for world travelers – intentional baggage tampering by customs officials for security tests

HONG KONG (CitizenWire) — As security efforts increase globally, Securoseal, a company specializing in baggage security, has issued a public warning concerning a growing trend of authorities being implicated in acts of baggage tampering. This has caused unintentional security breaches internationally, endangering the welfare of affected passengers and exposing them to the possibility of criminal […]

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EVtones EV tones

Bran-Rae sets the tone for audible electric vehicle sounds with EVtones

ORLANDO, Fla. (CitizenWire) — Bran-Rae today announced the launch of EVtones, an MP3 download service providing unique MP3 music tones, tunes and sounds for electric and electric hybrid vehicles. Car sounds, jet engines, etc. will also be offered as downloads to an electric vehicles MP3 compatible tone generating system.

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MEPI Announces New Funding for its Flagship Leaders for Democracy Fellowship

MEPI Announces New Funding for its Flagship Leaders for Democracy Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CitizenWire) — The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is pleased to announce a new award to support the ongoing Leaders for Democracy Fellowship project (LDF), which provides mid-career democracy advocates from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the practical skills and networking opportunities needed […]

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James Bonar

Recently graduated mechanical engineer from the University of Cincinnati, Mr. James Bonar joins Ohio’s Energy Optimizers

TIPP CITY, Ohio (CitizenWire) — Energy Optimizers, USA is proud to announce the hiring of recently graduated mechanical engineer from the University of Cincinnati, Mr. James Bonar. James’ final engineering project was designing, building, and testing a wind turbine as a home installation kit. With a background in engineering and alternative energy, Energy Optimizers, USA […]

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senior executive career partners

According to job placement expert, Robert J. Gerberg, Jr., ‘Technology makes a difference in a job hunt’

DENVER, Colo. (CitizenWire) — Several companies have been investing in technology that instantly connects people to most available jobs. One of them, a venture capital backed firm named SET, has invested $35 million to pioneer ways for making job hunting easier. Robert J. Gerberg Jr., CEO of SET, points out that there are thousands of […]

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multimodal shipping rules

New U.S. Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials went into Effect Oct. 1st, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CitizenWire) — As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on October 21-22; Milwaukee on October 25-26; St. Louis […]

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MediaGeotagger geotagging software

Red Hen Systems is pleased to announce the release of RouteScout for FalconView with MediaGeotagger

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CitizenWire) — Red Hen Systems is pleased to announce the release of RouteScout for FalconView with MediaGeotagger. RouteScout is a plug-in that extends the functionality of the popular FalconView mission planning and mapping software used by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Allied countries around the world – enabling new mission […]

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