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Share This: Invention for Shirtless Politicians Makes Tweeting Sexier

BUFFALO, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod®, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not […]

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LiveView GPS, Inc.

LiveView GPS, Inc. announces Fleettracking.com – Places Businesses in the Driver’s Seat

VALENCIA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — LiveView GPS, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new fleet tracking service – Fleettracking.com – that focuses on business to business (B2B) vehicle tracking. Fleettracking provides hardwired GPS vehicle trackers and portable battery-powered GPS tracking devices to businesses, nationwide.

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Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County

High Fuel Costs Won’t Slow Down California’s Inland Empire Transportation Companies thanks to Workforce Investment Act

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire’s transportation companies, but won’t stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

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BankOwnedProperties.org

BankOwnedProperties reports that Statewide New York Foreclosures Rose Slightly While New Jersey Dropped

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — In some of the top cities in United States the underlying unemployment problem shows the impact on homeowners that face foreclosures, despite government programs to help hundreds of thousands nationwide keep their homes. According to BankOwnedProperties, the foreclosure listings showed both drops and rises in the states of N.J. and […]

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Return of Pulp Sc-Fi: ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ – An Action Packed SF Novel released by Bookstand Publishing

CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1589097315), is a compelling science fiction novel you don’t […]

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Gold Pan California

California legislature trying to stop publication of findings on suction dredge gold mining ‘science’ says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Gold Pan California has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the Calif. Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares ‘The Legislature is trying […]

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*/corrected/* Buyables is a new online discount shopping destination for gifts, personalized products and virtual goods

WILMINGTON, Del. (CitizenWire) — Buyables is a brand new U.S. start-up, e-commerce venture and its research and development team needs savvy shoppers to test out its new online shopping site. The team at Buyables, LLC is currently working to provide a unique and much improved online shopping experience.

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PLP Digital Systems

Construction Information Management: PLP’s Blueprint for Change Program Helps Reprographers Profit From CIM

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CitizenWire) — PLP Digital Systems is expanding its Blueprint for Change program to help reprographers meet today’s demands for Construction Information Management (CIM). This four-month marketing strategy program, which piloted in 2010, is now accepting applications for the 2011 session.

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Gold Pan California

Proposed Calif. Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8M will Increase State Deficit, says ‘Gold Pan California’

CONCORD, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, ‘Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math […]

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Buffington Homes

Family Homes at Shadow Creek in Buda Texas offered by Buffington Homes

AUSTIN, Texas (CitizenWire) — Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin, Texas new homes for sale, is pleased to announce the new Capital Series in Shadow Creek. The Capital Series offers exciting new designs from 1,242 to 2,372 square feet, and pricing from $115,900 to $146,990. Every Buffington Home in Shadow Creek is Energy Star Certified.

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Crowd-sourced Research Project Seeks to Solve Batangas Fish Kill Mystery, says World Mind Network

LIPA CITY, Philippines (CitizenWire) — A multi-national coalition of researchers has been formed to study and treat a massive fish kill of over 800 metric tonnes which started on May 27 in Taal Lake, in the Philippine province of Batangas. Sponsored by the World Mind Network, it will involve on-site as well as online cooperation […]

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Realty Austin

Realty Austin revolutionizes homebuyers’ search for Austin Texas homes

AUSTIN, Texas (CitizenWire) — As other cities and states are crawling at a snail’s pace toward economic recovery, Austin, Texas has been deemed ‘recession proof’ and boasts the ‘second-strongest job market in the nation.’ The city’s fastest growing real estate company, Realty Austin, is shaking up the way these relocators embark on their Austin home […]

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Tina Brink Honored as 2011 Top Employee Benefits Consultant and Responsibility Leader

SAN MATEO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Senior Account Executive Tina Brink has been recognized by Risk & Insurance and Human Resource Executive magazines as a 2011 ‘Top Employee Benefits Consultant’ and as an industry ‘Responsibility Leader.’

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Connecticut Turtle Atlas: Help Track Turtles With Your Cell Phone in New England

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (CitizenWire) — The Turtle Conservation Project (TCP) wants your turtle pictures. ‘With so many people able to send an image right from their cell phone, we can quickly tell them which of Connecticut’s nine turtle species they have encountered,’ said TCP’s Chuck Landrey.

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Artisteer Version 3: Web Design Software Instantly Creates Pro Websites and CMS Templates

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CitizenWire) — Extensoft announced today the immediate availability of Artisteer 3 for Windows. The newest version of its Web design automation software, Artisteer 3 distinguishes itself by enabling website owners to create professional looking websites from start to finish. Artisteer now delivers a single solution for web design, content management and web […]

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Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Edgewood Partners Insurance Center Adds Michele Childers as Account Executive in Folsom, Calif.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Michele Childers as an employee benefits account executive in its Folsom office. Michele brings a strong background in marketing and product knowledge, benefit plan design and client service.

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Cory Allen Contemporary Art

When art attacks: ‘Signed, SEALed, and Delivered: The Porn King of Pakistan’ by Sculptor Daniel Edwards

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is […]

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Ariola Imports

Los Angeles-based Ariola Imports Supplies Celebrities and Restaurateurs with Exclusive Products

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Ariola Imports is a wholesaler, importer and distributor of the highest quality Italian specialty foods, wine and artisan beer. It not only provides quality products to Southern California and Las Vegas restaurateurs, but also to the occasional celebrity who just has to have some of its amazing Buffalo mozzarella and […]

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TeamF1, Inc.

Enhanced UTM Features for SecureF1rst Security Gateways announced by TeamF1, Inc.

FREMONT, Calif. (CitizenWire) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new threat management features in its SecureF1rst platform in its highly-regarded Security Gateway Solution for SMB security routers.

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TeamF1, Inc.

TeamF1 Inc. SecureF1rst CPE Gateway Solution adds new IPv6 features, logical WAN support, VDSL and LTE WAN connectivity

FREMONT, Calif. (CitizenWire) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new features in its SecureF1rst CPE Gateway Solution for service provider home gateways, as well as mobile apps that leverage the modularity of the device software.

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TeleManagement Technologies, Inc.

TTI ranks first overall in AOTMP’s annual survey measuring satisfaction among TEM vendors

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (CitizenWire) — AOTMP has announced the results of its latest ‘State of the Industry Series report, Enterprise Satisfaction of 16 Fixed and Mobile Management Activities,’ revealing TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. as the highest ranked telecom expense management company as rated by enterprises in six of the most commonly performed TEM activities.

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ForeclosureListings.com

U.S. Foreclosure Crisis Falling and Rising in Major Cities, according to stats from ForeclosureListings.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — ForeclosureListings has noticed falling and rising trends in foreclosures in recent months. Why? When the supply of homes outweighs the demand for them, the prices shrink. When the values are attractive enough to investors with enough money to withstand the smaller return on the investment, the supply is reduced and […]

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PCE Health and Fitness

Online system developed by the Interactive Health Group will link healthcare providers, patients and exercise professionals

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (CitizenWire) — The Interactive Health Group of PCE Fitness, and Exercise is Medicine, a multi-organizational initiative coordinated by the American College of Sports Medicine, are revolutionizing the way physicians prescribe exercise to their patients. An innovative online system developed by the Interactive Health Group will link healthcare providers, patients and exercise […]

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BidYourCase

BidYourCase.com is redefining legal representation through innovative solutions portal that matches clients to lawyers online

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — BidYourCase is a revolutionary concept that matches clients to lawyers online. Through the ease and convenience of the Internet, clients seeking legal representation can express their needs, receive offers from highly qualified lawyers, consider which factors they consider most important and select a specific lawyer to handle their case – […]

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EASEUS Software

Keep PC data safe with new EASEUS Todo Backup Free – the first fully-functional free backup software for home and business Users

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — EASEUS Software, the award-winning backup and disaster recovery solution provider, today announces a new version for both home and business users – EASEUS Todo Backup Free. With basic backup features and many advanced functions like incremental backup, universal restore, and WinPE bootable disk, you may find EASEUS Todo Backup Free […]

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Gold Pan California

Gold Pan California says Golden State Legislature Poised to Kill Gold Mining Industry

CONCORD, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop, has been looking forward to the relief of November like salve applied to a burn. Owner Mike Dunn’s anticipation of relief was suddenly diverted 2 weeks ago, when the California Legislature began shuffling last minute trailer budget bill language which, if passed, will […]

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TeamF1, Inc.

TeamF1 to use zvelo’s URL database zveloDB™ in their SecureF1rst platform

FREMONT, Calif. (CitizenWire) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced a partnership with zvelo, Inc., a leader in website categorization and URL database solutions, to offer zero-hour malicious website detection and protection to further secure business and residential networks.

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TeamF1, Inc.

Kaspersky Lab and TeamF1, Inc. Announce Partnership to Offer Anti-Malware Monitoring in Home and Business Gateways

FREMONT, Calif. (CitizenWire) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, today announced a technology partnership that enables networking OEMs targeting secure devices for home and business networking to offer superior gateway anti-malware […]

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Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship

2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition will highlight new and aspiring businesses through competitive business development process

SEDALIA, Mo. (CitizenWire) — The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process, will accept preliminary submissions until June 30, 2011.

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20x200

19th-Century Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge offered in exclusive print from 20X200 Gallery

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography – which included images of the horse in motion – in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding […]

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San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of ‘Roller Bulls’ on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls

NEW ORLEANS, La. (CitizenWire) — Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of ‘Roller Bulls’ […]

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Energy Optimizers, USA

Eaton Community Schools and Energy Optimizers, USA announce ‘Green Team’ for students with college scholarhips

TIPP CITY, Ohio (CitizenWire) — Eaton Community Schools Superintendent Brad Neavin announces that the school district will establish a ‘Green Team’ of staff and students that will both develop and deliver the District’s energy education program, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

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LTC Financial Partners LLC

Financial Advisors Can Save Their Clients and Themselves a Bundle when Recommending Long-Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (CitizenWire) — A New Jersey naval architect watched helplessly as over $1 million dollars disappeared into the health-care system. Like most middle-class Americans, the naval architect and his parents had missed an estate planning gap. Their financial advisors missed it too. No long term care insurance. ‘This was an expensive omission,’ says Jonas […]

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Long Island K-9 Service

Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company selects Long Island K-9 Service Inc. to Protect Ferry Service Passengers

MANORVILLE, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Officer James Greco, founder and CEO of Long Island K-9 Service and Long Island Security Consultants, continues his humanitarian mission to provide expert explosives and narcotics detection throughout Long Island and the Metropolitan area. The celebrated security company has recently partnered with The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company.

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3 in 4 Need More: NYC Times Square’s ‘Dancing Grandmas’ Kick Off Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign

NEW YORK, N.Y. (CitizenWire) — Braving a threat of thunderstorms, busy New Yorkers and vacationing tourists gathered in Times Square Tuesday morning to hear classical music by Juilliard students followed by a flash mob of seemingly disabled older people who suddenly abandoned their crutches to begin dancing joyfully. That captured the crowd’s attention. What was […]

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Telovations Inc.

Telovations launches Anywhere4Office, a business class communications solution using Cisco SPA525G wireless IP phones

TAMPA, Fla. (CitizenWire) — Telovations, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud Communications services to businesses has launched Anywhere4Office(SM), a business class communications solution using Cisco SPA525G wireless IP phones, Telovations’ Cloud PBX services and 4G wireless connectivity. Anywhere4Office is a perfect solution for businesses that need to set up disaster recovery locations.

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