Thursday, March 5, 2015

Florida Business

Bill Cosby Nude sculpture

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Teenage artist Rodman Edwards' protest against Bill Cosby for misrepresenting his TV characters and their messages is proposed as a nude statue of Cosby's Dr. Cliff Huxtable from 'The Cosby Show' to 'replace' the busts of the legendary performer displayed in front of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Halls of Fame. The Dr. Huxtable sculpture created by Edwards, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced that Merritt Island Boat Works will open a new manufacturing facility in Merritt Island, which will create at least 380 new jobs...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This past week, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed a dedicated source of revenue that will provide more than $5 billion for Everglades restoration over the next 20 years as...
HTCIA

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2015 /Florida Newswire/ -- The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.
ARMCO

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- ARMCO - ACES Risk Management, a leading provider of web-based quality control software for the financial services industry, announced it has enhanced the reporting capabilities of ACES Web Audit Technology through an innovative integration with Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software.

POLITICS

Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced that Merritt Island Boat Works will open a new manufacturing facility in Merritt Island, which will create at least 380 new jobs...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This past week, Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed a dedicated source of revenue that will provide more than $5 billion for Everglades restoration over the next 20 years as...
Governor Rick Scott

ORLANDO, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Today, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced his proposal to cut $470 million in state cell phone and TV taxes that Florida families and businesses pay. An average family spending...
Fla. Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today's Cabinet meeting, Fla. Governor Rick Scott recognized nine outstanding educators for their contributions to education with the Governor’s Shine Awards. Governor Rick Scott said, “This week, as...
Governor Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During today’s Florida Cabinet meeting, Florida Governor Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida CEO Chester Spellman awarded six Floridians with the Champion of Service Award, Florida’s only statewide volunteer recognition....

NATIONAL NEWS

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A '60 Minutes' expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform announced today that Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D - San Bernardino) introduced the 'Excluded Persons Administrative Action List,' or 'EPAAL' legislation on Friday 27 February 2015. AB 1122 as it is now known, will require the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing (DSS/CCL) to publish on its website a list of all persons who have been excluded from owning, operating and/or working inside any licensed care facility as a result of an Administrative Law proceeding.

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nina G bills herself as 'America's Only Female Stuttering Comedian.' Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G's stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools' Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. has announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against Lenovo and Superfish for a recent case of laptop security failings. The suit was filed in response to the growing concern over computer manufacturer Lenovo's inclusion of Superfish malware on laptops purchased after Sept. 1, 2014.

SEATTLE, Wash., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA is offering a free monthly online program, the Nonprofit Enrichment Series. The Nonprofit Enrichment Series covers a variety of financial management topics for nonprofit organizations.

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quik Pod(R), the original patented selfie stick for digital cameras, announces compatibility with the new Xiaomi Yi action camera. Voted the best selfie stick by the Wall Street Journal and used by tourists and athletes worldwide, Quik Pod confirms that it is working to distribute the original North American designed selfie stick to consumers in China.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone wants their own little piece of paradise and that's exactly what a new global, online media magazine - Lucky Paradise Casinos - delivers. Is it about casinos? No, not really. It's about feeling good and being lucky.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following the launch of SYN Rings - a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of stability training - MostFit has just released the new Core Hammer to the market. If you're looking to add a new dimension of intensity, explosive muscle engagement and core training to your exercise regimen, or for your clients, these tools fit the bill.