Friday, March 27, 2015

National US News

National US News
National newswire stories from across the U.S., sourced from the Neotrope® News Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M4VGear Inc., on March 20, 2015, released version 5.1.0 of M4VGear DRM Media Converter for Windows to add support of iTunes 12.1. Until now, M4VGear is the only DRM Media Converter Software in the market that runs iTunes M4V conversion smoothly under all iTunes versions.

TROY, Mich., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced today the availability of Freddie Mac's new Home Possible(R) Mortgage program, which enables first-time home buyers and low- to moderate-income borrowers to achieve home ownership with only a three percent down payment.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online retailer SensibleHerbs announced its launch at Natural Products Expo West fulfilling increased demand for discount herbs and supplements nation-wide.

IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5 Bars(TM) a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Monnie McGaffigan as Senior Vice President of Business Development. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, small cells and Wi-Fi networks. The 5 Bars team designs, builds, operates and maintains wireless systems and has designed and developed over 500 wireless projects nationwide.

MILL VALLEY, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta, a fine art investment company, today announced the acceptance of Bitcoin as a method of payment for the purchase of artworks. Without excluding the typical form of monetary exchange, ArteQuesta is the first and only organization in the art investment world to accept Bitcoin.

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinking about long-term care insurance but loathe to schedule a lengthy interview in your home? You may be laboring under an outmoded assumption, that reaching out to an expert is a big deal. That's no longer the case with a new breed of tech-savvy agents. So says ACSIA Partners, an industry leader, in a consumer alert issued today.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Francisco based artist John Waguespack unveils a new chapter in his creative evolution in 'Channeling the Dionysian,' a solo exhibition at Rocha Art. In his first solo exhibition in over a year, Waguespack's work is inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's dramatic theory of the 'Dionysian' and 'Apollonian' modes of the human mind.

OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis (TB) has not been eliminated in the U.S. With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

ARLINGTON, Mass., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' award for its outstanding performance in 2014.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Family Review Center honors D.L. Carroll, author of the 'Sir Licksalot' children's book series, with the Star Award. The Star Award is to recognize outstanding companies and business owners. An interview with D.L. Carroll is published in the 2015 Awards Edition of the Family Review Center's Magazine.

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether they are too old, too ill, or find traditional long term care insurance problematic for another reason, more than 90 percent of people do not own a policy. 'Traditionally, long term care insurance was the only solution that financial advisors and insurance agents could offer people,' says Bill Jones, co-founder, President and CEO of The National Alliance of Insurance Agencies, Inc.

SIDNEY, Ohio, March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hearing Professionals is proud to announce that Licensed Hearing Aid Specialist Karl Klein has joined the team. Klein has worked as a hearing aid specialist since 2011. He is trained to test hearing and treat hearing loss, fit and adjust hearing aids, as well as train patients to get the most benefit from hearing aids.

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced 2014 as a record year, generating the most initial disclosure docs in a single year in the company's history. In addition, IDS set a company record in January 2015 for the most amount of initial disclosures generated in a single month. Total initial disclosure volume for the company in 2014 increased 13.6 percent over 2013.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, the leading software and technology provider for the reverse mortgage industry, announced it has been included in the 2015 edition of HousingWire's HW TECH100(TM) list.

FAIRFIELD, Conn., March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marc W. Halpert, managing director of Connect2Collaborate and LinkedIn Evangelist, announces his newest seminar, 'Deep Dive Into LinkedIn,' is now available for purchase. Halpert said, 'Deep Dive into LinkedIn features 77 slides over about 90 minutes with dozens of pragmatic, tangible ideas to make your brand soar by showing you exactly how to use LinkedIn's latest 2015 enhancements.'

TROY, Mich., March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced today the release of Elite ARM, a new loan product that has been added to its Elite and Elite High Balance program.

HOUSTON, Texas, March 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Wolinsky, a former director of American International Industries, Inc. ('American'; Ticker 'AMIN'), and Maria T. Wolinsky, his wife, have agreed to the consolidation of their defamation and fraud claims that were pending in two separate civil lawsuits against American and its CEO, Daniel Dror, in the Harris County District Courts into the ongoing Houston arbitration proceeding announced by American on December 17, 2014.

TROY, Mich., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced that its president and CEO, Mat Ishbia, will be speaking on a webinar regarding brokers gaining market share in 2015. The webinar will be held March 18, 2015 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PDT (2 - 3 p.m. EDT).

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EaseUS Software, the world leading software provider for data backup and disaster recovery solutions, today announces the release EaseUS Todo Backup 8.2, which offers most reliable and efficient data backup & recovery solution for home and business users.