Friday, January 30, 2015

National US News

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

WINONA, Minn., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wayne Wicka went into the U.S. Marine Corps seeking direction, leadership and success, and he got it. The techniques learned from the New England Patriots and from his then defensive coach at the New York Jets, Pete Carroll, now the Head Coach of the Seattle Seahawks, created life-changing memories for Wicka, a high school benchwarmer turned New York Jet and U.S. Marine who sacked Brett Favre.

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, has received the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award. The award was conveyed in a Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter's contributions to the profession.

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the just-released 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, Healthcare Insights, LLC (HCI), which provides integrated hospital financial management and cost accounting software as well as business process consulting services, continues to lead the industry. For the fourth consecutive year, HCI's INSIGHTS(R) software application again ranked as #1 Category Leader in the Budgeting Software and Services Category.

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new Long Beach based Arts Organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called 'Fresh A.I.R. - a Broadway Benefit.'

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone wants a good return on an investment, and one sure bet is to add new attic insulation to your home, advises Aaron Zarling, general manager of Eco Roof Service in the Seattle area. 'Whether you are installing a new roof or simply want to upgrade your home's attic insulation, this investment has a proven track record, with no risk.'

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison. Wahlberg will be asked to step up and help fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018.

CHENG DU, SI CHUAN, China, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lilybrides is pleased to announce that shopping for a wedding dress just got a lot easier, and more budget friendly than ever imagined. This new online wedding dress and formal apparel e-commerce site is the new way to shop for that special day.

COMMERCE, Texas, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state's first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The owners of Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers' clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects for the educational, governmental, commercial and industrial markets.

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance, CA 90503.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Proto Plastics of Tipp City today announced the roll-out of their new website. Proto Plastics has been in the business of custom plastic injection molding and design since 1969, and their philosophy is simple.

METAIRIE, La., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Roofing Supply has relocated and kicks off its grand opening February 2, 2015 at its new showroom and warehouse at 2009 Hullen St. in Metairie. We have doubled the size of our showroom and created an attractive design center which is very home owner and contractor friendly.

TROY, Mich., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announced today that it officially launched a completely new loan origination system (LOS) that is loaded with features and tools for brokers and correspondents. The proprietary technology replaces UWM's previous LOS and offers many benefits for its broker and correspondent partners.

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Investors from all over Texas and the nation will be gathering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston to learn from the nation's leading experts. On Jan. 31, 2015, Lifestyles Unlimited, a Houston based real estate education company, will be hosting a Wealth and Passive Income Expo that is expected to have over 2,500 people from all over the world in attendance.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AccuSure today announced that is willing to help any business learn how to comply with one of the most important but overlooked mandates from OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration). Most businesses are required by law to publish a summary of their OSHA 300 log from 02/01 - 04/30 annually.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation's cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country's heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower. This equipment is standard on all such commercial trucks manufactured since 1992 and is actually already in use by a majority of America's commercial fleets.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Capital Solutions (TCS), a wholly-owned correspondent investment subsidiary of mortgage services provider Titan Lenders Corp., today announced it has begun purchasing lenders' 'scratch and dent' production - loans rejected by the GSEs and private investors due to data, document and compliance errors with varying degrees of severity.

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies, reports 2014 sales of approximately $5 Million for its Worksite Division, up 100 percent from 2013. 'Double in just one year! For us, that's huge,' says Dan Cahn, Senior Vice President, who heads the worksite operation.

SAN FRANCISO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.