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National US News

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

National US News

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

Institute for Global Innovation announces Awards for Neural Network, AI, and VR apps for Sustainability

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For four years, governments, private industry, and academia have striven to find effective solutions for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as defined by the U.N. at the 2015 Plenary Session in New York. Now a new approach is being pioneered by the Institute for Global Innovation, a worldwide NGO which seeks to scour the globe for the most efficient technologies to solve these challenges, according to IGI Directors Soani Gunawan, Amy Chang, and John Toomey.

NY Law Firm Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital's handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University's faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Appears on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. provides business to consumer wood manufacturing, Internet marketing and online retail. It's also one of the fastest growing businesses according to Inc. 5000. Founded in 1995 by Domenic Mangano, Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is a privately-held company.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Named Top 25 Industry Leader by MReport

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that CEO Jeff Bode has been named one of MReport's 2019 "The Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers." As MReport Editor-in-Chief Rachel Williams noted in the December 6 announcement regarding the awards program, "MReport's Top 25 Industry Leaders list celebrates individuals whose unique perspectives are strengthening the industry's future."

Sixth Annual SoundBoard Marketing Conference Expands, Showcasing More Than 60 Sessions Over Two Days

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Registration is now open for the Southeast's premier digital marketing event, #SoundBoardEvent 2019. Held in Athens, Georgia at The Foundry, Soundboard is open to agency and in-house marketers, entrepreneurs, and business owners of all skill levels and backgrounds seeking to better understand and leverage a rapidly-changing digital media landscape and grow their businesses more effectively.

Celebrity Travel Mishaps: Even Music and Movie Stars Can Benefit from Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scrolling through the Instagram feeds of famous celebrities might lead to the belief that stars never experience the same travel mishaps that ordinary travelers do. According to Travelinsurance.com, we have more in common with famous jet-setters than we realize, in that celebrities face the same travel troubles that can derail anyone's vacation.

As Demand for Outsourcing of Leadership Roles Increases, Southern California Consultant Introduces Fractional COO Services For Small Businesses

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - - With the emergence of Fractional Leadership Roles in the business community, local consultant Kevin A. Nye recently introduced Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO) services for small businesses in Southern California.

Magnifi Group and BESPA Global to Host Second Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.

MReport Magazine Names DocMagic’s Dominic Iannitti a ‘Top 25 Industry Leader and Influencer’

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that MReport magazine has named company president and CEO Dominic Iannitti one of its Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers for 2019.

College and Career Expo: Dream It and Be It!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.

Getec Industrial Announces the Launch of Its Redesigned Website

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Getec Industrial announces the launch of its redesigned website. The site has been updated with a new look and feel that incorporates the latest features of online web design, as well as optimizing the site for mobile devices such as phones and tablets.

Coldwell Banker Elite Named Platinum Award Winner by Cartus Broker Network

STAFFORD, Va., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coldwell Banker Elite has been named a Platinum Award winner by Cartus Broker Services for their outstanding performance during the past year. The award will be presented at the 2019 Cartus Broker Network Conference, held March 17-19 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Cartus Corporation is a worldwide leader in employee relocation solutions.

Lift and Care Systems Works with Homes for Our Troops to Install SureHands Body Support Systems in New Homes

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lift & Care Systems is proud to have a working relationship with, Homes for Our Troops, a non-profit organization that has a mission to build and donate specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.

Valentine’s Day Protest Outside NYC’s Brazilian Consulate!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil's Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil's new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.

Stahmanns Pecans Presents a Tip Sheet About Harvesting Natural Pecans

LA LUZ, N.M., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stahmanns Pecans shares tips to know when pecans are ready to harvest. Pecans are ready to harvest when they begin to drop from the trees, usually around the time when the tree begins losing its leaves for the winter. Mature pecans have green husks which have turned brown and crack open. That's how you know they are ready.

Ward Henderson Management to Sponsor Scholarship Writing Competition

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 13. 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taiwan based investment house, Ward Henderson Management is pleased to announce the launch of its annual scholarship essay writing competition. Forming a part of the company's social responsibility program, the competition aims to encourage academically skilled students completing their final year of secondary school to pursue higher education.

PearlMountain Launches FlexClip a Fresh New Way to Create Remarkable Online Videos

HONG KONG, Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, PearlMountain announced the release of FlexClip, an easy-to-use online video creation tool that enables seamless workflows to create real estate videos, promos, intros, ads, slideshows, lifestyle videos, and much more.

Capacity LLC Signs on for 300,000 Square Foot of Customizable, State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Space

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and EDI solutions, has signed a long-term lease to expand into a built-to-suit 300,000 square foot fulfillment space in North Brunswick, N.J. The state-of-the-art facility will be ready for occupancy later this year.

Gonzalez Byass Announces First Organic Certified Bottling for its Chilean Wine Portfolio

CASABLANCA VALLEY, Chile, Feb. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gonzalez Byass has announced the very first ECOCERT certified organic wine for its Casablanca Valley, Chile-based Vinedos Veramonte: the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc. Veramonte is the standard bearer within the Gonzalez Byass umbrella of Chilean labels (which also include Ritual, Primus and Neyen), and this release marks the first of what will eventually become a 100 percent organic / biodynamic stable of all its Chilean wines.

Mary Shah Named Principal at Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc.

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) today announced the appointment of retirement plan consultant Mary Shah as its newest principal. Shah's promotion recognizes a track record of outstanding client service delivery and business development contributions since joining SBA.

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