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

National US News

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

Industry Veteran Roger Harvey, former COO of Crunch Fitness International, Joins the Technique Fitness, Inc.’s Board of Advisors

CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Technique Fitness, Inc, a leader in online fitness management, announced today that industry veteran Roger Harvey has joined the company's Board of Advisors to spearhead its fitness center personal training management initiative, which is branded as Technique Fitness 'Gym Management Solution' or GMS(TM).

Business and Decision Achieves Certification of ‘Oracle Accelerators for Life Sciences’ for North America

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Business and Decision is one of the few companies to achieve certification on the Oracle Accelerators for Life Sciences. These accelerators will help life sciences companies accelerate time to market to drive profitable innovation, and optimize the demand chain to deliver quality product to customers under constant pressure to reduce costs and meet regulatory requirements.

Windows Complaining of Insufficient Disk Space? EASEUS Helps!

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- As more and more people are used to storing larger size data on the hard drive, it is not unusual to see such the pop-up 'insufficient disk space' or 'low disk space' for system drive or data partition. EASEUS knows insufficient disk space can result in poor performance and slow running of a computer, which would bring some inconvenience to both our life and work.

PETAP LLC Presents the Release of Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs (PETAP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- PETAP LLC presents PETAP.org, an organization that focuses on providing tuition assistance and higher education resources for students. With a national community focus PETAP partners with academic and corporate lending institutions. The objective of PETAP is to include financial and academic resources partnerships at national and local community levels to support and promote higher education.

Backbone Announces Partnership with Paraben Corporation

FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- Backbone Security, the global leader for digital steganography detection tools, is pleased to announce their partnership with Paraben Corporation. Backbone will utilize Paraben's virtual image mounting technology commonly known as P2 eXplorer in the steganography detection tools developed in Backbone's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC).

Cheap Flights to the Hottest Spring and Summer Destinations on CheapOair

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, provides affordable flights for travelers looking to get away this spring and summer. Despite industry news of increasing fares through the summer, travelers can find flights under $199 to popular destinations at CheapOair.

Foreclosures Up by 7 Percent During First Quarter

MIAMI, Fla. -- Bank Foreclosures Sale, an online leader in the foreclosure listings and information industry, reported new statistics for the first quarter show foreclosures are up 7 percent from the most recent quarter, and almost 16 percent from the first quarter of 2009. While the first two months of the year saw relatively low foreclosures, filings surged 19 percent in March, largely accounting for the overall quarterly increase.

13 Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with $30 Million Sold

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The economy may be in a slump, but 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped enough business owners buy and sell $30 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization's prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2009. Each year the GABB, the state's only professional association dedicated to buying and selling business, recognizes the state's outstanding business brokers.

Respondus Releases the StudyMate Mobile Application

REDMOND, Wash. -- Respondus, Inc. announces the availability of two mobile solutions for its StudyMate Class application, enabling students to access interactive study materials from their online courses. Collectively, the mobile offerings for StudyMate Class support the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm Pre, iPod touch, and iPad devices.

Building Engines Reports Continued Expansion with Related Management

BOSTON, Mass. -- Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today reports continued long-term system adoption within Related Management, a division of The Related Companies, Inc., a world-renowned real estate developer, owner and manager based in New York City. The announcement comes after a successful year of adoption and usage across commercial office, retail, and hospitality properties.

James Monk Returns to the Commercial HVAC Business and Opens Aircon Experts, Inc.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- James Monk, a 38 year veteran of the HVAC industry in Central Arkansas has started a new company, Aircon Experts, Inc. to service the heating and cooling needs of commercial clients throughout Central Arkansas. With a focus on commercial projects only, Aircon Experts, Inc. will provide services for new construction, remodels and retrofits.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards New Release Wine and Music Festival

SONOITA, Ariz. -- Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Second Annual Arizona Wine and Music Festival with the release of three new wines on May 1 and 2, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To mark the occasion, the winery is hosting a wine festival, featuring wine tasting and tours, live music performed by Jeordie, from noon to 2 p.m. and Andy Hersey, from 2 to 5 p.m. The day's events will also include numerous vendors from the Sierra Vista Farmer's Market.

Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hands.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2010.

CMI Completes First Quarter Expansion of Project Management Team

ATLANTA, Ga. -- CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added three new professionals to its project management team: Alisa Hamilton as senior project manager, and Matt Orenstein and Nicole Stover as assistant project managers. CMI is a full-service marketing research company that creates competitive advantages for clients by turning research data into strategic insights and recommendations that drive business results.

MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline Extended

MARSHALL, Mo. -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that the deadline for the 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process, has been extended to accept preliminary submissions until May 8th, 2010.

Diamond Expert Brian Gavin Launches Engaging State-of-the-Art Web Site and a More Personalized Diamond Buying Experience

HOUSTON, Texas -- Brian Gavin, fifth generation diamond cutter and creator of his internationally renowned Signature Hearts and Arrows diamond brand, has launched a new state-of-the-art and visually exciting Web site that offers diamond buyers the perfect balance between a highly personalized shopping experience and an extensive selection of quality original and custom jewelry designs.

New Book ‘Papal Rogues’ by Author Ron Wilk is Now Available at Major Book Sellers

MIAMI, Fla. -- 'Papal Rogues' (ISBN: 978-1936183029), the debut thriller by author Ron Wilk is now available on Amazon.com, ronwilkfiction.com, and through book stores nationwide. Papal Rogues is published by Langdon Street Press and draws the reader into the clandestine underbelly of corporate America, the U.S. Military and most shockingly -- the Vatican.

Georgia Real Estate Commission Chairman to Speak to Business Brokers on Licensing

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Buying or selling most businesses requires a license, and Robert Love, chair of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, will speak to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers about state licensing requirements at the group's monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m.

IDS and Primary Capital Mortgage Collaborate to Streamline Disclosures in Wake of RESPA Reform

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- International Document Services (IDS) and Primary Capital Mortgage have teamed up to minimize the lender's RESPA-related initial disclosures and closing document challenges. IDS is a mortgage document preparation vendor for closing documents, initial disclosures and reverse documents. Primary Capital Mortgage is an Atlanta based residential mortgage banking firm.

Foreclosure Rates on the Rise Across the Nation

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Data published by ForeclosureListings comparing March 2010 to February 2010 shows that Florida and Georgia had an important increase in foreclosure rates at 21.26 percent and 20.14 percent respectively. Michigan, one of the economically hardest-hit by the recession and a leading state in the number of foreclosure states surprisingly had only a .44 percent rise in foreclosures for the same time period.

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