Saturday, September 22, 2018
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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

Obama is ‘Chocolate Jesus’ According to Los Angeles City Official

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Glenn Beck is promoting citizen journalism, busting ACORN for advising a prostitute with housing. Patrick Duff and Craig Rubin are hoping for the same type of government action by exposing what they feel is government corruption. Rubin and Duff are both religious leaders that provide medical marijuana in the City of Los Angeles.

Hazmat Training Comes to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the Department of Toxic Substances Control, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Los Angeles on October 13 - 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Del Mar DataTrac adds Mortgage Lending Expert Mark Todd as DMD Product Line Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Del Mar DataTrac (DMD), the leading provider of affordable loan automation solutions for mortgage lenders, banks and credit unions, has tapped mortgage lending veteran Mark Todd as a DMD Product Line Manager. Todd has more than 18 years' mortgage lending management experience, including nearly a decade at the C-level. For more than five years he was co-owner and COO of a mortgage lender producing in excess of $2 billion annually.

9th Annual Norton Wine and Bluegrass Festival October 3rd and 4th, 2009

MIDDLEBURG, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Visit Chrysalis Vineyards (Middleburg, Virginia) in the midst of harvest and experience their hottest festival of the year. Enjoy bluegrass pickings throughout the weekend with Jackass Flats (former Virginia State Bluegrass Champs), Hickory Ridge, and Lisa Kay Howard; meet artisans, craft and food vendors; take a hay ride vineyard tour; and enjoy a special 9-wine tasting with commemorative take home glasses - and more!

Groundbreaking Bio Jet Fuel Agreement Announced

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioJet Corporation (formerly JatrophaBioJet) and E85 LLC jointly announced today that they have executed a Bio-SPK forward contract for the sale by BioJet and the purchase by E85 of 4 million barrels of aviation bio jet fuel. 'Bio-SPK' is now the proper aviation industry term for bio jet fuel and the fuel delivered under this contract will meet ASTM International specifications. Other than quantity, the terms of the contract were undisclosed.

The 10 Major Mistakes Job Hunters Make, and How You Can Avoid Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 35 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven't looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ITS, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things and could easily adjust their approach to get more interviews and offers.

ACANA Endorses NBAA Publication of Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) has formally endorsed the recent National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) publication: NBAA Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering. This publication provides confirmation that the NBAA recognizes the value that brokers bring to the business aviation community ACANA wishes to acknowledge this industry milestone and stands behind the movement for setting high standards for the brokering community.

Small Business Transaction Expert Speaks October 2 at Georgia Association of Business Brokers Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The difference between profit and loss can sometimes boil down to understanding the balance sheets, tax codes and accounting. Nationally known expert Monty Walker will lead seminars in understanding business financial statements and transaction tax code at the Georgia Association of Business Brokers state-wide Fall Conference on October 2, 2009 in Atlanta.

Foreclosure Homes are More than Affordable for Potential Home Buyers Today

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Good news for people who want to buy properties across the nation: ForeclosureRepos has new statistics posted online that give an average price of single family homes, condos, and even duplex or triplex properties. These figures are based on an average sale of foreclosures across the nation.

Unified Communications Market Revenue to Top $87 Billion Over Five Years, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The enterprise market for unified communications (UC) is expected to generate nearly 87-billion in revenue worldwide over the next five years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. UC provides a solution that knits together the various access options currently being used to reach an individual including the conventional telephone network, Voice over IP (VoIP) calling, email, fax, instant messaging (IM) and conferencing using wireless and wireline media.

Good Deal for Buyers: Foreclosure Home Prices Still Dropping in Several States

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to ForeclosureDataOnline, many states are still seeing a drop in foreclosure housing prices despite improvements in many parts of the United States. These statistics suggest investors and home buyers might want to hold out just a bit longer when buying foreclosure property in some states.

Announcing Wine Swirl, the Most Effective Patented Wine Aerator, Dramatically Improves Wine in Minutes

PORTLAND, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wine Swirl LLC announces release of the most effective patented method of wine aeration. Wine Swirl® provides breakthrough results to wine lovers through its innovative aeration method. Unlike wine aerators that use a single pour through a funnel, Wine Swirl's sustained aeration method is truly transformative and improves all red wine regardless of cost. More efficient than decanting, Wine Swirl aerates red wine in minutes.

Long Term Care Seminars in Dayton, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus – Free to Public

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This month USAA and LTCFP are presenting a free 45-minute seminar that highlights the critical need for long-term care insurance and presents the various public and private financing options that are available. It will be held at multiple times in 4 Ohio cities. The general public, including military personnel, are invited to attend.

Enhance Desktop and Server Performance with Easeus Partition Master – Magic Hard Drive Partition Manager Software

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EASEUS Software Group, the leading provider of innovative, reliable, and affordable software solutions in the field of storage management, data security and data recovery, has been offering their hard disk drive partitioning and partition manager for desktop and laptop users to enhance PCs or servers' performance for years. Its solutions allow users to resize, move, copy, create, delete hard drive partitions, and redistribute free disk space - and more - in simple ways no matter if you are using a desktop and/or laptop.

myEnergyLoan Sponsors mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow to Promote Green Residential Lending Alternatives

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Green residential mortgage lending network myEnergyLoan founder and president Jeff Cole will present 'Green Lending - Financing the Shift' as a sponsor of mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow on October 8, 2009. mXpo.net is the first mortgage industry-sponsored virtual tradeshow, conference and educational content event being conducted October 7 - 8, just days before the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) annual conference.

ReverbNation and Audiolife Create the ‘Reverb Store’ – the Ultimate E-Commerce Solution for Artists and Labels in the New Music Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverbNation, the leading marketing platform for more than 450,000 artists, labels, managers and venues, has partnered with Audiolife, the leader in direct-to-fan eCommerce, to create the Reverb Store. The Reverb Store is a complete direct-to-fan eCommerce offering that is accessible to every ReverbNation artist at no charge. The Reverb Store allows artists and record labels to design an unlimited number of physical and digital products online.

‘Dear Graduate’ Book Author Urges Parental Vigilance in Advance of New Federal Credit Card Rules

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government is clamping down on the Wild West of credit card issuing to young adults when tough new regulations go into effect in February 2010, and Brett Handler couldn't be happier. Handler, author of 'Dear Graduate' (ISBN-13: 978-0-615-29936-5, Dreamstar Publishing), the innovative new book and CD for young adults about financial responsibility, has been railing against credit card companies' injudicious card issuing practices for years.

The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.

Pitch Control TV – Mixtape DVD Vol. 3 in Stores September 29th!

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the 3rd Coast to the East Coast and now nestled back home in the South, Pitch Control TV Mixtape DVD series traveled to the East Coast to be recognized as a part of Country Rap Tunes: The 3rd Coast/Dirty South Film Festival held in Harlem, premiering PCTV's Mixtape DVD Volume III, which will be released and in stores Tuesday, September 29th.

Titan Lenders Corp Taps Janet Manning for Mortgage Lending Outsource Services Business Development

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Lenders Corp (TLC) has added Janet Manning as vice president focused on business development for its back office and mortgage fulfillment services to mortgage bankers. Manning, a 25+ year mortgage lending veteran, was president of mortgage document preparation provider Tradewinds for 15 years, and served as a senior executive with a global outsource services provider until early this year.

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