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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

Viral YouTube Sensation ‘Duck Song’ Waddling into Hearts of Teens

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What music are teens into these days? Taylor Swift? Sure. Jonas Brothers? You bet. Beyonce? Absolutely. A simple children's song about a duck asking for grapes at a lemonade stand? Yup. As unlikely as it sounds, 'The Duck Song,' the lead song on Bryant Oden's debut CD 'Songdrops: 30 Songs for Kids' (being released Nov. 1st through Songdrops.com) has been all the rage in schools across the U.S. and beyond.

Advanced U.S. Clinical Trial Confirms Single-Agent Efficacy of Rexin-G in Metastatic Pancreas Cancer: All Endpoints Achieved

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies confirms the first real breakthrough for pancreatic cancer seen in years; publishes a landmark report of tumor-targeted Rexin-G as stand-alone therapy in chemotherapy-resistant pancreatic cancer. Following Phase I studies at the Mayo Clinic, which affirmed the general safety of Rexin-G, advanced U.S. Phase I/II studies were undertaken, which included a Phase II efficacy component and examined progressive dose escalations of Rexin-G.

Foreclosure Inventory Remains at All-time High

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank Foreclosures Sale reports that 'Making Home Affordable,' a $75 billion federal government-backed initiative to keep up to seven to nine million Americans in their homes by preventing avoidable foreclosures, may have an uphill battle.

LesGaiCineMad in Madrid – Last Minute Hotel Deals at LateRooms.com

MANCHESTER, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LateRooms.com, film fans only have a few weeks to wait until Madrid becomes the center of the cinematic world, as it will be hosting the 2009 edition of LesGaiCineMad during November. Now in its 13th year, the showcase is set to take place between October 29th and November 8th and the fact that the number 13 is considered to be unlucky by some people has not impacted on the organizers' enthusiasm for the event.

KnowledgeAdvisors Releases Thought Leading Research on Emerging Informal Learning Measurement Insights and Trends

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today announced it has released new, constructive, research that provides thought leadership on innovative ways organizations in today's economy will implement and measure informal learning to increase speed to competency and optimize learning resources.

Sticky Adhesives Removed from Thermal Print Heads Using The New Dual Action Cleaning Pen now Available from KICTeam

AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The new Dual Action Cleaning Pen, designed to remove stubborn adhesive build up from thermal print heads, is being released today by KICTeam. Using the same convenient marker-style design currently found with the EZ Thermal Printer Cleaning Pen, this new pen has two separate marker nibs to perform two very distinct functions. The first nib carries an adhesive remover to make it possible to easily remove adhesives caused during printing of label stock and linerless labels.

Clinical Remissions in Three Otherwise Intractable Cancers Signal the Progress of Targeted Genetic Medicine

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced more stunning results of its pioneering clinical studies of Rexin-G, the world's first and, so far only, tumor-targeted genetic medicine to be validated in the clinic. Administered as stand-alone therapy in late-stage cases of chemotherapy-resistant cancer, Rexin-G has once again accomplished what standard cancer treatments and even much-touted biologics have failed to do: that is, to bring forth the benefits of remission in otherwise intractable metastatic cancers.

The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch – New Novel Exposes Hollywood Hyper-reality in Intimate Private Investigation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No one is innocent ... not in this town. In this town, the apocalypse has come and gone, lifting the veil of innocence like a great velvet curtain in an old movie house, where the only victims that don't return for the sequel are the gods themselves, struck out long ago by the big blue pencil. In this town, every man, woman, and child takes the limits of his or her own field of vision to be the limits of the world. In his latest novel, 'The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch' (ISBN: 9781440158261), Konrad Ventana explodes the myths behind the Star Machine with a whole new level of intimate private investigation.

Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation's Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.

World Touring Entertainment Brings a Celebration of World Dance to California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Direct from Moscow, Russia, World Touring Entertainment announces The Russian Seasons' Dance Company in a 'Celebration of World Dance' program, directed and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov, star of the Moiseyev Dancers. Performances are scheduled in San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles.

Tariff Software Provider Systrends USA Gains Big by Signing Up Four Major Grid Operators

TEMPE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Systrends USA announces that their Tariff software has been selected by ISO-NE, NYISO, PJM Interconnection and another RTO as the Tariff management solution to comply with FERC Order No. 714. Systrends' Web-based software, eTariff, manages the complex tariff documentation for the Independent System Operator and Regional Transmission Organizations. eTariff is compliant with the North American Energy Standards Board standard.

‘Ardi’s’ 4.4 Million-Year-Old Footsteps Get Modern Day Simulation

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The recent news of 'Ardi,' the oldest and most complete hominid skeleton yet discovered, continues to generate worldwide interest. LifeModeler, Inc. has reason to pay close attention. The company's LifeMOD™ biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved.

Tsoi/Kobus and Associates Wins AIA New England Design Award for Center for Life Science | Boston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter's 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.

Entrepreneur Launches Historic, Code-Cracking Rosetta Stone Replica Project

SEVERN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Classic, LLC is now offering commercially available, hand crafted replicas of the original Rosetta Stone to any interested entity or individual - considered by some to be 'the Rosetta Stone of replicas.' Anyone interested in the fields of archaeology, Egyptology, cryptology, publishing, geology, science, writing, mathematics, translation work and/or languages understands the significance of this famous artifact.

New Satellite Broadband Services for Military Personnel and Defense Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

WARSAW, Poland (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TS2 Satellite Technologies company is introducing new satellite link products to the international market. These types of telecommunication products are mainly used by the companies that execute contracts in the Middle East and Asia, as well as by soldiers that are stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow Adds Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert, and vLender – Registers 1,200 Attendees

AVENTURA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- mXpo.net 2009 Virtual Mortgage Tradeshow, the first mortgage industry-sponsored virtual tradeshow, conference and educational content event being held October 7 - 8, continues to add exhibitors including Del Mar DataTrac, MortgageDashboard, RateAlert and vLender, and has registered more than 1,200 attendees.

Starlight Children’s Foundation Launches New Website as its 3-year Rebranding Process Comes to a Close

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of its 25th anniversary, Starlight Children's Foundation has just unveiled the final piece of its 3-year rebranding initiative with the launch of an overhauled starlight.org and 11 related chapter and office Web sites. The strategic rebranding process also included a name change, logo change, development of a mission statement and tagline, and the creation of a new PSA campaign.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' list, for Q3 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from 'big name' authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Hazmat Training Comes to San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (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 EPA, 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, Oct. 20-22, 2009.

Titan Lenders Corp Adds Vincent Barbour as Director of Capital Strategy and Business Development

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Lenders Corp (TLC) has added Vincent Barbour as director of capital strategy consulting for independent mortgage lenders, community banks and investment capital. In this capacity, Barbour will work with mortgage lenders and warehouse providers to secure additional funding capacity by identifying funding sources, preparing credit and collateral packages, evaluating back office operations and securing new credit facility offers.

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