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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

Tweet Tracking Site Helps Chile Relief Agencies Save Lives

MAULE, Chile (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A woman uses her Twitter account to plead for help in locating her missing daughter - and finds her. An aid group puts out an urgent call for water sanitation equipment. A church group with food to offer asks for storage space in the earthquake-devastated city of Concepcion. A new site created by the World Mind Network and Chilean Earthquake Relief helps make these stories happen.

California Grandmother Seeks City’s Approval to Offer Medical Cannabis at Store

CAPITOLA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Should medical cannabis be for sale in Capitola? One woman thinks so. On February 25, 2010, Capitola resident Marsha Taffett, a 58-year old grandmother, stood at the podium in front of Capitola's City Council to seek their support to open the Herbal Wellness Center of Capitola in the city's commercial district; and to dispense medical cannabis at the retail store.

Compelling Clinical Data Proves VitalStim Therapy Offers Relief from Dysphagia and Swallowing Difficulty

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VitalStim(R) Therapy is a patented-therapy process and equipment system developed specifically to treat dysphagia and patients with difficulty swallowing. And, it's safe and effective. Developed by Marcy L. Freed, MA, CCC-SLP, in response to reports that approximately 15 million Americans live with dysphagia, VitalStim Therapy is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy cleared to market, in December 2002, by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Business Telecommunications Spending Will Hit $146 Billion in 2010, Says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite slowdowns and spending cuts in many industries, overall spending by all US businesses on wired and cellular calling is forecasted to exhibit modest growth over the next five years, says a new market research report from Insight Research. The study predicts that cellular calling will account for nearly 44 percent of the US corporate phone bill for telecommunication services in 2010, and is the only enterprise market segment showing substantial growth.

EASEUS All-in-one Partition Manager Software Helps to Organize and Speed-up Your Hard Disk

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As hard disks grow larger in size, speeding-up and re-organizing the hard disk would save a lot of headache for most computer users; in fact, it is now a good idea to split the space into multiple smaller partitions and keep them better deployed for efficient hard disk management.

CONIX Systems Forms Steering Committee for Xcept Day 1 Exceptions Management Solution

MANCHESTER, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CONIX Systems, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exceptions management tools, announces the creation of the Xcept Day 1 Solution Steering Committee.

County Commissioner Candidate Declares 2010 Census Unconstitutional

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- County Commissioner candidate and former U.S. Marine, Trinity Persful, sparked some controversy this weekend at a Rise & Shine Conservative Breakfast at Dotson's Cafe when he warned Williamson County residents against the federal usurpation of local government by means of the 2010 census. A constitutional conservative, Mr. Persful puts forth that although citizens have an obligation to be rightfully counted for purposes of representation.

Building Engines, Inc. Responds to Struggling Real Estate Market and Announces the ‘NOCOST’ Vacant Building Relief Program

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Building Engines, provider of a comprehensive Web-based operations management solution for owners and managers of all property types, today responded to the struggling real estate market with the launch of a new Vacant Building Relief Program. The program, No Occupancy Carry-Over System Trial (NOCOST), allows owners and managers of vacant buildings to use the Building Engines operations and workflow management system at no cost.

Bank Foreclosures Sale Reports Fewer Foreclosures in January

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New statistics from Bank Foreclosures Sale, a leading online provider of foreclosure listings and information, reveal that foreclosure rates in states across the nation were down significantly during January. Nationally, the number of foreclosures for sale fell by 10 percent from December to January, with a total of 315,710 foreclosure homes reported.

CONIX Systems Unveils Day 1 Exceptions Processing Solution at BAI Payments Connect

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CONIX Systems, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry and a pioneer in the creation of post-Check 21 exceptions management tools, will showcase Xcept, its Day 1 exceptions processing solutions, at the BAI Payments Connect Conference in Kissimmee, Fla., March 1-3 (booth 604).

Noted Trademark Attorney Brian Davis Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP From Alston and Bird

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Brian M. Davis has joined the firm as a partner from Alston and Bird. Mr. Davis specializes in trademark counseling and prosecution, including worldwide trademark clearance and the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark applications.

Memory Training Centers of America Expands its Services to Assisted Living Communities in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Memory Training Centers of America (MTCA, previously referred to as ATMTC) has been providing evaluation, treatment, education and support to individuals suffering from memory impairment and caregivers since 2001. MTCA is the largest provider of cognitive evaluations and memory training services at Assisted Living residences in the Northeast, with more than 20 Centers in assisted living and independent senior retirement communities, as well as nursing care and hospital-based programs.

Frigid Fluid Co. Launches First Bottle Recycling Program for Funeral Industry

NORTHLAKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Frigid Fluid Co., a leading manufacturer of mortuary products, announced this week that it is launching a customer recycling program. In an industry that generates an estimated 2.8 million bottles annually that's a lot of bottles that may ultimately end up in landfills. In the past few years, the green movement has certainly touched the death care industry and there is an ever-increasing public sentiment that greener methods should be available and introduced.

Jonny Harmonic Explores Electronic Rhythms on New Album from Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Introducing Jonny Harmonic, a mysterious musician who has never been seen in public. Some say he is a phantom, some say he is imaginary, but he has a new album from Golosio Publishing called 'We All Love Bright Shiny Things.' All twelve songs on the album were composed and produced by John Scott G of Golosio, with performances by the reclusive Harmonic who would only visit the studio alone and in the middle of the night.

Former Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate Facing Years in Jail Has Trial Date Set

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Craig Rubin, the government literally spent millions of taxpayer's dollars over the past four years trying to send Rubin to jail. This time it for selling one gram of medical marijuana to an undercover officer who entered Rubin's licensed facility with a Doctor's note giving the officer permission to buy cannabis in California. Rubin claims that, after running for mayor, his political enemies decided to torture him. 'I almost died in their custody and now I fear for my friend Jeff Joseph's life.'

CustomXM Wins Arkansas Business 2009 Business of the Year Award (Category 1)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.

Tammy Katz to Present Food Marketing Best Practices at Mid-America Food Processors Association Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tammy Katz, CEO of Katz Marketing Solutions, will present 8 Ways to Grow Your Food Brand with Interactive Marketing and Social Media at the Mid-America Food Processors Association's annual meeting on March 2, at the Embassy Suites in Columbus, Ohio. Midwest food company leaders will attend the meeting to discuss emerging trends in food marketing, labor relations, government regulations, and food safety.

Explore Mars Commends the Obama Administration for Charting New Course for NASA – Calls for Program Details and Specific Timeframes

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.

Jobs Bill Tax Credit Not Enough: More Small Businesses Turn to Business Cash Advances

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The jobs bill approved by the U.S. Senate includes a tax credit meant as a hiring incentive for small business. But small businesses say it's not enough. With many struggling to meet payroll while revenue is down, hiring a new employee in return for a few thousand dollars is not feasible or smart. Businesses are turning instead to small business financing and cash advance providers like Business Cash Advance to stay alive.

Delicious Results for the Creators of the Athletes Snacks for the Winter 2010 Olympics

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the excitement around the Winter Olympics in Vancouver at an all time high, what fuels the constant energy of the athletes? Unique Amenities, creators of the athletes' snacks of the Winter Games, created The Nutritious Snack Combo to do just that. The development team at Unique Amenities was approached by the Olympic production team to create a series of snacks for the athletes that were nutritious, nut-free and presented in compostable packaging.

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