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Senator Hagel – Sir, You Bleed Just Like the Rest of Us

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and Gospel singer Bob Miller, a registered Republican who has been attacked several times and even suffered a superficial knife wound after making an anti-Bush speech in 2004 that became widely known and published as ‘Democracy Took the Day Off’ said today.

New Book Presents Evidence Proving Pre-Columbian Chinese Maritime Survey of the World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Anatole Andro spent two-and-a-half years evaluating Chinese and European historical documents pertaining to the alleged Ming Chinese circumnavigation of the world one hundred years before the great European explorations. The author found that not only did such evidence exist, historians and investigators had knowledge of it. Many even commented on some of the evidence, then provided tenuous explanations for it, ignored it, or supplanted it.

City Network, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreements for Financing

TAIPEI, Taiwan – August 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — City Network, Inc. (Amex: CSN), a company that designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of broadband and wireless Internet access solutions and consumer electronic products, announced today that it has entered a securities purchase agreement to sell to a United States accredited investor two secured convertible notes, each in $125,000 principal amount, maturing six months from their respective dates of issuance.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

First American Nationwide Documents Partners with ComplianceEase to Deliver Automated Mortgage Compliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 18, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First American Nationwide Documents, NYSE: FAF, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies; and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., announced today a strategic alliance to integrate ComplianceEase’s ComplianceAnalyzer(TM) with First American’s Document Management System, FAF, First American

In the New Age of VoIP and Telephone Number Portability ‘Promotional Telephone Numbers’ Online Registry Helps Businesses Find Hard to Get Vanity Phone Numbers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Promotional Telephone Numbers, in association with its sister website Vanitytel.com, today announced the launch of their new online service designed to make it easier for business and professionals to find and obtain desirable and memorable telephone numbers which are compatible with their business.

New Almanac Predicts Early Spring, Low Wheat Harvest and Frequent Insomnia in 2006

TORONTO, Ontario – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ginseng Press announces the release of ‘The Chinese Almanac 2006.’ The almanac predicts, among other things, that this coming winter will be mild and spring will arrive early, but spring and summer will be abnormally cool. Beans and corn will grow well but wheat will not. Insomnia and heart problems will be common health concerns.

Senator Van de Putte Named President-Elect of National Conference of State Legislators

AUSTIN, TX and SEATTLE, Wash. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) is being named President-Elect of the prestigious National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Friday at their annual conference in Seattle, Washington. Van de Putte, the first Hispanic and the first Texan ever named President-Elect of the organization, will assume the Presidency of the organization next year.

FILED UNDER: Awards and Honors | Business
 

Shakespeare’s True Story – University Seminar Applauds ‘The Monument’

PORTLAND, Ore. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shakespeare scholars attending a week-long Concordia University seminar concluded that the great poet-dramatist revealed the most significant chapter of his life in the Sonnets of 1609, as explained in the new 918-page edition by Hank Whittemore entitled The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (Meadow Geese Press, ISBN: 0966556453), published this year.

CorEdge Networks Demonstrates Low-Latency Ethernet Switches at Hot Interconnects Symposium

SAN RAMON, Calif. – August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CorEdge Networks, Inc., a leader and innovator in ATCA (Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture) and MicroTCA switching equipment, will showcase two low-latency non-blocking Ethernet switches with demonstrated performance of under 3.5 microsecond delay at the 13th annual IEEE Symposium on high performance interconnects. The Hot Interconnects show will take place on August 17~19, 2005 at the William R. Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford University in California.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

New Board Game Features Celebrity Criminals and Liberals

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today a new board game ‘Capital Punishment’ with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals. It has also re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file, originally banned in the 80’s.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment
 

25 Security Industry CEOs and Presidents Share Their Views on Growth Trends and the Business of Security

NEW YORK CITY, NY – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 10th consecutive year, the Securing New Ground(TM) (SNG) Conference will bring together more industry leaders and investors than any other security industry conference. On November 16 & 17, more than 25 Presidents and CEOs from the security industry’s leading suppliers, integrators and investors will present their views on business trends and the investment outlook for the security industry.

Waymon Lefall Brings a Missing Piece of African American History to Children’s Book, ‘The Legend of Jocko’

BALTIMORE, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — His book shares the little known, inspirational story of a 12-year-old, African American boy named Jocko who sacrificed his life for our country. According to LeFall, young Jocko’s moment of sacrifice, came just when George Washington faced defeat during the Revolutionary War, and headed across the Delaware River to Trenton, New Jersey to attack the British. As legend goes, Jocko, who had crossed the Delaware earlier along with volunteer troops, offered to guard Washington’s horses so that they would be there waiting for him. Only, by the time Washington made it across the icy river, Jocko had frozen to death.

City of Adel Completes Wireless Internet Expansion – Southlink.us Connects Cities in Cook County, Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camvera Networks, a wireless systems integrator, operator, and provider of fixed wireless Internet access solutions for small municipalities, today announced the expansion of Adel, Georgia’s wireless Internet system, Southlink.us, that will cover most of Cook County, Georgia. This expansion will provide a ‘wireless last mile solution’ utilizing non-line-of-sight (NLOS) wireless technologies for coverage outside the city limits of Adel to surrounding areas including the City of Lenox, GA – the first city beyond Adel to obtain the new Southlink service. Additional expansion to other nearby cities is also planned.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

SPI Litigation Direct Names Calano to Head U.S. EDD Operations

AUSTIN, TX – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SPI Litigation Direct LLC has promoted Richard Calano director of electronic data discovery operations in the United States. Based in the company’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, he will be responsible for EDD data analysis and reporting, EDD production operations and EDD production quality assurance.

Welfare Game Banned in the 80’s is Back – Game with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals Also Released

ANNAPOLIS, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today that it has re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file. New ‘Game-to-Personal-Printer’ concept introduced.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Trippin’ Tune Tattooz Cover More Than The iPod

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a while iPod owners have cured their white iPod blues with iPod tattoos, a thin colorful iPod skin that wraps around a majority of the iPods surface. iPod tattoos are a great way for iPod owners to be unique and their tattooed iPods themselves look great, but what about the accessories? Snap on an iTrip (by Griffin Technology) and something looks out of place. The answer, iPod tattoos with matching accessory tattoos. Matrix Productions, Inc. has re-released its complete line of TuneTattooz brand tattoos for the iPod Mini with an additional tattoo that covers the iTrip Mini.

FILED UNDER: Electronics | Technology
 

Brokers of All Sorts Flock to eBay to Bid on (877) BROKERS Toll Free and Domain

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Holy Grail of toll free numbers for brokers – (877) BROKERS – is up for auction on eBay by seller Nader Anise. It is item # 7537987363. Experts believe this may be one of the highest selling toll free numbers ever auctioned on eBay. The domain name, www.1-877-brokers.com, is also included as part of the package.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Holy Pierogi: Fried Image of Christ Sold to Online Casino

POINT PLACE, OH – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adding to an already eclectic collection of religious oddities and other weird items, online casino GoldenPalace.com paid $1,775 USD to win an eBay auction for a pierogi that bears the image of Jesus Christ.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Floating Mid-air Video Display Hits Market – Heliodisplay

SO. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IO2 Technology today announced the release of its Heliodisplay(TM) projector, which projects video onto thin air. IO2 Technology creates and commercializes next-generation display technologies, and the Heliodisplay(TM), is the first such device released by the company. This revolutionary technology displays any video source in full, high-resolution color in free space, without need for a screen.

Pro-Pot Republican and Presidential Candidate Publishes Book, ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW is sure to be one of the most controversial publications of 2005. CraigX has worked with Star magazine and written for High Times magazine and this book, 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) is a combination of the two genres with a prophetic message. As the owner of America’s premier hemp store, 2000B.C., CraigX was arrested standing up for his Free Speech rights. He went to court with attorney, Eric Shevin, and won the right to call a water pipe a ‘bong.’

Jonna Gill Couture Jewelry Launches Web Boutique

NEW YORK, NY – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonna Gill LLC, a Greenwich Village, New York City based designer, specializing in the design and creation of fine couture jewelry, luxury apparel and elegant home accessories, today announced the launch of her Web boutique at www.JonnaGill.com, offering the same couture quality to customers worldwide.

Are You Paying Another Company’s Phone Bills? Let’s Talk about Errors in Your Phone Bills

ORLANDO, Fla. – August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barbara Clements, President of Auditel Inc. of Florida, recommends taking a closer look at your communication bills. Your bills may have hidden charges and telecom contracts that were signed without Management approval. With increased mergers, acquisitions, changes in Phone Company billing systems, telecom costs are on the rise. It’s time for Management and their Accounts Payable Department to be on the alert for errors, over-billings, and tariff violations.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Battle-Stained Bandage Sold On eBay

PARIS, FRANCE – August 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tying together the past and present, the authentic bandage that was used to treat the head injury of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from the 1973 October War was sold on eBay to popular online casino GoldenPalace.com for $10,000. The seller claims to be the son of an army medic who changed Sharon’s bandage and kept the bloodstained one as a souvenir.

FILED UNDER: Auction
 

Universist Movement places Christianity in Question on August 23, Southern Baptists Respond

LOUISVILLE, KY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evangelical Christianity, which depends on the literal veracity of the Bible, has become a critical element in today’s most important public policy issues. In light of the questions raised by the latest Biblical scholarship and provocative films like ‘The God Who Wasn’t There,’ has the Christian faith lost its historical underpinnings? What should be the role of Christian faith in American society and politics? In another chapter of the culture wars, on August 23 the Universist Movement will ask a distinguished panel these and other questions critical to our times.

FILED UNDER: Religion and Churches
 

Bush’s Plan for Israel to Quit the Gaza Strip Will Ignite Terror in the West Says Israel National Radio’s Rabbi Tovia Singer

NEW YORK, NY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The destruction of twenty-five Jewish communities in Gaza and northern Samaria jeopardizes the security of the United States and its allies, and places the existence of the State of Israel in immanent danger,’ states Rabbi Tovia Singer, host of Israel Nation Radio’s Tovia Singer Show.

FILED UNDER: Broadcasting | Entertainment
 

Satin Sheet-A-Gram’s Satin Sheet Gift Sets Send a Message of Love and Caring

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Satin Sheet-A-Gram today announced the launch of their new twist on the time-honored candy gram; satin sheet gift sets that say ‘I love you’ with a good night’s sleep. Unlike sweets that cause weight gain or flowers that die within days of being received, a Satin Sheet-A-Gram(R) is a healthy, restorative, enduring, and luxurious reminder of love, caring, celebration, or romance.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Portellus and ComplianceEase Form Strategic Partnership

IRVINE and BURLINGAME, Calif. – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Portellus Inc., a leading provider of technology tools and services for the financial services industry, and ComplianceEase(R), a division of LogicEase Solutions Inc., a premier provider of regulatory compliance and risk management solutions, announced the formation of a strategic partnership that has integrated ComplianceEase’s automated compliance solution, ComplianceAnalyzer(tm) into the Compliance Engine of Portellus’ Loan Origination System (LOS).

South African All-Natural Appetite Suppressant Getting a Dirty Name – What You Need to Know Before You Buy

TORONTO, Canada – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Health Supplements (Canada) Inc., a Western Cape licensed importer of South African hoodia gordonii and Internet retailer of HoodiaHoodia thinks this all-natural appetite suppressant is the most incredible discovery in the weight loss industry – but beware, hoodia scams are all around.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) Announces Upcoming Annual Benefit Music Festival, Divafest 9

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.

Training Failure Translates Into Squandered Capital That No Company Can Afford to Lose in Next Decade – People

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington-based training and consulting company, VIP Innovations announced today, the imminent release of ‘Conversations in Success’ (ISBN1-932863-85-0), a new book that features in-depth interviews with accomplished entrepreneurs and business professionals. The book is co-authored by Eva Jenkins, a leading authority on human capital management and the driving force at VIP Staffing and VIP Innovations.

National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys Enters into Strategic Alliance with America’s Leading Long Term Care Insurance Brokerage

KIRKLAND, Wash. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Partners LLC, the only national, agent-owned long term care insurance brokerage in the U.S., today announced a strategic alliance with the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. The arrangement will, in effect, make it easier for the lawyers to save their clients money. ‘They see the strong connection between health insurance and wealth assurance,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

Fresh Apparel Upstart Artificial Flavor Synthesizes New Line of Men’s Underwear Suitable for Mass Consumption

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artificial Flavor, LLC, has announced the release of their debut line of men’s underwear that caters to the fashion-forward set of today’s style conscious man. They are coming off a successful fashion show at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye venue, and have just launched their ecommerce website bolstered by a dedicated email campaign designed to drive customers to the site.

PC Kidz LLC, a Tyler, Texas Based Children’s Computer Education Company Announces the Sale of its Third Franchise in Texas

TYLER, TX – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jayn Higgins of Arlington, TX will be the managing owner of PC Kidz West Metro, the third company franchise in Texas. The new franchise will serve the western sector of the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex which includes the central, western and southern portion of Tarrant and all of Johnson county. The company will continue to offer computer education classes to preschool and school age children through public and private preschools and early education programs.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

New ReLuma Beautifully Blends Science and Technology to Rejuvenate Aging Skin

MIAMI, Fla. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Advanced Therapeutic Solutions, LLC (ATS), excitement is running skin deep when it comes to ReLuma. The next generation in bio-engineered skincare has arrived and ATS is banking on physician and consumer preference for safe, effective, non-irritating human growth factors to treat aging and photo-damaged skin.

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded Phase II SBIR Grant for Drug Discovery

MALVERN, PA – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reaction Biology Corporation (‘RBC’) today announced that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to apply its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery.

New Floors That Creak and Look Like Those From an Old Southern Mansion for ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C.

VENTURA, Calif. and KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patina Old World Floors was instructed by their client to create floors to look like they came from an old Southern mansion and creak like such old floors should. By using old world hand finishing methods coupled with modern technology, they did exactly that for the new 5 star luxury resort, ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C. that opened in the second half of 2004.

Lobraus CEO to Address Hong Kong International Logistics Conference

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – August 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lobraus Trade Finance Corp today announced that their Founder and CEO, Renato Ferreira, will be a key speaker at the Hong Kong International Logistics Conference being held at the Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong, September 14-15, 2005.

FILED UNDER: Banking | Finance
 

Oliso, Inc. Launches Revolutionary Touch&Glide Iron

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oliso, Inc., announced the release of its Touch&Glide(tm) iron today. Oliso CEO, Ehsan Alipour, said ‘We are very excited to see the rollout of our first product. I think our innovation will redefine the experience of ironing.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Product Launches
 

100 Painted Cows Storm Florida – Better to Paint Cows Than Eat Them

SARASOTA, Fla. – August 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A surreal display of marketing creativity can be seen 2.3 miles east of I-75 on Fruitville Rd. in Sarasota, Florida – 100 cows grazing in a field, with a website address painted on their bodies and several even painted completely purple. No, this isn’t an excerpt from a Hunter S. Thompson novel; it’s the latest and most unusual marketing campaign by GoldenPalace.com.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Protect Your Family and Children With a Water Safety Throw!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is a tragedy we hear about every spring and summer – a child drowns in a retention pond or pool in a nearby neighborhood. With most medium to large cities having 1000s of retention-ponds, every parent and homeowner should be prepared in case such a tragedy happens in his or her neighborhood! Now available from Sams Technical Publishing is the Fox40 Water Safety Throw. This is the perfect item to have on hand if you have a swimming pool or retention pond nearby.