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WhosARat.com Prospers Despite Criticism from Officials

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — WhosARat.com the largest online database of informants and agents, today announced that it has quadrupled in size in just six months despite criticism from members of law enforcement thanks to its overwhelming popularity with attorneys and concerned citizens.

Little Scoops, Inc. Announces Sale of Upcoming Franchises

BLAUVELT, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — LS Franchise Corp. (www.littlescoops.com) co-founders, Michelle Violetto and Tanya Ehrlich, announced today the sale of their first 3 franchises. With the success of the first corporate owned store in Blauvelt, NY and the second corporate store in Pleasantville, NY, Violetto and Ehrlich plan to share their successful business plan with the recent owners of Cranford, NJ; Middletown, NY; and Ridgewood, NJ.

FILED UNDER: Business | Retail and Franchise
 

Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects Enhances Disney Cruise Lines Pirates in the Caribbean Party

LOS ANGELES, CA and PORT CANAVERAL, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects, a world leader in the creation of ultraviolet visual effects for themed architectural and entertainment based venues, today announced that they will provide a UV sensitive scenic mural of a ship for Disney Cruise Lines’ Pirates in the Caribbean party.

McAlister’s Deli Caters To Franchisees With The Tibersoft IQ Cost Control Solution

WESTBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Tibersoft (www.tibersoft.com), the expert in food chain cost control systems, announced today that McAlister’s Corporation, the rapidly growing Mississippi-based quick-casual chain, will implement the Tibersoft IQ solution. The Tibersoft cost control system will provide total visibility of purchasing activity across McAlister’s 23 company-owned and 130 franchise locations in the chain’s ‘own data language.’

Texas Instruments Licenses Impulsesoft’s Bluetooth(R) Multimedia Technology for Mobile Phones

NEW ORLEANS, LA – CTIA Wireless 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ — Impulsesoft announced today that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has licensed Impulsesoft’s iWALTZ multimedia platform for Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(tm). Targeted at handset manufacturers worldwide, the iWALTZ platform from Impulsesoft has been optimized on TI’s Bluetooth single-chip technology enabling mobile phone manufacturers to rapidly bring to market a complete Bluetooth stereo multimedia solution.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Reclaiming A Life – Hottest TV Show, A&E’s Intervention, Mirrors Author’s Experience Reclaiming Her Soul And Her Daughter

NEW FAIRFIELD, CT /Send2Press Newswire/ — The storyline of one of the season’s hottest television shows, A&E’s Intervention is almost a mirror reflection of Lisa J. Whaley’s story told in ‘Reclaiming My Soul From The Lost And Found.’

Nomobobo, Inc. Launches Controversial Scholarship Competition for High School Teens

SEATTLE, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — HSHotties.com, an online community for high school students, is promoting the first of its kind online competition for students to win a college scholarship of up to $20,000 just for being hot. Students submit their photos to judge and be judged by their peers in the hopes of being voted the Hottest High Schooler in America. High School teens may also interact with other students across the nation, win daily and monthly give-a-ways, build relationships and help support charitable organizations.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

For Greater Northwest Medical Group The Future Is Now!

BUFFALO GROVE, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Greater Northwest Medical Group, including eleven Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, treating patients at its Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, and Park Ridge offices, announces its transition from traditional paper medical charts to Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

SoftForYou Releases ‘Customer Request’ Version of Popular Internet Filtering Software

CHAPEL HILL, NC – March 14, 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ — The SoftForYou Company, a vendor of Internet filtering and child safety software products – today announced the release of iProtectYou Pro Version v7.06, the latest version of its highly-regarded, award-winning Internet Filtering / Parental Control software. This version is fully based on requests expressed by customers.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

UVSolutions Announces Breakthrough Design for Portable Instant Water Purification for Travelers, Hikers, Military Personnel, Etc.

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Ultraviolet disinfection technology developed for hospital-use is now available for incorporation in portable water bottles with UVSolutions LLC’s proprietary technology (www.uvs-ultraclean.com).

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Demanding Accountability: Youth Visit State Representatives to Prepare for BYV! Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an effort to leverage the historic youth voter turnout in 2004, a cadre of young activists across the country have identified issues important to them and are visiting state representatives to discuss how they will address those issues. The task is a pre-conference assignment for the Fifth Annual Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) Civic Leadership Conference, Hip Hop Activism: Revolutionizing Black Power, April 7-9, at the National Education Association in Washington, DC.

Doritos Chip That Looks Like The Pope’s Hat Up For Auction

SALEM, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — A Doritos(R) Chip that amazingly resembles the Pope’s Mitre (a.k.a. His Holiness’ ‘really tall hat’) was found in a bag of Doritos ‘Nacho Cheesier Doritos’ this evening, according to The Chadwick family of Salem, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects Take Phoenix’s New Club Palazzo from Wedding Days into Disco Nights

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and PHOENIX, Az. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects (www.wildfirefx.com), a world leader in the creation of ultraviolet visual effects for themed architectural and entertainment based venues, today announced that they will provide UV sensitive dual- image scenic art and high powered UV lighting fixtures for world renowned designer Steven Rodgers’ new club Palazzo, Phoenix’s premiere wedding spot and now hottest nightclub.

Snow Hero of San Bernardinos Gifted With Joy of Skiing

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘All We Need Is a Miracle’ played on the Snow Summit Lodge’s loudspeaker when Bennie LeBeau (local Serrano-Eastern Shoshone), arrived for his ski lesson gift over the weekend. ‘He was treated like a homecoming hero for leading the Big Bear Medicine Wheel Ceremony on November 15th, 2004, which helped restore the magnificent lake, trees, springs, and best snow in 35 years,’ reported Olympic skier, Suzy Chaffee, co-chair of Native Voices Foundation (NVF).

SilverJewelryClub.com Celebrates Grand Opening with a Sterling Gemstone Jewelry Give-Away

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — D.G.P.J., Inc., a Los Angeles based jewelry manufacturing company today announced that in celebration of the launch of their new website, www.SilverJewelryClub.com, they will offer pieces from their newest collection of silver gemstone jewelry for free.

Impulsesoft’s Bluetooth Audio Suite brings Wireless Music to Microsoft Windows(R) Mobile Platform

HANOVER, GERMANY – CeBIT 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ — Impulsesoft, the world’s leading Bluetooth stereo solution company, announced the release of iWALTZ(tm) – Impulsesoft Wireless Audio Suite for Windows(R) Mobile. iWALTZ enables OEMs to bring multimedia phones quicker to market by leveraging Microsoft’s Bluetooth infrastructure and Impulsesoft’s market-leading technology for wireless multimedia.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Somebody Good, Inc. Hires Maura Murphy-Barrosse as Head of Marketing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Somebody Good, Inc. Legal Secretary Referral Service announced today that Maura Murphy-Barrosse has been added to their team as head of marketing. Somebody Good, Inc., based in Culver City, has been has been referring temporary and temp-to-perm legal secretaries and general office personnel to law firms in Los Angeles, Century City, Beverly Hills, West L.A. and the Valley since 2001.

FILED UNDER: Business | Employment and HR
 

Mr. Service Home and Repair Announces New Unlimited Home Service Package Which Includes Plumbing, Electric, and A/C Services

MIAMI, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Mr. Service Home and Repair Corp. (www.mrserviceonline.com), a Miami-based company, which has been developing and delivering high quality outsourced property maintenance solutions for residential property owners since 1998, today announced their new Gold Card membership package which includes unlimited plumbing, electric and A/C service for one low membership fee of $199 a year.

FILED UNDER: Real Estate
 

Hip Hop Newcomer Chopper to Promote New Line of Rap Snacks

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Bad Boy recording artist Chopper, a.k.a. Young City of the worldwide platinum rap group ‘Da Band,’ recently signed on as the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group (www.evansfood.com) and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia.

FILED UNDER: Food and Beverage
 

Group Midwest Adds Innovative Allworx Products to Its Lineup

ROCHESTER, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Allworx(R) partners with Group Midwest. Group Midwest, a worldwide leader in telecommunications and information technologies products, has expanded its product range with the popular Allworx portfolio.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Sharrow Group Helps Home Builders Assess the Cost of Turnover

ROCHESTER, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ – Sharrow Group, a national executive search and consulting firm serving the home building industry, announces an innovative, online Turnover Cost Calculator to help builders understand the true impact of turnover on their bottom line. With home building turnover averaging 20 to 25% annually, successful companies know the competitive advantage of reducing its cost.

Small Businesses Pioneer the Use of Video in On-line Marketing

CINCINNATI, OH /Send2Press Newswire/ — One might not expect small businesses to be pushing the envelope in terms of using video to market online, but they are. Small to mid-size businesses nationwide have turned to Internet Video Commercials for the first time this year. ‘The use of internet video as a promotional tool is one of the fastest growing segments of the internet,’ explains Jim Schmidt, president of eMediaGroup, Inc.

Michigan Families Support Their Local Schools with Help from Net4Kids

ROSE CITY, MI /Send2Press Newswire/ — Net4Kids.com, a division of Michigan based M-33 Access, today announced the launch of their Dial-Up Internet Access Program for Michigan families which donates 10% of their monthly service rate to a Michigan school of their choice.

CorEdge Networks To Demonstrate Industry’s First AdvancedTCA-Compliant Cutaway Carrier Card

SAN RAMON, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — CorEdge Networks, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports network switching equipment; over $30M has been invested since 2000 by private equity investors to develop CorEdge technology and products. CorEdge will be demonstrating a working prototype of its AdvancedTCA-compliant cutaway carrier card at the PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) pavilion (booth #657) at the CTIA Wireless 2005 trade show in New Orleans on March 14-16, 2005 at the Ernet N. Morial Convention center.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for New York Computer Technology Firm S & R Network Consulting

NEW YORK, NY and TORRANCE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a leading New York computer network and database integration firm, S & R Network Consulting (www.sr-network.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.

90-year-old Women’s Peace Organization Sees Middle East Peace, Water Resources as Key Issues: New Programs Launched on International Women’s Day

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is launching two new cutting-edge programs to mark the celebration of International Women’s Day, 2005. This begins its tenth decade of organizing to end war. WILPF has addressed the root causes of war and called for negotiated settlements to end them since its founding at The Hague in 1915.

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Top Ten ‘Once In A Lifetime’ Trips – Baby Boomers Acquiring More Experiences, Less Assets, in 2005

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — iExplore (www.iExplore.com) announced today a list of Top Ten ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Trips, as determined by unique travel inquiries at iExplore over the last year.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Ukraine’s Maidan International Election Observation Group: Moldovan Parliamentary Elections Flawed

KYIV, Ukraine /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Maidan International Election Observation Group (the Maidan Group) believes that some parts of the Parliamentary Election in the Republic of Moldova were free and democratic but with violations reported in several parts of the country.

Christian Author to Bill Moyers: Renounce Campbell or Christ

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — In an open letter to Bill Moyers sent today, author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. of Solving Light Books, has called upon the PBS icon to cease promoting the work of atheist mythologist Joseph Campbell or renounce Christ, one or the other.

The Restaurant Review(tm) Launches Dallas/Fort Worth Edition of Successful New England On-line Restaurant Directory

MANSFIELD, MA and DALLAS, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Restaurant Review today announced the launch of the Dallas, TX edition of the Restaurant Review restaurant directory. The Web site www.restreview.com has an entertaining and innovative approach to locating the perfect restaurant. Gourmet magazine style content, food and wine related news, cookbook reviews and a multi-media directory of hundreds of restaurants provide a source for the growing number of people who choose where they dine by using on-line resources.

Dr. Barry J. Kaplan Published for Breast Augmentation Using Only Local Anesthesia

WINTER PARK, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Kaplan Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. is pleased to announce that its founder and director, Barry J. Kaplan, D.O., was published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for an original article.

School for Autism Receives International Award

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The New England Center For Children (NECC) of Southborough, MA has been chosen to receive the 2005 SABA Award for Enduring Programmatic Contributions in Behavior Analysis. NECC (www.necc.org) will accept the prestigious award at the opening event of the 31st Annual Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) Convention, Saturday, May 28, 2005 in Chicago.

FILED UNDER: Education and Schools
 

Los Angeles County Coroner Launches E-Commerce Site??

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — ‘Skeletons in the Closet’ is the Los Angeles County Coroner’s gift shop, now online at www.LACORONER.com. Located in the administration building of the Department of Coroner, the gift shop helps fund the department’s special programs and public relations efforts. Some of these programs include the Youthful Drunk Driving Visitation Program (YDDVP), a court ordered alternative sentencing program for youthful offenders.

Mexico’s Largest Restaurant Company Retains Quantified Marketing Group

ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Known as the nation’s only full-service strategic marketing and public relations firm exclusively focused on the restaurant industry, Orlando-based Quantified Marketing Group has crafted a niche that has dramatically increased revenues over the last year. The company’s growth received a significant boost when Mexico’s largest restaurant company recently announced that Quantified Marketing Group was named its outsourced marketing department.

Man Who Was Dead for 90 Minutes Recounts Journey to Heaven in New Book

GRAND RAPIDS, MI /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book, ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4; $12.99). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.

FILED UNDER: Religion and Churches
 

Pretrieve(tm) Puts Public Records at the Public’s Fingertips

ATLANTA, GA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Pretrieve (www.pretrieve.com) today announced the launch of their free, comprehensive public record search engine, making the collection of information about people and businesses from free internet sources more efficient and accessible to consumers. Pretrieve’s unique service connects researchers to a variety of county, state, and national public records through categorized links that deliver users directly to their search results, not just the homepages.

There is Life After Death

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book from Revell (a division of Baker Publishing Group) entitled ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.

Global Medical Research Announces Breakthrough Technology to Prevent Post-Surgical Adhesions

ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Global Medical Research, LLC (www.gmrllc.com), a Central Florida-based company dedicated to developing and commercializing intellectual properties that address problems in the biomedical field, today announced the launch of breakthrough technology designed to prevent post surgical adhesions. GMR’s Internal-Tissue Engineered Membrane Product (i-TEMP(tm)), is now poised for advanced phase animal testing to support the expectations of a broad spectrum of uses.

Maryland Author’s Book Selected for National Recognition by Barnes and Noble

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Barnes and Noble Bookstores has announced ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble’ by Annapolis author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. as one of five books selected for special recognition nationwide during its Small Press Celebration throughout March. The publisher, Solving Light Books, is also located in Annapolis.

Euro Leaders Support Native American Olympic Inclusion

VEYSONNAZ, Switzerland and ASPEN, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — At French Princess Caroline Murat’s recent ‘1st Ski and Music Festival in Veysonnaz’ (part of 4 valleys, including Verbier), a team of Europe’s Who’s Who stepped up to champion Native American inclusion in future Olympic Games as Sovereign Nations, announced Native Voices Foundation (NVF).