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Class Action Suits Filed Against Insurance Giants For Non-Payment of Hurricane Claims

PENSACOLA, Fla. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Florida homeowners, who suffered substantial property damage as a result of last year’s Hurricane Ivan, have filed class action lawsuits against their insurance companies for refusing to pay on their claims. Attorneys Samuel Bearman and Edward Zebersky filed the suits on behalf of the plaintiffs.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. to Sponsor Personal Democracy Forum Conference: Ravi Singh to Speak on New Technologies for Campaigns

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Campaign technology company, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., today announced its sponsorship of the Personal Democracy Forum Conference. The event is taking place today at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center in New York City. The second annual conference will bring together online technology experts and political insiders to discuss new trends in political technology. Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., will be a featured speaker at the event.

Hangman Products Announces Two New Products: The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hangman Products is pleased to announce two new products, The Safety Rail and the Universal Hanger. The Hangman Products Safety Rail prevents items on shelves from rolling or sliding off. Protect household items or store stock from damage or loss due to earthquakes or carelessness. You can use it in the pantry, on pull out shelves or as a shoe retainer.

IBM, Pantero, Ceon and Patni, Demonstrate Rapid OSS Integration Leveraging Key Industry Standards

NICE, France – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading software solution providers, IBM, Pantero, Ceon, and telecom I.T. services firm, Patni, today announced the successful demonstration of the use of the TMF’s Shared Information/Data Model (SID) to radically simplify the integration of OSS/BSS components in a Catalyst project presented at the Telemanagement World conference in Nice, France from May 16 to 19.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

GoldenPalace.com Wins eBay Auction For Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre From MSNBC Hit Show

LOS ANGELES Calif. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If You Can’t Beat It, Buy It: Bringing The Michael Jackson Trial Home. Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann ‘Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre’ for $15,099.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

If You Can’t Beat It, Buy It: Bringing The Michael Jackson Trial Home

LOS ANGELES Calif. – May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre for $15,099.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

How to Live Long & Prosper: A New Perspective on Long Term Care Insurance

KIRKLAND, WA – May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people avoid unpleasant thoughts, such as needing long term care someday. But what if you could turn your mind, instead, to bright, bullish prospects? Visions of playing golf into your 90’s, or sheltering a few hundred thousand dollars from taxes? That’s the slant of a new guidebook from LTC Financial Partners: ‘Dignity for Life: Facts That Can Protect Your Assets & Quality of Life.’

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Sleep Solvers Announces Grand Opening of Boca Raton Sleep Laboratory

BOCA RATON, Fla. – May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sleep Solvers, a division of Sleep Diagnostic Centers LLC, announces the grand opening of their Boca Raton sleep laboratory. They offer sleep diagnostic testing and treatment programs for patients suspected of, or suffering from one or more of the over 70 types of sleep related problems. Unlike the conventional, hospital or clinical-based sleep laboratory, Sleep Solvers’ use of hotel-style diffuses the clinical appearance and feel of sleep diagnostic testing and treatment to create a comfortable and calming environment in order to alleviate the fear and anxiety of sleep testing and treatment.

Mass. Technology Transfer Center Chief to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council’s Technology, Trade and Investment Conference

BOSTON, MA – May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Abigail Barrow, Ph.D., Director of the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC), will serve as a panelist at the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC)’s 6th Annual Emerging Technology, Trade & Investment Conference – ‘Partnering for Success’ – on Friday, June 10, at the World Trade Center in Boston.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

From Restaurant Dreamer to Restaurant Owner: Thousands of Americans Start Their Own Restaurants

PARKVILLE, MO – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2004, more than 57,000 business licenses were issued for new restaurants nationwide. Applying for a business license is often the first step that turns a restaurant dreamer into a restaurant owner. ‘Restaurant Startup & Growth’ magazine tracks these statistics since the magazine is written exclusively for this entrepreneurial group.

VOICES Recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month with the Launch of Speech and Language Television and Radio Show

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, the VOICES Association (www.4voices.org) is highlighting its Media Outreach Program with the launch of ‘1 2 3 Talk!’ – the cable access show devoted to speech, language and communication development and disorders.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

Ecoist Launches a Line of Handbags Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers and Plants Hundreds of Trees to Promote Environmental Preservation

MIAMI, Fla. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a growing trend in eco-friendly fashion, Ecoist (www.ecoist.com) has launched its new line of colorful one-of-a-kind handbags made from recycled candy wrappers, and announced it has planted an additional 400 trees through its commitment to environmental preservation.

The Complete Ezine Takes the Headache Out of Creating E-Newsletters for Small Businesses

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jane Tabachnick e-Marketing has partnered with copywriting firm Fahoury Ink on the launch of The Complete Ezine, a new service for businesses that recognize the benefits of an online newsletter but simply can’t find the time to create one from scratch.

Disgruntled Wilbanks Wedding Guest’s Invitation Sold on eBay – GoldenPalace.com Adds Runaway Bride’s Wedding Invitation To Collection

DULUTH, GA – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what is quickly becoming a Jennifer Wilbanks scrapbook, GoldenPalace.com has added another piece of the infamous Runaway Bride’s puzzle to their collection — the wedding invitation.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Limited Edition Pope Trading Cards Feature Pope Benedict XVI

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards announced this week their release ‘A New Pope,’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles the new Pope’s early years, life in the church, and the first few days as Pope.

Be A Champion Foundation Launches ‘Be A Champion Program,’ Encouraging Americans to Get Physically and Mentally Fit

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Be A Champion Foundation (www.beachampion.org), a San Diego based not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting national fitness, today announced the launch of their Be A Champion Program, a year-round effort to support President Bush’s challenge to encourage better health and well being in our communities. The Be A Champion Program will kick off for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month this May.

FILED UNDER: Fitness
 

Advantax National Compliance Center(TM) Announces New Merged Services

ST. CHARLES, Ill. – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David LeVan, President of Advantax(R), Group, LLC (www.Advantax.com), announced today a new national initiative to help companies better integrate outsourced property tax compliance services and internal software solutions.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

New Solution Helps Bag Spam At Its Source

DALLAS, TX – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SpamBagger LLC has introduced an enterprise gateway spam elimination tool that promises to save companies the huge costs associated with processing unwanted and dangerous emails. SpamBagger LLC’s flagship product helps companies eliminate spam and reduce the costs of processing unwanted emails.

Inside the Mega-Dairy: New Study Will Reveal How They Do Business – Huge Dairy Farms Operate Much Differently Than Traditional Dairies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new study from Entira (www.entira.net), ‘Inside the Mega Dairy: Management Strategy and Decision-Making Structure,’ will reveal how top managers in this important segment of the agricultural market think and operate.

FILED UNDER: Agriculture
 

Information Security: A Dangerous Illusion? – Article Raises Security Awareness With Practical Advice In Plain Language

LONGMONT, Colo. – May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electronic Oasis Consulting, Inc. offers a free paper exposing the illusions of information security with practical advise for readers. Download a free, no-nonsense article with practical tips to implement immediately. The article is available online, does not require registration, and can be reprinted with the appropriate permission.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Cold Feet? Runaway Bride Kit Sold On eBay – Internet Casino Says ‘I Do’ To Perfect Getaway

DULUTH, GA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold feet. Every bride-to-be gets it. But now there’s a way for any aspiring runaway bride to get away scot-free. The Original Jennifer Wilbanks Runaway Bride Kit was sold to GoldenPalace.com on eBay for $102.50, and will allow any woman in white to make the perfect getaway.

New Movement To End U.S. Occupation Of Iraq Launches National Counting The Cost Event May 15

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People from around the country are signing up at www.countingthecost.org to wear numbers symbolizing the over 100,000 civilians and soldiers who died because of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Motivated by new information on the numbers of deaths in Iraq, and the lack of national discussion, participants from Alaska to Arizona, Boston to Baltimore, are signing up to participate in a simple but dramatic gesture. On May 15th across the country, Counting the Cost participants will wear their numbers and demonstrate – in silent vigils to large public die-ins.

Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform – Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products

BOSTON, Mass.- May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stratosphere Partners LLC, a Knowledge Venturing(tm) company that specializes in building new platform businesses and UV Solutions LLC, a pioneer of UV flash disinfection technologies today announce that they have formed a partnership to build a UV disinfection platform and brand based on UV Solutions’ patented technology.

A Holy Ride: Pope Benedict XVI’s Car Sold On eBay In Record-Breaking Auction

SAUERLAND, Germany – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the frenzy of media interest over the past few days, the latest GoldenPalace.com winning eBay auction is easily one of the most phenomenal events in Internet history. The item that shattered all eBay records by incredibly receiving over 8.5 million visitors to its auction page was Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned 1999 Volkswagen Golf. The holy car now belongs to the casino for euro 188,938.88 (approx. $244,590.83 USD).

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the March release of The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography, ISBN 0-7906-1309-3. The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography goes beyond the camera, covering the manipulation and storage of photos, printing, scanning, and equipment choices.

Pope Benedict XVI is Featured in the Newest Limited Edition Trading Cards by Paradigm Trading Cards

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release ‘A New Pope,’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles The New Pope’s early years, life in the church and the first few days as Pope.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

NNR Global Logistics USA Moves Ahead With Rate Explorer

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Management Dynamics, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. is using Rate Explorer to streamline its pricing activities and offer customers a faster turnaround time for rate requests.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Massachusetts Undersecretary Economic Development, Renee Fry, Keynote at New England-Canada Business Council’s 6th Annual Emerging Technology, Trade & Investment Conference, June 10th

BOSTON, Mass. – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renee Fry, Massachusetts Undersecretary of Economic Development and Director of the Department of Business and Technology, will deliver the luncheon keynote address at the New England-Canada Business Council’s (NECBC) 6th Annual Emerging Technology, Trade & Investment Conference. The conference will be held at the Seaport/World Trade Center, Boston, on Friday, June 10, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., immediately followed by the luncheon.

FILED UNDER: Regional Events | Trade Shows
 

Nano Superlattice Technology Announces Completion of Nano-coating Mass Production Machinery

TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nano Superlattice Technology Inc. (OTC BB: NSLT), a company engaged in the coating of tools and components with nano structured PVD coatings for the semiconductor, precision machinery and telecommunication industries, announced today the completion of the installation of Nano’s newest set of production machinery. The completion of the design and construction of this nano-coating machine is unique and represents the culmination of years of proprietary technology and scientific breakthrough by Nano’s research and development team led by Professor Dr. Wolf-Dieter Munz.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

City Network Announces Purchase Order from Europe’s MCA Technology Inc. for Shipment of New MP3 Product Line

TAIPEI, Taiwan – May 4 (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, today announced the expansion of the company’s marketing initiative in Europe. To accompany the growth in consumers 3C products demand, City Network is aggressively concentrating on the marketing and distribution of products in this trend. Recently, City Network received an official purchase order from MCA Technology Inc. for a version of its MP3 product line.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Bookbinder’s Soups and Seasonings Division Acquired by Pennsylvania Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Stephens’ Original Foods Company, a Pennsylvania Corporation, acquired the Bookbinder’s Soup and Seasonings Division from Silver Spring Gardens of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on April 26th, 2005. The acquisition signals a return of the food division to its original Mid-Atlantic regional home, as well as a return to the market area where Bookbinder’s enjoys its highest sales concentration.

FILED UNDER: Food and Beverage
 

Le Book Moderne Partners with Children’s Miracle Network for Giggles

DENVER, Colo. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today they have become an affiliate partner with Children’s Miracle Network and will donate $1.50 from each GiggleTin(TM) purchased (www.giggletins.com) to Children’s Miracle Network benefiting The Children’s Hospital in Denver and National Jewish Medical and Research Center. GiggleTins(TM) is the premiere children’s product of LBM that combines a children’s story, original music, voice-over tracks and visual art all in a unique, patent-pending case suitable for children of any age.

KaysBargains.com Seeks Entries for First Annual Blogette Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kay’s Bargains Hosts 2005 Blogette Award + $1000 Grand Prize. For those searching for ways to promote and market a female-oriented Web site, Kay’s Bargains announced today that it is now accepting entries for the first annual Blogette Award competition, at Kaysbargains.com/Contest.php.

Newforma, Inc. Announces Interoperability Consultant Certification Program for AECO Industry

MANCHESTER, NH – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its ongoing customer-centric process, Newforma, Inc., a newly established software development company serving the architectural, engineering, construction, and owner/operator (AECO) industry, announced today the Newforma Interoperability Consultant(SM) (NIC) Program. The NIC Program certifies industry consultants to provide Newforma software deployment, training and consulting services, ensuring smooth, high-quality technical implementation and faster time-to-benefits for Newforma customers. It is a vital step in fulfilling Newforma’s mission to facilitate the seamless flow of information between every AECO role across both project and business processes.

Scrapbooking.com Draws One Billionth Visitor and Receives Scrapbookingtop50.com’s #1 Alumnus Award

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scrapbookingtop50.com (www.Scrapbookingtop50.com) today announced that Scrapbooking.com Magazine, which is ranked first on Scrapbookingtop50.com’s list of world class scrapbooking sites, broke a new record, reaching one billion page views.

The Still Family Society, Inc. is Delighted to Announce Publication of the 2005 Edition of ‘The Underground Railroad,’ By Plexus Publishing, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally published in 1872 and out of print for many years, this landmark book presents accounts of slaves escaping north by way of the Underground Railroad. The stories were recorded and preserved by William Still, a son of emancipated slaves and a key figure in Philadelphia’s anti-slavery movement during the mid-19th century. From his base in Philadelphia, William Still (1821-1902), helped unknown numbers of fugitive slaves reach freedom and recorded hundreds of their stories. This landmark work, ‘The Underground Railroad’ (ISBN: 0-9374548-55-3/$49.50), stands among the most significant records of human oppression, struggle, and deliverance, of all times.

New Book ‘Overweight Kids’ Addresses National Epidemic: Trusted Family Counselor Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe From Childhood Obesity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One in five kids is overweight according to the US Dept. of Agriculture – that’s more than nine million obese children. Daily, headlines warn of the epidemic of childhood obesity that is quickly creating a national health crisis. Parents across America should be very concerned. A new nook ‘Overweight Kids’ by Linda Mintle, Ph.D. (ISBN: 1-59145-283-X), from Integrity Publishers, helps parents keep their children safe from childhood obesity.

Long Term Care for Middle-Class Americans: Count On Yourself, Not Government

KIRKLAND, WA – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LTC Financial Network Offers Free Advice on Private-Sector Protection. It’s about the money. As the baby boom generation ages, more Americans will need extended care in hospitals, nursing homes, and private residences. Who will pay for it? Washington? The states? Don’t count on it unless you’re part of the neediest minority. Who will pick up the tab for the rest of us?

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

Oops…Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test Sold On Internet – GoldenPalace.com Does It One More Time

OTTAWA, Canada – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When pop-star icon Britney Spears recently confirmed her much-rumored pregnancy, it was inevitable that controversial media attention would soon follow. Now her alleged pregnancy test has been sold by a Canadian radio station to none other than GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino most famous for their outrageous eBay purchases over the last few months.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Offbeat
 

How2 Group Adds Two New Sites To Its Quickly Growing Lineup

MIAMI, Fla. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How2 Group International continues to release new web sites that are revolutionizing the way people utilize the Internet. Just in time for Mother’s Day, How2BuyFlowers.com is the perfect place to find everything floral – from fresh flower arrangements to specialty gift baskets. Visitors to the site will experience the level of excellent customer service and tremendous savings that are quickly becoming trademarks of How2 sites. The second new site, How2Match.com, is a matchmaking site that allows visitors to search for ‘that perfect someone’ anywhere in the world.