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AT&T and BellSouth Merger May Be Bad for Consumers

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AT&T is proving that you can put Humpty Dumpty back together again, says SaveOnPhone.com. After a reunion with Southwestern Bell in 2005, AT&T has just announced that it is buying BellSouth. If the sale is approved then 4 of the 7 original Baby Bells will be reunited.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

Internet Casino Buys Head of Grateful Dead’s Head – GoldenPalace.com Buys Four of Jerry Garcia’s Toilets

BELVEDERE-TIBURON, CA – Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has touched a nation of hippies and Deadheads, as well as a worthy charity, with their latest eBay purchase of four toilets formerly owned by the legendary Jerry Garcia.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

And the Oscar Goes to…GoldenPalace.com? Internet Casino Leases Academy Award for $30,000

LOS ANGELES, CA – Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino that has become synonymous with outrageous and unusual advertising campaigns, has leased Morris Stoloff’s 1960 Academy Award for scoring of the musical picture ‘Song Without End’ for 999 years. The privilege of harboring the Oscar cost the gaming site $30,000.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Pop Culture
 

Thousands of Americans Act on Their Dreams to Open Their Own Restaurants

PARKVILLE, MO – Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year, 55,659 business licenses were issued nationwide for new restaurants. For thousands of Americans, these business licenses represent the first step to make the dream of their own restaurant a reality. New restaurants are the lifeblood of the restaurant industry, as well as the lifeblood of ‘Restaurant Startup & Growth,’ the magazine written specifically for these entrepreneurs.

New Traveller’s Edge Product Line to Debut at Travel Goods Show

LAS VEGAS, NV – Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new line of personal health and hygiene products from Aero-San Corporation (Booth 125) will debut on March 7, 2006 at the Travel Goods Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Traveller’s Edge(TM) product line is designed for travelers who want to help protect themselves from the grime and germs found on high traffic surfaces in commercial aircraft and other public areas.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

The Latest Buzz in Travel!

NEW YORK, NY – Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York based Fare Buzz has added New Dimensions to Air Consolidation. With its low consolidator fares and unique fusion of Products, Tools and Service, Fare Buzz has created a Buzz in the Travel Industry.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Federal Reserve Releases New Statistics About Credit Cards, reports LowCards.com

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new Survey of Consumer Finances from the Federal Reserve gives a concerning snapshot of the finances of average American family with growing debt and shrinking savings, reports LowCards.com. The company has been analyzing the credit cards and supplying objective websites on various consumer expenses for five years.

FILED UNDER: Finance | Taxes and Accounting
 

TTI Launches WinBill 6.0

WALNUT CREEK, CA – Mar. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI) the pioneer in Telecom Expense Management software solutions continues its commitment to being responsive to their customer’s IT expense management requirements by launching WinBill Version 6.0 today. In keeping with rapidly changing technology, TTI has added several, dynamic new features and functions to its WinBill Version 6.0.

FILED UNDER: Technology | Telecom and VoIP
 

STC Clients Reach 100 Million Combined Vaccination Records

TUCSON, AZ – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC), a leading provider of public health information technology solutions, announces the collection of the 100 millionth vaccination record by the eight states and one regional immunization management systems (IMS) supported by STC. The award winning IMS effectively reduces health care costs, protects the public health, and can assist in emergency response efforts as evidenced after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.

FILED UNDER: Health and Medical
 

Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006

LOS ANGELES, CA – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow’s Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Performing Arts
 

Sports Enthusiasts Launch of Million Fan Challenge Pixel Ad Website Put NFL Football Fans to The Test While Benefiting RCOA

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two football fanatics from Indiana, Norman J Scott, a web/multimedia developer and Greg Whited, a licensed real estate agent, have launched a new sports website to unite football fans all across the world by utilizing a marketing phenomenon created by a college student from Florida. Their website allows them to link a business, organization, club, blog, etc. and promote it worldwide while supporting a favorite team’s spirit.

Author Caryn N. Casey Releases a Suspenseful New Novel Where Hollywood and Small-Town America Collide

LOS ANGELES, CA – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by personal insights into the entertainment industry and small-town life, Caryn N. Casey, a new voice in fiction, recently authored a novel, ‘Hiding Eden Rain’ (ISBN: 1420800167). In her new novel, she portrays a realistic, yet dramatic look, at family dynamics and the entertainment industry.

Ohio Woman is the First African American to Head Jewish Organization

CLEVELAND, OH – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s History Month pays tribute to inspiring women of the past and those who continue to motivate and uphold that legacy today. Cookie Lommel, Executive Director of the Western Region for the Jewish Labor Committee, denotes such exemplary leadership, and is also the first African-American woman to lead such a group into the future. The Los Angeles Times referred to her as ‘a one-woman bridge.’

FILED UNDER: Womens Interest
 

Riley Books Has Released First Book Dedicated Entirely to Travel Options Surrounding City of Loreto in Baja, Mexico

SPOKANE, WA – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Instead of the brief coverage Loreto has received to date, ‘You Decide Travel Guide: Loreto’ (ISBN: 0-9708898-5-2) dedicates two full pages of information on each hotel or lodging property along with specific practical information on dining and activity options for you to enjoy during your stay in Loreto.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Kubota Research’s P-Wave(TM) ImpacGard(TM) Enhances Composite Impact Resistance

HOCKESSIN, DE – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kubota Research Associates, Inc. headquartered in Hockessin, Delaware, has developed a new method to significantly increase the impact and shatter resistance of composite materials, which is easily applied as a post treatment.

FILED UNDER: Chemicals and Plastics
 

LG Electronics Chooses LiveRepair.com as a Provider of Technical Support Services to its Customers in Ukraine

THORNWOOD, NY and KIEV, Ukraine – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The representative office of LG Electronics in Ukraine announced at EnterEX 2006 IT tradeshow the launch of a new promotional campaign for its notebook computers. Each LG notebook sold this spring will be bundled with a 1 year Expert.LG support license. Expert.LG support covers all computer-related questions – no matter if it is an issue with the notebook itself, installing or using software products, or connecting external devices.

FILED UNDER: Technology
 

InSciTek Secures $2 Million in Additional Funding from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC

FAIRPORT, NY – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Further demonstrating its emerging leadership in the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) marketplace, InSciTek Microsystems Inc. (www.inscitek.com) announced today that it has received a $2 million investment from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC.

The Active Network Selects Patent-Pending M2SYS Fingerprint Software for Rapid Integration into Application Solutions Portfolio

ATLANTA, GA – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M2SYS Technology, an innovator in biometric technology research and development, announced today it has finalized a long-term agreement with The Active Network, Inc., the leading provider of application services technology and marketing access to community services organizations. This agreement will benefit university campus recreation programs, school districts, the higher education market, and parks and recreation organizations by enabling The Active Network to integrate and distribute M2SYS’ leading edge fingerprint technology within many of its software applications to tighten security, reduce costs, create operational efficiencies, and improve reporting accuracy. The Active Network will also be distributing M2SYS’ Bio-TimeClock(TM) software, a PC-based time data collection utility. Both solutions are now available to The Active Network’s customers worldwide.

FILED UNDER: Software | Technology
 

Perception Software authorized as first national Data Management Integrator by Autodesk

AUSTIN, TX – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perception Software announced today its authorization as the first U.S. nationwide Data Management Integrator by Autodesk. As a nationally authorized DMI, Perception Software will focus on providing packaged data management product and implementation services offerings to engineering and manufacturing firms of all sizes. In addition, the company is also authorized as an Autodesk Development Partner.

Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors

ANN ARBOR, MI – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home’s exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of ‘Bungalow Colors’ (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.

Learn from a Pro – Sudoku Puzzles with the Guidance You Always Wanted!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC (www.samswebsite.com), has announced the February 2006 release of ‘Absolute Sudoku,’ ISBN 0-7906-1329-8.

Chef Oliver Saucy Celebrates His 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx and Discusses the Modern American Cuisine

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks Oliver Saucy’s twentieth anniversary as the Executive Chef of Darrel & Oliver’s Cafe Maxx. The world renowned South Florida restaurant, which was once a question on Jeopardy, has been at the culinary forefront thanks to Saucy’s inspired creations. During these past two decades, the award-winning celebrity chef has sculpted his own style of Modern American Cuisine.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

Travel Expert Fred Brenner Has Devised 40 Brainteasers for Your Audience Related to U.S. and Canadian Travel and Geography

LAKE ZURICH, IL – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travel expert Fred Brenner is able to provide entertaining and informative answers and explanations to your audience to forty fascinating and thought-provoking brainteasers devised by Brenner related to U.S. and Canadian travel and geography. Brenner has traveled on two-lane roads in all fifty U.S. states as well as in nearly every province and territory of Canada. He devised the questions and discovered their little-known answers through his extensive travels, study of maps, and by performing detailed research.

FILED UNDER: Travel and Tourism
 

Long Term Care Insurance More Attractive Thanks to New Law; Answer Service from LTC Financial Partners Tells Who Can Benefit and How

KIRKLAND, WA – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Deficit Reduction Act, signed into law by President Bush on February 8, ‘promises to encourage millions of Americans to buy long term care insurance,’ says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners, the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage. But he cautions, ‘The legislation is a mine field of complexity that will vary from state to state as local programs roll out. The consumer needs help from experts to know if they can benefit and how.’

FILED UNDER: Finance | Insurance
 

‘A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture’ Chronicles Struggles and Success over the Past 500 Years

DALLAS, TX – Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you know that the potato chip, fire extinguisher and lunar surface ultraviolet camera were all invented by African Americans? These facts and more can be found in Author John Cothran’s newly published book, ‘A Search of African American Life, Achievement and Culture’ (ISBN: 0963400207 / 0963400215).

As Enterprise Network Complexity Rises, Outsourcing to a Managed Service Provider Increases Savings, Says Insight Research

BOONTON, NJ – Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. managed services market will grow at a compounded rate of 22 percent over the next five years due to growth in all segments of the managed services value chain, says a new market study from Insight Research. In today’s sophisticated communications environment, it is the managed service providers that are in the best position to assist the enterprise customer as the promise of new IP capabilities greatly increases management complexity. Thus, revenues associated with the managed services market will grow from $34 billion in 2006 to nearly $94 billion in 2011.

FILED UNDER: Business | Reports and Studies
 

Staten Island Yacht Sales Named Exclusive Cabo Dealer in New York

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a statement released today, president and CEO of Staten Island Yacht Sales, Frank Bongiorno, announced that the company has become the official dealer for Cabo Yachts for the state of New York.

Better ‘n Peanut Butter, the Only Low Fat Peanut Butter Spread, Helps Win Battle of the Bulge

WATERMILL, NY – Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Better ‘n Peanut Butter, an all natural, delicious peanut butter spread from Wonder Natural Foods Corp. based in Watermill, NY, is pleasantly surprising dieters around the country. With 85% less fat and 40% less calories than regular peanut butter, Better ‘n Peanut Butter is quickly becoming a staple in the households of America’s weight watchers.

FILED UNDER: Food and Beverage
 

Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections

BOSTON, MA – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.

Can Pixels Save a Marriage? An Ohio Man Wants to Find Out!

CINCINNATI, OH – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An Ohio man is trying to save his marriage using the latest craze in advertising… pixel ads. He’s hoping his website (PixelsSavedMyMarriage.com) will help him pay down the debt that’s slowly destroying his marriage. Can it be done? Mike Browning plans to find out!

Java Sutra: Feel-Good Coffee Perks up Sex Life and Percolates Passion

PORTLAND, OR – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Java Sutra, a Portland-based company, recently unveiled a nutrient-infused, life-enhancement coffee designed to boost sexual energy in men and women. Java Sutra’s ingredients are organically grown using socially and ecologically responsible methods.

FILED UNDER: Food and Beverage
 

New England’s Powow River Poets Featured in New Anthology by a Florida Publisher That’s Making Waves

FLAGLER BEACH, FL – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ocean Publishing, a small press with a big vision, released its newest book, ‘The Powow River Anthology,’ a collection of poetry by 24 members of the celebrated Powow River Poets.

Armor Electric Announces Prototype Delivery for Mexico Contract

SOLANA BEACH, CA – Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Armor Electric Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ARME) wishes to announce that Majestic Auto Ltd., a division of Hero Motors of India, has completed the engineering and manufacturing of the test model three wheel electric powered taxi cabs to be delivered to the taxi cab company in Mexico City for the Joint Venture Group.

FILED UNDER: Business | Public Companies
 

Who’s Who at the 2006 International Art Expo?

NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At this year’s New York Decor International Art Expo, scheduled March 2 – 6, some of the most intriguing, magnificent, unique and original works of fine art will be on display. Featured will be new, emerging and dynamic artist Donald J. Davenport. Davenport brings to market unique and different original works of mixed medium art. Davenports’ depth and technical values in surrealistic realism with an edge of symbolism will certainly captivate the attention of many viewers attending this year show.

New Psychic Medium TV Special ‘Messages’ to Air March 4th in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Visual Media has produced a 1 hour special for television named ‘Messages with Carla Mae’ airing on UPN21 in Dallas – Fort Worth on March 4th, 2006 at 6 – 7pm. The new program features internationally renowned medium Carla Mae as she touches people’s lives by connecting them with the other side, as well as documents gripping spiritual stories of miracles, growth and healing.

FILED UNDER: Entertainment | Television
 

Tibersoft Announces Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Chooses Tibersoft IQ Solution for Supply Chain Cost Control

WESTBOROUOGH, MA – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., the casual dining company that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences by offering its guests high-quality gourmet burgers and innovative menu items in a family-friendly environment, will utilize Tibersoft IQ to provide timely and accurate product movement information.

Parties Announce $4.45 Million Settlement of Overtime and Other Wage and Hour Claims for New York Employees of Service Corp. International Affiliates

NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Law Office of Richard T. Seymour, P.L.L.C. and The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm, LLP, counsel for a class of present and former employees of Service Corp. International affiliates, and Baker & Hostetler LLP, counsel for Service Corp. International, and its affiliates, are today announcing a settlement in Sines et al. v. Service Corp. International (SCI), et al., a case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

FILED UNDER: Legal and Law
 

Buddha’s Ancient Wisdom for Modern Secular Life

HOUSTON, TX – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One may call it Buddha’s ancient path, yet the word ‘ancient’ is suitable only to identify the 2500-year-old texts from which these ideas are taken. The wisdom offered is practical, useful, and exceedingly relevant to modern life. In his book ‘Beautiful Living: Buddha’s Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace’ (ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4), Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula reveals, in simple yet elegant language, the steps and techniques Buddha recommended for the success and happiness of his lay community.

Point to Point, Inc. Announces Emergence from Bankruptcy; Components of Bankruptcy Financing

KANSAS CITY, MO – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Point to Point, Inc. (formerly known as Point to Point Business Development, Inc.) announced that it will emerge from bankruptcy today. The reorganization plan includes a line of credit arranged through AGS Capital LLC, a private equity firm located in Indianapolis, IN.