Candy Camp for pint-sized confectioners aged five to 14 scheduled for April 3, 2010

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NEW YORK (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 - Kids can get in touch with their inner sweetness at the 2nd Annual Candy Camp presented by Brasserie 1605 for pint-sized confectioners aged five to 14, the first Saturday of every month from 3 to 4 p.m. on the lobby level of New York City's Crowne Plaza Times Square, April 3 thru August 7.

Brasserie 1605 Executive Chef Christopher Smith, who conducted last year's popular cocoa-centric classes, will teach Candy Camp-ers how to create chocolate indulgences, while edu-taining them with his "bean to bag" history of chocolate, including how Milton Hershey made chocolate accessible to the American masses - a nod to the role of the Hershey's Store Times Square as Candy Camp Counselor.

While the kids are occupied creating edible treats - including chocolate lollipops, truffles, fudge, caramels and chocolate-covered strawberries - parents are welcome to participate, or they can spend some quality time at the bar with half-priced chocolate Martinis. Either way, they will leave with a gift certificate for a 25 percent discount toward lunch or dinner at Brasserie 1605. Their progeny will receive Candy Camp Diplomas, which bestow a Junior Chocolatier degree upon the kids and entitle them to a personalized "Photo Bar" from the Hershey's Store just downstairs - a half pound classic Hershey's milk chocolate bar sporting their picture on the wrapper (a $14.95 value). And to complete the experience, Candy Camp-ers will make their Broadway debut, when their picture appears on the Hershey's Store's dynamic new exterior light display.

As the father of two small children, who have already announced their intentions to follow in his culinary footsteps, Chef Smith is particularly well suited - and prepared - to teach kids kitchen skills. He also gets a big kick out of Candy Camp. "I've been looking forward to it for months. It's such a departure from my normal routine and the youngsters' observations or questions are amazing, some hilarious, plenty very astute, all priceless."

Limited to just 12 kids per session, the cost for kids aged 5 to 14 is $25 each - $15 for kids staying in the hotel. All Candy Camp sessions will take place at Brasserie 1605 in the Crowne Plaza Times Square at 1605 Broadway,in the heart of New York City between 48th and 49th Streets from 3 to 4 p.m., April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3 and August 7. Advance reservations required, please call Brasserie 1605 at 212-315-6000.

Overlooking Times Square from the lobby level of New York City's Crowne Plaza Times Square, Brasserie 1605 offers the best seats on the Great White Way. A result of the hotel's recent $85 million renovation, the restaurant blends retro diner chic with New York style to create an engaging, casually comfortable setting for diners seeking reasonably priced and familiar, yet intriguing, soul-gratifying food intended to satisfy a range of appetites.

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6 Tips To Writing Great Web Copy That Sells - Internet Business Strategies Show

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On Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 3:00pm Eastern Time Zone, B. Hopkins of Psiphon Consulting, will interview Gloria Rand on the Internet Business Strategies Show.  This weeks episode is  titled: "6 Tips To Writing Great Web Copy That Sells".  The show will be about the most important tips you need to know when it comes to creating and using powerful web copy to create an effective web presence.  B. Hopkins will interview Gloria Rand as she covers the differences between why marketing on the web is different than marketing offline as well as some of the biggest mistakes people make in their online marketing efforts.  Additional copywriting topics covered will give some great insight to creating a powerful web presence.

Gloria Rand started her career in television business news, writing and producing for the award-winning PBS show, "Nightly Business Report"  as well as two other Florida-based cable business news programs. She got her start in copywriting when her children were young, writing newsletters and press releases for two of the schools they attended.

Gloria decided to go into business for herself a year ago, after completing courses in online and direct mail copywriting, as well as search engine optimization from American Writers and Artists Inc. Gloria believes in going the extra mile for her clients - making sure they know how to use the latest SEO, social media & marketing trends for the biggest impact on their bottom line.

Psiphon Consulting offers free 30 minute web assessments to entrepreneurs who aren't getting the results from their web site that they are looking for. To sign up for a free web assessment go to More Website Exposure

The Internet Business Strategies show discusses important topics relevant to creating a powerful web presence.  Experts are interviewed from many areas related to web design, web marketing, SEO, web monetization, social networking, traffic generation  and a host of other Internet related topics are covered each week.

Find out more about the Internet Business Strategies radio show to see past guests and specials on setting up your business strategy on the Internet. Sign up for the podcast to catch every episode.

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Accelify Wins Contract With Hannibal #60 School District For Medicaid Billing

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) --  Accelify, LLC (Accelify) is proud to announce that Hannibal #60 School District has recently contracted with the company to manage its School District Administrative Claiming (SDAC) Program.

About Accelify
Accelify is one of the largest school-based Medicaid billing agents in the country, currently serving school districts in nine states with hundreds of thousands of special educations students. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY and has offices in seven states. The company is endorsed by numerous state school board associations and other educational associations for its people, technologies, processes and training.

On average, Accelify's clients see increases of 100% or more in their Medicaid reimbursement revenue than they did when working with another vendor or navigating the process independently. In the past six months alone, more than 70 districts have contracted with Accelify.

Accelify's Proprietary Systems Include:
AcceliTRACK: A complete schedule management solution for providers and administrators that allows providers to enter services in less than 20 seconds - and directly convert those sessions into Medicaid billing sessions while avoiding duplicate data entry.

AcceliTIME / AcceliSURVEY: A tool that handles the entire School District Administrative Claiming (SDAC) process, supporting both Random Moment Sampling (RMS/RMTS) and Daily Time Log ("Time Survey" in CA) methodologies, it allows school districts to complete time study forms and financial reporting via paper, email or online solutions.

AcceliNURSE: A one-stop resource for school nurses to prescribe, document and track student health services, including screening, evaluations, medications, immunizations and referral management.

AcceliPLAN: A fully integrated electronic Individualized Education Plan (IEP) management program that simplifies the IEP process, and allows school districts to ensure IDEA and Medicaid compliance.

For more information about Accelify, please contact:
Megan McCann Natalie Hochenbaum
Public Relations Manager Senior Marketing Manager
Accelify, LLC Accelify, LLC
Phone: 347-532-3240 Phone: 347-532-3209
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Accelify Wins Contract With Travis Unified School District For Medicaid Billing

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) -- Accelify, LLC (Accelify) is proud to announce that Travis Unified School District has recently contracted with the company to manage its School District Administrative Claiming (SDAC) Program.

About Accelify: Accelify is one of the largest school-based Medicaid billing agents in the country, currently serving school districts in nine states with hundreds of thousands of special educations students. The company is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY and has offices in seven states. The company is endorsed by numerous state school board associations and other educational associations for its people, technologies, processes and training.

On average, Accelify's clients see increases of 100% or more in their Medicaid reimbursement revenue than they did when working with another vendor or navigating the process independently. In the past six months alone, more than 70 districts have contracted with Accelify.

Accelify's Proprietary Systems Include:
AcceliTRACK: A complete schedule management solution for providers and administrators that allows providers to enter services in less than 20 seconds - and directly convert those sessions into Medicaid billing sessions while avoiding duplicate data entry.

AcceliTIME / AcceliSURVEY: A tool that handles the entire School District Administrative Claiming (SDAC) process, supporting both Random Moment Sampling (RMS/RMTS) and Daily Time Log ("Time Survey" in CA) methodologies, it allows school districts to complete time study forms and financial reporting via paper, email or online solutions.

AcceliNURSE: A one-stop resource for school nurses to prescribe, document and track student health services, including screening, evaluations, medications, immunizations and referral management.

AcceliPLAN: A fully integrated electronic Individualized Education Plan (IEP) management program that simplifies the IEP process, and allows school districts to ensure IDEA and Medicaid compliance.

For more information about Accelify, please contact:
Megan McCann Natalie Hochenbaum
Public Relations Manager Senior Marketing Manager
Accelify, LLC Accelify, LLC
Phone: 347-532-3240 Phone: 347-532-3209
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Hazmat Training Comes to Indianapolis

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) - When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

DOT and RCRA Annual Update and Refresher course is the perfect way to meet both your annual review and DOT 49 CFR recurrent training requirements as well as learn about new requirements that have been enacted over the past year. The IATA/IMO course satisfies the requirement for personnel who ship hazardous materials by air or water. They must receive training mandated by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) every two years.

Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in the Crowne Plaza Hotel on March 30 and 31, 2010. Classes begin at 8am and end at 5pm each day.

DOT and RCRA Annual Update and Refresher will be taught on March 30.

IATA/IMO will be taught on March 31.

Registration for the mandatory training is available by calling 919-469-1585 or at http://www.ercweb.com/classes

Now in its 29th year, Environmental Resource Center trains thousands of industry personnel every year, the company also trains personnel from most of the State and Federal agencies that enforce the regulations.

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World's First Full Resolution Radar Map Now Available to Severe Weather Watchers

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iMap® Version 3.0 Launches with Street Level and Single Site Radar, Giving Local Media Companies the Highest Resolution Data Available on the Internet


Norman, OK (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 -- For the first time in digital meteorological history, weather watchers will be able to enjoy full resolution, street-level radar data and near real-time single site radar data on an interactive iMap weather map. The full resolution Level 2 "super-resolution" radar data, with virtually no latency, has never before been integrated into an interactive Google-based map.

The iMap Version 3.0 solution, which launches today, offers the sort of intense graphic detail audiences only experience watching their local TV station radar on-air. Global weather industry leader Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) is now offering this ground-breaking functionality to local media company websites across the country, as a core feature of its industry-leading iMap solution.

"Single site radar at full resolution provides 16x higher spatial resolution and 5x better reflectivity resolution compared to the national radar mosaic solutions presented by other private weather companies," said Mike Eilts, President and CEO of WDT. "We are again changing the rules of the game for interactive weather maps, and we are proud to be bringing another 'first' to the local media weather industry," said Eilts.

Over 600 local media websites currently use the iMap web-based weather mapping solution. Ground-breaking iMap implementations include custom weather maps created by WDT for some of the world's leading local media companies such as ABC, Scripps, Fox Interactive Media, Tribune Interactive, Local TV, LLC, and the Citadel Group. iMap solutions are available in every major demographic market area in the U.S. In addition, WDT supplies core weather data feeds for weather pages such as MSN Weather.

WDT is unveiling the new iMap solution at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show taking place in Las Vegas, April 13th-15th, 2010. The upgrade is combined with other significant enhancements to iMap, including a new dynamic watches and warnings layer, which has been optimized for easy discovery on interactive maps, as well as ultra-detailed precipitation accumulation and satellite data.

New this season for local media customers is the iMapManager, which allows local stations to create and edit any number of iMaps and place them on their websites. Using the iMapManager, local stations have unprecedented control over their own branded iMap-enabled interactive weather pages, including the ability to add the following features:
• an iMapMini providing thumbnails of iMap for placement on news front pages that link back to Weather pages
• a distance measuring tool to help consumers determine the precise distance of approaching severe weather events
• a map annotation tool to allow users to "draw" on embedded iMaps
• a capability to allow users to mark and save their location on the map

WDT is also providing local media customers with iMapAlert, which includes brandable daily e-mail forecasts. With iMapAlert, local media customers may offer free alerting of National Weather Service watches and warnings, including daily e-mail forecasts which can be fully branded, as well as premium alerting services.

WDT offers complementary iMapLive! on-air tools and iMapMobile smartphone solutions as part of its full "three screen" offering for local media.

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT)
Founded in 1999, Weather Decision Technologies has become a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services to our partners and customers. WDT's iMap services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world's leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational and international offices in Washington, D.C., Norman, Oklahoma, Atlanta, Georgia, and Austin, Texas. For more information: [url=http://www.wdtinc.com]

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Hazmat Training Comes to Charleston

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) - When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Charleston at the Hilton Garden Inn - Charleston Airport on March 30 - April 1, 2010. Classes begin at 8am and end at 5pm each day.

Hazardous Waste Management: The Complete Course will be taught on March 30 and 31.

DOT Hazardous Materials Training: The Complete Course will be taught on April 1 at the same location.

Registration for the mandatory training is available by calling 919-469-1585 or at http://www.ercweb.com/classes

Now in its 29th year, Environmental Resource Center trains not only thousands of industry personnel every year, the company also trains personnel from most of the State and Federal agencies that enforce the regulations.

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Children's Author / Illustrator Marilyn Randall To Be Featured Guest On Blog Talk Radio

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Whidbey Island, Washington State (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 - Children's book author/ illustrator Marilyn Randall will be the featured guest on Blog Talk Radio's Book Bites for Kids, Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Central Time to discuss and review Ms Randall's newest children's book, Share From The Heart . Book Bites For Kids is a program created to enlighten listeners about children's books and introduce them to the authors who write them. Host Suzanne Lieurance moderates the show with questions designed to keep the listeners well informed about the stories available for families with young children and about the people who are writing these stories. The show airs at 12:00 noon Pacific Time for those of you in the same time zone as author Marilyn Randall.

This will be the second appearance for Marilyn and in her own words she talks about being interviewed on the show; "It is a pleasure to be asked to do these interviews with Suzanne as it gives me the opportunity to share about how each story has been created and how my work comes to life. I write and illustrate these children's books, which are moral, spiritual and somewhat faith based in content and I love having the opportunity to share about the characters and how they were created. Radio interviews are informative and a great way to be more connected with my reading audience. It is always a hope that new fans will be generated after listening to these interviews and as they have a better opportunity to become acquainted with the author's personality as well as the opportunity to learn what inspires the books that we write."

Marilyn Randall has written and illustrated six children's books, which were published and released in 2009 and 2010. Share from the Heart and the other five can be found at her web site www.marilynrandall.com The publisher is Xlibris.com and books can be ordered through them or at amazon.com and numerous other online bookstores. Ms Randall will be discussing all of her six children's books when the program on Blog Talk Radio, Book Bites for Kids airs Tuesday March 23, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. Central Time.

Marilyn continues to write and illustrate her books from her Whidbey Island home in Washington State. Originally from Medford, Oregon she has made her home in Washington for over 30 years and continues to enjoy the serene and peaceful environment that island life continues to offer the many who reside in this artistic community.

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Hazmat Training Comes to San Antonio

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) - When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in San Antonio at the Airport Hilton on April 6-8, 2010. Classes begin at 8am and end at 5pm each day.

Hazardous Waste Management - TX: The Complete Course will be taught on April 6 and 7.

DOT Hazardous Materials Training: The Complete Course will be taught on April 8, 2010 at the same location.

Registration for the training is available by calling 800-537-2372 or at http://www.ercweb.com/classes.

Now in its 29th year, Environmental Resource Center trains not only thousands of industry personnel every year, the company also trains personnel from most of the state and federal agencies that enforce the regulations.

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Neverfail Hosts Webinar on "Eliminating BlackBerry Downtime" with Experts ...

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Discussion to Deliver Strategy on How to Ensure High Availability and Disaster Resiliency, while Meeting Compliance Requirements for the Entire Messaging Ecosystem


AUSTIN, Texas (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 - Neverfail®, a leading global software company specializing in affordable continuous availability and disaster recovery solutions, will host "Enhancing BES 5.0 Through High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Monitoring, Audit and Device Management" a webinar with experts from Neverfail, RIM and CONCEIVIUM on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at noon ET. Experts will outline how to use Neverfail and CONCEIVUM with RIM BES 5.0 with provide continuous access and disaster resiliency for the entire messaging ecosystem while meeting audit and device management compliance requirements.

The Webinar will cover the key components of keeping BlackBerry dependent users productive:
• Mission critical mobile deployments. Uninterrupted access to the entire messaging ecosystem is essential. Learn how to provide application aware high availability and disaster resiliency for the entire messaging ecosystem, including the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, email, and SQL Server.
• Connected mobile users. Disruption to any part of the mobile ecosystem is unacceptable. Hear how to ensure that mobile users are continuously connected to email and mobile applications, and how to provide seamless failback to the original server with the simple click of a button.
• Benefits of a centralized management solution. This is an opportunity for lean IT staffs to learn how to manage the entire messaging ecosystem. This process can be simplified using one centralized, easy to use interface to manage and monitor an entire mobile messaging environment.
• The BES. IT staff need to know how to leverage BES and make it work for them. Learn how to successfully monitor the BES to provide immediate diagnosis of issues and create powerful BlackBerry help desk support.
• Compliance requirements. Organizations need to meet all compliance requirements including all BES components, as well as logs. Hear how to perform real time and historical audits of key devices, groups, IT policies and software configurations.

Webinar details:
Who: Rob Hector, Technical Lead Product Management for Research in Motion
Gregg Fleet, VP of Sales for CONCEIVIUM
John Posavatz, VP of Product Management for Neverfail

What: Webinar: "Enhancing BES 5.0 Through High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Monitoring, Audit and Device Management"

When: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at noon ET

Register: Register for this event at http://marketing.neverfailgroup.com/enhancingbes5webinar.html

About Neverfail
Neverfail is a leading global software company providing affordable data protection, high availability, and disaster recovery solutions focused on keeping users productive. Neverfail's software solutions enable users to remain continuously connected to the live software application irrespective of hardware, software, operating system, or network failures. Neverfail's mission of eliminating application downtime for the end user delivers the assurance of business continuity, removes the commercial and IT management costs associated with system downtime and enables the more productive use of IT resources. Neverfail is a member of the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program, the Microsoft US Managed ISV Alliance Partner Program and is a member of the Microsoft SQL Server Always On Alliance. More information can be found at www.neverfailgroup.com.

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Hazmat Training Comes to New Orleans

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) - When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in New Orleans at the Four Points by Sheraton on April 6-8, 2010. Classes begin at 8am and end at 5pm each day.

Hazardous Waste Management: The Complete Course will be taught on April 6 and 7.

DOT Hazardous Materials Training: The Complete Course will be taught on April 8 at the same location.

Registration for the training is available by calling 800-537-2372 or at http://www.ercweb.com/classes.

Now in its 29th year, Environmental Resource Center trains not only thousands of industry personnel every year, the company also trains personnel from most of the state and federal agencies that enforce the regulations.

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Racecar project sponsored by Lesjöfors

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) -- In the student project Chalmers Formula Student, a high-qualitative prototype of a racecar is designed and built by engineering students. The car's qualities are tested at Silverstone, UK, in an international competition for students. Lesjöfors sponsors the project with customized chassis springs.

The project gathers a team of around 25 students every year to build a single-seated racing car. The team consists of students with different backgrounds and nationalities and creates a good environment for creativity and learning. The team starts from scratch and develops its own concept, which is later realized to a design and then manufactured, all by the students themselves. The project also includes making an overall planning and real-life exercise in working in a live project with meeting deadlines, team work and cost estimation.

Best performing car wins
To put the car to the test, the project is completed with a competition, Formula Student, at Silverstone in United Kingdom where the team compete against international teams from all over the globe. A jury, who also nominates the winning car, judges the qualities of the vehicles. The winner must have very high performance in terms of acceleration, braking, and handling qualities. It must also be low in cost, easy to maintain, and reliable. In 2009, the Swedish team from Chalmers University of Technology came in an honorable 15th place out of 90 teams.

Double purpose sponsoring
For several years, Lesjöfors has sponsored the student project with chassis springs. This year, customized springs are manufactured, since the standard assortment couldn't match the specific requirements for the 2010´s car.
- We turn to Lesjöfors since we know from experience that their springs are very competitive and can be customized after our needs. In addition, our contact persons are always very helpful, service-minded and interested in our project, says Peter Roubert, one of the students in the project.
And Lesjöfors is very positive to the sponsoring project.
- We see this as an opportunity to market our expertise by showing our products´ excellent performance. It is also a very good way of meeting top engineering students for our future recruitments, says Niklas Pettersson, Sales Manager at Lesjöfors Industrifjädrar in Herrljunga.

About Lesjöfors
Lesjöfors is an international full-range supplier of e.g compression springs, torsion springs, tension springs, gas springs, standard springs and bespoked springs, wire forms and strip components. Lesjöfors was established in 1675. Spring manufacture started in 1852. These days, Lesjöfors is one of Europe's leading manufacturer of spring products.

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WDT Launches iMap(R)Radar iPhone Application Featuring Street-Level Radar

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Norman, Oklahoma (MMD Newswire) March 24, 2010 -- WDT has launched iMapRadar, an innovative iPhone application that displays up-to-date radar and satellite images on an interactive Google map. iMapRadar detects your location and uses an advanced algorithm technology for data processing to display the best quality radar and infrared satellite data available in the United States and on the iTunes market.

"Weather is the #1 search topic on the mobile web, and radar and satellite are the two most popular weather applications in the mobile weather category," said JT Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, Weather Decision Technologies. "With iMapRadar, we are bringing the most powerful, innovative, and accurate radar data available in the United States on the Apple iTunes platform, transforming any iPhone into a reliable meteorological source," said Johnson.

The WDT application is being showcased at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry (CTIA) trade show, taking place in Las Vegas March 23-25, 2010. iMapRadar is available on the iTunes store at the following address: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imapradar/id360292164?mt=8

iMapRadar automatically detects users' current location with a blue pin. Browsers can also simply type in the name of a location of interest and the application drops a pin on the map, marking that location and providing current weather conditions, temperatures, forecasts, highs and lows. Clicking on the "right arrow" on the application offers more details on current conditions, in easy-read text "balloons" as well as a full seven day forecast.

Using the "pinch zoom" method to zoom in and out of the map, users can access detailed radar or satellite information, all the way down to street level. The radar animates on demand, creating a continuous loop, allowing users to better predict storm paths. The radar data is updated every 5 minutes, and the satellite data every 15 minutes. Setting the transparency level of the radar over the map shows the preferred amount of map detail beneath the radar.

iMapRadar users can choose either a map background with the classic look of an Atlas, or use the satellite view to get the perspective of aerial photography.

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT)
Founded in 1999, Weather Decision Technologies has become a global leader in providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems and services to our partners and customers. WDT's iMap services provide dynamic, web-based and mobile interactive mapping solutions for the world's leading local media companies. WDT maintains operational and international offices in Washington, D.C.; Norman, Oklahoma, Atlanta, Georgia, and Austin, Texas.

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Author Marilyn Randall Announces New Web Site Launch

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Whidbey Island, Washington State (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 -- Author Marilyn Randall announced today the launching of her changed and improved web site www.marilynrandall.com.

The site is now loaded with flash photos and new information about the author as well as audio excerpts of all of her eight books, which are read by Marilyn herself. This new site has improved contact information for those wanting to reach the author personally and the several professional reviews of her many books are posted there, as well as the recent radio interview where she was the featured guest on Book Bites For Kids for Blog talk Radio. New information will be posted as new books are released and viewers are encouraged to contact Marilyn personally. Her books can be ordered directly from the web site or through the publisher at www.Xlibris.com

Although working at building web sites and creating marketing strategies for her books is totally new to Ms. Randall, in her own words she describes how she continues to learn and grow with this new career. 'The writing and publishing industry is completely new to me and so is the marketing needed for these books. I am amazed at how many great people are available for me to call on for assistance to do these new and different projects. My web masters www.enewform.com are extremely knowledgeable and helpful to work with. While I continually provide them with my own ideas for the site, they take it to the next level, where the finished products have been amazing. My own capabilities are very limited and so with diligent research I have been able to put together a team of professionals who help me at every turn to provide the consumer with the best possible information. I encourage everyone to visit the site, listen to the audio excerpts and write to me when possible. I am excited about the ability to be in direct contact with fans and for businesses, schools and libraries to be able to request book signings, interviews and book readings directly."

While working on her next children's book, Ms. Randall continues to create and be inspired by her surroundings on Whidbey Island, near Seattle in Washington State. In her own words, "Whidbey Island is a dream place for an artist or author to reside. This artistic community produces many noted artists and authors and I am proud to now be a part of that inspired and creative community.' Her books are My Heart And Soul, an anthology of poetry, prose, letters and prayers; six children's books, which she both writes and illustrates, titled Best Of Best Friends, For Faithful Friends, Inside out, A Hard Nut to Crack, Elmer the Christmas Elf and Share From The Heart. Her next children's book is scheduled for release in the summer of 2010. Her newest book, released in March of 2010, is a fiction titled Quicksand and is a poignant interracial love story. All of her books at www.marilynrandall.com
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Marilyn Randall
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LegalView.info Announces Mesothelioma Blog Post Detailing International Asbestos Protest

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) -- LegalView.info, an online leader in personal injury legal information, is pleased to announce its most recent addition to its mesothelioma blog, available at http://www.blogs.legalview.info/asbestos/ . In continued support for those diagnosed with illnesses related to asbestos exposure, including mesothelioma, the rare, but deadly lung cancer, LegalView.info provides comprehensive Internet resources for mesothelioma lawsuits and information regarding asbestos use in construction and industrial environments.

The most recent post from the LegalView.info team follows an international call for a ban on asbestos use worldwide. Anti-asbestos activists met in Turin, Italy, to rally against the use of the toxic construction material and for those companies continuing their use of the material to be prosecuted. Despite overwhelming evidence on the dangers of asbestos exposure over the short and long term, industrial and manufacturing businesses in developing nations continue to use the hazardous material. Seemingly defiant in the face of hundreds of studies stating that asbestos use in manufacturing leads to asbestos cancer, some companies disregard the safety concerns inherent in working with asbestos.

Asbestos use has been banned in member countries of the European Union since 2005. The protests in Italy are targeted at those countries who still allow dangerous asbestos to be used as a material in construction, insulation and manufacturing. Most of those present at the protest claim that greed and money are to blame for the continued use of asbestos in developing nations. Indeed, many companies are either legally insulated against a lawsuit or the mesothelioma law in a country is not as stringent as it is in other parts of the world.

However, this may soon change; Italy is home to one of the largest class action filings by a mesothelioma lawyer. About 6,000 people have joined this class action suit, possibly the largest lawsuit in history regarding asbestos. The lawsuit was initially filed on behalf of 2,000 Italians who died as a result of asbestos exposure, and now includes employees of the company as well as residents of four Italian cities wherein company factories were located. The suit names the shareholders of a construction company as defendants in the case, as well as two wealthy shareholders.

Despite the protesters' actions, use of asbestos is still widely accepted in some countries. Use of asbestos in India is alarming as India imports the hazardous material from Russia and Canada. It is converted primarily into building materials for the poor. In these areas, access to a mesothelioma attorney is limited, though one would hope that through the medium of the Internet, access will be more freely available to these individuals.

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SnapSports (R) Granted Associate Manufacturer Status by International Basketball Federation ( FIBA )

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Salt Lake City, UT (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 -- SnapSports, Inc. has received Associate status from FIBA, the official international governing body of basketball, basketball flooring for use in officially sanctioned events. Also known as the International Basketball Federation, FIBA granted SnapSports Associate Manufacturer status on December 31, 2009.

Earning Associate Manufacturer status requires suppliers to pass equipment standards tests defined by FIBA's official Approval Program. Manufacturers must also have international distribution networks to assure worldwide availability of their products.

"We put a lot of effort into meeting FIBA's standards and we're glad it's paid off. Being recognized as an FIBA Associate Manufacturer is another reminder that our floors are built for competition at even the highest levels" said Jeremiah Shapiro, Director of Product Development for SnapSports.

Founded in 1932, FIBA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the official governing body of basketball.

About SnapSports
The team at SnapSports has experience engineering and manufacturing the world's leading multi-courts and athletic sport surfaces for over three decades! They pioneered the modular sports surfacing industry you see today and continue to develop the most advanced multi-patent modular surfacing for top athletes the world over. With unparalleled experience and a high performance product line, SnapSports is the undisputed champion in their industry. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, SnapSports manufactures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in their 100,000 square foot facility. SnapSports is supported by a global network of authorized SnapSports dealers and distributors.

For more information visit SnapSports.com or call 1-800-664-3865.

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Colorado Student Learns Lesson, Now Debt-Free Thanks to Credit Solutions

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Dallas, TX (MMD Newswire) March 22, 2010 - Like many college students, Cathy S. of Denver, was using her credit cards to cover the many costs for school not covered by her student loans. Cathy was forced to rely on her credit cards again when unexpected veterinary bills for her dog pushed her further into debt. She quickly became overwhelmed with stress when her minimum payments grew to $300 - the amount of a car payment. She knew it was time to do something, so she contacted Credit Solutions, the leader in the debt settlement industry.

"Choosing Credit Solutions was an easy decision because it was honest," said Cathy. "I looked at the website and it had testimonials like this. I was able to see the other people who were going through the same thing who were helped."

In a new video review at http://www.creditsolutions.com/service/success.html, Cathy, along with her Italian greyhound Winston, describes the pressures of dealing with financial stress while working towards her education. Cathy also excitedly reads her first settlement letter and shares the remarkable feeling of settling her first account. In only 10 months in the Credit Solutions program, Cathy had settled $13,425.97 of debt for $5,303.01, saving her $8,122.96 at 61 percent off of her total debt.

"They really do answer your questions, and they really care about your well-being," she said of the advisors she spoke with at Credit Solutions. "It was about them helping me get out of debt."

"I know that financial hardship can happen to anybody, even a person who's in school and has loans and grants," Cathy said of the invaluable lessons she has learned from the Credit Solutions program. "Now, every paycheck I get, I save a certain portion of it and it goes into my savings account. And I don't touch it. I leave it there to help with anything that comes up."

The U.S. debt settlement industry leader, Credit Solutions uses its experience, leverage and volume on consumers' behalf, negotiating directly with creditors to facilitate repayment of consumer debts at a reduced percentage of the total amount owed.

Upon completing the 12- to 36-month settlement program, all of the consumer client's debts included in the program are "settled," or resolved with zero balances.

Since its 2003 founding, Credit Solutions has settled over $1.2 billion in unsecured client debt and currently manages over $2.25 billion of consumer debt for nearly 100,000 U.S. clients.

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IObit Launches Advanced Uninstaller to Remove Stubborn Software for Free

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Boston, MA (IObit) March 22, 2010 -- IObit today announces the release of Advanced Uninstaller, a free lightweight software uninstall utility designed for uninstalling unwanted applications and removing stubborn files and folders installed on your computer.

"Most of users are suffering from slow computers, but they rarely know this is most likely caused by more and more applications over time," says Tim, IObit's CTO, "What's worse, the left over files of incompletely uninstalled programs often leads to critical system errors and system crash. Advanced Uninstaller can solve these headaches without any cost, while Windows built-in Add/Remove Programs function sucks."

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About Advanced Uninstaller: Advanced Uninstaller works on Windows 7/ Vista/ XP/ 2000 (32bit or 64bit), multi-language supported. For more information, please visit the product homepage: http://www.iobit.com/advanceduninstaller.html

About IObit: IObit (www.iobit.com) is an innovative and young company founded in 2004 by two young programmers. With the release and popularity of Advanced WindowsCare v1 in 2005, IObit has become one of the most successful new companies in the Internet. IObit is also a provider of award-winning software products designed to deliver superior performance, protection and security to PC users.

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Little girl with brain tumor meets Cinderella thanks to Kids Wish Network

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March 22, 2010 (MMD Newswire) -- MacKenzie is a 3-year-old girl who loves Hannah Montana and the Disney princesses. But while most little girls her age spend their time playing with toys and dolls, MacKenzie prepares for another MRI, and her parents hope the news is good.

In September of 2008, MacKenzie was diagnosed with Astrocytoma: a cancerous brain tumor located near her brain stem and spinal cord. Due to the tumor's location, MacKenzie has a hard time with her eating habits, as the area of the brain that controls hunger is affected. Doctors were able to remove roughly 85 percent of the tumor and implanted a g-tube allowing MacKenzie to receive regular meals. She continues to have MRIs to ensure no new growth is occurring.

A close friend of MacKenzie's mother referred MacKenzie to national charity Kids Wish Network, whose mission is to create happy memories, infuse hope and improve the quality of life for children. Lisa, MacKenzie's mom, was surprised at the referral.

"I knew nothing about it. We got a call that said MacKenzie had been referred by my friend," she said.

For her wish, MacKenzie chose to visit the Florida theme parks. Kids Wish Network arranged for the family - which includes MacKenzie, her parents and two brothers - to stay at the beautiful Regal Sun Resort in Lake Buena Vista, and various dinners were also set up including a Pirates Dinner Adventure.

"MacKenzie loves princesses and castles and that's why she chose this for her wish," Lisa said. "At Disney she got to meet Cinderella and was very excited about it. She was shy but she took a picture and got to talk to her. She wanted to do it again after it was over."

MacKenzie is just one of over 73,000 children that Kids Wish Network has created a happy memory for this year. Lisa said everything was wonderful.

"Just seeing the whole trip through all of our kids' eyes was awesome. It's something we wouldn't have been able to do without Kids Wish Network."

Kids Wish Network would like to thank the following for helping to make MacKenzie's wish extra special: The Regal Sun Resort, Compassion Partners, Pirates Dinner Theater, NYPD Pizza, Elephant Bar and Wonderworks.

Kids Wish Network is a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children. Kids Wish Network is especially proud of their "Guardian Angel Fund", which uses 100% of its contributions to support the wish granting program. If you know a child between the ages of 3 and 18 who may be in need of wish granting services, or would like to contribute to a child's wish, please call 727-937-3600 or toll free 888-918-9004. For more information on Kids Wish Network, visit their website at www.kidswishnetwork.org

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A Big Risk Rebound - More To Come?

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A Big Risk Rebound - More To Come?

A big rebound in risk after the market started the week on back foot after a chaotic triple witching for US equities on Friday and a weak opening this week on the passage of the historic US health care bill. Today's rally basically erased the risk aversion brought on by these developments and brought the market back approximately to its Thursday closing levels. EURUSD likewise recovered from a bout of weakness below 1.3500 after the Greek Deputy Prime Minister lashed out with aggressive language against the Euro and especially Germany, which he said was enjoying the destabilization brought on by Greece and profiting from the weak Euro and whose banks are speculating in Greek debt.

A Bloomberg article discusses the PBOC 's Zhou's suggestion that US and China may engage in bilateral talks to address the pressing yuan issue since the political 'noise' isn't helping the situation. Consensus is firming for some kind of revaluation of the yuan in coming months. It will most likely be the slow revaluation model that it employed consistently in 2005-08 and to the tune of about 5% per year, unless China experiences some kind of trouble. Others believe the odds for a step revaluation initially are high, including Goldman Sachs' economicst Jim O'Neill. The kneejerk response to any move toward revaluation will likely be risk negative because it is an effective tightening on growth, and this market is enjoying a speculative bubble brought on by low interest rates and won't like the news.. Now that the Obama administration is over its massive campaign to get healthcare passed, it can spend more political attention and time to the yuan issue. Any steps the Chinese take are likely to be cautious ones, so this may prove less of a market mover than many anticipate would be the case.

Chart: EURUSD

Today's rejection of the sell-off looks like a bullish hammer formation, though the magnitude of the reversal is modest and only came after a fairly steep sell-off from above 1.3800.

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Chart: AUDUSD

We have a bullish formation after a day like today on the daily charts, but the shorter term charts help to reveal the damage done by the latest sell-off. If AUDUSD dips again toward the 0.9100 level, it will create an interesting head and shoulders pattern. Key resistance for this immediate move higher is coming up in the 0.618/0.764 Fibonacci retracement levels between 0.9185 and 0.9210. As always, eyes will be on risk appetite for direction for the pair. AUD is looking extremely overvalued in the longer term picture, but it's challenging to find a trigger for any sell-off as long as risk indicators are all swimming more or less higher. There is no data out of note from Australia this week, though the RBA's Lowe is out speaking at a conference on Thursday and RBA Governor Stevens is set to speak to a conference on Friday. The most interesting unknown for the Aussie besides the direction of risk appetite is whether, when and to what extent China will move to revalue its currency.

Chart: Gold

The most interesting non-FX chart at the moment is Gold, where the renewed sell-off has completed the neckline of a head and shoulders formation, a break below which would be considered technically bearish. It is interesting to see Gold performing relatively poorly while risk appetite has been on the rise. Nor has gold benefited from renewed EuroZone worries or all of the talk of the risk of sovereign default. With gold breaking down below 1100, where does the next support come in for the precious metal? And should this chart have any negative implications for AUD.

Looking ahead

Tomorrow's UK CPI/RPI numbers are likely to tell us whether today's rally attempt from sterling will have any follow-through, or whether today is a one off EURGBP down day on negative Euro sentiment. The SNB's Hildebrand will also be very important to watch now that EURCHF has traded so persistently negatively of late.

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