Breaking News - Nevada Candidate sues Feds over Gun Control Act

May 10, 2016

Barry Michaels, a Democrat running for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District (www.michaelsforcongress.com) filed a class action lawsuit against the federal government on March 15, 2016. Michaels is a convicted felon and under federal law, he cannot possess a firearm to protect himself and his family. According to Michaels: "It makes no sense to be able to serve in Congress or even become. President of the United States, but be barred for life from owning a firearm to protect myself and my loved ones. I could have my finger on the nuclear trigger but not on the trigger of a Colt 45.  The idea of creating second class citizens contradicts the Constitution and more specifically, the Second Amendment.” Michaels alleges the Federal Gun Control Act 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(1), as applied to him and millions of other similarly situated law-abiding felons, violates their constitutional rights. The complaint which alleges several other...

Travelers Visiting Everglades National Park Can Now Buy Passes In Advance Online At No Additional Cost

May 10, 2016

As the National Park Service marks its Centennial this year, it is moving into the digital age for its next 100 years. Visitors to can now purchase their entrance passes online, in advance, at no additional cost, with Go City Card’s   The digital Everglades National Park Pass is delivered instantly via email and can be printed out or displayed on a smart phone for immediate access to the park. By purchasing their pass online, visitors will save time versus paying at the gate, and will no longer need to hold on to a traditional paper pass when visiting the park over multiple days.   The digital pass is available in several different options: seven-day entrance passes are $20 for private vehicles, $15 for a motorcycle, and $8 for pedestrians/cyclists. Annual passes are also available for $40 and provides unlimited visits to the park.   According to Ted Stimpson, Chief Executive Officer at Go City Card, “We are thrilled...

American Farmer Popcorn introduces White House Cheddar Popcorn, in time for 2016 US Presidential election

May 10, 2016

The buildup to this year’s Presidential election has been perhaps the most devicive, contentious—and flat out strange—in our country’s history.   The Republicans’ presumed candidate (a real estate mogul and reality TV star) who has stunned the poliical arena that has made history bringiing in millions of new voters to the Republican party.  Meanwhile, the most compelling Democratic candidate is a 74-year old socialist who is connecting with millennials young enough to be his grandkids, and who may change the Democratic Party forever—all without being his party’s nominee. (Furthermore, the Democrats’ presumptive nominee may just end up being our country’s first female President).  One thing is for sure, is that this election historic.  Knowing that this is the election of a lifetime—and how important it is for every citizen to get out in vote and have their voice be heard—American Farmer Popcorn...

Outreach bringing hope to stop gun violence in milwaukee

May 10, 2016

Hello, to all my Brothers and Sisters in Christ and Fellow Co-laborers of the Gospel, I bring you greetings from Faith Harvest Outreach. As I look around our city, it is plagued by various crimes; prostitution, drug and alcohol addictions, robbery, rape, murder, suicide and hopelessness. We, as the Faith community, know the root cause of all these unlawful acts is “sin”.  As we watch our elected officials and law enforcement fuss and point the finger at one another, trying to scramble to come up with the answers to slow down or even stop some of these problems; they do not have the answer, but we do. It’s time for the Faith community to galvanize around a common goal and that is to take the good news to a dying world. Paul said in Galatians 3:8, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there...

Portfolio Diversification: Tompkins Financial Advisors Present What Everyone Needs to Consider

May 09, 2016

Portfolio Diversification: What You Need to Consider Portfolio diversification is an important investment strategy that reduces risk and positions you to achieve your investment goals. This is not something most people can do for themselves. Creating a diversified portfolio requires the expertise of a financial advisor. It is a complex process that takes a number of factors into consideration.  Tompkins Financial Advisors works with clients to align their financial goals with sound investment strategies. What factors need to be considered for diversification? A sound investment strategy is based on a number of personal factors. These include: your goals; your investment horizon, or the period of time you will have for active investment, and when you want to achieve particular goals; your risk tolerance; how much liquidity you need, meaning how quickly an investment can be turned back into cash; how much you have to...

Elite Mobility Service LLC Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting at the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

May 09, 2016

Locally-owned Elite Mobility Service LLC announced today that it’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, officially celebrating Elite’s start of business operations, will be conducted at the Palm Desert California Chamber of Commerce, 72559 CA-111, Palm Desert, CA 92260, Thursday May 12, 2016 at 1:15 pm. “We are thrilled that the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce invited us to conduct our ribbon cutting ceremony at their offices in Palm Desert. The Chamber is a great partner for local businesses and is critical for us to get the word out about our services here in the Coachella Valley.”  says Elite Mobility CEO, Paulina Cone. As part of their commitment to their clients and community Elite Mobility offers non emergency medical transportation as well as additional transportation services for wheelchair and scooter users for daily living errands, including bank, super market, mall, hair dresser and post office visits. Elite...

April’s Business For Sale Deals Up 14% Over Last Year Says BizBen Index

May 10, 2016

California business for sale transactions for this April are up 14% over the previous April, it was reported by the BizBen Index. The number of transactions completed in the month of April this year reached 1,362 compared to the 1,193 of 2015. The 1,362 completed transactions represents a slight decrease from the total sold last month, but so far this year sales are up 12.6% over last year. "I think what we are seeing with the increase in small business for sale transactions this year is that the economy, specifically the California economy, is improving.’ said Peter Siegel, MBA, Founder and President of BizBen.com, parent of the BizBen Index. Siegel explained, "Because of the improved economy both in California and nationwide, we are seeing more small business owners decide that now is the time to sell and more buyers willing to invest.” Other reasons for the improved sales rate, according to Siegel, are easier access to business purchase...

Financial Experts Speak To Social Security Loopholes that Helped Optimize Benefits Shut Down as of May 1, 2016

May 09, 2016

As of May 1, 2016, a Social Security rule that had allowed spouses to use a “file-and-suspend” option to assist in optimizing their Social Security benefits is longer be available. The change, part of a November 2015 bipartisan budget act of 2015, means that spouses who had planned to coordinate benefits in order to increase the overall amount of income they receive from Social Security no longer have that option. In addition, people older than age 66 who filed for benefits and suspended them in order to increase their payout rate later are no longer able to receive a retroactive lump sum payment if they change their mind and cancel the suspension before age 70. These latest cuts to Social Security options were added to previous rule changes that closed other strategic filing options in 2015, in order to save money in the Social Security program. According to Anthony Kurnellas, President of Omnitrust Financial Group in Jacksonville Florida, the file-and-suspend...

Mansfield Plumbing Introduces RestoreTM ACR Walk-In Tub

May 10, 2016

           The new cast acrylic RestoreTM ACR Walk-In Tub from Mansfield Plumbing boasts a low 7" entry threshold, 17" high ADA-compliant seat and easy-to-access cable-operated drain.  Available as a bathtub, whirlpool, air bath, combination whirlpool and air bath, or MicroDermTM Therapeutic Bath, Restore ACR is IAPMO approved and is manufactured in the U.S.A.             "We've just made walk-in bathing experiences easier and more comfortable," says Haley Davis, product manager with . "There are 10 different models of the Restore ACR and they all feature a non-rusting door hinge and handle, water-tight inward swinging door, textured slip-resistant floor, and a high seat that allows the bather to remain upright while being completely submerged.            ...

THE LARGEST EVENT FOCUSED ON ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL USE OF WEARABLES COMES TO ATLANTA NEXT MONTH

May 09, 2016

The , the only conference focused exclusively on the use of wearable technology for business and industrial applications, will take place June 16-17, 2016 at the W Downtown in Atlanta.  Savvy enterprises are recognizing wearable devices as a means to solve a number of pain points within their businesses, including productivity, cost and safety issues as well as issues around effective remote technical support, remote collaboration, on-the-job training, and customer service. EWTS focuses on real-world case studies of how the most forward-thinking enterprises are utilizing wearables in order to innovate, increase efficiencies, cut costs, and improve the safety of employees in the field. Over the course of the two-day conference, leading enterprise technology experts from Volvo, GE, NASA, Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin, DHL, BMW, Hershey’s,...

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