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Nov 24, 2014, 10:34 ET

Entrepreneur Answers President's Call to Be Brother's Keeper with Website and E-Book to Empower Black Men

 In the wake of President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper Initiative", entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, radio and TV show host, Coach...

Nov 18, 2014, 09:12 ET

Michael Schwerdtfeger Releases Free eBook "The Inner Workings of a Deal: Tips for a Successful Transaction"

 Michael Schwerdtfeger, a sell-side mergers and acquisitions advisor to middle market businesses and managing director at Chapman Associates,...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:40 ET

Boston Elder Care Expert and Author A. Michael Bloom Launches Website to Offer Practical Support for Caregivers Just in Time for the Holidays

 Tens of millions of people are selflessly caring for a sick or elderly loved one. The demands on time, money, and energy for those thrust into...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:54 ET

A Father's Personal Journey Through Science, Scripture, and Same-Sex Love

 Much has been debated about faith and homosexuality; and both sides have demonized and excluded the other. In a new book, Science, Scripture...

Nov 04, 2014, 08:30 ET

New Paranormal Mystery Series Revealed on Daytime TV

 Michael Allan Scott wraps up 2014 with a television media tour showcasing the Lance Underphal Mystery series. Four separate appearances will...

Oct 24, 2014, 16:33 ET
Sanford Darling, House of 1000 Paintings (Santa Barbara, CA). Photo: John Turner, 1975.

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE - New exhibition series explores the role of place in the human experience

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, a series of five exhibitions at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, explores the concept that there are places, large or...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:33 ET

Michael Drobot, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach CEO, files defamation lawsuit against plaintiff attorneys

Michael D. Drobot, Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, this week filed a $50 million dollar defamation lawsuit against a...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:45 ET

Real World Of Mafia Boss, Michael Franzese And His True Life Redemption Shown Through Scenes Of The Crucifixion, Deemed Too Violent By MPAA In Upcoming Film "God The Father"

The upcoming release God the Father, slated for release on October 31, the day Michael Franzese, once dubbed the Prince of the Mafia, became a...

Oct 14, 2014, 08:30 ET

Author's Troubled Past Inspires Acclaimed Mystery Series

 When asked about solitary confinement in an Arizona felony block, Scott said, "Some things are better left a mystery." Yet he admits to...

Oct 14, 2014, 05:00 ET

Sir Peter Michael Receives Wine Spectator's Distinguished Service Award for 2014

Sir Peter Michael, proprietor of Peter Michael Winery in the Knights Valley region of Sonoma County, is the recipient of Wine Spectator's...

Oct 13, 2014, 16:13 ET

Iconic 7 Deadly Zins Gets A Facelift

 Brothers Mike and Dave Phillips of Michael David Winery have been producing the winery's flagship wine, 7 Deadly Zins, for over a...

Oct 08, 2014, 14:30 ET
Culinary Art Car construction at Lakeshore Technical College, 8/2014. A Connecting Communities collaboration. Photo: John Michael Kohler Arts Center. (PRNewsFoto/John Michael Kohler Arts Center)

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Culinary Art Car Rolls into the Sheboygan Community

Blending the art-car tradition and the commercial food truck, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, in partnership with Lakeshore Technical College,...

Oct 08, 2014, 08:40 ET
Black Men Rock cover (PRNewsFoto/Michael Taylor)

Black Entrepreneur and Author Challenges the View of Black Male Crisis in America

 Coach Michael Taylor, author of Black Men Rock, and founder of the Black Men Rock website, proves in his book and website that...

Oct 03, 2014, 07:00 ET
Michaels "Trick Your Pumpkin" Sweepstakes (PRNewsFoto/Michaels Stores, Inc.)

Michaels Challenges Customers To "Trick Your Pumpkin"

 Michaels (Nasdaq: MIK), North America's leading arts and crafts store, will kick off the Halloween season with its annual in store Great...

Sep 26, 2014, 08:15 ET
HydroSense, a team of students from the University of Washington, won the 2009 Environmental Innovation Challenge with a water-usage monitoring technology. HydroSense was acquired by Belkin in 2010. (PRNewsFoto/Michael Foster Schl of Business)

Innovation takes flight as Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition at University of Washington

 Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental...

Sep 25, 2014, 12:07 ET

Michaels Teams With Top Designer Isaac Mizrahi To Introduce Isaac Mizrahi "CRAFT"

Michaels, North America's leading arts and crafts store, is the exclusive retailer for Isaac Mizrahi CRAFT, the designer's new yarn collection...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:45 ET

Why I Run: Local Businessman Raises Funds For Clean Water Initiative

 Local businessman and attorney Michael S. Melfi has partnered with Hope Water Project to raise $5,000 for a fresh water well for the Pokot...

Sep 22, 2014, 08:35 ET
Fitzmaurice Hand Institute (PRNewsFoto/Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice)

Phoenix Arizona Hand Doctor Develops Revolutionary New Surgery System, Eliminates Need for Large Incisions

 For many people experiencing issues with their hands or wrists, surgery often means facing the prospect of large, painful incisions and long...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:27 ET
China's Super Consumers John Wiley and Son's Amazon's September "Best Books of the Month" (PRNewsFoto/Savio Chan and Michael Zakkour)

"China's Super Consumers" Scores Amazon's September "Best Books of the Month"

 Co-Authors Savio Chan of Great Neck, NY and Michael Zakkour of Livingston, NJ, are generating buzz and praise for their collaborative work...

Sep 12, 2014, 16:45 ET

Kathryn Chenault Hosted a Post Show Reception Celebrating the b michael AMERICA Couture Spring 2015 Collection

B Michael showed his 2015 Spring Collection at New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in New York City. Just...