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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Against NQ Mobile, Inc. and Certain Officers - NQ
Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against NQ Mobile, Inc. ("NQ Mobile" or the "Company") (NYSE: NQ) and certain of its officers MarketWire

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. Confirms Dividends for January 15, 2014
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. ("Peyto") (TSX: PEY) confirms that the monthly dividend with respect to December 2013 of $0.08 per common share is to be paid on January 15, 2014, for shareholders of record on December 31, 2013. The ex-dividend date is December 27, 2013. MarketWire

CyberFuels Inc. Signs Representation Agreement With Universal Fuels & Additives
EncounterCare Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ECSL) today announced that its subsidiary CyberFuels, Inc. has signed a Representation Agreement with Universal Fuels & additives MarketWire

SKTO's Medical Greens Announces Start of Distribution of Dharmanol(TM)
SK3 Group, Inc's (OTC Pink: SKTO) subsidiary Medical Greens is pleased to announce that the first batch of Dharmanol™ has been manufactured and is ready to be rolled out for California distribution. MarketWire

INGREDION INCORPORATED DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.42 PER SHARE; COMPANY INCREASES DIVIDEND BY 11 PERCENT
WESTCHESTER, Ill., December 13, 2013 - The Board of Directors of Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share on the Company's common stock, which is an increase of 11 percent compared to the previous quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share GlobeNewswire

Top Industrial Market News Stories for Second Week of December 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com/. MarketWire

Tourism Office of Spain in Miami and Extenda Presented the Latest Trends in Tapas From Spain at a Unique Interactive Cooking Show
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - The first interactive cooking show ever offered by the Tourism Office of Spain in Miami and Extenda, Trade Promotion Agency of Andalusia, took place at Miami's trendy Design District. The culinary event conducted by acclaimed Spaniard Chef Bruno Oteiza was part of the "Tapas: Spanish Design for Food" exhibit. MarketWire

The Color Run Becomes Global Sensation
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - The Color Run™, the largest event series in the United States and the original paint race, is gearing up for their 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour, which will be bigger, brighter and happier than ever. MarketWire

ION Media Networks Announces Expected Dividend
WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - ION Media Networks, Inc. is announcing today that it expects to pay a dividend to its common shareholders of approximately $720 million.  MarketWire

Chester Community Charter School Students to Receive Visit from Santa Claus, Personal Gifts Totaling More Than $55,000
CHESTER, PA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - MarketWire

HSMAI Announces Adrian Award for the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (CACVB) has been recognized once again for its outstanding marketing efforts. The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has chosen the CACVB's social media campaign for a prestigious Adrian Gold Award MarketWire

PEDEVCO Corp. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock
DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - PEDEVCO Corp. (NYSE MKT: PED), an energy company engaged in the acquisition and development of strategic high-value energy projects in the U.S. and Asia, announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 3,250,000 shares of its common stock MarketWire

Kindred Bio Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (Kindred Bio), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering exercised in full their option to purchase up to 1,125,000 additional shares of its common stock at the initial public offering price of $7.00 per share. MarketWire

SHAREHOLER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action Against Unilife Corporation and Certain Officers - UNIS
Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS) and certain of its officers MarketWire

Strategic News Service Partners With Park City Institute for New Speaker Series
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce the launch of a partnership with the new Park City Institute (PCI) for a "Future in Review" Speaker Series at The Eccles Center, Park City, Utah MarketWire

Helix BioPharma Corp. Announces Fiscal Q1 2014 Results
Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX: HBP) (FRANKFURT: HBP), a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates for the prevention and treatment of cancer, today announced financial results for the three-month period ended October 31, 2013. MarketWire

Zion & Zion Awarded #1 "Best Place to Work" by Phoenix Business Journal
Zion & Zion (@ZIONandZION) was announced as the #1 Best Place to Work at yesterday's Phoenix Business Journal (@phxbizjournal) "Best Places to Work" awards luncheon held at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. This is the third time Zion & Zion has made the list in the 50 employees and under category and the second award this year Zion & Zion has received for its workplace culture. MarketWire

Missing Council Members and Other Frustrations as Long Beach Voters Grow Impatient for Action on Medical Marijuana
The Long Beach City Attorney's Office -- tasked back in September with drafting a new medical marijuana ordinance to replace the current ban -- attempted to seek further input from the City Council at last Tuesday's meeting, but was thwarted when the absence of three council members forced another postponement of the issue. MarketWire

Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. Declares $0.199 Ordinary Income Distribution
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JOF) (the "Fund") announced that it would make an ordinary income distribution of $0.199 per share to shareholders of record on December 23, 2013. The ex-dividend date is December 19, 2013. MarketWire

Abby Presents the 12 Days of Christmas Pin-Ups
Abby, Inc. (OTCQB: ABBY) MarketWire

Brookline Hotel Staff Helps Families in Need
This holiday season, staff at the Courtyard Boston Brookline, a hotel near Longwood Medical Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, is donating their time and energy to help families in need. MarketWire

Create a Magical Winter Wonderland Experience From Hotels in Niagara Falls, Ontario
Discover the magic of Niagara Falls in the wintertime for an extraordinary escape filled with sparkling lights, explosive fireworks and fun things to do near the natural wonder. MarketWire

Four-Star Hotel in Nice, France Shows Travelers the Best of the French Riviera
Traveling to Nice is an unforgettable experience. But even in a destination as renowned and opulent as the French Riviera, all hotels are not created equal. Some promise a location central to all the best shopping and sights. Some pride themselves on world-class luxury. Some focus on their proximity to the beach MarketWire

'Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and Be Merry at a Downtown Brussels Restaurant
Entertaining during the holidays is one of those concepts that is more fun to envisage than enact. The dream usually involves friends and family laughing over a gourmet meal with the host at the head of the table. The reality may have the friends and family, but the host is generally confined to the kitchen in order to prepare, serve and clean up the meal MarketWire

Hotel Package in Mumbai Includes Concierge-Level Accommodation and Daily Credit
Getting the most out of a hotel stay can mean different things to different travelers, but with the Indian Winter Special at the JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai, every guest gets something extra with their stay. MarketWire

Barona Resort and Casino's 12 Days of Christmas Delivers 5 Times the Points
Barona Resort & Casino is skipping the partridge and pear tree and giving players what they really want this holiday season: more points on the loosest slots in San Diego! Come make your Christmas merry and bright with 5x the points on slots and Keno all day and night. MarketWire

Waikiki Hotel Celebrates With Community This Christmas
Hawaii might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about Christmas -- after all, the state offers beautiful beaches rather than falling snow -- and while the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is celebrating with a festive tree, it's also making sure to put a local twist on this time-honored tradition. MarketWire

Miami Beach's Most Glamorous Hotel Suites Receive an Exciting Makeover
Miami Beach is known for many things, like perfect aqua waves, endless sunshine and architecture that is as attractive as the celebrities who frequent the area. And while there is much to admire in South Beach, nothing captures the historical grandeur and geographical flair for luxury quite like that epitome of Miami's Art Deco hotels, the Courtyard Cadillac Miami Beach/Oceanfront MarketWire

First of Two Trillium CNG Stations in Richmond, Va., Area Goes Into Service
Natural gas began flowing at a new CNG fueling station at the SUPERVALU INC. distribution facility located at 8258 Richfood Road in Mechanicsville, Va. The private station features the high performance fast-fill hydraulic intensifier from Trillium CNG™, a business unit of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG) MarketWire

younity Introduces Ephemeral File Sharing -- Private, Auto-Deleting File Sharing via the younity Personal Cloud
younity (http://getyounity.com), the "personal cloud" service that enables people to access all their files from all their devices all the time without planning ahead or syncing, today introduced a new social sharing feature to their media streaming application: Ephemeral File Sharing MarketWire

Martini Ranked the #2 Digital Native Organization on Newest MyersBizNet Survey of Advertising Executives
Martini, the experts in engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, has been ranked second among 42 leading "digital native" company sales organizations by respondents of the MyersBizNet Advertiser and Agency Media Satisfaction Survey - 2013. MarketWire

AxoGen CEO Karen Zaderej Interview on Clear Channel Business Talk Radio DFW1190AM by Michael Yorba
AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in the science and commercialization of surgical solutions for peripheral nerve repair, today announced CEO Karen Zaderej will be interviewed live today at 3:45pm EST on Clear Channel's business talk radio show "The Trader Network" by host Michael Yorba. MarketWire

Marani Brands Publicizes Video on Company's Major Updates With Don Baillargeon of MoneyTV
Marani Brands (OTC Pink: MRIB) Marani Brands publicizes video on Company's major updates with Don Baillargeon of MoneyTV. MarketWire

Pine Valley Mining Corporation Announces Dividend Declared on Common Shares
Pine Valley Mining Corporation (the "Company") (OTCBB: PVMCF) announces that it has declared a dividend of $0.02 per share (aggregating $1,514,657) on its issued and outstanding 75,732,878 common shares, payable on January 15, 2014 to the holders of record at the close of business on January 6, 2014. MarketWire

The Carney Effect? UK Small- and Mid-Cap Equities an Apparent Beneficiary of UK Economic Recovery, According to the Russell Global Indexes
Nearly six months since Mark Carney became Bank of England Governor, Russell Global Indexes reflect varied performance across cap tiers within the UK equity market. MarketWire

NAR Praises Positive Federal Housing Administration Actuarial Review
The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown: MarketWire

Houston Custom Home Builder Jonathon Casada Is Awarded Builder of the Month
Custom home builder Jonathon Casada was named the builder of the month in the city of Piney Point Village in Houston, Texas. Casada received the award the first week of December in honor of his custom home work during the month of November, specifically 152 Radney Road. MarketWire

Gold Eagle Co. Supports Launch of Illinois Manufacturing Lab Announced Today by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
Gold Eagle Co., an industry pioneer of aftermarket fluids and additives and manufacturer of best-selling brands including STA-BIL® and 303® Products, joined Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, UI Labs and University of Illinois representatives to announce the launch of the Illinois Manufacturing Lab (IML) at Gold Eagle's headquarters today MarketWire

Research Published in WOUNDS Demonstrates Benefits of Continuous Bedside Pressure Mapping in a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program in ICU
New research published in WOUNDS, the most widely read, peer-reviewed journal focusing on wound care and wound research, demonstrated improved patient outcomes in the prevention of pressure ulcers for intensive care unit (ICU) patients with the use of Wellsense's M.A.P™, the first-ever continuous bedside pressure mapping system MarketWire

ZMDI Is Extending its DC/DC Regulator Solutions With the Launch of the ZSPM4023, a Wide Input Voltage, Energy-Efficient IC Providing Up to 12A of Output Current in a Small, Integrated Package
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. MarketWire

Creating Flavor Memories
(Family Features) Flavor is a universal language. It's the common thread in family celebrations, friendly get-togethers and cultural gatherings around the world. It connects us across generations and geography and has the power to unite and define us. MarketWire

Hotel's Festive Spirit Brings Gingerbread Village to Life Near Mall of America
The holiday spirit is alive and well at one of the premier Airport hotels near Minneapolis where guests are greeted with an elaborate Gingerbread Village inside the hotel lobby. MarketWire

ShopStyle Signs Supermodel Miranda Kerr to Star in New Advertising Campaign
POPSUGAR Inc., a global women's lifestyle brand at the intersection of content and commerce, today announced that it has signed international supermodel and entrepreneur Miranda Kerr to star in ShopStyle's national advertising campaign. The print ad was shot by noted fashion photographer Terry Richardson, and the TV ad was directed by Peter Glanz in New York MarketWire

GMN Aerospace Delivers 15 Millionth BAC Part
On December 11, GMN Aerospace by GM Nameplate celebrated the delivery of their 15 millionth Boeing Commercial Aircraft part to the Boeing Supply Chain. GMN Aerospace commemorated the milestone with a celebratory delivery of the 15 millionth part to the Boeing supply chain MarketWire

Audi to Advertise in Super Bowl XLVIII With Spot for the All-New A3
Sixty-second spot to air in first in-game commercial break after halftime 2014 marks the seventh consecutive year for the brand as an advertiser in the big game Spot to feature the all-new Audi A3, arriving in U.S. showrooms in Spring 2014 Audi of America today announced its return to the Super Bowl with a :60 spot featuring the all-new Audi A3 MarketWire

RealMassive(TM) Launches the First Real-Time Commercial Real Estate Information Marketplace
Today, RealMassive, Inc. launched the first marketplace for real-time commercial real estate information, empowering commercial real estate professionals with immediate, transparent access to the property data they need to optimize and accelerate deal flow MarketWire

Orion Holdings Is a 2013 Crain's New York "Best Places to Work"
Orion Holdings, a unit of IPG Mediabrands, was selected by Crain's New York Business as a 2013 "Best Places to Work." The agency was presented with a trophy at a luncheon event held by the publication in New York City and was featured in the December 9, 2013 issue of the magazine. MarketWire

Bill.com Offers Free Webinar on How to Have a Paperless 2014
Bill.com, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, today announced that it will offer a free webinar, "Quick-Start Training for a Paperless 2014" on Wednesday, December 18, at 10 a.m. PT. Registration is currently available at http://cashflow.bill.com/1218CountdowntoPaperless_LandingPage.html. MarketWire

Younity Introduces Ephemeral File Sharing: "Disappearing Ink" in the Personal Cloud
Younity (www.getyounity.com), the "personal cloud" service that enables users to access all of their files across multiple devices, today introduced a new component to their popular cross-platform service: Ephemeral File Sharing MarketWire

Krystal Resorts Feature Cancun as a Must-Travel December Vacation Destination
While there are many different travel destinations to visit this December, few offer the beauty, excitement and experiences that Cancun, Mexico does. GlobeNewswire

Top Private Residence Club Hacienda Encantada Shares Details of a Magical Wedding Experience
Hacienda Encantada is a top Cabo San Lucas luxury resort that offers unbeatable wedding experiences for couples that wish to have a truly magical wedding day this holiday. GlobeNewswire

INGREDION INCORPORATED REPURCHASES 2.5 MILLION SHARES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER; BOARD OF DIRECTORS AUTHORIZES NEW 4 MILLION SHARE STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM
WESTCHESTER, Ill., December 13, 2013 -Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new stock repurchase program permitting the purchase of up to 4 million of its outstanding common shares, effective on December 13, 2013 and expiring on December 12, 2018 GlobeNewswire

Raymond James Updates Research Coverage on ADF Group (TSX:DRX) Increasing Target Price - Video Research Alert on InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, December 13, 2013 - Raymond James Ltd. has updated coverage on ADF Group (TSX:DRX). Following the release of the 3rd quarter results, analyst Frederic Bastien reaffirmed his position and raised his target price to $4.00 from $2.75, a premium of 44% to the $2.80 price the day his report was issued. GlobeNewswire

Starpoint Resort Group and GeoHoliday Club Receive Rave Reviews about the Jockey Club
GeoHoliday Club Reviews are in for the month of November, and members are raving about the incredible vacation experiences they have had at the Jockey Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. GlobeNewswire

Ben de Bruyn appointed as new CEO of ENR Russia Invest SA as of 1 January 2014
ENR Russia Invest SA /Ben de Bruyn appointed as new CEO of ENR Russia Invest SA as of 1 January 2014. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Grand Travel Worldwide Shares Tips on Making Holiday Airline Travel Easier
Grand Travel Worldwide, a luxury vacation provider, is striving to make all holiday travel enjoyable for airline travelers by providing the following helpful tips. GlobeNewswire

GumGum to Introduce New Viewability Metric to Its Display Ad Platform
GumGum (www.gumgum.com) today announced it is introducing a new viewability metric into its premium display advertising platform for brands, utilizing data and insights from leading viewability provider DoubleVerify. MarketWire

Holiday Shopping Alert: Turn Holiday Spending Into College Savings With the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program
HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - State Treasurer Rob McCord today encouraged Pennsylvanians to give the gift of education by opening or contributing to a Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program account.  MarketWire

The Christmas You Thought You Knew
We are all familiar with the Christmas routine that comes around each year; the humble mince pie, singing carollers -- and bad cracker jokes. What most of us don't know are the strange, but wonderful traditions from around the globe -- and some of the history behind our most well-known and not so well-known festive traditions. MarketWire

Sandlot Solutions Becomes Certified as a Health Data Intermediary in Minnesota
Healthcare clinical data interoperability, exchange, and analytics continue to be top of mind for healthcare providers. Sandlot Solutions, a physician-developed healthcare information technology company, expanded its national reach and participation in statewide initiatives MarketWire

Education Startup Koru Raises $4.35 Million to Quickly Create and Place Workplace-Ready College Graduates
Koru (http://www.joinkoru.com/), an education startup focused on decreasing the staggering -- 44 percent -- underemployment rate among recent college graduates in the U.S., today announced $4.35 million in funding. Investors are Maveron, who led the round, Battery Ventures, First Round Capital and a16z seed as well as a small number of individual investors MarketWire

Cisco and the Province of Ontario Collaborate to Plan One of the Tech Sector's Largest Job Creation Initiatives
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) -- Premier Kathleen Wynne and Cisco Canada President Nitin Kawale announced today an agreement that aims to significantly accelerate Ontario's status as a leader in technology innovation and key player in the global research and development landscape. MarketWire

Old National Bank Names Bradford and Ellspermann to Executive Leadership Group
Old National Bank (NASDAQ: ONB) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Bradford, CEO North Central Region, and Ken Ellspermann, President, Old National Investments, to its Executive Leadership Group (ELG), which is comprised of Old National's senior-most leaders and responsible for helping to shape all policy and strategy decisions for the company. MarketWire

BCS Championship, Rose Bowl Are Top-Selling Bowl Games at TicketNetwork.com
While the regular college football season is over, the 2013-14 college bowl season is set to kick off a schedule of 35 games in just over a week. MarketWire

Royalton Resorts Guests Experience the Luxurious and Exclusive DreamBed(TM)
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - Royalton Luxury Resorts offer the best, all inclusive vacations with world-class amenities and now guests booking holiday vacations at Royalton White Sands Montego Bay and Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino can enjoy a restful sleep on a premium DreamBed™ mattress MarketWire

Abroad101 Acquired by Ledra Capital and Education Entrepreneur Mark Shay
Abroad101, the world's first and largest study abroad review website, has been acquired from the Westonian Group by Ledra Capital and education entrepreneur Mark Shay, a team with deep expertise in international higher education and technology. MarketWire

BioNitrogen Receives Financing for the Initial Plant Site
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes patented technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today that it has received over $2 million in financing. The majority of financing is in the form of a short term note for up to 6 months MarketWire

Limitless Venture Group Inc. Announces the Hiring of New CEO Mr. Joseph Francella
Limitless Venture Group Inc's. (OTC Pink: LVGI) today announced the hiring of new CEO Joseph Francella to replace outgoing CEO Mr. Peter Scalise III who is moving over to become CEO of G.E.A.R., a company that was spun off by LVGI. Mr. Francella will begin on January 15, 2014. MarketWire

Bruno Mars Named Billboard's "Artist of the Year"
Atlantic recording artist Bruno Mars has been named Billboard magazine's "2013 Artist of the Year" -- an extraordinary honor to cap off an already incredible year. In addition to having one of the best-selling albums of the year with "UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX," Billboard announced today that Mars topped 8 of their 2013 Year-End charts, including "Hot 100 Artists" and "Top Overall Artists MarketWire

First Bank Receives Regulatory Approval of the Proposed Merger With Heritage Community Bank
HAMILTON, NJ--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - First Bank (NASDAQ: FRBA) today announced that it has received approval from the State of New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for the proposed merger with Heritage Community Bank MarketWire

ValCom Names Anthony Barrett CEO
The Board of Directors of ValCom, Inc. (OTC Pink: VLCO) announced today that Anthony Barrett has been appointed CEO effective as of December 12, 2013. The ValCom Directors thanked their fellow Director, Tim Harrington, for his services as the interim CEO. MarketWire

Genomind to Exhibit at the American Academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) Congress
CHALFONT, PA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - Genomind, a personalized medicine company, is pleased to announce their participation at the American Academy of Anti-Aging (A4M) 21st Annual World Anti-Aging Congress, to be held December 12-15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Venetian Hotel. MarketWire

Co-Signer, Inc. Welcomes Service Delivery & Retail Specialist to Board
Co-Signer, Inc. (OTCQB: COSR), announced today that it has appointed Mr. Ed Arguelles of Chula Vista, CA to its Board of Directors. Mr. Arguelles is an accomplished businessman who has developed both wholesale and retail distribution channels for companies and clients. Mr MarketWire

QuickPay Corp. Raises $5.5 Million in Additional Funding
QuickPay Corp., a premier provider of mobile parking payment solutions, today announced the completion of $5.5 million in additional funding. MarketWire

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 3,720,000 Shares of Common Stock, Listing on NASDAQ, Reverse Stock Split
Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ADMP) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,720,000 shares of common stock at an offering price of $5.95 per share. The gross proceeds to Adamis from this offering are expected to be approximately $22,134,000, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses MarketWire

Former Troon Executive, Tim Greenwell Joins Digital Caddies Executive Team
Digital Caddies Inc. (OTC Pink: CADY) is pleased to announce that Tim Greenwell has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Greenwell, a golf industry veteran with 25-plus years of experience, is an expert in driving rapid sales growth and building market share. MarketWire

Ring in the New Year With The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
A new year means moving forward, but that does not mean one cannot celebrate the past. This New Year's Eve, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is hosting a luxurious gala that will welcome the arrival of 2014 in Golden Age style. MarketWire

Nicholas Montgomery Merges With TravisWolff
Effective Dec. 2, 2013, the local public accounting firm, Nicholas Montgomery LLP merged with Travis Wolff, LLP. The firms will operate under the TravisWolff name and will office from TravisWolff's location in Tollway Plaza at Keller Springs and the Dallas North Tollway. MarketWire

In Consideration of Mandela's Brand, Christopher Johnson, CEO of Whitehorn Gives His Opinion On How We Can Respect and Preserve His Legacy
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) - As politicians weigh in on Mandela's legacy all over the world to eulogize him, the rest of the humanity mourns and celebrates this exemplary man and icon MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Study: Nearly Half of Young Families in Arizona Will Exceed Their Holiday Budget
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BMO Harris Bank Study: Three Quarters of Florida Parents With Young Children Try to Maintain a Holiday Budget
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Torchlight Energy Receives Approval to List on the NASDAQ Capital Market
Shares Will Begin Trading on NASDAQ on December 16, 2013 MarketWire

Cirrity Attains Trusted Provider Status With MSPAlliance(R)
Cirrity, the secure and compliant cloud services provider, has been named an MSPAlliance® Trusted Provider in recognition of the company's commitment to ensuring quality of service and reliability MarketWire

Larry Borgard Appointed President & COO for Integrys Energy Group; Charlie Schrock Remains Chairman & CEO
Charles A. Schrock, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG), today announced the appointment of Lawrence T. Borgard to the newly-created position of president and chief operating officer for the holding company, effective January 1, 2014. MarketWire

Los Andes Announces Filing of Preliminary Economic Assessment and Updated Mineral Resources for Vizcachitas
Los Andes Copper Ltd. ("Los Andes", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: LA)(PINKSHEETS: LSANF) is pleased to announce that the Company has filed a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") and an updated resource estimate on its 100% owned Vizcachitas porphyry copper-molybdenum project ("Vizcachitas Project") located in Region V, Chile. MarketWire

Patriot Gold Announces First Pour From Its Arizona Moss Gold Mine
Patriot Gold Corp. (OTCBB: PGOL), a developing gold and silver exploration and production company, today announced that its first gold pour has been processed from its Moss Mine project in Mojave County, Arizona. To date, precious metal sales have weighed in at US$365,826. This is based on 270.4 oz of gold and 588 MarketWire

Verity Corp Announces Distribution Agreement With Calcium Products
Verity Corp (OTCQB: VRTY) (http://www.veritycorp MarketWire

Amara Mining PLC: SIX MILLION OUNCE MINERAL RESOURCE AT YAOURE
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Ecotech Institute Reveals Top Green Jobs for 2014
Green jobs are on the rise, and 2014 is slated to be a great year for growth in the sustainable energy sector, according to Ecotech Institute. The Ecotech Institute Clean Jobs Index has become a valuable tool in measuring and disclosing the reality of green jobs and other sustainability factors across the United States MarketWire

New NFL-Team Ad Network Targets Video Ads by Exact Age and Gender
DeskSite, a next-generation media company, today announced the release of a new advertising network with targeting capabilities never before achieved -- giving TV advertisers a powerful alternative to broadcast television and ad-supported cable. MarketWire

The Negotiation Institute Announces Upcoming Event: The Art of Negotiating Real Estate
The Negotiation Institute (TNI), provider of customized corporate training solutions delivered as events or onsite, today announced details of its next conference, The Art of Negotiating Real Estate. This one-day event has been designed to provide real estate professionals with strategic and tactical skills to advance in today's highly competitive environment. MarketWire

ComSci White Paper Explores Relationship Between Chief Marketing and Chief Information Officers: Best Friends or Forever Foes?
ComSci by Upland Software, the leading solution for IT financial business management (ITFBM), today announced the release of a new white paper, "CMOs and CIOs: Breaking Down the Barriers to Achieve Corporate Technology Financial Transparency MarketWire

TASER Honored as One of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award
TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced that it was honored as one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award. The Employees' Choice Awards rely solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor's anonymous online company review survey. MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Study: Kansas and Missouri Families Have Different Holiday Spending Habits
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BMO Harris Bank Study: Wisconsin Families Below National Average for Taking on Holiday Debt
Half of Wisconsin parents with a budget will spend over BMO Harris Bank offers tips for keeping spending and debt in check A new survey of parents in Wisconsin released today by BMO Harris Bank found that while 85 percent of parents with young children set a holiday spending budget, 51 percent still go over their limits MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Study: Young Families in Illinois Optimistic About Paying Off Holiday Debt
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BMO Harris Bank Study: Most Young Families Have Holiday Spending Budget in Place
While most families (85 percent) say they have a of budget in place, a majority say they often spend more BMO Harris Bank offers tips for keeping spending and debt in check A new survey released today by BMO Harris Bank shows that while a majority of parents with young children set a holiday spending budget, 56 percent still go over their limits and 16 percent take on debt MarketWire

North American Food & Beverage Industry for 2014 Shows More Than $11 Billion in Spending... and Is Growing, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- By most accounts, the Food & Beverage Industry across the U.S. and Canada had a strong year in 2013. Most companies recorded increases in revenue from the previous year, demand for products was up, and project expenditures were robust MarketWire

Prospect Capital Invests $144.5 Million in 19 Yield-Producing Multifamily Residential Properties Totaling 5,652 Rental Units and 5.66 Million Rentable Square Feet
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today that Prospect has recently invested $144.5 million in four new transactions encompassing 19 rent-producing multifamily residential properties totaling 5,652 rental units and 5.66 million rentable square feet. In combination with prior multifamily residential investments, Prospect has in the aggregate invested $288 MarketWire

BMO Harris Bank Study: One in Five Missouri Families Taking on Holiday Spending Debt
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BMO Harris Bank Study: Majority of Minnesota Families Set Holiday Budgets
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BMO Harris Bank Study: Half of Indiana Families Willing to Spend Beyond Holiday Budget
Three quarters of Hoosier families have holiday budget, but more than half will spend beyond it BMO Harris Bank offers tips for keeping spending and debt in check A new survey released today by BMO Harris Bank shows that while 76 percent of parents in Indiana with young children have a holiday spending budget, 53 percent expect to exceed it MarketWire

Broadway Musicals a Big Hit in 2013 With Overseas Travelers to NYC
According to Erica James, a travel editor at NYCTourist.com (http://www.nyctourist.com), "Foreign travelers are not only back in increased number, but they are spending money on Broadway which is one of the key indicators for tourism in NYC MarketWire

Sale of Stokke to NXMH
Oslo, Norway/Brussels, Belgium: Stokke AS ("Stokke") and NXMH BVBA ("NXMH") announce today the signing of a binding agreement whereby NXMH will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Stokke. GlobeNewswire

Mobistar: After 3 years of preparation the wholesale cable regulation will finally enter into its implementation phase
Brussels, 13 December 2013 - Yesterday, the Conference of Electronic Communications Sector Regulators (CRC) published its decisions on the quantitative aspects of the cable regulation in Belgium, after it had already published its decisions on the qualitative aspects early September GlobeNewswire

Nextech Invest Portfolio Company TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Starts Trading on NASDAQ
Nextech Invest AG /Nextech Invest Portfolio Company TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Starts Trading on NASDAQ . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

DSM - repurchase of shares (6 - 12 December 2013)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 185,761 of its own shares in the period from 6 December 2013 up to and including 12 December 2013 at an average price of €56.08. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 6 November 2013. The consideration of this repurchase was €10.4 million GlobeNewswire

BW Offshore: Letter of Intent for acquiring stake in Polvo oil field
BW Offshore has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 30% of the Polvo oil field in Brazil. The definitive agreements are still subject to a due diligence process to be conducted by BW Offshore, and remains subject to regulatory, governmental and board approvals. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Change of strategy regarding distribution centre
(2013-12-13) Reference is made to earlier information regarding plans to establish a common distribution centre for Kitron. GlobeNewswire

Ad hoc: HEAD NV Announces a Conditional Offer to Buy Back Shares in Head NV.
Head N.V. /Ad hoc: HEAD NV Announces a Conditional Offer to Buy Back Shares in Head NV.. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Changes on Nationale Suisse's Executive Board
Nationale Suisse /Changes on Nationale Suisse's Executive Board. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Medigene Granted Additional Patent for RhuDex® for the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases
Medigene AG /Medigene Granted Additional Patent for RhuDex® for the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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