Bank of America Launches Down Payment Resource Center to Help Prospective Buyers Find Programs to Help Achieve Homeownership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Bank of America Down Payment Resource Center Gives Consumers Access to a Searchable Database of Over 1,000 Local and National Assistance Programs in Time for Spring Homebuying Season Bank of America announced the launch of its new web-based tool to guide consumers to down payment and closing cost assistance Read more [...]

Area known as ‘Ellis Island of Dallas’ at the center of Ebola scare


Many have come to the neighborhood known as Five Points to escape. They wait in the low-slung, working-class apartments to find out whether they will be granted refugee status and a shot at a new life away from the violence, poverty and disease that scarred the lives they fled in places as…
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Microsoft Matter Center for Office 365 boosts law firm productivity


REDMOND , Wash. — Aug . 18, 2014 — Addressing the unique document management and collaboration requirements of today’s legal professionals, Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a preview version of Matter Center for Office 365 at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual conference in Nashville, Tenn. Matter Center, an intuitive document management and collaboration solution catered toward law firms and law departments, works seamlessly with Office 365 Read more [...]

First U.S.-based Microsoft Innovation Center to debut in Miami


Editor’s note – May 2, 2014 – The information below regarding services for startups was updated following initial publication. MIAMI —  May 2, 2014 —   Microsoft Corp. announced Friday its plans to open the first U.S.-based Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) later this spring. Located in Miami, Florida, the center will be equipped with the latest technology and tools to help drive job creation, increase the number and availability of highly skilled Read more [...]

Sears Auto Center Offers Free Car Care Clinics For National Car Care Month


Shop Your Way(SM) Members Get More with New Rules of the Road Education Series Apr 11, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regular vehicle inspection and repair will not only add years of life to a vehicle and maintain its safety, but can prevent the need for more costly and extensive repairs down the road. Yet, according to a recent study conducted by the Car Care Council, approximately 79 percent of vehicles on U.S. roads are in need of service or parts. To address this Read more [...]

Verizon Officially Opens New Finance Center Building in Lake Mary, Fla., and Plans to Bring an Additional 350 New Jobs to Area


LAKE MARY, Fla. – Verizon officially put down concrete and steel roots in Lake Mary as the company’s new Finance Center building, announced in 2013, formally opened its doors to employees and state and local dignitaries at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Also at the ceremony, Gov. Rick Scott announced that Verizon would now add an additional 350 jobs to the original 750 it planned to bring to Lake Mary, raising the total number of new jobs in the area to 1,100. “Our welcome over the past Read more [...]

Con-way Freight Announces Grand Opening of New Service Center


Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the grand opening of its new Central Texas service center in Robinson. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight services for commercial and industrial businesses in the greater metropolitan regions of Waco, Robinson and other Central Texas communities. Replacing an existing 22-door service center in Waco, where the company operated Read more [...]