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Chevy introduces TuneIn Radio App for MyLink

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(Best Syndication News) – The Chevrolet Spark and Sonic cars with MyLink will now have TuneIn Radio support, which has over 70,000 stations available to listen to. The TuneIn Radio app will be demonstrated at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week by General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). TuneIn and two other apps are being added to MyLink to enhance the entertainment and connectivity options.

A 2014 Spark EV vehicle will be on display at CES and Chevrolet reps will be on scene to demonstrate the new features. TuneIn radio works with a smartphone app on a mobile device and connects with the MyLink Radio via Bluetooth. The 2013 Spark LT, 2013 Sonic RS, and 2013 Sonic LTZ models come standard with the MyLink Radio. The 2014 Spark EV, which is expected to be available this summer, will also have MyLink as a standard feature.

New Supervisors for San Bernardino County

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(Best Syndication News) Last year’s elections ushered in two new elected officials on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors (BOS). Robert A. Lovingood was elected to the First District BOS and James Ramos replaced outgoing supervisor Neil Derry in the third district.

Lovingood took over the seat vacated by Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt who ran for Congress. Colonel Paul Cook was sworn in to the 113th House of Representatives today. Cook and Gregg Imus battled for the newly reapportioned California 8th congressional district in November.

New Forever Stamp commemorates 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

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(Best Syndication News) - Today, the U.S. Postal Service introduced a limited edition Forever Stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.

The stamp reads, “Henceforward, Shall be free, Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, 1863.” The Emancipation Proclamation contains the words, “Henceforward Shall Be Free." The stamp’s words portray the look of a poster from the Civil War era.

The emancipation stamp is part of the Civil Rights Stamp Series that acknowledges historical acts of freedom, courage, and equality. This is not the first stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation anniversary. On August 16, 1963, the Postal Service introduced a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the event.

HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2013 is located on Island in South Carolina

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(Best Syndication News) - The house built for the 2013 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway is located on the East Coast in the vacation-getaway of Kiaway Island, South Carolina. The furnished new-construction home, a new GMC Acadia Denali, and $500,000 in cash are included in the 2013 grand prize sweepstakes.

The HGTV 2013 Dream Home is about color, texture, and patterns. The exterior of the home’s siding is a green shingle with dark wood doors. An elevated front porch offers a beautiful view of the sunset and a nice place to relax. Beautiful warm wood finishes are seen throughout the home.

Hyundai Sonata broke Yearly Sales Record in 2012

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(Best Syndication News) - Hyundai announced today that their mid-size Sonata car broke the all-time record for yearly sales. This week, the Hyundai sold 225,961 units. Hyundai also saw record setting sales for their Elantra, Veloster, Genesis, and Equus models this year.

John Krafcik, president and CEO Hyundai Motor America, explained that the Sonata was redesigned in early 2010. The revisions included improved fuel-efficiency, roominess, safety, and durability. Krafcik said that the Sonata December 2012 retail sales are in third place behind Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord.

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