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NASA to Air Launch of Next International Space Station Resupply Mission

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting its eleventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 5:55 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 1. Launch coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency's web...

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Juan González Moreno received the "2017 Good Neighbor" award from the Mexico-United States Chamber of Commerce

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:56:00 EDT

(image) "This award sends us and the world a very clear message that Mexico and the United States are good neighbors and should continue to be good neighbors": Juan González Moreno. The President and Chief Executive officer reiterated the company's enthusiasm and commitment to continue...

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Census Bureau: Contributions from Public Pensions Experience Significant Gains in 2016

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:29:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, MAY 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employer pension contributions made by state and local governments increased by 6.5 percent or $8.5 billion while earnings on investments dropped by $105.7 billion to $49.9 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's newly released...

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Latino, African American, Asian American, Native American & Other Groups Urge Interior Secretary To Abandon Trump Plan For Expanded Offshore Drilling

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:07:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad-based array of 38 Latino, African American, Asian American, Native American, and allied groups today released a joint letter urging US Interior Secretary Zinke to halt the Trump Administration plans to expand offshore drilling in...

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A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA's Juno Mission

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:08:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early science results from NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of...

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Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Increased in 2015

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nonemployer businesses, establishments without paid employees, in the Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation subsector (North American Industry Classification System (NAICS 485) increased by 59.4 percent from 362,445 in 2014 to...

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US Death Rates from Alzheimer's Disease Increased 55 Percent from 1999 to 2014

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Death rates from Alzheimer's disease (AD) increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to data released today in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of Alzheimer's deaths at home also increased during the...

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SBA Partners with Synergy Solutions to Launch Cybersecurity Online Training Initiative

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:51:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced its partnership with Synergy Solutions to launch a free, new comprehensive series of web-based cybersecurity training containing up to 10 modules to educate 7(j) eligible small...

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Juan González Moreno, galardonado con el premio "Buen Vecino 2017" por la Cámara de Comercio México-Estados Unidos

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:21:00 EDT

(image) "Éste premio nos da un mensaje muy claro al mundo y a todos nosotros de que México y Estados Unidos son buenos vecinos y deben seguir siéndolo": Juan González Moreno. El Presidente y Director General de Gruma reiteró el entusiasmo y compromiso de la empresa de seguir apoyando a...

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The South Is Home to 10 of the 15 Fastest-Growing Large Cities

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:56:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas (near Houston), was...

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces the Appointment of Advisory Committee Members for Michigan and New Hampshire

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights congratulates the following individuals on their appointments as members of our state Advisory Committees. Our Committees play an important role in civil rights advocacy at state and local levels....

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Food Safety During Picnic Season

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:07:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Day is fast approaching – and with it, patriotic picnics and cookouts.  As you plan your next outing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather and this can...

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La seguridad alimentaria durante la temporada de ir de picnic

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:07:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Maryland, 25 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ - El Día de la Recordación se acerca rápidamente, y con él, los picnic y parrilladas patrióticas. A medida que planea su próxima excursión, la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos le...

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 25: First Public High School

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL Profile America — Thursday, May 25th. The first public high school in the U.S. was organized this month in 1820. The English...

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James Webb Space Telescope Available for Media Viewing at NASA's Johnson Space Center

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:52:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON                    , May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston to view the James Webb Space Telescope and talk to exp...

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SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints Four Top Senior Executives

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the appointment of four new Associate Administrators: Peter Cazamias for the Office of International Trade; Robb Wong for the Office of Government...

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Census Bureau 2015 E-Stats Report: Measuring the Electronic Economy

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:34:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This report summarizes 2015 e-commerce statistics on shipments, sales and revenues from four sectors of the economy: manufacturing, wholesale, services and retail. These statistics are available from 1998. The report and tables can...

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NASA Sounding Rocket will Release Early Morning Artificial Clouds Lighting up the Mid-Atlantic Coast May 31

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:05:00 EDT

(image) WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The early morning skies along the mid-Atlantic coast will light up with luminescent clouds as NASA tests a new system that supports science studies of the ionosphere and aurora with a sounding rocket launch May 31 from the...

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Nurse Practitioners Urge Congress to Ensure Stable Funding for Essential Health Care Programs

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to President Trump's FY 2018 budget proposal, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) released the following statement. "While we continue to examine the President's budget, we are concerned with the...

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New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker to Discuss His Book on Obama Presidency June 29th

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:50:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, will appear at a National Press Club Headliners event on June 29th at 6:30 pm in the club's Conference Rooms to discuss his new book, Obama: The Call of History....

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