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Published: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:06:37 EDT

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NRCS Seeks Input on 2018 Conservation Priorities for California

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:50:00 EDT

(image) DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold a State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Oct. 18, 2017. The STAC is invited to recommend natural resource priorities for the Agency to...



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Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:25 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 27, as part of a...



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Why Global Health Security Is Essential to U.S. National Security

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How does CDC fulfill its mission to keep America safe from health threats? The first-ever special supplement to CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) journal details progress made in preventing, detecting, and responding to disease...



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Rural Americans less likely to wear seat belts, more likely to die in crashes

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult motor vehicle drivers and passengers in America's most rural counties had motor-vehicle death rates 3 to 10 times higher than those in the most urban counties, according to data released today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...



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NASA Marshall Leaders Present Industry, Advocate Awards Sept. 21

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:42:00 EDT

(image) HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sept. 21, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, presented its Industry & Advocate Awards for fiscal year 2017 during the Marshall Small Business Alliance Meeting at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center...



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The United States Commission on Civil Rights Releases its Report: Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:29:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications. The report examines (1) the reality – and real harm – of...



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Media Invited to Opening of New 'Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:59:00 EDT

(image) HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and author Margot Lee Shetterly are among the dignitaries attending Friday's ribbon-cutting ceremony in Hampton, Virginia, to officially open NASA Langley Research Center's newest...



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AFGE responds to ruling in OPM data breach lawsuit

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:23:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement: "Two years ago, nearly 22 million current and former federal employees, job applicants, and their family members had...



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Media Invited to View NASA Spacecraft That Will Touch Our Sun

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:39:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be humanity's first-ever mission to explore the Sun's outer atmosphere. Media are invited to see the spacecraft and learn about the mission from noon to 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 25, at Johns Hopkins...



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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency's continued efforts to promote the safe adoption of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:17:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) – the use of medication combined with counseling and behavioral therapies – is one of the major pillars of the federal response to the opioid epidemic in this country. This type of treatment...



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FDA clears first duodenoscope with disposable distal cap

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:07:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap, a new feature that will improve access for cleaning and reprocessing. The Pentax ED34-i10T model duodenoscope is intended...



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Telephonic Press Call with Chair Catherine E. Lhamon and Vice Chair Patricia Timmons-Goodson: Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 am EST

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 21, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will release its annual enforcement report, "Targeted Fines and Fees against Low-Income People of Color: Civil Rights and Constitutional Implications." The report calls...



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Shaping the Bright Future of America: MBDA Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency is proud to celebrate the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15....



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NetChoice to Congress: Section 230 Does Not Prevent Backpage.com Prosecution

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Altering free-speech provisions to address sex-trafficking on digital platforms such as Backpage may be well-intentioned, but will undermine the future of the Internet, policy advocacy group NetChoice told Congress today. Instead,...



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5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics as U.S. government launches bold strategy to accelerate progress

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. These results add to prior PEPFAR-supported Population-based HIV Impact Assessments...



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Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute Urges White House to Take Early Action in Section 232 Investigation into Steel

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute (CFSBI) has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging early action to impose a remedy under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to protect the ability of the American steel industry...



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Latest Pool Safely Stats: At Least 163 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools and Spas This Summer

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:51:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.poolsafely.gov/news/latest-pool-safely-stats-at-least-163-children-fatally-drowned-in-pools-and-spas-this-summer/ From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017*, at least 163 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in...



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Over 100 Community And National Groups Protest FERC's Promotion Of Trump's Dirty Energy Agenda

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activists, homeowners, and farmers from communities nationwide threatened by pipelines and natural gas infrastructure will protest the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) plans to carry out President Trump's dirty energy...



Riverside Research Awarded $19.8M DIA NMO DCGS Contract

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riverside Research, a not-for-profit scientific research organization primarily supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, was recently awarded the Defense Intelligence Agency, National Measurement and Signature...



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Los CDC y funcionarios de salud de Texas advierten acerca de una enfermedad vinculada a la leche cruda de una empresa de productos lácteos de Texas

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:17:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, 18 de septiembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Las personas que consumieron leche cruda o productos elaborados con leche cruda de una empresa de productos lácteos de Texas deben comunicarse con su proveedor de atención médica de inmediato, y notificar a los...



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