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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 20: Cease Fire in Revolution

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CEASE FIRE IN REVOLUTION Profile America — Friday, January 20th. It's purely coincidence, but nonetheless symbolic, that this date, presidential...



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Reappointment of Commissioner Michael Yaki by the U.S. House of Representatives

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:46:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 17, the United States House of Representatives reappointed Mr. Michael Yaki as a Commissioner. Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights serve six-year terms. Chair Catherine E. Lhamon stated: "We are...



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SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:04:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has named three new members for a three-year term to the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA). The Committee serves as an independent source of advice and policy...



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FRC's Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin: Gen. Mattis Will Return Winning to Military Lexicon

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, former U.S. Army Delta Force commander and current Family Research Council executive vice president, made the following comments on tomorrow's expected confirmation of retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis as...



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SBA Administrator Appoints New Members to Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has named two new members for a two-year term to the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The new members of the advisory board include: Mark Rockefeller,...



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8 Arrested in Guinea for Illicit Sale of Antimalarial Drugs

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:25:00 EST

(image) CONAKRY, Guinea, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, an investigation by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Inspector General (OIG) led local authorities in Guinea to arrest 8 individuals for illegally selling drugs to fight malaria. The...



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FDA approves Trulance for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:05:00 EST

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Trulance (plecanatide) for the treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) in adult patients. "No one medication works for all patients suffering from chronic...



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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:30:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation now is open for launch of the next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission to the International Space Station, currently targeted for no earlier than February. The uncrewed Dragon cargo spacecraft will...



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In "Midnight Action" NHTSA Ends Probe of Fatal Tesla Florida Crash by Accepting Company's Propaganda; Wrongly Blames Driver, Not 'Autopilot' Technology, Consumer Watchdog Says

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:14:00 EST

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a last minute action by the outgoing administration, the National Highway Traffic Administration today ended its probe of the fatal crash of a Tesla in Florida last May by wrongly blaming the driver instead of the car's...



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FDA's "The Real Cost" campaign found to be effective at preventing youth smoking

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:02:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Robin Koval, CEO and President, Truth Initiative on today's news from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that finds the FDA's The Real Cost is associated with an estimated 348,398 U.S. youths ag...



STATEMENT: MAZON Dismayed by Nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:49:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abby J. Leibman, president and CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, released this statement today in response to the announcement that President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture:...



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Aspen Institute Report Sets the Communications Policy Agenda for the Next Administration

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:41:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program (C&S) issued a new report today, Setting the Communications Policy Agenda for the Next Administration. Each year, the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program convenes...



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IDFA Statement on President-Elect's Nomination of Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:07:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association released the following statement by Michael Dykes, D.V.M., IDFA president and CEO, on the decision by President-elect Donald Trump to name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the Secretary...



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Census Bureau: New 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Products Available

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:57:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2011-2015 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files, 2011-2015 Variance Replicate Estimates, and Spanish translation will be available for the 2015 1-Year and 2011-2015 5-Year Puerto Rico...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 19: Canning Process

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CANNING PROCESS Profile America — Thursday, January 19th. Being able to store and distribute food before it spoiled became easier in the young United...



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Aligning SNAP Benefits with the Dietary Guidelines Produces Nutrient Gains and Cost Savings, According to New Review from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:19:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a dozen nutrition researchers are asking the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to align the recommendations for healthful eating, outlined in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, with Supplemental...



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Acting on ACUS Recommendations, SSA Implements Major Overhaul of Disability Claim Regulations Governing Medical Evidence

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:48:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced the implementation of major changes to the rules governing administrative litigation in its multi-billion dollar a year disability claims program, as recommended by the...



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NASA Hosts News Conference, Interviews with Next Space Station Crew

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:45:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency), and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, who are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in late spring, will participate in...



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Census Bureau: Holiday Sales up 4.0 Percent Per Census Bureau Retail and Food Services Data

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:33:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released retail and food services sales data on January 13, 2017, that included sales for the holiday season — November and December 2016. Holiday spending for total retail and food services sales, adjusted for...



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Report: Review Of 25 Major Brokerage Firms And Insurance Companies Find All Posing As Fiduciaries, Misleading Consumers

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-five top U.S. brokerage firms and insurance companies present their employees as trusted financial advisors putting client interests first even as their lobbyists argue in court that they are nothing more than commission-driven...



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