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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 6: On Our Tows

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ON OUR TOWS Profile America — Tuesday, December 6th. This year marks the centennial of the cloverleaf road intersection, patented by Maryland civil...



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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Observes the Situation on the Ground in Standing Rock

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:58:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a request from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, a delegation of U.S. Civil Rights Commissioners and staff have been in Standing Rock to observe and with a goal of meeting with a broad range of actors involved in the impasse:...



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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Statement On Hate Crimes in the United States

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has released a statement expressing deep concern about the rise in reported hate crimes cited in the FBI's November 2016 report, "Hate Crime Statistics, 2015." In addition, the...



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NASA Awards Contract for Refueling Mission Spacecraft

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:23:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded the Restore-L Spacecraft Bus and Support Services contract to Space Systems/Loral of Palo Alto, California. Restore-L is a robotic spacecraft equipped with the tools, technologies and techniques needed to service...



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NASA TV Coverage Set for Japanese Cargo Ship Destined for Space Station

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:06:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of a Japanese cargo ship to the International Space Station, and its arrival at the orbiting laboratory, will be broadcast Dec. 9 and 13 on NASA Television and the agency's website. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency...



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National Institute Of Justice Studies Use Of CT Scans In Autopsies

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:38:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today published "Can CT Scans Enhance or Replace Medico Legal Autopsies?" on NIJ.gov.  The report examines the potential of supporting or replacing forensic autopsies wi...



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Spinoff 2017 Shows How NASA Technology Makes a Difference on Earth

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:10:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology – innovations developed by NASA, with NASA funding, or under a contract with the agency – in products that...



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Census Bureau Releases 2016 Determinations for Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:51:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released today a list of 263 jurisdictions across the nation that must provide language assistance during elections for groups of citizens who are unable to speak or understand English adequately enough to...



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Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Release of 2011-2015 American Community Survey Statistics

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:36:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What:  The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Dec. 5 from 1 to 2 p.m. in advance of the Dec. 8 release of the American Community Survey five-year statistics collected from 2011 to 2015. The webinar will show participants...



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CDC Reports Winnable Battles Results

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:25:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the final report on the Winnable Battles program, an effort to make the biggest health impact for the most Americans in the shortest time. Winnable Battles took on seven...



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Regina Hopper, President and CEO of ITS America, statement on the nomination by President-elect Donald Trump of Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:04:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "ITS America congratulates Elaine Chao on her nomination as Secretary of Transportation, and we look forward to working with her to shape the next generation of transportation investments driven by technology. ITS America seeks to...



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America's SBDC awarded a $2.9M Grant from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs for the Small Business Network of Americas (SBNA) Partnership Program

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:00 EST

(image) BURKE, Va., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's SBDC is leading an international initiative to strengthen and connect over 4,000 small business service providers in countries throughout the Americas which together serve more than 2 million businesses. For the SBNA...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 5: Prohibition Ends

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PROHIBITION ENDS Profile America — Monday, December 5th. After nearly 14 eventful years, Prohibition ended on this date in 1933, and Americans were...



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Statement by FMCS Director Allison Beck on a Tentative Labor Agreement Between the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Musicians

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:43:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director Allison Beck issued the following statement today on the announcement of a tentative agreement between the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 72-147: "The...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 4: Automated Parking

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: AUTOMATED PARKING Profile America — Sunday, December 4th. Black Friday is behind us, but the holiday shopping season continues to build. People...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 3: First Coed College

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST COED COLLEGE Profile America — Saturday, December 3rd. Colleges and universities with both male and female students are the norm today. But in...



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NASA Administrator Statement on ESA's Commitment to Space Station

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:25:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on ESA's (European Space Agency's) decision to continue its operations aboard the International Space Station: "I'm excited all the International Space Station...



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NASA Sets Coverage for Briefings, Launch of Small Satellite Constellation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) spacecraft is scheduled for 8:24 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12. News briefings, live launch commentary, photo opportunities and other media events will be held at nearby...



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FAIR Reacts to Mike McCaul as Potential DHS Nominee: Next DHS Secretary will Need to Implement Real Border and Immigration Security Immediately

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:32:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next Secretary of Homeland Security will be faced with the enormous challenge of undoing the Obama administration's eight-year effort to dismantle U.S. immigration enforcement capabilities at the same time that the nation is facing a...



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FDA approves Jardiance to reduce cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:08:00 EST

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for Jardiance (empagliflozin) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease....



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