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Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:59:16 EDT

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 27: Mobile Computer

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: MOBILE COMPUTER Profile America — Monday, March 27th. A triumph of mobile computing was achieved on this date in 1961. A division of the Sperry...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 26: Bread

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: BREAD Profile America — Sunday, March 26th. Bread making goes back in history some 6,000 years, and for much of that time white bread had a higher...



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Medal of Honor Recipients Recognize Citizen Heroes

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medal of Honor Recipients commemorated National Medal of Honor Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery today. Afterwards, the Recipients presented their 2017 Citizen...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 25: Rubbed Out

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: RUBBED OUT Profile America — Saturday, March 25th.  The fact that pencils have erasers is supposed to indicate that no one is perfect.  But it's doub...



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NASA Selects Mission to Study the Churning Chaos in Our Milky Way and Beyond

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars. This data will help scientists determine the life cycle of interstellar gas...



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Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:35:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The $8 billion project is projected to create more than 42,000 American jobs building...



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Report: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As directed by executive order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued its first report identifying jurisdictions that obstruct ICE efforts to arrest and deport alien criminals as well as the volume and severity of crimes...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 24: American Wines

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: AMERICAN WINES Profile America — Friday, March 24th. One of the major figures of the American wine industry — Julio Gallo — was born this week in...



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Feinstein Quoted Scalia Out Of Context To Push Agenda, Says SAF

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:04:00 EDT

(image) BELLEVUE, Wash., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anti-gun Senator Dianne Feinstein quoted the Supreme Court's 2008 Heller ruling out of context while questioning Judge Neil Gorsuch during this week's Judiciary Committee hearings in an attempt to legitimize her gun ban agenda,...



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$19 Million Available to California's Farmers to Improve Air Quality

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:41:00 EDT

(image) FRESNO, Calif., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has $19 million available for eligible farmers to implement conservation practices that benefit air quality, which help to reduce on-farm emissions. Through the Environmental...



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NASA Updates Schedule for International Space Station Spacewalks

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:58:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware....



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SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints William Manger as Head of Capital Access

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that William Manger will serve as Associate Administrator for SBA's Office of Capital Access. "Capital is the lifeblood of small...



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SBA Co-Hosts Global SME Ministerial Conference in South Africa

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration and South Africa's Ministry of Small Business Development and Global Entrepreneurship Network recently co-hosted the third annual Global Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) Ministerial during...



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FDA approves first treatment for rare form of skin cancer

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:49:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), including those...



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NASA to Host 2017 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:18:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to watch as nearly 100 high school and college teams from across the globe compete Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 during NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in...



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Maricopa County Added Over 222 People Per Day in 2016, More Than Any Other County

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:53:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maricopa County, Ariz., replaced Harris County, Texas, as the county with the nation's highest annual population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. Harris County was the largest numeric gainer...



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New Coalition Formed to Save NIH Funding

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to last week's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a new organization has emerged to help preserve federal funding levels. The Coalition to Save NIH Funding is comprised of stakeholders in...



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BJS Releases Reports And Updates Data Tools On Federal Justice Statistics

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released a set of reports describing the annual activity, workloads and outcomes of the federal criminal justice system from arrest to imprisonment. These reports use data...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 23: Coining a Phrase

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: COINING A PHRASE Profile America — Thursday, March 23rd. One of the most distinctive and near universal American colloquialisms — the affirmation...



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Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:45:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the...



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