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2014-06-16 08:21:14

Multi-State Tour Begins at Shuttered I-495 Bridge In Delaware, Continues for Six Weeks Through Nation's Heartland, Before Ending at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional...

2014-06-16 00:20:51

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO JUNE WEDDINGS Profile America -- Monday, June 16(th). For centuries, the month of June has been the most popular choice for weddings. One of the purported reasons was that some hundreds of years ago, this time was just after May's annual bath, so the happy couple and the guests were about as clean...

2014-06-15 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FATHER'S DAY Profile America -- Sunday, June 15(th). This is one of the nation's favorite days -- Father's Day. However you celebrate the occasion -- with a card, a welcome gift or dinner at his favorite restaurant, it's a day to say thanks to the dads, stepfathers, grandfathers, and other father...

2014-06-14 16:20:13

Film Recreates Hillary Clinton's Political Indoctrination LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America, the new film from bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler's List, Gerald R. Molen which hits theaters July 2(nd) will feature a teenaged Hillary Clinton being introduced to the radical philosopher Saul Alinsky for the first time. In the film, Hillary Clinton is played by actress Jennifer Pearson and is introduced to the political...

2014-06-14 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO STRIPES AND BRIGHT STARS Profile America -- Saturday, June 14th. This is Flag Day -- marking the date in 1777 when John Adams proposed the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States. By the War of 1812, the national flag had accumulated 15 stars and 15 red and white stripes. It...

2014-06-13 23:04:02

In advance of a key vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set for early July, a broad and diverse coalition of 106 organizations sent a letter with detailed recommendations to the FCC today, urging it to modernize and expand the E-rate program—the federal government’s program for connecting the nation’s schools and libraries to the internet. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 In advance of a key vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set for early July,...

2014-06-13 23:03:28

Bill Cosby tops the list as the most admired father in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of Father’s Day. That Bill Cosby is top of the Father’s Day list is not a surprise. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Bill Cosby tops the list as the most admired father in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE)...

2014-06-13 23:03:07

TouchSuite, one of America’s leading and fastest-growing technology companies, has been recognized as one of South Florida’s healthiest employers of 2014, by the region’s top business publication, South Florida Business Journal. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 TouchSuite, one of America’s leading and fastest-growing technology companies, has been recognized as one of South Florida’s healthiest employers of 2014, by the region’s top business publication, South Florida...

2014-06-13 16:22:03

Thompson intelligently shares on reversing the tragic decay of a great nation MAITLAND, Fla., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In his new book, The Corruption of America--Why America Is Headed For Disaster: The Intellectual, Spiritual, Moral, and Legal Decay of a Great Nation ($24.99, paperback, 9781629525204; $9.99, e-book, 9781629525228) Charles Frank Thompson warns readers of inevitable events in the near future, and of what is unfolding even in the present day. According to...

2014-06-13 00:20:26

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO DIGITAL DEBUT Profile America -- Friday, June 13th. This date 63 years ago was a Wednesday, and it can be assumed that computer technicians and engineers at the Census Bureau were a bit nervous about the day to come. On June 14, 1951, the first commercial computer, UNIVAC I, began its 12 years and...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Grand Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 15:03:05

Grand Canyon National Park is located in the American state of Arizona and is the country’s fifteenth established park. The main feature of the park is the Grand Canyon, which is a gorge of the Colorado River, and is often thought of as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The park contains 1,217,262 acres of land. It was established as an official national park in 1919, but the area was already well known as a landmark for thirty years. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

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