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2011-04-26 10:25:00

More Working Women Than Men Have College Degrees, Census Bureau Reports New Data Provide Most Detailed Look Ever at Years of School Completed WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the employed population 25 and older, 37 percent of women had attained a bachelor's degree or more as of 2010, compared with 35 percent of men, according to new data from the U.S.

2011-04-25 08:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens resulted in President John F. Kennedy designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month, encouraging the nation to pay tribute in some way to older people across the country.

2011-04-20 09:46:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909.

2011-04-05 05:00:00

57% of Immigrant Households with Children Receive Welfare WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Census Bureau data show that the share of immigrant-headed households (legal and illegal) with children (under age 18) using at least one welfare program continues to be very high.

2011-03-31 00:00:30

April 5 Webinar Shows How Marketers Can Profit From Census Data and In-Depth Data Resources on the American Population.

2011-03-25 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cinco de Mayo celebrates the legendary Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, in which a Mexican force of 4,500 men faced 6,000 well-trained French soldiers. The battle lasted four hours and ended in a victory for the Mexican army under Gen.

2011-02-22 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Women's History Month dates back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions.

2011-02-02 09:24:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLV will be played Feb. 6 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth.

2011-01-26 12:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLV will be played Feb. 6 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth.


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