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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. To register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/gb1x3x0i05dn. Miami (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 For private industry, the 2010 Census contains data that businesses will use to improve their target marketing efforts. An upcoming April 5th webinar will feature experts who highlight key data from the 2010 Census that is now available, and how its value extends far beyond...

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. Ignacio Zaragoza. Along with Mexican Independence Day on Sept. 16, Cinco de Mayo has become a time to celebrate Mexican heritage and culture. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)...

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. International Women's Day was first observed in 1909, but it wasn't until 1981 that Congress established National Women's History Week to be commemorated the second week of March. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution for Women's History...

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. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the contenders, in this year's edition of our nation's most celebrated sporting event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) Green...

2011-01-26 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following revised advisory is being issued by the Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) The Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of local-level data from the 2010 Census. States use these numbers - which include data on race, Hispanic origin and the voting population - to redraw the...

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. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the contenders, in this year's edition of our nation's most celebrated sporting event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) Green Bay,...

2011-01-05 08:03:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Census Bureau Releases Research on the Supplemental Poverty Measure -- The Census Bureau is releasing the research paper, Who is Poor? A New Look With the Supplemental Poverty Measure, plus a number of other technical working papers on the topic. The research paper applies methodology recommended by a federal interagency technical working group to present supplemental poverty estimates. The supplemental poverty measure is based on a more...

2011-01-04 09:54:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Census Bureau has released alternative income and poverty estimates covering calendar year 2009, including breakdowns by age, sex and race. These estimates do not revise or replace the official 2009 income and poverty estimates released Sept. 16, 2010. The official estimate of the national poverty rate remains at 14.3 percent. The Census Bureau has released alternative measures of poverty for many years based on the recommendations...

2010-11-22 23:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Census Bureau data collected in March of this year show that 13.1 million immigrants (legal and illegal) arrived in the previous 10 years, even though there was a net decline of 1 million jobs during the decade. In contrast, during the 1990s job growth was 21 million, and 12.1 million new immigrants arrived. Despite fundamentally different economic conditions, the level of immigration was similar for both ten-year periods. The...

2010-11-02 08:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, getting endorsements from 24 state governments, to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as "National American Indian Heritage Month." Similar proclamations have been issued every year since 1994....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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