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2010-03-16 11:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As 120 million households receive their 2010 Census forms in the mail this week, U.S. residents are encouraged to participate in a process that is as old as the nation itself.

2010-03-08 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census.

2010-03-02 08:13:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /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.

2010-03-01 11:03:00

Most of the Nation will Receive Forms by Mail in 2 Weeks WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 56,000 census workers today began hand delivering 2010 Census questionnaires to roughly 12 million addresses across the nation, mostly in rural areas where people do not receive mail at the same location as their residence.

2010-02-07 19:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There has been some recent criticism about spending taxpayer money on advertising for the 2010 Census.

2010-01-25 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLIV will be played Feb. 7 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., a Miami suburb.

2010-01-05 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Women's History Month's roots go back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions.

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2009-12-15 15:50:00

Since 2003, text messaging in America has increased by more than 52 times.

2009-12-15 07:00:00

Census Bureau Releases 2010 Statistical Abstract Depicting the State of Our Nation WASHINGTON, Dec.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.