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2015-03-21 12:22:21

D.C.'s Newest Cultural Destination Explores More Than 5,000 Years of Human Art, History and Culture WASHINGTON, March 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Washington University

2015-02-22 23:01:02

Publius celebrates George Washington’s 283rd birthday and honors something he helped create, We the People, with some new homeostatic cannabinoid science.

2015-01-04 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-11-17 00:21:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-09-20 00:20:50

"Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations" Opens Sept. 21 WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-09-10 16:27:39

Generous Support Fulfills Association's Endowment Commitment for Future Improvements and Advancements to Revitalized Center WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-09-10 16:20:27

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2014-08-07 12:29:06

Peter Adler becomes online university's latest board member SEATTLE, Aug.

2014-07-17 12:24:03

Gift Exemplifies 'Patriotic Philanthropy,' As The 2016 National Park Service Centennial Approaches WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today a gift made history

2014-07-01 16:22:45

White House, Lady Liberty and Presidential Experts Highlight Fall East Coast Cruise LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury travelers can plan for an immersive exploration of some


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2005-09-09 09:53:41

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle which has an average length of one-quarter inch (6 millimeters). The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas to enter the United States from Mexico in 1892 and reached southeastern Alabama in 1915. It remains the most destructive cotton pest in North America. By the mid 1920s it had entered all cotton growing regions in the U.S. On December 11, 1919, the citizens of Enterprise, Alabama erected a monument to the boll weevil, the...

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