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2010-12-15 15:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement in conjunction with dedication ceremonies today at Philadelphia's Independence Mall for the President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation.

2010-09-14 12:03:00

New Hires Span Multiple Disciplines WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-13 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the United States Mint and the National Park Service Tuesday, September 21 at 1:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), for the official launch of the Grand Canyon National Park commemorative quarter-dollar.

2010-09-02 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College and its Allan P. Kirby, Jr.

2010-08-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2010-07-29 15:18:00

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Director Ed Moy, joined by National Park Service officials, today introduced to the Nation the new quarter honoring Yosemite National Park in California.

2010-05-21 09:40:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, one of the fastest-growing integrated communications firms in the U.S., today announced new website launches and new interactive web design client wins. The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) hosts the largest and most dynamic HR conference in the world and asked Qorvis to create a website for the SHRM Annual Conference that would help them achieve their conference registration goals.

2010-05-19 16:59:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A small missing piece of American history came home on May 19 after 221 years: a copy of a book borrowed by the first President of the United States was returned to the library from which he borrowed it in New York City. In October 1789, The New York Society Library, New York City's oldest library, shared a building with the federal government in Federal Hall, at Wall and Broad Streets in lower Manhattan.

2010-05-18 09:52:00

Attention: Photo Opportunity WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 19 at 10:30am Hemp History Week supporters, including a person dressed in an elaborate 'George Washington' costume, will visit the Attorney General's office building located at 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, D.C.

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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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