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2012-12-15 00:20:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15: FAMOUS FURNITURE DESIGNERS Profile America -- Saturday, December 15th. One of America's most influential furniture designers, a woman named Ray Eames, was born 100 years ago today. With her husband, Charles Eames, the couple made furniture out of inexpensive but durable...

2012-12-12 00:20:47

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12: POINSETTIAS Profile America -- Wednesday, December 12th. Poinsettias, with their contrast of brilliant red against green, are an established part of the color and tradition of the holidays. But many may be unaware that they are named for a real person -- Dr. Joel Roberts...

2012-12-10 00:20:34

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, DECEMBER 10: GRAND OLE OPRY Profile America -- Monday, December 10th. On this date 85 years ago, country music and radio joined together to create one of the most successful pop culture forces in entertainment history. The occasion was the first broadcast of the "Grand Ole Opry"...

2012-12-08 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8: CANDY CANE PARADE Profile America -- Saturday, December 8th. At this time of year, there are dozens of holiday parades all across the nation, especially on weekends. One of those held today will be in Hollywood Beach, Florida. The 57th annual Candy Cane Parade will...

2012-12-06 00:21:25

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6: PAWNBROKERS Profile America -- Wednesday, December 6th. This is National Pawnbrokers Day, held to acknowledge the valuable lending and retail services provided by the nearly 6,400 pawn shops across the country. Another important player in selling used goods is the...

2012-12-05 00:20:32

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5: WALT DISNEY Profile America -- Wednesday, December 5th. Today marks the birthday of one of the most familiar names in American entertainment -- Walt Disney -- born in Chicago in 1901. He created Mickey Mouse in 1928 in the first animated film with a sound track....

2012-12-04 16:21:49

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4: DRUNK DRIVING Profile America -- Tuesday, December 4th. After a period of 13 eventful years, Prohibition ended this week in 1933, and Americans were able to legally have a drink once again. While alcohol is legal, its use involves personal responsibility. With the...

2012-12-03 00:20:14

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, DECEMBER 3: BROADWAY OPENING Profile America -- Monday, December 3rd. Sixty-five years ago today, one of Broadway's most memorable plays opened -- Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire." The play, which ran for two years, featured Jessica Tandy as Blanche du Bois and newcomer Marlon...

2012-12-01 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: BINGO Profile America -- Saturday, December 1st. Several times a week in firehouses and community centers all over the country, people gather to play bingo. The roots of the game go back to a 16th century Italian lottery game. In the U.S., a toy salesman named...

2012-11-27 00:24:05

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27: WARM CLOTHING Profile America -- Tuesday, November 27th. As the old song says -- "Button up your overcoat" because winter storms are not far away. With the calendar moving toward the end of the year, it's increasingly time for water-resistant boots and jackets, sweaters,...