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2013-01-16 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16: PROHIBITION Profile America -- Wednesday, January 16th. There have been 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution over the past 222 years, but that total comes with an asterisk. Uniquely, the 21st Amendment repeals the 18th, which began its short career this day in 1919. That...

2013-01-09 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9: NATIONAL STATIC ELECTRICITY DAY Profile America -- Wednesday, January 9th. If you feel a special, hair-raising electricity in the air today, well that's no wonder -- it's National Static Electricity Day. Static electricity is the...

2013-01-07 00:20:29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, JANUARY 7: FIRST U.S. BANK Profile America -- Monday, January 7th. During the Revolutionary War, the rebelling colonies and the Continental Congress were anything but too big to fail. To the contrary, finances were very spotty and precarious. To help put affairs in order and make credit...

2013-01-03 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, JANUARY 3: ENGINEERING Profile America -- Thursday, January 3rd. In order to tackle the 19th century's version of "shovel ready jobs," the nation's first engineering college opened on this date in 1825 in Troy, New York, now known as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. At the time,...

2012-12-29 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 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 29: TRANSISTOR AT 65 Profile America -- Saturday, December 29th. One of the most important inventions of modern times was announced 65 years ago this week -- when three Bell Laboratory scientists unveiled with what would become the junction transistor, the foundation of the...

2012-12-27 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Dec. 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) THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27: COLD WEATHER MISERIES Profile America -- Thursday, December 27th. The holidays are mostly a time of bustling good cheer -- but they are also a time for winter's most frequent misery -- the common cold, and the cough that often goes along with it. More than a...

2012-12-26 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 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 26: SKIING Profile America -- Wednesday, December 26th. Many avid skiers are headed to the slopes these days, anxious to try out the new equipment and colorful hats, gloves, and jackets they received for Christmas. It's the height of the skiing season, and the lodges...

2012-12-23 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23: THE FEDERAL RESERVE Profile America -- Sunday, December 23rd. An organization that has been in the news a lot this year, and which has come in for its share of criticism during the nation's current fiscal problems, observes the 99th anniversary of its founding today. The...

2012-12-21 00:20:29

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21: WINTER ARRIVES Profile America -- Friday, December 21st. Winter arrived this morning at 6:12 a.m., Eastern Standard Time. While some parts of the country already have a blanket of snow, others anxiously hope for a white Christmas. Still others have unhappy memories of recent...

2012-12-20 00:20:37

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 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 20: CROSSWORD PUZZLE Profile America -- Thursday, December 20th. One of the world's most popular word games appeared for the first time this week in 1913, in the Sunday edition of the New York World. That's when the first crossword puzzle, created by journalist Arthur Wynne,...