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2014-09-30 16:24:18

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau will hold its quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review. The review will focus on the path to reaching major 2020 Census design decisions by September 2015, testing of reengineered address canvassing methods for 2020, early results from the 2014 Census Test, and planned testing activities for 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO In order to provide...

2014-09-30 12:26:33

***CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY*** WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO What: U.S. Census Bureau officials will brief reporters on preparations for the 2020 Census and the 2015 National Content and Self-Response Test. The event will include presentations on our plans for testing possible 2020 Census question wording on within-household...

2014-09-30 00:20:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HYDROELECTRIC POWER Profile America -- Tuesday, September 30th. On this date in 1882, the world's first hydroelectric power plant began operating on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. Inspired by Thomas Edison, a man named H.F. Rogers built the facility, using a water wheel to power the...

2014-09-29 00:20:58

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO WORLD DAIRY EXPO Profile America -- Monday, September 29th. As September's National Honey Month ends tomorrow, Wisconsin--the land of milk--hosts the opening of the World Dairy Expo, running through Saturday. Cattle call is by noon, Central Time today, as all of the show animals must be on...

2014-09-28 00:20:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HISPANIC ECONOMICS Profile America -- Sunday, September 28th. As National Hispanic Heritage Month continues, and another fiscal year draws to a close, much attention is focused on the country's economic performance. The 53 million strong Hispanic community in the United States inhabits a...

2014-09-27 00:20:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MEDICAL LICENSING Profile America -- Saturday, September 27th. On this date in 1772, America's first medical licensing law was enacted by the colony of New Jersey. A licensing board was set up with three members, and the practice of medicine was forbidden without the approval of the panel. The...

2014-09-26 00:21:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO REHABILITATION AWARENESS Profile America -- Friday, September 26th. National Rehabilitation Awareness Week ends tomorrow. One of goals of the annual event is to salute the determination of the nation's 56.7 million residents who confront their disabilities as they go about their daily lives....

2014-09-25 16:24:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Business Dynamics Statistics provide annual statistics on establishments, firms, and job creation and job destruction from 1976 to 2012 by firm age and size. These statistics are crucial to understanding current and historical U.S. entrepreneurial activity. The statistics come from a collaboration between the Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies, the Small Business Administration, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman...

2014-09-25 00:20:56

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NEWSPAPER MILESTONES Profile America -- Thursday, September 25th. Three important dates in American newspaper history occurred in September. These anniversaries span more than three centuries. On September 15, 1982, USA Today began publishing. Critics at the time said the idea of a national...

2014-09-24 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College enrollment declined by close to half a million (463,000) between 2012 and 2013, marking the second year in a row that a drop of this magnitude has occurred. The cumulative two-year drop of 930,000 was larger than any college enrollment drop before the recent recession, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics from the Current Population Survey released today. The Census Bureau began collecting data on college enrollment in this...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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