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2014-06-02 16:23:23

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Using data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau's Survey of Construction, this report provides annual statistics on the characteristics of new privately owned residential structures in the four U.S. regions. The report includes characteristics such as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the type of...

2014-06-02 12:22:03

First Industry Series Statistics Released from the 2012 Economic Census WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shuttle services, vanpools and similar businesses employed 17,719 people in 2012, a rise from 11,696 in 2007 or 51 percent, according to the first 2012 Economic Census industry series statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. These businesses (part of the All Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation industry) also reported $1,144 billion in sales in...

2014-06-02 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CITIZENSHIP EXTENDED Profile America -- Monday, June 2nd.( )On this date 90 years ago, Congress passed -- and President Coolidge signed -- the Indian Citizenship Act, which stated "all noncitizen Indians born within the territorial limits of the United States be, and they are hereby declared to be,...

2014-06-01 00:20:07

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO TELEPHONE TRENDS Profile America --Sunday, June 1st. The first public phone booth was installed on this date in 1880 in New Haven, Connecticut, just four years after the telephone was invented. These first public telephones were supervised by attendants, while those operated by coins came along...

2014-05-31 00:20:05

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HISTORIC DELUGE Profile America -- Saturday, May 31st.( )One of the worst calamities to hit the U.S. happened on this date in 1889 -- the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood. Torrential rains caused a nearby artificial lake, created for a fishing and hunting resort, to spill over and weaken its earthen...

2014-05-30 00:21:29

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST DAILY NEWSPAPER Profile America -- Friday, May 30th.( )The nation's first daily newspaper, the short-lived Pennsylvania Evening Post, began publication on this date in 1783, printed by Benjamin Towne in Philadelphia. Americans' hunger for news was such that by 1850, there were some 250...

2014-05-29 16:24:23

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electronic shopping is showing rapid growth compared to the rest of the retail trade sector, with the number of establishments growing 27.4 percent between 2011 and 2012, according to new U.S. Census Bureau statistics released today. Drawn from County Business Patterns: 2012, the new data provides the only detailed annual information on the number of establishments, employees and payroll for nearly 1,200 industries at the national, state...

2014-05-29 00:21:12

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO A MEASURE OF DEVOTION Profile America -- Thursday, May 29th.( )This date 10 years ago was the Saturday before Memorial Day, and thus appropriate for the dedication ceremony for the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Authorized in 1993, the memorial honoring the 16 million Americans...

2014-05-28 16:25:34

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO In 2012, more than 57,000 U.S. farms produced renewable energy, and 22 percent of farmers had run a farm for less than 10 years. Find out more about trends in farming on May 30 at approximately 8:15-9 a.m. EDT as Hubert Hamer Jr., director of the Statistics Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

2014-05-28 12:27:30

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Population Distribution 56.7 million Number of people in the United States in 2010 with a...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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