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2014-08-26 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NATIONAL DOG DAY Profile America -- Tuesday, August 26th. It is said that "every dog has its day," and according to an animal welfare organization in Oregon, today is it for every dog. Now in its 11th observance, this date is National Dog Day. The occasion has two goals. One is to honor dogs,...

2014-08-25 16:22:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a "working men's holiday" on one day or another. Later that year, with Congress passing legislation and President Grover Cleveland signing the bill on June 29, the first Monday in September was...

2014-08-25 08:24:46

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online PhD Programs, an independent guide to earning a doctorate over the Internet, has published a ranking of the top 50 U.S. cities with highest percentage of doctoral degree holders (http://www.online-phd-programs.org/50-u-s-cities-with-the-most-doctoral-degree-holders/). The ranking offers brief profiles of the 50 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of inhabitants who possess doctorates, with possible explanations as to why....

2014-08-25 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST COMMERCIAL COPIER Profile America -- Monday, August 25th. The Smithsonian Institution, founded this month in 1846, is the world's largest museum and research complex, with 137 million artifacts in its collection. One was donated to the museum in August 1985 to mark the 25th anniversary of...

2014-08-24 00:20:10

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CRUNCH TIME Profile America -- Sunday, August 24th. One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated on this date in 1853 near Saratoga Springs, New York. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was irritated at a customer who sent back his fried potatoes several times, saying...

2014-08-23 00:20:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America -- Saturday, August 23rd. It's still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation's largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It's back to school time. From nursery school to college, over 78 million students...

2014-08-21 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Did you know that spending by consumers grew at a 5.7 percent pace before the Great Recession compared with a 2.5 percent growth rate during the economic recovery? Find out how consumer spending in states is faring on Aug. 22 at approximately 9:15-10 a.m. EDT as Ian Mead, chief of the Regional Product...

2014-08-21 16:20:43

Statistics Available for Manufacturing of Light Truck and Utility Vehicles and Heavy Duty Trucks WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The total value of shipments for the automobile manufacturing industry (NAICS 336111) was $108.8 billion in 2012, up 28.4 percent from $84.7 billion in 2007, according to the latest 2012 Economic Census statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of employees increased 5.6 percent, from 65,436 in 2007 to 69,078 in 2012....

2014-08-21 12:27:21

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Median net worth increased between 2000 and 2011 for households in the top two quintiles of the net worth distribution (the wealthiest 40 percent), while declining for those in the lower three quintiles (the bottom 60 percent), according to new statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The result was a widening wealth gap between those at the top and those in the middle and bottom of the net worth distribution. Each...

2014-08-21 00:21:12

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ABA FOUNDED Profile America -- Thursday, August 21(st). The American Bar Association was founded on this date in 1878 in Sarasota Springs, New York. One-hundred attorneys from 21 states were present at its first meeting. The legal profession as we know it barely existed at the time. There was no...


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