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2013-10-02 23:27:05

Bright.com, an employment website that leverages data science, releases monthly independent jobs report. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Employment increased by 164,000 net jobs from August to September 2013 according to the September 2013 Bright Employment Report, which is produced by Bright Media Corporation and Bright.com. The report is derived from one of the nation’s largest aggregations of job postings and resumes. This data is supplemented with government, financial,...

2013-09-29 00:21:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: HISPANIC ECONOMIC'S Profile America -- Sunday, September 29th. 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...

2013-09-23 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 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, SEPTEMBER 23: PLAY BALL Profile America -- Monday, September 23rd.( )Forget what you may have heard about Abner Doubleday and Cooperstown. The national pastime of baseball evolved out of older bat and ball games. An important step in that evolution occurred on this date in 1845,...

2013-09-19 08:26:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Income levels and poverty rates were not statistically different for most states and metro areas from 2011 to 2012, according to statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Incomes remained lower and poverty rates were higher in 2012 than in 2007, the year before the recession. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The percentage of people without health insurance...

2013-09-19 00:21:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 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, SEPTEMBER 19: SINGLES WEEK Profile America -- Thursday, September 19th. This is National Singles Week, often called "Unmarried and Single Americans Week," noting that many who are unmarried do not identify with the world "single," since they may be parents, have partners, or are...

2013-09-13 00:21:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: FIRST AUTO FATALITY Profile America -- Friday, September 13th. When Henry Bliss stepped off a streetcar at Central Park West and 74th Street in New York, on this date in 1899, automobiles were a novelty. Thus, he didn't look, and was run over by an almost silent...

2013-09-04 00:20:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 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, SEPTEMBER 4: LOS ANGELES FOUNDED Profile America -- Wednesday, September 4th. Today is the 232nd anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles by Felipe de Neve, the Spanish governor of California. It was a small village of just 12 families, but was given the name "The Town of Our...

2013-09-03 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 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) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: FIRST FOOTBALL PROFESSIONAL Profile America -- Tuesday, September 3rd. Football season is soon to be in full swing again. Colleges have already begun playing, and the National Football League season starts on Thursday. For many years, it was believed the first...

2013-09-02 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 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, SEPTEMBER 2: LABOR DAY Profile America -- September 2nd. This is Labor Day -- a time to honor the nation's working men and women, and traditionally, the end of the summer season. The observance has added meaning this year because of the persistently cloudy employment picture. The...

2013-08-22 12:25:12

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Annual Survey of Public Pensions: State- and Locally-Administered Defined Benefit Data Summary Report: 2011 -- This report provides statistics on revenues, expenditures, financial assets and membership information for public employee retirement systems. Statistics are shown for retirement systems at...