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2014-02-24 20:23:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau updated its application programming interface today with monthly and quarterly economic indicators. The API allows more access and easier customization of data products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Developers could use the statistics available through the API to create a variety of apps and tools, such as ones that allow homebuyers to find the latest new residential construction...

2014-02-24 16:23:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish. The world's first St. Patrick's Day parade occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. This parade became an annual event, with President Truman attending in 1948. Congress proclaimed March...

2014-02-19 16:26:53

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released a beta version of its new census.gov website. With a new look and topic-based navigation, the redesigned site provides easier access to statistics on America's people, places and economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) The Census Bureau conducted both industry and customer research to create the new site. The beta site invites users to explore what the new home page will...

2014-02-11 00:21:36

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) AMERICA'S FIRST HOSPITAL Profile America -- Tuesday, February 11th.( )Among his very many achievements, Benjamin Franklin played a leading role in the founding of America's first hospital, decades before the Declaration of Independence. Together with Dr. Thomas Bond, he obtained a charter...

2014-02-06 12:24:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 16.8 million people moved into a different county within a year in the U.S., between 2007 and 2011, with the most common county-to-county moves being from Los Angeles to San Bernardino, Calif. (41,764 people) and Los Angeles to Orange, Calif. (an estimated 40,764), according to U. S. Census Bureau data released today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60435-INFO) (Logo:...

2014-02-01 00:20:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) BLACK HISTORY MONTH Profile America -- Saturday, February 1st.( )February is Black History Month, a time to honor the many contributions to our nation's history made by people of African descent. Started as a special week in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full...

2014-01-31 12:21:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) This tabulation from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey shows estimates of the citizen voting age population by race for small areas of geography. The downloadable files show the population 18 and older by citizenship status and race for the nation, states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico,...

2014-01-28 16:23:03

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII will be played Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. This will be the first time the Super Bowl has been held in the New York City metropolitan area, as well as being the first Super Bowl played outdoors in the northern U.S. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the remaining teams in the playoffs, the...

2014-01-24 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLVIII will be played Feb. 2 at the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants. This will be the first time the Super Bowl has been held in the New York City metropolitan area, as well as being the first Super Bowl played outdoors in the northern U.S. To commemorate this occasion, the Census Bureau has compiled a collection of facts examining the demographics of the host city, as well as the cities represented by the...

2014-01-15 12:23:38

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Originally a religious holiday to honor St. Patrick, who introduced Christianity to Ireland in the fifth century, St. Patrick's Day has evolved into a celebration for all things Irish. The world's first St. Patrick's Day parade occurred on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military. This parade became an annual event, with President Truman attending in 1948. Congress proclaimed March...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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