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2013-08-12 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 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 AUGUST 12: SEWING MACHINE Profile America -- Monday, August 12th. An invention that has had a profound impact on our use of fabrics and on the nation's economy was patented on this date in 1851 -- the home sewing machine, developed by Isaac Singer. The idea of the sewing machine --...

2013-08-06 12:24:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) Using the two most recent waves (11 and 12) from the 2008 Survey of Income and Program Participation panel, this table package presents income and earnings estimates at the individual, family and household level for the first quarter (January, February and March) of 2012. Quarterly estimates by...

2013-08-05 00:20:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 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, AUGUST 5: FIRST TRAFFIC LIGHT Profile America -- Monday, August 5th.( )An invention that sometimes drives us to distraction -- but without which we would scarcely be driving at all -- went into operation on this date in 1914. A traffic light system, credited with being the first in...

2013-08-03 00:20:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 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) SATURDAY, AUGUST 3: IMMIGRATION RESTRICTION Profile America -- Saturday, August 3rd. "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Poet Emma Lazarus composed those words in 1883 to help raise funds for a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty. But on this date...

2013-08-02 00:21:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 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) FRIDAY, AUGUST 2: WWW ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Friday, August 2nd.( )One of the engines of business and personal life in the 21st century is just 22 years old this month -- the World Wide Web. The concept was developed and released by two scientists at the Cern Laboratory in Geneva,...

2013-07-31 23:34:40

Bright.com, an employment site that leverages data science, releases independent jobs report. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Employment increased by 178,000 net jobs from July to August 2013 according to the July 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, real estate, and other...

2013-07-31 20:21:18

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 / PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2013 Economic Indicator Webinar Series -- Discover the U.S. Census Bureau's economic statistics through the 2013 Economic Indicator Webinar Series. Each of the 13 economic indicators in this webinar series will provide an in-depth description of how the critical economic indicator data are collected and how you can access and use these statistics. Sessions include construction, housing, international trade, retail trade and more....

2013-07-30 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the public release schedule for the official national income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2012 from the Current Population Survey, as well as local estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) STATISTICS RELEASE SCHEDULE National 2012 income, poverty and health insurance statistics -- Current Population...

2013-07-28 00:20:14

WASHINGTON, July 28, 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, JULY 28: PARENTS' DAY Profile America -- Sunday, July 28th. This is Parents' Day -- an annual public observance similar to Mother's Day and Father's Day, but not an official holiday. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well known. Its goal is to honor the men and women...

2013-07-25 12:23:40

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau has released My Congressional District, the first interactive tool geared exclusively toward finding basic demographic and economic statistics for every congressional district in the U.S. This Web app uses the latest annual statistics from the American Community Survey, providing the most detailed portrait of America's towns and neighborhoods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130725/DC53337-INFO-a)...