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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 4: Los Angeles Founded

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: LOS ANGELES FOUNDED Profile America — Friday, September 4th. Today is the 234th anniversary of the founding of Los Angeles by the Spanish governor of California. It was a small village of just 11 families, but was given the name "The Town of Our Lady the...

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Winners of Natural Light - International Design Competition Present Their Winning Design of a Special Edition Solar Lamp in London

LONDON, September 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In London, 3 September at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium, the...

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Universal Living Wage rolls out Interactive website on Labor Day

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- /House the Homeless Inc. /- The Universal Living Wage...

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Yisrayl Hawkins Writes Open Letter to Pope Francis In Light of Approaching U.S. Visit

ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has...