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07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $50,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in the Twin Cities area through...


00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 24: National Drive-Thru Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NATIONAL DRIVE-THRU DAY Profile America — Monday, July 24th. Today...


Jul 23, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 23: Parents' Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PARENTS' DAY Profile America — Sunday, July 23rd. Today is Parents'...


Jul 22, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 22: Chilling Out

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHILLING OUT Profile America — Saturday, July 22nd. With the...


Jul 21, 2017, 18:00 ET NRCS Announces Watershed and Flood Prevention Funding Opportunities

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is announcing funding opportunities for planning, design, and construction of...


Jul 21, 2017, 16:31 ET NASA to Show Technologies at Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture 2017

Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Association's 2017 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin will see NASA's latest technologies from across the...


Jul 21, 2017, 15:48 ET Census Bureau: Lapse in Wire Service Effective Aug. 1, 2017

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: There will be a lapse in wire service through PR Newswire beginning Aug. 1,...


Jul 21, 2017, 13:59 ET NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will...


Jul 21, 2017, 11:57 ET July 28 Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Features Walter M. Shaub Jr. -Former Director, Office of Government Ethics

Walter M. Shaub, Jr., who served until July 19 as the Director of the Office of Government Ethics will address a National Press Club Headliners...


Jul 21, 2017, 10:35 ET USW Opposes Trump Administration's New Voter Fraud Commission

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement...


Jul 21, 2017, 10:31 ET Federal Study on College Mental Health Services Reveals Long Waiting Lists, Other Gaps and Barriers Impeding Student Success

Today, the research team of the National Council on Disability (NCD) – a U.S. federal agency that provides advice to the President, Congress, and...


Jul 21, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 21: Winneconne Secession

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WINNECONNE SECESSION Profile America — Friday, July 21st....


Jul 20, 2017, 23:04 ET Trump Administration tosses proposed rule adding gas processing plants to TRI

Today the Trump Administration rolled out the Unified Agenda, a regulatory scorecard/roadmap of the status of an administration's agencies'...


Jul 20, 2017, 11:58 ET Note to Correspondents: Census Bureau Jobs Available for Multiple Counties in West Virginia

The U.S. Census Bureau is now accepting applications for approximately 125 temporary positions that will support the address canvassing operation...


Jul 20, 2017, 11:35 ET Note to Correspondents: Census Bureau Jobs Available in Pierce County, Washington

The U.S. Census Bureau is now accepting applications for approximately 175 temporary positions that will support the address canvassing operation...


Jul 20, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 20: Downscale Dining

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DOWNSCALE DINING Profile America — Thursday, July 20th. A...


Jul 19, 2017, 13:47 ET CDC reminds travelers to Europe: Protect against measles

With the peak summer travel season under way, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding travelers to Europe and other...


Jul 19, 2017, 13:28 ET MBDA and Kauffman Foundation Partnership Providing Greater Access to the U.S. Census Bureau Data on Minority Entrepreneurs

Last week the U.S. Department of Commerce's Census Bureau released the 2015 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs and this year's survey data reveals an...


Jul 19, 2017, 11:47 ET Census Bureau: Annual Update for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base in Its 31st Year

This is the annual update of the interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths, updated through 2016....


Jul 19, 2017, 11:13 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act: July 26

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:45 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the funding awards to states for FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety implementation

More than 3,000 Americans are estimated to die each year from foodborne illnesses and many more are hospitalized and sickened. Yet most of these...


Jul 19, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 19: The Hole Truth

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: JULY 19: THE HOLE TRUTH Profile America — Wednesday, July 19th. The...


Jul 18, 2017, 15:55 ET The Latino Coalition Chairman Hector Barreto: 'Inaction on Health Care is Deeply Disappointing'

The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued...


Jul 18, 2017, 15:14 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Status of the Affordable Care Act

"We have said from the beginning we would not stand for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a simultaneous replacement maintaining...


Jul 18, 2017, 14:08 ET FDA approves Vosevi for Hepatitis C

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vosevi to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 without cirrhosis...