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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 22

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DIGITALIZATION Profile America — Friday, May 22nd. We...

May 21, 2015, 10:37 ET
San Jose becomes the 10th city to reach the 1 million population threshold. California now joins Texas with three cities with total populations at this level.

Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million People or More; California and Texas Each Have Three of These Places

San Jose, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census...

May 21, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 21

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: LENS CRAFTING Profile America — Thursday, May 21st. One...

May 20, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 20

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: STUMPED AT THE PUMP Profile America — Wednesday, May...

May 19, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 19

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ASIAN & PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Profile America —...

May 18, 2015, 13:38 ET
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New Subcounty Population and Housing Unit Estimates to be Embargoed

 The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day media embargo period this week for subscribers to view the 2014 population estimates for all local...

May 18, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 18

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: TAKING STOCK Profile America — Monday, May 18th. The New...

May 16, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 16

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PRINTS AMONG MEN Profile America — Saturday, May...

May 15, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 15

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PEDAL POWER Profile America — Friday, May 15th. Today is...

May 14, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 14

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: YOUNGEST MOTHER Profile America — Thursday, May 14th. A...

May 13, 2015, 15:13 ET
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Census Bureau to Participate in National Civic Day of Hacking, Issues City SDK Challenge to Developers

The U.S. Census Bureau is participating in this year's National Day of Civic Hacking by launching the "City SDK Open Data Solutions Challenge."...

May 13, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 13

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: JAMESTOWN Profile America — Wednesday, May 13th. Today marks...

May 12, 2015, 12:01 ET
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New Subcounty Population and Housing Unit Estimates to be Embargoed

 The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day media embargo period next week for subscribers to view the 2014 population estimates for all local...

May 12, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 12

 Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: HONORING ELDERS Profile America — Tuesday, May 12th. As...

May 11, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Area Residents Urged to Be a Part of History, Participate in Closing Days of 2015 Census Test

May 31 is the last day for residents in Savannah, Ga., and its surrounding counties to be a part of history and participate in the 2015 Census...

May 11, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 11

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: TYPE CASTING Profile America — Monday, May 11th. Today is the...

May 10, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 10

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: MOTHER'S DAY Profile America — Sunday, May 10th. Today is...

May 09, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 9

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: COMPANIONABLE ANIMALS Profile America — Saturday, May 9th....

May 08, 2015, 17:24 ET
On May 8, 1945, the Allied Countries of World War II formally accepted Germany's unconditional surrender of its military. Victory in Europe (V-E) Day marked the end of World War II in Europe.

Census Bureau Infographic - World War II: 70 Years On

 The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: To commemorate this milestone anniversary of the Allied...

May 08, 2015, 16:49 ET
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REVISED -- U.S. Census Bureau: Older Americans Month: May 2015

A meeting with the National Council of Senior Citizens resulted in President John F. Kennedy designating May 1963 as Senior Citizens Month,...