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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 2

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: A GLASS ACT Profile America — Sunday, August 2nd. A...

Aug 01, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 1

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: A STORIED CEREAL Profile America — Saturday, August 1st. If...

Jul 31, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 31

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST PATENT Profile America — Friday, July 31st. The first...

Jul 30, 2015, 17:25 ET
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Census Bureau Announces Schedule for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Statistics and American Community Survey Results

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the schedule for the 2014 income, poverty and health insurance coverage statistics from the Annual Social...

Jul 30, 2015, 09:24 ET
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Advance Report on U.S. International Trade

Now available, the "Advance Report: U.S. International Trade in Goods," presents advance statistics for June 2015 from "U.S. International...

Jul 30, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 30

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census...

Jul 29, 2015, 16:58 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau: Special Edition Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015

Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S....

Jul 29, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 29

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ASPHALT ROADS Profile America — Wednesday, July 29th. Long...

Jul 28, 2015, 15:30 ET
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2014 Annual Survey of Public Pensions

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The Annual Survey of Public Pensions provides a comprehensive look at the...

Jul 28, 2015, 15:03 ET

Censo Económico 2012 Áreas Insulares: Construcción en Puerto Rico

 El sector de la construcción incluye establecimientos que se dedican principalmente a la construcción de edificios,...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:23 ET
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2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Puerto Rico Construction

 The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The construction sector includes establishments primarily engaged in...

Jul 28, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 28

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST CAR AD Profile America — Tuesday, July 28th. The...

Jul 27, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 27

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: A FAVORITE FIRST Profile America — Monday, July 27th. The...

Jul 26, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 26

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DISABILITIES ACT Profile America — Sunday, July 26th. On this...

Jul 25, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 25

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PARENTS' DAY Profile America — Saturday, July 25th. Tomorrow...

Jul 24, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 24

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

Jul 23, 2015, 16:28 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Facts For Features: Labor Day 2015: Sept. 7

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration...

Jul 23, 2015, 16:23 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: National Grandparents Day 2015: Sept. 13

In 1970, Marian McQuade initiated a campaign to establish a day to honor grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a federal...

Jul 23, 2015, 00:01 ET
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 23

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHILLING OUT Profile America — Thursday, July 23rd. With...

Jul 22, 2015, 16:26 ET
There were more than 32,000 business establishments across the country which provide services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. Another nearly 15,000 provide pet care (except veterinary) services, which includes training assistance dogs.

U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: 25th 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...