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3 july 2015

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Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will visit Calgary, Alberta and Whitehorse, Yukon from July 4 to 8, 2015. In Calgary, they will attend the Queen Elizabeth II Cup...

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Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE Profile America ? Friday, July 3rd. Befitting the eve of the nation's celebration of freedom, one of the most important pieces of legislation in our...


2 july 2015

16:56
The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk for July 2015 ? June 2016. Schools and...

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The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Illinois of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe thunderstorms and tornadoes...

15:30
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr., National Secretary-Treasurer Eugene Hudson Jr., and National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices Augusta Y. Thomas today issued the following statement: "We...

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NASA's celebration of 50 years of spacewalking, or extravehicular activity, continues July 11 with a visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. NASA will share Apollo-era artifacts, current space suit hardware and...

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On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from...

14:01
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has been selected by the TSA Office of Intelligence and Analysis Program Management division for a "proof of concept" pilot of the FBI RapBack service. The program will enable real time criminal history...

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Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, issued the following statement on the June 2015 jobs numbers released...

09:20
In anticipation of family gatherings around public and residential pools during the Independence Day holiday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign is urging parents and children to follow 10 steps to stay safer...

08:49
The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in West Virginia of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe storms, heavy snow and...

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Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FORGING A NATION Profile America ? Thursday, July 2nd. On this date in 1788, the U.S. Congress learned that the Constitution had been ratified by the ninth of the 13...


1 july 2015

18:02
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is getting a final "all clear" as it speeds closer to its historic July 14 flyby of Pluto and the dwarf planet's five moons. After seven weeks of detailed searches for dust clouds, rings, and other potential hazards,...

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The American Federation of Government Employees is declaring victory after President Obama signed into law legislation that eliminates a financial penalty facing retired federal law enforcement officers. Obama signed the bill this week after it...

17:01
U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Acting Director Allison Beck congratulated Rhode Island state officials and union negotiators on the implementation of a settlement agreement to Rhode Island's longstanding public employee...

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In response to today's announcement by President Obama that the United States and Cuba have agreed to reopen embassies in their respective capitals, Victor C. Johnson, senior adviser for public policy at NAFSA: Association of International Educators,...

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NASA has joined a multi-agency field campaign studying summer storm systems in the U.S. Great Plains to find out why they often form after the sun goes down instead of during the heat of the day. The Plains Elevated Convection at Night, or PECAN,...

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Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), reaffirmed the SBA's continued commitment to support Native American small businesses and entrepreneurs with additional resources to boost the entrepreneurial...

11:57
Today the U.S. Census Bureau announced plans to conduct eight tribal consultation meetings and one national webinar with 566 federally recognized tribes across the country from October 2015 through April 2016. "As we move toward the 2020 Census,...

11:21
Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander issued the following statement to mark Canada Day: "Today marks the 148th anniversary of Confederation, and what we today proudly hail as Canada Day. Canada Day gives Canadians from coast...

10:50
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's cabinet, will discuss how North Dakota entrepreneurs can harness the SBA to advance their small business potential,...

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Americans are increasingly bracing for overcast economic skies: Only one in four U.S. adults (25%) believe the economy will improve in the coming year, down from a third (32%) at the beginning of 2015. Conversely, 27% believe the economy is going to...


30 june 2015

18:13
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of an unpiloted Russian resupply ship to the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS Progress 60 spacecraft will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:55 a.m....

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights applauds the U.S. Supreme Court on its decision establishing the basic civil right of every American to freely choose a marriage partner.  The high court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex couples have a...

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The six U.S. providers of Video Relay Service (VRS) said today's FCC order regarding the rates paid for telecommunication relay services is a missed opportunity to improve Video Relay Service (VRS), expand its offerings, and uphold the Americans with...

16:37
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs announced today that the Veterans Hiring Act (Bill C-27) comes into force tomorrow, July 1, 2015. The Veterans Hiring Act makes it easier for Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are leaving...

16:32
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) President José Raimundo Braga Coelho have signed agreements to further research into heliophysics and space weather and to enhance global climate study and educational opportunities....

15:55
The following statement can be attributed to Legacy: Great reporting opens your eyes and your mind. The New York Times [hotlink] shed light today on the role the U.S. Chamber of Commerce plays in spreading the reach of a product that, even when it...

14:53
The Defense Security Service (DSS) has awarded Crowell & Moring LLP with the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award for industrial security excellence. Crowell & Moring is the first law firm to receive the Cogswell Award,...

14:42
NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who is making final preparations for his launch next month on his first mission to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 8 to 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 7. Lindgren will...

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For some reason, the building where you run your business was hit with a power outage, and you're forced to shut down for several days. Your customers wonder why your doors are closed, and they decide to spend their money elsewhere. It's even worse...

14:01
Reacting to today's news that the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) has proposed a new overtime regulation at the request of President Barack Obama, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) President & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the...

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The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on July 1, 2015 in Eastern Canada. Tolerances for red smudge in amber durum wheat will be removed and the total smudge tolerance...

12:25
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (U.K.) on nuclear energy cooperation.  This MOU will help position Canada's nuclear...

12:01
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today on the Department of Labor proposal to expand overtime protection. "The Obama administration has proposed a win for workers and a win for the...

11:23
The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that it plans to conduct census tests in selected areas within Harris County, Texas, and Los Angeles County, Calif., in 2016. The tests will refine new procedures and methods designed to improve census...

11:20
The Houston Airport System (HAS) has been granted a Launch Site License from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that enables Ellington Airport (EFD) to establish itself as a launch site for Reusable Launch Vehicles (RLV), making it the 10th...

09:51
In what has been hailed as the biggest energy-saving standards rulemaking in Department of Energy history, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) assisted industry, government and advocacy groups to achieve major new consensus energy...

09:34
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will close its Disaster Loan Outreach Center at Coppin State University on July 10, which is also the deadline to apply for physical damage low-interest disaster loans.  SBA has...


29 june 2015

18:02
A letter in support of the federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), signed by a bipartisan group of 55 Members of the House of Representatives, was sent to the Committee on Ways and Means today. The letter, led by Congressmen Mike Turner (R-OH) and...

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NASA will host a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research (VIPR) project at the agency's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California on Thursday, July 9. Media interested in participating should contact Peter Merlin...

13:56
On May 6, Public Citizen released a scathing investigative report title, "Slighted: Accounting Tricks Create False Impression That Small Businesses  Are Getting Their Share of Federal Procurement Money, and the Political Factors That Might Be at...

13:15
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and regulatory costs: "Today's ruling...

11:49
American Kennel Club show/hobby exhibitors are caught in the "Puppy Mill" Net, a national "animal rights" propaganda campaign to eliminate all pet breeding in the U.S.  "We have no problem with the extinction of domestic animals; they are creations...

09:07
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (U.K.) on nuclear energy cooperation.  This MOU will help position Canada's nuclear...

09:04
The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike counties in Kentucky of...

06:00
The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, along with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Member of Parliament for Kenora and Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative...

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Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: GETTING UP TO SPEED Profile America ? Monday, June 29th. On this date in 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill establishing the Interstate Highway System,...


28 june 2015

14:19
The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, was...

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Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST REFINERY Profile America ? Sunday, June 28th. America's first commercial oil refinery was put in operation this month in 1860. It was built in Titusville,...

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