US Census Bureau Releases Super Bowl Facts

February 3, 2017

As part of its series, Profile America Facts for Features, The US Census Bureau has released facts and statistics relating to the upcoming Super Bowl LI — Super Bowl “51” is scheduled for February 5, 2017, at […]




Yemen Raid Killed Scores of Civilians

February 2, 2017

An attack on a village in Yemen ordered by President Trump on Sunday, January 29, 2017, caused the death of a newborn baby, alongside as many as 23 civilians, human rights organization Reprieve has discovered. […]




Who Doesn’t Love Popping Bubble Wrap?

January 30, 2017

Fans Can Pick the Product’s Next Design by participating in the Pop the Vote contest through February 13 By Jennifer Grabenstetter and Pam Davis, Sealed Air This year’s annual Bubble Wrap® Appreciation Day — celebrated January 30, […]




Climate March Nationwide on April 29

January 27, 2017

Organizing Starts Now to Resist Attacks on the Environment and Communities.  Leaders Call for a New Clean Energy Economy that Stops  Climate Change and Creates Good Jobs for All By Kathy Mulady, peoplesaction.org Climate activists […]




Breaded Okra Recalled Due to Potential Glass Fragments

January 15, 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Pictsweet Company of Bells, Tennessee, voluntarily recalled select packages of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Breaded Okra after the company learned that some packages may contain glass fragments, which could cause injury […]




House of Raeford Chicken Strips Under Health Alert

January 9, 2017

Food Safety and Inspection Service Issues Public Health Alert For Chicken Strips Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination By Julie Schwartz, fsis.usda.gov On January 7, 2017, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) […]




Six Pending Seismic Surveys Denied Permits

January 6, 2017

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Denies Atlantic Seismic Geophysical and Geological Permits By Connie Gillette, BOEM The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced the denial of six pending geophysical and geological (G&G) permit applications to […]




NC-based Department Store Seeks Southern Designer

January 5, 2017

Belk Seeks Fashion Designers with Modern. Southern. Style. for 2017 Southern Designer Showcase Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on belk.com in Spring 2018 By Jessica Graham (Belk) and Stacey McCray (LGA) Fashion designers who have a […]




NPS Opens National Parks to Commercialization, Renaming

January 4, 2017

Disregarding Public Concern, the National Park Service Finalizes Commercialism Policy and Opens Parks to Industry Influence By Kristen Strader, Campaign Coordinator, Public Citizen’s Commercial Alert Program After months of reviewing public comments, the National Park Service […]




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