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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2021 –Release Date: June 30, 2022

July 4, 2022

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U.S. Census — The annual metropolitan population estimates are released for July 1, 2021.  .New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA 23,216,685 .Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA CSA 18,490,242 .Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA CSA 9,946,526 .Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI CSA 9,876,339 .San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA CSA 9,545,921 .Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT CSA 8,430,341 .Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK CSA 8,255,035 .Houston-The Woodlands, TX CSA 7,398,774 .Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD […]

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Australia releases data from Census 2021

June 28, 2022

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The results of Australia’s 5-yearly census for 2021 have been released on 28 June 2022. The population grew to 25.5 million in the 2021. This is up 2.1 million from 2016. For the first time, fewer than half of Australians (44%) identify as Christian, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said. Just over 50 years ago, the […]

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Are there currently 2 Black women on the U.S. Supreme Court?

April 8, 2022

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Is Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson the first Black woman appointed the the U.S. Supreme Court? Did president Barack Obama actually appoint the first Black woman or just another white woman to the supreme court when he appointed current associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sonia M. Sotomayor? Most of the American people understand that fact that justice Sonia […]

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In 1905 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that compulsory vaccinations were legal in Massachusetts

January 22, 2022

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The 1905 U.S. Supreme Court decision established the constitutionality of state compulsory vaccination laws when they are “necessary for the public health or the public safety. Jacobson involved compulsory vaccination in the midst of a smallpox epidemic when there was no other less coercive means available to staunch the outbreak. Vaccine efficacy against infectious diseases rests on the concept of herd […]

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NCAA Finances of Intercollegiate Athletics | Division I and Division II – published November 2021

December 6, 2021

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The finances of Intercollegiate sports programs at American universities.    Source: NCAA   The NCAA data come from the years 2011 to 2020 and published November 2021.   The data is provided annually by all active and provisional NCAA Division and Division II member schools via the NCAA Membership Financial Reporting System. Half of all […]

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Creating Modern Atlanta: 1932 Georgia’s Fulton County merges with Milton and Campbell counties – 1952 Buckhead is annexed by Atlanta

November 22, 2021

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In 2021, there is a debate on going with some of Atlanta residents of the Buckhead neighborhood. Some of Buckhead’s residents seek to secede from the city of Atlanta to form an independent Buckhead City.   Opponents of a Buckhead succession say it would strip the City of Atlanta of the tax revenue and cripple the city’s budget generated by Buckhead’s […]

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College Football Head Coach Salaries as of Jan 1, 2021

October 14, 2021

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2021 edition of highest-paid NCAA Division I FBS head coaches Scroll > to see entire chart. See bottom page scroll bar. Rank Coach School Total Pay Conf. Scheduled School Pay Contract Year Pandemic Reduction Actual School Pay Total Pandemic Reduction School Buyout as of 12/1/2021 1 Nick Saban Alabama $9,753,221* SEC $9,500,000 $0* $9,500,000 $0* $38,400,000 […]

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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook

March 4, 2021

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2021- Republicans aim to suppress future African American voter turnout by using the 1898 North Carolina Democratic Party’s handbook The U.S. Supreme Court may soon rule to uphold voting restrictions in Arizona, that could make it harder to challenge voting suppression tactics that Republicans nationwide have planned. The Supreme Court ruling could make it very […]

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How racial desegregation changed Georgia State University

March 2, 2021

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How racial desegregation changed Georgia State University A look back at the racial demographic changes the have occurred, since 1962, at Georgia State University. Georgia State is Georgia’s largest public university by enrollment. Georgia State University has evolved from an evening school of commerce to a major state research urban university in Atlanta. Georgia State […]

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NASA releases new photo showing the Perseverance rover on Mars

February 25, 2021

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NASA releases new photo showing the Perseverance rover on Mars This is the first 360-degree panorama taken by Mastcam-Z, a zoomable pair of cameras aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover. The panorama was stitched together on Earth from 142 individual images taken on Sol 3, the third Martian day of the mission (Feb. 21, 2021). Credits: […]

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