Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Kwanzaa Greetings from the White House

Washington, DC…Melania and I send our greetings to all those observing Kwanzaa. This annual celebration of African heritage, unity, and culture is a special opportunity for many to reflect on their shared ancestry and values. At this time, our Nation joins in honoring the important contributions of African Americans to the strength and success of […]

Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Washington, DC…The holidays are a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift-giving, reflection and thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the U.S. Census Bureau joins in the fun with a list of holiday-related facts and figures from its vast collection of statistics. Every Day is Christmas in Noel, Mo. Places with […]

President George H. W. Bush 1924 – 2018

President George H. W. Bush  1924 – 2018

Houston, TX…George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924 – died November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of […]

Nearly 49 Million Holiday Road Trippers to Fill-Up with Thankworthy Gas Prices

Nearly 49 Million Holiday Road Trippers to Fill-Up with Thankworthy Gas Prices

Washington, DC…Motorists can add cheaper gas prices to their list of ‘things for which to be thankful’ this Thanksgiving holiday. Today’s national gas price average is $2.62, which is seven-cents less than a week ago and the largest one-week decline in pump price this year. In fact, the large drop brings the year-over-year differential in […]

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Jupiter, FL…Burton Leon Reynolds Jr., February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018, was an American actor, director and producer. Reynolds died from cardiac arrest at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018.[51] He had been suffering from heart problems for a number of years. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as […]

Charles Manson 1934 -2017

Charles Manson 1934 -2017

Bakersfield, CA…From Wikipedia..”Charles Milles Manson (born Charles Milles Maddox, November 12, 1934 – November 19, 2017) was an American criminal and former cult leader who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in California in the late 1960s. Manson’s followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in […]

President Trump Proclaims November 19 Through 25, 2017, as National Family Week

President Trump Proclaims November 19 Through 25, 2017, as National Family Week

Washington, DC…During National Family Week, we emphasize the importance of preserving and promoting strong families, the cornerstone of our society. Families are as diverse as our Nation. They often extend beyond moms, dads, and their children, and include adoptive and foster parents, grandparents, and extended relatives. But no matter their makeup, families share a unique […]

The Nominations for the 69th Emmy® Awards Are….

The Nominations for the 69th Emmy® Awards Are….

Los Angeles, CA…Nominations for the 69th Emmy® Awards were announced today by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS’ S.W.A.T. “It’s been a record-breaking year for television, continuing its explosive growth,” said Washington. […]

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