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What is the coverage of Google case law for New York state?

I can't seem to find how any information about what kind of coverage Google offers for case law, what the selection for cases is, etc. Does anyone have any idea? I literally don't see any comments at ...
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Data set of US Congress in-session or recess

I've seen other questions/answers here in regard to the U.S. Congress for information like what bills a particular congress person voted on, sponsored, or speeches and such. However, I am looking to ...
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U.S. federal government data fetchable via SPARQL?

I am interested in U.S. federal government information (e.g., agencies/sub-agencies, programs, etc) that I can fetch via the Semantic Web/SPARQL. I am able to get this information via Dbpedia. The ...
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High-quality voter (partisan) data for the United States

What is the best publicly-available data source for the geographic distribution of Republican and Democratic voters in the (individual) United States? I'm happy with either a presidential or ...
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Snow days per county per monthly in US specifically in Colorado?

I am seeking a detail monthly snow days where I can look it up for more accurate information. I have looked at the Weather Channel, RoCoRaHS, Accuweather and others and it does not provide me more ...
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Antebellum State and Local Election Data

Is there data on voter turnout and election returns for state and local elections (gubernatorial, etc) during the 1840-1860 time period in the United States at the county level? If no comprehensive ...
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Where can I find state by state polling prior to recent presidential elections?

I am looking for data on polling estimates for different states in presidential elections in the United States.
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Need clarification: if state or city gov releases data in non-open formats (i.e. book, microfiche), *must* they now also release it in CSV format?

Consider the following not-so-hypothetical situation: A state or city government has, for many years now, released a certain data set in various "old school" formats, such as a printed book or ...
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BEA - how to get employment data by industry?

Looking into the BEA (US Bureau of Economic Analysis) API - there is ton of data available, but I can't figure out how to get labor data by sector per county. Anyone has experience with it?
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Where can I find data by “census tract numbers”

I am using an API (To get crimes in city ) where I have found a field entitled "Census Tract Number" and am getting data formatted with (longitude, latitude, census tract number). What does this last ...
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Seeking shapefile of Boston in 1630?

I found this map on Reddit and was curious if anyone knows how it was made. https://www.reddit.com/r/boston/comments/2xu9ix/modern_map_of_boston_compared_to_original_1630/ I think I could make it if ...
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Where can I get data on released inmates in the US?

I'm dealing with a small rural town where a common belief is that a significant number of former inmates are resettled after their release from prison. I've examined proxies for this by looking at ...
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Looking for Arrests Data at a state level across years

I just find out that R comes with a data about arrests in the US on its base package USArrests. This is a interesting data but only for the year 1973. Anybody knows if there is another package with a ...
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Where can I find data on GDP of US counties?

I am looking for data on the total GDP of most or all United States counties. (GDP per capita is fine too, I can multiply it by population). I am not sure if this data exists, but I know there are ...
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Mapped culverts information

I was wondering where I can find maps of culverts that runs under interstates? I'm in Indiana. I wrote an email to INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation) and they said they don't have such ...
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Health Care industry data for Hospitals/Urgent Cares, etc

Is there a database available (free or not) that contains health care industry data for hospitals, urgent care, clinics, their location, ownership information (parent/child relationship), and other ...
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Resolve company name / TLD to industry?

Where can I find a comprehensive data set of U.S. companies with their respective industries and internet top level domains (TLDs), if any? Such as the Fortune 500 list... Company Name Website ...
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Standing and seating capacity of clubs, bars and restaurants

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: Name of the business (I'm mostly interested in clubs, bars and restaurants) if possible along with its location Standing and seating capacity I'm ...
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Looking for spatially referenced aerial photos

I am trying to find a source of spatially referenced aerial photos that can be analyzed with ArcGIS or R. I cannot use Google Earth because I have nothing to georeference it to. I know they are out ...
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Air quality in all cities in the USA

Where can I find information about pollution or air quality by city in U.S.? I would like to the data to be from an official source.
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2000 census data by block group

I need Population & Housing Unit Counts for Blocks (all the states) from 1990, 2000, and 2010 Census. I downloaded 2010 and 1990 from the following links, but can not find the corresponding data ...
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Permits of US metropolitan areas

I'm looking for permits of US metropolitan areas, like Chicago, so far I found this one: Permits issued by the Department of Buildings in the City of Chicago from 2006 to the present But this one ...
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Seeking free GIS data for USA equivalent to Swedish General Map?

In Sweden we have "Lantmäteriet" wich is same as "USGS". "Lantmäteriet" have several datasets like "Road-map","General-map", etc. These data-sets contains boundaries, roads, landcover, contour-lines, ...
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What is the latest census statistics on US demographics

I am looking for sources about US demographics, when i started collecting data, i found that there are different statistics inside census data portal.what is the latest +to date+ statistics that I can ...
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How do I acquire bike network shapefiles for a particular region?

I'm working on a bike project that spans a number of cities in a region. Some of the cities have their existing bike infrastructure available as open data, but not all. Is there a way to extract from ...
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US county-level temporal economic data

For a research project I'm very interested in economic data such as unemployment rate on a monthly basis for individual counties in the US. Is this available somewhere? I know that the information I'...
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Over-the-counter prices of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States

I'm looking for a data set containing the over-the-counter prices of pharmaceutical drugs by pharmacy in the United States.
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Future updates to college scorecard?

Does anyone have any concrete knowledge of whether or not there are plans to continue to update the Scorecard each year? Specifically updates that include data for additonal years, not really the ...
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What is the percentage of internet users in the USA? Discrepancy between Google result and World bank data

The Google default results for "internet user United States" is 84 % of the population. The source is the World Bank, but when I go to the World Bank website, it shows only 74% internet users in the ...
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Canadian and USA Administrative Boundary Data Service

I have a list of place names (300+), which are mostly cites and states/provinces in United States and Canada. I would like to get the administrative boundary for them. I know the raw boundary data is ...
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Seeking high resolution transportation map of North Carolina?

I am trying to find a transportation map of North Carolina with geolocation to overlay into my project. I have gone in circles on the USGS sites and other sources. Can anyone point me in the right ...
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Implications of “For official use only”

Certain US government websites (fpds.gov, sam.gov, among others) have a footer saying something along the lines This is a U.S. General Services Administration Federal Government computer system ...
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Index People Living in New York

My current project involves indexing people from the city of New York. Using various sources and data mining techniques I am supposed to give a confidence rating whether a certain person lives in New ...
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List of organization names

I am looking for a dataset containing: organization names Optionally: abbreviation of the organization name location of the organization (e.g., in which state) size of the organization (e.g., ...
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BLS Consumer Expenditure Survey at MSA level

I'm trying to get annual data on purchases of televisions at the MSA or city level. I looked at BLS Consumer Expenditure Survey, but it looks like the MSA-level data is aggregated into coarse ...
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Is there a complete list of what US Census data is available for every type of geographic unit?

The US Census provides many kinds of data (population, income, age, etc.) grouped by many kinds of geographic units (census block, tract, city, urban cluster, etc.). I have not been able to find a ...
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Where can I get NY small businesses data, including revenue, number of employees etc?

I'm helping a nonprofit reach small businesses in NY. Looking specifically for revenue, number of employees, type of business and ethnicity of the owner. Is there any place I can find such information?...
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Opening up Federal Trade Commission data on Safe Harbor

I would like to know how I can get access to the underlying database powering the site https://safeharbor.export.gov/list.aspx This lists all the private companies who have agreed to comply with the ...
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Fiber (dark or lit) maps and data

I'm looking for any publicly available data on where optical fiber (for Internet connectivity) is physically laid across the US. While there are commercial services that sell some of this data, and ...
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Archive of ZIP code changes

Each year, some (US) ZIP codes change. New codes are added, preferred and acceptable city names change, codes are sometimes deleted, or even swapped between two cities. Are there archives anywhere of ...
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Exporting data from https://taggs.hhs.gov?

https://taggs.hhs.gov offers a great comprehensive database of all grants awarded by the HHS (Department of Health & Human Services, US). Their "Award Search" engine is effective and convenient. ...
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Is there a dataset for historical US towns and roads?

I need to map US settlements/towns/cities from colonial times through roughly 1900, for example Bath, NC founded 1705 at lat/lon. The minimal data I'm looking for would contain: Name of town or ...
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Looking for database of US companies

Crunchbase looks most promising but they seem to be payware. Are there any free datasets of companies (established business & startups) to do some data science analysis? Ideally, the data should ...
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centroids or boundaries of unincorporated communities

I have the Tiger places (dark green), which I believe contains census designated places. I also have the Census Bureau's Cartographic Boundary Shapefiles - Places (Incorporated Places and Census ...
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Looking to add layers of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to map?

Where can I find files of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to add these layers to a map?
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Seeking school quality data?

I need to create a map that shows school quality in Atlanta. I'm having a really hard time finding either test score data or school proficiency data. Where or how can I search for this?
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Colorado Ski Areas GIS dataset

I am looking for Colorado ski areas in GIS dataset out there that can I download or request them from an individual that worked on them.
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Making sense of US census summary tape files?

I'm trying to get 1990 decennial US census data into a choropleth map, but having difficulty making sense of the data format and documentation. I've gathered that the block level data belongs in ...
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How strictly are “universal design” standards enforced in open data?

"Universal design"is a U.S. government standard that forces items, in this case metadata, to be accessible to people with disabilities. Apparently universal design standards were promulgated some ...
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Master Song Database containing popular titles and artists

I'm looking for a song database (sqlite, csv, etc.) Right now I'm searching through a list of songs from late 60s and early 70s on "http://www.song-database.com/" but I'm searching manually on the ...