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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Florida sentencing laws cut blacks' success chances

    Florida sentencing laws cut blacks' success chances
    The tributes to those who braved the nightsticks of Alabama state troopers 50 years ago to march for voting rights were inspiring. The state of Black America a half-century later is depressing. In a recent report titled "Five Bleak Facts on Black...
  • Cohabitation and other strange but true Florida laws

    Cohabitation and other strange but true Florida laws
    Whether you knew it or not, if you're not married and live with a lover, you're committing a second-degree misdemeanor in Florida.  That law, passed in 1868, could soon be going away, however, as the repeal bill easily won approval in both House and...
  • Conference to address ramifications of bias and 'colorism'

    ST. LOUIS On the color spectrum, Kimberly Norwood considers herself closer to Michelle Obama than Halle Berry. Growing up in Harlem, N.Y., she remembers having darker skin than her mother, whose pigment was closer to Berry's. People on the street would...
  • Census estimates: Newport News growing; Hampton shrinks slightly

    Census estimates: Newport News growing; Hampton shrinks slightly
    Newport News, York County, Isle of Wight, James City County and Gloucester are growing, while Hampton, Williamsburg, Poquoson and Mathews are stable or shrinking, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Newport News grew by...
  • A rarity in Evergreen Park — political competition

    A rarity in Evergreen Park — political competition
    Chris Trzeciak's seemingly ordinary decision to file as a candidate for Evergreen Park trustee was anything but ordinary. Turns out that he created a rare situation in the village — its first contested race for the village board since 1987. That's...
  • Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan

    Supreme Court rules against Alabama voter redistricting plan
    The Supreme Court delivered a rare victory for minority voting rights Wednesday, finding that a 2012 Alabama redistricting plan appeared to violate federal law by shifting black voters into districts they already dominated to dilute their influence...
  • Deadly force report cites Philly cops' poor training

    PHILADELPHIA — Poor training has left Philadelphia police with the mistaken belief that fearing for their lives alone justifies using deadly force, the Justice Department said Monday in a review of the city's nearly 400 officer-involved shootings...
  • College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues

    College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues
    When Florida became the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage on Jan. 6, it meant greater equality for the roughly 50,000 same-sex couples who call Florida home — as determined by California-based research center The Williams Institute through...
  • Another Alzheimer's facility poised to build in Northbrook

    Northbrook, demographically one of the oldest towns in the area, may be about to get a little older – again. A partnership of Northbrook builders has applied to tear down three houses on the southwest corner of Shermer and Techny roads and build...
  • The green scene: Orlando's Irish bars

    The green scene: Orlando's Irish bars
    I often have a tough time convincing visitors that anything authentic exists in Orlando. And when it comes to authentic Irish pubs, I sometimes have a hard time convincing locals. But take it from a professional boozehound who has had his share of pints...
  • Ted Deutch preaches to constituent choir on Social Security

    Ted Deutch preaches to constituent choir on Social Security
    WEST DELRAY — U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, whose Broward/Palm Beach county district is home to more seniors than almost any other in the state, sought Tuesday to combat the spreading notion that the Social Security program is in trouble and benefits need...