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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Out of the mud, a temple grows

    Out of the mud, a temple grows
    The five gilded figures of Buddha sat cross-legged under sheets of plastic, lips curved in half-smiles of silent joy. The room around them, however, was anything but silent. A nail gun rattled, a hydraulic lift groaned and a half-dozen Buddhist nuns and...
  • 'Right in the middle'

    'Right in the middle'
    On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset. The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
  • Congressional incumbents enjoy strong support primary

    Congressional incumbents enjoy strong support primary
    Maryland's congressional delegation cruised to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally. Six of eight incumbents...
  • Quinn's been quiet about reforming Illinois

    Quinn's been quiet about reforming Illinois
    Gov. Pat Quinn wants you to know that he tried very, very hard to give voters the chance to impose term limits on lawmakers. Twenty years ago, that is. Where's he been lately? Last week, the governor's re-election campaign sent around a 1993 photo...
  • With gubernatorial hopefuls on hand, African-born Americans seek influence

    With gubernatorial hopefuls on hand, African-born Americans seek influence
    When the Rev. Darlingston Johnson tried to buy 120 acres in Montgomery County to accommodate his new church a decade ago, he quickly learned that local politicians were less devoted to practicing Christian–style kindness than he was. He needed a...
  • We must prepare teachers to prepare our kids [Commentary]

    We must prepare teachers to prepare our kids [Commentary]
    America is facing three pivotal points in its history: a workforce vacated by Baby Boomer retirements, a lack of teachers to prepare youth for college and give them the skills required for new and global economies, and a swiftly changing racial...
  • Spectrum returns with scaled-down plan for senior home

     Spectrum returns with scaled-down plan for senior home
    Spurned once before, Denver-based Spectrum Retirement Communities returned to Highland Park with a new, scaled-down plan for a senior living home in the same location. In late March, the City Council voted 4-3 against the rezoning necessary for the...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Living Here: Gloucester

    Living Here: Gloucester
    Gloucester, the gateway to Virginia's Middle Peninsula, is noted for its rural lifestyle, access to water and historic Main Street with its shops and restaurants and summertime farmer's market. The county is steeped in history. At the time of the...
  • Living Here: Mathews County

     Living Here: Mathews County
    Noted for its quaint historic village and its proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, Mathews County is a destination for people looking for a different pace of life. The small Middle Peninsula county has drawn retirees and other...
  • Are Hispanics in danger of becoming white?

    To all those who complain that Hispanics are unwilling to assimilate, listen up. Research shows that not only do they embrace American culture, but many also buy into the convoluted messaging around race and ethnicity that has long been this country's...