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The Swampby Mark Silva A year and a day have passed since President Barack Obama got a little jump on Cinco de Mayo at the White House with a slip of the tongue on May 4: "Cinco de quatro,'' Obama called......
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsMiami Dolphins limited partners Serena and Venus Williams are again No. 1 and 2 in The Harris Poll of favorite female sports stars. New Miami Heat star LeBron James ranks 6th among male sports stars ??? down from third last......
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The Swampby Mike Memoli As Arizona voters cast ballots in the state's primary election, RNC chair Michael Steele appears to be distancing the national party from the state's efforts to curb illegal immigration. In a recent interview with Spanish-language...
Tags: Elections, Primaries, Arizona, Michael Steele, Wolf Blitzer
That day when Yvonne Lawrence glanced into the crib she immediately knew something was wrong. Babies aren't supposed to be blue. What she soon would learn at the hospital is that her 3-month-old son was cursed with sickle-cell anemia. The inherited...
Tags: Cancer, Blood, Physical Conditions, Blood Cells, Human Interest
This is what the revolution looks like: It's a rally in Lynwood where parents demand the right to exercise their power to shape their children's future; it's a dozen residents in a South-Central apartment gathering to compare notes on the failing...
A newly posted sign outside the Indiana University Latino Cultural Center known as La Casa reads 'Welcome to our home away from home', but someone recently targeted that home with what IU police have dubbed hateful messages directed at Latinos. Late...
There are two conversations going on inside the L.A. County Hall of Administration about the delicate matter of redrawing maps for the supervisorial districts. Both will come to a head Tuesday, but only one will be publicly acknowledged. The surface...
Little Debbie is rolling over in her grave, blowing cream-filled chunks into her cocoa-dusted bonnet. That some rabble-rousing young Republicans from America’s liberal hotbed have corrupted the treat du jour for their bitter bon mot on affirmative...
President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
It may not rank high in polls of voters' priorities compared to jobs and the economy, yet immigration has taken on a central role in the 2012 presidential campaign drama. Republican presidential debates have been a contest to see who can sound more...
The mayoral race is taking a bilingual turn in the week leading up to the election. There are currently two advertisements airing on WSYW 810 AM and WEDJ FM Radio Latina Indianapolis. The stations are considered sister stations. According to the General...
For nearly half a century, the term "inner city" has been code for poor and minority. But now white flight — the decades-long trend of affluent Anglos leaving the urban core for leafier suburban cul-de-sacs — has run its course. And "inner...
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