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Editor's note: The following are letters from readers about the Daily Pilot's three-part series, School Flight, which was published Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Congratulations on the wonderful and insightful story on Sunday's front page. Staff...
Tags: Teachers, Mountains, Minority Groups, Mass Media, Patti Smith
ReutersA record 46 million Americans were living in poverty in 2010, pushing the U.S. poverty rate to its highest level since 1993, according to a government report on Tuesday on the grim effects of stubbornly high unemployment. Underscoring the economic...
"The poor you will always have with you," Jesus said. Some of his followers have taken that as a call to do nothing; others, as a call to action. The latter would include Half in Ten, a campaign to cut poverty by half within a decade. Or, as the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Latinos were less likely than whites to get screened for colon cancer in a new study from California — and much less likely when both groups had a family history of the disease. However, results from a telephone survey...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Minority Groups, Cancer, History, Health
Students and faculty at Emporia High School are in shock after a popular teacher died this week after being struck by lightning. School officials brought in counselors Thursday to help students and staff cope with the death of Spanish teacher Patti...
Nobody thought a 12-sided geometric painting by a little-known artist could top a Hockney. The painting, "Vector," has languished in storage for at least 30 years. The painter, Ron Davis, has been living off the grid near Taos, N.M., for almost as long....
Here in the Imperial Valley it should come as no surprise that events commemorating Mexican Independence are the norm. As one of the counties with the largest percentage of Hispanics in America, it is only fitting that many locals of Mexican descent would...
Tags: Minority Groups
email@example.comHagerstown’s Fairgrounds Park was filled with the sounds of Latin music, the smells of Mexican and Caribbean foods, and the vibrant colors of handcrafted clothing and jewelry Sunday as the Hispanic Association of Hagerstown held its fifth annual...
Clout StreetA unified group of African-American aldermen made their opening offer Monday in Chicago’s redistricting debate: one less majority black ward and two more majority Latino wards. The deal was politically easy for the City Council’s Black Caucus...
SAN DIEGO -- The poverty rate in San Diego County was nearly 15 percent in 2010, up from 12.6 percent the year before, according to a report released Thursday by the Center for Policy Initiatives. The CPI used 2010 U.S. Census data to derive its figures....
Learning about Type 2 diabetes and the risk factors involved can help a person detect the disease early or know what he or she needs to do to minimize their risk. Type 2 diabetes, which used to be called adult-onset diabetes, is becoming more common,...
A spike in the number of people listed as white in Glendale says more about changing cultural identities than an actual demographic swing, experts say. According to the latest U.S. Census figures, even as Glendale’s total population has shrunk, the...
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