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Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.An 11-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty, cast from the original mold discovered in 2005, lit up Chattanooga on Thursday at the unveiling of the 17-floor Liberty Tower. It is one of only four in the world. Parking magnate and real estate mogul Jim...
Tags: France, Statue of Liberty, Lobbying, Sculpture, Politics
The Philadelphia Inquirernsylvania Turnpike users who have long since switched to E-ZPass may be surprised to learn that the toll road still prefers paper for some transactions. Rather than toll tickets, the Turnpike Commission is seeking federal approval to hand out green...
As long as The Associated Press and various other media outlets are redefining how we can speak about people "living in or entering America illegally or without legal permission" ("illegal immigrants" now is verboten), we should finish the job: Stop...
Tags: Mexico, Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Immigration, Racism
In just three years, Fort Lauderdale resident Noreen Salah Burpee has helped distribute $8 million to nonprofits, heading up a new foundation created from wealth earned by her immigrant family. On Saturday , her work was honored with the...
VarietySCOTT FOUNDAS "All Is Lost" (J.C. Chandor) Chandor, who made an impressive debut with Margin Call in 2011, ventures far from Wall Street â and dry land â for this followup, starring Robert Redford as a man lost at sea in a movie that purports to have...
El Paso Times, TexasAn El Paso contingent traveled to Washington, D.C., last week, and shared what some off-border U.S. lawmakers might consider a different take on how immigration reform can affect those living in border cities. Data used came from a report that stated...
Every day, many people cross the U.S. border looking for exactly the same things that people at Ellis Island did more than a century ago: the American Dream. Some risk their lives. Some succeed; some will be driven to fail by painful obstacles, but...
Tags: Immigration, Migration, Illegal Immigrants, Politics
El Paso Times, TexasThe U.S.-Mexico border has the potential to be an asset for national security and for economic growth, according to a report, "The New Ellis Island: Visions from the border for the future of America." The report, produced by the Border Network for Human...
Last month, the U.S. Senate's Gang of Eight introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act. This bill, to be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, offers a glimmer of hope and a path to...
Remembering veterans President John F. Kennedy once said, "A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers." Our new veterans memorial demonstrates that, here in Central Florida, we...
The Santa Cruz SentinelThere are guitars as far as the eye can see at "Ellis Island or Bust," the latest performance presented by Santa Cruz's always forward-thinking New Music Works. The Santa Cruz Guitar Orchestra, under the direction of UC Santa Cruz's Mesut Ozgen, lines...
Tags: Concerts, Music Theater, Theater, Entertainment, Culture
Savannah Morning News, Ga.When the business that is now Levy Jewelers was founded as a small watch repair shop in downtown Savannah in 1900, Wilbur and Orville Wright had yet to take their first flight, World War I was still 14 years in the future, the Russian Revolution nearly...
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