Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Census Bureau: America Is Getting Older and More Diverse Every Year

The United States population is becoming older and more diverse, according to the Census Bureau. A new Associated Press report reveals that...

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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Pre-K Programs on Latinx Communities

Today in the United States, three-fourths of young children attend preschool programs. But for Hispanic and Latinx communities, the...

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Twin Earthquakes Shake Western Guatemala This June, Killing 5

On Wednesday, June 14, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off of Guatemala’s Pacific coast, leaving five dead and at least seven more...

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Child Care Council Launches Free “Books 4 Fun” Program

By Staff –   The Child Care Council Inc. has launched its new “Books 4 Fun” program to give free books to children, in...

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A Year of Erasure: the Aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

On Monday, June 12, Rochesterians gathered at the Bachelor Forum, a local gay bar, to mark the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub...

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Raul Castro Set to Step Down as Cuban President Next Year

Raul Castro, the President of Cuba, is ready to retire. The second most famous Castro brother announced earlier this month that in 2018 he...

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Man Dies at the Hands of Off-Duty Police Officer’s Spouse

Eyewitness video reveals that Terry Thompson, the husband of a Texas sheriff’s deputy, applied what has been deemed an illegal...

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Puerto Rico Cast Their Vote

In the midst of an unprecedented economic and fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico held its fifth status referendum in 50 years last Sunday,...

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This Small-Town Texas Mayor Is Fighting Gov. Abbott’s ‘Papers, Please’ Law

In El Cenizo, Texas, mayor Raul Reyes has filed a lawsuit with the state expressing his opposition to a new immigration law — one...

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The First Latino To Run a Presidential Campaign, Sergio Bendixen, Has Died

The first Latino to run a presidential campaign in the United States has died. Sergio Bendixen, a key pioneer in public-opinion polls among...