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Sun SentinelSouth Florida women continue to lag behind male workers for pay, earning 86 cents for every dollar men earn, a new study finds, based on U.S. Census Bureau data. Still, women in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are among the national...
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
The number of businesses owned by women in the United States has increased 59% since 1997, according to an estimate from American Express. Those 8.6 million firms are generating more than $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.8 million people,...
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email@example.comFRANKFORT — Some local lawmakers are relieved that a proposal to draw new boundary lines around House districts was among a litany of high-profile bills that didn’t survive the legislative session that ended Tuesday night, but legislators warn...
Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...
Tags: Minority Groups, Voting, Local Government, 2010 Census, Politics
Baltimore residents are less satisfied with city services than they were last year, but see progress in the city's long-standing fight against violent crime and illegal drugs. Those are some of the mixed findings in the annual Baltimore Citizen Survey,...
Daily American Staff WriterPaul Fedorchak of Bedford was a plant manager for Morton Metal Craft. When the company was bought out and the plant was closed in 2009, he decided to switch careers. Fedorchak became a registered nurse. "I always wanted to go into the medical field,"...
The book, “Who Will Feed China?: Wake-up Call for a Small Planet,” authored by Lester Brown in 1995, was a surprising wake-up call about world food security. Brown claimed that food production was not growing fast enough to feed China's increasing...
Not too long ago, Carroll County faced a problem: Rapid growth had brought crowded classrooms to the northeastern part of the county, and planners expected many more homes to be built in the area. "At one point, they were 400 kids over capacity at North...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesSt. Patrick's Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks ......
DuPage County is far different than it was two decades ago with demographic trends showing growth in poverty, more diversity and an aging population, says Candace King, executive director of the DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform. "I tell people...
Tags: Government, Poverty, Social Issues, Wheaton, Executive Branch
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