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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Zimmerman Juror Raises Race Questions

    More so than her words about George Zimmerman getting away with murder, I was taken aback at the sight of Juror B-29. "She's black," I said to my daughter. Indeed, Juror B-29 could be any one of my four daughters, my sister, my mother, my aunts...
  • Finally, Carbon Limits On Power Plants

    I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S....
  • Carmel: a sweet West Coast getaway

    Carmel: a sweet West Coast getaway
    Carmel is a great spot to get away from it all. It's the perfect place to show how sweet and charming you are, whether it's a wedding, proposal, romantic hideaway or girlfriend getaway. A small but active and artistic area, you will find plenty of...
  • A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again

    A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again
    Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y. And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
  • Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity

    Trayvon- Zimmerman tragedy shows labels don't fit when it comes to race, ethnicity
    Whenever JoJo Ramos visits his "meemaw," he never forgets to ask for "bendiciĆ³n," a Spanish blessing, in his Appalachian-Florida dialect before crossing into the heart of her home in Belle Glade. He calls himself a "hillbilly" Puerto Rican in honor of...
  • Minorities often face pressure to fit in

    Minorities often face pressure to fit in
    Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces. "When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
  • Why this stay-at-home dad defends his turf

    Why this stay-at-home dad defends his turf
    When New Yorker cartoonist Pat Byrnes and his wife, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, had their first child, there was no discussion about who would stay home. "It was too obvious," Byrnes says. "What's to discuss? It was a no-brainer." His...
  • More 100-year-olds, and most of them are women

    More 100-year-olds, and most of them are women
    There is good and bad news for women, according to the Census Bureau. They still face various forms of discrimination, including earning less than their male counterparts, but they might have some measure of revenge by living longer. In a report...
  • Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?

     Nonprofit hospitals: Do they give back enough?
    Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report. With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
  • Stroger aide goes on trial over alleged contractor kickbacks

    Stroger aide goes on trial over alleged contractor kickbacks
    Eugene Mullins was a veteran Chicago police officer from a working-class family who'd grown up "sticking up for the little guy" when in 2006 his career took a dramatic turn. His childhood friend Todd Stroger had just been elected Cook County Board...
  • Glendale library system offers tales in other tongues: Armenian and Spanish

    Glendale library system offers tales in other tongues: Armenian and Spanish
    At the Library Connection in Glendale's Adams Square Saturday, librarian Kristine Markosyan read children's stories to about 10 wide-eyed toddlers in a scene that is a common sight at public libraries — except this story-time was in Armenian, and...
  • Latino gang members accused of terrorizing Compton black family

     
    Two Latino gang members have been arrested on suspicion of hate crimes after allegedly waging a campaign to force a black family to move from Compton that included beating a member of the family with a pipe, and gathering gang members in front of the...