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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Intersections: Is Columbus Day worth celebrating?

    Every child who has attended elementary school in the U.S. can without a doubt recall the famous “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” rhyme. Though the rest of the poem is a distant memory, as adults, many of us have been exposed to...
  • Another City Council Remap Submitted; Field Hearings To Begin

     
    The Roscoe View Journal reports:
    A new proposed map for Chicago City Council wards was submitted to City Council by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) yesterday, as the debate over how to readjust ward lines to 2010 Census dat...
  • Pa. congressional map now awaits Corbett's signature

     
    Legislation carving Easton out of the Lehigh Valley's congressional district now awaits Gov. Tom Corbett's signature to become law. The state House passed a new congressional map Tuesday; the Senate passed it last week. The new map shifts the city......
  • Chicago dog licenses up after crackdown warning

    Chicago dog licenses up after crackdown warning
    Chicago dog owners are suddenly showing signs of obedience in the wake of the city's promised crackdown on unlicensed pooches. About 2,200 dog licenses have been purchased since City Hall’s animal control chief put out the word last month that...
  • Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats

    Chicago Latino aldermen want more City Council seats
    The leader of the Chicago City Council’s Latino Caucus said today that four more wards should have Latino supermajorities, an announcement that came as the council nears a deadline for redrawing the city’s wards. The city should have 14...
  • Latino aldermen press for ward remap deal

    Latino aldermen press for ward remap deal
    Members of the City Council's Latino Caucus today say they will submit their own plan to redraw Chicago's wards Thursday if last-ditch negotiations fail to achieve a compromise agreeable to them and groups of white and African-American aldermen. After...
  • Joliet: A city of steel and stone comes out to play

    Joliet: A city of steel and stone comes out to play
    Hot dog vendors outnumber baristas and poker trumps yoga in Joliet, a city of roughly 147,400 people who play as hard as they work. "If you can't find something to do here, you're not looking," said Thomas Giarrante, long-time barber and firefighter...
  • Mundelein vibrant and affordable

    Mundelein vibrant and affordable
    When the gentrification wave swept across Lake County in the 1980s-90s, on its way from the North Shore to the Barringtons, it skipped Mundelein, which remains their down-to-earth, unpretentious cousin. Thirty-five miles from the Loop, this is a...
  • Tips for the single, dating dad

    Tips for the single, dating dad
    As a single dad wading back into the dating pool, Daniel Ruyter was surprised how many women lost interest when he revealed, always in the first conversation, that he had a son. "At first I took it personally," said the Orlando, Fla., information...
  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...
  • 10 fast-growing retirement spots

    10 fast-growing retirement spots
    Nationwide, the age-65-and-older population increased by 15 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to a recent Brookings Institution analysis of 2010 Census Bureau data. But many major U.S. cities are aging much faster than that. Some 31 metro areas,...
  • Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates

    Florida ranks in top 10 of states with high diabetes rates
    One in 10 Floridians has diabetes, a "disturbing" trend revealed in the nation's fat report last week. Though Florida ranks as the 29th-most-obese state in the country, the Sunshine State is No. 10 for diabetes. It's a distinction that comes with a...