| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:24 PM
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.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:01 PM
La Misión is a small, coastal Baja town.
Well, actually, in reality three small communities make up the larger area called La Misión, population 920, according to the 2010 census.
Most of the roads are dirt. There isn't a single stoplight, though there...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Redrawing Congressional voting district maps is never easy. But in Texas, in the midst of this election year, the already contentious process has been made even more volatile with its mix of race and politics.
When 2010 Census numbers showed that Texas's...
| Apr 15, 2012
Move over Glendale — Santa Clarita is set to take over the title of third most populous city in Los Angeles County.
On Wednesday, a county commission in charge of annexing unincorporated land approved adding seven more communities to Santa...
| Jan 18, 2012
There are now more people age 65 and over in the United States than ever before, and this group is increasing at a faster rate (10,000 per day) than the general population.
The only state that showed a decline in the 65-and-older demographic was Rhode...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:32 AM
DRAPER, Utah -- It's tough to pick a mascot these days.
Over the past few years we've seen several instances of schools being pressured to change their mascots because of cultural sensitives like Miami University of Ohio having to go through a 25-year...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The state Senate voted 44-4 Wednesday to give final approval to the state Redistricting Commission's map for new legislative and congressional districts for the next 10 years. The biggest change is creation of a first-ever 10th Congressional District...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Here we go again: poor old Connecticut has just been chosen as the worst state in the nation to retire in for 2012, worse than Illinois, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Minnesota, New York, Maine and Wisconsin.
But maybe we should...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:25 AM
The state that lost population during the 2010 census results may be stopping that trend. New numbers from the annual population census show fewer people appear to be leaving Michigan. Experts credit an improving economy which means more jobs.
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Gov. Rick Snyder issued the following statement Tuesday in observance of "Equal Pay Day," which raises public awareness of the wage gap between men and women.
In the statement, Gov. Snyder says, "Equal pay for women is a must if we are to achieve true...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:01 PM
They do things “Filipino-style” at Holy Family Catholic Church.
They call Mary by her Filipino name — Our Lady of Perpetual Help — and have a Filipino choir. Seventy percent of the parish's population is Filipino. And it's growing...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:19 AM
Governor Tom Corbett is expected to sign a congressional redistricting bill into law Thursday, less than two weeks after it was made public.
The bill was written after Pennsylvania lost a seat in Congress during the 2010 census report, forcing the...