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  • LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School

    LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School
    The start of the school year comes with its share of nerves, especially for students. But a new program organized by LULAC's education service center hopes to change that. Thirteen should be a stress-free age, but some Dallas teens worry about their...
  • Tropical Storm Bill Follows Ana Into The Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Bill Follows Ana Into The Atlantic
    Tropical Storm Bill has formed in the far eastern Atlantic and the government of the Netherland Antilles has issued a tropical storm watch for St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius because of Tropical Storm Ana. The National Hurricane Center said...
  • Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda

    Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda
    MIAMI (AP) - The first hurricane of this year's Atlantic season was gaining strength far off in the ocean Monday, while the Florida Panhandle and Alabama were soaked by the remnants of a weakening tropical storm. Hurricane Bill was expected to become a...
  • West Haven Boardwalk Has A Long History, Is A Magnet For People, Animals

    West Haven Boardwalk Has A Long History, Is A Magnet For People, Animals
    The West Haven boardwalk is a gem of vintage Americana and one of those rare places where people of every background actually spend time together. Families amble down the walks. Couples young and old clasp hands. Cyclists carefully loop around the...
  • Advent International Corp. to buy Charlotte Russe clothing retailer

    Charlotte Russe Holding Inc., parent of the San Diego- based young women's clothing retailer, announced today that it is being acquired by a private equity firm for $380 million. Advent International Corp. will pay $17.50 per share for Charlotte Russe'...
  • American Idol Top 36: Jorge Nunez

    American Idol Top 36: Jorge Nunez
    During the San Juan auditions, we met "American Idol" Season 8 contestant Jorge Nunez. He sang Frank Sinatra's "My Way" in Spanish, followed by "What a Wonderful World" in English for good measure. Randy became a fast fan, telling him "Dog, I loved you,...
  • Costco Reports 3Q Profit Fell 29%

    Costco Reports 3Q Profit Fell 29%
    Costco Wholesale Corp. says its fiscal third-quarter profit fell 29 percent as sales of bigger-ticket items continued to soften. The Issaquah based warehouse club earned $209.6 million, or 48 cents per share, for the period ended May 10. That's down from...
  • Equity firm to take over Charlotte Russe

    Equity firm to take over Charlotte Russe
    Specialty retailer Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. said Monday that it had agreed to be acquired for about $380 million by investment funds managed by a private equity firm. Advent International Corp. agreed to pay $17.50 a share in cash to take over the...
  • Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church

    Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church
    At St. James Cathedral Chapel in downtown Orlando, Celidat Teixaira was among the Hispanic parishioners attending Monday's midday Mass. "When you love God, it doesn't matter who's around you," said Teixaira, who immigrated to Central Florida from Peru...
  • Former accountant heeds call to become priest

    For years, as he worked as an accountant, a schoolteacher and a counselor, Hector Vazquez kept hearing a knock on his spiritual door. Just four years shy of turning 40, Vazquez finally answered his call and enrolled at a seminary in Boynton Beach. Now,...
  • 'Without a Trace' Actress Weds Over Weekend

    "Without a Trace" star Roselyn Sanchez returned to the scene of the crime -- where she was engaged -- to get married this weekend. The actress and her actor fiancee Eric Winter said "I do" on Saturday, Nov. 29 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, reports People....
  • Cintrón: 'El partido clave es contra Croacia'

    Cintrón: 'El partido clave es contra Croacia'
    El seleccionador nacional de Puerto Rico, Manuel Cintrón, pretende la clasificación para los Juegos de Pekín 2008 en el pabellón OAKA, el mismo escenario donde los antillanos superaron hace cuatro años a los Estados Unidos en el estreno olímpico de Atenas...