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Latino Sports Daily: Carmelo Anthony Sidelined, A-Rod Among Most Hated Athletes
By Jill Pankow | 02/08/2012 - 11:35

-Carmelo Anthony could now be out of the New York Knicks line-up for 1-2 weeks according to ESPN after he suffered a strained groin in Monday’s win over the Utah Jazz. Though the team has gotten used to playing without the forward in a season riddled with injury, it doesn’t mean they do it well.


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Obama Campaign Returning $200,000 Tied To Mexican Fugitive
Obama Campaign Returning $200,000 Tied To Mexican Fugitive
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 13:24

President Barack Obama will have about $200,000 less in his campaign budget after reports surfaced that he will be returning contributions given to him by brothers of a Mexican casino owner who fled the U.S. on fraud and drug charges.


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Labor Department Report: Latinos Filled 60 Percent Of All New Jobs In 2011
Labor Department Report: Latinos Filled 60 Percent Of All New Jobs In 2011
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 11:41

After a long stretch of financial hardship for many Latinos, it seems the tides may finally be turning. As the nation’s economy begins to add jobs, those positions are quickly being filled, and mostly by Latinos! Sixty percent of new jobs, most of which are in the areas of hotels, food services, healthcare and manufacturing, went to the Latino population according to the Huffington Post.


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Latino Sports Daily: Carmelo Anthony Injured & Gisele Bündchen Blames Hubby's Team For Super Bowl Loss
By Jill Pankow | 02/07/2012 - 11:20

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Latino Sports Daily: Congratulations Victor Cruz & NY Giants!
Latino Sports Daily: Congratulations Victor Cruz & NY Giants!
By Jill Pankow | 02/06/2012 - 14:16

Congratulations to Victor Cruz and the rest of the New York Giants on their big 21-17 Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots in Indianapolis on Sunday!


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Romney’s Tough Immigration View Is at Odds With His Church
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 14:00

While Mitt Romney has taken a hard stance when it comes to the issue of immigration in the United States, the position of the Mormon Church, to which he belongs, has a more understanding approach.


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18 Million Latinos Chose “Other Race” On Census
By Jill Pankow | 02/03/2012 - 10:06

It became more apparent when evaluating the 2010 Census that Americans are diversifying their views of race. One in 14, or 21.7 million of the United States Census takers chose to write in their own response when it came to when identifying their race. Terms such as “Arab,” “Mexican,” “Haitian,” and “multiracial” were frequent responses according to NBC Latino.


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Feds: Brazilian Teen Injured in Florida Pileup Won't be Deported
Feds: Brazilian Teen Injured in Florida Pileup Won't be Deported
By Jill Pankow | 02/02/2012 - 12:40

Lidiane Carmo, the 15-year-old illegal immigrant and sole survivor of a deadly crash in Florida on Sunday has been reassured that she will not be deported.


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Romney Rejoices in Florida Victory
Romney Feels "Pretty Darn Good" After Florida Win
By Jill Pankow | 02/01/2012 - 13:14

Mitt Romney’s recent success in Florida sends him off to Minnesota and Nevada campaigns with an extra step of confidence. Florida’s bitter primary ended with Romney carrying 46% of the vote leaving opponents Newt Gingrich with 32%, Rick Santorum with 13% and 7% for Ron Paul according to the Florida Department of State. This Romney win has revealed him the front-runner in the fight to become the Republican Presidential candidate.


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Mercedes Johnson
Latina Survives Plane Crash and Turns her Loss Into Hope
By Sugey Palomares | 01/31/2012 - 11:30

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson survived most people’s worst fear – a plane crash. On her 21st birthday in 1995, Johnson boarded a flight with her parents from Miami to Cali, Colombia. Tragically, the plane crashed in the Andes Mountains and only four people survived. Johnson lost her parents and suffered serious injuries from the accident. Despite all of the challenges she faced, the mother of four boys finished college and transformed her terrible experience into a hopeful story.


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