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Dream Act?
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An Artistic Tertullia with Ricardo Arnaiz To learn that dreams can be the leaders of our professional success
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Latina to Watch: Leticia D. Astacio
During her years as a student enrolled in the University at Buffalo (UB), Leticia D. Astacio would hear a story—told by her Native American professor—that would further infused her with the passion to make changes in her community.    read story

State Education Department Imposes Deadline on East High
According to a statement from the Rochester City School District, the State Education Department has given the District until May 15th to submit a plan for improving performance at East High School that includes one of five options:   read story

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College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT
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Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants
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Is Your Home Prepared for Warmer Weather?
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Where did "Hispanics" come from?
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Top Tips for Moms to Stay Better Organized
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Health insurance isn't a year-round thing anymore
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Teachers and Students Fear For Future of East High As April 30 Deadline Approaches
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Canandaigua Bank Showcases Local Artist Ida Isis Vazquez
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RPD Returns to Five-Section Patrol Model to Build Better Relationships with Community
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Empire State Games revival group to disband
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Take Back the Land Joins Akhom Phetphanh To Stop Eviction Of Family Home
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Latinas Unidas Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary
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EDITORIAL
Compulsive Gambling Behavior and the Negative Impact on Family Finances
People today are exposed to gambling in one form or another, whether it be through casino games, gambling, lottery, slot machines, and the internet, among others. As some adages go: “Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold”    read story

The Literary Café and Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
This month the Chilean novelist Isabel Allende (born in Peru in 1942) with her book, Daughter of Fortune, exhorted us to explore a very interesting part of the history of United States in California, the Gold Rush (1849).    read story

Garcia: Immigration reform discharge petition isn’t a political ploy
Launching the discharge petition to get a floor vote on immigration reform legislation is the last possible option Democrats have left to force legislative action on the issue this year, Rep. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.).    read story

‘La familia’ can help you save on your taxes
America’s baby boomer generation currently has a lot on its plate. How about some tax relief during tax season, which is currently in full swing as the clock ticks towards the IRS filing deadline of April 15.    read story

What’s happening at East High School is nothing new
Regarding so-called education reform in the Rochester City School District (RCSD), everyone who is paying the least bit of attention knows by now that, recently, East High School has become ground-zero.    read story

“THE BIG LIE: RONALD REAGAN & IMMIGRATION REFORM”
When the legend makes you look better than facts, use the legend – that, more or less, is a movie line that applies to politics especially when ideological fanatics need ammunition to fight unfair because they don’t have the facts. Exaggeration becomes THE BIG LIE.   read story
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