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Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Latino purchasing power continues to climb in Arizona

Hispanic consumers will spend an estimated $4.5 billion this year in Pima County.

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Mary Sanchez

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August 26, 2014 4:46 pm

Bridging the Gap for Latino Students - Now is the Time!

It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.

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Voting rate of Hispanics doesn't make dent at polls

PHOENIX - Three years ago, in the wake of a new Arizona law aimed at those in the country illegally, tens of thousands converged on the Capitol with a message: Today we march, tomorrow we vote.

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McCain: GOP stands to benefit from OK of immigration bill

PHOENIX - Approval of a comprehensive immigration plan with Republican votes would enable the party to once again compete for Latino votes here, Arizona's senior U.S. senator said Thursday.

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Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Obama campaign volunteer Sandra Brody speaks with a potential voter at the Roy Laos Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Irvington Road. Brody and other volunteers worked at the transit center July 12 to register Latinos to vote.

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Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

Dems aim to turn AZ blue in November

President Obama volunteers Sandra Brody and Jenny Sawada have come to this south-side bus stop with a mission: to get people registered to vote.

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Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

Minorities now surpass whites in US births, census shows

WASHINGTON — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

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Minorities fail to keep up, even during recovery

WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.

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Incentive to excel at PCC

Incentive to excel at PCC

It's a busy life for Pima Community College student Kenny Johnson, 28. In addition to his schoolwork, he balances a job and his family life. Here, he checks the wiring on his truck, accompanied by youngest daughter Liliana, 5, who likes to wait up for him to arrive home every night.

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Incentive to excel at PCC

Incentive to excel at PCC

Kenny Johnson will beat the odds when he walks across the stage at a Pima Community College graduation ceremony tonight.

May 19, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
$1M makeover increases space, traffic to PCC downtown library

$1M makeover increases space, traffic to PCC downtown library

Taking advantage of the spacious, renovated downtown library at Pima Community College are (clockwise, from left) Diane Campos, Jessie Diaz and Ben Islas. "I like the new version better because I can wander around, look at books and hang out," says PCC student Alexis Bruce.

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$1M makeover increases space, traffic to PCC downtown library

$1M makeover increases space, traffic to PCC downtown library

Pima Community College has unveiled a $1 million renovation of its downtown library - a colorful study space and hangout place.

November 10, 2010 12:00 am Related

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UA enrolling more Hispanic/Latino freshmen

This year's freshman class has 36 percent more Hispanics than the one enrolled two years ago

July 26, 2010 8:45 amLoading…

Colleges serving Hispanics on rise

The competition soon will be tougher for federal funds to help Hispanic college students as more colleges are designated as serving Hispanics.

February 09, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Marquez Peterson named CEO of Hispanic Chamber

Marquez Peterson named CEO of Hispanic Chamber

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors has named Lea Marquez Peterson, its president and CEO.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
House liberals appear ready to accept compromise health-care bill

House liberals appear ready to accept compromise health-care bill

WASHINGTON — They may not like it, but many House liberals look ready to accept a compromise health-care bill, putting Democratic leaders well on the way to delivering on President Obama's call for overhaul.

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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