American Dream

The ‘Treme’ Actor Brings an Iconic Show to America

Pierce’s portrayal of protagonist Willy Lowman puts a new spin on the classic Arthur Miller story. NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans actor Wendell Pierce brings Death of a seller on Broadway. The award-winning show is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century. …

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How a Magazine Called “Amerika” Helped Win the Cold War

But the indirect “soft power” pitch of America is about a different time when citizens rarely met in person, let alone had direct access to their social media posts. Although the United States was only allowed to print 50,000 Russian copies per month for most of its run, the magazine …

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Johnson County Museum’s Redlined exhibit examines the effects of America’s racist past

The main entrance to the Johnson County Museum’s Redlined exhibit. // Photo by Michael Cripe The Johnson County Museum’s latest special exhibit, Redlined, offers an in-depth analysis of a 90-year-old racist practice and how it still affects the citizens of Kansas today. As defined on the museum’s website, redlining is …

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The Other Green American Dream

For decades, the vibrant green lawn has been a staple of the American Dream and the suburbs. Success and a large swath of manicured grass are one and the same thing. However, with everything associated with the ideals of the United States, the lawn hides ugly truths that are rooted …

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Forced Labor is Modern Slavery and Happens in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads, Virginia – It’s called modern slavery, and experts say it’s happening in Hampton Roads. You may witness forced labor without knowing it. When you think of human trafficking, you might think of sex trafficking, which has received a lot of attention in recent years. But there are other …

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GOP backs Klarides for U.S. Senate; Democrats Endorse Governor Lamont – NBC Connecticut

Connecticut Republicans endorsed former State House Minority Leader Themis Klarides to challenge Democratic U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal in November, but she will still face a primary after two conservative rivals received enough delegate support on Saturday. About 50 miles away, Connecticut Democrats endorsed incumbent Governor Ned Lamont and running mate …

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Ralph Lauren accused of plagiarizing Malaysian designer Datuk Zang Toi’s NYC cape design

Netizens have claimed Ralph Lauren’s cape design for Alicia Keys’ Met Gala outfit was a “fake” of a piece by Malaysian designer Zang Toi Datuk. Keys wore a floor-length black cape with a bedazzled New York skyline for Monday’s gala. When netizens saw Keys’ outfit, many pointed out that the …

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Milwaukee marchers call on Biden to protect immigrant workers and families.

On Sunday, thousands of people from Racine to Green Bay marched about two miles on the south side of Milwaukee to downtown to demand that President Biden provide protections for immigrant workers and their families. Milwaukee is one of 39 cities nationwide “to stand up and demand” that Biden do …

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The Lt. Governor of Ind. offers an answer to the question: Why Republicans?

Friday, April 29, 2022 6:56 PM Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch (R) speaks with Lynn Howie at the Kosciusko County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day 2022 dinner Thursday night. Photo by David Slone, Times Union. NORTH WEBSTER — Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch asked the question, “Why …

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NJ student battles Crohn’s disease and Asian disability stigma

There are days when the pain is too much to bear. Growing up in Ridgewood, Jennifer Lee suspected something was wrong with her body. But his family would insist that nothing was wrong. In Lee’s Korean American immigrant family, anything less than perfection was unacceptable, she recalls. In 2019, she …

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The American dream in the face of racism

On one side of the coin, the American dream is the opportunity to succeed; this comes with upward social mobility for children and families, among other benefits. However, the other side of the coin representing the American dream that many aspire to has a rather dark side: racism. According to …

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Crapo’s Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Orrin Hatch

washington d.c.— U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) issued the following statement upon news of the death of former U.S. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) on Saturday, April 23, 2022. “Senator Hatch represented the very best of what it means to achieve the American dream. A man of humble beginnings, he …

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A woman was ready to fulfill her dream with a vegan tattoo shop, only to be thwarted and shut down by Orland Park zoning laws

ORLAND PARK, Ill. (CBS) — An eco-conscious suburban woman spent a lot of green space to start her business – then after taking in just one customer, the village of Orland Park closed her down. As CBS 2’s Lauren Victory reported this Earth Day, Selena Carrion was about to open …

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5 Nevada gubernatorial candidates meet at GOP forum, slam Lombardo

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Most of Nevada’s top five Republican gubernatorial candidates who gathered Wednesday for a campaign forum in Las Vegas offered dire assessments of the state’s tourism-dependent economy, rising crime and struggling schools – and demanded votes for their visions to fix them. Many also accused Clark County …

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NYC Theme Park Guide: Prices, Opening Dates, Travel Info & Rides

Image by Maitane Romagosa One of summer’s most revered traditions is queuing for a theme park ride. Whether you’re breathing in the salt air at Coney Island or tackling some of the biggest roller coasters in the world at Six Flags Great Adventure, the New York area is teeming with …

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American Dream’s observation wheel is open and we were able to take a look at 300 feet

Views of the New York skyline and the Meadowlands from 300 feet above the ground. Sounds like a good time – unless you have acrophobia, like me. My fear of heights is real. Heart pounding, legs really getting weaker. But I survived. And you too. American Dream‘s Dream Wheel opened …

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Lauren Book hires several high-level employees to complete the main challenge

Senate Democratic Leader Laurent Book announces several key personnel changes as she seeks re-election in primary challenge from former Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharif. At the top of this list is Christian Ulverttaking over as general consultant, and Nicholas Hessingwho will be Book’s campaign manager. Ulvert is the founder of …

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A Family Seeks the American Dream in Skylight Music Theater’s ‘Raisin’

The Younger family in the musical “Raisin” embodies the classic American dream. Walter Lee (J. Daughtry) wants to start his own business. Beneatha (Camara Stampley) plans to go to medical school. And matriarch Lena (Wydetta Carter) longs to buy a house with a small yard. But these are working-class blacks …

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Representative Ro Khanna fears student loan debt could be a barrier to raising children and buying homes

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Rep. Ro Khanna said he fears student debt is preventing Americans from starting families or buying homes. “It leads to young people not wanting to have families,” the California Democrat told Fox News. “That means young people are not able to buy …

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How directors dissect American culture

The Coen Brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coenare well known not only for their artistic style, but also for their primary interest in aspects of quintessentially American culture and identity. The Coen Brothers have produced, written and directed an impressive number of critically acclaimed films since their career debuts with …

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Former Trump press secretary Sanders slams ‘radical left’ at GOP dinner in Youngstown | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo/David Skolnick…. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who served as former President Donald Trump’s press secretary, sits with Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague at the Mahoning County Republican Party Dinner , Lincoln Day, at the Maronite Center. Sanders was staff photo/David Skolnick Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who served as former …

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Tim Tszyu steps off the canvas to keep world title dream alive

America now knows what Australians have known for some time; that Tim Tszyu is a real star. Even before his arm was raised in victory, Tszyu had carved his name into history. Never before has an Aussie headlined a world title fight. Afterwards, he revealed that he defeated more than …

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A UNC professor prepares to travel to space ahead of the March 29 launch of Blue Origin

Jim Kitchen is not your typical college professor. Currently a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship practice at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Kitchen has a variety of academic and professional degrees. In addition to earning his undergraduate degree from UNC, he has two master’s degrees and has built a successful career …

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Housatonic Community College receives $1 million for manufacturing program

Bridgeport’s Housatonic Community College (HCC) received $1 million in federal funding to support its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center. The project was selected by U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) from more than 80 applicants to be included in the omnibus appropriations bill that was signed into …

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As he prepares for his state of the state address, DeWine says his goals haven’t changed

After the pandemic caused a two-year hiatus, DeWine will deliver his second state of the state address to Ohio lawmakers. DeWine’s last State of the State address was in March 2019, when he stressed the importance of investing in programs that support early childhood development, public health and hand development. …

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“WeCrashed” and the current class of CEO sagas

“A million dollars isn’t cool,” Shawn Fanning (Justin Timberlake) told Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) on ​​”The Social Network” in 2010. “You know what’s cool?” he asks, and if you swap that M before a million for a B, you get your answer. These days, even a billion dollars isn’t so …

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Freedom Ends When Others Are in Danger | News, Sports, Jobs

To the editor of the journal: I recently saw a sign on a local business proclaiming, “Freedom is worth dying for!” Given when this sign appeared, I suspect the specific freedom referred to in this case likely has something to do with resentment against masking mandates and Covid …

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Reviews | Putin could do for American democracy what he did for NATO unity

More and more, it looks like Putin’s invasion is backfiring in spectacular fashion. As Richard Fontaine, director of the Center for a New American Security, wrote for the Wall Street Journal: Mr Putin has sought to halt NATO expansion, reduce alliance deployments and dominate what he sees as Russia’s sphere …

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A Japanese-American Born in an Internment Camp Uses Voice to Keep History Alive (Pt. 2)

Tak Furumoto is seen in Fort Lee, New Jersey on October 22, 2021. (Mainichi/Issei Suzuki) NEW YORK (Mainichi) — Japanese-American activist Tak Furumoto says the internment of Japanese people during World War II is one of the darkest moments in American history. The …

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Everything we know about the longest car in the world

Size matters. Especially when it comes to cars. Discover The American Dream, the longest car in the world. First built in Burbank, California in 1986 by Jay Ohrberg, the super-limousine broke its own Guinness World Record as the longest car in the world. What is special about the longest car …

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Obituary: Heitor Hissashi Nakagawa | AspenTimes.com

Heitor Hissashi NakagawaCourtesy picture April 19, 1955 — February 26, 2022 Heitor Hissashi Nakagawa of Basalt, Colorado said goodbye to a life that, in his words, was best lived for “quality of years rather than quantity.” God felt playful when he created this big-hearted man who looked like Mr. Miyagi …

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Turning a reverse mortgage into an investment tool for retirement

Pulling equity out of your home through a reverse mortgage seems to go against the American dream of living proudly in a fully paid-for home. This, combined with the bad reputation that reverse mortgages have sometimes had, is why most people are hesitant to pursue these loans. But over the …

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Treasures on the Shelves – Other Hidden Figures in History – Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I thought of the many contributions women have made to bettering our world. The saying “history is written by the victors” is often used to describe an unbalanced narrative where the fullness of historical events is obscured in order to maintain some perspective. In …

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New Jersey’s ban on pumping your own gasoline could end due to high fuel prices and labor shortages

New Jersey’s law prohibiting motorists from pumping their own gasoline is as deeply rooted in the Garden State as respect for Bruce Springsteen and summers at the Shore. Now the stubborn law, originally intended to prevent drivers from handling flammable fuel, faces its latest formidable foes: labor shortages and soaring …

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Pamplin Media Group – Story: Powell Butte ‘Potato King’ Makes Millions

First Japanese-American millionaire George Shima faces racism in central Oregon George Shima was a Japanese-American businessman in California who was nicknamed “The Potato King” because he produced about 85% of the state’s potato crop. He was born Ushijima Kinji in Japan in 1864. He changed his name to George Shima …

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ECOG-ACRIN strives to improve representation of minority populations in cancer clinical trials

One of the primary goals of the ECOG-ACRIN Health Equity Committee is to continue to address the disparities that limit the representation of minority populations in cancer clinical trials. According to Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCS, one of the primary goals of the ECOG-ACRIN Health Equity Committee is …

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Who is the future of the Republican Party?

ORLANDO, Fla. — As CPAC 2022 continues and thousands of conservative leaders and voters gather, many are wondering: Who is the future of the Republican Party? For Luis Figueroa, a small business owner, it’s not so much a “who” as a “what.” “The future of the Republican Party is going …

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Long Beach volunteers leave before dawn to count the city’s homeless population – Press Telegram

Volunteer Cara Lowry gets information from Benjamin Perez, 38, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, during a citywide count of the homeless in Long Beach. (Photo by Howard Freshman, Contributing Photographer) Volunteer Heather Filbey-McCabe interviews a homeless person in a wheelchair Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, as part of a citywide census in …

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Is our obsession with fraud ethical?

“My article is about the scam that is the American dream in the 21st century. I’m about the theft of our ideals, the theft of a presidency, the shackles of female ambition. That’s why the culture of scam is here to stay. My story has its place. This impassioned diatribe …

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Charles Wilkinson: E Pluribus… What?

Like the rest of the world, I’m COVID tired, wrung out, exhausted. I never imagined the collision of life and pestilence that forever changed (and continues) our ways of life and our culture. There is talk of a “new normal” to come, but normality itself will never have the same …

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We are in the same Olympic city but remain a world apart

By Selina Wang, CNN Two months ago, I called my grandmother to tell her that I would be in Beijing for the Winter Olympics. She was delighted. But I explained that even if we would be in the same town, I couldn’t see her. I would be in a strict …

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Meet the Republican primary candidates for the new Texas House Dist. 76 in Fort Bend County

Fort Bend Independent asked the three Republican Party primary candidates for Texas House Dist. 76 to run for voters. The three candidates, Ramesh Cherivirala, Mike Khan and Dan Mathews answered the following questions: If someone who doesn’t know you asks you why I should vote for you, what would you …

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“The definition of the American dream”: the community of St. Peters rallies around a Chinese restaurateur | St. Louis News Headlines

ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KMOV.com) – The St. Charles County community is looking big for a small family business. Duke Wang and his wife Edna have run Mandarin Garden in St. Peters for more than three decades, but a medical emergency suddenly forced their doors to close in January. The phone …

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The Kennedy Theater celebrates Edward Sakamoto with performances and a symposium

The University of Hawai’i Theater + Dance Department and Kennedy Theater at Mānoa will present Hawai’i Nō Ka ‘Oi: A Sakamoto Celebration, led by Program Director Tammy Haili’ōpua Baker. Featuring selected scenes spanning the breadth of Edward Sakamoto’s career and guided by a variety of student directors, this production will …

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Whoopi Goldberg sheds light on Black America’s view of Jews

Hollywood has always been a source of cultural scandals. In recent times, several problematic statements about Jews have escaped well-known figures and left us with disturbing questions about the state of American culture. After years of delay, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles opened its doors to …

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Perspective: Undress the Wounds to Save Democracy

In the poem, the groomer, Walt Whitman challenges the reader to undress the Civil War soldier’s wounds, turn around and face the hurt, and “see” the suffering of the Union Army. Today, America faces the same challenge to heal the still festering wounds left by slavery. The US Senate’s recent …

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Vivint and a new American financing partner to help borrowers protect their dream homes | News

PROVO, Utah, February 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE: VVNT), a leading smart home company, and New American Funding, one of the nation’s largest independent mortgage lenders, are proud to announce a strategic partnership that will help homeowners and homebuyers secure their dream homes. Through this partnership, …

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Tennessee Governor Delivers 4th State of the State Address | Tennessee News

By JONATHAN MATTISE and KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee pledged Monday in his fourth annual address to lawmakers to increase funding for education, invest in infrastructure projects and funnel more money to communities. state law enforcement. The Republican, who is currently up for …

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The Ingredients of an American Dream: Tiano’s Pizza Marks 35 Years of Hard Work and Family | News

Biagio, however, had other plans in mind. An ambitious and extremely hard-working young man, Biagio said he knew early on that he would take a different path. Thus, he married his childhood sweetheart, Teresa. Shortly after, their daughter, Palmira “Pam”, and 12 months later, their son, Angelo. From builder to …

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Bipartisan legislation can help ‘home front heroes’ realize the American dream | Opinion

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Bipartisan members of Congress, including from Florida, support legislation to help first responders and teachers buy homes. Getty Images From armed battles on the …

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MP Jackie Walorski seeks re-election

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 7:02 PM Jackie Walorski INDIANAPOLIS — Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) sought re-election on Wednesday to continue representing Indiana’s 2nd District in Congress.“As a longtime Hoosier, I am grateful to fight for workers in Indiana’s 2nd District and to serve as a voice …

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Abigail Disney Doc – The Hollywood Reporter

Think about it the next time you go to Disneyland and find yourself hugging one of these adorable costumed characters: the person in that costume can go without health care. Or don’t have enough money to pay their rent and sleep in their car. Or survives on groceries from food …

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Forget About Being an Owner, Buy These 2 REIT Stocks Instead

Daniel Besic/iStock via Getty Images Co-produced with Treading Softly A big part of the “American Dream” is home ownership. It’s no wonder more than half of Americans own: St. Louis FED There is something powerful and emotionally satisfying about saying a piece of land is yours. This is why people …

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Miss America Emma Broyles honored as Sullivan’s ‘Alaskan of the Week’

21.01.22 WASHINGTON-On the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday, Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) recognized Emma Broyles, of Anchorage, who was crowned the 100and Miss America in December 2021 – the first Alaskan and first Korean-American to win the title. As Miss Alaska and a contestant in the Miss America pageant, …

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Union Hall of Fame adds ‘Dream Weaver’ setter, 16 more; Owasso upsets No. 1 Jenks | Basketball

Houston Slemp (2007, soccer/baseball): Helped Union win two football and two baseball state titles. A World All-Metro outfielder while batting .378 in 2007. Had a key interception in the 2005 State Football Finals. Tim Stromberg (2012, basketball): A starter on the 29-0 Union State title team in 2012. Got the …

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Real estate experts say higher mortgage rates and low home inventory will face buyers in 2022

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – Whether it’s the increase in the number of people working from home or these global supply chain issues, the housing market has seen great volatility due to the pandemic in over the past two years. Buying and owning a home is one of the main pillars …

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2022 American Dream Movie Review

LOWER RESULTillogical thriller OUR RATING2/5 CENSOR1h 53m, Certified ‘U/A’. What is the film about?Rahul (Prince) is a typical lower middle class guy who has nothing going for him. His girlfriend breaks up with him and his father is angry. It’s because he wants to go to the United States and …

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Joe Szynkowski: Welcome to the American Dream 2.0 | Local company

For the past few weeks, I’ve helped a company revamp their brand from scratch. The company offers a technology program to help franchisees recruit and retain top hourly talent. The founder and CEO of the company has a powerful story. He dropped out of high school at the age of …

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Local View: Getting it Right for Refugees | Chroniclers

Stephanie Riak Akuei STEPHANIE RIAK AKUEI I recently traveled from central Nebraska to Lincoln to take some time to shop. My plans included visiting one of the many Middle Eastern markets on North 27th Street, which has a range of international foods and spices. My husband is from North East …

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Arkansas Hispanic population grows steadily, census finds as families take root

Miguel Lopez knew few other Hispanic students at school as a child in central Arkansas. Hispanic Arkansans were “rare” at the time, the 30-year-old Little Rock banker said, with the US Census Bureau reporting 8,816 residents in Pulaski County in 2000, but it has since been “unbelievably low. see the …

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CO Senate candidates disagree on stealing Prez’s election

Below is a list of Colorado’s 2022 U.S. Senate candidates, followed by their opinions on voter fraud plots surrounding the 2020 presidential election. These conspiracy theories have been flatly refuted by independent fact-checkers, courts and electoral security experts. Other than incumbent US Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), all of the names …

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Administrator Guzman to join Senator Mark

Phoenix, AZ, January 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Friday, Director Isabella Casillas Guzman, Head of the Small Business Administration (SBA) of the United States and the voice of the 32.5 million American small businesses in President Biden’s cabinet, will travel to Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona. In Arizona, Administrator Guzman to …

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SBA seeks nominations for 2022 National Small Business Week awards

Deadline is approaching for electronic submission only and due Jan. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. CT MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – The Wisconsin District of the US Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for the 2022 National Small Business Week awards, as well as the District of Wisconsin SBA awards, including Emerging Small …

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NASCAR’s Brandon Brown to be Sponsored by LGBCoin in Season 2022

Brandon Brown celebrates at Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Xfinity Series car race on Saturday October 2, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama (AP Photo / John Amis) (The Hill) – NASCAR driver Brandon Brown, the unwitting namesake of the anti-Biden rallying cry ‘Let’s Go Brandon’, is expected to be sponsored …

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Singer and entrepreneur John Rich balances music and growth for his Redneck Riviera brand

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – JANUARY 28: Big and Rich’s John Rich performs at Bridgestone … [+] Winter Park Honda Stage at the IntelliCentrics Outdoor Concert Series on January 28, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon IV / Getty Images) Getty Images Singer / songwriter John Rich, who represents half …

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8 budgeting questions to control your spending

PR Image Factory / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder. Whether you use an app, an Excel spreadsheet, or a pen and notebook, your budget isn’t something you blindly copy month after month. You should take some time at the end of each month or …

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Star-studded concert celebrating the American dream will air on PBS on New Years Eve

A new star-studded concert, “United in Song: Celebrating the American Dream,” will air on New Years Eve, Friday, December 31, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ET and again from 10:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. PM ET on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App. Independence Hall in Philadelphia, …

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Refugee family loses home to tornado, WCSO deputy son says their American dream was gone in seconds

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – For a refugee family, the American dream they worked so hard for was gone in seconds. “If God hadn’t worked this moment to wake up my little sister, to wake me up, I would be gone, I wouldn’t be here today,” WCSO MP Godfrey Hamisi …

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Top 10 Americans’ Financial Priorities

stockfour / Shutterstock.com Two years of battling a global pandemic have caused many of us to re-examine our priorities, including our top financial concerns. For much of 2020, we just tried to hang on to our wallets and pay our bills without going into debt. As life returns to something …

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What you need to know about the Fresno State-UTEP bowl game – GV Wire

New Mexico Bowl: UTEP (7-5) v Fresno State (9-3), Dec. 18, 11:15 a.m. PST, (ESPN). Local radio: 2:30 p.m. Fox Sports Radio: Paul Loeffler, Pat Hill; sideline: Cam Worrell. Line: Fresno State by 11.5, according to FanDuel SportsBook. Series record: Fresno State leads 8-3-1 against its old nemesis in the …

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Rivian praises Georgia’s education system, resources and talents | California News

By KATE BRUMBACK and JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – Rivian Automotive was drawn to Georgia’s education system, resources and talent when choosing a site for its $ 5 billion battery and assembly plant, an official said on Thursday of the company during the official announcement of the project. …

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Yusuf thanks the McNair program for helping him find his way | Nebraska today

The son of Somali immigrants, Khalid Yusuf grew up with a taste for learning, and coming to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln turned out to be the “perfect opportunity” for him to pursue higher education. “They really pushed me to understand that education is an important key to success,” said Yusuf. …

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New American opens hair supply business in Concord

Growing up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Frank Dunia says he was born with a love for hair care that he refined throughout his life. “You were born with something,” said Dunia, who sports a well-groomed beard and a clean shaven head. “You like something and you tend …

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California Cities Find Ways To Live With SB 9 – Pasadena Star News

In just three weeks, a new state law goes into effect that requires cities to allow homeowners to build duplexes and / or divided lots in single-family areas. The controversial SB 9 was part of a package of 31 bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom this fall to alleviate the …

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Hillary Clinton publicly reads her 2016 victory speech for the first time

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seen in New York, U.S. in this undated photo provided by MasterClass on December 9, 2021, as MasterClass announced the launch of Clinton’s Power of resilience. Mandatory credit MasterClass / Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com …

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Is the American dream fading in the West? | Opinion

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Alexandre Segura-García | Alianza | Diversity and inclusion

Summary Languages ​​: Spanish English My name is Alex and not Alexander, unless I am having problems with my mother. I am a first generation American and also a first generation student. I was born in San Diego, California and grew up in a low income household in Reno, NV. …

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10 most relevant quotes from Reality Bites

More than 27 years since its creation, Reality hurts is still considered the quintessential film about your twenties and life after college. Since this is a 90s film, there are many elements that capture the nostalgia for the decade including MTV, Melrose Square, covering the AIDS epidemic, VHS tapes, payphones …

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In New York, the fall of Maison Cuomo

Once upon a time, the Cuomo family seemed set to go down in the history books as one of America’s political dynasties, perhaps even one that included a stay in the White House. But those days are long gone and the New York clan is in free fall. Andrew, the …

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“Sometimes quitting smoking is the first step to winning”

WASHINGTON, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Nationally acclaimed voiceover artist Cayman Kelly spoke of recent news like that from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that 4.3 million Americans left their jobs in August, with a record number of departures every month since. In contrast, the 7.7 million people …

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Businessman holding last sale icon | New

JONESBORO – George Surbaugh started repairing watches as a hobby in the 1950s. “I tore up an old watch and started winding it,” Surbaugh said on Friday. “Then I went to watch repair school in Memphis. He also took classes in Little Rock and Dallas. “I had a place at …

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Colorado Castle inspired by Biltmore Estate sells for $ 9.5 million

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. A huge hillside castle in Evergreen, Colo., Inspired by George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore estate in Asheville, NC, changed hands for $ 9.5 million, a record price for the affluent small town . The 35-acre property was last listed at $ 11.99 million with LIV Sotheby’s …

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A real estate TV show to showcase Smithfield – Smithfield Times

Two Smithfield real estate agents will be featured in an upcoming episode of a new national television show called “Funding the American Dream”. The show, which is in its first year of production, is a spinoff of “The American Dream” by Ignite Now Media CEO Craig Sewing, which is in …

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BTS hitmakers mark their authority at American Music Awards

NEW YORK – South Korean superstars BTS were crowned Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, dismissing challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they won a total of three awards and teamed up with Coldplay for a hoarse “My Universe” and closed the …

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Kill the American dream to save a legendary suburb – Orange County Register

The United States is in the throes of a housing crisis, and California has been hit particularly hard. The costs of buying and renting are rising much faster than wages, and more Americans than ever think homeownership is an unrealistic goal – including 48% of renters, according to a survey. …

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Here are the winners of the 2021 National Book Awards

NBA Stand aside, Oscar! This year’s literary awards season kicked off with the National Book Awards on November 17, a virtual event hosted by bestselling author Phoebe Robinson and half of the “2 Dope Queens” genius comedy team, and announced by Dion Graham, vocal artist and eminence of audio books. …

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Writers Theater reopens with DISHWASHER DREAMS

Writers Theater, under the direction of Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma and Interim Artistic Director Bobby Kennedy, opens its 2021/22 season with Dishwasher Dreams, written and performed by Alaudin Ullah, directed by Chay Yew, and in association with Hartford Traineeship. Dishwasher Dreams will run from December 9, 2021 to January …

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Here’s how much racial segregation costs in the United States

By Alicia Wallace, CNN Business If communities across America were to become more racially integrated, it would be an “economic game changer”, stimulating gross domestic product growth of about 0.3 percentage point in a decade, Moody’s Analytics found. However, deep-rooted racial prejudice and segregation limit the nation’s potential and hamper …

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Rocket Mortgage Unveils Partnership with Salesforce, Providing Transformational Mortgage Services to Financial Institutions

DETROIT, October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Rocket mortgage, the largest mortgage lender in the United States and part of Rocket companies (NYSE: RKT), today announced a partnership with Salesforce to make the company’s mortgage origination technology available to banks, credit unions and other financial institutions nationwide through Salesforce …

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Maryland Today | Life, freedom and a place to live

For tenants in Langley Park, Md., Worried the next purple line could take them out of their neighborhood, the definition of housing justice couldn’t be clearer. The same could be said for residents of neighboring Montgomery County, who fought a zoning change to allow backyard apartments last year, arguing it …

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