Archive | August, 2011

Are New York City Bodegas Changing Their Look?

The old Bodega look might be a thing of the past:  Nobody seems to know the exact origins of the bright, corrugated metal awnings and signs that crown countless bodegas throughout New York City, but for over 30 years, their flashing bulbs have beckoned with promises of ice cold beer and sodas, hot coffee and […]

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Nearly 1,500 Millionaires Dodge Paying Income Tax In 2009

via At a time when the average American is feeling financially exhausted, there are some who are sitting in the shade drinking lemonade. Not only because they are millionaires but also because they are worry tax paying free. According to the IRS, nearly 1,500 millionaires did not pay taxes in 2009. But of the […]

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U.S. Latino History: 2 Year Anniversary of Sotomayor’s Appointment as Supreme Court Justice

On this day in U.S. Latino history: Sonia Sotomayor was sworn-in as the 111th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Sotomayor became the first Hispanic and only the third woman to ever serve on the nation’s highest court. President Obama nominated the 55-year-old federal appeals court judge to replace retired Justice David Souter . In […]

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