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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) dropped a bombshell at the hearing Thursday, asking for Alberto Gonzales' resignation.
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), one of the most conservative members of Congress, said U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should resign because of the way he handled the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, including David Iglesias of New Mexico.

Richardson Walks Tightrope as Top Latino Candidate
Bill Richardson is among the second tier of Democratic hopefuls, lagging behind Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the polls, in momentum and, most importantly, in fundraising. He reported last week that he'd raised $6.3 million, compared with the $50 million raised by Clinton and Obama together. So Richardson is heading to Hollywood.

Poll Shows Big Immigration Support
Americans seem to favor giving a shot at citizenship to immigrants in this country illegally, a poll indicated.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

It's Your Money: So Many Funds, So Little Time
If you're getting frustrated over the growing list of funds out there, join the club. Beyond the thousands of conventional mutual funds out there to choose from, exchange-traded funds -- or ETFs -- are popping out like guppies.

Networking 101: More Hispanics Need to Golf
Too many Hispanics, says advocacy group Latino Leadership, have lost out on networking opportunities because they are unfamiliar with the game -- not the most popular recreational outlet in any minority community.

South Texas Women's Business Center Opens
The center's mission is to provide assistance and training to women, minorities and the economically disadvantaged to promote self-sufficiency. It is part of a nationwide network of Small Business Administration business centers that provide business training, counseling and mentoring to women entrepreneurs.


HISPANIC MARKET / MEDIA

Hispanic Food Expo Draws Latin Flavor and Dollars
Sales of Hispanic foods have been a leading driver of the U.S. food market for the last few years -- Hispanic food sales in the U.S. reached $3.2 billion in 2006, up 3.5 percent from a year ago, according to ACNielsen. Companies are attending the Expo Comida Latina Texas conference this week to capitalize on the trend.

Televisa Targeting U.S. Hispanic Market
Mexico's Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language television programming, is looking to invest in new opportunities in the growing U.S. Hispanic market, company executives said Thursday.

San Antonio Seeks to Lure More Mexicans
San Antonio is done taking Mexico for granted, Mayor Phil Hardberger said Tuesday. The city is launching a Mexican marketing program to make up ground the city has lost to Houston and Dallas in the last several years.

Musical on Life of Celia Cruz Debuts This Fall
A musical based on the life of late Cuban singer, Celia Cruz, is scheduled to hit Off-Broadway this September.

Hispanic to Help Burns With WWII Series
PBS has hired a Hispanic documentarian to assist filmmaker Ken Burns with his upcoming World War II series, which had drawn complaints for failing to include the contributions of Hispanics.

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U.S. Hispanic Media Market: Projections to 2010
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

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WOY finalist Carmela Castellano Garcia
WOY 2007 finalist Carmela Castellano-Garcia serves as a voice for Hispanics.

2007 Hispanic Business Magazine Elite Women
Our list of 15 elite women nominated for the 2007 Hispanic Business Woman of the Year (WOY).

Life on the High-Tech Edge
Computer engineer and WOY 2007 nominee Maria Martinez helps Microsoft reach new vistas.






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