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Wednesday, February 19, 2003

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In the news this week...

SBS Files Motion For Reconsideration In Antitrust Lawsuit Against Clear Channel
As part of the motion, SBS asked the Court for permission to file a proposed second amended complaint that was attached to the motion.

Free e-filing Doesn't Mean It's Hassle-Free
The Internal Revenue Service's new free e-filing program is giving some Americans another reason to hate tax season.

Telemundo, NBC Stations Pool Resources to Deliver News to Colorado Hispanics
Media analysts say the NBC/Telemundo newscasts reflect the confusion on Hispanic viewing habits.

Two Fired Kmart Executives Investigated
An internal investigation targets two former Kmart Corp. executives for alleged ties to consultants paid millions as the discount retailer headed into bankruptcy.

Staples Launches New Version of B-to-B Procurement Web Site
Staples today launched a new version of StaplesLink.com, the business-to-business procurement Web site that drives 70 percent of Staples Contract Division orders.

In Brief: Television News
"Kingpin" comes to DVD; EchoStar adds GOL TV to Latino packages.


Democrats Will Not Relent on Filibuster
For years now, presidential appointments to federal courts have been mired in partisan squabbling. But the rancor between Democrats and Republicans hit a new level this week.

Jorge Castaneda to Discuss U.S.-Mexico Foreign Relations, Immigration, & Resignation
Dr. Jorge Castaneda, Mexico's foreign minister from January 2001 - January 2003, will visit Pomona College on Monday, March 3, to discuss the uneasy partnership between the United States and Mexico, U.S. immigration policy under President Bush, and his sudden resignation in January of this year, among other issues.

Tapping the Lucrative Hispanic Home Market
A new group is illustrating the growing buying power of Latino consumers in Ventura County and the nation.

MediaComLatino Raises Hispanic Profile
MediaComLatino -- a new partnership between MediaCom and WING Latino Group -- is a joint venture to provide specialized Hispanic media buying services.

Minority Business Roundtable Announces Strategic Partnership
The MBRT today announced a strategic partnership with Sodexho, Inc., the nation's leading provider of food and facilities management in the U.S. and Canada.

"Hispanics" Hard to Find
What, or who, is a "real" Hispanic? The assumption that everyone whose family comes from a Spanish-speaking culture shares some sort of coherent mutual identity makes little sense.

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