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George Lopez
Conan O'Brien is moving his show to TBS, knocking talk show comedian George Lopez back an hour, to midnight.

When she said she prioritizes family over golf, Lorena Ochoa -- the No. 1 ranked LPGA player in the world and the best Mexican golfer of all time -- wasn't kidding.

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Monday that he wanted his department to help cut dropout rates and boost college enrollment for Hispanics.

One of the world's largest owners of for-profit colleges has bought East San Jose's National Hispanic University, throwing the idealistic but struggling campus into the growing and controversial world of corporate education.

Venezuelan boxing champ Edwin Valero hanged himself Monday in a jail cell after being detained in connection with the death of his wife, Valencia police said.

The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber will award more than $100,000 in scholarships to students from around the state during a May 4 luncheon at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

Allstate has recently launched its new Spanish-language ad campaign featuring spokesman and acclaimed actor Dennis Haysbert -- famous for portraying Nelson Mandela in the movie "Goodbye Bafana" -- speaking Spanish.

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HB500
For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2009 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names; company addresses and telephone numbers; e-mail addresses for 310 companies and Web addresses for 456 companies; and company revenue and employees numbers for 2008 and 2007.

Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.





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