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NEW RESEARCH: The 2005 Hispanic Business 500 Directory -
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The Fed increased rates by another quarter-point and even as gasoline prices come down from their peaks, other pressures are building on the beleaguered American consumer, especially those at the lower end of the income scale.
Each generation gains more education and income than the last. But if minorities continue earning fewer high-school and college diplomas than whites, the country as a whole risks becoming less-educated and poorer over the next 15 years.
Growing clout from minority voters and the possibility of an open seat in four years is prompting speculation that Boston might see a minority mayor in 2009.
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has been elected for a second term as mayor of New York City, following a campaign notable for the incumbent's lavish use of his personal fortune.
Californians' average income -- and the state's tax base -- are headed for decline in the next 15 years unless the state moves aggressively to increase the number of Hispanics who attend college and earn degrees, a report concludes.
Hispanic majority schools are far more likely than White majority schools to experience serious overcrowding and teacher shortages, according to a new study by UCLA's Institute of Democracy, Education & Access (IDEA), and MALDEF.
More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.
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