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A State Hispanic Chamber targeting Oklahoma's increasing number of Hispanic business owners was launched last week with the mission to expand the programs and initiatives started at the Greater Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
For months critics and self-appointed industry experts have come up with a variety of cures for what ails General Motors. The speculation about Wagoner was fueled again this week when the GM board voluntarily gave him a vote of confidence.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, Thursday said it is seeking qualified firms to administer and handle marketing, education and customer service for CalPERS Supplemental Savings Programs.
Postsecondary schools have learned that catering to working adults attracts a growing market segment -- nontraditional students, defined as ages 25 to 64, who want a degree for reasons that include earning more money and advancing professionally.
Rep. Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader whose legal troubles have helped put congressional Republicans under an ethical cloud in an election year, will resign from Congress and drop out of the race to retain his seat.
"There are too many leaks of classified information in Washington," Bush said on Sept. 30, 2003. "And if there is a leak out of my administration, I want to know who it is. And if the person has violated law, the person will be taken care of."
On the topic of immigration, Republicans are a party deeply divided. For economic conservatives, the immigrant labor pool has become the lifeblood of many U.S. business owners. For cultural conservatives, the nation's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants have become a symbol of what's gone wrong with America.
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.
While the U.S. median age continues to rise, from 35.3 years in 2000, the median age of Hispanics remains the lowest of all groups. Demographers predict faster growth among young Hispanics than among other young ethnic groups for the next decade.
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