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The Pan-American pastime: Dominican Dominance

The Thrill and the Agony This week in sports by Chas Walker

Hoosiers support national health care bill

GARY, Ind. – “No more Band-Aids!” was the opening theme of a Forum on the Health Care Crisis held here Sept. 13.

Undocumented workers give more than they get

The Urban Institute estimated in its May 1994 report, “Immigration and Immigrants, Setting the Record Straight,” that the undocumented population of the U.S stood between 2.5 and 3.5 million people in 1980, and rose to between 3 and 5 million just before the passage of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Income down, poverty up

A report released by the Census Bureau on Sept. 26 says 34.6 million people in the United States live at or below the poverty line, an increase of 1.7 million in 2002.

Why we march today

Three of my four grandparents hailed from far-flung places: Spain, Puerto Rico, Italy. They struggled to get ahead, learned English (or didn’t), raised children.

Black Caucus hears call: Defeat Bush, GOP

WASHINGTON – Anger at the Bush administration for waging war abroad and attacking rights at home bubbled up at the Congressional Black Caucus 33rd Legislative Conference here Sept. 24-27.

National Clips

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.: Thousands demand ‘U.S. out of Iraq!’ / OXFORD, Ohio: Miami U workers, profs, students for living wages / NEW YORK: Immigrants win rights to privacy / MONTGOMERY, Ala.: The fight is on for voting rights

Wisconsin readers reach $3,500 goal

With a $170 donation from longtime People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo supporter John Gilman last week, Wisconsin World/Mundo readers reached their goal of raising $3,500 for the newspaper’s 2003 Fund Drive.