Web411: Racist Playground Signs, Stop & Frisk, Sandy Aid + More {Jan 9, 2013}

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Web411 – Community News {Jan 9, 2013}

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Census might make “Hispanic” a race
The Census Bureau is considering whether to make “Hispanic” a racial instead of an ethnic category.
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NYPD’s controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ policy ruled unconstitutional
A Manhattan Federal Court judge has ordered police stop making trespass stops outside private residential buildings immediately. The tactic was decried by some as infringing on civil liberties.
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Outrage in Delaware
A sign at a Milford, Delaware playground tells English speaking visitors one message and Spanish speaking visitors another.
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Chris Christie Calls For Quick Sandy Aid Passage In State Of The State
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) used his State of the State Address Tuesday to repeat calls for federal Hurricane Sandy relief, noting that his state has helped other states and now expects the same in return.
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My Family’s New Normal
Before her son was diagnosed with autism, Lisa Quinones-Fontanez took having a “normal” child for granted. Now, five years after her son’s diagnoses, she shares how the word “normal” has been redefined.
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Illinois House Approves Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants
The Illinois House on Tuesday approved legislation allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain temporary driver’s licenses.
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