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EL PASO, Texas — Poverty, food insecurity, gang violence, and weather-related disasters are root causes for continued mass migration to the United States, a trend now compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Monday by Hope Border Institute. Further, the migration is not expected to slow down anytime soon, and may in fact, keep rising as conditions worsen throughout ...

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Actress Arlene Dahl, who wowed in theaters and on the small screen as a glamorous actress in the 1950s, has died. She was 96. Her son, actor Lorenzo Lamas, posted notice of her death in New York on Monday. “She was the most positive influence on my life,” the actor wrote in a poignant Facebook post. “I will remember her laughter, her joy, her dignity as she navigated the challenges that she ...

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Nov. 30—Cuando agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza observaron las cámaras de vigilancia vieron dos grupos de inmigrantes entrar a Estados Unidos de manera ilegal a dos millas de distancia entre sí. Se trataba de 168 venezolanos. Cada día va en aumento la presencia de estos en la frontera sur del país. La Patrulla Fronteriza informó que los grupos fueron detectados a las 6:00 p.m. del pasado 28 ...

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An upscale Mexican restaurant known to New York City diners will be coming to Connecticut in the spring. Rosa Mexicano will open at Blue Back Square, the restaurant announced Monday. Rosa Mexicano has locations in New York, as well as New Jersey, Maryland and Massachusetts. The West Hartford location will be at 51 Isham Road, near the Cheesecake Factory. “We are so excited to become an ...

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The race to replace Greg Casar on the Austin City Council has so far attracted three candidates, all of them separately hoping to convince voters in District 4 that they are best positioned to represent a working class community struggling to keep pace with the city's rapid growth and rising cost of living. Casar is stepping down to run for Congress with three years remaining on his term. He ...

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Imagine being six years old, in a new country and without your parents. Now you can, through a new film created by Charlotte’s Camino Health Center. Starting Tuesday, audiences can follow José’s journey from Mexico to North Carolina to live “the American dream.” The movie is based on the story of a real-life grandmother-grandson duo that the Camino Center helped last year. The main characters’ ...

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Nov. 30—November isn't only a month for turkeys. It's also a month to celebrate the manatee — Florida's state marine mammal. Manatee Awareness Month started in 1979 when former Florida Gov. Bob Graham designated November for manatees, according to SaveTheManatee.org. And it comes at a particular pivotal time. Manatee deaths are at the highest they've ever been, according to various reports. ...

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Offshore oil derricks dotting the California coastline continue pumping despite a history of catastrophic spills and vows from generations of politicians to send them to the scrapheap. They've even survived a modest attempt by state officials more than a decade ago to offer incentives to oil companies that chose to abandon their costly operations. Now, the failure of ...

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More than 100 sea turtles are now recuperating at a New England Aquarium turtle hospital after staff rescued them from life-threatening cold temperatures off Cape Cod. The turtles were suffering from cold-stunning, a type of reptilian hypothermia, the aquarium said. Turtles, which are cold-blooded, swim to warmer waters in the Caribbean or Gulf of Mexico during the winter. But this group was ...

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November isn’t only a month for turkeys. It’s also a month to celebrate the manatee — Florida’s state marine mammal. Manatee Awareness Month started in 1979 when former Florida Gov. Bob Graham designated November for manatees, according to SaveTheManatee.org. And it comes at a particular pivotal time. Manatee deaths are at the highest they’ve ever been, according to various reports. The ...