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  1. Award-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault to cap weeklong...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | La Prensa

    The celebration concludes with a keynote address by award-winning journalist and civil rights author Charlayne Hunter-Gault at this year's Martin Luther King Jr. convocation Friday, Jan. 23, at 12:30 p.m., at Tinkham Veale University Center's Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom . A reception and book signing follows.

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  2. Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra announces auditions for 2015-16...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | La Prensa

    The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra has announced auditions for the 2015-16 season. Auditions will be held at Severance Hall during the month of May, with late afternoon, evening, and weekend audition times available.

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  3. Ohio flu hospitalizations top 1,900 this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | La Prensa

    Flu season can stretch from autumn into spring, and this year it appears to be severe and may be peaking early. The hospitalizations last week top the worst weeks of the previous two flu seasons, The Columbus Dispatch reported.

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  4. Cleveland lawyer wins $34M judgment for Latino clientRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | La Prensa

    Dec. 26, 2014: Cleveland attorney Patrick Merrick recently co-won the court judgment of a lifetime for a pair of Latino clients who were victims of a horrific 2010 traffic crash. A Cuyahoga County jury in October awarded more than $42 total million in damages to Joshua Rojas and Kiara Torres , who each suffered extensive brain trauma following the accident.

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  5. Cleveland groups welcome improving Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | La Prensa

    While President Barack Obama's announcement of relaxed relations with Cuba is drawing some criticism, there are plenty of people in Cleveland who welcomed the future ties. The Cleveland Council on World Affairs called the re-establishing diplomatic relations and opening economic and travel ties a positive development.

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  6. Cleveland Foundation announces $15.6 million in fourth-quarter grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | La Prensa

    CLEVELAND, Dec. 19, 2014: The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $15.6 million in grants for the fourth quarter of 2014. These latest grants bring the foundation's centennial-year grantmaking total to a record $95 million.

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  7. Ariel International Center plans India Trade MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | La Prensa

    An informational session and reception is planned for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, 4 to 6 p.m., at the center, Delhi, Chennai , Hyderabad, and Mumbai . Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra , Deputy Consul General of India, New York, will be on hand for the reception to welcome businesses interested in investing or expanding their business to India.

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  8. Economic, voting clout of Latinos highlighted at OCHLA, OHCC eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | La Prensa

    Columbus: With a purchasing power of more than $8.2 million annually and a population of more than 400,000, Latino Ohioans have more economic and political clout than many politicians and businesses realize or are willing to admit - a mistake that could be detrimental to their future success. That was the blunt message delivered by Latino leaders during the Ohio Hispanic Legislative Day 2014, sponsored by the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission and the Ohio Hispanic Chambers of Commerce .

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  9. receives Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | La Prensa

    Cleveland lawyer Jose C. Feliciano, Sr., was awarded one of Greater Cleveland's top honors Nov. 20, 2014 when he received the 60th annual Humanitarian Award from the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio. Feliciano is a partner in the Cleveland law firm of Baker-Hostetler .

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  10. Latinos and HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | La Prensa

    The number of Latinos testing positive for HIV/AIDS in Ohio are significantly outpacing other ethnic groups, but less than one half of the state's Latino population is getting tested - a problem that is having devastating effects on the community, according to state health experts. According to the Ohio Department of Health , rates of HIV are almost three times higher among Latino Ohioans than their white counterparts.

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  11. Forum, Part 3: DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | La Prensa

    Adopting unhealthy US-American diets-which include fast-food meals, processed foods, and large portion sizes-is having a devastating effect on the health of Latino's in Ohio, Michigan, and throughout the country, according to health experts. Latinos in Lucas County, for example, suffer from diabetes at a much higher rate than African-Americans and Caucasians, despite representing 7 percent of the county's overall population, according to the Toledo Lucas County Health Department.

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  12. "One out of every three Latina high school students seriously considers committing suicide"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | La Prensa

    It was a chilling dose of reality for the 300 health professionals and community leaders gathered at a recent Latino health forum held in Cleveland, Ohio recently: , and half of those youth will actually attempt suicide, according to the Center for Disease Control statistics and backed up by a 2013 national study conducted by JAMA Psychiatry. Although the same rates for Latino teenage boys are much lower, their success rate is much higher because they often chose more lethal methods when attempting suicide. 2 comments

  13. Passing of Tri-C, Esperanza giant is tremendous loss for education and the Cleveland areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | La Prensa

    The greater Cleveland Hispanic community lost an icon and leader last week, as Abelino Lopez, Jr., age 70, passed away. Sr. Lopez is best known as an education advocate for Latino children, working tirelessly to give them opportunities to better themselves at every level.

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  14. Employees of the Cleveland Clerk of Courts make dontation toRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | La Prensa

    Iglesia La Sagrada Familia on Detroit Ave, Cleveland. The employees have been raising money for the donation since hearing that someone robbed the church of money, equipment, and food for the poor this summer.

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  15. Student Poll Workers Will Play an Important Role in Conducting the November 4, 2014 General ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | La Prensa

    Cleveland: Voters will see more young faces when they vote in the November 4th General Election . The Board of Elections has hired close to 900 student poll workers from 39 schools to assist voters on Election Day and to gain valuable experience in election administration.

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  16. Hispanic Roundtable hosts candidates, issues forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | La Prensa

    The Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland didn't take sides, instead offering voters a chance to hear directly from Cuyahoga County candidates and either side of ballot issues at a non-partisan public forum [called Non-Partisan Candidates and Issues Forum ] on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at La Sagrada Familia Church , 7719 Detroit Ave. However, the Hispanic Roundtable planned to use the Latino voting bloc's powerful status as an election game-changer to raise 'important and critical issues.' A panel of young Latinos [ Young Latino Network, or YLN ] brought posed questions to the candidates during the forum.

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  17. Cuyahoga, Lorain County voters to face major tax issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | La Prensa

    Latino voters and others in Cuyahoga County and Lorain County will be asked to approve major tax issues on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot . Both counties are the only ones in Ohio where the board of elections is required to print a bilingual ballot, because of large Spanish-speaking populations in both venues.

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  18. Hispanic Roundtable to host Non-Partisan Candidates and Issues ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | La Prensa

    Participants will meet the candidates for governor, county executive, municipal and county judges, and also learn about important local and county issues that will appear on the ballot. The Latino community is the balance of power in any election.

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  19. "Latinos are among the least healthy people"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | La Prensa

    Latinos are among the least healthy people in the state, suffering from higher rates of depression, suicide, obesity, severe cases of diabetes, HIV/AIDs, and other health problems. That was the unanimous view of dozens of health specialists who gathered at a Latino health conference hosted by MetroHealth Care in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

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  20. Hundreds rally outside of ICE Office in Cleveland to demand justice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | La Prensa

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 23, 2014: President Barack Obama decided to wait on immigration policy reforms until after the November mid-term elections.

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