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First bilingual judge serves Georgia city of Port Wentworth

First bilingual judge serves Georgia city of Port Wentworth

La Voz Last month, attorney Thomas L. Cole was sworn in by Mayor Glenn Jones as the new Chief Judge for Port Wentworth, Ga. Cole also serves as a municipal court judge for Thunderbolt, Ga. and sits as a Judge Pro-Tempore in Savannah’s Recorder’s Court. Cole is the first Spanish-speaking judge to serve on the

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Oklahoma Hospitals Spend Small Fractions of Revenue on Charity Care

By Clifton Adcock Oklahoma Watch Despite a congressman’s recent assurance that many hospitals “do the work for free,” Oklahoma’s hospitals spend less than 3 percent of their net patient revenues on charity care on average, records show. During a town hall meeting last month, Second District Congressman Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., assured callers worried about the

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Land, Migrants and Poets: The Day of the Dead 2013

By Kent Paterson Frontera NorteSur New Mexico and the borderland will come alive this weekend with activities related to the annual Day of the Dead celebration, which falls on Saturday, November 2, this year. As befits a cultural boom that is drawing in thousands and thousands of people, this year promises bigger and broader events

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Latino Horror Cinema: Undiscovered Halloween Treats

By Brian Woodman Jr. MassLatinoNews.com Few readers may be aware that Latino horror cinema exists and that it actually ranges as far back as 1931. When Universal Studios produced “Dracula” with Bela Lugosi it simultaneously shot another version in Spanish, according to “In Search of Dracula” by Radu Florescu and Raymond McNally. For those of

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