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 Walmart raising pay for some employees
Walmart raising pay for some employees
In February, Walmart wrote a $1 billion prescription for its empty shelves, long lines, and other chronic Walmart problems: It reorganized its staff, and gave it a raise. In April, the first phase of that treatment kicked in, with roughly 500,000 of the company’s entry-level and long-term associates getting their pay bumped up to a minimum of nine dollars an hour. Now more raises are rolling out, this time to 100,000 of its managers and employees in specialized workers, like the associates w....

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 FIFA President Sepp Blatter is stepping down
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is stepping down
Sepp Blatter announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as FIFA president as the world's soccer governing body continues to be embroiled in scandal and controversy. "I appreciate and love FIFA more than anything else, and I only want to do the best for football and for FIFA," Blatter said during a press conference, FIFA “needs a profound restructuring.” Blatter said a new president will be elected "as soon as possible," but he will continue his functions until that happens. Blatter had....

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 Spanish singer Julio Iglesias receives honorary degree from Spanish singer Julio Iglesias receives honorary degree from Berklee College of Music ¡Hola! Arkansas Little Rock, AR
Julio Iglesias received an honorary degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston. The music college awarded the Spanish singer-songwriter an honorary doctorate of music. Iglesias has produced more than 80 albums throughout his career. He became one of the top 10 best-selling artists in the world after his records were sold more than 300 million copies. He also broke two Guiness world records with the first being set in 1983 for having sold the most records in the most various languages....

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 Juan Pablo Montoya wins second Indy 500
 Juan Pablo Montoya wins second Indy 500
Over the Memorial Day weekend, Colombian, Juan Pablo Montoya did something no other racecar driver has done, he won his second Indianapolis 500 a full 15 years after his first an epic race-long battle between IndyCar powerhouses Penske and Ganassi in 2000. Montoya came from last place to win the 99th running at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Montoya is definitely more seasoned. At one point after contact with another car, he was mired back in 30th place, but patiently worked his way t....

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 These are the most popular baby names in Arkansas These are the most popular baby names in Arkansas
The Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names in Arkansas for 2014. Emma and Mason topped the list. The top five boys and girls names for 2014 in Arkansas were: Boys: 1) Mason, 2) William, 3) Noah, 4) Elijah, 5) James. Girls: 1) Emma, 2) Olivia, 3) Ava, 4) Harper, 5) Isabella. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced last week that Noah and Emma were the most popular baby names in the U.S. Check out Social Security’s website to see the to....

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 Huckabee: From Hope to higher office?
Huckabee: From Hope to higher office?
Former Governor Mike Huckabee is now the sixth Republican to announce that he is running for president in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas. One of the major themes of his speech was religion, focused on his humble beginnings, Huckabee vowed to end “stagnant wages,” protect Medicare and defeat radical Islamic terrorism. Huckabee, who is embarking on his second presidential run, delivering an economy- and security-centered message that he hopes will appeal to everyday Americans and distinguis....

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 Bill Clinton defends Clinton Foundation’s work
Bill Clinton defends Clinton Foundation’s work
In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden, Bill Clinton defended the Clinton Foundation’s work, and he argued that the charity had never done anything “knowingly inappropriate.” Bill Clinton also expressed “no regrets” about accepting foreign cash, noting that the money was being put to good use to help people all around the world. Bill Clinton says he has no regrets about taking millions in foreign cash for his foundation, even though the donations have caused a political head....

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 Colombian grandmother graduates from college at 79
Colombian grandmother graduates from college at 79
The phrase “It’s never too late to learn” seems like a worn out cliche that is until you come up against someone like Rosa Salgado, a 79-year-old grandmother who moved to Miami from Colombia in 1995 and graduated last Saturday from Miami Dade College with honors, earning her associate of arts degree in education. Despite having some problems with the English language, not to mention being on the cusp of becoming an octogenarian, Salgado has just fulfilled a lifelong dream of getting her c....

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César Chávez Day: Celebrating my abuelo’s legacy
Eighty-eight years ago, a man of extraordinary heart, courage, and understanding was born. On March 31st, we celebrate not only the birthday of my grandfather, César Estrada Chávez, but more importantly the spirit of civic engagement and social justice he espoused throughout his life. César Chávez was raised amongst migrant farm workers who experienced difficult conditions working in the agricultural fields. Men, women, and children received little pay for backbreaking labor and dreadful ....
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Julissa Arce, a star at Goldman Sachs and undocumented
Sitting at her desk at Goldman Sachs, Julissa Arce is doing her best to keep it together. It is September 2007. Her father is dying in Taxco de Alarcón, a small and hilly city in Mexico, and she has just hung up after a call from her sister with bad news. Arce stands and leaves the row where she and her colleagues create derivatives and market them to rich people. She walks down the hall, opens the bathroom door, and locks herself in a stall. “Do not be anxious about anything,” she ....
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Senator seeks to end 'birthright citizenship'
Senator David Vitter, (R-Louisiana), is pushing a radical amendment to the bill that would end the practice of granting automatic citizenship to all children born in the United States to fight against illegal immigration and “birth tourism" or " tourism motherhood." Senator Vitter gave a speech on the Senate floor calling on Congress to end the practice of birthright citizenship, arguing that "no sane country" would allow it for the children of immigrants undocumented. With his amendment....
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DOJ asks appeals court to lift order blocking immigration programs
The Obama administration asked a federal appeals court on Thursday, March 12 to lift an "unprecedented and wrong" order by a federal judge that halted the president's latest executive actions on immigration. President Barack Obama's new relief program for parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents and his recent expansion of an existing program for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children have both been on hold for nearly a month, ever since U.S. District Judge Andr....
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Hired! Unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent
Neither rain nor snow nor a West Coast ports slowdown could keep the economy from growing jobs at an impressive rate in February. Last Friday, the Labor Department said that the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent its lowest level since May 2008, and the economy added 295,000 jobs in February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the decline in the rate occurred mainly because some people out of work stopped looking for jobs and were no longer counted as une....
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Target turns to Hispanic shoppers for salvation
Target executives are betting on young Hispanic adults to help shore up the company's future. The focus on this growing demographic comes as Target pursues a broad turnaround plan after a massive credit card hack breached consumers' trust. Luring more Hispanic shoppers could be profitable for Target. The group accounted for more than 60 percent of U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2015, during which time its purchasing power grew 207 percent, according to market research firm IRIWorl....
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Deferred Action beneficial to Social Security
The Senate Homeland Security committee held, early this month, its first hearing about President Obama’s immigration executive actions. The hearing and the witnesses testifying focused on the “implications and unanswered questions” about the deportation relief offered to some undocumented immigrants included in the president’s actions. First, the Social Security Administration’s chief actuary, Stephen C. Goss, provided testimony estimating the impact of President actions on the U.S. econo....
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