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Georgia Sandoval Herrera one of the unheralded heroines of Hero Street U.S.A.

{:en}By Marc Wilson Georgia was 12 years old in 1944 when the Army sent word that her older brother, Frank, had been killed in action...

Quad Cities own artist is competing in the Spanish language talent show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento” that transmits on Estrella TV

{:en}Diego Raya is originally from Puerta del Monte, Salvatierra, Guanajuato. He is a 31-year-old father, husband, brother and son who is trying to break...

The charter bus driver who did not allow a high school soccer player with a Mexican flag onto his bus has been fired

{:en}Tri-State Travel has fired the bus driver that refused to let a soccer player inside the bus last Thursday night according to Andrew Hillard,...

Rock Island HS Soccer player was not allowed in bus for wearing Mexican flag on his shoulders

{:en}On Thursday September 16 Gabriel Albarran, a Rock Island High School student and member of the Soccer team was not allowed to board the...

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{:en}Last year the pandemic paused many events and celebrations, but this year many are safely returning. The LULAC Fiesta Queen contest, one of the...

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{:en}After having to cancel their 2021 major fundraising events due to the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, the committees of VIVA Quad Cities (VIVA) and the...

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Climate group urges beefier electric grid

{:en}By Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch Iowa should prioritize updates to its electrical power grid in the coming years to protect residents from outages caused by...

Mercado Reinvents Downtown Building Into Community Center

{:en}As it has since its humble beginnings, Mercado on Fifth continues to have a positive impact on its corner of the world. Located on...

Mercado, US Bank offer Small Business Workshops

{:en}Mercado on 5th has launched a new Small Business Workshop series, offered in both English and Spanish, through a partnership with U.S. Bank. Earlier this...

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Georgia Sandoval Herrera one of the unheralded heroines of Hero Street U.S.A.

{:en}By Marc Wilson Georgia was 12 years old in 1944 when the Army sent word that her older brother, Frank, had been killed in action...

Quad Cities own artist is competing in the Spanish language talent show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento” that transmits on Estrella TV

{:en}Diego Raya is originally from Puerta del Monte, Salvatierra, Guanajuato. He is a 31-year-old father, husband, brother and son who is trying to break...

Back to the Basics: Quad Cities Marathon closes summer running with live-in-person event

{:en}For Joe Moreno and his Quad Cities Marathon Race Committee, planning an event post-pandemic is no small feat. And with the return of live...

The charter bus driver who did not allow a high school soccer player with a Mexican flag onto his bus has been fired

{:en}Tri-State Travel has fired the bus driver that refused to let a soccer player inside the bus last Thursday night according to Andrew Hillard,...

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Land acknowledgments meant to honor Indigenous people too often do the opposite

{:en}They erase American Indians and sanitize history instead By  Elisa Sobo, Michael Lambert, Valerie Lambert, Iowa Capital Dispatch Many events these days begin with land acknowledgments: earnest...

Georgia Sandoval Herrera one of the unheralded heroines of Hero Street U.S.A.

{:en}By Marc Wilson Georgia was 12 years old in 1944 when the Army sent word that her older brother, Frank, had been killed in action...

Quad Cities own artist is competing in the Spanish language talent show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento” that transmits on Estrella TV

{:en}Diego Raya is originally from Puerta del Monte, Salvatierra, Guanajuato. He is a 31-year-old father, husband, brother and son who is trying to break...

East Swimmer, Double-Lung Transplant Recipient Makes Waves

{:en}Watching Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez, 16, dive into the water in the East High School natatorium and gracefully move through the competition lane you would never...

Not all youth soccer players have the same opportunities, and some Iowa clubs try to shrink that gap

{:en}By Kassidy Arena, Iowa Public Radio Tension filled the air as a little more than a dozen girls in their soccer uniforms waited to hear...

Back to the Basics: Quad Cities Marathon closes summer running with live-in-person event

{:en}For Joe Moreno and his Quad Cities Marathon Race Committee, planning an event post-pandemic is no small feat. And with the return of live...

Rock Island HS Soccer player was not allowed in bus for wearing Mexican flag on his shoulders

{:en}On Thursday September 16 Gabriel Albarran, a Rock Island High School student and member of the Soccer team was not allowed to board the...

UFC® LAUNCHES MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

LAS VEGAS, NV – UFC® today announced the launch of its month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. UFC will commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept...
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{:en}By Andrea May Sahouri, Des Moines Register Maura Francisca Merino has planted deep roots in Des Moines. Her home here reminds her of her native...

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Latinx groups launch COVID-19 vaccination outreach campaign

{:en}By Katie Akin, Iowa Capital Dispatch Three Latinx groups announced on Friday a new Iowa vaccination campaign targeting Latino, Spanish-speaking and immigrant Iowans. “We know that we...

Climate group urges beefier electric grid

{:en}By Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch Iowa should prioritize updates to its electrical power grid in the coming years to protect residents from outages caused by...

Land acknowledgments meant to honor Indigenous people too often do the opposite

{:en}They erase American Indians and sanitize history instead By  Elisa Sobo, Michael Lambert, Valerie Lambert, Iowa Capital Dispatch Many events these days begin with land acknowledgments: earnest...

Iowans can vote early starting Wednesday, Oct. 13. Here’s what you should know

{:en}By Katarina Sostaric, Iowa Public Radio Republicans in the Iowa Legislature passed sweeping voting law changes this spring that shortened the time allowed for voting by mail, voting...

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A Salvadoran immigrant has made a home in Des Moines for 26 years. Now, her visa program may be ending

{:en}By Andrea May Sahouri, Des Moines Register Maura Francisca Merino has planted deep roots in Des Moines. Her home here reminds her of her native...

Mercado Reinvents Downtown Building Into Community Center

{:en}As it has since its humble beginnings, Mercado on Fifth continues to have a positive impact on its corner of the world. Located on...

Mercado, US Bank offer Small Business Workshops

{:en}Mercado on 5th has launched a new Small Business Workshop series, offered in both English and Spanish, through a partnership with U.S. Bank. Earlier this...

Greenstate Credit Union Earns Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) Designation

{:en}Last Friday September 24 GreenState Credit Union celebrated its newly appointed Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) designation – a prestigious national award given by...

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Climate group urges beefier electric grid

{:en}By Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch Iowa should prioritize updates to its electrical power grid in the coming years to protect residents from outages caused by...

Mercado Reinvents Downtown Building Into Community Center

{:en}As it has since its humble beginnings, Mercado on Fifth continues to have a positive impact on its corner of the world. Located on...

Mercado, US Bank offer Small Business Workshops

{:en}Mercado on 5th has launched a new Small Business Workshop series, offered in both English and Spanish, through a partnership with U.S. Bank. Earlier this...

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Latinx groups launch COVID-19 vaccination outreach campaign

{:en}By Katie Akin, Iowa Capital Dispatch Three Latinx groups announced on Friday a new Iowa vaccination campaign targeting Latino, Spanish-speaking and immigrant Iowans. “We know that we...

Climate group urges beefier electric grid

{:en}By Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch Iowa should prioritize updates to its electrical power grid in the coming years to protect residents from outages caused by...

Land acknowledgments meant to honor Indigenous people too often do the opposite

{:en}They erase American Indians and sanitize history instead By  Elisa Sobo, Michael Lambert, Valerie Lambert, Iowa Capital Dispatch Many events these days begin with land acknowledgments: earnest...

Iowans can vote early starting Wednesday, Oct. 13. Here’s what you should know

{:en}By Katarina Sostaric, Iowa Public Radio Republicans in the Iowa Legislature passed sweeping voting law changes this spring that shortened the time allowed for voting by mail, voting...

East Swimmer, Double-Lung Transplant Recipient Makes Waves

{:en}Watching Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez, 16, dive into the water in the East High School natatorium and gracefully move through the competition lane you would never...

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{:en}By Katarina Sostaric, Iowa Public Radio The Iowa Department of Education has not rescheduled an equity conference that officials previously said would be postponed until this...

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Quad Cities own artist is competing in the Spanish language talent show “Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento” that transmits on Estrella TV

{:en}Diego Raya is originally from Puerta del Monte, Salvatierra, Guanajuato. He is a 31-year-old father, husband, brother and son who is trying to break...

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{:en}By Marc Wilson Georgia was 12 years old in 1944 when the Army sent word that her older brother, Frank, had been killed in action...

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{:en}The brutal murder of SPC Vanessa Guillen at the hands of one of her fellow soldiers brought national attention that sexual assault in the...

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{:en}Watching Ashley Vazquez-Hernandez, 16, dive into the water in the East High School natatorium and gracefully move through the competition lane you would never...
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