Thursday, May 1, 2008

News Roundup, 5/1/08

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Census: Hispanic growth biggest in South: The top 10 states that saw the largest growth of the Hispanic population last year were in the Southeast, according to new census data. The number of Hispanics in the United States rose by 1.4 million over a year's time to 45.5 million.

Full story: Charlotte.com

Residents fear bar's 'Ugly' potential: Coyote Ugly Saloon has recently signed a lease agreement to move its College Street location to a spot at the corners of Fifth and Church streets. Residents of the Fourth Ward neighborhood are apprehensive about the potential move.

Full story: Charlotte.com

U.S. attacks al Queda allies in Somalia: A U.S. attack on a house in central Somalia killed at least 10 people, including the military leader of an Islamic militant group with close ties to al Qaeda, sources in the town said.

Full story: CNN.com

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