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Fans bringing out their inner Superhero or Villian at the Wizard World Comic Convention

 06/03/2017 - 20:11
Many comic book and movie fans converge at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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A weekend where an adult can be a kid again and kids will still be kids.

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 7:45pm
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Many comic book and movie fans converge at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: How to laugh off the foolishness of Cinco de Mayo

 05/04/2017 - 08:25
Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File
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Last year at this time, Donald Trump loomed over a taco bowl at Trump Tower and tweeted out the message: “Happy #CincoDeMayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!”

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:00am
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Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File

Calls for Amazon to stop selling ‘Mexico Will Pay’ Costume

 04/03/2017 - 02:48
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Latino activist Jerónimo Saldaña says suit promotes race hatred and is reminiscent of Ku Klux Klan.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:30am
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Kids need more financial lessons

 04/22/2010 - 11:50
Kids need more financial lessons
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It's Money Smart Week in Chicago, that annual event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and -- if nothing else -- the city is accented with portraits of a robust Benjamin Franklin winking knowingly from the center of a $100 bill.

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