The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with supplies reflecting his native Cajun cuisine.

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BEIJING (AP) " Research published in the medical journal The Lancet says one in three of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobacco, but that the number can fall if the men quit smoking.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " Proponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.

Posted at 1:01 AM

Starry nights prevailed this week where I live. It’s not always the case. If you look forward to looking up at the stars, patience is the lesson to keep you looking. Even with a special event such the recent lunar eclipse; if clouds got in the way,...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Looking through the pantheon of Peter Pan movies, we’ve got, in chronological order, the vanilla animated classic from Disney “Peter Pan” (1953), the generally panned Spielberg entry “Hook” (1991), and the pretty much forgotten “Peter Pan” (2003).

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Ted Cruz raised more than $12 million in the past three months for his Republican presidential bid, about twice what competitor Marco Rubio collected in the same time period.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.

Updated at 1:10 AM

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) " A California agency has approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego " but it has also banned the park from breeding captive orcas.

Updated at 12:37 AM

SKHIRAT, Morocco (AP) " The U.N. envoy for Libya has proposed a national unity government for Libya after months of difficult talks between the north African country's two rival governments, but now it's up to the two parliaments and Libyans...

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