More Americans Say Snowden is a Patriot, Not a Traitor Following the poll earlier this week that found Americans weren't too bothered by the NSA spying on them, a new survey from Reuters sought to learn how the populace at large feels about the "traitor vs. hero" debate over Edward Snowden.
June 13, 2013 - New York Magazine
Iowa sees surge in Asian populace, Hispanic growth remains strong Iowa’s Asian population is growing at a faster clip than any other racial or ethnic group, and new U.S. Census Bureau numbers reveal that people who identify as Asian now comprise 2 percent of the state’s populace. From 2010 to 2012, the number of people living in Iowa who identify as Asian jumped 10.6 percent [...]
June 13, 2013 - The Gazette
California Lawmakers Set to Pass $96 Billion Brown Budget California lawmakers are set to send a $96.3 billion budget to Governor Jerry Brown with spending tempered by his restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
Home prices in Cook County show uptick But a third of Chicago-area homes with a mortgage are still underwater Home values in Illinois' most populous county are improving, but the gains may be smaller than would-be sellers are expecting.
June 13, 2013 - Chicago Tribune