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Posts of the week: Hockey madness with Russian roots, bicultural marriages, Startup Act 2.0, detention reforms under attack, more

Screen shot, FromRussiaWithGlove.com

This week has brought the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, the California Primary election and an interesting measure in Compton tied to changing demographics, and deliberations in Congress over what Homeland Security should be spending, including on immigrant detainees. That, and an ongoing conversation on interracial and interethnic marriages, which has continued online after a popular public event last week at KPCC in Pasadena.

Without further ado, a few highlighted posts from the week.

Monday

Website combines hockey madness and Russian roots, with (g)love The National Hockey League's website has content in eight languages, a testament to its international makeup and fan base. Russian players are well-represented, and in the U.S. they draw Russian American fans. Enter FromRussiaWithGlove.com, a unique English-language site for fans of Russian players edited Sergei Miledin, a 1.5 generation Russian American and New Jersey Devils fan.

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