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In the news this morning: Whitman and Latino voters, Williams' extended Fox contract, immigration dismissals, more

Whitman struggling to close the deal with Latinos - 89.3 KPCC Meg Whitman had hoped to win over more Latino voters, who make up about a fifth of the state's electorate, to beat Jerry Brown in the race for governor.

Fox News Gives Juan Williams $2 Million Contract - 89.3 KPCC NPR has been sharply criticized for firing news analyst Juan Williams for remarks he made about Muslims on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor." Fox, meanwhile, has extended Williams' contract with the network.

In WA, illegal immigrants canvassing for votes - The Washington Post They know it's risky, but undocumented immigrants are among the volunteers canvassing neighborhoods in the Seattle area trying to get naturalized citizens to cast ballots.

Three Latino stars shine for GOP - The Washington Post New Mexico's Republican candidate for governor Susana Martinez is one of a trio of Latino Republicans poised to win high office this year, in part by running on an anti-immigration platform.

U.S. senators call for probe into immigration dismissals - Houston Chronicle The seven Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have called for an investigation into the dismissal of hundreds of immigration cases in Houston.

Toxic powder sent to Rep. Grijalva's Tucson, Ariz., office - The Hill The FBI is investigating a package containing toxic powder and Nazi insignias sent to the Tucson office of Rep. Raul Grijalva (D). Grijalva has been a vocal opponent of the anti-illegal immigration measure SB 1070.