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In the news this morning: The Florida 'Arizona' law, Tucson sheriff's immigration stance, trafficking suspect arrested, gay heroes, more




Florida lawmakers size up Arizona-style bill - Miami Herald Gov. Rick Scott's plan to bring an SB 1070-style immigration law to Florida may have trouble passing in Florida, some state lawmakers say.


Lone ranger: Tucson's tough-talking sheriff suddenly has national spotlight - Christian Science Monitor Not a stranger to controversy, Sheriff Clarence Gupnik has referred to SB 1070 as "racist" and is considered by many as the foil to Maricopa County's Joe Arpaio.


Suspected Brothel Manager Is Arrested While Gambling - New York Times A woman suspected of being involved with a human-trafficking ring that smuggled young Korean women into the country and forced them to work as prostitutes was arrested in a Connecticut casino.


Angelino, Angeleno, and Angeleño | Commentary | SoCal Focus - KCET Author D.J. Waldie on L.A.'s sad dismissal of the ñ (pronounced "enye").


Two gay heroes thwart assassinations -- what a difference 35 years make | Opinion L.A. - Los Angeles Times KPCC's Patt Morrison on Daniel Hernandez, the intern credited with saving Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and Oliver Sipple, the ex-Marine credited with saving President Gerald Ford in 1975.


Possible Rise in Anti-Hispanic Hate Crimes a Concern - Latin American Herald Tribune The National Hispanic Media Coalition is working with UCLA to carry out four projects related to hate crimes, two already completed.