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In the news this morning: L.A. 20 years after the King beating, Latino cops sue for discrimination, CA census results due out soon, more

Latino Cops, MALDEF Sue California Police Department - Fox News Latino Several Latino officers are suing the police department in Westminster for discrimination and violation of labor rights, saying they were denied promotions and special assignments because they are Latino.

California's 2010 census results to come out next week - San Jose Mercury News The U.S. Census Bureau is due to release the California results of the 2010 census next week, allowing a new statewide redistricting commission to begin redrawing political boundaries.

Anti illegal immigration bill with a twist - A Texas bill proposes making it a state jail felony to knowingly hire undocumented workers, but makes an exception for Texans hiring domestic help: the jobs exempted include "maid, lawn care taker or another house worker at a single family residence."

Rodney King, 20 years later - CNN Today marks the 20th anniversary of the beating of Rodney King, an incident that "would forever change Los Angeles, its police department and the racial conversation in the United States."

What Do You Mean ‘We’? - By Mark Krikorian - The Corner - National Review Online In a short post, the director of the immigration restriction think tank Center for Immigration Studies chafes at the notion that Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens at birth, and suggests the island does not want independence from the United States "because it would end the gravy train."

Missing Voices in Yemen's Uprising - New America Media Yemeni Americans react to coverage of the political unrest in Yemen.