Ideological test for immigrants is absurd…

Ideological test for immigrants is absurd…

By Esther Cepeda

The perverse thing about ideologues is that they’re easy to dismiss when they say something blatantly outlandish.
A couple of weeks ago, Donald Trump said that Pre-sident Obama was the foun-der of the terrorist group ISIS, also … Read Full Story

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in your community

in your community

Postal carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday
FALL RIVER – Postal carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items left near the mailbox this Saturday as part Stamp Out Hunger campaign.
The collection will help area food pantries.
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Portuguese feast is packed with fun-filled tradition

Portuguese feast is packed with fun-filled tradition

By Rich Taber

There are 102 years of tradition packed into the 2016 Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, and this year’s event is now less than 100 days away. Saying it’s just around the corner rings true in more than … Read Full Story

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2018 World Cup Qualifying Glance

2018 World Cup Qualifying Glance
All Times EDT
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN
FOURTH ROUND
GROUP A
GP W D L GF GA Pts
Mexico 2 2 0 0 5 0 6
Canada 2 1 1 0 1 0 4
El Salvador 2 0
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Family, friends recall Westport soldier who died at Fort Bragg

Family, friends recall Westport soldier who died at Fort Bragg

WESTPORT — Luke Carreiro, a Westport High School graduate who served his country as an Army soldier in Iraq and died last week in North Carolina, is being remembered as a great teammate, a good soldier and a loving son.… Read Full Story

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Editorial: With Paris response, avoid past mistakes

Editorial: With Paris response, avoid past mistakes

Once again, the western world finds itself grappling with the scourge of terrorism.
The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed 129 innocent people and injured 350 more last week in Paris. Of course, the … Read Full Story

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Brazilian Soccer Standings

Brazilian Soccer Standings
Brazil Serie A

 

GP W D L GF GA Pts
Corinthians 33 22 7 4 61 25 73
Atletico Mineiro 33 19 5 9 56 39 62
Gremio 33 17 8 8 47 29 59
Santos 33 15 8
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Letter to the editor: Charter schools benefit immigrant communities

Letter to the editor: Charter schools benefit immigrant communities

By Joseph Francois and Alberto Lima

Immigrants have always come to America in search of one thing: opportunity – good jobs, a chance at a decent life, and, most important of all, a quality education so that their children can … Read Full Story

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Scolari pays $3.4M back taxes from time as Portugal coach

Scolari pays $3.4M back taxes from time as Portugal coach

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Luiz Felipe Scolari has paid 3 million euros ($3.4 million) in back taxes from when he was Portugal coach between 2003 and 2007, the Portuguese authorities have announced.

The Criminal Investigation Department of the attorney general’s … Read Full Story

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Events in your community

Events in your community

UMass lecture to focus on Portuguese American experience

LOWELL — The Boott Cotton Mills Museum will host author George Monteiro to reflect on his upbringing and the lives of laborers in his family from Valley Falls, R.I., during the program … Read Full Story

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Events in your community

Events in your community

Author Maria Lawton to appear at Bridgewater Public Library
BRIDGEWATER — Author Maria Lawton will discuss her recently released book “Azorean Cooking, From My Table to Yours” at the Bridgewater Public Library on Oct. 6.
Longing to recreate her grandmother … Read Full Story

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Brazilian Football Standings

Brazilian Football Standings
Brazilian Football Standings

Brazil Serie A

GP W D L GF GA Pts
Corinthians 24 15 6 3 39 19 51
Atletico Mineiro 24 15 3 6 41 22 48
Gremio 24 13 6 5 34 19 45
Sao Paulo
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Guest Opinion: Repealing birthright citizenship — The unintended consequences

Guest Opinion: Repealing birthright citizenship — The unintended consequences

By Michael Fix

Every few years, the issue of birthright citizenship flares briefly but brightly, unleashing a wave of news articles, pronouncements by politicians and pundits, and bills to repeal the guarantee of citizenship bestowed on virtually every single baby … Read Full Story

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Letter to the editor: Let´s work together for a better city

Letter to the editor: Let´s work together for a better city

Living in Fall River has its advantages because we enjoy many colorful activities from different cultures and languages. Each one of us has our favorite event depending on one’s background.
This month alone, our city is celebrating the 50th anniversary … Read Full Story

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Seattle Sounders sign Brazilian midfielder Thomas

Seattle Sounders sign Brazilian midfielder Thomas

SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle Sounders have signed Brazilian midfielder Thomas Jaguaribe Bedinelli, who will be eligible to play immediately.

Seattle announced the signing of the 22-year-old on Monday; he goes simply by Thomas. The Sounders have already … Read Full Story

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Editorial: Real penalties for guilty banks

Editorial: Real penalties for guilty banks

Five of the biggest banks in the world pleaded guilty last week to criminal charges and essentially admitted they defrauded their customers. What’s significant about this settlement – beyond the $5.6 billion in fines the banks must pay – is … Read Full Story

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Brazilian Football Standings

Brazilian Football Standings
 

Brazil Campeonato Carioca

GP W D L GF GA Pts
Botafogo 12 9 2 1 25 7 29
Flamengo 12 9 2 1 26 9 29
Vasco da Gama 12 9 2 1 22 6 29
Madureira 12 8
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Events in your community

Events in your community

Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year nominations sought
CAMBRIDGE — The fourth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year awards dinner will be held Thursday, May 7, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.
Presented by the Immigrant Learning Center, these awards … Read Full Story

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