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January 16, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Two sisters were sentenced to eight years in federal prison for enslaving several Mexicans and forcing them to beg for money in the U.S. El Paso residents Guadalupe Lozano, 27, and Teresa Lozano, 34, were convicted of involuntary servitude as well as smuggling and extortion, officials said. The defendants had forced numerous Mexicans, including three deaf-mutes, to beg for money and sell trinkets from 1992 to 1998.
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January 16, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Two sisters were sentenced to eight years in federal prison for enslaving several Mexicans and forcing them to beg for money in the U.S. El Paso residents Guadalupe Lozano, 27, and Teresa Lozano, 34, were convicted of involuntary servitude as well as smuggling and extortion, officials said. The defendants had forced numerous Mexicans, including three deaf-mutes, to beg for money and sell trinkets from 1992 to 1998.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 2004 | Robert Hollis, Special to The Times
Black cowboys decked in traditional Old West regalia joined several hundred other marchers Saturday to commemorate Juneteenth, the day in 1865 that slaves in Texas belatedly learned that they were free. Among the marchers was James Hopkins, 38, a San Francisco truck driver and part-time bull-rider whose horse received cheers and applause as it pranced.
NATIONAL
September 24, 2012 | By Michael Muskal
South Carolina took its fight for a voter identification law to a federal panel Monday, the latest state to do battle on one of the more crucial fronts of this year's elections: who gets to cast a ballot. The federal Justice Department turned thumbs down on the South Carolina law last year, saying it violated the Voting Rights Act, designed to protect access, particularly by minorities, to the polls. Closing arguments in the case were scheduled for Monday; the trial phase was in August.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 18, 2004 | Ed Rampell, Special to The Times
Hollywood's three most-filmed battles in American history are the Alamo, Little Bighorn and Pearl Harbor. Since 1911's "The Immortal Alamo," 17 movies have featured the San Antonio mission clash, including 1955's "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier" and John Wayne's 1960 epic, according to Frank Thompson, author of "Alamo Movies" and a consultant on Touchstone Pictures' new "The Alamo." Custer's last stand was portrayed in D.W.
OPINION
October 30, 2011
The solution? Jobs Re "Putting the move in movement," Oct. 27 So people want to know how to end the Occupy movement. I have a suggestion: Go down to an encampment and offer someone there a job. Offer them good jobs, full time if they need it, at reasonable pay with reasonable benefits. If you have no jobs to offer, consider lobbying your representatives to create some jobs. Yes, I said those evil words: Government should create jobs. Otherwise, how do we staff our public schools, libraries, DMV offices and so on?
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