October 27 , 2006
Editor: Sean Flynt
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  Juan Hernandez

‘Be There’ To Understand Immigration, Says Hernandez
"...'Conservative talk shows would have us believe that all Americans are against immigrants, but polls indicate otherwise'..."

  'Affrilachian' Author Finney To Speak Nov. 6

‘Affrilachian’ Author Finney To Speak Nov. 6
"... Finney's books include On Wings Made of Gauze, Rice (winner of the PEN American Open Book Award in 1999,) Heartwood and, most recently, The World Is Round..."

  Homecoming Memories

Homecoming Memories
"... enjoy a photo album of homecoming memories and make plans to join the fun in 2007..."

  New IRA Law Allows More Tax-Free Charitable Giving New IRA Law Allows More Tax-Free Charitable Giving
"... People must begin taking disbursements from their IRAs when they reach age 70 l/2.  That income is normally taxable but the new law provides a great new option--the IRA charitable rollover..."