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Alicia Rios

LULAC awards scholarships to 13 Outstanding Hispanic Students

LULAC awards scholarships to 13 Outstanding Hispanic Students

CHESTERTON | On August 14, Duneland LULAC Council #5016 awarded 13 outstanding Hispanic students with LULAC National Scholarships during a banquet held at Sand Creek Country Club.

August 16, 2011 5:26 pm
Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios grew up in the Harbor, surrounded by Mexicans and native Texans who shared her Hispanic heritage.

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Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios, center foreground, and her husband, Oscar Rios, to her left, both Mexican-American, have lived in Crown Point for 12 years. Before that they lived in Merrillville for 20 years, moving there from East Chicago in 1979. They pose for a portrait with their family and neighbors in Cr…

April 01, 2011 10:10 pm
Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios poses with her husband, Oscar Rios, at their Crown Point home.

March 23, 2011 5:15 pm
Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios, right, works at her Lake Station business with her assistant Debbie Gonzalez on Wednesday. Rios is an East Chicago native who was born in Mexico and became a U.S. citizen in 1968. She left East Chicago for Merrillville for a better school system for her children, later moving to…

March 16, 2011 7:20 pm
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