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A woman walks in front of a business with the municipal flag painted on the entrance doors in Lares, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 2, 2015. Puerto Rico's economy has been struggling, and Puerto Ricans living on the U.S. mainland, who can vote, vow to be heard this election in an effort to help the ailing U.S. territory. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Puerto Ricans Vow To Have A Bigger Voice In 2016 Election

Puerto Rican leaders gathered in Orlando, Fla., in an effort to begin building the political clout of the nation's second-largest Hispanic group.

A production facility that created lead paint and other lead products once stood at Almond and Cumberland Streets, across Aramingo Avenue in Philadelphia. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Calls Continue For EPA To Clean Up Former Lead Production Site In Philly

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A woman walks in front of a business with the municipal flag painted on the entrance doors in Lares, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 2, 2015. Puerto Rico's economy has been struggling, and Puerto Ricans living on the U.S. mainland, who can vote, vow to be heard this election in an effort to help the ailing U.S. territory. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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Puerto Ricans Vow To Have A Bigger Voice In 2016 Election

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With Song And Celebration, Mosque Chips Away At Sunni-Shiite Divide

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A boy stands onshore after arriving with other refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey, on Saturday. Dimitar Dilkoff /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People On The Move Drive Anxiety, Hope — And, Always, Change

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