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May 10, 2009


Watch Our Space: Roving Reporter Dominique Soguel continues her series on the Equadorian sex trade.


Cover Story: For This Working Mom It's a Real Balancing Act
By Pamela Rogow

Shana Miller Kennedy has figured out how to balance work and family, quite literally. But the founder of one of the country's few circus-arts schools cautions against multitasking. A good juggler must have total focus. Babysitters also help a lot. Read the full article at:


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Cheers and Jeers: News from all over that makes us laugh or work just a bit harder. This week: Same-Sex Marriage Laws Spreading; Recession Impacts Health.



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Pregnant? Your Job Is To Take Care of Yourself By Kimberly Seals Allers

In an excerpt from one of her "Mocha Manual" books, Kimberly Seals Allers, editorial director of the Black Maternal Health Series, gives pregnant black women some key, common-sense advice: Take time to take care of yourself. Read the full article at:



Pound a Tambourine, the Future Is Coming By Rita Henley Jensen

As Women's eNews honors our annual roster of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century tonight, Rita Henley Jensen calls this a potentially breakthrough moment. Amid economic adversity it's time to invest in the future of women and news through WeNews. Read the full article at:

Brothels in Ecuador Skirt Law Banning Minors By Dominique Soguel
Brothels in the petroleum port province of Esmeraldas provide an employment magnet for underage women. A significant number are lured into the work by a man they consider a romantic partner. Third of six on Ecuador's sex industry. Read the full article at:

Maternity Center Showcases Full-Service Approach By Molly M. Ginty
Unlike compartmentalized programs, the Developing Families Center in Washington D.C. brings social and medical services under one roof--and offers better outcomes for the predominantly African American community it serves. Read the full article at:

Nixon Gafe Sparks Era of Judicial Avenue By Sally Kenney
1971: 'Best Man for Job' Turns Into Legal Gaffe. Read the full article at:

Commentoon by Ann Telnaes


Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes is once again brilliantly sharp. See this week's Commentoon at:


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