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Hispanic media in Silver State backing Obama

Several Spanish-language media outlets in Nevada are endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

El Tiempo, a weekly newspaper published by Stephens Media, which also owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and El Mundo, the state’s oldest Spanish-language newspaper, announced the endorsements Thursday.

Other Nevada outlets endorsing Obama include La Prensa Latina, MDia Tu Revista and La Voz Hispana.

Obama has dominated Republican rival John McCain in national polling of Hispanics.

Hispanics make up nearly 25 percent of the state’s population.

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