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More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of people living in poverty in U.S. suburbs surpassed the number of poor in cities over the past decade, driven by strong growth in overall suburban populations, according to an analysis released on Monday. The change is...
Tags: Social Issues, Poverty
A vast office park in Warner Center — the white-collar business hub of the San Fernando Valley — has sold for an estimated $80 million to investors who see it as central to an evolving and increasingly dense commercial and residential...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
WASHINGTON — When Bolivian President Evo Morales expelled the U.S. Agency for International Development from his impoverished country last week, he complained that Washington "still has a mentality of domination and submission" in the region. It...
Tags: Barack Obama, Russia, Evo Morales, Punishment, Hosni Mubarak
ReutersBy Steven C. Johnson and Margaret Chadbourn NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - When David Pendery, a corporate public relations specialist, decided to move his family from Colorado to Illinois this year for work, his biggest worry was whether he...
Re "College not always cost-effective," Business, May 9 In reporting on the Brookings Institution study, "Should Everyone go to College?," The Times highlights the statistic that "a surprising 14%" of high school graduates earn more than college...
When Hartford's suburbs began to flourish in the years after World War II, it was often courtesy of businesses that had been in Hartford. That is typical of most metropolitan regions across the country. For decades, companies have been moving from city to...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - Russia has agreed to extend the terms of its loan to Cyprus as part of its participation in the bailout of the indebted Mediterranean country, Cyprus's foreign minister said on Thursday. "And you remember, Berlin was...
After a recession, here is the way things are supposed to work. As growth returns, employers gain some confidence and add jobs. As job openings rise, the number of people unemployed begins to fall. And, on balance, that's happening — both in...
As New Yorkers and Jerseyites in search of more house and a bigger yard migrated to the Lehigh Valley's exploding suburbs, the region's struggling cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton experienced nearly four decades of population flat-lining. But...
May 20, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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