Tag: Poverty

Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence

DETROIT — An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum about three years after exiting...
Charity running out of money for homeless motel vouchers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Jackie Campbell, 23, her three children, boyfriend and two small dogs have been living out of their Ford Explorer for about...
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BISMARCK, N.D. — Bismarck is exploring funding options to address the area's homeless crisis after the only men's shelter in the city closed several...
The Latest: Rubio demands bigger child tax credit in bill

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Republican tax overhaul(all times local): ...
Report: 80 homeless people died on Portland streets in 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. — Eighty homeless people died on the streets in the Portland metropolitan area last year, adding to a tally of more than...
Hunger at Damascus’ door as Syrian government blocks aid

BEIRUT — At the doors of the Syrian capital, children with wrinkled faces and arms like sticks are going hungry because President Bashar Assad's...
Bonton Farms in Dallas meant to help provide fresh produce

DALLAS — Bonton farmers have big plans for a patch of dirt at the end of Bexar Street in southern Dallas, the one that...
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CLEVELAND — Authorities say the bodies of two people believed to be homeless have been found near downtown Cleveland. ...
California city approves tiny home plan to tackle homeless

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Officials in San Jose, California have approved a pilot program to build 40 so-called tiny homes for homeless people to...
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LAS VEGAS — A recent report says southern Nevada has the eighth-largest homeless population in the country. ...

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