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Minnesota U.S. senators look for answers after deadly public housing fire 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
After a fire in a Minneapolis high-rise killed five residents, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson asking about sprinkler system installation in older properties.
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Thinking small to make big difference on homelessness 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smaller, simpler housing units offer a way to house people for less money. Two Twin Cities organizations are looking to implement more creative and much less expensive ways to provide accommodations, with dignity and community support.
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Financial snag hits Fort Snelling Upper Post affordable housing project 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
About a year ago, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources struck a deal with Plymouth-based Dominium. Now Dominium said it's worried it may not get essential financing through bonds authorized by the federal government and distributed by the state.
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States confront the casualties of the war on pot 11.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Prosecutors in L.A. and Chicago are moving to expunge marijuana convictions from the records of tens of thousands of people using new state laws.

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Chinese developer buys land for mega project in downtown Los Angeles 11.12.2019 LA Times: Business

City Century paid $121 million for the site across the street from L.A. Live with plans to build a $1-billion housing and retail complex called Olympia.

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Too many credit cards? Protect your credit scores while closing accounts 8.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Don't close your extra credit card accounts all at once. There's a slower, steadier approach that's better for your credit scores.

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Hot Property Newsletter: The Beach Boys still 'get around' in housing circles 7.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Celebrities making the real estate pages this week include the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson and boxing champ Andre Berto.

Newsletter: 'No choice but to act' 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'No Choice but to Act' Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that she is asking House committees to move to impeach President Trump, taking a major step toward making him just the third president in American history to face that sanction.

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Editorial: Trump's new homeless guru doesn't think housing is the key to ending homelessness 6.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The last thing the federal government needs is a homelessness consultant with regressive, outdated ideas about how to fix homelessness.

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Letters to the Editor: L.A.'s new limit on developer donations won't stop runaway building 6.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Developers figured out long ago how to get around concerns that they were buying L.A. City Council members. A new law won't stop them.

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California Is Letting Thousands of Prisoners Out Early. Its Housing Crisis Is Keeping Them From Starting Over. 6.12.2019 Mother Jones
After 15 long years behind bars, Terah Lawyer needed to show the parole board she had somewhere lined up to live. She landed a spot in a facility on Treasure Island and was so grateful to be out that at first she didn’t mind being forced to spend dozens of hours a week in treatment […]
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A ‘good new home’ welcomes the formerly homeless 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new St. Paul housing project was conceived, designed and built by Native Americans. It aims to help their young residents with education and employment while honoring their culture.
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California's economy will grow faster than the nation's, UCLA forecast predicts 5.12.2019 LA Times: Business

California's growth is slowing, but the Golden State is still likely to prosper more than the U.S. overall next year, UCLA's forecast predicts

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Colorado metro districts and developers create billions in debt, leaving homeowners with soaring tax bills 5.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Denver Post investigation into the workings of metro districts found a governmental system that operates without the usual oversight of voters, restrictions on conflicts of interest, or the usual checks and balances to ensure communities won't spiral into insolvency.
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#DemsSoWhite? Harris exit raises hard questions about race and power 5.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Democratic Party faces the prospect of a debate in two weeks with only white candidates on stage. Earlier, they had the most diverse presidential candidate field in history.
Intelligence Squared debate: Is capitalism a blessing? 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Capitalism is credited with spurring economic growth and fostering human ingenuity. But there are increasing concerns about income inequality and social justice.
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Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The nonprofit organization is acquiring the Augustana Health Care Center in the Elliot Park neighborhood. Catholic Charities will renovate the building to accommodate about 200 people who are chronically homeless.
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MPR News AM Update: Why don’t most apartments have sprinklers? 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus an expansion of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program and a big homeless shelter planned in Minneapolis.
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After an apartment fire kills five, a call for sprinklers 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Adding sprinklers in old buildings can be expensive. But proponents say it’s worth it.
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Probe can’t determine cause of Minneapolis high-rise fire 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials found the blaze was accidental, but they weren’t able to pinpoint the exact cause. Last Wednesday’s fire left five people dead.
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