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A look at poverty in America, from the inside 25.11.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Open records? Curses FOIA'd again 23.11.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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Justice Department says it collected nearly $25B in penalties, debts in fiscal year 2014 19.11.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Native American kids need more protection, advisory panel tells Holder in new report 18.11.2014 Washington Post

A panel of Indian-country experts will recommend to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday that tribes be allowed to criminally prosecute non-Indians who sexually or physically abuse Native American children on tribal land, saying that juveniles on reservations are living with “dire” levels of violence and poverty.

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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.
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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 AP National
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence....
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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US 17.11.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.
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HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets 16.11.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday.
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Amid Little Earth’s poverty and pain, a protest culture aimed at Redskins’ name 13.11.2014 Washington Post

MINNEAPOLIS — The air hovered just above freezing when the first residents left their beleaguered housing project and walked a half mile north, where hundreds of activists were gathering to march in protest of the Washington Redskins’ name and mascot. Dozens of others from this community of brick-and-stucco apartments and townhouses soon followed in cars and vans, by metro and atop bicycles.

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Denver vets file discrimination complaint, say housing is dangerous 11.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
For Anthony Mitchell, the Fourth Quarter Residences were a godsend, a low-rent haven for homeless and disabled veterans at a time when he and his wife were living in their car.
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Twin Cities suburbs file housing complaint against state 11.11.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Richfield and the Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing say state agencies and the Metropolitan Council are intentionally concentrating low-income rental housing in segregated "low opportunity" neighborhoods.
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Murray, Cantwell face changes in next Congress 7.11.2014 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Now that Republicans will control the U.S. Senate, Washington's two Democratic senators will see their roles change in the nation's capital....
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With elections behind him, Obama can stop being such a Democrat 7.11.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Before we Democrats can stop weeping in our herbal teas, we must first ponder the question, "Whose fault was ...
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Federal report says number of homeless in Wisconsin is down slightly 31.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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Wisconsin homelessness down slightly, feds say 31.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report to Congress comes from a one-night count by local homeless advocacy agencies.
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New York, New Jersey ponder Sandy, 2 years later 29.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm.
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New York, New Jersey take stock of Superstorm Sandy recovery on 2nd anniversary of the storm 29.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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New York, New Jersey ponder Sandy, 2 years later 29.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm.
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Big question remains for reverse mortgages 28.10.2014 SFGate: Business & Technology
The law that created this program said the mortgage is not due until the homeowners death, the sale of the home or certain other events and that “the term 'homeowner’ includes the spouse of a homeowner.” [...] when the Department of Housing and Urban Development issued regulations implementing the law, it said the mortgage is due and payable upon the death of the last surviving borrower, the sale of the home and certain other events. Despite this rule, some lenders encouraged married borrowers to remove the younger spouse from the mortgage and the title to the home, because they could borrow more than if both spouses were on the loan. In 2011, the AARP Foundation filed a lawsuit on behalf of two non-borrowing surviving spouses who were in danger of foreclosure, arguing that the law allowed them to remain in their homes. The new rules allow a non-borrowing spouse to remain in the home after the death of the borrower, as long as the spouses certify that they are married when the loan closes. The judge ...
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Boulder County homeowners cut off by flood fight to get bridge money 26.10.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Marilyn Sims knows when she'd like to see the private bridge necessary to reach her home outside Lyons replaced.
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