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Clinton's possible VP picks: Only one is ready for prime time 22.6.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Clinton's possible VP picks: Only one is ready for prime time
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Clinton is vetting three for vice president — but is still studying a longer list 22.6.2016 Washington Post: Politics
Warren, Kaine, and Castro are being vetted. More than a dozen choices remain.
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Colorado gets $499,000 in federal grants for housing counseling 21.6.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado was given $499,691 Tuesday from The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide housing counseling in Colorado, which will assist more than 1.4 million households find housing, make better housing choices or keep their current homes.
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These are some of the top contenders 21.6.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Hillary Clinton is narrowing her choices for a running mate, intently focusing on a handful of potential candidates as her team closes in on the final weeks of vetting before she makes a decision in less than a month, several Democrats watching the process tell CNN.
10 Things to Know for Today 21.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ATTORNEY GENERAL VISITING ORLANDO IN WAKE OF DEADLY ATTACK Loretta Lynch will meet with prosecutors, first responders and families of the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 2. ELECTION YEAR NOT SWAYING REPUBLICAN […]
Hillary Clinton's VP search moves into more intense phase 21.6.2016 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee's vetting team....
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Hillary Clinton’s VP search moves into more intense phase 21.6.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee’s vetting team. Those on the shortlist include Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth […]
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Op-ed: Before Romney vs. Trump, there was Romney vs. Goldwater 19.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
When former Massachusetts Governor, Republican U.S. Presidential nominee and Utah resident Mitt Romney publicly decries the pending nomination of Donald Trump as this year’s GOP presidential candidate, he to a certain extent channels his father, the late former three-term Republican Michigan governor, federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary and once declared GOP candidate for the U.S. presidency George W. Romney, who spoke out in a similar fashion 52 years ago. A declared exponent of mor...
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The big change that could help poor people afford wealthier neighborhoods 18.6.2016 Washington Post
The big change that could help poor people afford wealthier neighborhoods
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Briefs: Bustos, UP, lead, 'Wolverine House' 17.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Bustos among top Latino real-estate agents in country Salt Lake County real-estate agent William Bustos, with Keller Williams Realty Utah — William Bustos Group, was seventh on a list of the top-selling Latino Realtors in the country. The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals said the top 250 agents in its fifth annual report came from 30 states and sold properties valued at $5 billion. “With a strong surge in Hispanic homeownership, it was an outstanding year,” said associ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Next for Clinton: A Running Mate 16.6.2016 American Prospect
AP Photo/Steve Helber Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to a question during a panel discussion on national security, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at the Virginia Air and Space Museum in Hampton, Virginia.  Political scientist Justin Vaughn recently invited 40 presidential scholars to name which running mate to Hillary Clinton would make the best vice president. Their choices, in order of preference, were HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, and Vermont Senator (and of course strong runner-up for the Democratic nomination) Bernie Sanders. It’s not a bad list. But it overlooks the all-important question of how Clinton’s pick will impact Democrats in the Senate, and overlooks a strong candidate now serving in Obama’s cabinet. At least one proposed nominee on the experts’ list, moreover, should be an utter nonstarter. If Brown were added to the ticket, Ohio’s Republican governor, John Kasich, would ...
There's money for homeless people to rent apartments - but not enough landlords who will take it 9.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Housing homeless people can be like fitting together pieces of a jigsaw puzzle — the person must be ready and willing; social workers and therapists must be available if needed to provide services; the money to pay for a rental unit must materialize. And even when all those pieces fall into place,...

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Homeless shelters struggle with loss of federal funding 8.6.2016 AP National
HONOLULU (AP) -- David Willett lived in a tent and struggled with drug addiction before coming to Gregory House, a Honolulu shelter that has provided temporary housing for people with HIV and AIDS for more than a decade....
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Homeless shelters struggle with loss of federal funding 8.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

HONOLULU (AP) — Shelter managers in Hawaii are scrambling to figure out how to keep a roof over the heads of hundreds of homeless people. Similar cuts are being made around the country as the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development shifts its money to programs that focus on permanent housing. The transitional shelters […]
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New federal civil rights data show persistent racial gaps in discipline, access to advanced coursework 7.6.2016 Washington Post
New federal civil rights data show persistent racial gaps in discipline, access to advanced coursework
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Feds to fund rents for more homeless vets in Utah 3.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
To help end veteran homelessness, the federal government is awarding $175,476 to Utah. The funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will help 30 Utah homeless veterans find a permanent place to call home. In January 2014, Utah declared that all chronically homeless vets had been provided a place to live — the second state to do so, behind Arizona. Nonetheless, the annual Point-In-Time count of homeless people in January 2016 ...
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Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation 27.5.2016 AP Politics
DENVER (AP) -- John Hickenlooper, Colorado&apos;s term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton&apos;s presidential campaign ticket....
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For many poor families, housing costs are 'out of reach' 26.5.2016 Washington Post
For many poor families, housing costs are 'out of reach'
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10 New Shows We Can’t Wait to Watch Next Season 20.5.2016 Wired Top Stories
10 New Shows We Can’t Wait to Watch Next Season
The major networks just wrapped up a week of presenting their new shows to advertisers. Here are the 10 most promising shows from this year's upfronts. The post 10 New Shows We Can't Wait to Watch Next Season appeared first on WIRED.
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Briefs: Paint-a-Thon, film aid, SkyWest, sPower 20.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Zions Bank accepting nominations for Paint-a-Thon service project Know a low-income person whose home could use a coat of paint? Zions Bank is accepting nominations of homes that its employees could paint in June as part of the company’s 25th annual Paint-a-Thon service project. “We know senior citizens cherish the opportunity to remain in their homes as long as possible,” said Zions Bank President Scott Anderson, noting that the average age of last year’s recipient was 75, with an average mo...
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