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U.S. Poverty Rate Rises

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September 22, 2011 Poverty Rate Rises In America ANNALYN CENSKY, CNN Money Amid a still struggling economy, more people in America fell below the poverty line last year, according to new census data released Tuesday. The nation’s poverty rate rose to 15.1% in 2010, its highest level since 1993. In 2009, 14.3% of people in America […]

Men Strip To Help Houston Unemployed

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August 5, 2011   Despite Lingering Recession, Retailer Still Encouraging Men to Give the Suits off Their Backs for Charity   Men’s Wearhouse 4th Annual Suit Drive Continues Tradition of Giving HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — During the entire month of August, Men’s Wearhouse will hold its annual National Suit Drive, the country’s largest collection of […]

Funding Scarce For Training New Hires

President Barack Obama

June 24, 2011 Funding Scarce For Training New Hires John W. Schoen, msnbc.com There’s widespread consensus that millions of jobs go unfilled in the U.S. because employers can’t find skilled workers. But there’s less agreement on where the money will come from to train those jobless workers. Nobody, it seems, wants to pick up the tab. […]

The Truth About Panhandling

Panhandling Via Mobile Loaves & Fishes Why panhandling?  Is it really profitable?  Or is there something going on in our society that compels people to humiliate themselves for spare change?  These are all provocative questions that researchers have attempted to answer in a variety of ways. Although the homeless population in any city or country […]

Homeless Houston

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