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I wonder what grounding looked like in the 1920s. What items or privileges were restricted? "Young man, hand over the stick. There will be no stick ball and no fishing." And what did kids get grounded for? Were they lighting matches or dressing like...
More young adults are leaving their parents’ homes to take a chance with college or a job. Across the nation, people are on the move again after putting their lives on hold and staying put. Once-sharp declines in births are leveling off, and poverty...
Once considered the definition of the middle-class American dream, the suburbs are now home to a larger, faster-growing poor population than urban areas, according to a new analysis. During the 2000s, the number of poor living in U.S. suburbs grew by 64...
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
The Hartford CourantMetro Hartford's suburbs have among the lowest poverty rates of the largest 100 U.S. urban areas and is in the middle of the pack in growth of suburban poverty, a new report shows. But the region, which includes Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties,...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan projected a united front Thursday on Syria, keeping stark differences about how much the U.S. should intervene behind closed doors as they looked to Russia...
A vast office park in Warner Center — the white-collar business hub of the San Fernando Valley — has sold for an estimated $80 million to investors who see it as central to an evolving and increasingly dense commercial and residential...
Re "College not always cost-effective," Business, May 9 In reporting on the Brookings Institution study, "Should Everyone go to College?," The Times highlights the statistic that "a surprising 14%" of high school graduates earn more than college...
When Hartford's suburbs began to flourish in the years after World War II, it was often courtesy of businesses that had been in Hartford. That is typical of most metropolitan regions across the country. For decades, companies have been moving from city to...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
After a recession, here is the way things are supposed to work. As growth returns, employers gain some confidence and add jobs. As job openings rise, the number of people unemployed begins to fall. And, on balance, that's happening — both in...
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