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  • The best social program is a good-paying job

    People who oppose raising the minimum wage are not well-informed. These people need to knowthe following information. Many of the people who do the jobs at fast-food places aresingle mothers supporting their children, and many are also receiving...
  • In suburbia, a growing education in poverty

    In suburbia, a growing education in poverty
    From its distinguished alumni — CEOs, well-known authors, professional actors — to its enviable test scores and championship sports teams, the Parkland School District glows with an aura of affluence and privilege. But amid its McMansions,...
  • Optimistic on economy, California lawmakers OK $156.4-billion budget

    Optimistic on economy, California lawmakers OK $156.4-billion budget
    Flush with optimism from California's resurgent economy, lawmakers approved a $156.4-billion state budget that expands preschool for children from poor families, increases welfare payments and provides critical funding for building the nation's first...
  • Kashkari talks educational inequality at South L.A. church

    Shifting into general-election mode, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Sunday visited an African American church in South Los Angeles, where he emphasized educational inequality as he sought to sway a traditionally Democratic audience....
  • Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike

    Chicago fast-food workers join today's national strike
    Undeterred by wind and rain, dozens of fast food workers and community activists gathered early Thursday morning outside the so-called Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's in downtown Chicago calling for wages of $15 per hour and better working conditions. Music by...
  • Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?

    Can food stamps help improve diets, fight obesity and save money?
    Prohibiting the use of federal food stamps to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages and subsidizing the purchase of fruits and vegetables with the coupons would improve nutrition, foster weight loss and drive down rates of Type 2 diabetes among the program's...
  • Las Vegas shooting: Killers leave swastika, espoused militia views

    Las Vegas shooting: Killers leave swastika, espoused militia views
    Two Las Vegas police officers, both fathers, sat down to lunch at a pizza restaurant on Sunday morning when Jerad Miller walked in, looked around and went back outside where his wife, Amanda, joined him and entered the eatery. They walked past the two...
  • Vegas shooters ID'd, planned to put swastika 'on every cop we kill'

    Officials on Monday identified Jerad and Amanda Miller, a young married couple from Indiana who acquaintances said grew increasingly disillusioned with police and government officials, as the shooters in the rampage that left two police officers and a...
  • Farmers markets reaching more consumers who get nutritional benefits

    Farmers markets reaching more consumers who get nutritional benefits
    Mercy Mena arrived at Heart of the City Farmers Market in the shadow of San Francisco's City Hall on a crowded Wednesday. Before she meandered the stalls for fresh herbs, broccoli and nuts, she stopped at the main tent. After a swipe of her electronic...
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