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  • Hartford's North End Designated Federal 'Promise Zone'

    Hartford's North End Designated Federal 'Promise Zone'
    HARTFORD — A 3-mile swath of north Hartford has been named a federal Promise Zone, a designation that local leaders hope will spark an infusion of manpower and money to one of the capital city's neediest areas.
  • Obama administration names 2nd group of 'Promise Zones'

    The Obama administration on Tuesday announced its second round of "Promise Zones," singling out eight economically struggling communities for special government attention as they work together to reduce poverty and crime, increase economic and educational...

    How liberals block affordable housing

    How liberals block affordable housing
    Julian Castro is a smiling bundle of energy whose past includes being mayor of San Antonio and whose future may include a spot on a national Democratic ticket — say, as a nicely balanced running mate for a presidential nominee who is a white...

    University of Chicago expanding labs to tackle urban issues

    University of Chicago expanding labs to tackle urban issues
    The University of Chicago will expand its vaunted labs model to include new "urban" labs designed to use academic research to tackle problems in Chicago and other cities. Building on the success of the school's crime and education labs, U. of C. is...

    L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016

    L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016
    Traipsing through skid row, trailing media cameras and advance staff, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro stopped to talk to a homeless woman with a white blanket draped over her head. "What a privilege and honor," said Jennifer...