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Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va.Bless all those who tilt at windmills -- most especially including the participants in the ReConnecting McDowell project. The nonprofit is bravely trying to restore a society that has slowly fallen into ruin. That is not easy to do when the economic...
The Sun NewsThe Myrtle Beach metropolitan statistical area had the nation's highest rental vacancy in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, a fact that didn't surprise Grand Strand real estate insiders. The Census Bureau defines a vacancy as a residence...
The Record, Hackensack, N.J.Are you financially prepared for divorce?According to the U.S. Census Bureau, four in 10 marriages don't last, leaving many people to handle the budgeting and bill-paying that their ex had taken care of. It's not a big deal if you're Kim Kardashian or...
Tags: Divorce, Personal Finance, Finance, Family, Kim Kardashian
The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind.Though they aren't acknowledged by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are basically two demographic groups of people ... -- Those who would dump their old toilet on the banks of the Wabash River or a rural roadside. --And those who wouldn't. Folks in the...
In the brutal cycles of California real estate, the Antelope Valley has been among the last to boom, the first to bust and the slowest to recover. But in the High Desert, separated from downtown Los Angeles by 65 miles and a mountain range, the...
Tags: House Building, Realty, Mountains, Homes, Real Estate
SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Steenhout knows spreadsheets, statistics and bean-counting. He has worked as a budget assistant to the governor, managed local operations for the U.S. Census Bureau and analyzed juvenile crime databases. Now, the married,...
Milwaukee Journal SentinelWhile the nation's major metropolitan areas lost jobs in the decade of 2000-'10, metro Milwaukee lost almost twice as many jobs as the national average, while Madison bucked the trend and showed a sharp gain. The findings are contained in a new report...
Technology has brought massive changes to our personal lives, but in the workplace it often seems like we're living at least a decade (or more) behind the times. While devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops have made communication and...
Sun SentinelSouth Florida women continue to lag behind male workers for pay, earning 86 cents for every dollar men earn, a new study finds, based on U.S. Census Bureau data. Still, women in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are among the national...
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
The number of businesses owned by women in the United States has increased 59% since 1997, according to an estimate from American Express. Those 8.6 million firms are generating more than $1.3 trillion in revenue and employing nearly 7.8 million people,...
Tags: American Express Company, Business
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than half of the total U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2010 was due to the increase in the Hispanic population. From 1980-2007, the percentage of people whose first language is not English grew by 140...
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