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  • Welfare state grows as self-sufficiency declines

    For the past 50 years, the government's annual poverty rate has hardly changed at all. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15 percent of Americans still live in poverty, roughly the same rate as the mid-1960s when the War on Poverty was just starting....
  • An alternative response to child welfare and safety issues [Letter]

    Maryland families who are involved in low risk child maltreatment cases — such as leaving a child unattended — now have an option called Alternative Response that allows them to receive a social service response that is appropriately...
  • KidsPeace emerges from bankruptcy

    KidsPeace, the Orefield-based organization that's been treating troubled children for more than a century, emerged from bankruptcy Friday after shedding more than $80 million in pension obligations and millions of dollars in yearly debt. Fourteen months...
  • Kwame Kilpatrick, former fraternity brother ordered to pay $700,000 in SEC case

    DETROIT Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's crooked past just cost him more money. A federal judge has ordered the imprisoned Kilpatrick and his onetime fraternity brother to pay the federal government nearly $700,000 for accepting lavish gifts...
  • Cap and dividend [Editorial]

    Cap and dividend  [Editorial]
    How would you like to receive a quarterly check from the federal government? Most taxpayers would surely be happy with such an arrangement. But here's the really good part: What if by accepting that check you were also helping your country reduce a form...
  • New Target CEO signs for up to $36.6 million

    Target Corp.'s new chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell, is getting a compensation package worth up to $36.6 million to join the Minneapolis-based retailer. The package is anchored by a stock grant of about $20 million to cover incentives Cornell is leaving...
  • Deerfield police warn of ComEd phone scam

    Deerfield police warn of ComEd phone scam
    Deerfield police are warning business owners about a recent phone scam that preys on business owners during the busiest times of day and claims to collect money on behalf of ComEd. Within the past month, four Deerfield business owners – most of...
  • District 113 superintendent to step down early

    District 113 superintendent to step down early
    The embattled superintendent of Highland Park and Deerfield high schools will retire early under a new deal that boosts his pension even as the district is trying to tighten its budget. After months of controversy and calls for his resignation,...
  • Henry Kissinger's 'World Order' is a timely warning

    Henry Kissinger's 'World Order' is a timely warning
    The wall-builders are winning. In an age in which advances in technology, communications and transportation have dramatically shrunk the distance between cultures and countries, in a nation that became a global superpower by assuming a leadership role...
  • Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on L.A. visit

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto kicked off a two-day tour of California with a speech to Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles on Monday in which he pledged to make life better for his countrymen living on both sides of the border. Pledging reduced...
  • In 5 days, 1,223 people seek Section 8 vouchers in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers. The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...