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  • Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet

    Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet
    It's not a secret that there are significant pockets of poverty in Connecticut: 10 percent of the state's households live below the federal poverty line. There is also, according to a study released Sunday by the 16 United Ways in Connecticut, a large...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • County summit needed on homelessness

    County summit needed on homelessness
    It is good news that the battle between the city of Fort Lauderdale and activists fighting for the right to feed the poor on the beach is headed to a Broward County courtroom. Let the courts give this supercharged issue a needed time-out. Let a...
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Broward Mayor's Gala 2014

    PHOTO GALLERY: Broward Mayor's Gala 2014
     Hundreds of business, civic and political leaders filled the Broward County Convention Center on Saturday night for the 2014 Mayor's Gala benefiting the United Way.
  • Stand up for Broward's children

    Stand up for Broward's children
    On Nov. 4, Broward voters will be asked to make an important decision regarding the health, well being and success of the children of Broward; the reauthorization of the Children's Services Council of Broward County. The Children's Services Council...
  • Saturday's local baseball roundup: Gwinnett's big first inning dooms Tides to loss

    International League: Gwinnett scored five runs in the first inning off Chris Jones (6-8) and went on to beat the Norfolk Tides 7-1 in Lawrenceville, Ga. Braves right-hander Kanekoa Texeira (3-3) made the lead stand up, pitching seven innings and...
  • Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million

    Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million
    Amid signs of a rebounding economy, the Heart of Florida United Way has set an "optimistic" goal of raising $18.8 million from the community in the coming year, the charity announced Tuesday. "We see some bright spots in the overall financial picture,...
  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...
  • Frustration in Waukegan mounts as strike drags on

    Frustration in Waukegan mounts as strike drags on
    As the Waukegan teachers' strike entered Week 4 last week, community members appear increasingly frustrated — with striking teachers, School District 60 officials, or both — at the lack of resolution. "This has certainly had a deleterious...
  • Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign

    Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign
    For the third year, Baltimore's food trucks are rallying at Johns Hopkins sites for the weeklong kick-off of the university's United Way campaigns. It's the Food Truck Frenzy. On Tuesday, Kooper's Chowhound, GrrChe, The Jolly Pig, Kommie Pig and Darua...
  • Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website

    Connecticut Launches Ebola Information Website
    Following news that nine Connecticut residents have, as a precautionary measure, been quarantined and monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, the state of Connecticut is launching an informational website to keep state residents updated about the latest...