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Filling the empty streets and turning pedestrian piazzas into true commons.
For Henry Paulson and his son Merritt, the taxpayers of Portland, Oregon, must look like geese with an infinite supply of golden eggs.
Mass transit fares are going up and services are being cut. Meanwhile, federal stimulus money favors new projects over maintaining existing systems.
Learn the best bathroom options and soup kitchen schedules, carry a blanket, squat and more.
Television news reports are casting new light on the violence that
flourished in New Orleans in the anarchic days after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The indictment of Alex Sanchez, a revered gangbanger-turned-peacemaker, raises doubts about the LAPD and whether it should be released from a federal court order.
Who will be the next to die because our cities spend money on sports stadiums instead of basic infrastructure?
Millions will be spent to bring the biggest event in sports to the Superdome, while the victims of Hurricane Katrina remain on the sidelines.
The foreclosure crisis is far from being resolved. Wright says that banks are still pursuing even those who have already given up their homes.
Why the home loan industry won't (and can't) fix itself.
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