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Study Ranks St. Mary Among ‘distressed’ Areas

/   Bill Decker, St. Mary Now

For more than three years, St. Mary has blamed an economic downturn on a prolonged slump in oil prices dating to autumn 2014. … By Bill Decker, St. Mary Now Read the full article here.

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The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal.

/   Gwynn Guilford, Quartz

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. … By Gwynn Guilford, Quartz Read the full article here.

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Nation needs safety nets for the ‘unwanted’.

/   Jack Stevenson, The Fayette Tribune

The wealthiest nation in the world, ours, has about 600,000 people who are homeless and living — or existing — on the streets. … By Jack Stevenson, The Fayette Tribune Read the full article here.

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The US says it’s ending El Salvador’s TPS status. Let’s play a game of good slant / bad slant.

/   Analea Holland and Ivy Nevares, The Knife Media

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday it will terminate El Salvador’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on Sept. 9, 2019. … By Analea Holland and Ivy Nevares, The Knife Media Read the full article here.

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North Texas Suburbs Are Among The Most Prosperous In The Country, Index Shows

/   Molly Evans, KERA News

While economic conditions vary across North Texas, its suburbs are considered some of the most prosperous in the country. … By: Molly Evans, KERA News Read the full article here.

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