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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Montgomery County has seen a huge increase in chronic homelessness lately: http://wapo.st/xU7ENt Yesterday was International Women’s Day. How did you celebrate? The Washington Post offered a few suggestions: http://wapo.st/xuFuRh “The District h…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Faced with budget cuts, Topeka, Kansas has decriminalized domestic violence and will no longer prosecute abusers. http://bit.ly/qjH95Y. But as one writer points out, the costs of this measure could be greater than lawmakers realize: http://wapo.st/o…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
A look at how jobs statistics may differ when it comes to women and minorities – http://n.pr/eBy1C6. Funding cuts for domestic abuse prevention workshops put programs like this one across the country in jeopardy: http://bit.ly/i06pJN Unemployment…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
This chart from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women only earn a median of 81.8% of what their male counterparts make – and the numbers vary by race and occupation. See the break-down here: http://bit.ly/efFxyT HUD reports 20% jump in …
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What to Do About: The Winter Blues
The holidays are officially over. For many of us, the post-holiday blues have set in. Visiting family and friends have returned home, bare Christmas trees lay on the sidewalk waiting to be trashed, New Years celebrations are over, and it’s time to…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
A new report says a rising number of older women are losing their homes due to poverty and experiencing homelessness. http://bit.ly/aHkTd6 In Seattle hundreds more could be sleeping on the streets if an NPO closes 11 of its 15 shelters for lack of f…
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