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Chop It Up: How to go flexitarian and save money

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Written By: Jacob Threadgill (NATIONAL) It’s hard to describe if you weren’t around in the 1990s, but I remember getting excited for advertising campaigns in a way that doesn’t feel...

Homelessness is affecting more older adults as rents eclipse fixed incomes

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) Older people are the fastest-growing group experiencing homelessness, with some forecasts expecting this population to triple from 2017 levels by...

Three states have new camping ban laws this year

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) This year, state lawmakers in at least three states—Oklahoma, Florida and Kentucky—have passed laws banning public camping. Read this story on...

Chop It Up: How to bring big flavor on a light budget

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Written By: Jacob Threadgill (NATIONAL) Coming of age during the late-1990s breakout of Food Network stars like Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay and Rachael Ray was a transformational time. My...

Homeless shelters don’t have enough beds in many communities

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Written By: Mollie Bryant There just isn’t enough room. April Doshier, executive director of Food and Shelter in Norman, Oklahoma, said the nonprofit’s 52-bed shelter, A Friend’s House,...

Lack of shelter beds emerges as key issue in Supreme Court camping ban case

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) More communities and states are passing laws that criminalize homelessness, like bans on camping on government property. But what if there’s nowhere...

Housing News Renters insurance doesn’t cover floods, surprising some tenants during climate disasters

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) In January, heavy rainfall caused flooding at the Venue on Guadalupe, an apartment complex a half mile from the University of Texas in Austin. Read...

Climate change threatens 41% of rental homes, report says

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) Like many communities, Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky is racially segregated, despite growing more diverse during the past 30 years. In...

Why some employers are building their own workforce housing

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) Many American workers can’t find housing they can afford near their jobs, tying them to lengthy, expensive commutes. Read this story on Streetlight...

Camping ban case to be heard next month in Supreme Court

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Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) Next month, the US Supreme Court will hear a case that could change how some communities police homeless camps. Read this article on Streetlight...