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  EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost said East Cleveland is the “worst city in Ohio” when it comes to finances…

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  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Students in Cleveland schools aren’t doing very well, according to the National Assessment of Educational Process. The NAEP report, out…

  Charitable organizations throughout the country have gathered resources, volunteers and food to feed thousands of families in need this holiday season while offering them…

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “More month than money.  So, I guess I’ll be hitting the food banks,” said Mr. James Brewer. That’s the new reality…

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  When you think about some of the gloomiest, unhappiest and most melancholy places on earth, does Ohio come to mind? According to a list…

Detroit’s historic bankruptcy filing is “unconstitutional” and must be withdrawn, according to rulings filed Friday afternoon. Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said that Detroit’s…

Women who attempted get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, a…

A new study released Thursday found that, though more and more people are falling into poverty, the issue has barely registered in some of the…

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CLEVELAND — Nearly one in six Americans is living in poverty. A report from the Census Bureau on Wednesday says poverty levels have not changed since 2010. Radio…

Jillian Maldonado is a 29-year-old student at the Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center and an Avon sales representative who earns $300 a week. On most nights, she takes the D train from her classes in Manhattan back to her third-floor apartment in the South Bronx. It’s a tough neighborhood. A few months ago she heard gunshots […]

Affluent black Americans who are leaving industrial cities for the suburbs and the South are shifting traditional lines between rich and poor, according to new census data.

For some time, Black Americans have criticized President Obama for what many claim to be a lack of sufficient efforts to help the poor. Whether true or false, it is a criticism that the administration felt necessary to address as it recently released “Creating Pathways to Opportunity,” a report highlighting the numerous actions the president […]