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New Haven man jailed for ID theft, fraud

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man who stole another man’s identity and used it to collect nearly $22,000 in unemployment benefits was sentenced to five months in prison on Thursday. 138 more words


Navigating, Narrating and Negotiating Spaces for the Average Black Life!

What can I say… I’m average and not very proud of it.  Don’t get me wrong.  I used to be, proud, that is, as hell.  Then something, someone; not even sure how it happened, woke me up.   792 more words


Watching Community Helping Woman Living in Car

My thoughts: It’s easy to judge looking at other people’s lives from the outside in….so I refuse to ever do that. It’s hard out here and just because there are plenty of jobs doesn’t mean that those jobs are opening up for her. 51 more words


Ashlee Cee to Ashley Clayton: My social media Journey

I remember when Myspace first came on the scene. I was obsessed with it. I ran a Myspace layout site, attempted to be a site model, and had several role play accounts (yes I was an anime role player). 657 more words


Ups and Downs

Since November, I’ve been in a good place, and that place is good because it’s a place where I have my foot in the door. “Foot in the door”: The post-grad term for starting to start one’s career… Say start again. 385 more words

Lady Lessons

Choose Your Own Adventure: When The Goals of Your Twenties Don't Fit You In Your Thirties

I was 23 when I received my big fat manila college acceptance package for the social service worker program at St. Lawrence and I remember thinking two things:  1,874 more words

Relationships & Reality

Declines continue in local unemployment rates

Local unemployment rates continue to show improvement. La Salle County’s June unemployment rate was 8.7%, 2.5 points lower than last June.

La Salle County wasn’t alone. 47 more words