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How hungry is your neighborhood?

Last week, I shared information about the health effects food insecurity has on children. Now that we have an idea of why we need to work to fix the issue, I thought we could look at just how prevalent poverty and hunger are in our state. 89 more words

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By Steven M. Collins

In the book of Numbers, we find that the Israelites under Moses undertook a first and second census of the tribes of Israel while they were in the Wilderness.  280 more words


Are People Really Going To Move From Clay County, KY To Wash Dishes In D.C.?

Or Boston? Or Austin, TX? From Pew (boldface mine):

Most of the United States’ 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants live in just 20 major metropolitan areas…

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Day 53 - February 22

Today’s Readings:

Numbers 1-2
Mark 3:20-35
Psalm 53

In the second year after the Israelites’ departure from the land of Egypt, on the first day of the second month, the Lord said to Moses at the tent of meeting in the wilderness of Sinai: 2 [a]Take a census… 427 more words

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More Joneses from Shropshire Parish Records

After that quick look at surrounding parishes (Shropshire Parishes), I made an effort to follow-up on the Jones research posted about last week ( 942 more words

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How many homeless?

This week’s Point-in-Time Count hopes to answer whether the region’s homeless population is increasing or decreasing.

Is the number of homeless people in Multnomah County dwindling or on the rise? 15 more words

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Irish Bridget and Margaret Tiernan

Disclaimer: Occasionally I have a bad habit of mistaking what I think I know for what I’ve actually researched. Reading Irish Bridget, the book my friend J. 796 more words