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Monday Sep 28 | via The Columbian
The primary factor in the growing national problem of homelessness can be found in the root of the word - "home." While many people who find themselves living on the streets have mental health issues that contribute to their situation, the majority are homeless because of economic conditions. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via The Columbian
Give More 24!, Clark County's unofficial giving holiday, kicked off at midnight today. By 10 a.m., there had already been 972 online gifts totaling more than $135,000. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via The Columbian
While the U.S. economy has seen some job growth and other positive signs this year, the Federal Reserve voted today to keep interest rates static. There had been a lot of recent debate among economic experts on whether the Fed might "put on the brakes" to keep the economy from overheating. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via The Columbian
Nearly half of all renters in Clark County paid $1,000 monthly on rent last year, and almost half of renters are cost-burdened by housing. As the population approaches 450,000 people, many renters are feeling the squeeze of a tight market where vacancies are down and rental costs are up, according to American Community Survey data released Wednesday. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via FindLaw
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, Appellant, v. The FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, as the receiver for the Cowlitz Bank, a Washington State banking corporation, Respondent, Macdonald Living Trust; Granite Highlands, LLC, a Washington limited liability company; Estate of Arch Macdonald; Estate of Pauline Macdonald; Soper Hill Properties, Inc., a Washington corporation; and Douglas B. Macdonald, in his capacity as Trustee for the Macdonald Living Trust, Personal Representative of the Estate of Arch Macdonald, and Personal Representative of the Estate of Pauline Macdonald, Defendants. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via ARLnow.com
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Will Wiard, Arlington-based real estate broker , voted one of Washington's Best Realtors of 2015 by Washingtonian. Please submit your questions via email . Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Tri-cityherald.com
In this June 17, 2015 file photo, a television screen at the trading post of specialist John Parisi, left, shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Nine years after they last raised their benchmark interest rate and after months of feverish speculation, Federal Reserve policymakers this week may finally raise that rate from a record low near zero. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via Seattle Times
GROWING up, my family struggled financially, but I was able to get a great college education with the help of student loans and financial aid. Together we must ensure today's students have the same opportunity. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 9 | via Reuters
Shares in United Continental Holdings Inc down slightly after the company said its Chief Executive Jeff Smisek had stepped down due to a federal probe of the airline, along with two other senior executives. , moved, 409 words) SAN JUAN/NEW YORK - Puerto Rico officials are proposing the island cut teacher pensions, impose a financial control board and restructure $18 billion of its debt due in the coming five years, as part of a long-anticipated plan unveiled on Wednesday to pull the island out of a wrenching fiscal crisis. Comment?
Sunday Sep 6 | via Cybercast News Service
A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business. The new charges cover actions Kelley allegedly took from 2011 to this year, while he was in office, and say that Kelley laundered money by withdrawing $245,000 annually from a pool of ill-gotten gains. Comment?
9 min ago | via Independent.ie
StepChange's move into this state is funded by a 6m in grants from AIB, Bank of Ireland, KBC, Permanent TSB, and Ulster Bank It is more than a little troubling that banks are funding a British debt-management charity to offer advice to people who are deep in debt. StepChange is to start offering telephone and online services here in November. Comment?
10 min ago | via Independent.ie
The housing market outside Dublin couldn't be more uneven - rising in Cork, Limerick, Galway but falling in Sligo, Longford and Roscommon The focus of house price growth is finally moving away from Dublin and towards the rest of the country. Yet the housing market picture outside Dublin couldn't be more mixed and uneven. Comment?
12 min ago | via KRQE Albuquerque
Buoyed by strong consumer spending and steady home sales, U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in September, according to a private survey. Payroll processor ADP said Thursday that employers added 200,000 jobs this month, up from 180,000 in the previous month. Comment?
19 min ago | via Korea Herald
Home-backed loans by South Korean banks grew at the fastest pace in five years last month, industry data showed Sunday, due to increased home transactions and a rise in apartment prices. Outstanding mortgage loans by the country's six major commercial banks, including Kookmin and KEB Hana, reached 331.9 trillion won as of end-September, up 3.9 trillion won from the previous month, according to the data. Comment?
38 min ago | via Post and Courier
In the weeks after a suspected white racist gunned down nine worshippers in Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, applause for the Rev. Norvel Goff Sr. swelled as talk of forgiveness inspired mourners nationwide. Comment?
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