Poverty

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Nuns On The Bus To Support Voting Rights In NC

A group of nuns who tour the country talking about various social justice issues is coming to Raleigh in support of voting rights.

10/04/2014

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US Census: Poverty On The Rise In South Carolina

South Carolina’s poverty rate remains the ninth highest in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

09/22/2014

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Rate Of Child Poverty Increases In SC

South Carolina still ranks better than only five states in the overall wellbeing of its children, according to the release of a national report.

07/22/2014

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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Poverty In America: What It’s Like For A Child To Grow Up Poor

(CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, around 45 percent of children grow up in low-income households. Furthermore, over 20 percent of America’s children grow up living below the poverty line. Have you ever heard […]

12/15/2013

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Poverty In America: 20 Percent Of Americans Struggle To Afford Food

(CBS Charlotte) — According to a recent Gallup poll, 20 percent of Americans have struggled to put food on the table at some point during the past year. This is the third time in nearly […]

09/19/2013

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Poverty In America: The Psychology Of Being Poor

(CBS Charlotte) — For a person living in financial comfort, the daily stresses of making ends meet is not an issue — but for a person living in poverty, they cannot escape financial worry. Living […]

CBS Charlotte–08/13/2013

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Poverty In America: Why It’s Difficult To Climb Out Of Poverty

(CBS Charlotte) — For many Americans, making ends meet has become increasingly difficult — if not nearly impossible. For people who are not experiencing poverty, it’s hard to understand from the outside looking in how […]

CBS Charlotte–07/25/2013

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Poverty In America: How Do Americans Survive On Minimum Wage?

(CBS Charlotte) — In the United States, minimum wage can pay anywhere from $4 to $9 per hour. Have you ever wondered, how can people afford to live a normal life working a minimum wage […]

CBS Charlotte–07/06/2013

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Racism In America: Racism Is A Disease That Needs To Be Cured

(CBS Radio) — Racism is a thing of the past, right? In truth, racism is an issue that continues to plague our country — despite the fact that this is 2013, and the first initial […]

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2013

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