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In Dallas, Good Friday march seeks "moral budget"

DALLAS -- The Dallas Area Progressive Christian Alliance took the teachings of the Bible, and the need for relief from poverty and suffering, to the streets of Dallas here on Good Friday, April 22.

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Class of 2011 faces worst jobs crisis ever recorded

Students graduating this year face the worst labor market ever encountered by a graduating class.

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Border communities are ground zero for hunger

For the people who live in boder towns, some with roots going back for generations, these tiny communities are home to growing hunger and poverty.

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Mayors warn cuts to block grants will cost jobs

Mayors around the country are reacting with alarm to the cuts proposed for the Community Development Block Grant program.

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Heartbreak at Bank of America

Bank of America got a Valentine's Day surprise with a picket line protesting the bank's receiving "unrequited love" in the form of tax breaks from the community.

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Republicans set to kill mortgage assistance programs

Republican members of Congress have set their sight on gutting assistance to troubled homeowners at risk of foreclosure.

 

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A New Generation of Dreamers: Freedom Rides yesterday and today

A month-long celebration linking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides that desegregated interstate transportation in the South with today's movements to address racism, violence and unemployment was kicked off here.

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Latino leaders: "Hands off Social Security!"

Organization representing more than 50 million Latinos are joining forces to defend Social Security.

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New report highlights port truck drivers' plight

They are the 110,000 truck drivers who move millions of cargo containers at the nation's ports every year.

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Despite Christmas hiring, unemployment rate jumps

Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, the GOP pushes for tax breaks for billionaires as America's economy crumbles.

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