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2012-09-06 10:14:45

The rhetoric is relentless: America is a place of unparalleled opportunity, where hard work and determination can propel a child out of humble beginnings into the White House, or at least a mansion on a hill.

2012-07-21 23:02:43

Upward Mobility's VTNE Exam Prep app has received extraordinary ratings on the Google Play Android store, supporting veterinary technician students in acing their Veterinary Technician National

2009-07-27 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The neighborhood poverty experienced by middle-income black children contributes greatly to their increased risk of downward mobility, according to a new report released today by Pew's Economic Mobility Project. Neighborhoods and the Black-White Mobility Gap, authored by New York University sociologist Patrick Sharkey, points to a great disparity between the neighborhood poverty rates experienced by middle-income black children and white...

2009-07-08 06:00:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A downshifted economy and volatility within the private sector have many job seekers shifting their focus to government jobs.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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