Latest Urban decay Stories

2009-07-31 00:55:29

The conventional wisdom that gangs are at the root of gun crime in Britain is overstated and gangs are not involved in most illegal shootings, researchers said. Working on separate research projects, researchers Simon Hallsworth and Dr.

2009-07-21 09:00:00

CHF International receives $1 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to connect India's slum population with jobs using cellular technologySILVER SPRING, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How do you create economic opportunities for thousands of workers who are excluded from the traditional employment market? You create a virtual marketplace.

2009-07-20 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the battle of the budget rages on at the state capitol, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is calling housing the forgotten issue of 2009.

2009-07-17 00:54:31

The U.S. economic racial divide between whites and blacks is immense and it colors the perceptions of people in the two races, a researcher found. Mark R. Rank of Washington University in St.

2009-07-06 00:12:00

WILMINGTON, Del., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beacon Redevelopment Industrial Corporation (Pink Sheets: BCND) previously announced negotiations with respect to a third party seeking to acquire control of the company.

2009-06-18 08:00:00

Thousands still lack access to quality food and grocery stores CHICAGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2006, the groundbreaking report Examining the Impact of Food Deserts on Public Health in Chicago identified more than 630,000 Chicagoans living in "food deserts," communities where fresh, quality food is hard to come by because of the lack of reputable grocery stores.

2009-06-15 17:35:25

High levels of segregation in U.S. counties were linked to decreased surgeries of minority patients, researchers say they have learned.

2009-06-03 14:12:59

Children who join gangs feel safer despite a greater risk of being assaulted or killed, according to federally funded research led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

2009-05-14 09:08:34

One of the child stars of the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire said Mumbai authorities have demolished the home he shared with his family.

2009-04-16 09:42:00

Historic Affordable Housing in D.C.'s Logan Circle Now Energy Efficient and Healthier for Families, Seniors WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Adrian Fenty will join residents, neighbors, elected officials and community developers on Friday, April 17th between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm to celebrate the grand re-opening of R Street Apartments, an enduring source of green affordable housing in the Washington, D.C.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.