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Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard

Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard

Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard SAN ANTONIO, Texas — When the lights went out Monday night in the Alazán-Apache housing project in San Antonio — which stands in one of the city’s poorest ZIP codes — the traffic signals in the neighborhood flickered off and storekeepers pulled down their shutters. For …

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Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines

Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines

Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines “It looked like maybe Ward 3 was being punished for being more computer savvy,” said Mary Cheh, a city council member representing the ward, where houses in neighborhoods near American University or the Potomac River routinely sell for …

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‘Losing our grip’: In some neighborhoods, the devastation of the pandemic goes far beyond the disease itself.

‘Losing our grip’: In some neighborhoods, the devastation of the pandemic goes far beyond the disease itself.

‘Losing our grip’: In some neighborhoods, the devastation of the pandemic goes far beyond the disease itself. ‘Losing our grip’: In some neighborhoods, the devastation of the pandemic goes far beyond the disease itself. Plenty of numbers can quantify the way the pandemic and the resulting recession have battered the United States: At least 7.8 million people have fallen into …

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Living in Noisy Neighborhoods May Raise Your Dementia Risk

Living in Noisy Neighborhoods May Raise Your Dementia Risk

Living in Noisy Neighborhoods May Raise Your Dementia Risk Living in Noisy Neighborhoods May Raise Your Dementia Risk Long-term exposure to noise may be linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Researchers did periodic interviews with 5,227 people 65 and older participating in a study on aging. They assessed them with standard tests of …

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U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods

U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods

U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods This week’s one-two punch of Hurricane Laura and Tropical Storm Marco may be extraordinary, but the storms are just two of nine to strike Texas and Louisiana since 2017 alone, helping to drive a major federal change in how the …

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Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage

Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They're United in Rage

Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage “Tell the world that we need aid, not money, but nuclear bombs to drop on these politicians!” she screamed. She insulted them one by one, until her granddaughter, Melissa Fakhri, 20, mentioned a Christian warlord-turned-party leader her grandmother …

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