MLB Enthusiasts Make Another Pitch
Could new plan for a Rose Quarter stadium entice A's or another club? There’s a buzz throughout major-league baseball about Montreal regaining the franchise it lost when the Expos moved to Washington in 2005. Tampa — where the Rays have an unsettled stadium situation — seems the logical choice to … Read News
Memphis Poverty Belies King's Dream For City
Last fall, her home health care employer paid her $4,000 less than she was owed, she said. Embarrassed by her appearance but with no money to spend on food, Omogun borrowed a wig from her son's girlfriend. Yet income inequality — defined as the gap between what the poorest make and the wealthiest bring home — is as high today as it was in 1928, just before the start of the Great Depression … Read News
Greece Returns To Favor With Investors While Cleaners Protest
The fault line in Greece's unprecedented return to favor with investors runs the length of 5-7 Nikis Street in Athens. "They picked on us because they thought we wouldn't speak up," said Dimitra Manoli, 52, a mother of two who made 500 euros ($687) a month cleaning the tax office in the port of Volos, 320 kilometers from Athens. "The burden sharing has been extremely uneven," said Jens Bastian … Read News
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