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Seattle Swings Between Hounding The Homeless And Leaving Them Alone

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:30am

As West Coast cities have seen a boom in homelessness, some have declared emergencies. But debates have broken out over how much tolerance should be shown to illegal camps in public spaces.

When Mrs. Eisele Took Manhattan: Big City Failed To Awe Minnesota Journalist

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:09pm

In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.

The Day Shimon Peres Returned To His Boyhood Village

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:09pm

Like many founding fathers of Israel, he was born in Eastern Europe. After the Soviet Union collapsed, he returned in 1992 searching for his old family home.

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