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Study Links Urban Green Space to Income, Race
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Study Links Urban Green Space to Income, Race

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The World Health Organization said urban green spaces, such as parks, playgrounds and greenery in neighborhoods, can promote mental and physical health by alleviating stress and providing psychological relaxation. Access to green space, such as parks and... Read More

Against CDC Guidance, Some Cities Sweep Homeless Encampments
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Against CDC Guidance, Some Cities Sweep Homeless Encampments

WASHINGTON — Last month, in Austin, Texas, just as the pandemic was starting to wreak havoc, city officials came to clear the encampment where Britton Ellis was living with her friend and a dozen or so other homeless people. City... Read More

Deer, Bear and Everywhere: Animals Move Into the City
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Deer, Bear and Everywhere: Animals Move Into the City

SEATTLE — Mark Jordan works his way down a muddy forest slope, cutting through ferns and a small stream. The Seattle University professor and a pair of students slowly approach a trail camera they’ve set up to record wildlife. Jordan... Read More

Bill to Eliminate Neighborhood Blight in Cities Across the Country Finds Bipartisan Support
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Bill to Eliminate Neighborhood Blight in Cities Across the Country Finds Bipartisan Support
2019-05-14 23:07:35
by Sean Trambley

This week, U.S. Representative Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, and U.S. Representative David McKinley, R-W.V., introduced the Clean Up Our Neighborhoods Act of 2019, authorizing the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to states to eliminate residential and commercial... Read More

Political Reformer Anthony Brindisi Focuses on Education, Healthcare in Bid to Unseat Incumbent Claudia Tenney
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Political Reformer Anthony Brindisi Focuses on Education, Healthcare in Bid to Unseat Incumbent Claudia Tenney
2018-10-19 17:38:38
by TWN Staff

Unlike many first time Democratic candidates running for federal office this year, Anthony Brindisi is no stranger to working across the aisle to get things done. While many of his peers have yet to hold office at any level... Read More

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