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Poverty report shows little improvement for U.S. households


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

America's poverty rate is down, but household incomes haven't increased once inflation is accounted for, according to new Census Bureau data. "If this report tells us anything, it's that we can do bet… Read More

Y Combinator to offer college-level startup class


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Startup incubator Y Combinator will offer a class at Stanford University to help teach what it takes to launch a business. Only Stanford students can enroll in the class, but the incubator intends to … Read More

Ind. contest winner gets attractive landscape design for his narrow yard


  • WNDU-TV (South Bend, Ind.)

A landscape designer in Indiana has created a blueprint for a project to spruce up the narrow yard of a WNDU contest winner. "We've designed this so that it's very low maintenance. We've got dwarf typ… Read More