Poverty

November 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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Kevin Blomstrum, left, and Kyle Dahlberg visit a makeshift memorial for victims near the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than two dozen and injuring others. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 07, 2017 - 6:23 pm
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In this Oct. 23, 2017 photo, Carl Lentz, a pastor who ministers to thousands at his Hillsong Church in New York, appears during an interview, in New York. His followers include NBA stars Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and popstar Justin Bieber. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
October 30, 2017 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Lentz speaks openly about his friendship with Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and other star athletes. He happily tells the story of how he baptized Justin Bieber — in NBA player Tyson Chandler's bathtub. The preacher knows that A-list stars draw attention to Hillsong, the...
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FILE - In this Sunday Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and running back Adrian Peterson gesture as they leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium in London. In the Saints’ first four games this year, they went from double-digit losses the first two weeks, to wins by 20 or more the next two. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
October 05, 2017 - 4:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints right guard Larry Warford sounds hesitant to forecast what the rest of New Orleans' season might hold. "The NFL is crazy," Warford said as the Saints entered their Week 5 bye at 2-2. "You don't know what's going to happen." It's hard to blame Warford, one of New Orleans'...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2016, file photo, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) talks with the media during a press conference for the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game at Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, Ga. Goal-oriented since he was 6 and matured beyond his years by a disaster that left his family homeless as he started high school in New Jersey, Fitzpatrick has mastered Nick Saban's process. He sees the game like his coach, leads by example and has become maybe the most versatile defensive player to ever play for Saban. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP, File)
September 28, 2017 - 6:57 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — On those scorching hot late summer days when football practice is harder than usual at Alabama, a kid from New Jersey is usually the player least bothered. If Minkah Fitzpatrick has learned anything in his young life it is that complaining about a difficult situation...
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Minnesota Lynx's Jia Perkins, center, shoots as Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray defends during the first half of Game 2 in the WNBA basketball finals Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 28, 2017 - 2:21 am
Chelsea Gray was driving to lunch with a Los Angeles Sparks teammate last year when she noticed a large number of homeless children near where she was going to eat. The guard wanted to help them, so she partnered with HavASole , a group that works with at-risk youth and the homeless, and donated...
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June 24, 2017 - 3:23 pm
COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, will raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders...
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June 24, 2017 - 3:19 pm
COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) — Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. The unlikely partnership, announced on Saturday, aims to raise $21 million over the next three years to fund anti-poverty programs in Dallas. Sanders...
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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 photo, people walk along the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in view of the Campbell's Field in Camden, N.J. The stadium that was once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city is now mostly empty and in the way of millions of development fueled partly by tax breaks around it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 30, 2017 - 12:38 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden now sits mostly empty, but redevelopment projects worth hundreds of millions are rising up around it. Camden County has been trying to draw a minor league team...
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April 30, 2017 - 9:13 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A baseball stadium that hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden now sits mostly empty, but hundreds of millions in redevelopment projects are rising up around it. Camden County has been trying since the independent league...
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