Maggie Purvis

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Ferguson Feeds Off the Poor: Three Warrants a Year Per Household

In the chamber where Officer Wilson received a commendation six months before killing Michael Brown, a minor court generates major money from the …

Wal-Mart Just Revealed How Poor Its Customers Are

The Bentonville, Ark., company's report for its fiscal year ended Jan. 31 includes the cautionary statement that's required under securities regulations from all publicly listed companies. The purpose is to inform the public of factors that could harm future profitability. Such statements are …

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Bordeaux, Meritage, Super Tuscan & Claret: Do You Know the Difference?

As a sommelier in a steakhouse, I hear much commentary about red blends, but it seems as though there is a lot of confusion surrounding this style of …

From Banana Muffins to Banana Pancakes: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Up Old Bananas

<b>1. Chai Spiced Banana Bread</b><p>This sophisticated banana bread is subtly infused with warm chai spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Banana Pudding Parfaits</b><p>Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, vanilla pudding …

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What I learned from a week on food stamps: Paul Ryan couldn’t be any more wrong

<b>Paul Ryan (Reuters/Jose Luis Magaua)</b><p>Republicans have their sights set on food-stamp cuts that would devastate lower-income Americans<p>Sarah Gray<p>January 19, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece has been corrected since it was first published.<p>“Can I help you with something?” said a pleasant English-accented …

It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Minimum-wage jobs are physically demanding, have unpredictable schedules, and pay so meagerly that workers can't save up enough to move on.<p>Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a move that was unprecedented at the time and remains unmatched by succeeding administrations. He announced a …

On the Road: Photographer proves strangers are friends you haven't met yet