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November 15, 2017
A typical scene of fields and cows just outside the town of Eldon, Missouri, population roughly 5,000; Today, 44 percent of the town's residents live below the poverty line and more than 60 percent of students qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches.  Photo for The Washington Post by Trevor Frost
Despite devastating injuries, football in the heartland is a way to make it through life
November 15, 2017 - 12:24pm
October 28, 2017
Native kids most likely to face poverty in South Dakota
October 28, 2017 - 4:16pm
September 14, 2017
The plains of North Dakota are seen from an aircraft about 45 miles from the North Dakota and Canada border. (Bridget Bennett/The New York Times)
Think rural areas are falling behind? Think again.
September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
July 10, 2017
Nell, 23, left, and Selena Cruz, 23, pose for a selfie outside Casa De Ruby, a Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy Selena Cruz and Nell)
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 17, 2017
South Dakota churches come together to fight poverty
April 17, 2017 - 12:47pm
March 23, 2017
People participate in a poverty simulation program Thursday night at the McCook Central school in Salem. (Submitted photo)
Salem simulation event hopes to shed light on poverty in SD
March 23, 2017 - 11:20pm
January 29, 2017
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
March 18, 2016
OPINION: The poverty problem
March 18, 2016 - 10:29am
March 14, 2016
White poverty and me
March 14, 2016 - 1:08pm
February 29, 2016
Interactive series to raises awareness of poverty plight
February 29, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 3, 2015
How wealthy is everyone who isn't really rich?
August 3, 2015 - 11:19am
May 11, 2015
Haiti fixes adoption system, but some fear too few adopted
May 11, 2015 - 8:26am
April 29, 2015
Obama administration names 2nd group of 'Promise Zones'
April 29, 2015 - 3:54pm
April 28, 2015
Feds designate Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as Promise Zone
April 28, 2015 - 2:31pm
April 2, 2015
(Metro Creative photo)
The poor are treated like criminals everywhere, even at the grocery store
April 2, 2015 - 1:23pm