austerity http://blog.wlrn.org en How People In South Florida Live On $4 A Day In Food Stamps http://blog.wlrn.org/post/how-people-south-florida-live-4-day-food-stamps <p><span style="line-height: 1.15; ">Florida is among the top 10 states with the largest share of its population relying on food stamps. Nearly 20 percent of the state requires assistance. However, with federal cuts to the program likely, many could find it even more difficult in South Florida, where the cost of food is above the national average.</span></p><p>Just over a year ago, Miranda Childe was an assistant professor in English at Miami-Dade College. But due in part to funding cuts at state colleges, she suddenly found herself out of work.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:33:35 +0000 Rachel Morello 21188 at http://blog.wlrn.org How People In South Florida Live On $4 A Day In Food Stamps Miami-Dade School District May Ease Impact Of Library Closings http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-dade-school-district-may-ease-impact-library-closings <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">Hoping to soften the blow of expected library closings due to county budget cuts, the Miami-Dade School Board may open some of the district’s facilities after hours to fill at least part of the coming void.</span></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:34:30 +0000 David Smiley 18729 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami-Dade School District May Ease Impact Of Library Closings Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea http://blog.wlrn.org/post/austerity-history-dangerous-idea <p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 18489 at http://blog.wlrn.org Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea