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Cleveland’s Hough Neighborhood Endures Amid 50 Years Of Change!
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Posted in Breaking News, Education, MXO Business Report, Our House on 27 July 2016
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posed July 27th 2016 (PHOTO: BLACK NATIONALIST MOVEMENT -HOUGH 1966)   COUNCILWOMAN FANNIE LEWIS ‘MOTHER HOUGH’ Fifty years ago, once the week-long riots had ended, Hough looked toward rebuilding and resolving the housing and employment problems facing the community. It was on this wave of reform that State Rep. Carl Stokes, [...]

Homes Owned By Black People Have Less Value Than Similar Homes Owned By Whites!
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Posted in MXO Business Report, Our House on 14 July 2016
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Marie S Posted July 14th 2016   Today, as more Blacks are reaching success in their respective fields, their income consequently increases.  But, why do studies show that Blacks even with higher annual income levels than some Whites, tend to have lower net worth? Home ownership is a fundamental basis for the financial [...]

The Future Of Cleveland: Can Three Mile Highway And Money Resurrect Dying Burbs?
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 6 July 2016
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Inverse.com By Neel V Patel Posted July 6th 2016  (PHOTO: EAST 105TH BETWEEN QUINCY AND EUCLID CONSTRUCTION)   Cleveland has been going through a rough patch. But some solutions are on the way. By the end of the 1940s, Cleveland was a boom town with a population over 914,000. As of 2013, the U.S. Census [...]

10 Essential Items In Your Home Disaster Relief Kit!
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Posted in Our House on 10 May 2016
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Tested.com Posted May 10th 2016   Rescue situations after natural disasters are typically chaotic affairs, with quickly-assembled teams doing their best under difficult circumstances. You can’t always depend on visual identification in this kind of scenario, which is why survival experts insist that any well-stocked disaster kit contain a safety whistle. Yelling for help can [...]

TJ Dow’s Not-So-Secret Meetings!
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 19 April 2016
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CoolCleveland.com By Mansfield Frasier Posted April 19th 2016   When a scoundrel councilman seeks to exert control over his ward, he does so in part by holding so-called community meetings shrouded in secrecy. TJ Dow only sends out invitations to the meetings to a select group of residents, usually only to those who agree with [...]

TJ Dow Has A Change Of Heart – Or Does He?
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Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Our House on 14 April 2016
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CooCleveland.com By Mansfield Frazier Posted April 14th 2016 In spite of the fact that Cleveland City Council voted to approve legislation that allows $100 million in construction in Upper Chester in Hough near the Cleveland Clinic, how this was accomplished raises more questions than it answers. Councilman TJ Dow, who had been blocking the project [...]

These Cities Have Up To 1 In 5 Abandoned Houses!
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Posted in MXO Business Report, Our House on 1 March 2016
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Robert Stitt Posted March 1st 2016   Ghost towns in the wild west are kind of cool. Ghost towns in the Midwest, not so much. Yet, when looking at the number of vacant homes in metropolitan areas all across the United States, none of the top cities are found west of the Mississippi [...]

Why Is A 15 Year Mortgage Better Than A 30 Year Mortgage?
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Posted in Good Dollars and Sense, Our House on 23 February 2016
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By Robert C Bess Sr Posted February 23th 2016   Many financial analyst recommend that you keep your mortgage payment to 25% or less of your monthly take home pay. Most people also prefer to get a 30-year mortgage as opposed to a 15-year mortgage. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, 86% of people [...]

Wildlife Federation Says Don’t Rake Your Leaves!
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Posted in Our House on 23 December 2015
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AOL.com Posted December 23rd 2015   With those beautiful autumn trees come falling leaves, but instead of grumbling about having to rake them up, how about you just … don’t? The National Wildlife Federation is actually encouraging raking laziness — saying the leaves can benefit your garden and wildlife. The blog post says the leaf [...]

Grammy Winner Pharrell Williams Is Giving Back To Detroit In A Big Way!
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Posted in MXO Business Report, MXO Entertainment News, Our House on 13 December 2015
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YourBlackWorld.net By Liku Zelleke Posted December 13th 2015   Grammy winner Pharrell Williams has decided to try his hand at real estate. According to reports, he will be partnering with a housing developer in Detroit to build prefabricated housing in the city. Pharrell will be working with Alexander Gorlin who is “noted for his inventive [...]