An opportunity gamed away : For a county in the Deep South that reaped millions from casino business, poverty is still its spin of the wheel (Chico Harlan, July 11, 2015, Washington Post) Her one-story house was slumping inch by inch, day by day, into the wet ground of the Mississippi Delta. Rot climbed up the wooden beams and mildew crept across the ceiling. Soft spots spread across the damp and buckling plywood floor. Holes opened up that led straight to the soil.
Linda Fay Engle-Harris, 60, had always tried to manage on her own, and so when she found […]