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Phoenix leaders hope to put a dent in what they say is an overabundance of vacant lots.
PHOENIX – Hussein Al Hamka is going to farm his famous cucumbers on a 15-acre vacant lot in the heart of this city, where nearly half of all lots sit empty and unused.
The odds are stacked against young people in Kenya. Three-quarters of those under 35 do not have jobs. Poverty and poor education have left 1.3 million youths unemployed - and studies suggest women are five times more likely to struggle to find work than men.
The annual Freedom Award Dinner was held last night by the International Rescue Committee, an organization that provides relief to refugees in more than 40 countries.
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