It's a full-time gig for some, and cities make little headway with efforts to stop begging
Panhandling has turned professional, with determined and resourceful "spangers"—spare-change artists—overwhelming street corners throughout the country, some pulling in as much as $40,000 a year, Steven Malanga writes in City Journal
. Beggars can even turn to the web for shakedown tips. If that seems like an...