Close Ben Carson Ignites Backlash after Calling Poverty a 'State of Mind' For anyone wondering what causes poverty, HUD Secretary Ben Carson has an idea, but the internet isn't having any of it. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) explains. WLBZ 2:08 AM. EDT June 14, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS School Shocker: Teacher Drags Student (WGBA) NEWS CENTER Video Forecast NEWS CENTER Video Forecast Alleged abuse case highlights law loophole The Nottingham Galley shipwreck of 1710 Skowhegan buses vandalized over weekend 4-year-old found dead in pond in St. Albans Three people injured when car hits motorcycle in Orrington A special dog for a little boy UMaine freezes tuition for sixth year More Stories Missing kayaker found safe, never knew his mayday was heard Jun 22, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Explosives that killed man were meant for stump removal Jun 21, 2017, 9:16 p.m. More meetings try to break budget logjam Jun 22, 2017, 12:09 p.m.