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More Poor In Twin Cities Suburbs

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food shelf More Poor In Twin Cities Suburbs

New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty and unemployment increased significantly in many Twin Cities suburbs last year. Population experts say they’re struck by number of “new poor” in suburbia – families who lost financial footing in the economic recession.  One example:  The number of children living in poverty in Dakota County more than doubled last year to 8.2 percent.

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