US Census: New gauge shows 49.7 million poor

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November 15, 2012
Lewiston Sun Journal    
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"The ranks of America’s poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses. The numbers released Wednesday by the Census Bureau are part of a newly developed supplemental poverty measure." (11/15/12)  

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