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Economic Downturn is More of the Same for Two Women Living in Poverty

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December
30, 2008

The deepening recession brings additional challenges to many Ohio residents, but for many others, the combination of higher costs and lower incomes is more of the same.

As Economy Falters, More Ohioans Classified As Poor

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August
26, 2008

The Census Bureau Tuesday reported new numbers on poverty, income and health insurance. It’s an annual snapshot of the economic well-being of nation’s households.

Face of Franklin County Poverty Changes

Imelda Santos runs the Our Lady of Guadalupe food pantry that serves a burgeoning Hispanic population.
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April 18, 2007

The face of poverty is changing in Franklin County. A new study finds that Blacks and Hispanics are three times more likely to live in poverty than Whites or Asians; that one in eight persons in the county is impoverished; and that impoverished families are relocating toward the Columbus outer belt. The results were presented Wednesday at a forum of social services officials.