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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.