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GovBeat: The astonishing state-by-state rise in food stamp reliance The share of householdsonfoodstampshas more than doubledsince 2000, a new Census Bureau report finds.From 2000 to 2013, the share of householdsreceiving aid through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has grown from 6.2 percent to 13.5 percent n
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Pima County launches 'Ending Poverty Now' initiative Pima County officials are continuing their efforts to end poverty.It is a daunting task, considering an estimated one in four Tucsonans live in poverty according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau report. Last month, the bureau also ranked Tucson as n
KOLD - News 13 | 9 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Tucson, Arizona
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Scrutiny of Commerce may keep on keepin on It could soon be payback time for the Commerce Department. When the House Oversight Committee was investigating wrongdoing at the Census Bureau last year, its probe was hindered by Commerce,...
New York Post | 23 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Zombie simulator lets you plan your own apocalypse The first model of a zombie epidemic to use real US census data lets you choose where the plague begins and how fast it spreads | Mar 2, 2015 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Environment may change, but microbiome of queen bees does not Researchers have characterized the gut microbiome of honey bee queens. This is the first thorough census of the gut microbiome -- which consists of all the microorganisms that live in the gut of the organism -- in queen bees.
Science Daily | Mar 2, 2015 3:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
D.C. No. 3 on richest cities list The District is a diverse economy, with all levels of income represented, including a poverty rate of 18.6 percent, according to the Census Bureau. But based solely on one measure, D.C. is also one of the richest cities in the country. ran | Mar 2, 2015 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
The McMansion is back, and bigger than ever New American homes were bigger than ever last year, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. After a few years of shrinkage in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the median square footage of newly built homes last year tipped the scales at over 2 | Mar 1, 2015 06:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Orlando, Florida
Food for thought More than 1 in 4 working families in Colorado did not have enough food to meet their basic needs, according to a 2011 U.S. Census Bureau survey. In 2012, nearly one in six Coloradans experienced hunger. At the Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado sevent
The Durango Herald | Mar 1, 2015 03:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Durango, Colorado
Despite help, child poverty still a problem in Schenectady County By Kathleen Moore Gazette ReporterAccording to a new study of Census data by the Casey Foundation, 18 percent of Schenectady Countys children are living in poverty. Thats after taking into account all the help provided by the state and federal governments
The Daily Gazette | Mar 1, 2015 01:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Schenectady, New York
China's wild panda numbers have increased by 17% since 2003, new census reveals They have acquired a reputation as being rather picky when it comes to sex, but giant pandas in the wild appear to have been busy. According to a new census in China, the population of the animals has gone up by 268 since 2003, taking their total numbers
The Independent | Mar 1, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend