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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Help Shrinks As Poverty Spikes In The U.S.

The cuts started kicking in automatically on March 1 after feuding Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a better plan for addressing the national deficit. They are hitting at a time of spiking poverty as the U.S. slowly climbs out of the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

04/02/2013

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Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

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1 In 4 Impoverished In Baltimore, Census Finds

New census figures show one in four Baltimore residents living in poverty.

09/20/2012

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Ex-Official Sentenced In Plot To Steal From School

A former Charles County school official who stole from federal funds for low-income students has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.

12/16/2011

On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census: More Kids Living In Poverty In D.C. Area

New U.S. Census figures show the number of school-age children living in poverty jumped significantly in Washington and in Montgomery County during the recession.

11/30/2011

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Homeless Population Rises 2 Percent In D.C. Area

A new survey says there are nearly 12,000 homeless people in the Washington area, a 2 percent increase from the previous year.

04/14/2011

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