New census report: Over 192,000 Minnesota children live in poverty

New findings from the American Community Survey estimates there are more than 192,000 kids at or below the poverty line. That's up more than 9,000 kids compared to last week's report.
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New findings from the American Community Survey estimates there are more than 192,000 kids at or below the poverty line. That's up more than 9,000 kids compared to last week's report.

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