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Census: Minn. child poverty rate hits 15 percent

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fifteen percent of Minnesota children, or about 190,000 of them, were living in poverty last year, an increase of about 18,000 from 2009, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The bureau released several reports Thursday based on the data from the 2010 American Community Survey, including on child poverty in the United States and on school-age children with disabilities.

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