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Bottom Line – Poverty rate hits 18-year high as median income falls

September 14, 2011

The number of Americans who have fallen into poverty rose to 15.1 percent in 2010, the highest level in nearly two decades, the  Census Bureau said Tuesday in a report.

The report, which showed the poverty rate rose for a third straight year as the  ¦

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