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AP News: US poverty on track to rise to highest since 1960s

AP News Story:  US poverty on track to rise to highest since 1960s
 
By Hope Yen
 
Associated Press / July 23, 2012

WASHINGTON—"The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net."

For the full story, see http://archive.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2012/07/23/us_poverty_on_track_to_rise_to_highest_since_1960s/?page=full