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PNS Daily Newscast - December 13, 2017 


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Public News Service - OH: Census

Among age groups, poverty rates in Ohio are highest for children younger than age 6. (Andrew Seaman/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While the economic well-being of children in the Buckeye State has improved, new data shows child poverty is still stubbornly high in Ohio. According to new research from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 70,000 fewer children are living in poverty in Ohio since 2015. Brandi Slaught

Photo: New Census data indicates children who receive adequate food at home, and at school, also perform better academically in school. Photo courtesy: The Children's Aid Society.

DAYTON, Ohio - The latest Census data indicates poverty is on the decrease nationwide for the first time since 2006. In Ohio, the poverty rate number now sits at 16 percent for 2013, slightly above the national average, but the proportion of children living in poverty in Ohio and the rest of the cou

IMAGE: Ohio House District Map

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Choosing the next President of the United States is not the only big decision Ohio voters will be making on election day. Issue 2 could affect the balance of power in the state. The amendment would create a 12-person citizen commission to establish the boundaries for legislative and

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's often said that a mother's time with her infant is precious, but close to half of working moms are cutting it short so they can get back to the daily grind. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that 51 percent of working women who had their first birth between 2006 an

COLUMBUS, Ohio - New U.S. Census numbers on poverty and income in Ohio show more people have fallen into poverty, and family incomes were down in 2010. The percentage of Ohioans in poverty ranges from 23 percent in Columbus to 34 percent in Cleveland and Dayton. The news comes as no surprise to Li

CINCINNATI - The U.S. Census Bureau's new snapshot of income and lifestyle trends released on Tuesday shows more Ohioans are struggling and seems to contradict some economists' opinions that the recession has technically ended. The American Communities Survey says the number of Ohio residents living

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