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Poverty In Tucson

A solution: Health-care-training program has opened a pathway for her

A solution: Health-care-training program has opened a pathway for her

After her gas and electricity service was cut off in February, Luz Almeraz began waking at 3 a.m. to read her nursing textbook by candlelight.

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson kids pay poverty's high price

Tucson kids pay poverty's high price

A 9-year-old boy, about to attend his seventh school, keeps his clothes and belongings in a garbage bag. He sleeps on the floor alongside two other children.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Census: Tucson sixth-poorest large city

Census: Tucson sixth-poorest large city

WASHINGTON - Tucson was the sixth-poorest of the nation's large metropolitan areas in 2011, with a poverty rate of 20.4 percent, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

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