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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Gov. Corbett Expected to Sign Redistricting Bill

    Gov. Corbett Expected to Sign Redistricting Bill
    Governor Tom Corbett is expected to sign a congressional redistricting bill into law Thursday, less than two weeks after it was made public. The bill was written after Pennsylvania lost a seat in Congress during the 2010 census report, forcing the...
  • Fortunately For Me, Old Is The New Young

    There are now more people age 65 and over in the United States than ever before, and this group is increasing at a faster rate (10,000 per day) than the general population. The only state that showed a decline in the 65-and-older demographic was Rhode...
  • School Scraps 'Cougars' Mascot After Called Derogatory

    School Scraps 'Cougars' Mascot After Called Derogatory
    DRAPER, Utah -- It's tough to pick a mascot these days. Over the past few years we've seen several instances of schools being pressured to change their mascots because of cultural sensitives like Miami University of Ohio having to go through a 25-year...
  • School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out

    School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out
    First of three parts. COSTA MESA — As he tours Mesa Verde with prospective home buyers, Realtor Larry Weichman boasts of the neighborhood country club's heated swimming pool and acclaimed golf pro. But when clients ask about the public schools,...
  • Legislature approves legislative, congressional redistricting plan

    Legislature approves legislative, congressional redistricting plan
    The state Senate voted 44-4 Wednesday to give final approval to the state Redistricting Commission's map for new legislative and congressional districts for the next 10 years.  The biggest change is creation of a first-ever 10th Congressional District...
  • Lee's Summit Mayor Talks Jobs in State of the City Address

    Lee's Summit Mayor Talks Jobs in State of the City Address
    Everyone has to make their dollars stretch in this tough economy, and the City of Lee's Summit is no exception.  That was the theme of Mayor Randy Rhodes' State of the City address Thursday night. "We need to get our economy back on track," said Rhoads. ...
  • Connecticut listed as worst place to retire... or maybe not. Can we be the worst and be happy about it?

    Connecticut listed as worst place to retire... or maybe not. Can we be the worst and be happy about it?
    Here we go again: poor old Connecticut has just been chosen as the worst state in the nation to retire in for 2012, worse than Illinois, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Minnesota, New York, Maine and Wisconsin. But maybe we should...
  • New District Boundaries Take Effect Next Month, Split Oak Park

    New District Boundaries Take Effect Next Month, Split Oak Park
    Despite a passionate plea from the Oak Park, new District lines have been drawn in Sacramento City, and on October 6th the neighborhood will be separated from a High School and Hospital. Every ten years, Sacramento is required to redraw the boundaries to...
  • Local poverty rate rose dramatically in 2010

    Local poverty rate rose dramatically in 2010
    SAN DIEGO -- The poverty rate in San Diego County was nearly 15 percent in 2010, up from 12.6 percent the year before, according to a report released Thursday by the Center for Policy Initiatives. The CPI used 2010 U.S. Census data to derive its figures....
  • Michigan's population exodus shifts into reverse

    Michigan's population exodus shifts into reverse
    The state that lost population during the 2010 census results may be stopping that trend. New numbers from the annual population census show fewer people appear to be leaving Michigan. Experts credit an improving economy which means more jobs. For about...
  • Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps

    Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps
    State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) might have to move if he wants to make a run for U.S. Congress, according to final drafts of voter redistricting maps released Thursday. Portantino, who will be termed out in the state...
  • Sen. Harman wants to veto senior rights bill

    In late August, state Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) missed a vote on a bill that would stiffen penalties against people who defraud senior citizens and tighten banking regulations. Harman's absence had no bearing on the outcome, as Senate Democrats...