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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • Emanuel mounting challenge to census showing dip of 200K Chicago residents

    Emanuel mounting challenge to census showing dip of 200K Chicago residents
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is mounting a challenge to 2010 U.S. Census estimates that Chicago lost about 200,000 residents. Big city mayors regularly contest the once-a-decade census results, which determine how much federal funding flows to different parts of...
  • Tribe Providing $25K Matching Grant to Charity

    Tribe Providing $25K Matching Grant to Charity
    An organization aimed at reducing poverty has announced a $25,000 matching grant, made possible by a local American-indian tribe. The Kalamazoo Poverty Reduction Initiative (PRI) announced the Gun Lake Tribe has said they will match contributions to...
  • York County DUI Court expanding thanks to new grants

    York County DUI Court expanding thanks to new grants
    York County has been awarded two grants totaling more than $1 million for efforts to expand and enhance the York County Court of Common Pleas' DUI Court. DUI Court was established in 2010 as a pilot program to reduce recidivism and save taxpayer...
  • Trayvon Martin's death reminds Sanford of history of racial tension

    Trayvon Martin's death reminds Sanford of history of racial tension
    In almost any community, the shooting death of a black teen by a white crime-watch volunteer would raise accusations of racism. But this one occurred in Sanford, a city that has struggled with racial tensions for a century. Much of that tension stems...
  • Latino aldermen press for ward remap deal

    Latino aldermen press for ward remap deal
    Members of the City Council's Latino Caucus today say they will submit their own plan to redraw Chicago's wards Thursday if last-ditch negotiations fail to achieve a compromise agreeable to them and groups of white and African-American aldermen. After...
  • 'Long shot' chance proves lifesaving

    La Misión is a small, coastal Baja town. Well, actually, in reality three small communities make up the larger area called La Misión, population 920, according to the 2010 census. Most of the roads are dirt. There isn't a single stoplight, though there...
  • Texas federal court settles redistricting map case, but fighting continues

    Texas federal court settles redistricting map case, but fighting continues
    Redrawing Congressional voting district maps is never easy. But in Texas, in the midst of this election year, the already contentious process has been made even more volatile with its mix of race and politics. When 2010 Census numbers showed that Texas's...
  • Glendale's population ranking to drop a notch

    Glendale's population ranking to drop a notch
    Move over Glendale — Santa Clarita is set to take over the title of third most populous city in Los Angeles County. On Wednesday, a county commission in charge of annexing unincorporated land approved adding seven more communities to Santa...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...