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A makeshift home is photographed under an Iowa River bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 27 2016.  Poverty rates in Johnson County are on the rise.  (The Daily Iowan/Eden Hall)

Poverty on the rise locally

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] January 28, 2016

One in 10 children live in poverty in Johnson County. Johnson County has seen a 25.5 percent increase in the number of children living below the poverty line since the year 2000, according to Iowa Kids...

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