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Census Report Paints Troubling Economic Picture On Incomes

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Raisa Ruiz (right) and her niece Mary Badels wait in line at the Manna Food Center, Gaithersburg, Md., on Sept. 13.

For the first year since the recession, median household incomes did not decline in 2012. But it's hardly a reassuring picture. Incomes were flat despite the economic recovery and big gains in the stock market. That's a troubling aspect about today's labor market. It's four years since the official end of the recession and many households are worse off than when it started.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2013/09/17/223071559/census-report-paints-troubling-economic-picture-on-incomes?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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