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VPU Rick Todd
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Anti-Chicken Man, Min. Wage Budget, And Native Journalism On VPU

Has raising the state minimum wage had an impact on poverty issues in Minnehaha County?

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Four in 10 Public School Students Qualify for Free Lunches in South Dakota

Forty percent of South Dakota’s public school children qualify for free school lunches, according to a new report. That is still better than the national rate.

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South Dakota Sees Increase in People Living in Poverty

Census Bureau estimates show that South Dakota was one of 15 states that saw increases in the number of people living in poverty between 2012 and 2013.

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VPU’s 1310 Series: County Welfare Programs Look to Protect Families, Children

On the second installment of Viewpoint University’s “The Number is 1310” series Tuesday, Rick Knobe and Dan Peters talked to Carol Muller, head of the Minnehaha County human services department and Stacey Tieszen, the county’s homeless coordinator

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VPU’s 1310 Series: Poverty Makes It Tougher for Sioux Falls Children to Learn

While Sioux Falls has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation and polling says that citizens are among the most optimistic in the country, there are some disturbing economic issues facing the city.

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Stacy Tieszen Carol Muller
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‘The Magic Number 1310′ Revealed on Viewpoint University

Carol Muller and Stacey Tieszen from Minnehaha County Human Services revealed the meaning of "The Magic Number is 1310" today (Tuesday) on Viewpoint University.

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Carol Muller Minnehaha County Human Services Director
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Magic Number 1310 To Be Revealed Today On Viewpoint

Carol Muller and Stacey Tieszen with Minnehaha County Human Services will reveal the meaning of "The Magic Number is 1310" on Viewpoint University today(Tuesday).

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School Surprises During Day One ‘The Magic Number is 1310′

Superintendent Dr. Pam Homan, DeeAnn Conrad, Community Relations Supervisor, and Ann Smith Federal Programs Coordinator of the Sioux Falls School District were on Viewpoint University to begin our series "The Magic Number is 1310."

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The Magic Number Is 1310 Series Starts Today on Viewpoint U.

Superintendent of Sioux Falls Schools, Dr. Pam Homan and DeeAnn Konrad, Communications Director for the district will kick off "The Magic number is 1310" series today(Monday) on Viewpoint University.

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Annual Homeless Survey Aims For Accurate Census Of New York City's Street Population

SURVEY: Dakotas Among Best and Worst Poverty Rates in Region

(NPN) -- One Dakota has the best poverty rate in the region and one of the best in the nation. The other Dakota has the worst poverty rate in the region but fares OK nationally.

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