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Poverty
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The Clarion Ledger - Jackson, Miss.
Subjects: Prisons; Poverty; Government grants; Economic impact; Counties
Author: Joyner, Chris
Date: Feb 12, 2006
Start Page: A.1
Section: Main
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Last week, a bill overwhelmingly passed the Mississippi House to create a nine-member task force to come up with a plan to reverse a century of poverty, poor education and population loss in the region. "Why hasn't there been a Deltawide effort to make Deltawide improvement?" Mayo said the task force will solicit public comment and charge state departments with making measurable improvements on five-, 10-, 15- and 20-year time lines.

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