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One look around his dental office and Hopkins gives a quick snapshot -- -- -- type of the economic struggles around Minnesota.
-- -- young woman when it.
-- -- -- coolant leak is one of about seventy people who have come to the sham lot family dentistry.
For a free day of dental care the sixth year in a row it's been offered.
She recently found a temporary job but she has no health insurance and her four year old son media has never had a dental check out.
We don't know what's gonna happen now.
You know with -- -- my child once the economy.
Went south that the size of the crowds grew exponentially.
Based on the latest census a report from the Annie.
Ramsey County ranks third in the state -- the number of neighborhoods with children living in poverty and had a -- county is number six.
But the two highest ranking counties in -- greater and greater Minnesota.
Without Grammy at one and -- -- -- two.
Blew north of kind of a surprise to me actually -- arson may India is -- the children's defense fund in Saint Paul think and in deteriorating.
Since 2000 and we haven't paid as much attention Naimi as mentioned -- says it's been a bit of a double whammy.
The recession of the last several years.
Combined with cuts to jobs programs and education on the state and federal level.
Have contributed to more poverty among kids -- -- -- take at all on you not only physically but emotionally.
Which makes a difference for Freddy's family and for their children but there are signs of promise is unemployment is dropping in more jobs are out there and slowly.
Little better I think and like so many others the -- looks toward the future with hope they're gonna we're gonna happen.
But optimism is harder to find it Hopkins Jeff Goldberg fox nine news.
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