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Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

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By Jim Hilgen

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Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – After years of declining population numbers, a recent appeal by Philadelphia confirmed that the city is growing once again. As the federal government is preparing for its 2010 census, city officials are seeking support from leaders of the immigrant and faith-based communities to make sure every Philadelphian is counted. On this week's News and Views, Jim Hilgen looks at how those involved with the census are working to get as accurate a head count as possible for Philadelphia.