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Anxious Mass. pushes census participation

Funds, House seats at stake

Adrian L. Ford, an activist in Fitchburg, stood outside a classroom where census takers were tested. Ford, who is promoting the census, hopes the city’s count will increase. Adrian L. Ford, an activist in Fitchburg, stood outside a classroom where census takers were tested. Ford, who is promoting the census, hopes the city’s count will increase. (Christine Peterson for The Boston Globe)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / January 4, 2010

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Worried government officials and nonprofits are launching widespread campaigns urging every Massachusetts household to participate in the 2010 Census in the coming months, focusing on burgeoning immigrant communities that are fueling the state’s population growth but are historically hard to count. (Full article: 1167 words)

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