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Population rises near US nuclear reactors

Who's afraid of nuclear power? Not the American people, judging by where they choose to live. Full story

Wyo. town's 4 residents counted after Census snafu

The Wyoming town of Lost Springs can finally count on the Census to get its population correct: Four, not one. Full story

Nebraska woman is mayor and only resident, of rural town

Elsie Eiler is the most admired person in Monowi, Neb. She is also the smartest, wealthiest, best-looking and youngest. Full story

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Census shows more Hispanics in South Carolina

Detroit population drops to lowest level in 100 years

L.A., S.F., D.C. 'burbs have the worst commutes

Census: Houston grows, but Chicago is still larger

Census data highlights travails of Katrina victims

Kansas county at U.S. geographical center is dying

South gains eight House seats in Census tally

Factbox: States in South and West gain clout from Census

Broadband usage growing even as gaps persist

Number of uninsured Americans hits record high


  Charting Obama’s path to reelection

A Hardball panel talks about the 2012 electorate and the highlights from the latest Census data.

  Census shows America remains segregated

Even though the country elected its first African-American president, an analysis of new U.S. census data shows the segregation evident among Americans. Author Earl Ofari Hutchinson discusses.

  For some blacks, suburbs represent ‘brass ring’

Brookings Institution demographer William Frey discusses Census 2010 data supporting a recent African American shift from city to suburban living.

  Feb. 15: Nightly News Tuesday broadcast

Iran's parliament calls for death of protest leaders; Lara Logan hospitalized after assault; Food costs reaches crisis proportions; Obama defends budget; Berlosconi to stand trial amid sex scandal; Sexual assault victims sue Pentagon; Census: Blacks head South in record numbers; Obama honors Medal o

  Census data shows southward migration

The first results from the 2010 Census show a country growing at the slowest pace since the Great Depression, and more Americans flocking to the South and Southwest, NBC's Tom Costello reports on the social and political implications of the numbers.

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