In the poorhouse now 

Colorado Springs has seen a big rise in poverty since 2000. Here's why.

Colorado Springs has grown a lot since 2000. It's also grown a lot poorer, according to a study by the Brookings Institution and other data. Researcher Elizabeth Kneebone looked at the growth and spread of concentrated poverty from 2000 through the "Great…

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