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Income is surpassing growth in 49 states. What does that mean for the economy?

The sharp gain in median household income last year may also signal a turning point in the decades-old disconnect between middle-class earnings and overall economic growth. Photo by Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters The sharp gain in median household income last year, one of largest increases on record, may also signal a turning point in the decades-old disconnect between middle-class earnings and overall economic growth.
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