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Holyoke Teen Birth Rate Drops

Holyoke Teen Birth Rate Drops

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(Holyoke, MA)  —  Holyoke continues to be number one in the state for its teen pregnancy rate.  New statistics show the Paper City with 57 births per every thousand teenage girls.  That’s a significant drop from 2010, when the rate peaked at 83.  Mayor Alex Morse says the decline in teen pregnancies is encouraging news.

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