Raising children costing more than ever, report says

Long Islanders share their thoughts Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, on the United States Agriculture Department’s new report that says it will cost middle-income families an average of $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013 to adulthood, with those in the Northeast taking on a greater burden. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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