Greensboro, High Point metropolitan area ranks high on nationwide hunger list

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A discarded water bottle lays in the parking lot of Bessemer Center, a long-abandoned shopping center on Phillips Avenue in Greensboro, N.C. on March 6, 2015. (H. SCOTT HOFFMANN/News & Record)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Another poll has ranked the Greensboro-High Point metropolitan area as among the hungriest in the country, according to The Greensboro News & Record.

Only this time, the Gallup poll commissioned by the Food Research and Action Center in 2014 ranks the area No. 1 for people who had difficulties securing food, based on a percentage of the total population.

North Carolina placed eighth overall, with Mississippi at the top of the rankings. Louisiana was second, followed by West Virginia.

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