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Poverty TV: Hit UK show stirs welfare debate

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LONDON (AP) — It's reality TV for austerity times. A shoplifter, a recovering drug addict and a young couple barely able to feed their kids are among the stars of "Benefits Street" — a smash hit reality show featuring welfare recipients that has stirred up a storm of controversy in Britain. The program zooms in on a rough Birmingham street where 9 out of 10 people are said to live off state...

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