Land-grant colleges have gone from serving the public interest to serving private agendas of career advancement and fundraising. A public university faculty member bites hard on the hand that feeds him.
The nation’s smallest counties scored at the bottom of the heap in 18 of 34 measurements used to rank the health of U.S. counties. The suburbs of major cities had the best rankings, according to the annual study.
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When Cliven Bundy stood up to the Bureau of Land Management, the media circus -- and armed militia -- came to town, resulting in a peace gesture from the federal government. So what’s different in the case of two Shoshone sisters who had an even better claim?
Coal usage in China way down • States not expanding Medicare may cause trouble for hospitals • A call for rural broadband investment • Telehealth solutions for rural patients? • Squeezing oil from rocks • Huh, rural voters actually matter
The national journalism museum in Washington, D.C., has 15 theaters, seven floors and a quarter million square feet of space. But it didn’t have room to display community newspapers in its daily exhibits of front pages from around the country. Until yesterday, when weekly editors got organized.