Opinion: Putting Broadband on the Fast Track for Rural America

  • https://www.hoosieragtoday.com/putting-high-speed-broadband-on-the-fast-track-for-rural-america/

Canadian First Nation’s Community Faces Suicide Crisis

  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/1649137/the-rural-town-where-100-young-people-have-tried-to-commit-suicide-since-september/

Rural Mainers Want Voice in Wind-Power Decisions

  • http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/2016/08/20/rural-mainers-want-voice-wind-projects/89058450/

White Women’s Mortality Rate Climbing

  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/life-lessons-from-a-small-town-undertaker-as-white-women-die-younger-in-america/2016/08/20/a1e64d76-60b6-11e6-af8e-54aa2e849447_story.html?wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

Lack of Pharmacy Access Complicates Rural Care, Study Says

  • http://www.bendbulletin.com/home/4576032-151/limited-pharmacy-access-linked-to-hospital-readmission

Holly Tucker Has Rural Transit Singing A New Song

  • http://www.wacotrib.com/news/roads/new-song-to-push-county-s-fledgling-rural-transit-system/article_999d18fc-2296-5753-a168-d55c289afd5f.html

Feds Getting Rid of Their Privately Run Prisons

  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/08/18/justice-department-says-it-will-end-use-of-private-prisons/?utm_term=.b6410c784d4b

Survey says economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 states

  • http://www.postbulletin.com/business/survey-says-economy-remains-weak-in-rural-parts-of-states/article_c6f71ea4-3118-52d7-866a-eccfc5f3de5b.html

Alaska Native village votes to relocate in the face of rising sea levels

  • http://grist.org/article/alaska-native-village-votes-to-relocate-in-the-face-of-rising-sea-levels/

EPA’s Fracking Finding Misled on Threat to Drinking Water, Scientists Conclude

  • https://insideclimatenews.org/news/12082016/epa-mislead-public-fracking-water-conclusion-its-own-scientists-conclude
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