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By Amanda Kool

Speak Your Piece: Who You Callin’ Metropolitan?

Every single resident of Bracken County, Kentucky, is “rural,” according to the Census Bureau. So why does this county of 8,500 people generally get lumped in with the nation’s largest metropolitan areas when the Daily Yonder and others study economic trends? A “rural” resident of the “major metropolitan area” argues for more nuance in how we talk…
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