Pain from working in the mines, not layoffs, led to opioid addiction, says researchers. * Michael Bloomberg ventures into the hinterland. * Can Democrats get beyond the “move-to-the-city” rural policy?Read More...
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The Center for Economic Analysis for Rural Health at the University of Kentucky will help communities make decisions that promote better health care and stronger economies.
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An informal work-place “study” shows us some of the ways rural and urban residents talk about their values differently.
Democrat Andy Beshear made gains in rural counties, compared to the 2015 gubernatorial race. While Republican Matt Bevin still won the rural vote, his margin was slimmer, contributing to Beshear’s 5,000-vote margin of victory.
Farm finances deteriorated across a swath of agricultural states during the summer and early fall, despite the Trump administration’s second round of trade aid payments and slightly higher prices, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City…
Andy Beshear's lead in the Kentucky gubernatorial race came largely from cities and suburbs. But a shift toward the Democratic candidate occurred across the state, compared to the 2015 governor's election.
The maternal death rate is 60% higher in rural areas than central parts of metropolitan areas. A bill introduced by a member of Congress from New Mexico seeks to close the gap.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will spend millions on road improvements in four rural mountain counties that went Republican in 2016.
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