Rural

9:17am

Tue July 2, 2013
It's All Politics

Democrats Face The Two States Of Texas: Urban And Rural

Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 12:32 pm

Texas is beginning to trend urban (downtown Houston, left), which could be good news for Democrats, who tend not to do well in rural areas like Wise County near Boyd (right).
David J. Phillip (left)/LM Otero (right) AP

5:00am

Mon July 1, 2013

5:00am

Thu May 23, 2013
Agriculture

Broader Competition For USDA's 'Rural' Dollars

Eugene Jacquez’s family has grown beans and raised sheep at the base of the Culebra peaks in San Luis, Colo., for generations. He belongs to the Rio Culebra Cooperative and says without federal funding, many of his neighbors will be reluctant to sell to the co-op.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

As lawmakers debate the Farm Bill in Washington, millions of dollars are at stake for small businesses across the country. Rural development grants go out to everything from home loans to water projects to small co-ops.

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11:15am

Wed May 22, 2013
Business

EAGLE-Net Back To Work On Rural Broadband Project In Early June

Screencap of the EAGLE-Net network map. Green represents completed links, blue under developement, and red links are future development
co-eaglenet.net

5:00am

Wed May 22, 2013
Agriculture

Federal Funds Flow Into Rural Communities

Staunton, Ill., Mayor Craig Neuhaus (left) checks out the town’s new water plant with Hank Fey, a public works director.
Credit Bill Wheelhouse / Harvest Public Media

In the small town of Staunton, Ill., the new $9 million water plant is a welcome addition. After all, when the 80-year-old facility it replaces seized up last year, the community’s 5,000 residents were without water for five days.

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