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February 22, 2024
The white-hot popularity of Lear’s “All in the Family” 53 years ago gave CBS Television leverage to purge a host of rural-based sitcoms that were “permanently in the past even when they were contemporary.”
February 19, 2024
Instead of relocating cardiology specialists to rural areas, research suggests that a well calculated subsidy for travel could sustain right levels of care despite dropping numbers of cardiologists around the country.
February 14, 2024
Among rural communities, Grants Pass, Oregon, has notched an unlikely win: a sustainability plan. But lack of dedicated staff and resources to secure federal grant funds threaten its success.
January 24, 2024
Donald Trump won all but one of New Hampshire’s 10 counties. He performed 2.5 percentage points better in urban areas than rural ones.
January 16, 2024
But it’s only one of many fought nationwide for survival of rural birth centers, which tend to be less profitable for hospitals operating in small communities. At stake is health and safety of women who could lose access to necessary healthcare entirely.
January 03, 2024
And despite a healthy economy, research suggests economic anxieties could fuel the outcome of the 2024 election cycle, especially for rural Americans.
December 29, 2023
Every year, we take a look at our most-read stories. From rural voters and rural representation in media to religion and country music, here’s the list for 2023.
December 18, 2023
Besides physical effects, wildfire smoke can create economic anxiety, isolation, and despair. In rural areas, scientists see a link between smoke and higher suicide rates.
December 06, 2023
Fewer than half of rural counties have as many jobs now as they did before the pandemic, according to a Daily Yonder analysis.
November 28, 2023
Just because the internet is available doesn’t mean people can afford it. Will funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act help close the price gap that keeps some families from using broadband?
November 21, 2023
At stake is health of rural communities, as well as that of their economies often reliant on hospitals remaining open and prosperous.
Poor, Rural Kids Earn More than Urban, Poor Kids Later in Life. A Higher Incidence of Two-Parent Households Might be the Reason
November 16, 2023
Researchers theorize that a greater incidence of two-parent households may explain the “rural advantage” in household income that children from rural areas have compared to their urban counterparts.
November 10, 2023
President Biden and his cabinet have ‘taken to the country roads’ to show that rural investments are an administrative priority. In 2024, rural votes will also be a priority.
November 09, 2023
Incumbent Andy Beshear won reelection and gained ground with rural voters in a state that went for Donald Trump by 25 points in 2020.
November 08, 2023
Donald Trump won Ohio by 8 points, but Republicans failed to block an abortion-rights amendment to the state constitution. Rural voters were among the groups with the largest shift from 2020.