Tag: rural areas

Wickliffe Journal: In Total Eclipse’s Path, Hope and Uncertainty in Rural Kentucky

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the eclipse by inviting viewers. But then its mayor started to worry about the crowds.

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Wickliffe Journal: In Total Eclipse’s Path, Hope and Uncertainty in Rural Kentucky

Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

| August 12, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Portugal Forest Fires Worsen, Fed by Poor Choices and Inaction

Russia’s Villages, and Their Way of Life, Are ‘Melting Away’

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments




Contrary to President Vladimir V. Putin’s claims of population growth, rural areas — long considered the wellspring of Russian culture and identity — are dying.

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Russia’s Villages, and Their Way of Life, Are ‘Melting Away’

California’s Far North Deplores ‘Tyranny’ of the Urban Majority

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




Rural residents in the state’s northern reaches say they are underrepresented and politically alienated by a system that doesn’t have their interests in mind.

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California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments





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California’s ‘Green Rush’ Takes Hmong Back to Their Opium-Growing Roots

Verrua Savoia Journal: A Village Has What All of Italy Wants: The Internet

| December 3, 2014




Italy has one of the lowest rates of Internet usage in Europe, but a professor’s experiment is proving that wireless connection can make a difference in one hilltop village.

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Verrua Savoia Journal: A Village Has What All of Italy Wants: The Internet

Mars Journal: A Nebraska Ghost Town, With a Name From Mars, May Be Reborn

| October 9, 2014




The great-great-grandson of a Nebraska town’s founder has built a campsite amid its ruins and hopes to restore more of it.

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Mars Journal: A Nebraska Ghost Town, With a Name From Mars, May Be Reborn