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50 Years Into the War on Poverty, Hardship Hits Back By Trip Gabriel (The New York Times)

Capturing America at Its Plainest By Andrew Moore (The New York Times)

Closure Of Private Prison Forces Texas County To Plug Financial Gap By John Burnett (NPR)

For Mill Town's Youth, 'It Can't Get Any Worse' By Tovia Smith (NPR)

Green Acres, the Place to Be By Patricia Leigh Brown (The New York Times)

Hepatitis C Cases In Rural Wisconsin Underscore Drug Link By Scott Hensley (NPR)

Heroine's Small-Town Toll, and a Mother's Pain By Deborah Sontag (The New York Times)

Hollowing Out the Middle

Hospitals In Rural Areas Are Closing Their Maternity Units By Michelle Andrews (NPR)

How One Hospital Entices Doctors To Work In Rural America By Peggy Lowe (NPR)

In Rural America, Homeless Population May Be Bigger Than You Think By Miles Bryan (NPR)

Is Gun Control a City vs. Country Debate? By Jennifer Carlson (The Society Pages)

Kentucky's New Governor Could Roll Back Medicaid, Even As State Benefits By Ashley Lopez (NPR)

Life Along the 100th Meridian (The New York Times)

New Harvest: The Future of Small Town, CA (A Series from The California Report)

Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness By Sara Bernard (The Atlantic)

Real Rural: Photographs and Interviews By Lisa M. Hamilton

Rich Hill Film (An examination of challenges, hopes and dreams of the young residents of a rural American town)

Rural Medical Camp Tackles Health Care Gaps By Howard Berkes (NPR)

Rural Oregon's Lost Prosperity Gives Standoff a Distressed Backdrop By Kirk Johnson (The New York Times)

Sarah's Uncertain Path By Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo (The New York Times)

State Loan Repayment Help Not Enough to Remedy California Doctor Shortages By Pauline Bartolone (Capital Public Radio)

Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care (Suicide Prevention Resource Center)

Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties By Lauren Silverman (NPR)

The ‘Boys’ in the Bunkhouse By Dan Barry (The New York Times)

The County: where deputies dole out rough justice By Jon Swaine and Oliver Laughland (A Five-Part Series about Kern County, CA - From The Guardian)

The Great Plains Oil Rush (A series from NPR)

The New Heroin Epidemic By Olga Khazan (The Atlantic)

What If Your Small Town Suddenly Got Huge? By Tom Haines (The Atlantic)

Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.? By (The New York Times)