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Though homelessness is largely seen as an urban problem, it's an increasing phenomenon in rural areas. Some rural law enforcement officials say that local efforts to help the homeless are often insufficient and believe incarceration can better help homeless people, April Ehrlich reports for …

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Garlin Murl ConnerSeventy-five years ago today, a Kentucky soldier who had been in combat for more than two years, suffering many wounds and earning four Silver Stars, offered the ultimate sacrifice – calling in artillery on his forward position in order to save his battalion.That soldier’s …

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Federal law prohibits Medicaid recipients from accessing their full federal health benefits while they're in prison or jail, but an increasing number of local and state officials are trying to change that."Officials from both parties have pushed for two key changes to ensure little or no dis…

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Here's a roundup of stories with rural resonance; if you do or see similar work that should be shared on The Rural Blog, email us at heather.chapman@uky.edu.The 2020 decennial census just kicked off in a tiny town in Alaska. Read more here.A new University of Vermont study offers tips to sma…