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Rural and urban Democrats show starkly different opinions on a possible Trump impeachment. An interesting read before Thanksgiving dinner political conversations. Read more here.

Volunteer firefighters want to spend Thanksgiving with their families too, so here are some tips on how not to burn your house down if you deep-fry your turkey. Read more here.

After months of inaction, House and Senate committees are once again negotiating on bills to address surprise medical billing. High air ambulance bills make this particularly germane in rural areas. Read more here.

Want a dirt-cheap live Christmas tree? All you need is a hacksaw and a Bureau of Land Management Permit. Read more here. Read more here.

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