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Community Government

The Housing Crisis Hits Rural America

For years now, urban areas in America have felt the pressure of the housing crisis. Cost of living has climbed steadily across the board, while wages remain stagnant. Gentrification has been pushing people out of their once-affordable homes, further and further away from the city. However, the struggle of finding an affordable, safe place to […]

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Culture Government

Treating the Opioid Crisis in Rural America

Opioid Crisis Plagues Rural America Midwest BLOG – Addiction typically begins with a legitimate injury or pain that is then rectified by a dosage of painkillers provided by a physician. Once the patient has used the prescribed medications, they are often unintentionally addicted to the substances. When their supply ultimately diminishes, they begin controlling their […]