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Eric Bergeson

Down on the Farm: Yes We're Still Dead

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Last week was an awful week for rural America--at least if you watched the news.

First, the United States Postal Service announced the possible closing of 3,700 post offices, many in sparsely populated rural areas.

Second, Delta Airlines announced that it was cutting service to at least twenty-five smaller markets.

Finally, researchers released a study of the 2010 Census figures which revealed that only 16% of Americans live in rural areas, an all-time low.

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