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Federal Funding To Boost Broadband Access In Rural Areas

22, 2009

Ohio is among the first states receiving federal funds to expand broadband access to rural areas. And state officials say that means new jobs and increased economic growth for some of Ohio’s hardest-hit counties.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Visits Zanesville; Forum on Rural Challenges

31, 2009

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and other Capitol Hill colleagues visited Zanesville Monday to talk about rural issues affecting the area. WOSU reports the forum was a stark contrast to other recent health care town hall-style meetings.

Rural Foreclosures Also On the Rise

16, 2009

Ohio’s big cities continue to have most of the home foreclosures, but there’s a growing number of foreclosures far from urban areas.