Regional Business and Economics Newspaper

September 2002

Rural Census: Half full or half empty?

The latest census seems to paint a gloomy picture for rural Ninth District counties. A closer look shows not all are doing poorly.

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Ninth District Features

  • Checking out?
    Hotels in smaller communities have weathered the downturn better than big-city siblings
  • From the ground up?
    Despite growing demand and solid prices, organic farming still faces high hurdles



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