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Why Rural Is Hard to Define

Settling on one definition for rural, or “nonmetropolitan,” is notoriously difficult—different agencies use different criteria and it’s a challenge to keep everything straight. This article lays out the most common definitions, who uses each, and why.

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Accidental Rancher: On Messy Equine Romances

We all wish our relationship with a horse resembled that from Dean Martin’s song “My Rifle, My Pony and Me.” Eliza Blue is here to tell you it can be a lot trickier than a “purple light in the canyons” shining on you and your good companions at the end of a long day.


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