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  • Rural counties add jobs, still lag behind metro areas

    Employment figures from November 2018 to November 2019 compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show rural counties located farthest from large urban centers had the slowest job growth rate.

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  • Hawaii to decommission five telescopes following protests

    Protests of the planned “Thirty Meter Telescope” on the Mauna Kea mountain summit gained national attention last year. Hawaiians sought to prevent the telescope’s construction because the location is on land that some native Hawaiians consider sacred.

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  • Posted in: Network News

    Network News January 2020

    Suzanne Anarde may be barely into her third month as CEO, but she’s no stranger to RCAC, and she’s a nonprofit veteran. Her record speaks for itself: from managing her first community development block grant budget to exceed that of the local government that funded it, all the way to growing an all-star team at Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). Anarde is, however, very transparent about just how much there is to learn.

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