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Rand Paul's victory in the Kentucky Senate primary was hailed as the first victory for a true tea party candidate. In his victory speech, Paul himself announced he was coming to "take Washington back." Looking at Paul's win and the coming race using Patchwork Nation's 12 community types, one county type stands out as critical: the growing, diversifying Boom Towns.
This economic downturn looks different depending on where you are.
We’ll focus on the different ways places are hurting Wednesday in our Hardship Index. Here, we’re talking about how the recession actually “looks.”
In Eagle, Colo., a “Boom Town” that saw its population double in the last decade ...
You’ve heard of microbreweries. How about "micro-canneries?" They specialize in locally-caught, hand-packed albacore and salmon. A growing number of commercial fishing families in the northwest are choosing to can their catch themselves.