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April 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Mark Peterson: Rural revival takes more than subsidies

Gov. Sam Brownback’s Rural Opportunity Zones provide tax abatements and student-debt repayment for people coming to work in one of 73 rural counties with declining populations. Our very conservative governor also asked for and got a rural-focused, state-guaranteed low-cost mortgage-financing scheme.

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