- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 03:38 AM
In the village of Knock in the west of Ireland, support for a "No" vote in Friday's same-sex marriage referendum is strong, as it is in many rural areas where the Catholic Church still holds sway. Lying about 200 kilometres (124 miles) west of Dublin, Knock is in Prime Minister Enda Kenny's constituency but many people here could not hold more different views from their country's leader. Debate...
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceMay 21 09:02 AM
Fitch Ratings has assigned initial ratings, including a long-term Issuer Default Rating of 'A', to National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp. . The Rating Outlook is Stable.
- The PressMay 21 10:26 AM
Rural ratepayers are irate over Christchurch City Council plans to exclude owners of smaller properties from discounted rates bills.
- MedicineNet.comMay 20 09:21 PM
Title: Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds Category: Health News Created: 5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
- Lawrence Journal-WorldMay 21 10:27 PM
Lawrence High baseball players walked off the field stunned into silence on Thursday.
- KITV HonoluluMay 20 10:01 PM
Hawaii ranks near the top again, for the roughest rural roads. Click here to watch Paul Drewes's report. Rural roads may be less traveled, but they are still critical to those who use them. There are also safety concerns because rural roads usually have smaller shoulders, less lighting, and since they not divided -- there is on-coming traffic. When there are potholes and other hazards for ...
- BernamaMay 20 07:06 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 (Bernama) -- Economic activities in the rural areas must be intensified in order to reduce the migration of youths to the major urban centres, said Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
- Marlborough ExpressMay 19 10:16 PM
When Liz Evans received her Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit award, she did so not only for herself but for the entire Rural Women New Zealand movement, she says.
- EurekAlert!May 19 08:46 AM
Living in a rural area and being poor are risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, said Sarath Raju, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md., lead author of a study presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference.
- Warrnambool StandardMay 20 11:27 AM
THREE of the south-west’s brightest young people have started their university studies with a helpful boost.
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