j. schafer http://kbia.org en Trying to keep rural towns alive http://kbia.org/post/trying-keep-rural-towns-alive-0 <p>This week on the show, people in rural areas are trying to figure out how to keep youth &ndash; and jobs &ndash; in their areas. Plus, college graduates could have a better opportunity getting a job than graduates have in the past. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:00:49 +0000 Nick Adams 12667 at http://kbia.org Trying to keep rural towns alive Trying to keep rural towns alive http://kbia.org/post/trying-keep-rural-towns-alive <p>This week on the show, people in rural areas are trying to figure out how to keep youth &ndash; and jobs &ndash; in their areas. Plus, college graduates could have a better opportunity getting a job than graduates have in the past. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:56:19 +0000 Nick Adams 12665 at http://kbia.org Trying to keep rural towns alive Rural America is fighting for its survival http://kbia.org/post/rural-america-fighting-its-survival <p>The 2010 Census found that the share of people in rural areas over the past decade fell to 16 percent, passing the previous low of 20 percent in 2000. The rural population is aging, and young people are moving away.</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:35:18 +0000 J. Schafer 12599 at http://kbia.org Rural America is fighting for its survival