New Study: North Country Residents Say Pros Of Living There Outweigh Cons

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A new study from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire shows people living in rural northern New Hampshire and adjacent counties in Maine and Vermont hold increasingly positive views of life there, though they also agree that the lack of job opportunities, drug abuse, and population decline are important problems. (Scroll down to read the full research report.) For more on the study of life in rural northern New England we turn to Larry Hamilton, professor of sociology and a senior fellow at the Carsey School. He's one of the authors of the study. Note: This transcript has been lightly edited for clarity So were there any big surprises for you in this study? There are. This is focusing on the North Country, Coos County...

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