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Budget Crunch Pits Forests Against Schools

With dropping revenues from local logging industries, rural counties have had to find other ways to finance vital public services, including schools. Federal programs were able to fill the void temporarily, but now lawmakers are looking for new alternatives. This National Public Radio report describes one proposed solution: selling federally owned forest land in rural states.

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