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Plains States Birthrates

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Plains States Birthrates

Plains States Birthrates

Plains States Birthrates

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— Host John Ydstie talks with Harlow Hyde, a Nebraska accountant who has found that birthrates in the Great Plains states are falling. If the trend continues, many communties will have populations too small to sustain civic life.

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