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October 24, 2012
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Nevada’s USDA rep sees technology besting ‘penalty of distance’

The phrase “penalty of distance” pervades points made by Sarah Adler, USDA rural development specialist, as the Northern Nevadan touts ways to build sustainable communities. Technology is just one way, she says, to overcome or curtail the penalty of distance in places with sparse populations spread across many miles. Adler sees other aids as well, and she’ll travel to places as far away as England or as close as Silver Springs to carry her message.In Silver Springs on Tuesday, she said the Nevada area east of Carson City is building sustainable community via health care coordination, substance abuse prevention, promotion …

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