Posted on August 21, 2007

The This is My Home Book Tour is making its next stop at The Regulator Book Store on 9th Street in Durham on Sept. 12th. The reading is scheduled to begin at approximately 7 pm.

Adam Rust will show pictures from the book and read excerpts of some

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Posted on August 20, 2007

Residents of Palm Terrace MHP completed six years of organizing efforts to purchase their park. Palm Terrace, located in Aptos, California, has 48 units. Forty-two residents were a part of the group that organized to buy the park.

The residents formed a non-profit in 2000, hoping that at some point in time

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Posted on August 17, 2007

Lost in the shuffle of legislators packing their bags to go home was any big announcement of a HUGE victory for rural communities.

Senate Bill 1492/ House 1233, "The Solid Waste Management Act of 2007" was ratified and presented to Governor Mike Easley on August 3rd.  The bill focused

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Posted on August 16, 2007

Time is running out for residents of the Lazy Mountain Trailer Park in Eagle River, Alaska. Notice has been given and residents must be gone by October 1st. Park owners plan to sell the 10.65 acre property, which is located on the outskirts of Anchorage, to developer Connie Yoshimura.

Residents must find a new place to put their homes or else relinquish them

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Posted on August 15, 2007

A 16 photo multimedia presentation by the Associated Press conveys a lot about the developing confrontation in Thermal, California between Harvey Duro and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The BIA wants to close down Duro's large land-lease mobile

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Posted on August 14, 2007

An article in the latest Annals of Emergency Medicine reports that incidence of suicide attempts among residents in post-Katrina parks are 79 times higher than rates among the general public. The study surveyed residents in 92 different FEMA communities.

NPR has published an interesting radio piece to follow up on

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Posted on August 14, 2007

The construction of a new bridge threatens to wipe out several mobile home parks in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to connect

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