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Listen: After Its Hospital Closes, A Pioneer Kansas Town Searches For What Comes Next

KHN senior correspondent Sarah Jane Tribble is interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” about the challenges faced by rural communities when their hospitals close. She is spending a year following Fort Scott, Kan., as it copes and recovers from the loss. Listen to the conversation here:

And read the first installment of the series, “No Mercy,” here.

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