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Rural Americans aren’t included in inflation figures – and their cost of living may be rising faster

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When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate. The problem is, that stat ignores a sizable chunk of the country - rural America.