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  1. Neosho County Community College to close for winter breakRead the original story

    Friday | OttawaHerald.com

    The Ottawa and Chanute campuses of Neosho County Community College are scheduled to close at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 23 and reopen Jan. 5, according to a news release.

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  2. Kid Suspended for Bringing an Empty Shell Casing to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Answer: An empty rifle shell. And yet, a student at Chanute Elementary School in Chanute, Kansas, was just suspended for five days for bringing one to school.

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  3. Will Kansas Municipal Broadband and Google Fiber Render AT&T Obsolete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Motley Fool

    ... broadband Internet market, and AT&T's leadership is pulling out all the stops to halt this threat. The small town of Chanute, KS already runs a small, high-speed fiber network to serve local businesses, hospitals, schools, and government functions. ...

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  4. Marilyn Kaye SimonRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Hays Daily News

    ... Survivors include her husband, or the home; a son, Chad Simon, Plainville; three brothers, Michael Ostrom, Chanute, Terry Ostrom, Phoenix, and Curtis Ostrom, Mount Holly, N.C.; and two sisters, Karen Moeder, Oakley, and Carolyn Jo Ward, Aurora, ...

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  5. Over Easy: ISPs Favor Regulation - When It Helps ThemRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Pam's House Blend

    ... at least the ones that apply to AT&T. To bypass an uncompetitive duopoly between AT&T and CableOne, the city of Chanute, Kansas has been exploring the possibility of building a city-wide fiber network that will offer 1 Gbps speed, at a cost of about ...

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  6. AT&T hates telcoms regulations, except when it insists on themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Boing Boing

    ... providing their own broadband -- legislation that they've already passed in dozens of other states. Now the town of Chanute, KS is planning to build its own network, and AT&T have asked the state to ban the town from using bonds to finance the move. ...

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  7. The 'New World Order'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | OregonLive.com

    ... and who is keenly aware of my interest in net neutrality. You can read it here, at Basically, the small town of Chanute, Kansas, publicly opposes state legislation designed to prevent small cities and towns (like Chanute) from developing a public ...

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  8. AT&T Wants To Know Why A Kansas Town Is Building Its Own Broadband NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Crooks and Liars

    The Wichita Eagle reports that AT&T is concerned about this development and "filed to officially intervene in the case." Why is one bandwidth-hungry town building its own 1Gbps fiber network for its citizens when AT&T already offers them 6Mbps DSL? That's the question AT&T would like to ask city leaders in Chanute, Kansas, a small town of roughly 9,000 people that is petitioning the state to allow it to offer greater access to the high-speed fiber network that it built to support town utility operations.

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  9. AT&T steps up protest against Kansas town's fiber plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | America's Network

    AT&T is continuing in its ongoing battle to stamp out would-be municipal broadband competitors with its latest move to challenge Chanute, Kan., from building a fiber-to-the-home network that could deliver 1 Gbps service to residential and business customers. Although the city was able to defeat an AT&T-backed and written law that would hinder the city from offering services, the city now has to get permission from the Kansas Corporation Commission to sell bonds to fund its FTTH project.

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  10. AT&T vs. municipal fiberRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Daily Irrelevant

    Why is one bandwidth-hungry town building its own 1Gbps fiber network for its citizens when AT&T already offers them 6Mbps DSL? That's the question AT&T would like to ask city leaders in Chanute, Kansas, a small town of roughly 9,000 people that is petitioning the state to allow it to offer greater access to the high-speed fiber network that it built to support town utility operations.

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  11. Small Kansas Town Takes on AT&T, Offers 1Gbps Internet to ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Daily Kos

    ... sake, in most communities data caps and low speed internet service means that businesses too are struggling to stay. Chanute has established its own fiber optic network for government use and as a service to local businesses. The city is exploring ...

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  12. AT&T Tries to Thwart City's Efforts to Offer 1 Gbps for $40 -Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Broadbandreports

    Over the last thirty years or so AT&T has made it very clear that it absolutely loathes government regulation -- unless that regulation is written by them to protect their duopoly power. Case in point is the city of Chanute, Kansas, which is trying to offer its residents 1 Gbps connections for $40 per month, after years of getting tired of the local AT&T and CableOne duopoly.

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  13. AT&T wants to know why a town is building a 1Gbps network when it already offers 6Mbps DSLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Boy Genius

    Why is one bandwidth-hungry town building its own 1Gbps fiber network for its citizens when AT&T already offers them 6Mbps DSL? That's the question AT&T would like to ask city leaders in Chanute, Kansas, a small town of roughly 9,000 people that is petitioning the state to allow it to offer greater access to the high-speed fiber network that it built to support town utility operations. The Wichita Eagle reports that AT&T is concerned about this development and "filed to officially intervene in the case and was granted that permission on Tuesday morning" this week.

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  14. AT&T intervenes in city's plan to offer fiber Internet to all residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Ars Technica

    A city in Kansas that plans to expand a fiber broadband network to serve all residents and businesses has to explain itself to local DSL provider AT&T. Chanute, Kansas, a city of 9,000 residents, needs state permission to issue bonds needed to finance the expansion of its fiber network, which was built to support utility operations and now also serves government facilities, a college, a library, a hospital, and a few business partners.

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  15. Proposed bill to outlaw community broadband service in Kansas met with oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    Senate Bill 304, introduced by a lobbyist for the cable TV industry, would prohibit cities and counties from building public broadband networks and providing Internet service to their businesses and citizens. Officials in the southeast Kansas city of Chanute, population 9,100, say they're the primary target of the proposed legislation.

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  16. City-run Internet system helps Chanute businesses growRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    For most, a slow Internet connection is an annoyance, a long wait to download a file or an interrupted movie. Lee is a family practice physician at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, which has no neurologists.

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  17. One Dead In Neosho County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A man has died after his pickup truck went off the side of a bridge Saturday in Neosho County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as 51-year-old Jack R. Cheyney of Chanute.

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  18. INBODY: What about next Thanksgiving?Read the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | OttawaHerald.com

    ... club went on a trip to New Orleans and saw a wall like this there, then brought the idea back to create one at our Chanute campus. There will be a wall like it in Ottawa this spring. "Before I Die" is part of an international movement created by ...

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  19. Do you participate in Halloween festivities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... a local ... Sam Brownback has been making his tour of the state, and recently he found himself in the small town of Chanute Kansas. Chanute had been part of the attack on communities earlier in the year, ... These are words that came from President ...

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  20. KS - Sam Brownback (R) Confronted by Unhappy Parents in Southeast KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Sam Brownback has been making his tour of the state, and recently he found himself in the small town of Chanute Kansas. Chanute had been part of the Republican assembly earlier in the year, when Senate Republicans moved on a bill designed to strip away community supported broadband services.

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