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  1. Broadband project key to eastern Kentucky economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this small southeast Kentucky town, some 440 workers at Blackboard Student Services use high-speed Internet access to handle more than 2,000 phone calls every day from students worried about their college applications and financial aid. About 10 miles away, another 465 employees at SourceHOV have converted more than 1 billion pages of medical records into digital files to help ease the backlog of health benefits for the nation's military veterans.

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  2. How many horses are there in the United States?Read the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Horsetalk

    What is the equine population of the United States? It seems like a simple enough question, but answering it is no easy task. The National Agricultural Statistics Service, a division of the US Department of Agriculture, addresses this question every five years in its agricultural census.

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  3. New credit union opens its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Hettich was in Barren County attending a law enforcement command training course that began Monday. He was found Monday afternoon and pronounced dead at the scene.

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  4. Students find learning at 'The Holler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    What happens when you take a free online delivery system and create coursework designed for a specific culture and region? What if you apply that philosophy using technology to change education and access to learning in Central Appalachia? And just to make it feel like home, why not call it the "Holler." Designed as a social learning network for students in Eastern Kentucky and Central Appalachia, founder and creator Bruce Parsons said the Holler provides an accessible conversation for technology and learning and serves as a delivery tool for open coursework and other educational initiatives.

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  5. More cities call for control of their broadband destiny, as FCC looks ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | GigaOM

    Should cities have the right to determine their own internet policies? A new coalition from across the country has formed to argue for faster broadband speeds. Is fast internet as important to a city as roads and waterways? Mayors from 32 cities made that case on Monday, saying gigabit-level internet speeds will be key to the future of their economy, and to improving education and health care.

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  6. Shelby Broadband Awarded Operator of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | PRWeb

    Winning this award is one of our greatest achievements. We are always looking for ways to increase awareness and strength in our industry.

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  7. Leahy pushes Comcast for a stronger net neutrality commitment - The ...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Politico

    WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING: LEAHY URGES COMCAST TO COMMIT TO NET NEUTRALITY - Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy is calling on the telecom giant to pledge not to enter into any paid prioritization agreements, in a new letter sent today to David Cohen, the executive vice president of Comcast. "As the antitrust regulators continue to evaluate Comcast's proposed transaction with Time Warner Cable, and regardless of whether it is approved, I ask Comcast to pledge that it will not engage in paid prioritization," Leahy writes in the letter.

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  8. McConnell seeks clean slate for Republican majority in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Hill

    Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell wants to get all must-pass legislation completed in the lame-duck session so Senate Republicans will have a clean slate at the start of 2015 if they control the upper chamber. Senate GOP aides say that's the message from the leader, who could face opposition from conservative lawmakers who want to block any non-emergency measures in the window between Election Day and the start of the new Congress in January.

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  9. How the poll was conductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Politico

    The new POLITICO poll is our final wave of interviews with likely voters in battleground Senate states and House districts - those who will decide which party controls the House and Senate next year. POLITICO again partnered with SocialSphere Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to survey likely voters in states with competitive Senate elections and in competitive House districts.

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  10. Strangest wifi hotspots in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Retailers and restaurateurs simply have no excuse when it comes to offering their customers Wi-Fi, especially when you look at some of the places offering wireless access. Cape Town - Retailers and restaurateurs simply have no excuse when it comes to offering their customers Wi-Fi, especially when you look at some of the places offering wireless access.

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  11. Kessler acts to aid coalfields areaRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Flanked by other state senators Thursday morning in Charleston, Kessler announced the creation of a Senate task force as part of the S.C.O.R.E. initiative, which stands for Southern Coalfields Organizing and Revitalizing the Economy.

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  12. Senate task force to aid southern W.Va. coalfieldsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    Senate President Jeff Kessler is setting up a task force as part of a push to help West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields.

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  13. Kessler announces S.C.O.R.E. initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Flanked by other state senators Thursday morning in Charleston, Kessler announced the creation of a Senate task force as part of the S.C.O.R.E. initiative, which stands for Southern Coalfields Organizing and Revitalizing the Economy. The initiative aims to provide economic opportunities in areas which have suffered from job losses and economic hardships primarily due to losses in the coal industry.

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  14. Globalstar satellite company of Covington gets caught in a New York hedge fund feudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Covington may seem an unlikely backdrop for a ferocious Wall Street investor battle, but that is the scenario unfolding around the Globalstar satellite technology company . A New York hedge fund manager boisterously declared the St. Tammany Parish company worthless and started short-selling it.

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  15. Kessler Names S.C.O.R.E. InitiativeRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    Flanked by other state senators this morning in Charleston, Kessler announced the creation of a Senate task force as part of the S.C.O.R.E. initiative, which stands for Southern Coalfields Organizing and Revitalizing the Economy. The initiative aims to provide economic opportunities in areas which have suffered from job losses and economic hardships primarily due to losses in the coal industry.

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  16. Sprint seeks fed approval to buy data-bolstering spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Overland-Park-based carrier hopes to acquire 10 MHz of broadband PCS spectrum from Bellevue Wireless LLC. The spectrum covers the Kentucky cities of Somerset, Middlesboro and Harlan. No financial terms were disclosed within a related Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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  17. ISP releases names in Megabus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Officials say 22-year-old Logan Thompson, of Columbus, was driving on I-65 northbound when his Saturn struck the cable barriers. Thompson's car stopped with the rear of the car in the right lane.

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  18. Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, October 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Umbrella: Take the umbrella again today. It won't rain all day, but expect light rain from time to time as wrap around moisture moves into WAVE Country.

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  19. Dozens injured in Megabus crash in central Indiana on the way to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Take the flu season, and add in the Enterovirus D-68, and a very small threat of Ebola, and you've got yourself a real virus storm. Take the flu season, and add in the Enterovirus D-68, and a very small threat of Ebola, and you've got yourself a real virus storm.

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  20. Globalstar stock tumbles more in short-seller battleRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    Globalstar stock continued to tumble Monday as a short-seller continued to take shots at the Covington-based satellite phone company. Shares of Globalstar were down 9 cents, or 5 percent, to close at $1.71 Monday.

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