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Janice Bowling, a 67-year-old grandmother and Republican state senator from rural Tennessee, thought it only made sense that the city of Tullahoma be able to offer its local high-speed Internet service to areas beyond the city limits. 4,132 more words
Gripes about internet speed are common across the country, but in certain towns the complaints have a special twist: the fact that local utilities want to offer faster broadband infrastructure, but state governments — at the apparent behest of the telecom industry — have passed laws to prevent them from doing so. 1,187 more words
How oil and gas firms gained influence and transformed North Dakota
Source: Center for Public Integrity
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Oil development has transformed this state to the point where it’s hard to find a place or person that hasn’t been touched by the boom.