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Ill. Senators Push for Internet in Rural Areas

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Illinois senators are introducing legislation to help bring high speed internet to more students in rural areas.

State Senator Andy Manar of Macoupin County says nearly 90 thousand students at 100 rural schools don’t have broadband access. 83 more words


Looking ahead to 2018, 'Politics of Resentment' author Kathy Cramer speaks in Madison

It’s likely both political parties in Wisconsin will tap into rural resentment as the state heads into a gubernatorial and U.S. Senate election later this year, said UW-Madison researcher and author Kathy Cramer Tuesday. 14 more words

Water storage is the green answer to food shortages

HorticultureNZ says drought is threatening food supply:

Water is vital for plants and trees to grow and New Zealand needs to better mitigate droughts that threaten our domestic supply of fresh fruit and vegetables, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says. 634 more words


Low Income communities receive $208 million in lending

Rural communities are sometimes forgotten in today’s Twitter field world when it comes to investment and innovation.  With so much capital residing in the West and East coast, it’s great news when small cities receive investments to support their community.  166 more words


Keep the Net Neutral!

Twenty-one States and the District of Columbia, and several public interest groups, filed the first major lawsuit Tuesday to block the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Net Neutrality rules, marking the start of a high-stakes legal battle over the future of the Internet. 119 more words


Bioscope returns

In the days of Multiplexes and Netflix, it was interesting to see a modern version of the old bioscope. Bioscope was a staple in most temple festivals of olden days. 93 more words