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Friday Sep 12 | TMCnet

Will Kentucky Be Home to the Next Gigabit City?

Some places are known for strange things, and for strange reasons. Centralia in Pennsylvania, for example, is known for a fire that's reportedly been burning continuously under the city since 1962.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business Journal

Export-Import Bank to get nine-month extension under House funding bill

The Export-Import Bank would be reauthorized through June 30 under a temporary federal spending bill that's expected to pass the House later this week. That extension falls short of the multiyear reauthorization sought by supporters of the export credit financing agency , but it sure beats letting the Ex-Im Bank go out of business at the end of this month, which some conservatives favor.


Wed Sep 03, 2014

Arkansas Times

This just in: Arkansans support motherhood, apple pie and government broadband for schools

The lobbying effort continues by a Walton-financed group pushing for state takeover of providing broadband service to public schools.


Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas Government, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Ky. GOP House leaders target federal health care

Republicans vying to wrest the Kentucky House from Democratic control for the first time in nearly a century promised Tuesday to try to repeal the state's Medicaid expansion and rein in other parts of the federal health care overhaul.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Thu Aug 28, 2014


What criteria is used to issue an Amber Alert?

The system is an effort between Indiana radio and television stations and police.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Public Power

August 28, 2014 - Municipal utility in Russellville, Kentucky,...

The municipal electric utility in Russellville, Kentucky, said the first 1-gigabit broadband service in the state will be available for residential and business customers beginning on Sept.


Related Topix: Russellville, KY

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Corporate Crackdown Could Quiet Cybercrime

It's all too easy to find a rogue online pharmacy that sells drugs to people who don't have prescriptions.


Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Should Oregon high schools and middle schools start later so teens can get more sleep?

The first day of school for Beaverton's option school students begins at or before dawn, as buses roll to make early start times at middle and schools.


Related Topix: Oregon, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., Parenting, Kids

Business Journal

BEAM report highlights infrastructure deficiencies in region

A regional infrastructure report issued by the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement this week shows the 22-county region between Lexington and Louisville needs to shore up its infrastructure deficiencies to compete nationally and on a global level for economic development.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: When it comes to Internet speed, Kentucky stuck in the slow lane

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections.


Related Topix: Kentucky