Kentucky Broadband Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Powering Appalachia's brighter futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Institute for Southern Studies

    On Oct. 15, the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative announced its first round of grants for communities in 12 states and tribal regions affected by changes in the coal industry and energy sector. The $14.5 million is aimed at helping diversify economies, create jobs, attract new sources of investment and provide skills training for high-quality employment.

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  2. CISA on track for vote on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Politico

    POLITICO Playbook, presented by Altria -HILLARY VICTORY LAP: Drops mic after 11 hours - DES MOINES REGISTER: Carson surge 'latest thunderclap of outsider-centric GOP cycle' - SCOOP: McConnell pressures Rand to switch from presidential run to Senate DES MOINES REGISTER: Carson surge 'latest thunderclap of outsider-centric GOP cycle' - SCOOP: McConnell pressures Rand to switch from presidential run... Ben Carson's lead in Iowa is gaining steam putting the retired neurosurgeon nearly 10 percent ahead of his nearest rival Donald Trump. Eighty-one percent of Republican insiders say that the likelihood that Trump becomes their party's nominee is higher today than it was a month ago.

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  3. Louisville judge rules that county attorney traffic program is unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Attorney: " Kyle Hornback has taken a stand that this individual does not have the privilege of damaging UofL through illegal acts and thinking she can profit from it." Former U of L guard Terry Rozier has had three chances to defend the program from allegations in Katina Powell's book.

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  4. UPDATE 1-Millicom flags "potential improper payments", shares diveRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Emerging markets mobile telecoms and media group Millicom said on Thursday it had reported to U.S. and Swedish authorities "potential improper payments" on behalf of its joint-venture in Guatamala, sending its shares down as much as 12 percent. Millicom took this action after an investigation by law firm Covington & Burling overseen by a special committee of Millicom's board, the company said, adding it would cooperate with the authorities.

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  5. Allconnect Statistics Shows October is Not the Scariest Month of the YearRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Business Wire

    Consumers spend an average of $13 billion on home security each year, according to Fierce Cable . In contrast, they shell out $7 billion for just one day of trick-or-treating according to the National Retail Federation.

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  6. 2015 CMA Awards Facebook ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WKRN

    To enter the Sweepstakes you must complete the online entry form on the Sweepstake Information Page. Limit one entry per person during contest period.

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  7. Utility Experts Address Innovation and Consumer Expectations at Annual Allconnect SummitRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Business Wire

    Allconnect CEO Sam Howe kicked off the conference with a discussion on the mover experience by inviting an Allconnect / PG&E customer to join him on stage. In closing, Howe reminded the audience that "while expanded products benefit customers, it's ultimately the experience they have with our companies that makes the biggest difference."

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  8. An open letter to sports fans on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | A Sea of Blue

    I get excited when my team wins, just like you do. Just a couple weeks ago, when Dorian Baker scored a touchdown to give Kentucky a win over Eastern Kentucky, I nearly threw my phone through the ceiling.

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  9. Covington: Right about the hyperboleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Sun-Star

    CAN one of you techie chappies out there tell me what happens to wi-fi internet connectivity every morning at six-o-clock sharp? I use a SmartBro USB and at 4 or 5 a. m. connectivity is fine.

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  10. ALA, COSLA help libraries LEAP ahead and increase broadband capacityRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | American Library Association

    The launch of a new phase of the federally-funded E-rate reform program aimed at improving broadband capacity to serve community education and learning needs was announced today by the American Library Association and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies . The Library E-rate Assessment Planning project is a two-year initiative that will target five pilot states to develop strategies to increase broadband capacity to local libraries in each state and to increase participation in the E-rate program overall.

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  11. State and Local IoT Activity Heats UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Government Technology

    One takeaway from last week's NASCIO conference is that state and local CIOs are beginning to think more about the Internet of Things as a tool for improving government performance. A formal survey released during the conference and informal polling conducted during the event showed similar results: A majority of CIOs are investigating how the emerging IoT will impact government operations, although most of that activity is in the preliminary stages.

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  12. Gov. Beshear, Rep. Rogers at call center ribbon cutting, SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    Gov. Beshear, Rep. Rogers at call center ribbon cutting, Somerset Company's accounts-receivable and business services creates 150 jobs Click on headline for complete story From Commonwealth News Center Somerset, KY - - Governor Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers joined EOS USA and community officials for a ribbon-cutting celebration marking the company's new flagship customer-service call center and its addition of 150 jobs in southern Kentucky's Pulaski County. "EOS USA will make a great addition to Pulaski County and to the Commonwealth," said Gov. Beshear.

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  13. W. Louisville FoodPort celebrates community withaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | WHAS11

    W. Louisville FoodPort celebrates community with 'Harvest Festival' After months of community meetings discussing the site for the proposed West Louisville FoodPort, organizers held an event Check out this story on WHAS11.com: http://on.whas11.com/1LBT3xG LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After months of community meetings discussing the site for the proposed West Louisville FoodPort, organizers held an event to celebrate the season as well share more information about the project Saturday.

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  14. Obama Puts Coal Miners Out Of Work Then Offers Them Funding For Job TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    The Obama administration is offering coal country $14.5 million in federal funding for programs to retrain out of work coal miners and for economic development after imposing regulations to shrink the coal industry. It's been called a " grim solace " to coal workers who lost their jobs by the thousands in the past few years due to increased competition from natural gas and federal regulations aimed at decreasing coal use for electricity.

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  15. Atlanta Comcast Users Now Have to Pay $35 Monthly to Avoid Caps -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Broadbandreports

    At the beginning of this month Comcast added a small wrinkle to its slowly expanding usage cap "trials," forcing users in these markets to pay a $30 premium if they want to avoid usage caps . Initially, this option was only available in Florida test markets, but users in our forums indicate that Comcast has now extended the idea into Atlanta.

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  16. U.S. doles out $15 mln to bolster coal state economic transitionRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Reuters

    Oct 15 The Obama administration on Thursday awarded nearly $15 million in grants to projects across 12 coal-reliant states and tribal territories to help them diversify their local economies as the domestic coal industry wanes. The competitive grants are part of the administration's multi-agency Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative to invest in communities affected by changes in the coal mining industry and power sector.

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  17. Obama gives $14.5M for coal country developmentRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Hill

    The Obama administration is giving $14.5 million to 36 programs designed to help coal country communities cope with the economic hardships from the coal industry's decline. The grants come from the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative, a program led by the Commerce Department with the goal of spurring economic development and workforce training to bring coal communities into the 21st century and away from coal reliance.

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  18. Fact Sheet: Administration Announces New Workforce and Economic...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | The White House

    As part of President Obama's effort to assist communities negatively impacted by changes in the coal industry and power sector, today the Administration is announcing 36 awards totaling $14,546,457 for partnerships in 12 states and tribal nations that are seeking to build a more diversified and better economic future for their communities, businesses, and workers.

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  19. Obama doles out money to struggling coal townsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    As his environmental regulations wipe out jobs in the coal industry and potentially drive up the price of electricity, President Obama on Thursday doled out more than $14 million dollars to towns in Kentucky, West Virginia and other areas in the hopes of moving displaced coal workers into other lines of work. The program - known as the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization Initiative - is explicitly designed to help areas "negatively impacted by changes in the coal and power sector," the White House said.

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  20. $1 Million announced to support telecommunications at BSCTCRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Floyd County Times

    On Wednesday, Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers and Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Earl Gohl announced $1 million in grants to strengthen Kentucky's effort to expand high-speed broadband to every corner of the state, starting in Eastern Kentucky. The funding will support the construction of a $4.5 million training facility to house the Broadband and Technology Education Center on the Big Sandy Community and Technical College Pikeville campus.

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