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Broadband 101: Terms to Know

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Basic Terms You Should Know Broadband internet connection: the FCC currently defines broadband internet as a connection with at least a 25 Mbps download speed and a 3 Mbps upload speed. Download speed: the speed at which data is being sent from the Internet to your computer Internet Service Provider (ISP): the company that provides… Read More

Summit Hopes To Bring Broadband To Appalachia

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In the hopes of bringing awareness of the need for broadband access in Appalachia, activists and government leaders alike are meeting in Marietta tomorrow. Members of technology organizations, local governments and a representative from the federal government will meet at the Appalachian Ohio-West Virginia Connectivity Summit and Town Hall. A keynote speaker at the event… Read More

Gladden House Sessions 2017: Tyler Childers

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A native of Lawrence County, KY, Tyler Childers has been churning up buzz amongst peers and critics alike for nearly a decade. His world-weary combination of country, folk, and bluegrass have culminated now with his highly anticipated album Purgatory, due out on August 4 on Hickman Holler Records/Thirty Tigers. Childers’ newest release is the result… Read More

Inmates Grow, Plants Grow at Toledo Prison

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio prison has established a gardening program in an effort to keep inmates from returning to prison after they’re released. The Toledo Correctional Institution are growing plants such as zucchini, watermelon, and cabbage while learning skills to help them after prison. Corrections officer Kenneth Koontz launched the program. He says… Read More