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Get the Jump on Broadband
Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:33 AM CST

Farmers and residents in many rural areas breathed a sigh of relief in 2009 when the National Telecommunications Information Administration and USDA allocated $7.2 billion to improve high-speed Internet access.

But a number of progressive individuals and groups were already tired of waiting for private telecommunications companies and government agencies to fill gaps in the information highway.

Take Mark Straw, for example. When he took a job as director of the Indiana Egg Board, Straw and his wife, Carolyn Orr, moved to a farm near West Lebanon, a town with a population of ...

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