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Interesting Video from WSJ on Rural Broadband

Interesting Video from WSJ on Rural Broadband

When it comes to rural broadband status there's not much difference between West Virginia and Deep East Texas: As many schools around the country start the year virtually, residents in rural communities like those in West Virginia are asking why they don’t have...

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Jasper County & Broadband Mapping

Jasper County & Broadband Mapping

Austin, TX (July 22, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for Texans, but it has also opened the dialogue for a historic expansion of broadband service across the state. This crisis has made the need for statewide adoption more critical...

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From the Tyler County Booster

From the Tyler County Booster

https://www.tylercountybooster.com/index.php/news PHOTO BY MICHAEL G. MANESS Former Mayor Jimmie Cooley networked with JEDCO Director Eddie Hopkins, U.S. Representative Dr. Brian Babin, NAPC President Lonnie Grissom, TCIC President Gil Tubb, and Texas Rep. Dr. James...

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Guide for Safely Returning to Operations

Guide for Safely Returning to Operations

Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, is making available to all organizations its Safe Work Playbook, a newly created interactive guide offering potentially helpful practices for health and safety procedures,...

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Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Covid-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the provision of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private non-profits in affected communities. Texas is currently working with SBA to qualify for this...

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