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News stories from the past 60 days.

USDA Invests $345.5 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure to Improve Service for More Than 1 Million Residential and Commercial Consumers in 14 States
Aug 6, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the investment of $345.5 million through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program to fund 20 infrastructure projects. These projects, aimed at improving rural electric service, are located in 14 states including California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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USDA Invests $97 Million in Rural Broadband Infrastructure to Improve Service for 22,000 Subscribers in 11 States
Aug 1, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it is investing in projects to provide or improve rural broadband service through the Telecommunications Infrastructure Loan Program and the Community Connect Grant Program. They are providing $97 million for 12 projects in 11 states.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Connections to Care: Combating Rural Homelessness — with Cell Phones
Jul 8, 2018 - Details the ways science-based cell phone apps are being used to connect homeless populations with services, including case management and transportation. Touches on Oklahoma to discuss how this could potentially be useful in rural areas where people may be more dispersed or where homelessness may present less typically.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite
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Last Updated: 8/13/2018