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Kansas to Receive Rural Broadband Expansion Grants

(photo credit: Tmthetom (CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)), from Wikimedia Commons)
(photo credit: Tmthetom (CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)), from Wikimedia Commons)

Kansas will receive almost 5 million to expand rural access to broadband internet. But experts say that's woefully inadequate, relative to what the state needs. For the Kansas News Service, Madeline Fox reports. 


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