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Ky. gets funds for high-speed access to Web

By Jenna Mink/The Daily News (Bowling Green, KY)

Connected Nation targets communities that lack efficient service and works to get better access
These days, Teresa Perkins gets calls from people as far away as Florida, who want to purchase something from her Franklin gift shop - thanks to the World Wide Web.

Kentucky recently received $2.1 million in federal stimulus funds to help bring high-speed Internet to more people. The money will be used to collect data on areas that lack broadband Internet and help improve those services. Those efforts could, in turn, impact local economies and the livelihood of residents, experts say.

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