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States, communities struggle to meet deadline in broadband funding process
Jan 13, 2023
The deadline is this week to file challenges to FCC maps that will be used to dole out $42.5 billion in funding.
States are being sued for trying to "claw back" pandemic unemployment benefits
Oct 14, 2022
Texas, for instance, sent out more than 1 million overpayment notices since the pandemic began.
Neighbors are concerned SpaceX could transform South Texas
May 11, 2018
Some fear noise and explosions. Others see a boost to tourism and a spot on the world map.
There is a major digital divide on the Texas-Mexico border, one of least connected parts of the country
May 3, 2018
The Texas-Mexico border is one of the least connected in the U.S. A map from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shows border counties bathed in bright red, meaning less than around 60 percent have home internet access. It’s a distinction shared by the Mississippi Delta and Appalachia, other parts of the country with pernicious […]
Could big data unlock safer commutes for cyclists?
Jan 8, 2018
There was a 64 percent increase in people biking to work between 2000-2012. With more cyclists on the roads, cities are struggling to keep up with infrastructure.
Deadly disease research labs are so busy, they're turning away work
Dec 28, 2017
A number of deadly disease research labs in the U.S. are considering expanding as strained capacity has led them to turn away work.