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[2 Jun 2013 | 27 Comments | 7,623 views]
Awesome Site of the Week: Rock City Times

Welcome to yet another installment in our Awesome Site of the Week — a feature that we’re sure will maybe one day, perhaps, become a big hit with our tens of fans.
We at First Arkansas News started this dandy feature in hopes of pointing out some sites that simply ooze awesome but may have been overlooked. You’ll not find any eBays or Amazons mentioned in this feature because, well, everyone’s heard of those. What you will find are some sites that deserve your attention. Make sure to visit them and …

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[18 Aug 2010 | 4 Comments | 1,508 views]
Health care, ed to benefit from $102 million broadband grant

Spending from the grant will include:
• $28 million to construct fiber optic network routes to serve community colleges
• $22 million for telemedicine equipment for hospitals, clinics and home health sites
• $5 million for network equipment for community colleges
• $24 million for connectivity lease charges for participating sites
• $23 million for network infrastructure

LITTLE ROCK–A major grant announced Wednesday in Little Rock will benefit public entities across the state by expanding the broadband capabilities.
The $102 million grant, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program …