News tagged with stimulus package

$100 million question: Where's broadband in US?

(AP) -- The national stimulus package passed by Congress in February may have been too enthusiastic about spending money on one particular project: figuring out where broadband Internet access is available ...

Sep 12, 2009
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Go for gigabit speeds: America should expect nothing less

As federal officials begin reviewing 2,200 detailed proposals requesting more than seven times the $4 billion in broadband investment in this round of stimulus funding, it's a good time to revisit the big-picture and ask ...

Sep 01, 2009
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Paperless health care? One hospital's long journey

(AP) -- Baby Riley Matthews wheezed noisily on the exam table. "He's belly-breathing," the emergency-room doctor said worriedly - Riley's little abdomen was markedly rising and falling with each breath, a sign of respiratory ...

Jul 07, 2009
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Which treatment works best? Top study needs listed

(AP) -- The government is about to start a huge research effort to prove which are the best treatments for scores of ailments. Irregular heartbeat, prostate cancer, back pain and hearing loss lead the list of medical problems ...

Jun 30, 2009
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Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace

(AP) -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and ...

Jun 21, 2009
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Libraries eye stimulus money for their Web access

(AP) -- The libraries in Delaware County, Pa., are trying to shift into warp speed. The county is hooking eight branches to a fiber-optic network to help meet library patrons' ever-rising demand for high-bandwidth tasks like ...

May 05, 2009
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