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Federal grant for broadband access in rural Louisiana rescinded

Could the North Florida Broadband Authority Be Far Behind?

LOUISIANA -- The Commerce Department Wednesday rescinded an $80 million grant to Louisiana to spread broadband in rural central and northeastern parts of the state, complaining that the Board of Regents' implementation plan was way behind schedule, incomplete and unresponsive to repeated requests for additional information.

The article can found in the Times Picayune here.