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Aug 20 2014

Words of Wisdom

I’ve been reading Walter Isaacson’s “American Sketches” and was really struck by a few things in his collection of stories and essays that reflect on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates and the like.  The first thing that struck me was Isaacson’s own reflection on working as the Editor …

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Aug 15 2014

NTCA Encourages Congressional Outreach During Recess

August is such a terrific time for NTCA members to connect with members of their congressional delegation while they are home from their work in Washington, D.C. With so much turmoil and bitter partisanship on Capitol Hill, it is more important than ever for constituents to connect with members of Congress back in their states …

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Aug 14 2014

FCC Commissioner Pai Joins Representative Latta and NTCA Members in Ohio

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FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai was able to accept Representative Bob Latta’s invitation to join him out in Ohio to tour NTCA member McClure Telecommunications Co., managed by Lance Miller. Following the tour, the two key communications policymakers joined a group of telecommunications folks, including a strong contingent of RLECS, who welcomed the opportunity to discuss communications …

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Aug 13 2014

The Rural Brain Gain

The story of rural outmigration goes that the most talented students in a rural community are often encouraged to leave rural America as economic opportunities shrink for young people. Mark Marion, the newest member of our top-notch education and training team, shared with me some recent articles on studies conducted regarding the rural “brain drain.” The studies were …

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