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GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

While many have debated how the Affordable Care Act will affect doctors and their patients, far less attention has been given to another law with far-reaching consequences for the medical profession: the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

March 31, 2014 12:17 pm

EDITORIAL: Continue to publish full list for tax sales

State Rep. Rick Niemeyer was trying to save county government some money with House Bill 1101. But those savings would have come at the public's expense.

January 21, 2014 12:00 am Related

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Broadband project draws national attention

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Broadband project draws national attention

About a year ago, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association attended a Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference in Danville, Va. At about the same time, we were negotiating contracts here for fiber broadband construction.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Study on library services needed

EDITORIAL: Study on library services needed

The examination of long-term debt at Northwest Indiana libraries has brought to light some interesting developments and a reminder of what could be.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Related
BILL MASTERSON JR.: The price of information is going up

BILL MASTERSON JR.: The price of information is going up

It struck me the other day when I was answering an email from someone questioning why he should be expected to pay more for his subscription while, as a company, The Times is donating $100,000 to help develop a new Boys & Girls Club at the former Tolleston School in Gary. To clarify, we …

August 16, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Consumers may gain from changing telecom landscape

GUEST COMMENTARY: Consumers may gain from changing telecom landscape

Fifteen years after passage of the Telecommunications Act, we're still experiencing revolutionary changes in the way we communicate, engage in commerce and grow the economy. Our media landscape is full of competing companies and technologies, all providing tsunamis of digital bits -- the lif…

September 21, 2011 12:00 am

Comcast brings Internet Essentials program to D.206

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Bloom Township High School District 206 students may be able to acquire laptops and access the Internet as part of an innovation program being offered by Comcast.

July 12, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Mobile devices will dominate our lifestyles this year

GUEST COMMENTARY: Mobile devices will dominate our lifestyles this year

The Great Recession might have delayed the onslaught of mobile devices as a driver of our digital culture, but 2011 will be the year when many aspects of our lifestyles are influenced by mobile communications:

January 11, 2011 12:00 am
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