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Wood Co. One Of 13 WV Schools, Library Receive Internet Funding

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Charleston, WV (AP) -- Thirteen West Virginia school systems and one library have been awarded a total of $2.1 million for internet access.

U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller announced the e-rate grants Thursday.

Rockefeller co-authored the e-rate program, which helps schools and libraries pay the cost of telecommunications, internet access, and internal connections.

School systems receiving funding are Boone, Brooke, Calhoun, Hampshire, Jackson, Jefferson, Mason, Mercer, Mineral, Pendleton, Wayne, Wetzel and Wood counties.

The Kanawha County library also received e-rate funds.

(Copyright 2009 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)


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