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Cuomo pledges $25M toward broader Internet access

Verizon lineman Clemente Calma installs fiber optic cable

(Credit: AP)

We take our high-speed Internet for granted here on Long Island. We have come to expect consistent service not only from the cable companies to whom we fork over more than $40 per month for the right to broadband access, but also from the businesses, public institutions and even the parks and public gathering places we frequent.

So it may seem quaint to Long Islanders that Gov....

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