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Roy Blunt Takes Tour of Rural Missouri

Blunt talked with community members on how the lack of high speed internet affects their daily lives.

Posted: Feb 5, 2018 3:30 PM

(PLATTSBURG, Mo.) Missouri Senator Roy Blunt made a stop in Plattsburg Saturday during his tour for Rural Broadband Services. 

Currently, 61 percent of rural Missourians do not have access to broadband internet.

Community members were able to speak with Blunt on how the lack of highspeed internet affects their daily lives.

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