Duluth says Google network could be ‘magnet’ for growth



by Bob Kelleher, Minnesota Public Radio

“Duluth, Minn. — Just days after Google pitched its nationwide offer to bring super-fast broadband to a winning community, Duluth Mayor Don Ness was elbowing for his city to be first in line.

The youthful Ness quickly formed a core team, and on Feb. 18 threw a community organizational meeting. About 50 of the city’s leading business people mingled with an equal number of largely unshaven geeks to hear the mayor’s pitch. ” (emphasis added)

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