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    ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING...
    Expires: February 29, 2024 @ 7:00pm
    WHAT
    South winds 25 to 35 mph, gusting to 45 mph.
    WHERE
    Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson and Reno Counties.
    WHEN
    Until 7 PM CST this evening.
    IMPACTS
    Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Small tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
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Agriculture needs affordable broadband access, CFRA says

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The Center for Rural Affairs says access to high-speed internet continues to be a challenge in some agricultural areas.

Jillian Linster, interim policy director, says the Biden administration’s ReConnect Program funding should help jumpstart projects across the country. “The federal money is just starting to come in and we haven’t had the opportunity to see the full roll out yet.”

She says some states are helping officials identify which areas are underserved.

Agriculture needs affordable broadband access, CFRA says