D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
In a race to install the technology for faster Internet In an effort to save time and cut costs, some companies have tried to limit the amount of control that local authorities have over the process. The new technology might populate neighborhoods with hundreds of new poles and “small cells” over the next few years, equipment some complain is unsightly and possibly even harmful. We explore legislation in local jurisdictions and what’s next as 5G technology rolls out locally.
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