Brazil's president says the nation has nearly doubled its high-speed internet connections in the past year.
President Dilma Rousseff says there are now 72 million such connections in Latin America's largest nation.
She says 6 million families have signed up for low-cost high-speed Internet access through the government's four-year, $6 billion National Broadband Plan.
The government aims to have 40 million households hooked up through the plan by 2014.
Private studies have shown that broadband access in Brazil is more expensive than most nations, averaging about $42 per month.
But the government plan provides access for prices starting at about half that.
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A 33 year old man and a 37 year old man were found dead in Long Lake in the Township of Elk early Sunday morning.
As a prominent pastor in Merrill is fighting for his life, his community speaks out about the impact he has on them.
Crews are on scene of a fire at Dolhun Field Airport in Lake Tomahawk.
Two men accused of burning down a Wausau East High School shed appeared in court Tuesday, both are charged with arson.
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