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City Commission approves updated hazard mitigation plan | Local News

The Owensboro City Commission unanimously approved an update to its Green River Area Development District Hazard Mitigation Plan during its regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

Blake Edge, GRADD director of community and economic development, said during the meeting that the hazard mitigation plan allows the city to receive funds from FEMA in the event that a disaster was declared in Kentucky.

“We go through and conduct a risk assessment,” Edge said. “We map all critical infrastructure and really, the goal is to develop projects to reduce the costs of disasters.

“It is required by FEMA to be

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Oklahoma City Google My Business Ranking/SEO Visibility Expert Services Launched

Web Marketing Solutions has launched an updated SEO service for Oklahoma City clients. They pride themselves on ensuring the businesses they work with hit the top of Google’s rankings for maximum exposure and ROI.

Moore, OK, United States, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

A newly updated search engine optimization service has been launched by Web Marketing Solutions in Oklahoma City. They provide tailored services designed to help businesses improve their online presence and ranking for Google My Business.

More information can be found at: https://webmarketingokc.com/seo-services Web Marketing Solutions is run by Greg Melancon, who has 34 years of experience

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Cayman Enterprise City Website Receives Global Recognition for New Design

“The goal was to deliver a website that will further advance and establish CEC’s brand globally by reflecting credibility, by clearly conveying CEC’s offerings, by showcasing CEC’s vibrant community of innovative entrepreneurs, and by reflecting CEC’s significance as a hub for global business,” said Kaitlyn Elphinstone, VP of Marketing & Public Engagement of CEC. “The challenge was to build a futureproof website that can be easily managed and updated by an internal marketing team of two.”

The submission received a score of 90.50 out of a possible 100 points and took home the HubSpot Website Design Award for the

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New York City Announces Extension of Free Internet-Enabled Tablets for 10,000 Older Adults in NYCHA

April 28, 2021

NEW YORK—Following last spring’s delivery of 10,000 internet-enabled tablets to older adults living alone in 288 NYCHA housing developments across all five boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Chief Technology Officer John Paul Farmer, DFTA Commissioner Lorraine Cortez-Vasquez and NYCHA Chair and CEO Greg Russ today announced the City is extending free internet service on those devices for an additional year. During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City last spring, New York City provided 10,000 tablets to older New Yorkers who live alone in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments. 

“COVID-19 has

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What the New York City Democratic candidates for mayor say they will fix the internet

Wiley and Shaun Donovan have said they would build from the vision in the master plan. Wileys New Deal New York plan—promising $10 billion to revitalize the city—includes $2 billion for digital and physical infrastructure, pairing sewer repairs and bike lanes with broadband fiber and public Wi-Fi.

Wiley led de Blasios efforts to expand internet access as counsel to the mayor, including bringing free broadband to the Queensbridge Houses. She left in 2016, well ahead of City Hall publishing the Internet Master Plan. She continued to work on broadband issues, however, as co-director of the

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The Smart 5G City Means Permanent Surveillance and Risk

Cities around the world are getting smarter. A growing number even designated themselves “smart cities.” There are, of course, as many definitions of smart cities as there are cities professing to be smart. Very generally, smart cities deploy a host of information communication technologies—including high-speed communication networks, sensors, and mobile phone apps—to boost mobility and connectivity, supercharge the digital economy, increase energy efficiency, improve the delivery of services, and generally raise the level of their residents’ welfare. Becoming “smart” typically involves harnessing troves of data to optimize city functions—from more efficient use of utilities and other services to reducing

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