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The digital divide is causing major economic problems for rural Texas. What now?

HUNTSVILLE — John Davidhizar’s business, a Christian camp and retreat in the open spaces of Sam Houston National Forest, has struggled for years with the lack of access to reliable, high-speed internet. It has made it harder to attract campers and staff, market the business and manage reservations.

But here’s what really stings. When his adult children — including a son, a doctor, and a daughter, studying for a master’s degree — come to visit, they don’t stay very long because they need to get back to a better connection for their work.

“They (internet providers) just say we don’t

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