Carthage's route to high-speed Internet service might run underground. The city has been approached by multi-national company I3 America. It says patented technology allows it to place fiber-optic cable in sewer lines.
The city and the company have agreed on a study by the company to be completed September 12th. Second-ward Alderman Gary Smith says the company has taken an initial look at the city's sewer system.
He says, “They're very interested. I think that they'll progress-that things will progress.”
Sunday, June 17 marks the 40th anniversary of the bungled burglary at the Watergate Hotel that eventually led to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
Richard Filipink of Western Illinois University's History Department said the impact of the scandal has been felt ever since. All one has to do it look at the Republican attacks on Democrat Bill Clinton when he was president in the 1990s.