The state has contracted with SecurityLink from Ameritech Corp. of Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., to provide electronic security monitoring systems.
SAFE AND SECURE.
MY NEW CALIFORNIA.my.ca.gov
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
WITHOUT A LICENSE. Internet access to motor vehicle information went down for several hours last month, keeping hundreds of customers from obtaining new license tags and renewals online. The network failure occurred when Intermedia Communications Inc. of Tampa, Fla., attempted to upgrade the state's license tag renewal system to handle more data.
SEND IT OUT.
PORTAL IN PARADISE.
SEEK AND DESTROY.
BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL.
FOCUS ON FOLKS.www.accesskansas.org
The Wyoming State Library is testing two REB 1100 eSsential eBooks. Each unit, about the size of a small Etch A Sketch, can hold about 20 books.
IN THEIR HANDS.
LOOK MA, NO HANDS.
PORTAL OF DISCOVERY.
GEOGRAPHY LESSON. About a year ago, fourth-graders at Newcastle Elementary School sent about 25 e-mail messages to family and friends using Yahoo Mail. The message was simple, teacher John Street said. ' 'Hi, we're done studying states and capitals. Please write back and let us know where you are.' My expectation was that we would get about 500 replies,' he said.
So far, the class has received more than 115,000 messages from people all over the world. 'It's been a valuable lesson in the power of the Internet,' Street said.
TALE OF TWO COUNTIES.cass.nd.ezgov.com/propertyburleigh.nd.ezgov.com/property
GAME OF QUARTERS.
HANDS OFF MY LUNCH.
KEEP ON CLICKIN'.
BUY THIS VOTE (MACHINE). Saint Croix County auctioned its Votomatic voting machines, complete with ballots, on www.liquidation.com, an online surplus exchange run by Liquidation.com of Washington, D.C. The state banned the machines following last year's election. County clerk Sue Nelson said Liquidation.com convinced her that people would want the machines as souvenirs. The Votomatic uses prescored punch card ballots, which the county planned to include with the auctioned machines. 'We are throwing in the chads for free,' Nelson said. She set a minimum bid of $300 for each of the 11 machines.
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