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What is Memorial Day really about?

What is Memorial Day really about? A TDS employee and veteran—with the the help of a few others—answer this question. As it happens, it's not a day that means the same thing to every veteran.
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Look out for rental scams

You head online looking for a new apartment—someplace nice, reasonably priced, and with great amenities. Based on the photos, you find the perfect one and contact the owner—and that's where things start to go wrong. Find out more about this scam the Better Business Bureau is warning about.
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Shop at home with HSN, JTV, and QVC

Fun fact: you have three great at-home shopping options as part of your TDS TV channel lineup: Home Shopping Network (HSN), QVC, and Jewelry Television (JTV) With an ever-changing assortment of the latest items, HSN, QVC and JTV are your go-to source for an amazing assortment of products. Check out what you can watch (and buy) in the next few days.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Kansas

Toss on this gem from the ‘70s today and jam away. You might think it’s just the same old song, just a drop of water in an endless sea—and that may be true, but for $4.99, this isn’t just dust in the wind.
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TDS employees select charities for donations in the company’s golden year

To celebrate 50 years of service, Telephone and Data Systems, TDS’ parent company, is supporting communities across the U.S. through its 50 for 50 Golden Year of giving initiative. The company is donating a total of $50,000 to 22 charities! Several organizations nominated by TDS employees have already received donations.
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TDS bringing 1Gig broadband to Idaho

Big news! TDS announces plans to build a fiber-to-the-home network in Idaho’s fast-growing Coeur d’Alene area.  The fiber network will ultimately connect more than 42,000 homes and businesses across Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, and Rathdrum. Get the full story.
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Making a network ready

If we’ve announced that we’ll be working in your area, read on to learn a little more about why we hang cable on utility poles and what that process looks like (hint: it’s a lot more involved than you probably think!). Not only will you better understand the activity you’re seeing, you may end up with enough pole knowledge to impress your family or win at your next trivia night :-).
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Chris Stapleton

Describing Chris Stapelton's music as a modern day Otis Redding mixed with a soulful country feel is probably the oddest, but most apt description one could give. The music has almost a soul feel to it, and you could almost convince someone this is essentially a southern rock/blues type record on top of the underlying country themes. If you've never listened to Traveller or Chris' music, it's definitely one to listen to today.
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FCC: Get a one-ring call? Don’t call back

When you receive a phone call from a number you don’t know, and the call stops after just one ring, don’t call back.The Federal Communications Commission is noting that this scam is “ back with a vengeance.” Find out what you need to know.
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Movies to watch with mom on Mother’s Day

Sometimes the best thing you can give your Mom for Mother's Day is the gift of your time. Why not spend some of it doing something fun together by watching a movie? Check out these films that depict a mother’s true love and a variety of ways to be a great mom. Happy Mother’s Day!
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