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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: B-52’s

Cosmic Thing became a huge hit, eventually selling nearly 10 million copies worldwide and spawning six singles, two of them being on rotation even today across radio stations globally. While this might not be music you listen to everyday, it’s one that gets your spirits up on a tough day. Give Cosmic Thing a shot today—and bring your juke box money!
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TDS.net email Log In has changed

If you visit tds.net to log in to your TDS® email, you’ve probably noticed the top of the page has been redesigned! It’s now sleeker and less cluttered. Learn more about how to log in to reach your email and your account.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Prodigy

The list of accolades for this album are too many to list. Q magazine has it as the ninth best album of all time, probably the highest praise—but it’s on every best-of list for the year and the decade. The melodies, the arrangements, less less sampling—they took took the hard beats, crazy synth use and hard breaks—but adapted it for radio. It was all the stuff hardcore ravers wanted; in a package the label could sell to mainstream radio.
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Slaying energy vampires

Energy vampires are appliances or tech that continue to draw electrical power, even when they’re not being used. These power-sucking devices can be a hidden cause of higher energy bills. Even if it’s just a little power at a time, it adds up to big numbers—like up to a quarter of your electrical bill. Find out what you can do to save your wallet and the planet.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Chris Isaak

His first two albums didn't hit it big but the third try was the charm. An Atlanta radio station music director started playing all the Isaak tracks because they were featured in a David Lynch film. The album became a smash hit putting Heart Shaped World and Chris Isaak on the map.
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How to turn on parental controls for your kids’ favorite online services

Updated for 2020! Most parents don’t want their small kids accidentally wandering into the deep end of the internet without supervision. Parental controls can help keep your kids within the online content areas you’re comfortable with. We’ve rounded up quick links and, in some cases directions, to the parental controls for all of the major streaming services and the most-popular gaming platforms.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Cheap Trick

With two lackluster albums released, Cheap Trick headed to Japan in April of 1978 for a few shows. The welcome they received was a frenzy similar to The Beatles. During the tour, they pressed live recordings of two shows at the Nippon Budokan and then released Heaven Tonight to capitalize on their exploding popularity in Japan and in the U.S.
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Sanford, Michigan restoration updates

The Sanford, Michigan dam failed on May 19, 2020, flooding the Sanford area including key TDS equipment. Read updates about our service restoration efforts.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: MGMT

Rolling Stone ranked the album at number 494 in the 500 greatest of all-time list. That may not seem like a big deal, but the album never hit the mainstream to the extent to get that sort of praise. The album has unique psychedelic pop vibe that's catchy and will keep you coming back.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Jewel

You hear a lot about the advantages of being born into the music business or having family that can get your foot in the door. While that strategy is undeniable, today’s featured act is the polar opposite—almost literally because she was raised in the wilds of Alaska before taking the world by storm with this debut.
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