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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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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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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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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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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Candlebox

Today’s featured artist debuted and became a household name—but history has likely incorrectly classified the group as Nirvana wannabe. Two videos from their debut album would end up being on the ‘most requested’ list for MTV in 1993, and one was even featured on the MTV hit Beavis and Butt-Head. Get transported back to '94 by giving it a listen.
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Cheap Tunes: Madonna

It’s been said this is the album that created “Madonna the Superstar.” She was everywhere—not just on your local radio, but all over television and featured in films. Speaking her name could spark outrage and create debates—but when the day was said and done Madonna also got great reviews and people respected her music. Open your heart to this one today. It almost certainly will cure your Tuesday blues.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Adele

If you’ve somehow managed to not hear Adele over the last decade, first off congratulations—but secondly, you’re missing a piece of art. Her vocals are probably the top five ever, and the raw emotion of her music really comes across no matter where you’re listening. If you move out of your comfort zone for one artist this week, have it be Adele.
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TDS and Earth Day: A half century in the making

Fun fact: TDS and Earth Day are almost the same age. Just as customers' appetite for new technology has grown, so has the need for environmental consciousness and stewardship. In honor of this year's Earth Day theme, we're sharing tips on how you can help endangered species today, and every day.
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How to stop ads from stalking you online

Most of us have been stalked by ads before. You know—the ones that follow you wherever you go online. The advertising industry calls these “personalized ads” and they are indeed tailored to you. They can also be both creepy and annoying. Find out how to stop these stalking ads.
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