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TDS employee volunteers at home and on the road

Alan Leopold is a TDS employee whose volunteer efforts go well beyond average—volunteering when he's close to home and when he's on the road. From North Freedom, Wis. to Knoxville, Tenn., to Bend, Oregon, Alan's having an impact.
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Gear for your picturesque paddle

The days are getting longer and warmer, which means your nearest lake or river is also heating up. This summer, as you set off on whatever adventure is calling you onto the water, make sure that you are prepared to get wet, while keeping your electronics dry.
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Can you spot the phish?

Each phishing attempt can look different from another. Some may include a link, others may have a malicious attachment, and another may simply ask you to reply. With the huge variety of methods out there, are you really sure you can spot a phish? Test your spotting skills by looking at six different emails we’ve received over the years.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Beatles

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who has never heard any Beatles songs, but in this case, this is an album you don’t frequently hear played start to finish. Some of the hits on Help! are simply tremendous—and the lesser known tracks paved the way for some of the future experimentation the band would end up doing. Grab it today for only $5.
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Pacific Rim, Acrimony, Paul, Apostle of Christ coming to TDS TV on Demand

If you love battling robots and monsters, we have some fun for you. The science fiction epic “Pacific Rim: Uprising” headlines this month’s new films on TDS TV on Demand. And if giant creatures aren’t your cup of tea, we have a diverse set of dramas to satisfy everyone. There is the inspiring “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” the big-hearted “Woman Walks Ahead,” plus the revenge-fest that is “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony.” And finally, “Alex & Me” is the perfect film for any pre-teen girl in need of some encouragement.
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Asked to pay a bill with a gift card? Don’t.

If you’ve been asked to pay for something with a gift card, please note this is a scam. The scenario generally involves callers claiming to be from a Tech Support company, the IRS, a so-called family member or a friend-of-a-friend.  The caller demands the gift card numbers and PIN.
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Seeds of inclusion

Here at TDS, we strongly believe the concept of a diverse and inclusionary workforce—and are making strides to make that happen. Check out this recent story in ISE Magazine about our latest efforts.
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Facebook Messenger used to steal money and identities

Has one of your Facebook friends or family members ever sent you a private message requesting money or your social security member? If you’ve gotten one, well, chances are, he/she is likely not really your friend or relative.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Countless tributes, covers and a future full-length biopic about the group, it’s obvious how much the ragtag group of southern rockers impacted the music landscape. If you’ve somehow truly never experienced the band before, give this one a shot today. It’s their best album to start with and is a great intro to southern rock—and for only $5? It's a steal.
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Summer gadgets and gizmos

Summer is here and it's time to hit the beach, the trails, and the patio. To help you enjoy the outdoors, we've put together a list of some fun tech gadgets that you might want to consider. Whether you want to go out into the wilderness or out to the backyard, there's a gadget or gizmo that fits your need or personality.
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