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Where St. Louis Stands on the Digital Divide

By Teresa Martinez, Nine Network of Public Media

Where We Stand Preview blog posts represent the opinion of the author and do not represent the view of East-West Gateway Council of Governments. This post is part of the Where We Stand 7th Edition Preview Blog Series. View other posts in the series here.

For the majority of us, the Internet is firmly integrated into our daily lives and central to our learning. As of 2014, 87 percent of the U.S. population says they use the Internet, according to the Pew Research Center. But today, access is no longer sufficient. Internet access does not mean equal access. As we see in

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Using Data to Prepare St. Louis for Emergencies

By Dale Chambers, Public Safety Director, St. Louis Area Regional Response System

Where We Stand Preview blog posts represent the opinion of the author and do not represent the view of East-West Gateway of Governments. This post is part of the Where We Stand 7th Edition Preview Blog Series. View other posts in the series here.

Where We Stand provides a wide range of information about how the St. Louis region compares to the rest of the 50 most populous metro areas in the country. Some of that information is available to be used for planning for an emergency.

Many of the tables could be used to support emergency planning

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