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I live about 2 miles from the Arrowhead and Kuaffman sports complex in KC,Mo.Its about 15 min to old downtown KCK and about 35 min to the Kansas Speedway area.The downtown part is a dump but the other side will rival any new area in the country they got it all.Hopefully this will trickle down to my area where I am on AT&T Uverse right now I get around 12 down and 1.5 up I think their top teir is 20 down.

Gates has the best sauce around these parts but they got real chincy and expensive.JackStack has the best food and a good sauce also.Arthur Bryants not so much.There is a ton of good BBQ around here tho.
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My community was in the running for this, so it's a bit disappointing to see it go out to Kansas. Regardless it's a great step towards faster internet.

http://mashable.com/2011/03/30/googl...r-kansas-city/
Haters gonna hate. Damn.

Kansas represent!
    
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Not to far away from me. Hopefully they roll it out across the state soon.
(I am a little surprised to see they picked KCK though.)
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I especially love how the town that officially changed their name to Google before the decision was more or less not even given the time of day by Google.
    
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I especially love how the town that officially changed their name to Google before the decision was more or less not even given the time of day by Google.
That was Topeka that changed their name to Google but I still feel this had something to do with it.
 
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Haters gonna hate. Damn.

Kansas represent!
You know it lol.
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You know it lol.


OT: been to the martin city jack stack, it really is the best BBQ anywhere, definitely why google picked KC.
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didnt know they knew what internet was until now....
jk lol
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Thanks for the BBQ list y'all!! I definitely have to try some the next time the wife is away (vegetarian). I don't like Arthur Bryants. I found it to be my least favorite sauce, but they do make up for it in portion size.

I have a feeling that KCK was chosen because they probably got some great deal from the city government that no other city could match. And maybe even got a kick-in from the state too. That is how KC, MO ended up with Gateway 2000 call center back in the '90s, and they built it right on the state line so the training/cafeteria side was in KS, the call center was in MO, and the main entrance was on the state line. A cube farm that spread across many acres, in what used to be the old cattle yards.
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i am seriously jealous, I will readily admit that.

While I get amazing speeds of 40-50 down, to have a GIGABIT available is just insane.
I hope we get improved FiOS this year though.. Verizon promised that
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