William Penland

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Google Fiber is ending a free-internet offer in its first city

What the changes in Kansas tell us about Alphabet unit's ambitions.<p>When Google Fiber first arrived, it came with a compelling pitch: Pay a one-time construction fee, and you get Internet access for free after that.<p>Now Fiber is dropping that option for new subscribers in Kansas City, its first …

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Virginia: A Culinary Scene on the Rise

New book The Virginia Table explores the state’s modern bounty.<p>Things are changing in Virginia. Though the state has a culinary history dating back …

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Low Oil Prices: History Not Science Fiction

In the late 1990s, after the oil price boom of 1996 and bust of 1998, with the accompanying hire-and-fire cycle in the industry, company executives sighed and talked about how they would exhibit capital discipline in the future. And they were true to their word–some of them, at least for a …