Dozens of people gathered under Modesto's historic downtown arch today to urge search engine giant Google to build a high-speed Internet network here.
Citizens and government officials gathered under the "Water, Wealth, Contentment, Health" arch to pose for a photo to show Google how much the city would welcome being a test site for its ultra-high speed fiber-optic network connections.
Google is asking cities to apply by March 26. The company says its network would offer an Internet connection 100 times faster than to what Americans typically have access.
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