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January 29, 2009

DTV Training: Mn MEP in the news

Yesterday, Mn MEP conducted a DTV educational training at the Waite House with low income Latino families. Together with our partner organization, Main Street Project, we were able to get over 25 applications for the coupon program to help in the purchase of converter boxes. Below is a link to a story produced by KARE 11 on the training and the potential impact of the DTV transition if Congress doesn't push back the date.

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January 17, 2009

DTV Transition Date pushed back to June 12th

MediaPost.com is reporting that the Democrats and Republicans in Congress have agreed to push back the DTV Transition date to June 12th.

The DTV educational outreach being conducted by the Minnesotano Media Empowerment Project and our partner organization Main Street Project & the People Escaping Poverty Project will continue. Stay tuned for upcoming trainings and updates.