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The unedited diary of an Internet outage survivor

The unedited diary of an Internet outage survivor

When virtual turmoil engulfs Statesboro, one man records his fight against boredom in blackout

Matt Sowell

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     A wave of virtual darkness swept through the Statesboro this past weekend, causing havoc for all college students and Statesboro locals using one of ... [Read More]

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