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be remembered. announcer[a8]rural internet in klamath county-llpkg mari says: "imagine taking the time out of your day to come down to the grocery store, pick out your items, but when you get to pay, you're told the internet is back and come here another day." it's a scenario martin's food store owner in merill says he's too familiar with martin says: "we've gone days where we could not accept credit cards for a it's a scenario martin's means, customers either have to pay cash, or come back later. martins says: "the credit kills us." martin says: lose one or two thousand dollars a day in sales." he's dealt with this for years, but within the last few monthsthings changed. i talked with a man who helped move that bill along. joe says: "klamath county owned the infrastructure through foreclosure and was tranfering that infrastructure to the city of merrill. the existing law in the state of oregon did not allow the city of merrill to transfer that the another entity for 20 years" but with an emergency declariation effective in the bill, it happened immediately. now businesses like martin's have acccess to fireservea high speed broadband internet service martin says: "since fireserve has taken over we haven't had a single problem." not even once has his credit card machine lost internet service since. and the mayor of merrill says feedback from the communtiy has been all positive. william says: "what it means is we will have some of the fastest internet service in fiber optic internet service is a convience, but for martin, it means a stable now customers can rest assured that when they come down to get some groceries, they'll always be able to use a credit card to pay. in merrill, mari nelson, newswatch 12." [a9]first weather-stinger turning