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Many, many rural Americans lack access to affordable broadband internet access, and it’s a real drag on the economy. State and federal governments spend hundreds of millions every year to address the problem, but it’s not always clear where the money should go. Plus: What you need to know about SoftBank (it’s not a bank) and what it’s like to buy a house for your parents.