Stories tagged with: Sprint

March 11, 2011 - 5:59pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A grant is helping local students stay connected.

Out of 5,000 schools nationwide Foxfire School was one of 23 to get the grant sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission. Through a partnership with Sprint Wireless each student will get a laptop device with 4-G capabilities. This will help student K-12 access digital text books and cutting edge learning tools.

"The unique thing about the situation is with the 4G you have internet access anytime, anywhere and that's...

May 23, 2010 - 6:03pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

When the sun starts shining, you should know to lather up with sunscreen. One local Sprint store is teaming up to fight Skin Cancer.

As a part of their customer appreciation days, the corporate Sprint store located on Taryn Trace is running some special deals, but they're also promoting awareness for Skin Cancer. They've partnered with Genesis HealthCare System.

"We are actually donating a fundraiser to Cancer research, research for Skin Cancer, so we've been fundraising for...

January 24, 2010 - 9:21pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

The Internet is a wealth of knowledge that we can gain access to at the touch of a button, but it has also proven that it can be a dangerous tool, especially when it comes to kids and teens.

WHIZ's Emily Baird explains what one local cell phone provider is doing to help promote internet safety.

Social networking is a popular tool in this day and age.

"Being teenagers, we mainly have MySpace and Facebook, " says 17-year-old Barrett Carnaha.

These sites allow...

September 27, 2009 - 9:05pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

September is Hunger Action Month, and Sprint stores across the country are taking part in a big-scale effort to feed those who are hungry.

So, to help, from Thursday through today, Sprint stores held a food drive.

"We know that there's a great need for this, this time of year. The Christ Table does 47,000 meals. Zanesville and Muskingum County is one of those places that does that. So, we're just trying to support them. They need canned fruits, peanut butter,...

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