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Experts point to Arizona's largely rural landscape as one of the reasons it trails other states, and the nation in computer ownership and Internet access, saying it's expensive to extend broadband to rural areas. (Photo by photosteve101 via flickr/Creative Commons)

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Arizona lags in homes with computers, high-speed Internet access

WASHINGTON - Arizona homes trailed the nation in both their access to high-speed Internet and their computer ownership, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.