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A sign welcomes visitors in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on July 14 2016, days before the city hosts the Republican National Convention. (Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)
A sign welcomes visitors in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on July 14 2016, days before the city hosts the Republican National Convention. (Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)
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After the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA championship last month, more than 1 million people lined the streets of Cleveland for a victory parade — and noticed they had trouble getting online with their phones.

That’s a scenario city officials want to avoid for the Republican National Convention. Mark Urycki from Here & Now contributor WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland reports on the city's IT makeover.

Read more on this story via WCPN Ideastream.

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Mark Urycki, reporter for WCPN Ideastream in Cleveland. He tweets @MarkUrycki.

This segment aired on July 15, 2016.

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