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Heat Posing Challenges For Many, Including Firefighters & Cell Phone Carriers

Problems are exactly what Verizon is trying to head off in the hot weather.

07/18/2013

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Local People React To NSA Collecting Verizon Telephone Data

The White House is defending a court order that gives the government permission to collect the phone records of millions of Verizon customers.

06/06/2013

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Verizon Offers Reward For Information In Copper Cable Thefts

You could get $50,000 if you know who is stealing copper telephone cables in Washington and Lawrence Counties.

04/03/2013

Copper Telephone Cable Thefts Investigated

Verizon is reportedly offering a $50,000 reward for information in cases of stolen copper telephones wire.

04/03/2013

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Rural W. Va. Without Street Names, Now On The Map

Residents of rural W. Va. towns will now have a place on the map.

01/26/2013

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Amber Alert Flub: Phone Companies Sent Messages In Pittsburgh

The Amber Alert for the missing 5-year-old girl from Philadelphia may have been helpful in her recovery.

01/15/2013

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Consumer Reports: Prepaid Phone Plan Can Be Smart Way To Save

What’s the best cell phone service? Verizon and two smaller companies, Consumer Cellular and U.S. Cellular, just earned top ratings in Consumer Reports’ latest survey. But if you’re trying to save money, Consumer Reports says a pre-paid service can be a better option.

11/29/2012

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Consumer Reports Compares iPhones & Androids

In a TV commercial, Samsung makes fun of Apple fans, claiming that Android phones have had better features and capabilities than the iPhone 5 for ages. Back in the labs, Consumer Reports puts all the phones through their paces, assessing each one’s features and options.

10/05/2012

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Cell Phone Companies ‘Throttling’ Largest Data Users

It’s called throttling — deliberately slowing down your access to the internet from your smart phone.

02/13/2012

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Verizon Landline Phone Service Out In Baldwin-Whitehall

A landline phone service outage is affecting Verizon customers living in the Baldwin-Whitehall area.

11/17/2011

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Burglars Target Cell Phone Stores At Waterfront

Police say they’re beefing up patrols at the Waterfront in Homestead after a pair of smash and grab burglaries. The most recent theft occurred just after midnight early Tuesday morning when someone used a hammer to break into the AT&T store through the front window.

10/11/2011

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Striking Verizon Employees Heading Back To Work

Verizon workers will return to their positions Monday night despite not having a new collective bargaining agreement in place yet.

08/20/2011

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Verizon Workers Rally At Station Square, March To Downtown

Striking Verizon workers gathered for a rally in front of Sen. Pat Toomey’s office in Station Square and then marched to company’s headquarters downtown.

08/18/2011

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Verizon Phone Service Repairs Backlogged During Strike

Verizon Spokesperson Lee Gierczynski can’t say how many people in our area may be waiting for landline phone service to be restored for various reasons, but he says the wait is definitely longer than normal.

08/17/2011

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Sabotage Suspected In Verizon Phone Service Outage

Phone service went out in Lemont Furnace and Verizon believes saboteurs were possibly behind it. The phones went out because someone got into a locked underground vault with a key and turned off the breakers.

08/11/2011

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