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Tensions Mount As Verizon Strike Continues

Police were called after some Verizon employees in Dormont left work to find their vehicles chained in at a parking lot.


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Verizon Customers May Need Patience During Strike

With hundreds of local Verizon workers on strike, what does it mean for customers? Many of the people on the picket lines are from the call centers. While they’re out, you may get automated services.


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Union Director Explains Reason For Strike At Verizon

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks with Marge Krueger, administrative director with District 2-13 of the Communications Workers of America, about the 45,000 Verizon employees currently on strike due to an impasse in new contract negotiations.

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Striking Verizon Workers Rally Downtown

Verizon workers nationwide are on strike, including roughly 12,000 local employees. The walkout began over the weekend after negotiations failed. A large protest was held at 8 a.m. outside of Verizon’s downtown headquarters.


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Local Verizon Workers Join Nationwide Strike

More than 12,000 local Verizon workers have joined other union workers in a nationwide strike against Verizon.


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Officials Probe Theft Of Copper & Phone Wire In Westmoreland Co.

State police in Westmoreland County are searching for whoever is stealing large amounts of wire from local businesses.


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How To Avoid Spam Messages On Your Cell Phone

Business seems to booming for text message spammers. However, there are ways you can prevent them from reaching your cell phone.


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Landline Phone Service Out In Several Areas

Telephone service was knocked out for more than 100 homes. Officials with Verizon say a fiber optic cable was partially cut.


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Could Upgrading To 4G Be A Waste Of Money?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You’ve heard the term 4G, it’s in just about every cell phone ad you see. All the companies are claiming to have the newest, fastest technology wanting you to upgrade and spend […]


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Local Verizon Customers Excited To Get iPhone

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s the day so many Verizon customers have been waiting for as the iPhone has finally arrived. Several people braved the bitter cold temperatures overnight and lined up outside the Verizon store […]


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iPhone Coming To Verizon In February

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Verizon customers have been waiting a long time for the chance to buy an iPhone on the Verizon network, considered by many to be the most reliable network in the nation. Today, […]


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Reward Offered In Pay Phone Theft Case

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Verizon is offering a thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of a man thought to be responsible for the vandalism and theft from about 70 pay phones in Pittsburgh […]


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Route 30 In Ligonier Reopens

LIGONIER (KDKA) – Route 30 westbound in Ligonier is back open after a Sunday night accident. Westmoreland County Public Safety officials said a car hit a utility pole near Idlewild Park around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. […]


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Verizon Offering Cash Reward In Copper Thefts

UNIONTOWN (KDKA) – Greed is causing a lot of problems for residents and business owners in Fayette County, and now state police say the issue has become a matter of public safety. Verizon is offering […]


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Verizon Bringing 4G Technology To Pittsburgh

Local internet technology experts gathered to hear firsthand about Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE, their latest in wireless technology. Those with a wireless laptop or a new smart phone like a Blackberry or Android will soon […]