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Tenured incompetence

...proposed constitutional amendment. He got a "C" on the paper. Then, armed only with a typewriter and costly long-distance telephone service, he proceeded to get that amendment ratified by 1992. It is now the 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-12/tenured-incompetence
Comcastic calls ringing in area

...after Knology Inc., to offer consumers a "bundled" package of cable, high-speed Internet and a local/long-distance telephone service. Valerie Gillespie, Comcast's vice president and general manager, said the company decided to enter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/29/bus_94400.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...Michael Capellas and three outsider directors named just after WorldCom - parent of the nation's No. 2 long-distance telephone service provider MCI -filed the largest-ever U.S. bankruptcy in July. Study shows beer ads dominate TV airwaves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/18/bus_364598.shtml
Business
Alltel plans local business service

...Alltel, which has offered wireless and long-distance telephone service in several markets, is following a strategy...based in New Jersey, offers local and long-distance telephone service in Augusta to business customers, but no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/01/bus_294269.shtml
Business
This day in the Millennium: March 24

...scientist Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis. 1883 Long-distance telephone service was inaugurated between Chicago and New York. 1934 President Roosevelt signed a bill granting future independence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/24/met_257081.shtml
Metro
MCI problem cripples some ATMs, data services

...she did not know when service would be returned to normal. The problems did not affect MCI WorldCom's long-distance telephone service. MCI WorldCom was upgrading network software Thursday night when network customers began experiencing problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/tec_268136.shtml
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MCI problem cripples some ATMs' data services

...she did not know when service would be returned to normal. The problems did not affect MCI WorldCom's long-distance telephone service. MCI WorldCom was upgrading network software Thursday night when network customers began experiencing problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/11/bus_267664.shtml
Business
Consumer arbitration clauses are increasing

...presumed to agree to arbitration simply by using the product or service - a credit card, for example, or long-distance telephone service. Millions of Americans are bound by arbitration agreements and many may not know it. They may not have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/01/bus_335975.shtml
Business
Gas customers up for grabs

...lower prices, and they promise to guard customers from unethical marketing tactics like some used in the long-distance telephone service race. "We are all optimistic that it will mean various classes (of customers) will hopefully benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/06/met_241028.shtml
Metro
County approves company

...Internet services to Augusta homes and businesses. It will offer more than 150 cable channels, local and long-distance telephone service and Internet access up to 20 times faster than dial-up service, said company President Bill Morrow. Company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/27/bus_224910.shtml
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