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State refuses to pay for welfare helpline calls

...call to the company, the state should pick up the 30 cents per request. Under telecommunication deregulation, pay phone operators now charge to use the phone even for calls to toll-free numbers. Georgia Human Resources Commissioner Tommy Olmstead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/18/met_231176.shtml
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In the know

...the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon. The telethon, which is Monday, Sept. 2, has volunteer positions for phone operators, pledge verifiers and production assistants. People to tally pledges and work in the Green Room also are needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/08/liv_351444.shtml
Life & style
In the know

...Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon. The telethon, which is Monday, Sept. 2, has volunteer positions available for phone operators, pledge verifiers and production assistants. People to tally pledges and work in the greenroom also are needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/22/liv_353984.shtml
Life & style
Calling on Augusta

...customer-service representatives were getting swamped with service requests, billing questions and sales calls. Phone operators in Knology's six other Southeastern markets were getting swamped, too. So, about two years ago, the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/bus_322804.shtml
Business
Paying more at the pay phones

...federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 allows pay phone operators to charge whatever they want. The new rule went into...Inc. and represents a trade organization of 90 pay phone operators, said no one expected such high rates for directory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/01/biz_216843.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Family and friends search for tsunami survivors online

...sent text messages from across continents in a bid to find those who are missing. In Sweden and Denmark, mobile phone operators stopped charging for mobile calls to and from Southeast Asia for 48 hours to make it easier for survivors to get in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/30/liv_438530.shtml
Life & style
Utilities Commission: Little chance of disaster in 2000

...systems or programs. While most major utilities are already working on the problem, 450 phone companies -- mostly pay phone operators -- and 110 small water and sewer utilities did not respond, he said. "We had many responses that, `I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/02/tec_240698.shtml
XXX Technology
Tips with numbers

...post offices for mail addressed only by name and city. 1879: In Lowell, Mass., a doctor worried that sick local phone operators would be replaced by workers unfamiliar with the community suggests phone numbers be assigned. The idea spreads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/11/tec_205186.shtml
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Calendar

...828-3865. The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon Volunteers Needed Need local volunteers to fill the following positions: phone operators, pledge verification, pledge tally, green room, and production assistant. Groups and individuals welcome. Telethon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/09/usc_351794.shtml
USC | South Carolina Gamecocks
Statewide candidate perils Ga. Superfund

...about who runs Georgia corporations has been strictly low-tech - accessible to most of the state through overworked phone operators. The web-site address is http://www.ganet.org/cgi-bin/pub/corp/corpsearch. UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/04/met_207729.shtml
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